Lorell Gingrich – Piano, Group Piano
Lorell earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Calgary, has studied with the Royal Conservatory and attends workshops for RCM, Alfred Piano and Conservatory Canada whenever possible. She sang in choirs for 18 years, has played in bands and ensembles and has accompanied students for recitals as well as RCM exams.
She teaches classical and popular piano as well as improv and encourages students to explore these areas of music. Whenever possible. Lorell encourages students to play in duets or small ensembles.
Lorell has also taught preschool music classes with an emphasis on fun but also on developing an ear for folk and classical music and also on listening and rhythmic skills.
She has been teaching piano for over 20 years and derives a great deal of satisfaction from watching students develop their musical skills as soloists as well as in ensemble arrangements.