About Ms. Ali

Ali Dencklau offers originality and creativity in her piano and music lessons to help students achieve their musical goals.  She is an accomplished musician and plays everything from classical to modern contemporary.  In addition to being an experienced piano teacher, Ali also teaches group music classes and Music Together®: a music and movement program for children ages newborn through five and the grown-ups who love them®.

Ali received her Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from East Tennessee State University,  followed by a Masters in Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Northern Iowa.  During college, she was an avid performer with the ETSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Chorale and enjoyed a performing tour in Australia.

Ali is energetic, inspiring and has a passion to bring music to the lives of others.  Laughter is an important part of all of her lessons. An enjoyable lesson is a successful one!  Ali incorporates games in her lessons and emphasizes rhythm, note reading, and piano duets at an early level.