Mary Kaye Owen, Accompanist, Bella Voce
Mary Kaye Owen has taught piano at The Red Door Music Studio in Renton for 25+ years, where her students have participated in many events sponsored by local chapters of Music Teachers National Association and National Guild of Piano Teachers. A Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, specializing in Piano, Mary Kaye earned a Bachelor of Sacred Music Degree from Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon, and holds a Master of Arts Degree in Music Education from the University of Washington. She is a past president of Washington State Music Teachers Association, and is currently WSMTA's Senior High Coordinator for the MTNA Performance Competitions. She is Pianist for Living Word Lutheran Church in Puyallup, Washington; often accompanies Nelsen Middle School and Lindbergh High School music groups; and, is delighted to be part of the Rainier Youth Choir organization. Her husband, Dan, a computer programmer at Boeing, enjoys singing tenor in church and community choirs, and their sons Thommy and Titus (both in college) play viola and clarinet, respectively. The family has three alley cats and a Scottie dog. All the pets cheerfully welcome the piano students and their music!