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Girltunes.biz

Santa Monica, CA 90405 (map)


Lessons Offered

Piano

Where are Lessons Offered

In Student Home

Virtual / Online


About Me

For over 20 years, I have enjoyed enabling countless students of all ages to realize their dreams of learning to play and excel at the piano. 

I have always had students in addition to working as a composer and performer. As a professional musician, my philosophy is that my students should have the opportunity to learn all of the skills needed to become professional musicians themselves. I tailor my
approach to the student’s individual needs, capabilities and goals.  Following every lesson, I give each student a written plan to work on for the week so they will progress successfully and with organized thinking.

My overall goal is to nurture a love and enthusiasm for music.

For more information, visit (contact me)

 

 

My Musical Education Background

University of California, Berkeley, B.A.

New England Conservatory of Music, Diploma

Dick Grove Composing & Arranging Program

Cal State Univ., Northridge. Teaching Credential K-12 Music - Choir.

Orff I Certification

Genres and Subjects Taught

--Piano lessons for ages 5 and up.  Beginning through Advanced Intermediate.  Classical Approach including repertoire, ear training, music theory, sight reading, technical skills. 

Other options to include: Jazz improvisation for Intermediate Classical level students;  Pop, Broadway, Jazz standards.

--Coaching for auditions - piano, vocal.

 

 

Lesson Rates

For Live Online Lessons, contact me for price quotes.

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For Live In-Person Lessons, contact me for price quotes.

 

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

Ages 5 and up.  Beginning through Advanced Intermediate. 

It's never too late to learn to play as long as you're willing to practice :)

My Certifications and Awards

Orff I Certification.

Teaching credential K-12

My Musical Influences

My favorite composer is J.S. Bach.  His compositions raised music to a level it may never have reached had he not existed!  Other influences, to name a few:  Barry Harris, Bill Evans, Tommy Flanagan, Dick Grove, Maurizio Pollini, Count Basie, Duke Ellington.


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