Elisabeth Commanday Swim, M.A. & NACYT draws out her student's strengths and guides them smoothly through the dynamic challenges of reading, singing and playing music.
Elisabeth holds a master's degree in Music Performance from Hunter College in New York City, where she studied classical voice from the late Norma Newton, who also counted among her students numerous Houston Grand Opera artists. At Hunter, she received the Shirley P. Mintz prize for excellence in musicianship.
Elisabeth teaches piano to students of diverse levels, aged three to adult. She has accompanied voice lessons and choir rehearsals, and performed as a pianist and organist in churches throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.