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Koon W.

9 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • BA in Music from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Koon W.

9 Reviews
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Young multilingual (English, Cantonese, and Mandarin) piano and violin teacher who combines the formal traditional Eastern style of teaching, and the fun approach of Western style of teaching into his music lessons.

Fun lessons but also challenging
- I believes that fun lessons are easy to gain young student interest, but it often lack to give them motivation. In the lessons, I often challenge my students, let them be self-motivated and become a better musician.

Techniques
- I focus lessons on teaching proper techniques with their instruments. With my experiences in taking lessons from American, Chinese, and Russian teachers, I learnt a great spectrum of techniques and like to teach what I had learn.

Learning pieces and other related topics
- Playing pieces and songs is only a small piece of playing an instrument. In lessons, I also teaches proper music theory, and ear-training.

I haves students from age 4 to retirement age. Early beginner to preparing for college ...

About Koon

I was born in Hong Kong, China. I have been studying music with a dual focus on piano, and violin since the age of 8. I Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music with a primary focus on piano performance from Arizona State University. I also hold a violin performance diploma from Trinity College

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Della O.
Koon is patient, correct many mistakes I made and gave me good techniques advices. Very good impressions for my first lesson. Thanks
Anya
My 5yo who are hyper and easy distraction able to play "o madonna had a farm" at home after 2 months of basic class. highly recommended!
Jeanette Y.
Koon is a gentle teacher for my 6-year-old daughter and within a few months, she learned so much about the piano and music. We enjoyed having him as her teacher.

Linda B.

5 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $28
  • Studied Piano Performance from SPSCC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Golden Marmot Award from Crested Butte Mountain Theater - "Cabaret"
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Linda B.

5 Reviews
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I teach beginners through early advanced levels and have been doing so for 30 years. In my studio you will begin with the basics and when those are solid, you may choose a classical or recreational path or combine the two. The studio curriculum includes various styles and genres of music so you will be getting a well rounded education. Scales, chords and technique are also taught.

About Linda

Hello! Thank you for your interest in Evergreen Piano Studio. I have been teaching piano for over 30 years. Lessons are given in my SE Olympia studio, or online. If you are just beginning or have been playing for awhile, I have a place for you in my studio! The course curriculum includes note-

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Joseph
A positive reinforcer every minute. Linda's teaching and coaching give me hope.
Jessica
If your child is interested in learning to play piano and read music, I would definitely recommend Linda Bates. I have truly enjoyed watching my daughter grow through her lessons.
She was only 5 1/2 when she asked to start learning piano, and even though I thought she might be too young, I didn’t want to discourage her. Linda said that as long as she could count from 1-10, knew her left from right and the alphabet through “G” she could start learning piano.
We have had stretches of easy sailing and lots of rough patches. It’s been a great set of life lessons for our family.
Linda tried several different approaches to see what would work best for my daughter. She has a great balance of patience, structure and encouragement. She’ll let my daughter chatter on about (non-piano related) stuff for a minute, and then, gently but firmly, get her back on track.
We have gone to several recitals and enjoyed hearing her other students play. We are consistently impressed.
My daughter has been taking lessons for two years now, and finally loves piano. She sees the benefit of working at something that doesn’t come easy. She practices every day without complaining! (She’s practiced every day for a while now, but there was A LOT of resistance in the beginning, and middle, lol). Now she knows that most people are not just naturally talented, they actually put in time and effort.
I’m sure Linda would be great for any adult too. One of these days I just might have to find out for myself... although my daughter keeps insisting she’s going to teach me!
Julia
My friend, whose son received a music scholarship as well as enjoyed his piano lessons highly recommended Linda to me. Linda's great experience and personal methodologies guide students in the shortest way to success and brings an appreciation of music into their lives. No moments during her lessons are wasted on unrelated matters and she always keeps students focused by moving from one activity to another, and by being friendly and encouraging. She is always flexible with her schedule and pleasant to work with. She is a rare instructor who works hard to give students the opportunity to perform in public venues a few times and year (the most favorite moments to my boys), which make children self-confident and proud to demonstrate the fruit of their effort. I have two children who are taking lessons with Linda and they love it: 11 years old (for six years) and 8 years old (for four).
Daily practice at home for my children has turned into a fun habit, and I do not have to be involved much anymore. Linda is a role model for how an instructor should be and I highly recommend her to everyone. I am very thankful to Linda for bringing such an appreciation and joy of music into my sons lives. Our family moved to Portland three months ago, but we are still driving to Olympia once a week for lessons because so far we cannot find another instructor with the same excellent qualities.
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Renata F.

5 Reviews
Yelm, WA
Starting at $30
  • Master of Music, piano performance and pedagogy from East Texas State University, Commerce, TX
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 21; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Renata F.

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About Renata

Sharing the joy of music has been my passion since childhood. I began studying piano at the age of 4 and have been performing since the age of 6. After graduating from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto, I began teaching. I continued teaching, performing and accompanying while completing

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Silas A.
My son Silas is taking lessons. He loves them. He thinks Renata is very nice.
Chastity A.
My son is attending lessons. He always says how nice Renata is. He looks forward to and love his lessons. We will be continuing.
Jacqueline P.
Renata has been instructing my daughter for several years now and it has been a wonderful experience. My daughter can now play just about anything she chooses to. As an instructor, Renata continually adjusts her lessons based on my daughter's interests and personality. Her calm and steady method of encouragement is a joy to be around.

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Sean L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
  • B.M. Music Technology from Radford University
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Sean L.

17 Reviews
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I teach children, teens, and adults using a variety of music and and methods. I teach keyboard harmony and music theory, as well as by _ear_. I'll happily answer your questions.

I am patient and accomodating to my students. I draw on a diverse body of repretoire and experience.

Exactly what I teach, and how quickly we progress varies from student-to-student.

I have a B.M. degree in Music Technology.

About Sean

Anyone can sound great on a piano! Let me show you how. I am a gentle and patient teacher. My students like me. I have experience with _all_ ages, including little children, older children, pre-teens, teens, young adults, and older. When I started teaching, I assumed that many beginners -- e

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Erika S.
Awesome instructor!
Julia F.
Sean has been FANTASTIC with my 9 y.o. son. I was skeptical about how well online lessons would work for a complete beginner. This clearly isn’t Sean’s first rodeo. He has an excellent system for teaching online by sending annotated music beforehand. I must admit I had to push my son a little to get him to agree to piano lessons. Now he loves playing. He practices everyday on his own without being told and loves to ask me to record videos of him playing to send to his grandparents. I’m so proud of him and so grateful to Sean.
Christian
Our first session with Sean went very well. My kids are looking forward to the next session!

James S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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James S.

6 Reviews
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Piano is often seen as the gateway to every other instrument out there. Once you understand how to read and follow the music, your potential is unstoppable! There are numerous different genres, styles, and techniques I can show you on the piano. I use a proven method to get you learn better, that allows us both to set goals increasing your progress and success!

About James

I strive to provide quality Music education to students of various skill levels, interests, ability. I have extensive experience working with people with special needs as well as intermediate to advanced players. Hey, I’m James! I’ve been playing music professionally since I was a teenager, and

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TK C.
wonderful!
Joe
James is patient and great. definitely has a plan
Andrea
James is very patient with his students. He caters his lessons to his students level. Worth every penny.

Michelle N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Michelle N.

9 Reviews
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With nearly 25 years of playing the piano as a student, solo artist, and accompanist I bring this experience with me to every lesson to make all lessons equally informative and fun. Piano lessons are always goal oriented and will include learning proper technique, general music theory including how to read notes and rhythms, music terminology, and it will be paced based on the student's level. This will result in a well rounded musician while still having a fun, fulfilling experience.

About Michelle

Music has been an integral part of my life. I have 8 years of teaching experience between teaching in public schools as well as privately. I have a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. I learned how to play my first instrument starting 24 years ago and haven't stopped since. Teaching and music ar

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Luke and April S.
Keep in mind that we've only had one lesson so far. But my initial impression is that Michelle is very knowledgeable, very personable and very professional. I would certainly recommend her.
Katie
was awesome i really liked how she made everything fun
Owen
My son is an absolute beginner, and Michelle has been awesome! She has taught him how to maintain his instrument, and now they are well into learning music. Great communication with us parents as well!

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Olympia is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"My girl was 3 years old when she started taking lessons with Zarina, the lessons included introducing the different notes and rhythms , through stories and a full body movement that was perfect for my 3years concentration span.
My daughter fell in love with Zarina and piano lessons which made her want to continue with piano lessons after Zarina moved ."
Nettayah
Took Piano lessons from Zarina N.
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"Kevin had been my teacher for piano and music composition until I left Memphis. As a person, Kevin is very kind. He has naturally gentle personality. As a music teacher, he is knowledgeable and patient, with great musicmanship and sincere love of music. He points out where I could do better, but never criticize. He helped me improving my piano playing to a higher level of techniques and musicality. I learned a whole lot from him also on music theory and composition. The lessons were both pleasurable and rewarding. I really miss the lessons with him and will highly recommend him to anyone."
Fangyi
Took Piano lessons from Kevin F.
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"Julie is the best piano instructor my boys have had. Her theory based teaching has them learning pieces in record time - and her approach to theory isn't boring. They can now hear a song on the radio, recognize the chords and improvise on their own. She is engaging, encouraging and willing to explore the type of music they enjoy. She adapts her instruction methods based on individual personalities. Your child will not just learn to play piano, they will learn to appreciate music, composers and acquire knowledge that will assist in any instrument they play."
Mercedes
Took Piano lessons from Julie L.
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"Melody was very kind and helped my daughter a lot. She made her feel comfortable and was very encouraging."
Grace
Took Piano lessons from Melody S.
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"Great teacher, very patient and easy to work with."
Adriana
Took Piano lessons from Susan G.
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"Leo loved jamming out with Michael! We can’t wait until next week. Leo was super focused and he normally has a difficult time listening, but Michael was great."
Leo
Took Piano lessons from Mike S.
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"My 13 year old daughter had a great first lesson with Summer. She felt encouraged and supported as she entered into the world of music through the piano."
Anna
Took Piano lessons from Summer L.
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"Fawn is the one who revolutionalized my voice. I was singing off pitch and she was able to get me completely on pitch. She helped me fine tune my songs and record my songs in the studio. Even though we are on different coasts and she was on the computer in the studio, she has an excellent ear and valuable input, and when I was off, she was able to get me back on track. She is honest and works easily and professionally with my producers and engineer and the end result is excellent. I performed 3 songs this year and was paid $400. I think that's pretty great for a beginner. If you have Fawn on your team, you're sure to be a success."
MK
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Mr Timothy is Amazing!!!!! I have so much fun with him"
Haughton
Took Piano lessons from Timothy H.
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"I have already learned so much in just 3 lessons. Paul is a very patient and knowledgeable teacher. I am looking forward to many more lessons and feel confident that I can really learn to play under pauls instruction. Very exciting and rewarding!"
Carol
Took Piano lessons from Paul B.
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