Who is Miss Dorla?
Dorla Pryce Aparicio, M.M., (or Miss Dorla, as her students affectionately call her) has been teaching early childhood music, private and group piano for more than 30 years. She received her undergraduate degree in piano performance at the University of Montemorelos in Mexico and a Master of Music degree in piano pedagogy from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
After six years as Early Childhood Music Coordinator at TCU’s Music Preparatory Division she continues to maintain a full teaching schedule with over 30 students in her private studio, and as adjunct music instructor at Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas.
Miss Dorla is a member of MTNA and enjoys networking with other music teachers around the country. She is married to Jose, who attends every recital with a smile. Together, they have one son, who was also one of her star piano students. Dorla has also created grouppianoteaching.com, in order to share information about teaching piano in groups.