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Alex V.
Los Angeles, California
Build your skills and confidence as a pianist with the guidance of an experienced musican of 30 years
Discover the Joy of playing Piano. Develop great piano skills and artistic confidence with fun-to-do piano aerobics. Learn musical pieces you love. Play by ear, read, improvise. All styles: Pop, Jazz, Rock, Classical.
About Alex V.

~ COMPLETE VOICE TRAINING ~ EASY PIANO & SONG-WRITING ~ 30 yrs of teaching experience - Europe/USA: Cal State LA, LACHSA, private. All styles & levels. Hi-tech studio: tracks, vocal demos, YouTube videos, CD's, more. Clients include: Miss Universe, Star Search winners, America's Got Talent, professional Jazz, Broadway, Pop, R&B, Gospel, Opera, Rock, Country singers and song-writers. * * * Hollywood, California. The very name is magic. For a century Hollywood has attracted the greatest talent in the world. Great talent attracts great teachers. In 1992 European-trained Maestro Alex V. opened his private music school and began accepting students. Maestro Alex received a Master of Arts from the State Academy of Music of Latvia (former USSR). For many years he has taught music at the LA County High-School of Arts and Cal State University of Los Angeles. If your dream is to be the best singer, pianist or song-writer you could possibly be, then you have found the right teacher. Many of Alex's students have gone onto exciting careers in the entertainment industry. LESSON DETAILS: The wide diversity of music styles in existence today means that every performer must develop his own niche in the musical world. Maestro Alex's teaching method is very effective and easy to understand. And it can be applied to all musical styles and levels. Your lessons will begin with warm-up exercises: musical aerobics that help to develop great technical skills, and are fun to do. The balance of your lesson is dedicated to learning the music you naturally love and want to learn. All programs include music book, learning material, instr. tracks, recordings, arrangements, YouTube videos, and everything you possibly need to become a great singer, pianist and song-writer. Step by step you will learn musical basics that create a beautiful sound as you sing or play piano. You will gain technique, knowledge, artistic confidence, and eventually become the singer, pianist or song-writer you always wanted to be. The key to success will be: practice, patience and persistence. With that plus your musical skills and talent you will amaze your friends and loved ones, and create many beautiful memories and successes in your life. STUDIO EQUIPMENT: Alex's V. Music School is located in West Hollywood. Big green umbrella on the porch with white table and chairs overlooks white rose garden. Piano Studio with baby grand piano, big sofa, fire place, big-screen TV, paintings and plants create professional yet cozy atmosphere. Vocal Studio: Kurzweil Grand Piano, big iMac, hi-tech recording studio, Tyros work-station, great sound system, big music library, copy machine, water fountain and healthy snacks. SPECIALTIES: All styles and levels: Pop, Jazz, Classical, R&B, to Rock, Country, Broadway, Opera, New Age, and more. Alex can make great song arrangements, instrumental tracks, vocal recordings, YouTube videos, cool CDs, transcribe sheet music, etc. MAESTRO ALEX V. (M.A.) Alex was born in Riga, Latvia (former USSR). His musical career started at early age of 4 with performances on State TV. His musical training of 16 years culminated in Master of Arts. In Latvia Alex worked at the State University of Latvia, State Musical Theater and Riga Film Studios. Alex emigrated to United States in 1982, and for many years worked as a pianist, vocal coach and musical director at the LACHSA and Cal State University of Los Angeles. Now he works at his home in W Hollywood. He composes and arranges music, and maintains a select list of privately tutored students, including Miss Universe, Star Search winners, professional singers, actors and song-writers. Working directly w prof. Alex V. your natural talent will be groomed for success.

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 1988

Education

Master of Arts in Music

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 7+

Speaks

Speaks Spanish, Russian, Latvian, German, Italian,

Speaks

Has background check

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Alex V.
Los Angeles, California
Build your skills and confidence as a pianist with the guidance of an experienced musican of 30 years
Discover the Joy of playing Piano. Develop great piano skills and artistic confidence with fun-to-do piano aerobics. Learn musical pieces you love. Play by ear, read, improvise. All styles: Pop, Jazz, Rock, Classical.
About Alex V.

~ COMPLETE VOICE TRAINING ~ EASY PIANO & SONG-WRITING ~ 30 yrs of teaching experience - Europe/USA: Cal State LA, LACHSA, private. All styles & levels. Hi-tech studio: tracks, vocal demos, YouTube videos, CD's, more. Clients include: Miss Universe, Star Search winners, America's Got Talent, professional Jazz, Broadway, Pop, R&B, Gospel, Opera, Rock, Country singers and song-writers. * * * Hollywood, California. The very name is magic. For a century Hollywood has attracted the greatest talent in the world. Great talent attracts great teachers. In 1992 European-trained Maestro Alex V. opened his private music school and began accepting students. Maestro Alex received a Master of Arts from the State Academy of Music of Latvia (former USSR). For many years he has taught music at the LA County High-School of Arts and Cal State University of Los Angeles. If your dream is to be the best singer, pianist or song-writer you could possibly be, then you have found the right teacher. Many of Alex's students have gone onto exciting careers in the entertainment industry. LESSON DETAILS: The wide diversity of music styles in existence today means that every performer must develop his own niche in the musical world. Maestro Alex's teaching method is very effective and easy to understand. And it can be applied to all musical styles and levels. Your lessons will begin with warm-up exercises: musical aerobics that help to develop great technical skills, and are fun to do. The balance of your lesson is dedicated to learning the music you naturally love and want to learn. All programs include music book, learning material, instr. tracks, recordings, arrangements, YouTube videos, and everything you possibly need to become a great singer, pianist and song-writer. Step by step you will learn musical basics that create a beautiful sound as you sing or play piano. You will gain technique, knowledge, artistic confidence, and eventually become the singer, pianist or song-writer you always wanted to be. The key to success will be: practice, patience and persistence. With that plus your musical skills and talent you will amaze your friends and loved ones, and create many beautiful memories and successes in your life. STUDIO EQUIPMENT: Alex's V. Music School is located in West Hollywood. Big green umbrella on the porch with white table and chairs overlooks white rose garden. Piano Studio with baby grand piano, big sofa, fire place, big-screen TV, paintings and plants create professional yet cozy atmosphere. Vocal Studio: Kurzweil Grand Piano, big iMac, hi-tech recording studio, Tyros work-station, great sound system, big music library, copy machine, water fountain and healthy snacks. SPECIALTIES: All styles and levels: Pop, Jazz, Classical, R&B, to Rock, Country, Broadway, Opera, New Age, and more. Alex can make great song arrangements, instrumental tracks, vocal recordings, YouTube videos, cool CDs, transcribe sheet music, etc. MAESTRO ALEX V. (M.A.) Alex was born in Riga, Latvia (former USSR). His musical career started at early age of 4 with performances on State TV. His musical training of 16 years culminated in Master of Arts. In Latvia Alex worked at the State University of Latvia, State Musical Theater and Riga Film Studios. Alex emigrated to United States in 1982, and for many years worked as a pianist, vocal coach and musical director at the LACHSA and Cal State University of Los Angeles. Now he works at his home in W Hollywood. He composes and arranges music, and maintains a select list of privately tutored students, including Miss Universe, Star Search winners, professional singers, actors and song-writers. Working directly w prof. Alex V. your natural talent will be groomed for success.

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 1988

Education

Master of Arts in Music

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 7+

Speaks

Speaks Spanish, Russian, Latvian, German, Italian,

Speaks

Has background check

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Accompanist, Vocal Coach, Musical Director.
Jan 1990 - Present
LA High-School of Arts & California State University of LA.
30 years experience - Europe - USA. State University of Latvia, LAHSA, Cal State LA, and private.
Master of Arts in Music
Sep 1968 - Jun 1973
Academy of Music of Latvia (USSR)
Master of Arts: musical directing, piano, voice, composition.
Sep 1968 - Jun 1973
Academy of Music, Latvia (USSR)
Master of Arts: musical directing, piano, voice, composition.
Sep 1968 - Jun 1973
Academy of Music, Latvia (USSR)
Master of Arts in Music
Sep 1968 - Jun 1973
State Academy of Music of Latvia (USSR)
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
German
Limited Proficiency
Italian
Limited Proficiency
Latvian
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Russian
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency
Master of Arts Diploma
Jun 1973
State Academy of Music of Latvia (USSR)
Master of Arts in Piano, Singing, Composition, Musical Directing, and related subjects.
Certificate of Excellence
Jun 1986
LA Highs School of Performing Arts.
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jan 1992
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

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Instructor details
Piano
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
N Vista Street
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
45 minutes
$55
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30