Michael Mastronicola currently teaches Accompanying, Piano Pedagogy, and Class Piano at the University of North Florida. He has taught previously at Jacksonville University and Front Range Community College. He serves as chair of the annual Outstanding Young Pianists Competition and was artist-coach at the Friday Musicale Emerging Young Artist Chamber Music Festival in 2011. He is frequently requested to adjudicate at numerous music competitions, and has served as guest clinician and conductor of various Multiple Piano Festivals in Colorado and Florida. His reviews have appeared in American Music Teacher. Dr. Mastronicola performs extensively as a solo and collaborative pianist, having appeared in concerts throughout the United States and Europe. His most recent recording is “Then Sings My Soul” with soprano Tresa Waggoner. Mastronicola holds degrees from the University of Colorado-Boulder (D.M.A), the University of Wisconsin-Madison (M.M.), and Ithaca College (B.M.). He is a Colleague with the American Guild of Organists. He has received additional training in the Taubman Approach at the Golandsky Institute in Princeton, NJ.