Dan Severino

Dan S.

Wexford, PA
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Dan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+ and special needs

Teaching since:
June 1968

I've been teaching piano since my teen years, even before I received my music degree. I have extensive experience in teaching piano, church music, organ, and theory and composition.

In my years I've been involved in professional piano teachers organizations as the National Guild of Piano Teachers and Music Teachers National Organization and have occupied leadership positions in these organizations.

I have had articles published in professional piano pedagogy journals and presently write for my blogs -- Piano Lessons PLUS Blog and Blogging at Piano Teacher Press .

I've written and have had recorded music for Sheet Music Plus and Piano Teacher Press where I publish books and compositions for piano students.

I am particularly proud of the work I've done with the young pre school beginner having written piano methods The Keyboard Kids and The Discovery Piano System.

I would love the opportunity to teach you or your children and share my love of music with you.

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Jul 2006 - Present
Private Studio

Jun 1992 - Present
Piano Teacher Press

Piano Teacher Press publishes "Music for the Young Musician"

Jun 1988 - Jun 2006
Private Studio

Aug 2004 - Mar 2005
Opus 1

Opus 1 is an organization of piano teachers and music enthusiasts centered around the yearly Festival sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC).

Aug 1992 - Jun 1997
National Guild of Piano Teachers - Cranberry Center

Aug 1980 - Jun 1990
National Guild of Piano Teachers - Butler Center


B.A.Piano Performance
Aug 1975 - May 1977
Slippery Rock University
B.A. Liberal Arts
Aug 1970 - May 1974
Ambassador College


Piano Teaching
Jun 1985
National Guild of Piano Teachers

Piano Teaching
Jun 1984
Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association

Piano Teaching
Jun 1984
Music Teachers National Association

Photos & Videos

PRESCHOOL PIANO ONLINE through KEYBOARD KIDS.  Great introduction to piano lessons for 4-6 year old children.
Dan as Professor I.M. Pedantic working as spokesperson for Piano Teacher Press
Dan teaching his popular Dan Dan the Music Man music readiness program.


Joe Nails It!!

1st Recital Success
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Kate M. Feb 6, 2019
Piano · In studio

Dan is an extremely experienced and effective teacher. Our son has progressed very rapidly under Dan's instruction. Dan has just the right combination of friendliness and high expectations that enable students to thrive. I would definitely recommend him!

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Sajna Oct 23, 2016
Piano · In studio

My daughter recently started taking Piano lessons with Mr.Dan. During the first class, Mr.Dan analyzed her level of expertise and interests in music to understand where she stands. Based on that, he suggested a plan for her to learn further. It works well and she is all excited now. We look forward to many future lessons. We highly recommend him.

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Brooke Apr 12, 2016
Piano · In studio

We introduced Piano to our son at age six. We’re thrilled with his progress. We appreciate Mr. Severino’s patience and ability to teach young children, his knowledge and love for Music. We look forward to many future lessons! We highly recommend Mr. Severino and his teaching methods.

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Jack Apr 6, 2016
Piano ·

One of Mr. Severino's greatest attributes is his patience in fostering a love of music in small very active children. All 4 of my kids owe a great deal of their musical talents to Mr. Dan

Karen Mar 29, 2016
Piano · In studio

Mr. Severino has taught my children for 7 years. We began when my daughter was 4and 1/2 and my son was 7. Seven years later they still take lessons and are beautiful piano players. Me Severino is a very positive and patient teacher. I highly recommend him.

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Carol Matz Mar 29, 2016
Piano ·

I'm a composer, arranger, and teacher with over 300 published works. I can recommend Dan as a teacher. he has been very active over the years, and quite involved in the education of piano students, both with organizations and with individual students.

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