David Biel

David B.

Milwaukee, WI
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Music Recording

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've been teaching for 28 years now teaching students of all ages. I teach piano and electronic keyboard I teach independently. I think what makes my teaching unique is my ability to look at a student's hands and see if they are using them in the maximum efficient way to achieve the right gesture(s) to master a piece.
I have training in both Jazz and classical music .I'm patient and I love kids .
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David delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
April 1988

I have 28 years of experience teaching students of all ages . I'm patient and I love kids. I have a college degree in Jazz studies and did a classical piano recital
my senior year in college . I also can play and program synthesizers . For many years I performed playing jazz piano ,being a keyboardist in bands playing popular music, and accompanying ballet classes with classical music .
*** Studio Equipment ***
f/w keyboard in living room seating for parents .

*** Specialties ***
Beginning piano,Jazz Improvisation,Classical Piano, and Synthesizer Programming .I've taught using various piano methods including Alfred,Schaum,Faber ,and Bastien.


Piano and Keyboard Teacher
Sep 1989 - Dec 2016
Schaum Music School

I taught piano and electronic keyboard using primarily the Schaum piano method . We had four recitals per year . I had three teaching pieces published by Schaum including Runaround Rock which was on the National Federation of Music Junior Festival Required List for three years . I wrote various jazz piano exercises and notated jazz piano solos for my jazz piano students .

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Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, Jazz Performance
May 1980 - Dec 1985
University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

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4 Reviews

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Meg Nov 12, 2018
Piano · In studio

David gives me expert instruction in all aspects of my piano playing. He pays careful attention to my abilities and is sensitive in communicating advice. Because of his patience and his precision, I am thoroughly enjoying my piano progress. For anyone looking for great piano instruction, I highly recommend David!

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Robblyn Aug 23, 2018
Piano · In studio

I'm an adult learner, and I've been attending weekly lessons for the last 6 months. As a woman, I was originally unsure before going to the lesson, but upon meeting him, I feel totally safe. He is very patient and understanding as well. I'd definitely recommend him.

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Adrian Jun 29, 2018
Piano · In home

Very knowledgeable and skilled instructor, has greatly improved my technique and knowledge in piano.

Praveen C. Jun 24, 2018
Piano · In studio

My two kids, age 6 & 7, both learn Piano from David. He is very patient with kids and my kids love his lessons. He is very methodical and highly motivated teacher.I highly recommend David.

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