Virtual Recital

Press play to enjoy recordings from my students and me:
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in g minor, Op. 23, No. 5 , Dina Marinakos-Oara

What the Students Say

"Miss Dina is fun and comes up with good ideas for learning the staff, the notes, and how to read notes. I liked having Miss Dina as a teacher because she encouraged me to play for my school’s talent show. She also let me go out of order in my lesson book so I could play the songs that I wanted first." -Beth Ann

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For the past fourteen years, I've taught piano lessons to students of varying ages, abilities, and learning styles. My background in the elementary school general music classroom has greatly informed my philosophy of music education.

I received several awards and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2004. Born and raised in Charlotte, I'm proud to live here with my husband and dachshund ("wiener dog")!