Are you looking for private piano lessons in Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota or Bradenton for your child or yourself?
Whether the purpose of studying piano is pure pleasure or preparation for recitals, auditions and national tests, Debbie adapts her teaching method and curriculum according to the specific needs of each individual student. Solid piano technique and music foundation are provided to all students as necessary tools of expression. Creativity, musicianship and critical listening abilities are developed at all levels. Debbie believes in cultivating the natural abilities of her students in a nurturing environment and develops a respectful teacher/student relationship.
My students range in age from 7 years old to 87 years old!
Debbie earned a Bachelor of Music degree at the prestigious DePaul University School of Music in Chicago under the tutelage of Melody Lord and Mary Sauer. She has played for many different organizations in the Chicago, St. Louis and Sarasota/Bradenton areas and has previously won numerous State, National and International piano competitions.
or you can call her directly at 941-400-3524 OR 941-567-5969
WHY Should You Learn to Play the Piano?
Higher Test Scores
A 10 year study indicates that students who study music achieve higher test scores, regardless of socioeconomic background - Dr. James Catterall, UCLA
Playing a musical instrument provides a medium for self-expression and creative problem-solving.
Students who study music develop a life-long skill which fosters a sense of achievement and accomplishment...a factor for success in all areas of life.
Playing provides opportunities for relationships based on a shared interest.
Playing lets students experience the personal satisfaction from following through on a committment.
Playing a musical instrument strenghtens dexterity and develops the coordination of small and large motor skills.
Fun and Relaxing
The ability to play gives one a lifetime of personal enjoyment and the gift of being able to entertain others.
Brings Music to Your Home
Playing a musical instrument in your home adds another positive dimension to family life.
"The skills gained through sequential music instruction, including discipline and the ability to analyze, solve problems, communicate and work cooperatively, are vital for success in the 21st century workplace."