Private Piano Lessons
This page has a list of qualified piano teachers who teach Private Piano Lessons and if that's your preference, you can choose a teacher you like and click on the piano teacher to see more details about it, and on that page , you can contact the teacher directly via a contact form on the public piano teacher profile page, once you do that, your piano teacher will get back to you shortly to answer any question you may have or to start the learning process.
For nearly 3 decades, Lora Wentworth has taught piano lessons (ages 4 and up) and saxophone lessons in Kelowna (and beyond). Students return every year for lessons because she cares and encourages her students of all ages and abilities. Lora has been told many times that she is so much more than a Music Teacher. She is a friend and mentor, helping students feel safe and nurtured.
The Upbeat Music Academy is located in Glenmore seconds away from Watson Rd Elementary School and a quick drive from Glenmore’s Save On foods, IGA, Tim Hortons, McDonalds, Dairy Queen and Subway. The Upbeat Music Academy is also close to amenities like Petro Canada Gas station, Shoppers Drug Mart and other shopping before and after your lessons or while you wait for the student.
Proudly Serving: Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country, Rutland, Wilden, Kettle Valley. We’re also very excited to teach many students from around the World online!
Upbeat Music Academy Kelowna
455 Glen Pine Ct
Professional Pianist with 10 years+ of experience and an orchestra background. Doctorate (D.M.A) from Rutgers University, USA. Methods taught, such as RCM and Yamaha. I am classically trained and started my music journey with the piano and flute at the age of 5. I started playing bassoon when I was 11 years old. Between grades 3 and 12, I studied in a music-gifted program. I have attended the following schools earning the following degrees:
• Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Jersey (Doctor of Musical Arts)
• Mannes School of Music, The New School, New York (Master of Music)
• University of Taipei, Taiwan (Bachelor of Music).
In class, I follow RCM and Yamaha methods and textbooks. I teach piano and music theory in a couple of music schools in Toronto. I encourage students' musical, social, personal, and emotional development by creating dynamic, well-thought-out lesson plans that empower and engage them. I will assist you with preparing for any future music theory test or simply learning music for enjoyment.
I am a self-motivated, creative individual who champions diversity, equality, and inclusion in music education, as well as developing and promoting novel teaching ways to overcome learning hurdles. I am a multilingual communicator (Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese) who develops great bonds with kids and their parents/guardians from a variety of ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
An accomplished pianist, piano teacher, accompanist, artist of chamber ensemble of Russian origin.
More than 20 years of experience as music teacher, piano accompanist, soloist.
Excellent sight reading, including partitur, transpose, play by hear, have a lot of experience working as accompanist (with vocalist, ensemble, choir) and as a music teacher at a professional level.