Janka Krajciova, DMA
Originally from Senica, Slovakia, Dr. Janka Krajciova serves as piano faculty, collaborative pianist, adjudicator, and church musician in the Omaha area. She has been on the piano faculty at Omaha Conservatory of Music since October 2015, teaching private and group classes to students of all ages and levels, as well as playing for master classes, recitals, festivals, and competitions.
Dr. Krajciova’s article “Friendly Tarantella” and demonstration video on Smetana’s Chanson op.2, have been featured in the Piano Magazine, a publication devoted exclusively to piano teaching, learning, and performance. A passionate chamber musician who believes in giving back to the community, Janka has performed with Lisa Nielsen (violin) as the Goldenrod Duo in the Lincoln/Omaha area, at venues such as Bryan West Hospital, Midtown Crossing, Fontenelle Forest, Aksarben Living Senior Village, and the Durham Museum
Janka has earned her Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Master of Music from Kansas State University, and Bachelor of Music from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Her primary tutors have included Drs. Mark Clinton, Slawomir Dobrzanski, Francis Yang, Nikita Fitenko, and Mr. Peter Cerman. Dr. Krajciova is a member of the National Music Teachers Association, Omaha Music Teachers Association, and International Keyboard Collaborative Arts Society.
What to expect in lessons with Janka:
- Become a well-rounded musician by learning about all aspects of the piano playing: technique, performance, ear training, music history & theory, improvisation & more
- Learn the discipline of effective practicing, so you can play your favorite Classical, pop or Christmas pieces
- Enjoy sharing the music with others at our studio recitals, Christmas Gratitude recital, as well as with the residents of the Aksarben Senior Living Community
- Challenge yourself by attending District and State Festivals, local competitions, and OCoM’s piano events