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Paul K.
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Learn improvisation, composition, and performance from a creative with 16 years of experience!
I am an pianist, improviser, composer, and music theory geek. I love jazz, classical, and rock music. Whatever style of music you want to learn, I will show you how to move toward your goals. I love working with adults and kids alike! I can teach basic piano skills and classical technique, and for more advanced students I can teach jazz, improvisation, and composition. For every student, my goal is to make lessons fun by teaching you the music you want to play. I have been playing the piano since preschool and have a B.A. in Music from the University of Minnesota. Playing piano is one of my favorite things to do so I'd have quite a fun time teaching you. What I teach on piano will help you understand a diverse range of instruments and even genres, and, I think, teach lessons that carry over into life.
About Paul K.

I have played piano my whole life, and I also play guitar and trumpet. I love jazz, classical, contemporary, and rock music and many other diverse styles. I am an improviser, composer, and music theory enthusiast, very in touch with the creative side of music. I’m easygoing and patient. I put thought into each individual student and will design a curriculum around your particular interests and needs. I can teach in traditional ways, or I can teach through improvisation, call-and-response, imitation, transcription and other organic and intuitive learning methods. I believe that playing music should be intrinsically rewarding, so I have students play music that they genuinely love. I believe in the value of music listening, having role models, and studying our favorite music. I often play by ear, and believe it is a learnable skill that will help you connect with music more naturally. I hope you'll contact me and we can learn some music together!

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2019

Education

B.A. in Music

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 7+

Speaks

Speaks English

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Paul K.
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Learn improvisation, composition, and performance from a creative with 16 years of experience!
I am an pianist, improviser, composer, and music theory geek. I love jazz, classical, and rock music. Whatever style of music you want to learn, I will show you how to move toward your goals. I love working with adults and kids alike! I can teach basic piano skills and classical technique, and for more advanced students I can teach jazz, improvisation, and composition. For every student, my goal is to make lessons fun by teaching you the music you want to play. I have been playing the piano since preschool and have a B.A. in Music from the University of Minnesota. Playing piano is one of my favorite things to do so I'd have quite a fun time teaching you. What I teach on piano will help you understand a diverse range of instruments and even genres, and, I think, teach lessons that carry over into life.
About Paul K.

I have played piano my whole life, and I also play guitar and trumpet. I love jazz, classical, contemporary, and rock music and many other diverse styles. I am an improviser, composer, and music theory enthusiast, very in touch with the creative side of music. I’m easygoing and patient. I put thought into each individual student and will design a curriculum around your particular interests and needs. I can teach in traditional ways, or I can teach through improvisation, call-and-response, imitation, transcription and other organic and intuitive learning methods. I believe that playing music should be intrinsically rewarding, so I have students play music that they genuinely love. I believe in the value of music listening, having role models, and studying our favorite music. I often play by ear, and believe it is a learnable skill that will help you connect with music more naturally. I hope you'll contact me and we can learn some music together!

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2019

Education

B.A. in Music

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 7+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

Has background check

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Piano
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Raymond Ave, St Paul, MN
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$32
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90 minutes
$70
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First 3 lessons
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Paul took the time to get to know me and my interests, which is valuable to me. Plus he's very knowledgable and has an easy going manner

Posted May 26, 2021
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Excellent first lesson. Looking forward to many more.

Posted Jul 23, 2020
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Thank you.

Posted Feb 24, 2020
Piano Teacher
Jan 2019 - Present
Music Academy
Music lesson school in Minneapolis, MN.
B.A. in Music
Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
University of Minnesota
B.A. in Music Business
Sep 2012 - Apr 2014
McNally Smith College of Music
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency

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Instructor details
Piano
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
Raymond Ave, St Paul, MN
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$32
45 minutes
$40
60 minutes
$50
90 minutes
$70
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30