- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate
- Teaches students:
- Ages 6 to 65
- Teaching since:
- December 2016
Arend was born and raised in Sacramento, CA. He began playing piano at 7. His teacher was Dr. Beverly Wesner-Hoehn, PhD, a classical Harpist and Pianist who performs throughout California. During his years at school, he performed in musical productions and was twice awarded the All Star Piano Student Award in 2004 and 2011.
In 2012, while attending American River College in Sacramento, CA, Arend auditioned and was chosen to be in the Piano Program for music major students. He studied Music Theory with Dr. Joseph Gilman. His piano instructor was Professor Tatiana Scott, a well-known professor and teacher from Russia who taught him the studies of ear training and melodic dictation. During his years at American River College, he auditioned and was chosen three times to perform with ARC Orchestra for the Concerto-Aria Competition. At ARC he earned his A.A. degree in Music and will continue on with his Music education at California State University of Sacramento earning his Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance. He currently studies with American pianist Richard Cionco, one of the piano professors at CSUS.
Arend is my first piano teacher and he's great! He's very patient, flexible, and pays great attention to details. I can feel his passion for piano and teaching. I've learned a great deal from him.
Arend is a talented piano teacher. He is patient and personable. My 7 year old son enjoys his lessons.
Arend is a very good teacher
He accommodated me forgetting my textbook.
He found another good book to get through the class. Thanks
I learned things that i would never have been able to figure out on my own. Arend was great
Alfredo is just 7 years old, and he was so excited. Arend did a great job, encouranging and reviewing and giving him information he could understand , so he was able to actually play what he was reading. I am the grandma and his parents were there. We all loved the teacher and the lesson. Great Job Arend.
When we left and were walking to the car, Alfredo was on cloud nine, dancing and posing. Super excited to continue classes with Arend.
Arend is a marvelous piano player. He has such an amazing command of music. Music seems to flow from him effortlessly.