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Alex Varden

Los Angeles/ West Hollywood CA | 90046

About me

Alex was born in Latvia (former USSR). His musical career started at age of four, his musical education of 16 years culminated in Master of Arts. In more than 20 years of teaching piano and song-writing (including LAHSA and Cal State University), Alex has helped hundreds of aspiring pianists, singers and songwriters to find their artistic confidence and true joy of playing piano. Now prof. Varden works at his home in West Hollywood. He writes and arranges music, and has a select list of privately tutored students. Alex is truly wonderful teacher: very patient and understanding. Working directly with prof. Varden your natural talent will be groomed for success. Details: http://VardenMusic.com

Specialties

All styles, levels and ages are welcomed. Pop, Classical, Jazz, R&B, Rock, New Age, etc. You will develop amazing piano skills, agility of your fingers and total coordination of your hands. You will learn how to read music, how to improvise, how to write, arrange and record your musical pieces, make a CD or YouTube video, and delight your friends and family.
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Lesson details

The wide diversity of music styles in existence today means taht every pianist must fully develop his own niche in the musical world. The Varden method is simple and effective, and can be applied to all musical styles and levels. Your 45 min lesson is devoted to applying these techniques as you prepare yourself for your musical future. Your lesson begins with warm-up exercises - progressive piano aerobics, that are easy and fun, and and create a beautiful tone and agility as you play piano. The balance of your lesson is generally dedicated to learning the music you naturally love. You select music you want to learn, enrich your repertoire, have a recording session, expand your technique and performing skills, and develop a amazing piano skills that are all your own!
Details at: http://www.VardenMusic.com

Education and Accreditation

Highschool of Performing Arts of Latvia, USSR
Latvian State Conservatory of Music, USSR.
Details at: http://VardenMusic.com

Testimonials

Experience

more than 20 years

Rates

$40 - $49

Availability

Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday N/A - N/A
Sunday N/A - N/A

Teaching location

Teachers Studio

Genre

Ballad
Blues
Childrens Music
Classical
Composition
Contemporary
Folk
Improvisation
Jazz
Latin Rhythm
Lounge
Performance
Pop
Rhythm and Blues
Rock

Methods

BC Conservatory of Music

Instruments and Subjects

piano
voice

Levels taught

Beginner
Intermediate

Type of students

Children
Young Adults
Adults

Languages

English
Russian

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