I started playing piano at age 8 and was educated at CSUF in Fresno. After playing professionally locally and with artists Herbie Hancock, Todd Rundgren and others, I started teaching at two private elementary schools in 1996 after my son was born. I started my piano school in 1998 after I saw the demand.
I believe everyone should have lifelong enjoyment of playing an instrument and piano is the best foundation. I've had one main revelation teaching - I realized starting my own music community for children and preparing them for their next musical endeavor was important for this this area. It became my mission statement.
I offer group lessons, because I know early elementary age children are more comfortable in a class, after 20 + years of teaching kids. Although classes, I teach each child one-on-one in the classroom while at the piano keyboard. I have developed a kid-friendly curriculum that kids love and can grow into improvising and playing advanced songs.