Meet Anna Saunders
Anna Song Saunders, a native of South Korea, is a classical pianist, organist, chamber musician, and dedicated teacher. Ms.Saunders started playing the piano at the age of three, performing her first solo recital at the age of four. In 2008, she graduated from CSUF with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and in 2013, received a full scholarship and pursued a M.M. degree in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy at SMU during which time she taught students in SMU’s Piano Preparatory Department. In 2022, she pursued a M.M. degree in music education in Stephen F. Austin State University.
Since 2002, Ms. Saunders taught private piano students, all levels every age from pre-kindergarten through college, adults. She also has been teaching students with disabilities included Autistic spectrum (ASD), Asperger syndrome, ADHD, nonverbal learning, dyslexia, blindness, dyscalculia disorders, bipolar and other mental health disorders. Ms.Saunders believes all students are capable of learning, if placed in a positive environment. They all do not learn at the same rate, but with different methods and strategies it is possible.
Ms. Saunders is a recipient of the Steinway & Sons Top Music Teacher Award for 2017. She is truly passionate about teaching and continues to perform regularly both as a solo, and chamber music artist. Currently, Ms. Saunders resides in Longview and enjoys sharing her passion for art and music with her Catholic Church community and school students as the music director and fine arts director. She is a member of MTNA, TMTA, ETMTA and LMTA.