Kateri Lirio

Kateri L.

North Hollywood, CA
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Kateri delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 18 and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2002

MY TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
My approach is compassionate, nurturing, and collaborative. My teaching style is structured but leaves room for fun. I believe that a student new to their instrument will thrive when they:
- have a parent involved in their practice in-between lessons (parents observing the lesson is highly recommended)
- have fun while learning proper technique to avoid harmful habits down the road
- choose songs that are interesting to them while the teacher picks songs that will help them grow
- are given foundational tools and approaches to further lifelong learning as they get older

ABOUT ME
I’ve been playing professionally as a pianist/keyboardist for 15 years and teaching for just as long. I have a B.A. in Music from Cal Poly Pomona. I also write, sing, record, and produce my own songs on piano and ukulele. People that work with me say that I’m highly qualified, reliable, and punctual.

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Experience

Piano Accompanist
Oct 2014 - Dec 2015
Orange County High School of the Arts

Supported and coached music and theater students on piano for classes, auditions, and performances.

Private Music Instructor
Apr 2006 - Dec 2015
Self-Employed

Taught private piano, ukulele, and songwriting lessons in the Orange County area.

Music Theory Instructor
Sep 2002 - Jun 2012
Orche Pia Music Education

Taught music theory in group and private settings to students grades K-12 and prepared them for yearly music theory exams.

Education

B.A. Music
Sep 2006 - Jun 2010
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Instrumental Music: Piano
Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
Orange County High School of the Arts

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Certificate of Merit
Jan 2002
Music Teachers Association of California

Awards

Paul Anka Songwriting Endowment
Nov 2009
Cal Poly Pomona

Affiliations

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jan 2009

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

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