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Piano Lessons Stapleton, CO

Piano Lessons in
Stapleton, CO

Musika has been offering Stapleton Piano Lessons since 2001. Our piano teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured Stapleton Piano Teachers

Adam W

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Music is one of my greatest passions. I enjoy helping others discover or rediscover their love of music through a sensible approach and truly attempt to craft my teaching style to fit the indiviudal needs of each student. I think music should be a form of both creative expression and enjoyment - never a means to feel frustration or  pressure. I completed my degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006 in music performance with an emphasis in jazz studies. I have played in over forty states, and continue to perform regularly with various groups in the Denver Colorado area. 

Robin M

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Robin McNeil began his study of piano at DePauw University at the age of four. He has a Bachelor of Music in Piano Perform­ance from Indiana University and a Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Illinois. He began his teaching career at the University of Illinois. He then went to the University of South Dakota where he was Chairman of the Piano Department and taught both graduate and undergraduate piano, piano literature, general music history, Medieval and Renaissance music literature, and a graduate course in bibliographic citation and the techniques of music research. He has performed over three hundred concerts throughout the midwest and east as soloist, soloist with several symphony orchestras, duo pianist, a partner in four-hand concerts, chamber groups, and was the pianist with the University of South Dakota Contemporary Chamber Players. Mr. McNeil has written many musicology book reviews for Choice magazine of the American Library Asso­ciation and Publisher’s Weekly, in addition to writing over three hundred articles on music criticism and commentary for newspapers. Mr. McNeil maintains a blog site, opuscolorado.com, which is dedicated to music criticism and commentary. He is also a published poet, and the Denver composer, David Mullikin, has used his poems for art song texts. Robin teaches regularly at the Academy for Lifelong Learning and has also taught at The St. John Vianney Theological Seminary where he taught Medieval Liturgical Music. In spite of his retirement, he has also presented guest lectures at the universities in the Denver area and the United States. In the past, Robin has been thoroughly involved in arts management as the Executive Director of the Fine Arts Center of Clinton (Illinois), State Treasurer of the Association of Illinois Arts Agencies, and member of the Long Range Planning Committee of the Central Illinois Cultural Affairs Consortium. Mr. McNeil has been the Executive Director of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation. Outside the sphere of music, Robin has raced Alfa Romeo and Ferrari automobiles, and he is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Robin now lives with his wife in Littleton where he teaches privately and continues to do research on the French composer, Théodore Gouvy and the Medieval Mass. He is President of the Piano Arts Association, and an Honorary Member of the Institut Théodore Gouvy of Hombourg-Haut, France, and a member of The American Liszt Society. He is also the Executive Director of the New Colorado Festival Orchestra.  

Shannon K

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I earned my  Bachelors of Arts degree in music education from Florida Atlantic University and has been teaching and performing ever since.  As a licensed Florida educator I have taught many grade levels from Pre-K through 12th grade.  Outside the public school system, I teach piano and voice students of all ages providing a comprehensive and fun learning environment where children and adults get to explore the wonderful world of music.  In addition, I am a certified Music Together Teacher working in Boulder, Colorado  As a performer I have had the opportunity to sing with the William Paterson University Concert Choir, The William Paterson Chamber Singers, The FAU Women’s Choir, The FAU Honors Choir, The South Florida Master Chorale, and is in the process of auditioning for choirs in the Boulder Area.   I have studied voice with Nan Guptill Crain (William Paterson University), Kristin Jones (Florida Atlantic University) and Dr. Sandra McClain (Florida Atlantic University) and has studied piano with Prof. Ronaldo Garcia (William Paterson University) and attended Piano pedagogy workshops taught by Prof. Judith Burganger (Florida Atlantic University).

Teresa W

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I am a highly motivated, hard-working, and outgoing individual.  I love people and believe that teaching music lessons is one the best ways to connect with students of all ages and develop a relationship with them.  I started learning piano in Kindergarten, began Saxophone in my 5th grade Band, and started tutoring other band students in 6th Grade.  In 7th Grade I earned scholarship to attend Illinois Summer Youth Music Camp at the University of Illinois.  The excellent education that I received at ISYM, proved to be a critical influence on my desire to succeed musically and academically.  I earned 14 scholarships for college and returned to The University of Illinois where I received my Bachelors in Music Education with Instrumental Specialization and became certified to teach Band, Choir, and Orchestra for Grades K-12.  Since then have taught students and groups of students ranging in age from 2 1/2 to 89.

Kathryn R

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My love of music began at an early age and has continued to grow over the last 20 years. I studied classical voice and flute at the University of Idaho during my secondary education and then went on to pursue my Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory and Music History from that same institution while maintaining my private teaching studio for voice and flute students. My studies later brought me to Southern California where I obtained I Master of Music in Vocal Performance from CSU Fullerton in 2011 and was a sought after voice, flute, and piano instructor all over Orange County. I have taught all ability levels and ages (5-82!) and love sharing my passion for music with my students! Teaching music has been, and continues to be, one of the most rewarding and educational experiences in my life. In addition, over the last few years, I have performed in many of Southern California's leading choral ensembles in venues including Disney Hall, Honda Center, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Staples Center and the Hollywood Bowl. I have frequently performed in many genres including classical, jazz, rock, country and liturgical and these performances have taken me around the globe as well as on stage with the likes of Andrea Bocelli and John Williams. Last year I relocated to the beautiful city of Denver where I now sing at Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, and with St. Martin’s Chamber Choir as well as teach privately and with several music schools in the area. 
 
 

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More Information About Piano Lessons

Most students start out with a keyboard or digital piano. We recommend a full size keyboard with 88 weighted keys - weighted keyboards will have a touch response similar to a real piano. However, if purchasing a real piano is in your budget, we think that a real acoustic piano will provide you and the student with the highest level of satisfaction during practice time.
Taking piano lessons from the comfort of your own home is the most convenient way of learning to the play the instrument. Finding the additional time out of a busy schedule to transport your child to and from their lessons can be difficult, making home lessons a convenient, time and money saving option. The only thing necessary for home lessons is a keyboard or piano to play on! There is no difference between the lesson content of studio or home lessons - only the location is different. Home lessons help provide a safe, familiar and comfortable learning environment for students.
As piano lessons are customized to the needs of each individual student, we are able to better help you to achieve your goals. Beginner students may just want to learn an instrument out of interest and for fun - so the basics will be covered to get you up and running. This will include music theory and technical exercises, such as hand position, fingering and playing scales and chords. Intermediate students may be working towards an exam, recital or performance, so will cover playing, performance and stylistic techniques such as legato, staccato, glissando, sight reading, exploring harmonics and working on speed - runs, fills and solos. Other topics that may be covered in your piano lessons are things like piano modes, expanding your repertoire, developing improvisation and jamming skills and studying the various types of genre-based playing techniques and styles, such as Jazz, Ragtime, Blues, Rock or Classical piano.
Learning a new musical skill as an adult is a great way to keep your brain fresh! We have many adult students actively taking lessons with us, and this actually represents around 50% of our student base. Our instructors will offer an individually tailored lesson plan to the needs of an adult student. You will learn the technique of the instrument, specific repetoire suited to your skill level, and learn how to read music and sight read.
Piano lessons for children will focus on learning the fundamentals of the technique of the instrument and learning to read music and rhythm. We suggest beginning piano lessons no earlier than age 4, due to the attention span of the child, as well as the strength they have in their hands for playing. Piano Lessons will offer an excellent introduction to learning music for a child. Music theory and musicianship skills will also be taught during the lessons. Piano lessons are a great choice for introducing the art of music to your child!

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