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Piano Lessons - Private 1:1 Piano for Beginners to Advanced Musicians

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SRS Music & STEAM
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(24)
Start your musical journey with piano! Learn technique, music theory, and repertoire in personalized one-on-one lessons.

Class experience

Learners will learn piano technique, music theory, note reading skills, and learn new songs. 
Kimberly Testa has been a music educator for the past 3 decades. She holds several state teaching certificates, including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. Her education includes a BM from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and a MA from Stony Brook University. Maintaining a focus on classical string and piano instruction, Kim’s primary instruments are violin, viola, and piano, as well as secondary instruments that include cello and acoustic upright string bass and voice.  
In the early 90’s Kim started her teaching career in New York Public Schools.  During that time, Kim taught full-time, performed in a band and community orchestras regularly, adjudicated NYSSMA, LISFA and SCMEA music festivals, and taught privately. After moving to Los Angeles, CA in 1999, Kim started her own private studio, catering to clients in the greater Los Angeles area. She also worked with a private music company that provided music instruction for private and public schools. Kim continued to study, teach and perform regularly until 2005, when she started a family. In 2010 Kim moved to the Boston, MA area. She continued to teach privately on violin, viola, cello and piano, and joined the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra and several other performing groups. In 2016, Kim returned to the public school system and taught in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Now settled in Florida, she maintains a private music studio.

Chris Jones is a lifelong musician and multi-instrumentalist. He began learning Suzuki Cello at 3 years old and picked up violin in grade school. After discovering an old mandolin in a closet, Chris fell in love with the instrument and learned bluegrass and folk music. From there, he went on to learn guitar, banjo, and piano as part of his continuing music studies. Chris earned his Doctorate in Music from West Virginia University. He has taught music as a visiting assistant professor at West Virginia Wesleyan College, teaching applied instrumental lessons in guitar, mandolin, banjo, bass, and fiddle. He also founded the West Virginia Wesleyan Appalachian ensemble and taught music theory, ear training, music history, and general education courses in music appreciation. Chris is a talented educator who makes learning music fun and accessible for students of all ages and skill levels. With his breadth of knowledge and expertise on several instruments, he is sure to be a great fit for your young musician.

Homework Offered
For best progress, young musicians should plan to practice for at least 30 minutes each day.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(24)
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Welcome to SRS Music & STEAM! Our mission is to bring the wonder of music to your learners. Our curriculum focuses on developing a joy for music and enjoyment of your instrument. We also share connections between music and STEAM concepts including... 
1-on-1 Lessons

$38

per session
Meets on demand
25 min

Completed by 2 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 7-18

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