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Play music–both hands–from your first lessons.

Join my 60 students who learn to play the piano/keyboard in my beautiful studio in north San Jose, California. I can teach you or your children to
*play classical, blues and pop music, both by memory and by reading music and charts
*improvise and compose

You will learn fast and well. Certified in the Simply Music method. Trained in Suzuki and Musicopolis (Play-a-Story). Professional musician and teacher since 1996.

Studio off 880, 101 and 680 (Brokaw Rd/Oakland Rd/Hostetter Rd exits)

Ages 5-95.

Play sophisticated blues, contemporary, classical and accompaniment pieces from your very first piano lessons. The Simply Music method produces amazing results for students of all ages, adults as well as children.

Teacher Maureen Karpan has been a professional performing musician and teacher since 1996. resume

It is a requirement to attend a free introductory session before signing up for lessons. Fill out form at right to attend a FREE one-hour introductory session.

Results you can expect

  • You learn a well-rounded set of skills, including accompaniment, arrangement, improvisation and composition
  • You quickly learn many great sounding songs, both hands, that you can play anytime, anywhere there is a piano, without having to have your music books in front of you
  • Pieces include classical, pop and blues and jazz
  • You will learn to read music including chords, notes and rhythm
  • You will become comfortable playing with and for others, since you learn in small group settings
  • Repeated experiences of success in learning the piano that contribute to a positive sense of self
  • Music will become a companion for life



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