Hannah Annonen began taking piano lessons at the age of 7 and is currently a senior at Washington State University studying piano performance. She has been teaching piano to students aged 5-14 for the last four years, two of those through PPLS. Having taken lessons from several different teachers throughout her years of training – and taken professional teaching courses through WSU – she is experienced with a wide range of teaching styles and methods. She is passionate about making music fun and approachable by personalizing music study to each individual student and family.
Leah Terrill received her Bachelor’s in Music from University of Central Missouri in May 2019, where she studied under Dr. Mia Hynes. While studying there, she regularly performed, doing an optional junior recital in addition to her senior recital. In July 2019, she attended InterHarmony Music Festival in Acqui Terme, Italy as a student of Dr. Alessandra Feris, and had multiple performing opportunities, both in solo and chamber repertoire. In the year between undergraduate and graduate studies, she worked as a freelance accompanist at the University of Central Missouri, focusing on mainly vocal solo repertoire. She also completed some solo performances in her gap year, including being named Alternate at the 2019 South Dakota MTNA Young Artists Competition. Currently, she is working on a Master’s in Music at Washington State University, where she is a student of Dr. Yoon-Wha Roh. She has four years of experience of teaching children as young as 5 up to high school age.