Patrick Kohlieber
Orange, CA
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Patrick Kohlieber

Patrick K.

Orange, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am trained a trained music educator from csuf and I have over 5 years of individual teaching experience. I specialize in catering my approach to each students specific needs and learning style.

About Patrick K.

Hello and welcome to my profile! My name is Patrick and I look forward to working with you soon. I have been working with students of all age ranges, learning styles, and ambitions for over 5 years and I specialize in individualizing my teaching approach based on YOUR specific needs and desires. My ultimate goal as a teacher is to change peoples lives profoundly through music.

A little bit about me:
I am a classically trained musician who has studied at CSUF and performs Classical, Jazz, Popular, Musical theater, and Opera. I have performed in venues all around the world including the Hollywood Bowl, Segerstrom hall, Walt Disney concert hall, La Madeleine (Paris), Glinka Capella (Russia), The Rock Church (Finland) with artists like Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, John Williams, the LA philharmonic orchestra, and the Pacific Symphony, among others.

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gregory sauceda
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Patrick is knowledgeable and experienced. He knows how to teach to motivate and can relate well.

Posted Sep 13, 2020
Diane
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We are so thankful we found Patrick! Patrick is a very effective teacher who’s able to relate and motivate students. Our daughter was loosing interest in playing piano due to her former teacher’s approach. Now she’s back to practicing because she wants to and is so excited to see Patrick each week. We are very greatful that she’s back to loving piano and continuing to learn.

Posted Apr 18, 2018
Eric
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Patrick is a great teacher, and very patient. I've never learned how to sing or read music before, and he teaches at a pace that's good for me. I highly recommend him whether you're an adult or you're considering enrolling your child.

Posted Mar 14, 2018
John
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Patrick is friendly and very knowledgeable.

Posted Feb 16, 2018
Anthony
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My son loves Patrick!

Posted Aug 29, 2017
Sam G.
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Sam is really enjoying it. Patrick is very good with him.

Posted May 5, 2017
Sam G.
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So far so good. My son seems to enjoy it for the first time. Concerned he would lose interest but Patrick is terrific.

Posted May 5, 2017
Mari
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We love Patrick! And so do our girls!!!
He is very patient with them and finds creative ways to keep them engaged :)
The best part is that with only few lessons, our oldest daughter (7 years old) was able to perform jingle bells in front of the entire family on Christmas Eve. :)

Posted Jan 3, 2017
Michael F.
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My 7 year old warmed to Patrick right away. He is very kind and encouraging. She felt confident enough to sing 2 songs for the family at Christmas. He is also accommodating considering schedule changes which often happen.

Posted Jan 3, 2017
Pamela
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My son is only 5 and is just beginning piano lessons. Patrick is extremely encouraging and very patient with such a young student!

Posted Jan 3, 2017
Patrick
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Patrick had been great with my young son during his very first piano lessons. He is patient and positive.

Posted Nov 19, 2016
Brendan P.
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Patrick is a good teacher. I like his way of teaching. He is very flexible with his time and very easy to deal with.

Posted Jun 26, 2016
Sarah
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Patrick is a very good instructor, and has a lot of patience with the children, and is great to increase their self-confidence !!!

Posted Jun 4, 2016
Nissim
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Patrick is super patient and great to work with!

Posted May 16, 2016
Ayla
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Great teacher!

Posted Apr 5, 2016
Olinda Bran
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I have had a great time learning how to play piano. Patrick made it easier to comprehend and helps you understand the material. He is, definetly, a great instructor.

Posted Feb 24, 2016
Joshua Leu
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Patrick was very good at explaining what exactly is going on when I am singing. This was helpful in visualizing and addressing the areas I needed to improve.

Posted Feb 21, 2016
Ilana D.
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So far so good!! Just one lesson but Patrick was positive, attentive and gave my son many great tips.

Posted Feb 8, 2016
Bret A.
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Our 7 twins started taking lessons with Patrick several months ago. He is a phenomenal teacher and our kids have really enjoyed taking lessons from him. In fact, this past weekend when the lesson was coming to an end, one of our twins said he didn't want it to be over. I highly recommend Patrick if you are considering a piano teacher.

Posted Jan 10, 2016
Suzie M.
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Patrick is a great teacher. He teaches kids how to express themselves through music. Really exposes them to creativity while letting them choose what they want to learn. I would highly recommend Patrick to any student

Posted Dec 14, 2015
Mary Ellen S.
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First lesson was great he made me feel like I truly good carry a Tune and excited about the second lesson.

Posted Dec 3, 2015
Justin G.
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Patrick was so nice and had a lot of patiences with my son, my son like him a lot, and learned a lot on his first lesson, he is looking forward to his other lessons with Patrick

Posted Sep 12, 2015
Ian B.
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Daniel is helping my son prepare for an important audition, and he has been helpful not only in providing the coaching, but also in selecting the best songs. He is a patient and positive teacher.

Posted Sep 8, 2015
Cisco Morales
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Patrick is a great teacher who really knows what he is talking about! I don't even feel embarrassed to sing (horribly) in front of him. His warm ups are very helpful and the way he explains everything is completely clear. If I don't understand something, he has no problem repeating himself or trying to explain it in a different way. I've learned a lot from his lessons, and he's a really fun person to be around. I think everyone should pick him as a teacher!

Posted Aug 11, 2015

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Experience

Cantor and choir section leader
Aug 2019 - Present

Basilica San Juan Capistrano

Private Music Instructor
Mar 2010 - Present

Music Lessons

Teaching students of a variety of ages and skill levels to achieve their musical life goals.

Cantor and choir section leader
Mar 2018 - Jul 2019

Christ Cathedral

Choir Section Leader
Sep 2014 - Mar 2018

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Irvine

Perform in Weekly Mass and provide coachings for members in my section

Choir Section Leader
Sep 2011 - Jun 2014

Holy Family Church of Pasadena

Perform in the weekly Mass and provide technique and training for people in my section

Education

BM in Vocal Performance
Aug 2011 - Jun 2017

CSUF

AA in Music
Sep 2009 - May 2011

Pasadena City College

Languages

French

Limited Proficiency

German

Limited Proficiency

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