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Regina Carnazzo, NCTM


Omaha, NE



Regina Carnazzo,




Regina Carnazzo, a native Oklahoman and private Piano

and Music Composition teacher in Omaha, Nebraska,

holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Performance

from Oklahoma State University, and a Master of

Science degree in Education with cognate areas in piano, voice, and composition from Oklahoma State.  While completing her Bachelorís Degree, she was chosen as outstanding senior music major in OSUís Department of Music.  In 1994 and while completing her Masterís Degree, she was chosen as one of six winning composers in the National Conference of Piano Pedagogy Composition Competition for students at the collegiate level. Her winning pieces were published by Frederick Harris Music Company.


She has maintained a private piano studio for 40 years. She is a Nationally Certified member of Music Teacherís National Association. She serves that organization as State Treasurer and State as well and Division Composition Chair.  She is a member of the American College of Musicians.


Ms. Carnazzo has served for many years as an adjudicator in piano performance and composition, and has served as a clinician in the areas of music composition and piano pedagogy. She is State and Division chairman of the MTNA Composition Contest. Her composition students have won numerous state, division, and national awards in the National Guildís Composition Contest, National Federation of Junior Music Clubs Composition Contest, and the Music Teachers National Association Student Composition Competition. One of her students was the National Winner in the MTNA Junior Composition Contest in 2006.  In 2007, Ms. Carnazzo was chosen by the Nebraska Music Teachers Association as Nebraskaís Music Teacher of the Year.


Ms. Carnazzoís husband, Joe, is an adjunct instructor for Creighton University and Metro Community College, and a retired teacher with Omaha Public Schools. They have six children and 9 grandchildren.