Richard B.

Ridgewood, NY

$85/hr

Creative Piano Lessons

In-person lessons

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Oberlin

Education

Oberlin

About Richard

I teach musicians of all levels who are interested in expanding their creative potential through improvisation, music theory and piano technique.

Lessons in your home or in my apt/recording studio.

I have appeared on the Food Network as a pianist for the hit show Paula's Party

My songwriting has been used on the PBS series Roadtrip Nation.

I have written performed on and produced 9 recordings for Rising Rose Records which have all charted on public and college radio stations over the last several years.
I teach musicians of all levels who are interested in expanding their creative potential through improvisation, music theory and piano technique.

Lessons in your home or in my apt/recording studio.

I have appeared
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Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Ridgewood, NY 11385
In-person lessons
English:
Literature, Proofreading, Writing
History:
Music History
Music:
Composition (Music),
Ear Training, General Music,
Music History, Music Theory, Piano,
Songwriting
Homeschool:
Piano,
Writing
Corporate Training:
Proofreading

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Composition (Music)

I took a Master class in composition with Olivier Messiaen at Oberlin Conservatory and have a B.M in Piano from Oberlin Conservatory. I composed 9 CD Recordings for Rising Rose Records over the past 10 years and composed music for the PBS series Road Trip Nation.

General Music

Recording Artist :
Nine CD's released on Rising Rose Records which have all charted on public and college radio stations.

Pianist/Performing Artist :
Comprehensive career performing stylistically diverse music at clubs , parties and special events -- Partial list of venues :
Birdland , The Knitting Factory , Lincoln Center , The Food Network, The UN , 21 Club , CBGB's , Kool Jazz Festival etc..

Accompanist ;
Work as pianist for Jaques D'Amboise , Liza Minelli, Ann Reinking among others.

Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory.

Piano

I have a B.M from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Piano, and over 30 years experience performing, recording and teaching in New York City.

Songwriting

Principle songwriter on nine CD's released on Rising Rose Records which have all charted on public and college radio stations and been praised in reviews from Critical Magazines such as Cadence, Jazz Improv , All About Jazz, Shredding Paper, Performing Songwriter, etc...
Songwriting used in PBS series Road Trip Nation.
B.M from Oberlin Conservatory

Oberlin

Education

Oberlin

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $85.00

Travel policy

Richard will travel within 20 miles of Ridgewood, NY 11385.

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