Keyboard, Music Theory, Piano, Music
Where are Lessons Offered
In Teacher Studio
In Student Home
Online via Webcam
My Musical Education Background
Evan Pilate received his training from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver where he received a bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance in 2011 under the tutelage of Steven Mayer, David Genova, and Alice Rybak. After graduating, Evan became a certified Suzuki Piano Instructor through the Suzuki Association of the Americas, training with Jane Reed, Joan Krzywicki, and Mary Craig Powell. He received the Top Music Teacher Award from Schmitt Music in 2017 and from Steinway and Sons in 2018. As an expert is his field, he looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Mr. Pilate’s teaching style is thorough, methodical, motivating, and patient. Each student is given a customized approach that fits their unique learning process.
Genres and Subjects Taught
I offer both traditional and Suzuki Piano Lessons. The program includes reading, musical theory, technique, and a wide variety of music styles and genres.
Please call me to inquire about rates.
Ages / Skill Levels Taught
I work with all ages!
My Certifications and Awards
-Bachelor's Degree from the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music.
-Certified Piano Instructor through the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
-Membership in Pi Kappa Lambda and Music Teachers National Association.
-Soloist with the Aurora Symphony in 2010.
-Distinctive Recital Award from Lamont School of Music, 2010.
- Steinway and Sons Top Music Teacher Award in 2017
- Schmitt Music Top Music Teacher Award in 2018
My Musical Influences
I was trained in the classical tradition, and I have played much of the standard classical literature, including pieces by Chopin, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Debussy, and Ravel. I also enjoy the New Age genre, including Yanni, David Lanz, and Jim Brickman.
"Evan is a patient and encouraging teacher."
"As a workshop participant he displayed the qualities that are required for exceptionally fine teaching. "
"I know firsthand how thorough and well prepared he was for each lesson. Evan is very precise and meticulous about training his students."
"His attention to detail is extraordinary and his zeal for self-development is unequaled. His artistry inspires those who hear him pursue the music both as a listener and a musician."