Pianist Ella Karasik has been teaching at The Music School Settlement since 1990. Ella has a unique teaching style, personalized for each student that combines professional standards with the joy of learning to play piano. She takes particular pride in the many accomplishments of her students who consistently win or place high in international, state, and local competitions. Many of her students have performed at Carnegie Hall (New York), Severance Hall (Cleveland), the United Nations, among other notable stages. Many of them have also performed as soloists with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Lakeside Symphony, World Piano Competition orchestra, and others.