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Gretchen Tanner

Gretchen Tanner

Associate Instructor
Director of Preparatory Division

MM University of Houston
BM University of Utah

Phone: 801-581-7811
Office: WI 218
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Gretchen Tanner, Director of the Preparatory Division, teaches the beginning piano classes and private lessons.

Gretchen’s responsibilities also include teaching the Piano Pedagogy class in the School of Music, which offers college students a hands-on teaching experience with first through third grade students. 

She performs as part of the Little-Gretchen Duo in the annual Preparatory Division Faculty Concert, the Temple Square Concert Series and School of Music Piano Faculty concerts. Gretchen also accompanies local choirs and instrumentalists.

Gretchen is a member of the Music Teachers National Association and faculty advisor to the University of Utah Collegiate Chapter, for which she is an active adjudicator and presenter.  She is also a member of the College of Fine Arts Youth Arts Division. 

Gretchen studied with Janet Mann, Nancy Weems, Lenora Ford Brown and Reid Nibley.

Courses Taught

  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Piano - Private Lessons
  • Beginning Piano
Last Updated: 3/22/23