Ms. Dana Morse
Lecturer of Piano
Dana Meidinger Morse studied piano at Southeastern Louisiana University under Dr. Thais Perkins and Dr. David Evenson. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance (2001) from Southeastern Louisiana University where she also earned the honors diploma in Liberal Studies. She then graduated with a Master of Music degree in Piano Pedagogy (2004) from Louisiana State University where she studied under Dr. Jennifer Hayghe (piano) and Dr. Victoria Johnson (pedagogy). Mrs. Morse has been teaching private and group piano lessons since 1997 and joined the Southeastern Department of Fine and Performing Arts in 2005 where she has taught group piano, applied piano for vocalists, keyboard skills for pianists, and piano pedagogy. She is a member of the Music Teacher's National Association, former LSU student chapter president and LMTA vice-president, and has presented topics at state conventions. She frequently adjudicates for local piano festivals and competitions. Some of her other accomplishments include placing second in the DeBose International Piano Competition (2000), earning the Phi Kappa Phi Award of Excellence (2002), and the MTNA StAR award (2004).