Jennifer Snow sq Jennifer Snow, is the first full-time Executive Director for the Frances Clark Center. Snow is a former Vice President, Teacher Education for the Royal Conservatory and previously was a member of the keyboard faculty at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. She holds a doctorate degree from Northwestern University.
PamelaPike Pamela Pike is Editor in Chief/Chief Content Director of The Piano Magazine. She serves as the Barineau Professor of Piano Pedagogy at Louisiana State University. As an award-winning author, Dr. Pike has published over three dozen scholarly articles, and her book, Dynamic Group-Piano Teaching: Transforming Group Theory into Teaching Practice, is published by Routledge. Dr. Pike has presented papers and workshops at conferences throughout Asia, Europe, Scandinavia, and North and South America.
RyanGreene 1 Ryan Greene is Director of NCKP and Director of Digital Operations for The Frances Clark Center. He holds degrees in piano performance and pedagogy from Butler University and Southern Methodist University. He coordinated the Young Professionals Track at the 2014 MTNA National Conference, and the 2015 MTNA Collegiate Chapters Piano Pedagogy Symposium. Ryan currently teaches from his home studio in Ohio after recently completing a six year tenure teaching at Centre for Musical Minds in Frisco, TX.
RebeccaPennington 1 175x175 Rebecca Mergen Pennington has been a member of the faculty of the New School for Music Study since 2007. She currently serves as Administrative Director. Dr. Pennington has been a frequent performer in faculty recitals, contributed to teacher development through blog posts, teaching videos, and work at the NSMS Summer Seminar, and teaches the popular Piano Detectives Club class for kindergarten students. She holds a DMA and MM in Piano Performance from the University of Kansas, and a BM in Music Education from Concordia College.
claire1 Claire Greene is Advertising Coordinator for The Frances Clark Center. Claire studied at the Eastman School of Music and Southern Methodist University. She enjoys a career as a professional harpist. Claire is currently the harpist at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI. She has performed with professional symphony orchestras throughout the United States and in Music Festivals around the world. Claire teaches harp and piano lessons from her home studio in Dayton, OH.
Beth 175x175 Beth Amoroso came to the New School in 2002 as Business Manager. She functions in this position for the entire Frances Clark Center, which includes The New School, The Piano Magazine, and The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy. Previously she worked as the Administrative Assistant for Dining Services at The College of New Jersey. She graduated from TCNJ with a Bachelors degree in Communication.