Piano Lessons

Enhance your Musical Skills

Lesson Length:  1 hour; (½ hour piano lessons available)
Hourly Fee:  $100
Teachers:  Bettina Sheppard; Misa Ogasawara

Private piano lessons are available upon request.  Studying piano is especially helpful for singers who want to deepen their understanding of musicianship and learn material on their own without depending on a recording or coach.

Piano lessons are also offered for singer/songwriters and performers who would like to accompany themselves in performance.

“Bettina is an amazing teacher who approaches every single student with
true warmth and patience and without any judgements.”

Nagisa Kashima, International Singer/Dancer

  • The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.

    Mozart
  • The only thing better than singing is more singing.

    Ella Fitzgerald
  • People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least while the music lasts.

    Paul Hindemith
  • I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing.

    William James
  • Ah, music! A magic far beyond all we do here!

    J.K. Rowling
  • Music in the soul can be heard by the universe

    Lao Tzu
  • And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.

    Friedrich Nietzsche
  • You can’t stay the same. If you’re a musician and a singer, you have to change. That’s the way it works.

    Van Morrison
  • The only escapes from the miseries of life are music and cats.

    Albert Schweitzer
  • If I cannot fly, let me sing.

    Stephen Sondheim
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