Cameron Wood has been playing the piano for almost her entire life. She began piano lessons at 4 years old and participated in piano summer programs throughout her youth. Cameron received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Composition Certificate at Mercer University's Townsend School of Music. During this time, she studied piano from Dr. Ian Altman and Giuliano Graniti, as well as voice from Marie Roberts, composition from Dr. Christopher Schmitz, organ from Dr. Jack Mitchener, and instrumental and choral conducting from Dr. Douglas Hill and Dr. Stanley Roberts.
At Mercer, Cameron received many awards from competitions, receiving the highest ranking from the Georgia Music Teachers Association, "Outstanding Performer", and winning the Mu Phi Epsilon South East District piano competition. She was also invited to play solo piano in many prestigious concerts at the Townsend School of Music such as the Honor's Recital, Kaleidoscope Recitals, Music Teachers National Association Reaccreditation Recital, and Homecoming Recitals, as well as performing with students from the McDuffie Center for Strings. Cameron graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mercer University and received 3 awards: Excellence in Performance, General Excellence in Music, and Excellence in Academics.
During her time in the Middle GA area, Cameron has had the wonderful opportunity to accompany Dr. Mark Butler from Florida State University at a choral event at the Douglas Theater in Macon, GA. She also hosted a solo piano benefit concert in Jackson, GA to fundraise for the non-profit organization Hope Renewed in Guatemala. Cameron has also been the accompanist for high school vocalists at Large Group Performance Evaluation competitions.
Cameron has also always had an affinity for rock and pop music. It began with arranging Queen songs for solo piano and continued to playing in rock bands around Macon, GA in her high school years. During this time, she had the great opportunity to perform original pop/rock music at Otis Redding III's and T. Graham Brown's shared performance in Forsyth, GA.
Currently, Cameron enjoys living, practicing, performing, and teaching in Macon, GA. Cameron often accompanies high school and professional vocalists, and performs for special events and weddings. She teaches a studio of students at The Halls of Music, and is also the worship leader at High Point Church in Macon, GA. Along with creating publications of compositions and arrangements, Cameron is preparing solo classical piano performances. She hopes to share her passion of classical music by educating audiences so more people can truly love this beautiful music.