Rich Johnson

Rich J.

Encino, CA
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
As both a top music conservatory and large private university graduate, I have a unique skill set and vantage point when it comes to teaching music. Based on a traditional approach, I adapt my lessons for the 21st century and provide a well-rounded music education including performance, technology, theory, and musicality.
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Rich delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
December 2010

Rich has been teaching private lessons since 2010 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and online. Rich has helped students from beginners to advanced improve their musical abilities and perform with confidence.

Rich received his training at NYU in 2011where he received a degree in Music Education and Technology. As an expert in his field, Rich looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Rich's teaching style is inspiring, challenging, and fun.


Music Teacher
Oct 2017 - Present
Piano Teacher Girl

Music Teacher
May 2017 - Present
Children's Music Workshop

Music Instructor
Dec 2010 - Present
Musika Lessons

Music Teacher
Sep 2017 - Jan 2018
San Marino Music Center

Music and Recording Arts Faculty
Dec 2010 - May 2016
Abrons Arts Center


B.M., Music Technology
Sep 2009 - May 2011
New York University
B.M., Music Education
Sep 2007 - May 2009
The Hartt School, University of Hartford


Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Music Educators Workshop
May 2014
Carnegie Hall
Dean's List Scholar
May 2011
Music Merit Scholarship
Sep 2007
The Hartt School of Music


National Association for Music Edcuation
May 2008

National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.

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Photos & Videos

Performing for The Perfect Revolution in NYC.

Carnegie Hall's Music Educator Workshop

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2 Reviews

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Paula Feb 23, 2018
Clarinet · In studio

Rich has been a wonderful and patient teacher for my 3rd grader as she begins clarinet. His encouragement helps keep her going!

Marshall Feb 23, 2018
Clarinet · In studio

Very knowledgeable, attentive to details, and experienced teacher. My son makes a significant progress working with him. We are very happy that we found Rich to help us with the clarinet practice!

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