- New York University – BA in Piano Performance
- Columbia University, Teachers College – MM in Music and Music Ed.
Donna has been teaching students of all ages in Manhattan for over 10 years. She thoughtfully designs lessons to meet where the students’ interests and abilities are and finds ways to engage and challenge them to further explore at the piano.
Donna S. is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. Her list of accomplishments at the piano include: receiving the Eugene List Award for best piano performance at NYU, performing as a soloist with the Honolulu Youth Symphony, and being selected to study in Russia at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music with Yuri Petriv.