Independent Teaching

Dr. McCain teaches a gifted group of students committed to mastering the art of piano performance. Lessons with Dr. McCain are catered to the individual student's needs. As an active member of multiple national music teacher associations, students have access and  opportunity to compete and participate in performance festivals and grade appropriate piano competitions. 

Studying music develops discipline, patience, and determination. Regardless of if students develop into professional musicians, they learn to appreciate the arts and benefit from it in their everyday lives. 

For more information about lessons or to set up a trial lesson, fill out the form on the Contact  page.

Professional Affiliations

Music Teachers National Association

Tennessee Music Teachers Association

Greater Memphis Music Teachers Association

Frances Clark Center

University of Memphis Piano Studio

At the University of Memphis, Dr. McCain serves as the Coordinator of the Keyboard Area and Co-Director for the Memphis International Festival and Competition. The studio attracts students regionally and internationally boasting from South America, Asia, and Europe. Students are regularly prizewinners in local competitions and active in the national scene of piano pedagogy.  The Memphis International Piano Festival and Competition attracts over 300 students to the Memphis area and campus and hosts some of the most engaging young artists in our generation. For more information about the UofM Piano studio click here

University of Memphis Piano FB page

Memphis International Piano Festival and Competition