Gordon Wilson

Gordon W.

Urbana, IL

Lesson Details



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

Teaching since:
June 1955

I have a lifetime of experience as a musician, technician, and teacher. Bachelor's in piano performance from Miami University of Ohio, Master's in theory and composition from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. I teach and perform all styles of music. I believe in making learning fun. I focus on the needs and personal goals of each individual student. I will accept students ages 5 to 95 and guarantee my patience with you will exceed your patience with yourself!  

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons are built from the ground up around each individual students needs and goals as they should be in private instruction. It's about patience and progress, not about flashy playing or knowing the answer in an instant.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Casavant 32-pedal Pipe Organ
6' Grand Piano
Roland FP4 Digital Piano
Casio Privia Digital Piano
iPad Retina with Piano Mania and other assorted piano teaching apps for "children of all ages"

*** Travel Equipment ***
iPad Retina with PianoMania and other assorted piano teaching apps for "children of all ages"
Casio Privia Digital Piano
Peavey PA with 15" columns

*** Specialties ***
Well versed in teaching and performance of virtually all styles of music: classically trained combined with years of experience in playing by ear and improvisation. All skills are shared at will with students.

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Photos & Videos

Noon Music Series at Urban Mills Breast Cancer Institute
Rehearsing for 2013 Thanksgiving Service at First United Methodist Church Downtown, Champaign, IL
Postlude from 2013 Thanksgiving Service
Performed Sept 2012 in DeKalb, IL with the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Linc Smelzer.
Opening of Rhapsody in Blue Performance
Uploaded by e-mail request!
Max Mitchell doesn't show up often at my gigs so uploaded his favorite song for him!
Jazz classic!  Enjoy!
Student/Teacher Video
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