Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Todd Tanis

Teaching Education and History:
Todd Tanis studied music privately throughout his childhood and at the University of Rochester and Chico State. His musical education is based in public performance in his community from an early age. He began teaching piano lessons  and workshops 25 years ago to both children and adults.

Teaching Passion:
Mr. Tanis is passionate giving students a solid foundation on which to express their own creativity freely and an appreciation of quality in the arts.

Outside Interests:
Mr. Tanis coaches alpine ski racing at Squaw Valley and coached boys gymnastics for 18 years. He enjoys being with friends, mountain biking, trail running, hiking and figure skating.

If I could have a super power, it would be: 
If he had a superpower, it would be the ability to remember things once committed to memory.

What else I would like you to know:
He is a prolific composer, musician, and artist in Truckee.  Over the years, he has performed at many churches, community theaters and senior communities.  He created the acoustic murals in the Truckee Community Arts Center, sings in the Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus and performs in the Truckee Community Theater.