** Dolores passed away Saturday, May 19, 2007 **

In 2006, Dolores (Newman) Zupan was honored by the Music Teachers National Association as a Foundation Fellow!!

Picture of Dolores Zupan

Dolores Zupan, NCTM (Nationally Certified Teacher of Music), of St. Louis, Missouri, has a bachelor of music degree in piano and piano pedagogy from the St. Louis Institute of Music. She also did graduate work in organ and church music and taught at Saint Louis Institute of Music before opening an independent studio.

Mrs. Zupan also completed graduate work at Washington University in St. Louis.

She is the first independent teacher to be Music Teachers National Association president!

Dolores has also served MTNA as president-elect, vice president for local associations and student chapters, vice chairman of Independent Music Teachers Forum and president of the West Central Division and Missouri State Music Teachers Association.

She is a charter member of the St. Louis area Music Teachers Association.