- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+
- Teaching since:
Thanks for stopping by! I'm Michael, and I live and work in the Miami area. Outside of teaching, I work in product development at a K-12 education technology company — I am passionate about learning! I'm always looking to sharpen and hone my teaching skills to adapt to each student and ensure their success. In my free time, I love talking walks, learning new things, reading, baking, and learning new languages (to name a few). I studied linguistics in college and am a total language nerd! In college I spent most of time on our competitive ballroom dance team where my partner and I were nationally ranked. I also have a background in technology and computer science and have a love of IT (when it's not causing too many problems...!).
I've included some information on my teaching philosophy below — if you have questions (about piano, IT, baking, ballroom dancing, anything), feel free to send me a message. I look forward to connecting!
Learn to play a song by the end of your first lesson!
Piano is a great way to introduce yourself to music and form (or strengthen) your musical foundation. I specialize in beginning and intermediate level students! I firmly believe that it is never too late to learn to play the piano. :)
I believe in a technique-driven approach that builds a strong foundation, while also having fun and ensuring that my students enjoy the process and get to play the songs they want to learn. It's no fun thinking about committing to years of lessons before you're able to play anything enjoyable. I do my best to make sure that my students are working towards the music they love and enjoy while also developing their skills.
Lessons are tailored to your strengths and weaknesses for a well-rounded approach to note-reading, ear training, theory, and technique. All ages are welcome!
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Michael is super nice and friendly, and breaks things down so they’re easy to understand for an adult learner.
Michael is kind and a great teacher. His enthusiasm is contagious. I'm so glad we got lessons for my daughter.
Michael is very thoughtful and knowledgable. I greatly enjoyed our conversations during the first lesson. I would highly recommend Michael.
Michael is such an amazing teacher! He knows how to make the class fun and to adapt his methods based on what I need and am looking for! Very patient, talented and smart. I've never had an instructor with such good energy!
So blessed to have piano lessons with Michael. He is patient, knowledgeable and positive. Can’t wait to learn more!
Michael is patient and so much FUN!! You will love him.
Michael was very knowledgeable and very patient. I had lots of fun during our lessons.