Nik, a Switzerland native, holds a degree in piano pedagogy from the Conservatory for Music in Zurich, Switzerland. He is a certified piano teacher with SMPV, Switzerland's licensing board for music teachers. Nik has over fifteen years of teaching experience in public schools and private settings. He has been an active piano teacher in the Iowa City/Coralville community for the last 9 years. He teaches students age 5 and up in beginning level through advanced. Nik is a member of a number of professional organizations, including: ICIPT (Iowa City Independent Piano Teachers), MTNA (Music Teacher's National Association) and IFMC (Iowa Federation of Music Clubs).
Nik was the Lead Teacher in our pioneer Way Cool for Kids Keyboarding camp here at West Music. He hopes to continue teaching Way Cool and other Musical Moments classes, as well as reach out to homeschooling kids in Iowa City and surrounding areas.
His interests and hobbies include The Mankind Project, Piano Technology and Tuning, Nature, and Outdoors. Nik is also a part-time stay at home dad.
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