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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 Beginner, Intermediate
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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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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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Joel H.

20 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German
  • Bachelor's of Music in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2009
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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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Mark W.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from University of Missouri – Columbia
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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.

I look forward to meeting you!

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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Brandon N.

3 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding Piano Soloist from Lionel Hampton School of Music
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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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Suzan G.

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

18 Reviews
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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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"We've been working with Peter for more than a year, and our boys are not only building their confidence levels with respect to the piano, they're having a ton of fun doing it. I remember when I was 8 years old, and I was forced by my parents to go to piano lessons across town. I never wanted to go because the teacher was overly stiff and strict... Picture the old lady that knocks your wrist with a ruler, and that was pretty accurate!

I only wish I had a teacher like Peter when I was my kids' ages! My boys practice daily - many times on their own, because they're having fun, and feeling confident about how they're doing! The "Masters Class" concept that Peter has created for his students to practice playing in front of larger groups has helped both kids, and resulted in greater self-assurance when performing in front of people they don't know.

The last point that I'd like to share about Peter is that he shows great patience when working with kids, and they respond very well to his teaching style. He is truly a gifted teacher that we're thrilled to be working with!"
Rob
Took Piano lessons from Peter D.
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"Fawn is amazing. Have been taking lessons from her for several years. Weekly/Bi-weekly. I am an adult student and have made nice progress in that time. She is encouraging, affordable and an overall great instructor."
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Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Jill is just amazing! She breaks things down for me in session to help me develop my skills in a manner that helps the information just sick. She is always so patient and has such a great sense of humor."
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Took Piano lessons from Jill Z.
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"Lance is an amazing teacher. He has been very adaptable to my learning style and pays close attention to the music that I like make sure that I learn efficiently. He provides me with a lot of material that clearly matches my skill level while also challenging me."
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"Rosita is very knowledgeable and she catered my first lesson to be just what I needed based on my level of experience. I would definitely recommend her."
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"Jeff is a great teacher - patient, tailors the lessons to the child, competent. Highly recommend!"
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"Grady is an EXCELLENT teacher, patient, kind and capable."
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"My nephew's very first piano lesson with Javier was a very pleasant one.
He was comfortable and enjoyed it.
So we are looking forward to a very good and productive learning onwards."
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"She was on time. Very eager to teach. She came prepared with a lesson plan. My daughter said she felt comfortable and that she had fun. 1st interaction was amazing. Can't wait for lesson #2 next week"
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"I LOVED my first lesson with Maria! She is so great! I am really looking forward to working with her over the next few weeks!"
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