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  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Belinda Jimenez Voice & Piano Studio

Belinda Jimenez Voice & Piano Studio is a private music teaching studio located in Arcadia, California. Belinda Jimenez Voice & Piano Studio students work on musical theater and popular repertoire as well as classical music, opera, and art songs. Dr. Belinda Paige Jimenez of Belinda Jimenez Voice & Piano Studio welcomes students of all ages and abilities and offers 30- 45- and 60-minute lessons. Belinda Jimenez has taught voice and piano lessons for over eight years and continues to further her education by publishing new research in vocal performance. Belinda Jimenez received her doctorate in vocal performance and her masters in opera performance from Arizona State University, and her bachelors in vocal performance at Boston University.

Arcadia, CA(626) 461-3214


David Cutter Piano

David Cutter Piano is a piano studio located in Pasadena, California, that strives to teach students to play like magic. David Cutter Piano offers private and group lessons in his home studio for all ages and abilities. David Cutter of David Cutter Piano has 40 years of performing experience and 30 years of classroom and private teaching experience. David Cutter majored in piano performance at California State University, Northridge, studying classical theory, counterpoint, music history, standard piano repertoire, and jazz improvisation and big band arranging. Clients praise David Cutter for his passion, inspirational teaching style, and ability to make the learning experience fun.

Pasadena, CA(626) 260-1615


Greg Marlowe Piano

Greg Marlowe Piano is a piano studio offering in-home lessons to students residing in La Canada, Pasadena, Altadena, Arcadia, San Marino, Sierra Madre, Silver Lake, and other communities in Southern California. Greg Marlowe earned his bachelor of arts degree in piano performance from California State University, Los Angeles, and began his teaching career in 1975. Greg Marlowe works with students of all ages, from 6 to 60-plus, offering a stimulating musical program for children and adults of all levels. Greg Marlowe Piano presents a broad music education including theory, sight reading, technique, and repertoire, as well as a variety of musical styles from classical and blues to ragtime and Broadway.

Pasadena, CA(626) 394-7871


Jeremy Stacey Drum & Piano Studio

Jeremy Stacey Drum & Piano Studio is a music studio located in Altadena, California, providing quality instruction in drum set, piano, music theory, and marching and orchestral percussion. Jeremy Stacey Drum & Piano Studio specializes in lessons for students aged 4 to adult, offering 30- 45- or 60-minute lessons once a week, scheduled to fit client needs. Drum and percussion lessons focus on musicianship, rudiments, sight reading, grooves and solos, time and feel, and real-world application. Piano lessons focus on music theory and notation in addition to repertoire learning through piano method books. Students are taught the fundamentals of music and encouraged to play songs they enjoy. All lessons are customized to fit the needs of individual students.

Altadena, CA(626) 840-2101


Liz Elliot Music

Liz Elliot Music is a business offering private in-home music lessons serving Pasadena, California, and the surrounding areas. Liz Elliot has been a music teacher for over twenty-five years and has earned a BA from Augsburg College and has taken extensive courses in music education, conducting, and music history. Her lessons are offered on a weekly basis and can be tailored to fit her customer's schedules. She offers small ensemble and chamber music opportunities for her students. She is a member of the Music Teachers National Association and the American String Teachers Association. Liz offers a free trial lesson to her prospective students.

Pasadena, CA(323) 715-6164


NG Piano

NG Piano is a music studio owned by Naira Grigoryan, a professionally trained pianist located in Glendale, California. With over twenty years of experience, she teaches her students to love and appreciate music and prides herself on her patient and friendly teaching style. Naira Grigoryan teaches her students using a combination of the Alfred and Bastien piano teaching methods. She individualizes her teaching style to meet the needs of each student. She also organizes annual piano recitals and prepares her students for various piano competitions. Naira’s past student highly recommend her lessons for her patient, professional, and fun teaching style. She offers a free piano lesson to all prospective students.

Glendale, CA(818) 445-7589


Pasadena Piano Academy

Pasadena Piano Academy is a music studio located in Pasadena, California that aims to provide the highest quality and stability in fundamental piano and music education. Pasadena Piano Academy accepts students of all ages, offering different age group classes and private piano lessons. Pasadena Piano Academy focuses on foundational elements of proper piano playing, including posture and technique, while offering a friendly atmosphere and learning environment to help students fulfill their potential. Pasadena Piano Academy organizes two student recitals per year and provides opportunities for students to participate in the Musical Arts Competition of Orange County as well as other national and international competitions.

Pasadena, CA(626) 657-8718


Pianissimo LA

Piannisimo LA is a piano studio based in Los Angeles, California that offers in-home private lessons. Established in 2007, Piannisimo LA provides 30- 45- and 60-minute weekly lessons to students of all ages and abilities. Piannisimo LA teaches technique, theory, artistic discipline, and provides a classical foundation, but also teaches whatever students want to learn. Jon T. of Piannisimo LA is a performer and teacher who completed his degree in classical piano performance at the Royal Conservatory of Music and studied new music and composition at CalArts. Clients praise Jon T. of Piannisimo LA for his patience, knowledge, and ability to connect with children.

Los Angeles, CA(646) 460-6681


Regina's Music Studio

Regina’s Music Studio is a piano studio located in South Pasadena, California that offers professional-quality private instruction for children and adults of all ages and levels. Regina’s Music Studio aims to provide students with a brighter future through music, shaping their lessons to inspire, drive, and motivate students to become disciplined, focused, goal-oriented independent thinkers who are successful at time management at an early age. Renny Ko of Regina’s Music Studio earned her bachelor’s degree in piano performance at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, and her master’s in piano performance at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. Regina’s Music Studio offers a free musical aptitude assessment.

South Pasadena, CA(626) 410-5258


Riko Method School of Piano

Riko Method School of Piano is a piano school located in Atwater Village, Los Angeles, California that serves beginners, professionals, and everyone in between. Riko Method School of Piano strives to empower students through music using a well-rounded curriculum that accelerates all aspects of music making and helps students develop critical minds. Riko of Riko Method School of Piano studied piano with Walter Hautzig at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University as well as with Edson Elias at Ecole Normale de la Musique de Paris. She has over 30 years of piano teaching experience working with beginners through professionals. In addition to developing and publishing her own curriculum, Riko conducts training sessions for RMSP instructors.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 486-7185


Shauna Vartanian Piano Lessons

Shauna Vartanian Piano Lessons is a home studio located in Pasadena, California which offers classical piano style and music theory lessons. Shauna Vartanian is a piano teacher with over forty-three years of teaching experience. She has earned a degree in Music Composition from the Universtiy of California, and she is currently a member of The Music Teachers Association of California and The Music Teachers National Association. She prides herself on her creative approaches to teaching music and her adaptability to each student’s style of learning. Her students learn to sightread, understand rhythm, obtain ear-training skills, learn music theory, music history, improvisation, technique and artistry, and to play classical, jazz, blues, and pop.

Pasadena, CA(626) 487-3202


The Music Studio

The Music Studio offers weekly private piano, voice, and music theory lessons, taught by Paul Stephenson in his private home located in Pasadena, California. Paul is dedicated to providing excellent music training to help his students reach their musical goals. His lessons are divided between working on technique, sight-reading, theory, and music repertoire. Individualized scheduling is available. Paul Stephenson is a choral teacher at Westridge School in Pasadena and is qualified to tutor students for AP Music Theory tests. He is a member of the National Teachers of Singing Music Teachers of California, and of the American Choral Directors Association.

Pasadena, CA(626) 399-9103


Yvonne's Piano World

Yvonne’s Piano World is a music studio located at the intersection of Temple City and San Gabriel, California, offering piano and theory lessons to students of all levels. Yvonne’s Piano World offers weekly 30- 45- 60- and 90-minute lessons as well as twice yearly studio recitals and flexible summer sessions. Yvonne’s Piano World provides tailored, enjoyable lessons, and students of Yvonne’s Piano World have won many piano competitions. Yvonne of Yvonne’s Piano World received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and her master of music in piano performance from the New England Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts. Clients praise Yvonne for her patience, encouragement, knowledge, and dedication.

Temple City, CA(626) 427-1299


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