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Linda B.

5 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Linda B.

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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
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Master of Music, piano performance and pedagogy from East Texas State University, Commerce, TX
  • Teaching since 1985
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Renata F.

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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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Koon W.

9 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Koon W.

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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 I would like to teach my students what I had learn.

Learning pieces and other related topics
- Playing pieces and songs is only a small part of learning to play an instrument. In our lessons, we would also cover proper music theory, and ear-training.

I have been teaching students from pre-k to retirement age. Early ...

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.

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Jim A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 19 to 60
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jim A.

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Learn to Sing The Correct Way.......By learning from a music school-trained singer-musician who makes a living every weekend working a stage & singing many styles in various venues (large & small) for a wide range of ages/ethnicities~!!!

I Put Your WHOLE Singing 'Package' Together that's all about YOU (correct technique, the right songs, increased repertoire, working a stage/audience, placing tunes in set, using your 'ears' magically, singing or playing with musicians/accompanist, personality-'attitude'-style, blazing a vocal track in the studio/mic technique...& more).

Styles: Pop/R&B/Rock/Jazz/Club-Dance-House/Funk/Blues/Caribbean/Gospel

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About Jim

SKYPE & ZOOM LESSONS/COACHING AVAILABLE ELECTRIC GUITAR LESSONS/COACHING ALSO AVAILABLE Teaching & Coaching: Pop/R&B/Rock/Jazz/Club-Dance-House/Funk/Blues/Caribbean/Gospel BEGINNERS: 1st Meeting Walk in, Walk Out Singing/playing...........Learn to sing very quickly correctly for a career

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CJ
I didn’t know anything about music, other than I like listening to it. The instructor is very attentive to what I needed to accomplish. We decided I needed a different task to master first, and the whole lesson got easier. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Jakob S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jakob S.

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If you are just picking up the bass let's get you playing some music and having fun! We'll work on technique while learning songs you want to play.

About Jakob

I have been a professional musician for the last 10 years. I graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016 with a Bachelors of Performance in Music with and emphasis on jazz guitar. Since then I have traveled North America playing all kinds of music. I've toured the country with the Broa

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Megan
Jake is such a good instructor! He's not just teaching me how to play individual songs, he's getting into the fundamentals of music theory and how music *works*. I learned more in one lesson than I learned in six months trying to figure it out on my own. He's good at finding fun songs at my skill level that push me through to the next level. I look forward to these lessons every week!
Aman Hemnani
Jakob it's a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. It was very easy to talk to him and let him know what I was wanting to learn. He was able to incorporate music theory and technique in a very easy and simple way to understand and work on. Of the different instructors that I've had lessons from, Jakob was my favorite and the one that I gained the most knowledge from. I would definitely recommend him to others. You won't be disappointed!
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Mengyu L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Piano Performance from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Mengyu L.

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Mengyu is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy.
Mengyu was born in Hunan, China in 1998, began her musical learning journey at the age of 5.
She attended to the attached middle school of Wuhan Conservatory of Music in 2013 and studied with Lianping Zhu, who’s the professor of the piano department. There she got her annual music talent scholarship. In 2014, She won the 3rd prize in the 7th Youth Piano Competition in Shanghai, then won the 1st and 2nd prize in Hongkong International Open Competition in the category of “Liszt Memorial Award” and “Beethoven Sonata Award”.
Mengyu was honored with numerous scholarships and awards since she studied abroad - “Special Talent Award-Music Scholarship” and “student carillonneur scholarship”. Besides competitions, she also participated in masterclasses given by international pianists and teachers, such as Xiangyu Mao, Weicong Zhang, Stanislav Loudenitch, Arcadi Volodo, Yekwon Sunwoo. Mengyu started teaching ...

About Mengyu

Mengyu is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy under the mentorship of Prof. Hamilton and Prof. Creviston at Arizona State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance in 2020. Mengyu was born in Hunan, China in 1998, began her music

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Michael
I could really play the repertoires what I interested in after Amanda's passionate and customized teaching on me. I love music but I was afraid if bringing my musical notes out before I started learning with her. She was always there to encourage me to do my exercises on techniques and different repertiores I would prefer to do, I cherish the hours during lessons, that she transformed to me her appreciation on music.

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"Justin is a great teacher for beginners. He's very patient with his students, and makes them very comfortable."
Jyoti
Took Guitar lessons from Justin W.
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"Fawn is superb. I'm a complete beginner and have been training with Fawn for a few months now. I both love the lessons - she's incredibly fun - and I've also made great progress, starting from no training or skill at all. Highly recommended."
Jeremy
Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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"Jordan is an inspiring teacher

My kids and husband love Jordan's lessons. He is motivating and able to help the kids pick songs that they enjoy. The lessons go by quickly. First rate teacher!"
Kristi
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan M.
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"Much better than previous instructors that I've had!"
Taylor
Took Singing lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Encouraged and inspired my daughter's love for music. Taught guitar lessons in a fun engaging way that also challenged her creativity. Great teacher!"
Kirsten
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"Excellent teacher, very patient."
Rita
Took Organ lessons from James R.
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"My son loves Tanesha. He is very shy and she is extremely patient with him."
Paula
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tanesha M.
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"Had a great lesson with Victor! He knows music really well and is very patient with beginners."
Shaheer
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Victor S.
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"I'm in my third year with Mike. I can't rave enough about him and his patient, excellent teaching style. This instrument is the first I've ever tried to learn, and at a late point in life. Mike has helped me make great progress. I enjoy every minute."
Rita
Took Banjo lessons from Mike T.
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My nine year old son has been taking piano lessons for two years from Lydia.
Our experience has been great. She is good at keeping him motivated to practice and make progress thru a creative reward system. She always demonstrates patience and professionalism while working with him.
It is a good learning environment for adults and children. I also appreciate her scheduling flexibility."
lori
Took Piano lessons from Lydia H.
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