Beth Tomassetti earned her Bachelor of Music degrees in both piano performance and piano pedagogy summa cum laude from Shenandoah University and a Master of Music degree in piano performance and pedagogy summa cum laude from Northwestern University.  She has been on the faculty of the University of Oregon, Western Oregon University, O'Hara Catholic School, Treasure Valley Community College, the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Frederick Community College, and Hampton University, and has taught piano privately for the past 25 years.

Since 1989, Beth has studied at the Dorothy Taubman Institute of Piano in Amherst and Williams, Mass., where she was a teaching assistant for four years, and with the Golandsky Institute of Piano at Princeton University, both of which are leading centers in the prevention and treatment of performance injuries.  She has taught on the faculty at Taubman seminars at California State University and Portland State University, and has published an article entitled "A Pianist's Experiences with Performance Injuries and the Dorothy Taubman Approach" in the Oregon Musician.  She has performed at numerous music festivals, concert series, and recitals throughout the United States, and appears on the compact disc: Beth Tomassetti and Matt Cooper-Piano Four-Hands.  She has recently performed in master classes for Robert Durso, a leading exponent in the Taubman approach.

Ms. Tomassetti has served as President (2006-08), and as Treasurer (2008-10) of the Peninsula Music Teacher's Association.  She maintains a large private teaching studio in Newport News, VA, is a church organist/pianist at both Carver Memorial Presbyterian Church and St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church, and is active as a collaborative pianist at Christopher Newport University and throughout the Hampton Roads area.  She was recently staff pianist for the New York Summer Music Festival and International Flute Institute, in Oneonta, NY.  Beth is an adjunct instructor in piano at Christopher Newport University.