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Koon W.

10 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, 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 L

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Vanessa
Absolutely loved this class, I really enjoyed how flexible his lessons were. He was more than willing to adjust and go over theory more than playing. Definitely the highlight of week!
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!
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Rachelle M.

29 Reviews
Auburn, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Rachelle M.

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Here are the core things that I focus on in Piano lessons.

Alignment is the basis a great technique. Each person is different, and knowing how to help them release unwanted tension is critical.
Building hand coordination is essential to playing piano. A variety of agility and strengthening exercises will help you gain greater control and comfort in playing.

Articulation and phrasing is how pianists convey emotion. By Understanding the different colors available, a performer can create a dynamic and moving experience.

Selecting songs for your skill level and interest is important. Playing music you love will make your experience more enjoyable

About Rachelle

* *I require that my in-person voice students show proof of vaccination, or we will conduct lessons online.** I love sharing the knowledge and techniques I've learned through years of training and performing. Lessons are so much more than just learning the notes. Everyone has a unique perspective

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Thank you for teaching me so well about piano.
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Very easy to navigate the online experience and the "teaching" of the lesson didn't skip a beat.
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Hannah C.

Milton, WA
Starting at $35
  • Master of Music in Vocal Performance/Opera from University of Cincinnati College/Conservatory of Music (CCM)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Hannah C.

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In my piano studio, I teach students of all different ages and experience levels. No matter what your experience level, my students master basics piano and classical technique from the ground up. I also give my students the opportunities learn how to play contemporary music and using chord sheets, depending on the goals and preference of the student.

About Hannah

I am a professional opera singer and music instructor, teaching both voice and piano. I got my Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance at Portland State University School of Music (PSU) and my Masters of Music in Vocal Performance/Opera at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (

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Sarah A.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Music Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Premier Young Artist Award from Jacobs School of Music
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Sarah A.

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I began to play piano when I was 5 years old and I have continued to play it ever since. I especially love to play classical and jazz piano. I am open to exploring all types of music with students while developing beginning technique.

About Sarah

Hello! I am a recent graduate of NYU where I received my Masters of Music degree. I studied flute performance under Keith Underwood and Soo-Kyung Park. I additionally taught as an Adjunct Instructor while completing my graduate studies at NYU, where I taught undergraduate and certificate NYU student

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Margaret
Sarah was extremely helpful with Piano and Flute lesson .
She is a very talented teacher.
Jonathan
Sarah is an excellent flute instructor! Learning online during COVID has been a great experience. Sarah has found ways to make it easy - such scanning her notes to me and sending me recordings after the class. Her lessons are exciting, as I have been working on music I enjoy in addition to music Sarah recommended. I definitely recommend her for online lessons. I look forward to when we can return in person too.
Mairead
Very helpful ! Printed materials for my lessons . Extremely knowledgeable . Loved playing with miss Sarah . Delightful . Awesome teacher !
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Ivan S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic, English, Chaldean
  • Piano Performance from Oakland University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ivan S.

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I have never met a person who regretted taking piano lessons!

Piano lessons are an excellent way to engage all parts of your brain while having fun.

My lessons include: note reading, technique, music theory, ear training, and musicianship.

Although I can teach a variety of genres, my specialty is in classical music.

About Ivan

Hello! My name is Ivan. I am a classically trained pianist. I have been playing the piano for 17 years and have been teaching for 5 years. I like to give my students the opportunity to not only progress in skill, but also enjoy what they are learning! My lessons focus on 5 things: - note rea

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Kevin O.
Ivan is the best, he really worked with my daughter and she enjoys her lessons a lot. She's learned a lot in a short period of time. Ivan is very effective with the online format we chose to use during the pandemic. Couldn't be happier.
Nick
Best piano teacher ever!
Gerardo
I would like to highly recommend Ivan Shallal as a music teacher for children. Ivan is a gifted piano teacher. He is very well-respected in Rochester Hills and Troy, Michigan. This community is extremely fortunate to have a music teacher of his caliber to teach in this area.

Ivan is passionate about music. His love for the art is evident in his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is exceedingly patient with all students, encourages them, and coaxes the very best effort from each one. Although he is one of the best music teachers in the zone, his prices are extremely reasonable. In my opinion, he is worth every penny he charges, and I certainly believe I have received excellent service for my money.

It is my great pleasure to recommend Ivan Shallal as a music teacher. I am tremendously grateful to him for everything he has taught my daughter.
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Joseph E.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph E.

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"Study music while experiencing lessons to an enjoyable and relaxed approach!" This has been my goal and approach for students from young children to professional musicians in college. Whether piano, voice, or organ let's see how you learn best and make this a positive experience for you!

About Joseph

PIANO / VOCAL / ORGAN / CONDUCTING - I am a music educator and performer that loves working with individuals from the young child to professionals. I taught public school for 12 years and then taught at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY for the last 14. My degrees are from Western Michigan Uni

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Verna V.
I feel that I can learn a lot from Joseph. I am confident that he can help me with my singing voice to be where I want to be.
Mahealani S.
We are so grateful to have found Joseph. Our daughter is so happy to be able to work with someone with so much experience. We can’t wait for her next lesson. She learned so much.
Richard
Very friendly, personable, professional and a great teacher.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in University Place, WA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in University Place is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $300 per hour.
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"He is nice and smart and a good teacher. I would recommend him to anyone that is needs lessons."
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Took Piano lessons from Carl W.
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"Beckie did a great job with my Granddaughter on the Piano! Maddy loved her piano lessons with Beckie. My grandson also took Trumpet lessons with Beckie. Although she did not have an actual trumpet to bring to the lessons Beckie did a terrific job showing Jacob the music he wanted to learn and some trumpet playing concepts."
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Took Piano lessons from Beckie E.
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"My daughter is only 2 and she was very patient with her. Great experience!"
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Took Piano lessons from Priscilla L.
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"Phenomenal instruction from a magnificent instructor. We couldn't have asked for more. Always patient and skilled, Brittany capitalized on our kids musical curiosity and transformed them into lifelong pianists."
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Took Piano lessons from Brittany B.
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"Justin is not only an incredible piano player, but he is an equally incredible teacher. Really knows his stuff and makes it fun. One of his strengths is his versatility - he can play and teach just about any style of music. This allows his to tailor his lessons to fit each student's specific interests."
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Took Piano lessons from Justin P.
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Very professional and knowledgeable. Always have a great time. Makes learning fun. My child enjoys the lessons and then going home to practice. Flexible with arrangements when needed. Will continue to go and learn. Would not want another teacher for my child."
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Took Piano lessons from Laima M.
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"Courtney has been amazing with my kids! She is low pressure so they don’t feel overwhelmed but still encouraging so they keep working and learning and having fun."
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Took Piano lessons from Courtney W.
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"Christina is wonderful. She pays attention to progress and creates assignments that keep me engaged."
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Took Piano lessons from Christina E.
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"Aaron is a patient teacher , which to me is one of the most important qualities any teacher can possess."
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Took Piano lessons from Aaron S.
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"Ms. Kristin is patient, kind and fun -loving while teaching my wiggly 6 year old. He is learning so much and enjoying piano."
Ephraim
Took Piano lessons from Kristin W.
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