Jeanne Costello began playing the piano at the age of seven and received musical training in Music Education at the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford. She has been an active composer and piano instructor for over15 years, maintaining a large piano studio and performing her compositions in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she currently resides. Jeanne hopes to inspire students to achieve a love of music and the piano by composing pieces that are creative, motivational, educational and most of all pure fun! She encourages her students to compose and they have won awards in composition with the National Federation of Music Clubs for the State of Tennessee.
Jeanne is a member of the Knoxville Music Teachers Association where she was named Composer of the Year for two consecutive years in 2009 and 2010. She is President of the Knoxville Music Club, a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs and State Festival Chairperson for the Tennessee Federation of Music Clubs. Her compositions have been accepted for the National Federation of Music Clubs for the Festivals Bulletin for 2011-2013.