Deborah Freeman has maintained a private piano studio in the Greenville, South Carolina area for over 50 years. Many of her students have pursued careers in various areas of music education and as church musicians.
She is a founder and past president of Greenville Woman’s Music Club, past president of Crescent Music Club, and member of The Music Club of Greenville.
Having served SCFMC in many positions, she is currently the Junior Clubs Coordinator for three junior music clubs with over 225 student members, Festival Director for NW District I, Festival Finance Chair, Media chair, American Music chair, and Parliamentarian. She has written numerous articles on American Music for NFMC Music Clubs Magazine and Junior Keynotes magazine.
Deborah is a Life Member of the National Federation of Music Clubs, American College of Musicians, a Rose Fay Thomas Fellow, a Carolina Jessamine Fellow, and is currently serving as the NFMC First Vice President.
Following collegiate studies as an organ performance major at Anderson University, she continued her studies of piano and pedagogy with private teachers. She is a member of the NGPT Board of Adjudicators and enjoys participating when time allows.
Deborah’s greatest joy is spending time with her three children and six grandchildren, and she spends her leisure time growing roses.