Bio

For Marji Fint, nothing in the world compares to helping others grow as musicians. Her love for the piano and experiencing the joy of music has been a part of her for as long as she can remember. Marji received a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy and a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of Oklahoma. During her time at OU, she held a graduate teaching assistantship in group and applied piano and was granted multiple scholarships and awards, including the Jewel Nelson Luccock Memorial Award and Scholarship, the Ruth Moore Memminger Piano Scholarship, and the Outstanding Senior Piano Major Award. She studied piano pedagogy under Dr. Jane Magrath and Dr. Barbara Fast and her piano teachers have included Dr. Jeongwon Ham, Dr. Ed Gates, Stephanie Shames, and Jolene Bolin.

Performance kindles Marji’s passion for music and plays a vital role in various avenues of her career. As a solo pianist, she has performed regularly in several recitals, concerts, and charity events, such as the St. Thomas More Lunchtime Recitals. Abroad performances include the 2012 Classical Music Festival in Eisenstaedt, Austria where she participated in a masterclass featuring Alan Chow and performed in Haydnsaal at the Esterházy Palace. Additionally, she attended the Vienna International Piano Academy in Austria in 2014 and studied with Krassimira Jordan, Wolfgang Watzinger, and Stephan Möller. As a chamber musician, she has accompanied many instrumentals and vocalists and worked in ensembles, her most memorable being a five movement work for two piano, two percussion entitled “This is the World We Know” by David Maslanka.

Marji leads a devoted life of teaching and performing piano. Sharing the gift of music with others is her true calling. In her spare time, Marji enjoys hiking, biking, and rock climbing, eating yummy food, and spending time with family, friends, and her little dog Mac!