Dr. Janet Favreau received a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, where she studied on scholarship, with Dr. Wolfgang Fetsch. She earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California. During this time, she spent two summers in Paris, France, studying French Literature at the Sorbonne University. Dr. Favreau was then offered a scholarship and teaching assistantship to the Advanced Artist Diploma program at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She returned to the United States in 1991, after living and teaching in Canada and Poland. From 1995-1999 she served on the board of the MTA of California, South Bay Branch, as First V-President and President. She is currently on the music faculty at Loyola Marymount University, LA Harbor College, has served on the faculty of LBCC, and has a successful private piano studio. She is a member of MTAC (Bach Festival Chairman), MTNA (State Competitions Chairman), Cambridge “Who’s Who”, Executive Board of the California Bach Festival, and other organizations. Her students have participated in the World Piano Pedagogy Conference masterclasses and have won many prizes including the S. Cal. Junior Bach Festival, SCJ Bach Regionals, and at the SCJ Bach Complete Works (4 consecutive gold medals in the last 4 years), Bach Festival for Strings (chamber music), MTAC Panel Honors Competition, International Young Artists Peninsula Festival Competition, Liszt International Competition of Los Angeles, MTAC Scholarship Auditions, Artists of the Future Concerto Competition, Edith Knox Concerto Competition, Brentwood Concerto Competition, Torrance Concerto Competition, Voce Chamber Music Competition, Redlands Bowl Young Artists Competition, Los Angeles Philharmonic Rising Stars Showcase, CAPMT Sonata Competition, and others. Her students also have participated in masterclasses for MTAC and the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, MTAC annual convention recitals, Liszt Festival in Hungary-Austria, Austrian Piano Festival, Idyllwild Summer Piano Festival, International Institute for Young Musicians, Eastman School of Music Summer Academy, Oxford Summer Academy, and the Young Artists Program at the Tanglewood Festival. Dr. Favreau also judges for MTAC and MTNA piano competitions, the Southern California Junior Bach Festival, Peninsula Symphony “Edith Knox” Concerto Competition, IIYM International Piano Competition, and others. Her students have been accepted as piano performance majors to such schools as the Eastman School of Music, Jacobs School of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, Boston University, San Francisco Conservatory, UOP Conservatory, to name a few. She has performed solo and chamber music in the United States, and abroad. The French newspaper, Le Dauphine wrote “Janet ‘Favreau’ of the United States plays brilliantly!” In 2005, Janet Favreau was granted a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California where she studied with master teacher John Perry. Dr. Favreau graduated with academic honors, as a member of Pi Kappa Lambda Honors Society.