Nick is an active jazz performer. Nick's lessons are individualized, relationship-based, humorous, positive, and student-directed. He accepts students from reading age upwards. He took classical piano for nine years and later studied with renowned jazz teachers Alan Swain and Skip Green.
He likes teaching students with learning challenges and adults returning or wanting to try something new. He specializes in making piano fun!
Wyatt enjoys teaching students of all ages, from pre-school through adult. Students are introduced to a variety of musical styles, with instruction tailored to the age, interests, and abilities of each individual student. Music theory, duets, composition, and improvisation are important parts of the curriculum. It is Wyatt’s hope that every student acquires a life-long appreciation and enjoyment of music through piano study. Success in music lessons requires understanding, cooperation, and communication between student, parents, and teacher. Parents are always welcome to visit the studio. Wyatt is both State and nationally certified, and holds a degree in music from the University of Oregon. He has over 35 years of studio teaching experience.
Katie has worked as a pianist and vocalist for 14 years. She holds a B. Music Performance from the UO where she studied Piano, Harpsichord, Organ, and Voice. She is a member of the Oregon Music Teacher's Association. She helps students develop their style by teaching music fundamentals through music that inspires them.
Ms. Ursula has taught piano and voice privately since 1994, as well as taught as an adjunct instructor at Eugene Bible College for 5years. She has accompanied vocalists and instrumentalists since 1990 and worked for churches as pianist and vocalist since 1988. She holds a MM Piano Pedagogy degree from the U of O. Ms. Ursula currently works at Trinity United Methodist Church as sub-pianist and organist and at Harmony Roadhouse Studios LLC as teacher and co-director. At Ballet North West Academy, she directs the music program, as well as teaches piano and voice lessons.