PRIVATE LESSONS at Sakura Piano Studio
Currently Sakura Piano Studio is full, please contact me to be on the wait-list
I have been teaching for almost nine years, with students ranging in all ages and levels. I do not recommend private lessons for children younger than 5 (highly recommend group music classes), but children older than 5 are welcome to come to my studio. Adults of any age are also welcome! Throughout my graduate studies I was the teaching assistant for class piano at Sacramento State University, School of Music teaching music majors the fundamentals of playing piano. I have also been teaching at Pacific Institute of Music in Folsom as a piano instructor for the past five years and also recently became a piano instructor at Tim's Music in Carmichael. As a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California, I am qualified to teach materials required for the annual Certificate of Merit program where students are evaluated by level, their technique, theory, and playing abilities.
Lessons are once per week, consisting of technique, repertoire, music theory and ear training/ sight-reading. Technique and repertoire are mainly drawn from the “classical masters.” I tend to draw upon the Piano Adventures method books for younger children and beginners, and the Keith Snell Piano Repertoire collection when exposing more intermediate or advanced students to the classical style. Eventually I will pick pieces from the canon of classical piano repertoire. I can teach popular genres such as film music and jazz, but my main expertise is in classical music so sooner or later, I will have my students delve into that genre.
Standard Monthly Rates per student (In Studio):
Half hour- $120 ($30 per lesson)
45 minutes- $180 ($45 per lesson)
One hour- $240 ($60 per lesson)
Please contact me for a trial lesson and the complete Studio Policy