Purser Piano Studio, LLC

General Info

Name: Katherine Purser
Started piano lessons at the age of 8
Graduated summa cum laude from Southeastern University with a B.A. in piano performance in May 2011.

Teaching experience

2007-2008: Piano instructor for Southeastern University Music Camp in Lakeland, FL.

2008: Opened up Purser Piano Studio.

2008-2011: Piano instructor at Geneva Classical Academy (grades k5-12th) in Lakeland, FL. 

2011: Helped develop and teach basic music theory curriculum at Covenant School of the Arts in Lakeland, FL.

2012-2013: Developed, wrote, and taught Music Theory, Ear Training, and Biblical Foundations of Worship courses for Freedom School of Worship in Melbourne, FL.  

Performance Oppurtunities

  • Performed for former President and Mrs. George W. Bush and Condoleezza Rice in 2009, 2010, and 2011.
  • 2009-2011: Pianist for the Southeastern University Jazz Band.
  • 2007-2009: Southeastern University Concert Choir accompanist
Church Playing Experience:
  • Church musician since 2000
  • 2012-present: Worship leader at Freedom Christian Center 

Hopes & Plans for my Future

  • Earn master's degree (eventually a doctorate) in jazz performance and piano pedagogy.
  • Compose a full-length ballet
  • Learn violin, trumpet, and cello 
  • Continue to teach!!
  • Instill in each student a love for music and a passion for learning!
  • Learn how to love well in this short amount of time that we call "life."

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