Mary Lennon is a Senior Lecturer in Music at DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin where she teaches piano and music education. A former Head of Keyboard Studies at the Conservatory, she also has wide experience in the areas of masterclasses, workshops, examining and adjudicating. She is a founder member and former President of EPTA Ireland (European Piano Teachers’ Association) and has played an active role in the association both nationally and internationally. Her research interests include piano pedagogy, instrumental teacher education and practice-based research. She is currently a member of the AEC (European Association of Conservatoires) Polifonia Working Group on Assessment and Standards (2011-2014).