Music Perception

Lessons

I teach 30- , 45-, and 60-minute private lessons on a weekly basis. Young piano students and most beginning voice students start with one 30-minute lesson a week, unless they wish to study both voice and piano (then they would take one-hour lessons). Intermediate or Advanced students also need at least 45-minute lessons, as the repertoire itself demands more time.

In addition to the private lessons,  students participate in at least one performance opportunity in the Fall and Spring semesters.

In private lessons, the student will usually work on technique, learning repertoire, specific practicing techniques for difficult passages in pieces, and some time with improvisation, composition and sight-reading. Due to the nature of voice lessons, less emphasis is placed on the last 3, unless otherwise requested.