Musikgarten Musikgarten

Mallimo Piano Studio
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Montclair
67 Church Street, Lower Level
Montclair, NJ  07042  201.923.0925

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Our Teachers

Musikgarten teachers are licensed and receive specific training for each age group that is taught.  


Katherine Mallimo
Katherine Mallimo is a graduate of Montclair State University holding a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance.  Her performance studies have included work with Bruce Brubaker and David Witten. While a student at Montclair, she frequently appeared as soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist to instrumentalists and vocalists.  While comfortable as soloist, Katherine has a vast level of experience as accompanist.  Katherine served as a Staff Accompanist for Montclair State University's Music Department from 2001-2009.  She accompanied the La Bella Voce Opera Ensemble from 1998-2004 and accompanied both student and faculty performances at From the Top Music Studio in Midland Park, New Jersey from 2004 - 2010.  In addition, she was the accompanist for the Senior Choir of Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church in Wyckoff, New Jersey from 2005 - 2009 and during the Spring 2010 season accompanied the Wayne Harmony Singers.  Since September 2009 Katherine has been the pianist for the Kinnelon Reformed Church in Kinnelon, NJ. Katherine currently maintains a private piano teaching studio in Montclair, NJ and is a member of  the Music Educators Association of New Jersey. She became a licensed Musikgarten teacher in January of 2019.