Aurora Music Lessons

Aurora Music Lessons

5.0 (2)
2 hires on
1 employee
8 years in business

About this pro

Evan Pilate has been teaching private lessons since 2011 and is currently available to teach lessons in his studio in Southeast Aurora or in the client’s home.  Service is provided to a large clientele throughout Aurora and Denver.  Mr. Pilate has helped students to learn the fundamentals of piano playing, give successful public performances, win local competitions, and enjoy playing for their own self enrichment.

Evan Pilate received his training from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver where he received a bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance in 2011 under the tutelage of Steven Mayer, David Genova, and Alice Rybak.  After graduating, Evan became a certified Suzuki Piano Instructor through the Suzuki Association of the Americas.  As an expert is his field, he looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals.  Mr. Pilate’s teaching style is thorough, methodical, motivating, and patient.  Each student is given a customized approach that fits their unique learning process.  

The program includes weekly one-on-one lessons, piano study books such as Faber Piano Adventures, and learning technology to engage students.  The studio is equipped with an Essex Grand Piano with player features, electric keyboard, music library, recording library, and WiFi internet.  Scheduling and administrative services are provided by My Music Staff.  The program also offers several opportunities for the students to perform and showcase their skills.  There are four private recitals every year at Classic Pianos or Schmitt Music.  Clients also have access to Aurora Music Teacher’s Association events, including Achievement Day, Composition Festival, and the Four Forms Festival.

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    Aurora, CO 80013
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    2 Reviews



      Very informative & easy to find a great reliable music teacher.

    • Christine M.

      Evan is patient and thorough. He always conducts lessons in an age appropriate manner and tailors instruction to the child's interests, while continuing in the proper learning order. I would and have recommenced him. He is quite talented; holding top honors for his performances.

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    What is your typical process for working with a new student?

    I give free information sessions for prospective clients.  I explain my teaching philosophy, the courses I use, and studio policies.  This orientation prepares the student for success in my program

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

    I have a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Denver.  I am also a certified Suzuki Piano Instructor.

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

    Payment is made on a monthly basis and is a flat rate.  Please contact for rates.

    What types of students have you worked with?

    I work with students of all ages.

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

    Be sure to hire someone who has a music degree.  They are more qualified than someone who has not had formal academic training.