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Joel H.

20 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor's of Music in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
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Joel H.

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I teach piano as well!

About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out wher

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Ken
He’s an amazing teacher. He focuses on things that are relevant to my musical goals. He easily breaks down topics I have trouble with. I never run out of things to practice. I am very happy with my experience.
Hugo
Joel has been very patient and kind in his teaching style. He remains calm and encouraging when beginner mistakes happen which is crucial with teaching our boy.
Sunshine
Great class, intuitive instruction.
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DeAnna H.

15 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $115
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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DeAnna H.

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I have been teaching all levels of piano for many years, from beginners to advanced and professional. I hold a Doctorate in Piano Performance, an Artist Diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Austria, and a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance. I am especially strong in teaching technique, sightreading, and repertoire. I have also had extensive Suzuki teacher training. My students excel in competitive and non-competitive events including CM.

About DeAnna

Hello! I have been teaching piano since 1982 when I finished my degree in piano performance. I also have a Doctorate in Piano Performance, and have an artist diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria. However, I think what makes me special is that I combine a friendly approach to te

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shelly
Although I stopped my piano lessons a while ago due to some personal issue, I really enjoyed my learning process with DeAnna. She organized her lessons very well and made me progressing every week. She's a really good teacher. Love her!
Daniel
Most single productive day I’ve had at the piano.
Martin
DeAnna has excellent credentials as a pianist and music theorist, but more importantly for me she is a patient teacher and good communicator who works hard to ensure that I learn and understand even the most basic skills and techniques. She is also fun to talk to and be with, and her love of music is infectious. She is an excellent teacher for an older student, and I imagine for younger ones too.
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Erin W.

40 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Erin W.

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Beginning piano lessons taught to kids ages 5 and up, and adults studying music for the first time. 90 min option added for multiple students going back-to-back.

About Erin

**Lessons in my home studio are open to students who are fully vaccinated. Online lessons are always an option.** I have a Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University, and a Bachelor's from Northern Arizona University. I teach voice lessons to kids, teenagers, and adults, rang

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Sabrina A.
Great experience I had a lot of fun
I like how she is kind and friendly
And she didn't make me feel like I was embarrassed
She explained what I need to work on but not just that she recommended a app that helps a lot
I am definitely going to book with her again
Lauren
She’s patient and sweet and super good with my kiddo!
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Mark W.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Master of Music from University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark W.

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BEGINNING PIANO and VIOLIN - The foundations of music require many skills layered on top of one another. We will start by learning fingering, note names, and short pieces. The students will be making music even from the beginning. The lessons will progress from learning by rote to reading music. We will incorporate clapping rhythms, singing, and musical games.

INTERMEDIATE PIANO and VIOLIN - We will focus on refining technique, sight-reading, music theory, and building an exciting repertoire of music that they love to play and can share with others.

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About Mark

Mark W. is available for in-studio lessons in NE Portland. Mark has played piano and violin for over 25 years and began teaching in 2000. Mark teaches all experience levels from beginner to advanced as well as coaches artists in touring rock bands and professional classical musicians. He is a han

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Heejoo H.
Mark is great

Mark is a very good teacher. My progress with him is better than any other of my teachers. I would recommend him to anyone. He is very kind and I enjoy my lessons with him.
Olga O.
Best piano teacher.

Mark W. is a really good teacher. It's fun to learn piano with him. He is a professional piano teacher. He's careful in making sure that I understand what he tells me. I'm really happy that I am his student.
CrisC
Mark is a very patient instructor, he works hard at encouraging me every class! If you want a good, hardworking instructor who is willing to really take the time to help you in your quest for learning to play a musical instrument I would highly recommend Mark !
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Suzan G.

18 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Associate of Arts - Special Studies: Music from Mt. Hood Community College
  • Teaching since 1988
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Suzan G.

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Beginning students, intermediate, some advanced, including theory and composition, performance, improvisation, notation, acoustic and electronic keyboards.

About Suzan

I started learning piano as a child, but it was in high school that I realized I really wanted to pursue playing keyboards, because it allowed me a way to express myself. I was hooked. Later on I attended Mt. Hood Community College, played keyboards and sang in choirs and vocal jazz. After graduatin

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Graham P.
She is amazing great with my son and always enthusiastic! I love suzan
Yuuki
Great teacher!
Michael K.
First lesson went well. -Michael J. Kelly
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Brandon N.

3 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $69
  • Bachelors in Jazz Piano Performance from Washington State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Brandon N.

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I've been teaching Piano for 5+ years in both public schools and my private studio. I train my students to have fundamental music skills that break the barrier of being just a piano player; I train musicians!

To play solo or work in a band, to prep for an audition or develop skills as an improvisor, I am confident in my ability to help people foster a healthy relationship with Music.

I started as a classical pianist and switched my focus to jazz when I went to study at university.

Areas I am proficient and tend to teach:

Finger Power
-Scales
-Arpeggios
-Chords
-Inversions

Technique
-Hand shape
-Posture
-Weight vs Speed
-Rotation

Sight Reading
-Rhythm exercises
-Note reading
-Chord symbols
-Lead sheet interpretation

Ear Training
-Interval practice
-Chord quality
-Melodic dictations
-Rhythmic dictations

Repertoire
-Jazz
-Classical
-R&B
-Rock & Roll
-Video Game music
-Movie Scores

Qualifications:

Bachelor in Jazz Piano Performance
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Kendall K.
Brandon is a great teacher! He connected immediately with my daughter and he has her excited about learning piano again. So happy I bought a lot of lessons in my package!
Tammy Wagner
Mr Brandon is a rare find as a music teacher. His passion for music and love of teaching are visible with every teaching session. His focus is first and foremost on the student, recognizing unique abilities and areas of challenge.

He is a skilled "growth mindset" instructor, his focus remains on continued progression and tackling difficulties as opportunities. He invests heavily in the relationship with the student allowing them to grow and explore in a supportive environment.

Our son has ADHD and has struggled with in some learning environments. I have been absolutely impressed with Mr Brandon's ability to adapt and create a positive music lesson even if he was having a "not very focused " day !

Music is a wonderful gift, especially for children with ADD/ADHD or other learning challenges, especially with a skilled teacher !

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"Vandi was very sweet and informative. My son has attention issues and even through all his questions both about the piano and about other randomness, she exhibited patience, redirected him and kept to the schedule so we were getting the most out of our appointment! I was very impressed and my son is very excited!"
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Took Piano lessons from Vandi E.
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"Lance has been an incredible piano teacher to my 6-year old son. He has a natural ability to connect with kids and the patience to explain the lessons in a level that can be understood and absorbed. My son is always excited to go to his class and participates in lessons. Additionally, Lance maintains professionalism and a positive attitude. His home is always clean and conducive to learning. I highly recommend Lance as a music teacher."
Johanna
Took Piano lessons from Lance R.
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"Mr.Cameron is a great teacher and knows how to make someone remember something. He shows little tips and teqniques so you can better understand something. With a great teacher like Mr.Cameron becoming a world class musiscian is only fingertips away."
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Took Piano lessons from Cameron H.
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"She is so patient with my daughters, and FUN! They love her and are making great progress."
Mindy
Took Piano lessons from Bonnie P.
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"She is very patient and tried her best to teach my daughter at her level. Thank you."
Allison
Took Piano lessons from Christabel W.
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"She was very nice and patient with my 5 year old. Can’t wait for next week. My daughter really liked her."
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Took Piano lessons from Anastassia K.
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"I am an "older" student (60+ years old) starting with the basics. Jill's wealth of experience as a musician and as a teacher have supported my progress, and have made lessons enjoyable!"
Susan
Took Piano lessons from Jill M.
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"My son enjoyed his lessons with Kathryn. She taught him at his pace where he enjoyed music. He enjoyed piano while he was with her."
Faith
Took Piano lessons from Kathryn L.
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"Lydia taught my daughter both harp and piano for 8 years. She is an excellent teacher. I could not have asked for better. Lydia is extremely musical, and is professional, yet down-to-earth, kind and friendly. She is very patient and has pleasant to be around. She has recorded CD's of her harp music, has played with orchestras, and has attended many music study programs. Her musical ability is superior and she LOVES to share her the joy of playing both harp and piano to others. Lydia is also flexible with the pieces she teaches. She is very good at teaching the classical pieces and exercises, but also can teach pop and other genres. She has two recitals a year which are in a relaxed atmosphere but still give the student the performance experience. GREAT TEACHER!"
Anita
Took Piano lessons from Lydia H.
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