Dr. Turon has been teaching piano for forty years, with over thirty-five years of experience at the college level. He retired from the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota in 2016 at the rank of full professor.
At SCF he taught piano lessons at all levels, Class Piano, freshman and sophomore level Music Theory/Ear Training, Music Appreciation, and Music History and Literature. He also served as staff accompanist and held several administrative positions, including Music Program Manager, Chair of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies and Music Theory.
Piano students have won competitions at the local, district, and state level, including the Florida State College Activities Association Young Artist Scholarship Award, the District Concerto competition of the Florida State Music Teachers Association, and the Steinway Society of Sarasota Scholarship Award. Former students have successfully transferred to such schools as
The University of Michigan
The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England
The Catholic University of America
Florida State University
The University of Florida.
Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance, University of North Texas
Masters of Music in Piano Performance, University of North Texas
Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education (Piano Pedagogy), University of Oklahoma