Building character. Fostering excellence.
Pianist and educator Taylor Henninger is originally from the Washington, D.C. area, and began studies at the age of seven. He studied at the Indiana Jacobs School of Music (Undergraduate) and University of Maryland School of Music (Masters). His primary teachers have been Jean-Louis Haguenauer (Indiana) and Bradford Gowen (Maryland), and he has also had private lessons or masterclasses with Yong-Hi Moon, Richard Goode, John Perry, and Robert McDonald.
Taylor has participated in summer festivals such as the Brevard Music Center (North Carolina), Gijon International Piano Festival (Spain), and the Summer Music Academy at La Ferme de Villefavard (France). He has appeared in numerous solo recitals in the Washington, D.C. area, and also performed as a collaborative pianist.
Prior to moving to Houston, Taylor taught in the D.C. area for over 10 years, and his students have been prizewinners in various Northern Virginia Music Teacher’s Association competitions and festivals. He has taught at several institutions such as The International School of Music in Bethesda, Maryland, and the Mason Community Arts Academy at George Mason University.
Taylor works with students to find their artistic inspiration and aims to help them reach their individual goals as musicians. He emphasizes a solid understanding of musical fundamentals, and hopes that he can help pass down his enthusiasm and positivity to future students. Above all, he wants the student to find music a fulfilling and rewarding experience.