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Dawn Lewis 

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Private Piano Lessons

Price: $30 / hour in your home or mine.
Dawn has been teaching music privately and in after school music programs in Santa Cruz County for the last 15 years. She was formally trained in Santa Monica State and is the founder of the Notes for Hire. Dawn teaches all levels of piano with an introductory method she developed called the "ABC Method" This successful method makes learning piano fun and brings joy to the students and their families.

To promote participation in the Arts, by offering quality instruction in Music education through a variety of music methods and programs.
This includes music theory up to level 7, performance, composition, and music appreciation.

1978-1988.        Footloose.     Top 40 Band
Performed professionally touring throughout the Western United States.

1989-1995.        E.M.S.     Educational Music Systems.       Guitar Center, San Jose
 After public school instructor on keyboards,  in group settings.

1996-2007.       Montessori School of the Redwoods.
Provided a music program with bi-annual recitals.  Notes for Hire.

1995- present.   Private piano instructor starting at beginning levels thru later elementary levels, with bi annual recitals.

2011-present.  Music Connection Chico,
Private piano instructor, Monster Concert teacher, Guild Member.

Self taught.


  • The Music Connection     Chico
    (530) 898-0110
  • 973 East Ave.
    Chico, CA 95926
  • The Music Connection    Redding