How long have you been teaching piano?
I have been teaching for over 15 years. I have taught students ranging in skill level from beginner to expert as well as students of all ages and backgrounds.
What is your background in playing the piano?
I have been playing piano for over 25 years. I completed my undergraduate in piano at the age of 19 and have performed throughout the world. I also just completed my doctorate in piano performance.
What style of piano playing do you teach?
My main background is in classical, but I have experience teaching jazz, pop, and contemporary music.
Do I have to learn how to read sheet music?
Learning how to read music is an important part of being a musician. When we start our lessons, we will work with your current music reading abilities and slowly develop them. Some student gets nervous about reading music but don't worry, it can be easy and fun!
How many students do You have?
My studio is selective and is medium in size which is about 20 students.
How old are your students?
I have an equal number of adult and young students. I have a lot of good experience teaching both age segments. Young students need play and reinforcement. Adult students need advanced techniques and musical ideas beyond basic theory knowledge.
Do you teach advanced student?
I teach students of all level of experience, from beginner to expert.
What styles of Music do you teach?
I am concert pianist who is specialized in classical piano. I also teach simple improv, blues and pop songs if the student is interested.
What's the earliest age you teach?
It depends on the child and the parents... This is a long conversation I am happy to talk through during the initial meeting.