Keyboard, Music Theory, Piano, Music
Where are Lessons Offered
In Teacher Studio
In Student Home
Online via Webcam
Aurora Music Lessons was founded in 2011 by music instructor Evan Pilate. It currently serves students in the Aurora and Denver areas. Lessons take place in the Aurora Music Lessons studio and in the student's home. Aurora Music Lessons offers both traditional piano instruction and Suzuki piano instruction, depending on the needs of the client. Evan Pilate is committed to providing exceptional quality in music instruction and a good value to his clients.
My Musical Education Background
Evan Pilate was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music in 2011. He studied piano performance with Steven Mayer and David Genova. He is a certified Suzuki Piano Instructor. Mr. Pilate is a classically trained musician, and provides classical training for his students.
Genres and Subjects Taught
Suzuki Piano instruction for piano. Classical training is my speciality.
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.
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."