GRETA PEDERSEN Engaging Music,
Inspiring Instruction,
Pure Enjoyment
“Any program that uses Greta would
benefit greatly from her experience,
her musical talent, and her skills with children.”

Sue Krumbein, Hillview Middle School, Menlo Park, CA


Named 2009 National Artist of the Year by Young Audiences, Greta is a versatile performer and music educator. She is at ease in a variety of styles and settings: from nightclubs to schools, concert halls to libraries, amphitheaters, and arts festivals.

Her award-winning music is licensed to video soundtracks and publishing projects, including Scholastic’s Circle time series and

She is an inspiring music teacher, with private voice and piano students ranging in age from 5 to 70-something.

Greta and her husband, Mark Hanson — 2005 Grammy-winning guitarist — have performed together worldwide, and sang for the President of the United States in San Francisco in 2009.


National Artist of the Year


Award of Excellence

Film Advisory Board, for “Friendship Stew”

Classic Recording Award

Children’s Music Web, for “Music is Magic”

Hero Award


Sunburst Award



Private Lessons

Greta teaches voice, piano, music theory and sight-reading in her studio, and offers performance coaching in her studio or on location.
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Greta offers lively and interactive concerts for children and families; for grown-ups, she performs an eclectic mix of styles with her husband, Grammy-winning guitarist Mark Hanson.
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School Programs

As a teaching artist in private and public schools, Greta provides assemblies, residencies, and classroom connecting music with core subjects and Common Core.
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Greta Pedersen
Greta PedersenMay 18, 2021 at 1:56am
Pickleberry Pie delivers warmth, thoughtful caring, and good humor to patients, families and staff throughout the country. Even during COVID, Pickleberry delivers via both live-stream and pre-taped concerts. Please consider donating to this wonderful organization - any amount is helpful, and helps bring a smile to the faces of those we work with. Thank you!

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    February 27, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm