Nina Miller, Suzuki and Traditional Piano
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Undergraduate Commencement Advisory

The University of Hartford's Undergraduate Commencement main ceremony takes place as scheduled today beginning at 10 a.m. on the campus green. Graduates should report to line up no later than 9:30 a.m. Following the main ceremony, graduates and guests will proceed to separate sites on campus for diploma presentation ceremonies with the following change from the original schedule: the Hartford Art School will hold its ceremony in Gengras Student Union cafeteria while University Studies will move to Wilde Auditorium in the Harry Jack Gray Center. Participants who did not pick up their cap and gown in advance can do so In Konover Campus Center beginning at 8 a.m. See more Commencement information here.

Nina Miller

suzuki and traditional piano

Nina Miller, Suzuki and Traditional PianoNina Miller received her music education in Ukraine, studying piano with Eugenia Borisova. She graduated from the Chernigov School of Music summa cum laude. She has been teaching piano privately for more than 30 years. 

Her music career has given her a variety of opportunities: holding the position of music editor of Lvov Philharmonic Society in her native Ukraine, accompanying children choir, working as music director at different religious institutions and composing for choir and soloists. Her experience in the US includes more than decade of teaching piano at Greater Hartford Academy 
of Arts and accompanying for classical and modern ballet at Hartford Ballet, Nutmeg Conservatory and Hartt School of Music. 

Nina Miller is a member of Suzuki Association of Americas, Music Teachers National Association and Connecticut State Teacher Association.

She is passionately involved in the Suzuki method, finding Dr. Suzuki’s philosophy fascinating and very close to her way of teaching, which pays enormous attention to the beauty of each note. She believes in the nurturing of every child’s ability.

It is very important to her to find that special, unique way to the heart and mind of each of her student, to adjust her teaching to the most efficient way the child can learn.

Teaching Philosophy

It is very important to find a special, unique way to the heart and mind of each of student and to adjust teaching to the most efficient way that the child can learn. Attention to details, proper body and hand position, and good work ethic are important starting from the first lesson.