Musikgarten Musikgarten

MUSIKGARTEN OF LANCASTER
serving Lancaster County, PA
since 2005

The "Musikgarten" plants seeds for musical growth and a lifelong love of music.


 

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Our Teachers



Janet Maass Fitz

Janet received her Bachelor of Science in Music Education with concentrations in piano, voice, and percussion, from West Chester University, PA, and received Early Childhood Music Training at Towson University, MD and at Virginia Commonwealth University. Janet has taught classroom vocal and instrumental music in public and private schools, and has worked with private piano and flute students of all ages since 1983. As owner and director of Musikgarten of Lancaster, Janet offers a rich program of interactive, creative, and joyful music making experiences in classes for families with babies, toddlers, preschoolers, group keyboarding for elementary school age children, and group keyboarding for adults. Janet is Vice President of the Lancaster Music Teachers Association, and is a member of national and state music teacher organizations ECMMA, MTNA, PMEA, PMTA, and MENC. As a church musician, Janet serves as a vocal soloist, instrumentalist, pianist, and children's choir accompanist. Janet lives in New Holland, PA with her husband and three children.

  • November 2014; Musikgarten classes resume at our new location at The Lancaster Conservatory of Music
  • September 2014; Adult Group Piano Classes resume at our new location at The Lancaster Conservatory of Music.
  • September 2014; Musikgarten of Lancaster and The Lancaster Conservatory of Music Open House at 940 Marshall Ave., Lancaster, PA  17601
  • June 2014; Musikgarten of Lancaster joins The Lancaster Conservatory of Music
  • November 2012; Music Technology Instructor, Reifsnyder's Pianos & Organs
  • November 2012; Participant, Music Technology Seminar, Reifsnyder's Pianos
  • March 2012; Janet, Musikgarten Master Teacher, leads Musikgarten Workshop Preview, introducing Musikgarten to participants from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.
  • April 2011; Janet, Musikgarten Master Teacher, leads a Musikgarten Workshop Preview, introducing Musikgarten to participants from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland.
  • April 2010; Janet, Musikgarten Master Teacher, leads a Musikgarten Workshop Preview, introducing Musikgarten to participants from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland.
  • September 2008; Janet leads 1st Recreational Music Making Adult Group Piano class in Lancaster County at Reifsnyder's Pianos.
  • January 2008; Janet Maass Fitz, Guest Panelist, "Does Early Childhood Music Really Make a Difference?"  Lancaster Music Teachers Association Conference; Lancaster, PA.
  • April 2007; Participant, Musikgarten Festival; Newark, DE.
  • January 2007; Participant, Lancaster Music Teachers Association Conference; Lancaster, PA.
  • November 2006; Participant, Lancaster Music Teacher Association Conference; Lancaster, PA.
  • June 2006; Musikgarten's Music Makers: At Home and Around the World teacher training and certification; Towson University, MD.
  • July 2005; Musikgarten's Cycle of Seasons teacher training and certification; Virginia Commonwealth University.
  • June 2005; Musikgarten's Music Makers: At the Keyboard teacher training and certification; Towson University, MD.