Colin Wood

Colin W.

Seattle, WA

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Colin delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
September 2014

Colin is an award winning classical pianist whose accomplishments include first place at the Seattle International Piano Festival Classical Viennese Festival in the Schubert division. He studied with Peter Mack at Cornish College of the Arts, Baycka Voronietsky at the University of Maine, and privately with Yuka Sasaki in Seattle. In addition to performing, Colin has an active piano studio, has worked with Music Teachers National Association as the founder and president of the Cornish Collegiate Chapter. He also performs periodically as an accompanist, provides live background music, and performs solo recitals. Raised in the eastside suburbs of Seattle, Colin currently resides in West Seattle.

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Piano Teacher
May 2015 - Present
Music Primo Music Lessons

I teach piano through Music Primo Music Lessons as well as teaching privately.


Piano Performance
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016
Cornish College of the Arts
Piano Performance
Sep 2006 - Dec 2011
University of Maine


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


First Prize Collegiate Schubert Division
Nov 2015
Seattle International Piano Festival Classical Viennese Festival
Alternate - State Chamber Music
Nov 2014
Honorable Mention - Piano
Feb 2005


Music Teachers National Association
Jan 2016

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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Photos & Videos

Stanchinsky Nocturne live at the Royal Room
Photo by Colin W.

Scarlatti Sonata K 450 Poncho Hall Dec. 2014

2 Reviews

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Ava L. Feb 6, 2016
Piano · In studio

From our experience in working with Colin, he seems to be a good instructor, patient but also encouraging to advance and not worry about being perfect. Only issue we had was he was late to a couple lessons, but he's rearranged his schedule so that isn't an issue anymore.

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Terence Farrell Nov 13, 2015
Piano · In studio

Impressive pianist; look forward to my lessons...

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