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Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Voice, Composition
Neil Bacon – Studio Openings Available
Area(s) of Instruction: Violin
Neil is trained in both Suzuki and Paul Rolland pedagogy, and teaches freedom and balance in violin playing. Accepting players of all ages, Neil has studied with teachers ranging from Shinichi Suzuki to Steven Staryk.
Dr. Susan Hurley
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Composition, Theory
Website: www. susanhurley.com
Dr. Susan Hurley (“Dr. Sue”) offers beginning through intermediate piano as well as composition and theory for beginners through professional. Doctoral degree from Indiana University, Master’s degree from Eastman, both in composition and theory. Teaching experience with all ages, K-University.
Karin Kajita – Studio Openings Available
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Composition
Karin teaches classical and jazz piano lessons, all levels from beginning through advanced. She charges $60 per hour for lessons in her studio in the North City neighborhood of Shoreline. Lessons may be half-hour ($30), 45 minutes ($45) or one hour in length. Half hour lessons are recommended only for young beginners. Karin teaches technique, interpretation, basic theory and ear training, as well as jazz theory and improvisation for advanced students.
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano
Dr. Jensina Oliver, DMA, NCTM
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Piano Pedagogy, Music Theory
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Music Theory
Naoko Noguchi received her piano performance degree from the University of Washington School of Music and has been teaching piano for forty years. As a child, she studied at Juilliard pre-college division in New York. Later, after spending her formative years in Tokyo, she returned to the US and studied with Randolph Hokanson and Bela Siki. She believes every student has strength and finds happiness in working to achieve their musical goals.
Marzena Pietra, M.M.
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Theory
***Enriching Life Through Music***
I want my students to love what they play and how they play it.
Teaching students of all ages from the most inexperienced beginner to advanced. Customizing lessons so that you enjoy your learning while developing strong understanding of music. Emphasis is on attractive repertoire, note reading and technique which allows students to love their own playing. Rewards, certificates and recitals. 30 years of piano teaching experience, Masters in Music Education. Director of Prosser Piano Academy since 1998. Independent teacher.
Peter Renhard – Studio Openings Available
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Guitar
***Will travel to your home***
Professional performer with a BFA degree in music and a BA in education. After trying to reach 30 or more students in a classroom, I find getting to really know students as individuals and working with them one-on-one is much more satisfying for both of us. I can guarantee success to anyone. I teach in the privacy of your home. My emphasis is on fundamental skills and techniques. It is an easy step-by-step course. You will learn to play by ear as well as by note. My course includes theory, composition, arranging, improvising and expression.
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Organ
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano