Jy Gronner began playing piano at age six and was trained in piano in Oxford, England, and piano and conducting at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In addition, Jy earned a Bachelor of Fun Arts at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Clown College.
As a Simply Music teacher, Jy has achieved Advanced Teacher status, was named International Teacher of the Month in 2010, authored a chapter in the book A World Where Everyone Plays, presents regularly at conferences, is a Simply Music-endorsed coach, and has co-authored organization-wide teacher training and student home materials.
For the last eight years, Jy operated her studio in Marin County, and has opened a second studio in Pacific Palisades, California, where she combines her skill as an experienced teacher of all ages with her passion for music. She loves to be a regular witness to the almost ineffable joy experienced by students as they find new ways to express themselves emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually.