Sheila Paige, Executive Director of the Piano Wellness Seminar, has over 30 years experience in the work of Dorothy Taubman and an extensive background in Alexander Technique. She has also been a faculty member of the Dorothy Taubman Institute and is currently a faculty member of the Dorothy Taubman Seminar.
Ms. Paige’s reputation as a teacher attracts pianists nationally and she commutes to Dallas, Austin, Knoxville, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Charlotte, Raleigh, Phoenix, and Memphis to teach on a regular basis. She has taught at Immaculata University and Chestnut Hill College in the Philadelphia area. Her students include many university faculty members and performers who have appeared with numerous orchestras including the Vienna Philharmonic and the Pittsburgh Symphony.
Ms. Paige has gained international recognition as a presenter of lectures and master classes including those at the Taubman Symposium at the Selangor Institute of Music in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Recent lecture and workshop locations include, Dallas, Charlotte, Albuquerque, Phoenix, Cherry Hill, NJ, the University of Memphis, Southern Methodist University, Dallas Baptist University, the University of Texas at Tyler, and Vanderbilt University. Ms. Paige was also a featured presenter at the following conventions: Oklahoma Music Teachers in June 2005, the Music Teachers Association of California in July 2005, the Texas Music Teachers Association June 2006, and the California Association of Professional Music Teachers in February 2007. This season she presented at Oberlin University, Meredith College, Duquesne University, Clearwater Christian College, Dallas Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, Cary Apex Music Teachers (NC) and Garland Music Teachers (TX).
An active performer, Ms. Paige has appeared in recital and with orchestras both locally and nationally. Her accompanying credits include an appearance at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, and her solo performances have been broadcast on national public radio.