Lady with long black dress sitting at piano stool facing camera leaning on right shoulder

Tania Detweiler

Instructor of Piano

Offices & Programs


BA: piano performance with a minor in choral conducting, Holy Spirit University, Guayaquil-Ecuador
MS: technology/engineering,  Morehead State University
MM: piano performance, Morehead State University
PhD candidate: piano performance, University of Kentucky


Tania Detweiler is a graduate of the Conservatory of Music, Guayaquil-Ecuador, conducting piano studies with Mrs. Alba de Calderon and Divina Icaza from 2003 - 2008. She earned a Bachelor of Computer Science in Systems Engineering from Holy Spirit University in Guayaquil in 1998. She also studied at the National Conservatory of Music “Antonio Neumane," as a piano major and member of the children choir and youth choir, 1982 - 2001.

  • Winner of the Concerto Competition and Guest Piano Soloist, Cave Run Symphony Orchestra, Morehead, KY, 2019.
  • Guest piano soloist for the Embassy of Ecuador in Chile performing for the celebration of Memorial Days at The Organization of United Nations in Chile, 2016.
  • Winner of the Youth Concert Competition organized by the Centro Ecuatoriano Alemán, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1988.
  • Piano Instructor/Supervisor of Accompanists, Centre College, Danville, Ky, 2023.
Pianist/Organist/Accompanist for First Baptist Church, Morehead, KY, 2018-Present.

  • Private Piano Studio Instructor, Morehead, KY, 2019-present.
Accompanist for the voice studio of Dr. Eric Brown, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY, 2019-present.

  • Guest Pianist presenting a Tango Recital, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Mount Sterling, KY, 2019.

  • Principal Pianist with the Guayaquil Symphony Orchestra and Youth Guayaquil Symphony Orchestra, 2017.

  • Accompanist for a variety of instrumentalists and choirs, including the Social Security in Ecuador, where I was also the conductor of a choir of retired people, 2013-2017. 

  • Founder and Owner of “Al Compás”, a music store in Guayaquil, Ecuador which helps promote music in Ecuador, 2005 - present.

  • Participant and soloist in Master Classes given by Roberto Bravo, 2003.