Playing piano since age 8
Composing since age 10
Bachelor of Arts degree from CSU, Chico (2005)
Has taught and performed in Chico and Quincy, CA, since 2011.
Beginner Piano Lessons, children and adults (any age)
Piano composition / songwriting (any level, whether beginner or experienced)
$100 for 4 lessons
(After the 4th lesson, you pay another $100 for 4 more)
I emphasize structure and discipline, while at the same time encouraging creativity, autonomy,
and letting the student decide what his/her goals are. Students can also request songs that they
want to learn.
I have a simplistic, straight-forward approach, taking the student through the concepts one-by-
one, so that they’re sure to learn and progress in each lesson. I’m extremely patient and aim to
make the learning enjoyable, making sure that one concept is mastered before going on to the
I design my lessons according to the student’s goals. If you are a beginner, I’ll start with the
basics (using up-to- date and the most popular methods and materials), then cater the lessons
based on what you want, and the kind of style you want to develop. I strive to make my lessons
fun, interesting, and as productive as possible.
Cancellation Policy and Other Details
Lessons are 30 minutes long and take place once a week
No refunds for cancelled lessons
Cancelled lessons can sometimes be re-scheduled if a time slot is available, but this is not
Students must practice a minimum of 30 minutes per day, in order to make adequate