In-Person Piano Lessons
This page has a list of qualified piano teachers who teach In-Person 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.
I teach piano in my home both privately and in small groups. My goal and passion is to develop lifelong musicians from the very young to the retiree who wants a hobby. I have a BA and MM in piano performance and decades of experience.
An active member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ORMTA) Kingston Branch and National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Michael Faulkner holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Queen’s University, Kingston and is also a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music A.R.C.T. (Piano Performer and Teacher, Vocal Performer and Teacher). Michael is also a member of the Canadian Music Festivals Adjudicators Association (CMFAA) and has adjudicated numerous music festivals, competitions as well as giving Masterclasses and performances within these communities across Canada.
Known for his musical insight, beautiful tone and technical command, Michael began his music studies at age four, participating in numerous music festivals and competitions receiving many top awards and distinctions.
Michael enjoys a rewarding career as teacher of more than 60 weekly students of all ages and levels in piano, voice, pedagogy and theory. He teaches in person and online to students from across the country. His YouTube educational music channel is used by music students worldwide. Many of his students have received top honours, distinctions and awards throughout Canada and a large number have pursued careers in music as well. He also actively performs in his own community and across Canada and is well versed in Opera, Oratorio and Music Theatre repertoire.
As an accompanist Michael is in high demand working with singers and instrumentalists of all ages and abilities from beginner to professional level. Michael has also enjoyed working for a number of years with Conservatory Canada as an examiner in piano and voice. He is a member teacher with Music for Young Children (MYC) and believes the start of music education at an early age is very important. For more than 35 years Michael has worked as a Church musician and frequently is asked to provide musical service and guidance to many Worship denominations. Michael’s community choir in the Quinte region “Let’s Make a Choir” and already has more than 50 voices singing for various charities and he has now started the “Let’s Make a Choir Childrens’ Choir” which is a joy to hear the young voices in song together. Michael believes that music is a lifelong passion and is always looking for new musical challenges and enrichment. Michael is an avid animal lover and enjoys skiing, hiking, attending music concerts and theatre.
Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Music
25+ years of performing and teaching experience
Member of MTNA(National), TMTA(Texas), PMTA(Plano)
Former adjudicator for MTAC, Certificate of Merit exam
Teacher for ABRSM and Royal Conservatory exams
Steinway & Sons 2016 Top Music Teacher
Steinway Educational Partner
Yamaha Teaching Certificate
Plano ISD Certified Accompanist
Pianist for Latin bands, piano duo, and solo piano performances
Provide high-quality instruments for lessons
Online lessons available
I am a piano teacher in Vancouver with over 15 years of teaching experience to students of all ages and levels. In addition, I am a registered piano teacher with the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), with an ARCT Piano Performance Diploma.
My lessons are tailored to each student’s specific goals, such as completing the RCM Practical Piano program and learning classical or pop music for fun. I am professional and patient, with a genuine passion for teaching and music.
I offer a free 30-minute trial lesson to anyone who is interested, so that prospective students can make an informed decision before hiring me.
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