Dr. Janet Norman, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, recently received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University. She received her Master of Music degrees from Arizona State University and Bowling Green State University in Ohio and her Bachelor of Music degree from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, OH. She has actively participated in and directed professional piano pedagogy events, master classes and conferences, including chairing the Arizona State Music Teachers Association conference in June of 2004 and 2007. Dr. Norman currently teaches theory, class piano and applied piano at Grand Canyon University, and class piano and applied piano at Southwestern College, and at Scottsdale Community College.
Her performances include solo recitals in Chile, Italy, New York, Ohio, and Arizona. Honors for her performances include third place in the Klatzkin Piano Competition, the 1999 inaugural ASU Contemporary Music Society Competition for performers, a two-time winner of the Three Arts Club of Lakewood, OH in 1987 and 1988, and the 1986 Baldwin-Wallace College/Conservatory Concerto Competition. She is also a nationally certified member of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association).