Dr. Neil Galanter

Dr. Neil G.

Los Angeles, CA
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
learning how to write down those tunes and songs that you have in your head! If student has some basic music theory knowledge, it is helpful.

About Dr. Neil G.

*** Travel Equipment ***
student should have piano or keyboard instrument. I can provide or obtain instruction materials as needed depending on student.

*** Specialties ***
all styles and levels of music including classical, pop, rock, very elementary jazz, fusion etc.

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Brandon B.
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Neil is a great piano teacher. I took many years of lessons growing up and then stopped playing the piano for 10 years. I picked it up a year ago learning new pieces and hit a "wall" where I wasn't able to improve myself, so I wanted to find a teacher that could help. Neil has been great - proactively pointing out areas where I tense up or could use a different fingering, suggesting helpful sight reading pieces, and even helping me find a better keyboard for my own practice at home. He has a lot of experience and good advice.

Posted Nov 1, 2016
Bill
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I have the highest praise for Neil. I am an adult, and I studied for nine years as a child and started studying again about ten years ago and have studied with several teachers during that time. I work on some difficult pieces, and Neil can always explain to me how to play the passages I am having trouble with and make it seem easy. Also, he can demonstrate for me how something should be played because he is such an excellent pianist. I am so happy I found Neil, and highly recommend him.

Posted Jun 4, 2016

Experience

Independent Music Teacher, College Professor, Concert Pianist
Jan 1987 - Present

Various

over 25 years of experience as a teacher, educator, concert pianist, pedagogue, lecturer and clinician

Education

Doctorate of Music
Jan 1900 - Jan 1902

University of Southern California

Languages

Dutch

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Fluent / Native Proficiency

German

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

Music Teachers' Association of California
Jan 2000
MTAC aspires to be the recognized leader in (1) Student Programs, which make a positive impact in the quality of music education and in the lives of music students; (2) Member Programs, which inspire quality teaching, the pursuit of ongoing teacher education and member involvement with community outreach; (3) a thriving Foundation, which funds Student Programs and member needs through its investments, donations, and grants.

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