Mrs. Bies holds a masters degree both piano pedagogy and music therapy. She was trained as a pianist in her native Japan and moved to Fredonia NY where she attended The State University of New York at Fredonia to study piano and music therapy. Mrs. Bies has completed her Master of Music degree in Music Therapy from Ohio University and Mast of Music degree in Piano Pedagogy from the University of South Carolina, and has been teaching private and group piano lessons for the last decade. She has performed in various community events and has given presentations at conferences. Mrs. Bies is a very patient and nurturing instructor who works well with students of all ages and abilities including those with special needs and learning challenges. Mrs Bies has studies piano with Tao Lin, Sylvia Eckes, Phyllis East and Charles Fugo and is a member of Music Teachers National Association.