Ana Gomez Ferstl has been teaching piano in the Dallas area for 12 years. As a recipient of the Meadows Artistic Scholarship, she completed the Master of Music degree in piano performance at Southern Methodist University in 2009, where she studied with Dr. Carol Leone. She earned the degree of Bachelor of music in piano performance at the University of Miami in 2007, where she was awarded the Bertha Foster Scholarship and studied with J.B. Floyd. She has been a member of the “National Society of Collegiate Scholars” since 2005.

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Ms. Gomez Ferstl began the study of piano at age 9. As a student of Maria de Fatima Geraldes, she continued her studies at the National Conservatory of Music where she also studied viola and was a member of the conservatory orchestra. She won top prizes repeatedly at the yearly “Festival de Musica Latinoamericana”, including a special award for the best performance of a work by dominican composer Margarita Luna.
Ms. Gomez Ferstl participated in several festivals in summer programs, such as Chautauqua Institution, Florida State University summer piano program, the Golandsky Institute summer symposium at Princeton University, International Keyboard Institute and Festival at Mannes School of Music, Piano Texas Academy and Festival at Texas Christian University and Accademia Santoro piano masterclasses in Boiano, Italy. She has received additional training from Edna Golandsky, Joaquin Achucarro, Alessio

Bax, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Kemal Gekic, Jose Feghali, Arthur Greene, Rebecca Penneys and others. She received chamber music coachings from Paul Posnak, Andres Diaz, Ellen Rose, Wilfred Roberts among others.

Ms. Gomez Ferstl is part of Richard Rejino’s “What Music Means to Me”, a book that celebrates the value of music in education and quality of life. She’s a member of Dallas Music Teachers Association and Texas Music Teacher’s Association and she’s currently a board member of the Education Committee for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.