Andover Educators
Bridget Jankowski

Bridget Jankowski

B.A., Music (emphasis on piano performance), St. Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN
Licensed Andover Educator, 1998

Region: Midwestern United States
Home State: Ohio
Available for:  * workshops * individual lessons
Contact:
Telephone: 330.923.7427

Bridget Jankowski is a pianist working in the northeast Ohio area as a church musician, teacher, accompanist and workshop clinician. In 1998 she became the first licensed Andover Educator (with colleague Jeanne Hansen). She has logged over 150 hours of training and study with noted Alexander Technique Teacher and Andover Educators® founder Barbara Conable. She now works with teachers and students on movement and technical issues via the course “What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body”. She has worked to help injured and uncomfortable musicians overcome their disabilities and technical problems, and incorporates these ideas into her daily work with students, church choirs (children and adult), and cantors.

Bridget is currently the Director of Music at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Akron, Ohio and teaches and accompanies with the Western Reserve Suzuki School. Her professional affiliations include the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, the Suzuki Association of the Americas, MTNA (nationally certified), and Ohio MTA. She is an adjudicator for the National Guild of Piano Teachers and other events throughout northeast Ohio. In addition, she has been invited to several other states to give presentations, present workshops or teach at Suzuki Institutes. She has served in the role of music director or accompanist for community theaters and local high school musical productions and has had articles published in the American Suzuki Journal. She currently resides in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio with her husband and three teenage sons.


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