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Debra Avalos

Elk Grove, CA 95758 (map)


Lessons Offered

Piano, Violin, Music

Where are Lessons Offered

In Teacher Studio


About Me

Debra Avalos has been teaching violin and piano for over 30 years. She has a very gentle, positive style of teaching. Debra teaches out of her home studio in Elk Grove. As Debra's student you will have the opportunity to participate in a yearly spring recital, plus various other recitals and activities throughout the year.

My Musical Education Background

Debra Avalos has been teaching violin and piano since 1980. She studied with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki at the Talent Education Institute in Matsumoto, Japan and is certified as a Suzuki Violin Instructor.

Genres and Subjects Taught

Violin and Piano
Lessons include music fundamentals such as reading music, rhythm, melody, harmony, correct technique, theory, and musical interpretation. And of course you will learn lots of great songs in various styles!

Lesson Rates

One lesson per week

BEGINNERS

lesson length 1/2 hour
$93 per month


INTERMEDIATE

lesson length 45 minutes
$140 per month
 

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

She loves to teach all levels from beginners through intermediate and all ages from preschoolers through adults.

My Certifications and Awards

Certified Mayron Cole Piano Teacher

Certified Music Together teacher

Board Member - California Association of Professional Music Teachers, District 5

My Musical Influences

Played violin in the San Luis Obispo Community Orchestra, the San Luis Klesmorin Band, O’Connell’s Fancy (an Irish trio), Baraka (a middle eastern music group), The Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts and The Rainbow Theatre Orchestra (a music theatre group), and various other music groups.


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Student Reviews




Elk Grove, CA

I am so grateful for your ability to teach my children so well. Thank you for bringing music into our lives.




Elk Grove, CA

Thank you so much for being such a great piano teacher! You have really inspired me to want to keep up playing the piano!




Sacramento, CA

Our son, Ken, has been enjoying piano lessons with Debra Avalos for more than four years. Even though we live more than 15 miles away from her, we continue to make the weekly trek to her studio. It's a pleasure to watch Debra's caring and patient teaching style.




Elk Grove, CA

Our family has been taking piano lessons from Mrs. Avalos for 5 years. Three out of four of our children are her piano students. She is very gentle and patient with our sometimes squirmy kids:). My younger children especially appreciate the toys and art supplies she has available to play with while they wait for their older siblings to have their lessons. I'm very pleased with what competent piano players they have become. In fact, they have inspired me! I started taking piano for myself with Deborah this year and I am loving it!


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