- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
I have been teaching band and piano for 30 years. I am a member of the Florida Music Educators Association and the National Association for Music Education. I have been selected Teacher of the Year twice and District Teacher of the year. I have taught elementary thru high school and I am comfortable working with all ages and abilities.
The mission of the Florida Bandmasters Association is to promote and support band programs in the state of Florida by providing opportunities for in-service growth, program evaluation, and student performance.
The mission of the Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA) is to promote quality, comprehensive music education for all Florida Students as a part of their complete education.
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.+ Read More
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) is an American collegiate social fraternity for men with a special interest in music. The fraternity is open to men &amp;quot;who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of [its] Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America.&amp;quot;+ Read More
Mr. Lester is a wonderful instructor. He is extremely qualified, patient, and rigorous. I learned a great deal from him, both about music and about self-discipline. He remains truly inspirational to me, even years after he was my instructor. If you're looking for the best, he is right here.+ Read More
This man, has taught me how to play the piano, and it was actually kind of fun. I recommend this teacher!
Extremely qualified to teach piano and is a very good teacher. He not only taught me how to play the piano, but how to understand what I was playing and how to be passionate about it. Highly recommended!
I have been under Mr.Lester's instruction for six years. From Experience, I can guarantee you a great experience and improvement. All you need is passion to learn and a listening ear to succeed. Mr.Lester is patient, caring, and will challenge your greatest potential. You won't regret having an instructor who is skilled and humble to teach yet engaging his students at once. He is very thorough when introducing new songs, making practice at home a lot less work and frustrating.+ Read More
Mr Lester is an excellent music teacher. I was under his instruction for 7 years and he is truly an inspiration. He provides a solid musical foundation for his students and will challenge you to go farther than you think you are capable of. He is an awesome teacher, mentor, and musician!
Mr. Lester was the best teacher I ever had. Not only is he super patient when it comes to learning, he is also incredibly rigorous. He has high expectations for every student and it is his top priority to make sure you exceed his expectations. I highly recommend this teacher!+ Read More
Hands down, the best teacher I have ever had! Very patient, which is key to picking a good teacher. He makes it easy to learn and you'll have fun too. If you are looking for a piano teacher, he is the best choice. I promise you will not be disappointed. He is extremely passionate about music and teaching. He always pushes you to go further and encourages you to follow your dreams. Definitely sees everyone's true potential and never wants his students to settle for less. He believes everyone has the ability to produce beautiful music as long as they put forth the effort.+ Read More
The best instructor ever! Super helpful and patient! I 10/10 recommend!