bangerter piano

“She does the COOLEST things to help kids want to practice and easily learn techniques to enhance their knowledge and skill.”  – B.W.

Baroque Competition
Winners of the 2023 MVMTA Baroque Competition

Practicing is FUN

Learning is easy

  • Students come home from school  and use music as a form of self-expression and a way to de-stress
  • Through the use of technology, assignments are clear and incorporate video and sound
  • Frequent performance opportunities give students a chance to show off their skills
  • Lessons include theory games, ensembles and improv

Experienced Teachers

Compassionate Educators

  • Carefully designed lessons make learning fun and enables quick progress through material
  • All teachers have Masters degrees in Piano Performance
  • Group format makes learning to play the piano fun!
  • Private lessons are available for advanced students

Independent Learners

Confident Performers

  • Beginning students perform in class and at studio recitals within a month or two of starting lessons
  • Themed recitals (outdoors pops concert, Glow in the Dark Recital, Halloween Recital etc) make performing fun
  • Advanced students play solo recitals at their home or other venue

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Usually 4 a year. Frequent performance opportunities help decrease performance anxiety. Also, all students participate in Certificate of Achievement (a 12-level piano exam) after their first year of study. Other students chose to participate in Festival, play background music, accompany, or compete in MVMTA Competitions, Musicians West, Concerto Competitions and other events. We encourage performance!

Group classes are taught in the “Piano Lab” – a state of the art 6 keyboard lab in a room attached to my free-standing garage. Private lessons are in my home on my grand piano. 

Yes! Students can take lessons all year long. Summer is a great time to explore new styles, learn new skills and try something different. Students who register for summer lessons are given priority for fall registration. 

Beginners – Intermediate students are taught in 60 minute groups using a cutting edge curriculum that gamifies the learning experience. 

Private lesson slots are audition-only for advanced students who want to take their playing to the next level.  Students practice at least one hour a day. 

Student Performances