Piano, Violin | Draper

Michael is a passionate music educator with a wealth of experience, having dedicated himself to teaching since 2020. His expertise spans a wide range of piano styles, including baroque, classical, romantic, impressionistic, and contemporary music from the 1900s.In 2019, Michael achieved recognition from the Music Teachers Association of California with a Certificate of Merit, earning honors for his outstanding contributions. His musical talents have also shone brightly in competitions, where he emerged as a Bach Festival winner in both 2016 and 2018. Michael’s overarching goal is to share his deep love for music and instill the same appreciation in his students while nurturing their self-confidence. Michael's teaching philosophy is clear: he's eager to guide anyone, regardless of their skill level, as long as they share his dedication to practice and passion for music.

“Music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
- Billy Joel
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