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Dr. Frank Pittman, NCTM

Artistic & Executive Director

Dr. Pittman is the owner and founder of the Piano Academy of North Carolina, LLC.  He has 36 years teaching experience and is a renowned adjudicator for performance festivals and competitions.  His students have participated many local, regional, national and international festivals and competitions.  He is a permanently certified teacher of music in piano.


• Doctor of Musical Arts—University of North Carolina at Greensboro

• Master of Music—Temple University

• Bachelor of Music—University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Permanent Professional Certified Teacher of Music in Piano


• Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)

• North Carolina Music Teachers Association (NCMTA)

    State Piano Performance Festival Chair : 2016 - present

    Immediate Past President: 2009-2011

    State President: 2007-2009

    President-elect: 2005-2007

    Vice-President (Membership): 2003-2005

    Conference Local Host Chair: 2002-2003

• Durham Music Teachers Association (DMTA)

    Piano Area Performance Festival Chair: 2015 - present

    Scholarship Chair: 2014 2018

• Pi Kappa Lambda (National Music Honor Society)

• Phi Mu Alpha

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