Tanya Schwartzman is the Music Director of the Sharon Music Academy, which she founded in 1990. She is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano, a Master Teacher of the World Piano Competition, and a faculty member of several international summer music programs. She created and served as an anchor of the popular local cable TV show "Musical Moments with Tanya". Tanya is the former Vice-President of MMTA and a board member of the New England Piano Teachers Association. She is frequently invited to serve as a judge at various piano competitions. Tanya is the author of several articles in the field of Music Theory and Pedagogy and the book “Klever Keys Scales – piano scales for the early beginner”. Among her students are many winners of local, national, and prestigious international piano competitions, including the International Young Artists Competition in Washington, DC, Manchester Young Artist Competition in Connecticut, Young Promise International Music Competition, and Paderewski International Piano Competition.
In 2017, 2020, and 2022 Tanya received the "Top Teacher of the Year" Award by Steinway & Sons.