DeAnna Howe Piano Lessons

DeAnna Howe Piano Lessons

5.0
1 employee
37 years in business

About this pro

I have a Doctoral Degree in piano performance.  My students excel in competitive and non-competitive events.  I teach students of all levels and ages.  They make progress very quickly - and, they have fun!  I am qualified to help you set up a great foundation from the very beginning, so you don't spend years fixing bad habits!  Let me help you with a great foundation. 

I love seeing my students excel!  They are excited about the practice suggestions they learn with me, and I see a lot of progress because of these suggestions.  This is very rewarding.  After just a few short months, my students play confidently, with dynamics, articulation, and musicianship. 

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Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I typically work on four areas: Techniqui, sightreading and theory, repertoire, and review.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have a Docoral Degree in Piano Performance. And artist Diploma, and as Bachelor's in Piano Performance.  I was principal pianist with the Tempe Symphony, and performed throughout Europe for many years.  My students excel in competitive and non-competitive events.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

I charge $75/hour; $65/ 45 minutes.


How did you get started teaching?

I started when I was an undergraduate, and found that I loved imparting what I learned with others who were interested in the instrument.


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with all ages and all levels.  I have worked with children as young as 3, and adults as young as 80.  I enjoy all levels.  


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Three things: A degree in piano, either performance or pedagogy; A member of one of the teacher's organizations (MTAC or CAPMT); and finally, the teacher should be able to play the piano.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

See above.