welcome robin love!
The Academy is pleased to welcome Robin Love to our piano faculty. Robin holds a BM in Piano Pedagogy and State Teaching Certificate from East Carolina University, where she also minored in voice and organ. Robin also holds the distinction of being a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM).
During 1998-2001, Robin served as the President of the Charlotte Music Teachers Association (CMTA). She has also held the positions of Publicity Chair for Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) and Editor of the North Carolina Music Teachers Magazine. In addition, she has served on the Ethics, Auditions, Nominating and Scholarship Endowment committees with the Charlotte Piano Teachers Forum (CPTF). Robin was the Chairperson for the NCMTA District Contest-Festival, the NCMTA State Contest-Festival as well as the NCFMC Contest-Festival. For two years Robin ran the NCFMC Music Festival coordinating over 1,200 students, acquiring judges and overseeing the entire event. Robin's students have participated in both district and state level contests, receiving Superior Honor ratings.
In 1993, she and her husband served in Music Ministry to Nova Sibirsk, Russia. Robin was also church pianist, organist and choir director from 1970-1992. She co-teaches Marching Percussion with her husband each summer for the East Mecklenburg Marching Eagles for the past 10 years and the Red Devils of Newton-Conover for past 3 years.
Robin lives in Matthews with her husband, Kent Love. They have two grown children. She enjoys working with eager, enthusiastic students who desire to have fun at the piano!