Adjunct Instructor of Piano
518-381-1231 ext. 2
M.S. Ed., The College of Saint Rose - Independent studies in piano performance and
B.A., Skidmore College - Music – concentration Piano performance
B.A., Skidmore College - French
Chambre de commerce et D’Industrie de Paris, Certificat pratique de Français comercial
et economique avec mention Bien
Translation – Certificate from the chamber of commerce and Industry of Paris
French translation with special mention
Maura E. Hall has a B.A. in Music from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. She received a self-directed Masters in Music Education from the College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY in 1993. She is the recipient 2016 and 2021 Steinway Teacher of the Year Award.
Mrs. Hall studied under Edward Hausman, graduate of the Julliard School of Music and winner of the prestigious Frank Damrosh Prize and the G. Schirmer Award. She began teaching music in Saratoga Springs in 1989 opening Etudes Music Studio, which now has a staff of three instructors and over sixty students.
She has been a member of the Music Teachers National Association since 1990. In 1999, Mrs. Hall became a National Certified Teacher of Music. She served as Chair of New York State District from 1996 through 2018 and is the Chair of Student Evaluations. She is currently the chair of New York State Music Teacher Association Independent Music Teacher Chair and VP of Professional Affairs. She is an adjudicator for the National Music Teachers Association efestival providing assessments and evaluations for students in areas with limited resources. She has authored a book of music theory and has also been published in Keyboard Companion.