Carolyn Klinger-Kueter is a legendary personality known for her half-century of innovative contributions in piano teaching and preschool music instruction. In addition to offering private piano instructions for individuals of all ages, she also offers four Kindermusik programs for children spanning the ages of four months old to six years old.
She has been a leader in music education along with her colleagues, professors and other visionary musiccians from Teachers College, Columbia University since the groundbreaking creation of group piano teaching in the early 60's, and she continues to give seminars on the subject throughout the country and Europe.
Her expertise in the most innovative teaching methods and skills, along with that of her experienced staff, which continually provides fresh ideas and insights, best serves the students for a tailored approach for each one's individual needs.
She’s been on the staff of the Berkeley Heights, Mountainside and Westfield School systems, The Yamaha school for Preschool Children, The Westfield Summer Workshop for the Arts, The Jewish Community Center of Union County, Apple B’s Preschool of Warren, Kean University, The Adult Schools at Governor Livingston of New Providence and Westfield, St. Paul’s Day School, as well as the Christopher Academy Montessori schools of Westfield and Scotch Plains.
Ms. Kueter was awarded her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University, and her Masters degree in Education from Teacher’s College, Columbia University. She continues her study at Ryder University’s Westminster Choir College of Ryder University in Princeton.
She has received recognition from Who’s Who of American Teachers, Who’s Who of American Women, and Who’s Who in the East. In 1999, she was the first recipient of the Westfield Rotary’s Annual Award for Vocational Excellence, and she remains well-known for her volunteer participation in community and other organizations.