I am a retired college teacher of music, MM in Music, and performer of jazz and classical music. I have recently copyrighted a book on my revolutionary theory of learning piano ("I Played It Perfect At Home...!?"), and love to teach. I can teach you how to play a lead sheet, or Beethoven. I do require that you can "read" treble clef. I do not take "beginners."
I got my Masters at LSU in 1968, taught university/conservatory music in Pensacola, Odense Denmark, Aarhus Denmark, Spokane (SFCC, Whitworth). In 1994, I received the Artist Trust Award (Wa) for one of my compositions recorded by my fusion band. ($5000). Read and hear performances by me at www.jimivories.net.
I find it fulfilling to pass on, and simultaneously learn, as well as socially interact in the process. I'm always on the lookout for new insights.
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NB: You must be able to read treble clef. AND you must have a real piano.
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8 years of college (WSU/LSU) 20+ years of University level teaching (reached Asst Prof). Traveled nationally doing 1 day workshops. Private teaching since undergrad.
Weekly 45 min lesson, $50; "spot" lesson, $65 (3-day min notice).