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DeAnna H.

15 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $115
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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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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Joel H.

20 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German
  • Bachelor's of Music in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Brandon N.

3 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $69
  • Bachelors in Jazz Piano Performance from Washington State University
  • 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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Mark W.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $35
  • Master of Music from University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Mark W.

11 Reviews
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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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Laima M.

27 Reviews
Vancouver, WA
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Russian, Lithuanian, English
  • Bachelor's degree, Music Pedagogy from Academy of Music
  • Teaching since 2002
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Laima M.

27 Reviews
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I provide every student with different pieces according to his/her age and individual abilities. Each student has a different learning speed and level of enthusiasm which needs to be taken into account. With young children I find it helpful to integrate games, stories and pictures to enliven the lesson. I try not to be too strict, but I expect my students to practice at home and not to miss lessons. I use a number of books and methods. After 3 to 6 months a young student will have learned at least 12 notes on the staff, to sight-read easy pieces, to understand count rhythm values, and to play simple songs .

About Laima

Laima M. studied at the J. Gruodis Conservatory. She received her Bachelor's degree in Music Instruction at the Lithuanian National Academy of music in Kaunas and her Master Degree in pedagogy from the Academy of Lithuania. After 10 years of teaching music in Europe, she moved to US and has been tea

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Jakob B.
Very helpful, detailed, and an overall good person
Sawyer
Lamia was professional, friendly, and provides a warm and positive environment perfect for teaching and learning.
Zoe R.
Within only a few lessons I could tell the benefits of professional instruction, and after the first lesson I could tell Laima is a professional!

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"Frankie teaches the perfect mix of fun and serious technique! His care to make sure the student not only learns but understands why and what they are learning has me excited to stick with piano for the long haul! I can't wait to se what future lessons bring! :)"
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Took Piano lessons from Frankie P.
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"Ryan is soo patient with my 5 year old. He teaches very nicely 2 classes and my son can already play 3 songs ..looking forward to many more.."
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I am writing to recommend the talent and abilities of Kit R., music instructor. Kit was able to provide a basic, age appropriate, introduction to music curriculum for my 4 year old and beginner piano curriculum for my 8 year old. Because of Kit’s energy and ability to connect with children, she has ignited a passion for music my children may not otherwise have. I would highly suggest Kit for children of any age, regardless of the child’s knowledge or experience with music.

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