Ashley completed a degree in piano performance at Brigham Young University. While there, she won first place in the BYU Concerto Competition and performed as a soloist with the BYU Philharmonic and Riverton Metropolitan Symphonies. She also taught undergraduate piano classes. Since graduating, Ashley has completed extensive Suzuki training.
Ashley began piano lessons at the age of five at the Peabody Preparatory. With the help of a patient mother and kind teachers, she developed her talent for performing and was a frequent winner in local and state solo and ensemble competitions. She is the mother of three boys who play the cello, piano, and violin. Ashley enjoys performing, accompanying, and teaching piano.
Education and Scholarship:
Suzuki Certification, Book 1
Suzuki Certification, Book 2
Suzuki Certification, Book 3
Suzuki Certification, Teaching Strategies
Bachelor of Music Degree, Piano Performance; Brigham Young University
Recipient of the Brigham Young University Music Talent Award, four consecutive years
Brigham Young University Academic Scholarship
Honors and Awards:
Winner of the BYU Concerto Competition, soloist for BYU Philharmonic
Guest soloist for the Riverton Metropolitan Orcherstra
Taught Music 113, Music 114R, Music 222 at Brigham Young University
Adjudicator for the Art City Music Academy