Carolyn Butler

Carolyn Butler, NCMC Faculty - PianoPiano & Mandolin

Carolyn Butler has been teaching piano since 1998 and for NMC since 2007. A lifelong musician, she began studying piano at the age of 7. She began her career as church musician after establishing her family of 5 children.

Carolyn has continued professional development in piano by completing intensive workshops and courses through Berklee College of Music for keyboard & Jazz pedagogy.

Actively involved in the Nantucket community, she serves in the music ministry of Summer
Street Church and has established a Young Musician’s Development Program in partnership with Kaeyllane DeLima. Carolyn also loves being involved with the Dreamland Theater’s Children’s Program as Musical Director since January 2017.

Carolyn teaches beginner – intermediate level, ages 6 through adult. Music is her passion. Her greatest joy is helping students develop their own love for music, one that will last a lifetime. Her philosophy is keep learning and keep playing!

“Those who dare to teach must never cease to learn.” – Richard Henry Dann