A highly regarded
pianist and piano pedagogue, Mary Lou Iverson is in
Apple Valley, Minnesota. She maintains her skills by
being a frequent performer and staying in touch with
latest pedagogical methods. Performing piano solo in San
Luis Potosi, Mexico, singing at celebration of U.S. Air
Force change of command in Germany, and many areas in
the United States, she strives to add a new touch
to each performance. As piano teacher she consistently
has students who are local/state/national piano
began her study of piano at age 5. The creation of Casa
de la Música Piano Studio began in 1984 in Apple Valley, and
has been in operation ever since.
Adjudication of piano
events such as MMTA state solo competition, ensemble
festival, and American Federation Festival keeps Mary
Lou active in the music community.
Music Theory, Technology and the Music Studio, and
Students with Disabilities are popular presentation
topics provided to music teacher groups. As a writer for
she described the process of website development for an
independent music studio.
Casa de la
Música Piano Studio
piano studio in MN to have a website, or 29 years.
Mary Lou successfully combined the
two parallel major careers of registered professional
nurse and music educator. This unique combination made
music education accessible to those with medical
challenges and disabilities. It is always goal-directed,
positive, enveloping the whole person.
She has published
Music History in the Making, a student
journal that provides goal setting and positive
reinforcement. It is and has been used in Australia,
Canada and of course, the United States. She is one of
developers, a premiere
studio management system for PC.
She is a Nationally
Certified Teacher of Music,
charter member and first president of South
Suburban Music Teachers Association,
affiliated with Minnesota
Music Teachers Association affiliated
Teachers National Association.
activities include family,
genealogy, grandchildren, standard poodles,
family dogs & cats, and beading.