Michelle Valdivia

Michelle V.

Downey, CA
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Lesson Details



Michelle delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 1 to 92 and special needs

Teaching since:
February 2002

I am Certified Beginning Piano teacher as well as an intermediate level teacher. I studied piano at Cerritos College of Norwalk, CA and completed my Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with a focus in percussion from CSU Long Beach. I currently teach private and classroom lessons for piano. I have consistently taught piano since 2002 to students ages 5 and above.

Please notify me of the special need prior to booking lessons.


Private Piano Instructor
Feb 2001 - Present

Piano Instructor
Nov 2012 - Oct 2015
San Fernando Music School

Music and piano instructor of students ages 5 and up in a classroom of a maximum of 8 students per hour.

Piano Instructor
Jun 2011 - Jul 2012
After-School Dream Factory

Teach music and piano to a classroom of eight students from ages 6 to 10.

Piano Instructor
Mar 2006 - Mar 2007
City of Bell Gardens

Teach music and piano to students ages 6 to 18 in the City of Bellflower at their recreation location.

Music Instructor
Jun 2003 - Dec 2004
Arrow Music

Teach one-on-one music, piano and voice to students of all ages.


Bachelor or Arts, Music
Aug 2004 - May 2007
CSU Long Beach
Associate of Arts
Aug 2000 - May 2004
Cerritos College


Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Teach Beginning Piano
May 2004
Cerritos College

Photos & Videos

Benefit concert in October of 2010.  My band and I performing "Superstar" of the Carpenters.  I'm playing piano and singing.
The best location of Innovations at Disneyland.

My musical inspirations, Carpenters.

Playing with the Terratour band in Santa Marta, Colombia August 2012.  It was very hot there!

Playing the beautiful bass drums at a CSU Long Beach Caribbean Concert.

Photo by Michelle V.


5 Reviews

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Izzy Jul 28, 2017
Piano · In home

Michelle was great! On time, very patient and great at explaining information to my 6-year-old grandson!

Lenore Jun 27, 2016
Piano · In home

Michelle is a great piano teacher, she taught 3 of my kids. Michelle always took the time to make sure each lesson was fun and interesting.
I would highly recommend Michelle as your next music instructor.

Eloise May 1, 2016
Piano · In home

Great teacher. She has great teaching skills. She teaches in a patient and understanding way.

Alfonso Apr 25, 2016
Piano · In studio

Michelle is very patient and she has the perfect temperament to teach children. We have known Michelle for many years. She is currently teaching my 5 year old daughter. When we decided to have our five year old lessons, we were very pleased Michelle was available to instruct her. Michelle has taught our other two daughters. I would highly recommend Michelle to anyone!

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Sylvia Apr 22, 2016
Piano · In home

Very knowledgeable, patient, and interactive instruction.

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