About Richard B.

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Richard teaches: Ages 9 and up
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Teaching since: May 1981
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I can take any student to the pro level within a year with my unique color-coded methods. I was educated at Interlochen Arts Academy, near Traverse City, Michigan. I will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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3 Semesters as Psychology Major
Sep 1969 - Feb 1971
Case Western Reserve University
Diploma. Piano, Theory, and Composition Major, Academics Minor
Sep 1967 - Jun 1969
Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, Michigan

Languages Spoken

Parisian (rather than Quebequois) French
Professional Proficiency


Karl Lemmerman Prize for Poetry
Jun 1970
Case Western Reserve University

13 Reviews on Richard B.

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Hani S. Apr 18, 2017
· Piano · Online My 15 years son love his first lesson. Richard was great, very professional, and patient.
Max J. Mar 13, 2017
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Brianna Feb 16, 2017
· Piano · Online Awesome!!
Rachel K. Nov 29, 2016
· Piano · Online I really enjoyed this piano lesson. I really look at the piano a lot differently than I did before and I love learning!
Lorraine S. Oct 21, 2016
· Piano · Online I had a very good first lesson with richard i had a fun time with it
David W. Oct 7, 2016
· Piano · Online Richard truly enjoys teaching music theory. He has given me so far a better understanding of how music is related to our feelings and moods. I hope to take what he gives me and further my knowledge to playing by ear and improvising on piano.

David W.
Aurora D. Oct 5, 2016
· Piano · Online My first lesson was fantastic,terrific, well self explanatory, I enjoyed,Richard is a very good & patience instructor,am a beginner, and I'm already amazed with what I learn. Looking forward to my next class.
Nikkie S. Aug 22, 2016
· Piano · Online Rich is very patient and knowledgeable about piano and easy to work with.
Wesley Aug 4, 2016
· Piano · Online Richard's color system works great to conceptualize moods expressed on the keyboard. I enjoyed my first lesson very much!
Joyce Apr 20, 2016
· Piano · In studio Richard is a very patient teacher. He is wise and experienced. He is able to support individuals at a variety of levels of instructional need.
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