Keyboard, Music, Music Theory, Piano
Where are Lessons Offered
In Teacher Studio
I started taking piano lessons when I was five years old. I have soloed with the San Francisco Symphony twice, soloed with the Denver Symphony, the Oakland Symphony, New Century Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra and the Palo Alto Philharmonic.
I also have performed on such series as Chamber Music West,
Chamber Music Sundaes, and the Seattle Chamber Music Festival.
I have been the recipient of numerous awards. (listed under certificates and award section), taught private piano at the Nueva School in Hillsborough, at Santa Rosa Junior College, and am yearly
coach for the Music at Kirkwood Chamber Music Festival. I have
been adjudicator for many competitions throughout the Bay Area,
and have played as an extra in the San Francisco Symphony.
I have taught piano lessons for over thirty years, and my students have gone on to perform at Carnegie Hall, and won various competitions. I was private piano instructor at the Nueva School in Hillsborough, CA for 13 years, and have given master classes throughout the United States. I teach and coach chamber music and accompanying, as well as solo piano performance.
I have been a member of the Music Teacher's Association since 2000, and am a Certificate of Merit teacher as well. My studio is located in Rohnert Park, conveniently located near SSU.
You may check out my website at: roxannemichaelian.musicteachers helper.com
My Musical Education Background
I received my Bachelor of Music and Master of Music Degrees
in Piano Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory, and have a junior college teaching credential.
Genres and Subjects Taught
I teach classical music, (solo/chamber music/
accompanying) with emphasis on sight-reading, theory,
technique, and performance practice
Lesson rates are:
30 minutes: $40
45 minutes $55
60 minutes $75
Rates are on a sliding scale
Ages / Skill Levels Taught
All ages and levels accepted
My Certifications and Awards
Overall winner Young Musicians Foundation Los Angeles
First place North American Young Artists Competition Denver
First place Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Competition
Winner Coleman National Chamber Music Competition Los Angeles
Winner Carmel Chamber Music Society
My Musical Influences
My musical influences were my sister, a concert pianist,
my father who played violin in the San Francisco Symphony for
50 years, and my first teacher who instilled the discipline
and love of music in me. Because of her, I have never stopped playing.
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