Rose City Piano Studio

Rose City Piano Studio

5.0 (1)
2 hires on Lessons.com

About this pro

I've been teaching for over 20 years. I am a member of MTNA, OMTA, and OMTA East, actively pursue new pedagogical research, advocate for PASK, and collaborate with living composers and music publishers. I have adjudicated, presented, and chaired events as a member of the TMTA. In addition, I have devoted time to working in diverse arenas to enhance accessibility of music, including a music group for stroke patients. My students have premiered the works of contemporary composers, performed beautifully in adjudicated events, learn to speak music conversationally and naturally. I studied piano from a young age, continued to study piano performance in college, and performed with the Giocoso Trio in Tucson, AZ. The most effective lessons are tailored to you: your interests, your abilities, and your goals. While I am classically trained, I embrace a versatile teaching style. I've been told that I have a gentle presence, and a soothing approach. My specialization is in establishing strong, healthy piano technique in beginners, and rehabilitation for those students who never received a foundation in technique to begin with. Better technique means better performance, and also opens doors to more exciting repertoire. Visit my site, RoseCityPiano, to learn more!

I love seeing people's faces light up as they recognize that they can engage with the music they love in a profoundly meaningful way.

I love the laughter that emerges as people begin to let go of their self-criticism and have fun as they progress.

I love being able to show students how to get past those "tricky parts" in songs, or to stop feeling pain by making a simple adjustment of technique.

I love that online lessons opens up availability to everyone during more flexible hours.

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Lake Grove, OR 97035
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1 Review

5.0

  • John

    Jessica is amazing! Her love of music is obvious, and infectious. She's also incredibly patient, and tailors her lessons to her students' ability. I swear I'm practically tone deaf, but I've learned so much more under her than my previous teachers!



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

A lifelong piano student, I continued my studies in music theory and piano performance in college. I have been teaching students of all ages and abilities for nearly two decades.


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