Staff & Faculty BIO
- BA in Fine Arts, Piano Performance, Bob Jones University
- Graduate Studies in Fine Arts, Bob Jones University
Connie has had a career as a concert pianist, as well as having taught piano for 45 years. She has developed her own unique course in improvisation, playing all kinds of music. Connie was the director of the piano department of a large music academy in the Caribbean and a recording artist for 32 years in a large recording studio. Having given concerts all over the world, her repertoire always includes classical music, popular music performed in many styles, sacred music (both traditional and contemporary) with the ability to improvise on any tune. Connie has lived in four different countries (Canada, U.S.A. Brazil and the Caribbean) and speaks three languages.
Connie has her own teaching and recording studio in her home, just one block from Prairie College. She teaches for credit at the college as well as privately. Lessons are given on a concert grand piano, and a 7-foot grand piano. Connie tries to make piano work a lot of fun. She is young at heart and loves working with young people. Her improvisation techniques are unique, and hard to find. She is also an adjudicator at music festivals and gives workshops.
Connie is a doll collector with a very large collection. She is also a photographer, loves antiques, elephants, eagles, cats, and anything unusual.