Linda Petrocchi has been teaching piano since 1978 and recently celebrated her 45th  Anniversary of teaching piano.   She has taught in Texas, New York and New Jersey.  Ms. Petrocchi has been teaching in her Nutley, NJ piano studio since 2003

Educational Background:

Bachelor of Music, Piano Pedagogy, Texas Christian University

At TCU, Linda studied piano in the studio of Lili Kraus under Jo Boatright.  Linda studied Piano Pedagogy with Donna Edwards.  Prior to graduating from TCU, Linda studied at Loyola University in New Orleans with Joan Purswell.

Master of Arts, Creative Arts in Education, New York University

At NYU, Linda was part of a groundbreaking program that combined multiple art forms that focused on the creative process as it relates to arts education.  She was guided by Fran Aronoff.

Master of Liberal Studies, State University of New York

Linda pursued her graduate studies at SUNY / Empire State College, where she focused on cross discipline research into creativity, women in the arts and arts administration.

Dalcroze Eurythmics study at Carnegie Mellon University, The Dalcroze School (New York) and New York University


"Try Improvising," Music For the Love Of It, March-April 1991

"Studio Record-Keeping," Clavier, April 1992

Professional Memberships:

Music Educators Association of New Jersey

National Federation of Music Clubs