This 6-week series for budding pianists will introduce your child to reading and writing music, and proper technique, hand position, and posture. They will learn different practice methods including how to learn songs, music theory, and scales in a fun, game-like format. By the end of the series, the goals is for your child to have learned basic songs, know how chords are made, and – most importantly – encourage kids in whatever musical direction(s) they are most interested!
Michael is a multi-instrumentalist who plays piano, trumpet, violin, and many other instruments! He is a teacher and composer living in Denver. Having been personally and deeply shaped by music, Michael has been teaching songwriting, improvisation, and music production to children for years. His teaching philosophy is to meet students where they are at and build on their musical interests, allowing children's natural excitement and curiosity to steer the sound. Michael was a production consultant on the Grammy-winning Maria Schneider Orchestra album "Data Lords" (2020), and has performed in over 40 states.
Michael is vaccinated against COVID-19.