Music Teacher Claus Dose (Claus-Dieter) has been teaching music students since 1993. While he enjoys teaching adults, teens, and older children, he loves teaching beginning piano students who are preschool and kindergarten aged. Claus has been playing the piano for 45 years. He also has a bachelors degree in Elementary Education from the New York University, and has been a classroom elementary school teacher since 1989. He uses his knowledge of the multiple ways children learn to help them understand music theory, and how to play the piano. He wants students to enjoy playing, practicing, and performing songs.