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* I welcome students of all ages.
* Use variety of methods choosing what is best suited to the
student's learning style and proficiency goals.
* My students are given an opportunity to perform in a spring and
* Teach students to read music as well as play by ear if they so desire.
* Combine music theory with lessons.
I provide beginner level piano lessons and keyboard skills training.
I hold bachelors and masters degrees in music education as well as Indiana, Illinois, and California teacher licenses. I've been teaching piano lessons for 16 years and my students have gone on to perform solos and ensembles, at school, and in the community. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to perform "Hot Cross Buns" and as time goes on you'll be able to perform classical and popular music.
One area that sets my lessons apart is I teach students of many ages including as young as 3 years old. Through using our class book, we meet characters who help us learn the piano at the preschool ages in a developmentally appropriate and fun way.
I love working with students of all ages, and I can't wait to meet you!
We will work together to develop a plan of study that focuses on your goals and includes a list of songs or pieces that you would like to play. The first half of the lesson will consist of basic music instruction, such as note-reading, rhythm-counting, scales, arpeggios, music theory and technique. The second half will consist of working on music of your choosing.
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Intro to the Piano: Learn about the parts of the piano and how to find the all-important Middle C.
Learn about proper posture, hand placement, and other beginner essentials.
Learn about the treble and bass clefs, and tips for remembering the notes on the piano.
Learn what all those sharps and flats really mean, and how to decode your music.
Follow along to master quarter notes, quarter rests, and half rests.
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