Loralee Ward

Loralee W.

San Rafael, CA
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I teach music from the perspective of a modern musician and a songwriter. I want to make sure you are relaxed and having fun, as well as learning everything you want to learn in these lessons! We will get you playing songs you enjoy, right from the start. The most important thing to me, is for my students to have fun during their lessons, because real learning comes from commitment, and commitment comes much easier when you enjoy what you do.
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Loralee delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+

Teaching since:

Loralee began exploring music at a very young age, as part of a musical household. She enrolled in flute lessons at the age of 4, giving her solid roots in music theory and an appreciation for classical music. Her flute lessons later led her to take part in marching band and numerous musical ensembles. Aside from her love of music, 15 years of performing and studying dance led her to discover her joy in teaching when she began to teach creative movement and ballet to young dancers. In college, she began learning guitar and writing music to match a growing passion for songwriting and acoustic folk music. Her musical pursuits led her to join a local alt pop/punk band as a vocalist, and she performed with them in the surrounding area. After graduating with a B.A. at Michigan State University, Loralee began to pursue a career as a solo musician, and released a 4 song EP “If You Were a Song”. Now, she has written hundreds of songs and performs her original music in the San Francisco area.

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Music Teacher
Dec 2017 - Present
Private Music Studio

Teaching Guitar, Ukulele, Voice and Piano lessons to students of all ages.

Music Teacher
Jul 2016 - Oct 2017
Creative Soul Music School

Taught guitar, flute, voice and piano lessons to students of all ages


Media Arts and Technology
Aug 2010 - May 2014
Michigan State University

Photos & Videos

Teaching a group lesson at Creative Soul Music School

Loralee with private lesson students after their recital at Creative Soul Music School

Young students guitar decorated with reward stickers!

Loralee playing an original song on Ukelele
Loralee singing her original song "Goodnight"
Photo by Loralee W.
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9 Reviews

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Jetta Jun 12, 2018
Ukulele · Online

My girls love Loralee!! She is very patient and teaches them using their pace. We would definitely recommend her.

Jetta Jun 5, 2018
Ukulele · Online

Gabrielle Mar 19, 2018
Piano · In home

She has been a great fit for my 7 year old daughter

Danya Mar 14, 2018
Ukulele · Online

Loralee is an extremely patient teacher, just what my 7 year old needs!
My daughter looks forward to her lessons every week.

Danielle Mar 2, 2018
Piano · Online

Fiona Mar 2, 2018
Piano · In home

Lotalee is awesome. Patient and fun with my newbie daughter. :)

fati .. Mar 2, 2018
Piano · Online

Highly recommend, so great and knows the material and the way of teaching , great piano teacher 💝

Lucien G. Feb 15, 2018
Piano · In studio

Loralee is wonderful, patient and a great teacher. I look forward to seeing my kids grow under her tutelage.

Anna M. Jan 12, 2018
Piano · Online

Very sweet and engaging -- a perfect fit for my 6 year old daughter :)

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