Kimberly Scopano began studying piano at the age of 10 and has studied under noted concert pianists Wells Gemberling (Curtis Institute), Dr. Samuel Wellman (Florida State), and Dr. David Ehrman (Cincinnati Conservatory). She has performed both locally and nationally and has won various piano competitions. While earning her degree, Kimberly served as collegiate accompanist and performed regularly at (the late) Dr. Jerry Falwell’s church. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in education and has served as both classroom teacher and administrator. Before starting her own piano studio, Ms. (Biller) Scopano was Director of Education for Sylvan Learning Systems, where she managed a staff of 18 and oversaw the education program for 150 students.
Ms. Scopano maintains an active piano studio in York and has been teaching privately for the past twelve years. You will find her students performing with jazz bands, accompanying school choirs, performing locally and at various universities throughout the state. Many pupils have earned Superior Piano Performance ratings at York College’s Piano Performance Festival. Students have entered, placed, and won York Symphony Orchestra’s Composition Competition. Students who have entered the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program have all passed with Honors to First Class Honors with Distinction.
She welcomes students who are striving for and committed to excellence. Currently, she offers both private and group piano lessons for students, ages 5-adult. She also teaches a comprehensive music class for children, ages 4-6; where students learn piano, singing, dance/movement, rhythm, and ear training.
She’s a member of the Music Teacher’s National Association, Matinee Music Club, Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program, and actively serves as Vice President of the York Music Teacher’s Association.