Mirna Mirkov-Stes began het studies at the University of Novi Sad "Academy of Arts" by renowed pianist Kemal Gekic. Afterwards Mirna graduated at the University of Miami "Frost School of Music" very successfully. She studied in the Chamber Music Program and was awarded a teaching assistance position under Dr. Paul Posnak. She also studied piano performance by Dr. Rosalina Sackstein whom was a student of legendary pianist and pedagogue Claudio Arrau. Mirna has performed at many piano competitions throughout Europe and the U.S.A.. Since 2003 Mirna Mirkov-Stes works as professor piano at the "Music School of Subotica - Serbia". Through her extensive experience in piano and music teaching, Mirna has been working and has been developing a new method of piano teaching for children. In April 2012 Mirna Mirkov-Stes launched her method music book for starting piano and music students "Klavirska Kefalica" - "Piano Thoughts by Kids" very successfully. At the moment, Mirna is presenting and teaching her method and method music book throughout domestic and international music schools via an A-credited educational and pedagogical seminar . She also works with kids in developing their musical abilities from three years on in her private school and - studio "Music Time - Klavirska Kefalica". Music gives knowledge!