I’ve been passionate about the piano since 1990. At that time, I started lessons with my teacher, Pam Tallman, who was and is an active member of MTAC (the Music Teacher's Association of California). I began teaching piano to my two younger sisters when I was 11 years old. I started teaching other students (outside my family) when I was 14, and continued teaching until I was 20. Pam was my mentor and nurtured my love for teaching. When I was 17, I had the opportunity to take music composition from Martha (Marty) Ashleigh for one year, which led to a lifelong love for composing and music theory. As I went on to study music in college, I continued to take music theory from Marty, and studied piano under Dr. Stephen Thomas at California State University Stanislaus.
Creating music together is a way of healing, a way of helping people reconnect with their minds, bodies, and souls.
Fun and engaging lessons for children, teens, and adults -- ages 5 and up!
I offer a comprehensive music education which involves learning how to read music, play with expression and proper technique, understand music theory, play by chords, and improvise.
Music Theory Lessons
If you play a different instrument and aren't interested in piano lessons, but would like to understand the music theory behind the pieces you are playing, I'd be happy to help!
I enjoy playing for events, including accompanying vocalists and instrumentalists, as often as my schedule allows. I’ve performed at weddings, funerals, parties, and other special occasions.
J E R E M Y
"Amber is a gentle, knowledgeable soul who is great with kids and keeps the right level of instruction and fun. I have no hesitations in recommending her as a piano instructor."
I teach primarily in-person lessons in a North Suburb of Seattle (Mountlake Terrace, WA). Occasional online lessons are available when travel or illness make in-person lessons difficult.
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Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Tel: (425) 495-1515
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