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Our piano instructors are truly exceptional.  From jazz specialists and classical piano virtuosos to pop-rock singer-songwriters, and technology gurus.  We have great kids-oriented piano teachers too! We offer in-home, teacher’s studio, and Skype options. Give us a ring, and we’ll explore who’d be the best fit for you!

Piano Lessons in Sherman Oaks - Red Pelican Music - Jennifer


Jennifer is a fabulous concert pianist, composer, and piano teacher who loves working with a broad range of students – from beginners as young as 2.5 years old to highly advanced adult students. Jennifer enjoys teaching in both English and Spanish – she was born in Cuba, and raised in Spain, where she earned a M.A. in Teacher Training from Complutense University of Madrid, M.A. in Musical Composition and Piano Performance from…

Piano lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Marc 1


Marc loves teaching! He has developed an approach that emphasizes individuality and student choice. Marc believes that it is never too early (or too late!) to start playing and have fun making music. Marc grew up in the Boston area, where he studied piano, drums, bass and guitar from a young age. His early experiences watching seasoned musicians play around town left a mark on him, and informed a foundational view for…

Classical Piano Lessons - Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Cagdas


Cagdas is an exceptional pianist, a terrific teacher, and an all-around great guy. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Music and Arts University of Vienna. He followed this with a Film Scoring diploma from Berklee College of Music, and a Master of Arts in Composition from Tufts University. Good stuff! A trilingual (English, Turkish and German), Cagdas grew up in Turkey, studied in Austria, and then moved to the United…

Pop voice lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Mandy C


Mandy is a terrific singer, with a sparkly personality and a fun and supportive teaching style. She is fantastic with students of all ages, and has a special rapport with those on the young side. Mandy studied music and theater at the Boston Conservatory, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Professionally, she toured the world as a singer. Highlights include Asian tours with Disney and the Tokyo Philharmonic! Mandy’s vocal lessons focus…

Voice and piano lessons - Boyle Heights - Red Pelican Music - Kate 5


Kate began writing songs before she could write words. She released her first album at the age of sixteen and has been touring and performing ever since. Kate is an especially great choice for voice and piano combo students – folks who aspire to sing and play! Kate earned her Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and has been teaching voice and piano lessons…

Piano lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Evelyn


Evelyn is a fantastic classical pianist, who enjoys working with students of all levels and ages. Born in Korea and raised in the United States, Evelyn has placed at numerous piano competitions, and has performed throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. Evelyn is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Piano Performance at the University of Southern California. She previously studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Eastman School of Music,…

Piano lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Ulf 1


Ulf studied classical piano in Germany before studying jazz piano at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He completed his BM in Contemporary Writing and Production in 2006 and is the recipient of ASCAP’s Henry Mancini Scholarship, and Berklee’s Contemporary Writing and Production Award. Ulf has a real passion for teaching piano, and enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels – from giving a first piano lesson to…

Bass Lessons - Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - William - brick wall


William is a super-fun Berklee-trained multi-instrumentalist, who loves working with piano, guitar and bass students (upright and electric bass, 4 string and 5 string). William’s teaching style is focused and organized, with the layers of fun beneath all the learning. Lessons are tailored to each student, with each learner’s age, goals and musical taste in mind, making Will a great fit for ambitious students, and hobbyists too! Some of William’s favorite musicians…

Piano Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Jason 1


Jason earned a degree in Film Scoring from Boston’s famed Berklee College of Music, where he studied jazz piano, guitar and composition.  Jason has a down-to-earth, friendly, and organized teaching style, with extensive experience working with kids and adults in a wide range of genres.  Jason is just as comfortable leading students through a Bach piece, a jazz standard, or a Radiohead song – he enjoys adapting his lessons to suit the needs and interests…

Singing Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Melody - A


Melody grew up in a highly musical family – She started playing the piano and singing at age seven, putting on shows after family dinners.  Her childhood listening diet was diverse —  jazz standards, classic r&b and soul, pop, rock, gospel, country and musical theater. Melody followed her passion for music studying voice and musical theater at Columbia College, and completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance at Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute. As…

Voice Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Cassie 1


Cassie has a sunny, enthusiastic personality – she loves teaching voice and piano students of all ages – – particularly those who like to sing and play. Cassie offers both in-home and teacher’s studio lessons. Her stylistic specialities are R&B, Pop, Rock, Country, and Gospel — She also enjoys working with beginning classical students. Cassie grew up in Massachusetts, and began performing at the age of eight.  She studied Jazz at the New England Conservatory,…

Piano Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Anthony 1


Anthony starting blowing audiences away his musical abilities at the young age of 7. His talents took him to national piano competitions year after year and also to arts magnet school, Denver School of the Arts where he began composing and writing songs. Anthony was awarded a full scholarship to the Berklee summer program in 2005 and won their annual songwriting competition that year. He later graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from CalArts where…



Susie earned a doctorate in piano performance from University of Southern California, where she was awarded a merit-based full scholarship. As nice as she is talented, Susie’s supportive teaching style and many years of experience makes her a wonderful choice for piano lessons for kids and adults of all levels and styles.  Susie spent her childhood in South Korea, before moving to the United States for university.  She is fluent in both…

Ted - piano lessons Los Angeles - a


Watching Ted play piano will make you shake your head and smile. He’s a fantastic pianist. Ted’s musical tastes and interests are eclectic – he is equally at home leading a jazz trio, playing Beethoven, or jamming with a rock band. Ted earned a B.A. from University of Southern California, where he won a full scholarship, studying jazz and classical piano, and composition with Vince Mendoza, Alan Pasqua, Bernadene Blaha, and Patrice Rushen. As a teacher, Ted loves helping…

Piano Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Tatiana 2


Originally from Moscow, Tatiana grew up playing classical piano and singing along with Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Pink Floyd, and Queen.  A precocious talent, Tatiana was admitted to the University of Miami’s Jazz Vocal Department at the age of 16.  Tatiana has since recorded 3 albums gathering the attention of NPR, WSJ and The American Songwriter for her unique style. Tatiana enjoys working with students of all ages.  She emphasizes technique, while…