Piano and Voice Teacher
Piano and Voice
age 3 - adult
Cell (720) 532-5120
Serving the Greater Denver and Boulder Area, including Nederland and mountain areas
I got off to a bumpy start with music. My first teacher
pretended to be quitting teaching, just so she wouldnít
have to work with me anymore. I never practiced the
material she gave me, but preferred to work on pieces
that I found in an old songbook of my grandmotherís. The
girl who stood in front of me at choir used to turn and
glare at my off-key singing.
However, when I
moved to Paris at age 11, something in me clicked, and I
got really into classical music, and ended up training
at the prestigious Purcellís School of Music in London,
as well as going on to study at the Budapest
Conservatory. I learned solid piano technique and music
theory, as well as getting the opportunity to develop my
Eventually, I realized that writing my own
music and playing in bands was more exciting and better
suited to my talents than playing classical music, and I
went on to play in a couple of bands and several music
projects in the Denver Boulder area.
years, I also ended up studying jazz with Art Lande, and
Indian ragas and devotional music with Chaitanya Kabir.
I have transcribed Indian vocal music into Western
piano notation, been a musical director at CU, and
provided original music for a Thai Massage training
video, as well as playing at several music festivals and
events in Colorado.
I think my bumpy
musical start and eclectic background make me a
versatile teacher. Instead of forcing students to work
on some one-size-fits-all method, I work to discover the
aspiring musicianís unique gifts and interests. I am
attentive to the studentís natural learning style, and
deliver training in the fundamentals as well as creative
aspects of music in a way that works for that personís
unique musical fingerprint.
With COVID and social
distancing measures being important, we will be holding
virtual recitals via Zoom, recitals can be held from the
comfort of your own home.
Get in touch with me
for a free assessment where I help you discover your or
your childís musical fingerprint and see whether I would
be a good fit as a coach on this journey of musical
self-expression and mastery.
Lessons can be in
person, or using Skype or Zoom. My studio is located in
Nederland, CO, and I also travel around the Front Range
and Greater Denver Area.
Contact me for your free
assessment and mini music lesson!