Directory – Find a Teacher

MTAC-WLA Directory of Music Teachers
This is a partial listing of the teacher members of the West LA Branch of MTAC, along with the instrument(s) they teach.
Several business affiliates are also listed.
Some teachers have provided their contact information for your convenience; others are listed so as to confirm their MTAC-WLA membership. Those teachers who are listed by name and instrument only and wish to have studio information included, please contact Kathleen Summerland: kathleen.feather@gmail.com

 

Teachers who will drive to your home are indicated: will drive
The list is sorted alphabetically by last name; click to jump:
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Angel-Fereshteh Ajdari (Piano)
Studio: Culver City 90232 (Westside area)
Phone: (310) 945-6568 (cell)
Phone: (310) 841-0669 (landline)
E-mail: fajdari@aol.com
Website: www.pedagogy-piano-academy.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Dr. Joanne Althouse (Piano, Flute)
E-mail: ddalt.ja@rgmail.com

David Andersen Pianos — Business Affiliate
Phone: (310) 391-4360

Nancy Arnold (Piano, Voice)
Studio: Pacific Palisades 90272
Phone: (310) 387-9150
Studio: Santa Monica 90403
Phone: (310) 387-9150
E-mail: aikomuse@mac.com

Susan Elizabeth Bagley (Piano, Harpsichord)
Studio: Westchester 90045
Phone: (310) 337-9875

Dr. Andrew Banks (Piano)

Ellen Batzdorf (Piano)
Studio: Santa Monica (Northwest) 90402
E-mail: ellenbatzdorf@verizon.net

Marianthe Bezzerides (Piano, Composition)
Studio: West Los Angeles, Culver City, Westchester, Santa Monica
Phone (310) 266-3945
E-mail: hello@pianoteachergirl.com
Website: www.pianoteachergirl.com
Has home studio and will drive to homes. will drive

Janice Biermann (Piano, Harpsichord)
Studio: Santa Monica 90405
Phone: (310) 452-0952
E-mail: janice88keys@gmail.com

Dr. Yakov Birman (Piano)
Studio: West Hollywood 90069
Phone: (310) 467-4045
E-mail: bh777@aol.com
Website: www.yakovbirman.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Taylor Percy Bowis (Piano)
Phone: (310) 903-9569
E-mail: tbowis@gmail.com

Dr. Jane Brockman (Piano, Composition, Music Theory)
Studio: Culver City 90232
Phone: (310)876-1188
E-mail: musewoman7@yahoo.com
Website: www.janebrockman.org
Website: www.pianosearch.org
Website: www.musicandconversations.org

Arlette Cardenes (Cello)
Phone: (310) 902-4695
E-mail: arlettecardenes@gmail.com

Nurit Caspi (Piano)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90035
Phone: (310) 557-2335
E-mail: nurit.caspi@sbcglobal.net

Dr. Hsin Yi Chang (Piano)
Studio: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, 90048
Phone: (213) 210-3365
E-mail: hsinyiwolf7@gmail.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Meiling Liu Chen (Piano)
Studio: Culver City 90232
Phone: (310) 559-3839
E-mail: meilingliu@hotmail.com

Kathryn Cheng (Piano)
Studio: Palms/Culver City 90034
Phone: (949) 701-7987
E-mail: kathryn.f.cheng@gmail.com
Website: www.kathrynchengstudio.com

Nora Chiang-Wrobel (Piano)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90066
Phone: (310) 753-9650
E-mail: noramuse@aol.com
Website: www.norachiang.com

Oscar Chuang (Piano)
Studio: Westwood, 90025
Phone: (310) 709-8060
E-mail: ochuang75@gmail.com

Hyunmi Chung (Voice)

Mehry Cohenzad (Piano)

Sharon Collins (Piano, Music Theory)
Studio: Santa Monica 90405
Phone: (310) 367-2865
Phone: (562) 439-0490
E-mail: shrcllns@aol.com

Helen V. Cranmer (Piano)
Studio: Pacific Palisades 90272
Phone: (310) 454-7566
E-mail: helencranmer@verizon.net
Will drive to nearby homes. will drive

Mary Ann Cummins (Piano)
Studio: Santa Monica 90402
Phone: (310) 459-8060

Dunia Dominguez (Piano, Music Theory)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90034
Phone: (310) 839-4276
Phone: (310) 279-6875
E-mail: duniastudio@gmail.com

Dika Durbuzovic (Piano)

Raisa Fain (Piano)
Studio: Los Angeles 90046
Phone: (323) 655-6585
Will drive to homes. will drive

Dr. Nancy Fierro (Piano)
Studio: Culver City 90232
Phone: (310) 815-9481
Email: pianist@nancyfierro.com
Website: www.nancyfierro.com

Nobuko Fujimoto (Piano)

Dr. Neil Galanter (Piano)
Studio: Los Angeles / West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / etc. 90069
also Hollywood, Glendale, Burbank
Studio: South Bay (Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Torrance, etc.) 90277
Phone: (213) 804-1009
E-mail: ngalanter@gmail.com
Website: http://www.neilgalanter.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Aroussiak Galstian (Piano, Organ)
Studio: Santa Monica 90404
Phone: (310) 450-9788
E-mail: musicag@hotmail.com

Dr. Lorenz Gamma (Violin)
Studio: Mar Vista / West Los Angeles 90066
Phone: (323) 387-9526
E-mail: lgamma@icloud.com
Website: www.csulb.edu/depts/music/strings/lorenz_gamma.html
Website: www.triofugu.org

Elena Ganjoula (Piano)
Studio: Westwood 90024
Phone: (310) 275-9085
Phone: (310) 801-4945
E-mail: elenalucia@aol.com
Website: www.elenaganjoula.com

Laura Goodfriend (Piano, Music Therapy)

Tsoline Hajian (Piano)
Studio: Brentwood / West Los Angeles 90049
Phone: (310) 820-8975
E-mail: tsoline.hajian@gmail.com

Clark Harris (Piano, Voice)
Studio: Fairfax District 90036
Phone: (323) 857-1314
E-mail: belcanto76@dslextreme.com
Website: www.ClarkHarrisMusic.com

Dr. Hiroyo Hatsuyama (Piano)

Shilla Hekmat (Piano)
Studio: Beverly Hills 90210
Phone: (310) 278-2236
E-mail: shpiano@aol.com

Christina Jhun Hopkins (Piano, Organ)
Studio: Pacific Palisades 90272
Studio: Santa Monica / West Los Angeles 90064
Phone: (310) 430-9559
E-mail: christinajhunhopkins@gmail.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

David Ida — Business Affiliate (Concert & Artist Administrator)
Steinway Piano Gallery Beverly Hills
8801 Wilshire Bl. Beverly Hills, 90211
Phone: (310) 652-6666

Kristina Jacinth (Piano)
Studio: West Los Angeles/Palms 90034
Phone: (917) 209-0703
E-mail: JacinthPianoStudio@gmail.com
Website: JacinthPianoStudio.com

Jane Schuh Jonaitis (Piano)
Studio: Rancho Park 90064
Phone: (310) 204-2944
E-mail: j.jonaitis@ca.rr.com

Marla Jones (Voice)
Phone: (323) 377-1790

Marina Kalantarova (Piano, Composition)
Studio: Mar Vista and Santa Monica
Phone: (310) 441-9669
E-mail: marina@creativepianostudio.com
Website: www.creativepianostudio.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Hea Jeang Kang (Piano)

Jee-Sung Kang (Piano) — Contributory Member (Hollywood Branch)
Studio: Los Angeles, CA 90004; 90020
Phone: (323) 591-1087
E-mail: kangjeesung@msn.com

Dr. Natalia Kartashova (Piano)
Studio: Russian Music Academy, Palms/Mar Vista 90034
Phone: (310) 702-2154
E-mail: natalya_kartashova@yahoo.com
Website: www.russianacademyofmusic.com
Website: www.nataliakartashova.com

Jasmine Keolian (Piano)
Studio: Playa del Rey 90293
Phone: (310) 823-6066

Judy Kim (Piano)

Nannette Kliger (Piano)
Studio: Cheviot Hills 90064
Phone: (310) 837-1584
E-mail: deuxetudes@gmail.com

Dr. Wojciech Kocyan (Piano)
Studio: Mar Vista 90066
Phone: (310) 849-1940
E-mail: drkocyan@hotmail.com
Website: www.wkocyan.com

Oksana Kolesnikova (Piano)
Studio: Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Burbank, Santa Monica
Phone: (323) 284-7930
E-mail: oksana4321@yahoo.com
Website: www.OksanaSchoolofMusic.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Jan Kravets (Piano, Orff)
Studio: Santa Monica
Phone: (954) 648-9255
Phone: (310) 392-4393
E-mail: janclaudia@aol.com

Moonok Lee (Piano)

Yun Hee Lee (Piano) (Contributory, Hollywood Branch)
Studio: Veritas School of Music and Art (Director)
4322 Wilshire Blvd. Ste 104, Los Angeles 90010
Phone: (310) 780-1518
E-mail: play.piano@yahoo.com

Marina Lenau (Violin)
Studio: Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Palos Verdes, Pasadena
Phone: (772) 828-9686
E-mail: marinalenau@gmail.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Rosalyn Liu (Piano)
Studio: Arcadia, 91066
Phone: (626) 203-8665

Anne-Lise Longuemare (Piano)

Lisa Donovan Lukas (Piano) (Contributory, Santa Monica Bay Branch)
Studio: Pacific Palisades, 90272
Phone: (310) 454-0859
E-mail: lisa@palisadesmusicstudio.com
Website: www.lisadonovanlukas.com

Beth Marquardt (Piano)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90025
Phone: (310) 473-7083
E-mail: Marquardt.Beth@gmail.com

Dr. Marlene R. Marston (Piano)
Studio: Beverly Hills 90211
Phone: (310) 652-9382
E-mail: marston@usc.edu

Anders Martinson (Piano)
Studio: Santa Monica / West Los Angeles 90403
Phone: (310) 871-8813
E-mail: anderspiano@yahoo.com
Website: www.andersmartinson.com

Kae Matsumoto (Piano, Composition)
Studio: Los Angeles 90064
Phone: (310) 473-3227
E-mail: sakurasnow@verizon.net
Will drive to homes. will drive

Ron McBain (Piano)

Christina Faulkner McDonough(Piano)

Jan Miller (Piano)
Studio: Culver City 90232
Phone: (310) 253-9941
E-mail: jannomiller@yahoo.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Marcia Mornell (Piano)(retired)
Studio: Los Angeles 90066

Zach Neufeld (Piano)

Elspeth Nickerson (Piano)
Studio: Malibu 90265
E-mail: elspethnick@gmail.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Sunyoung Park (Piano)

Silvia Paz (Piano)

Tatiana Perelyubskaya (Piano)
Phone: (818) 782-4265

Lisa Pietruszka Polak (Piano)
Studio: Beverly Hills 90210
Phone: (310) 614-4585
Phone: (310) 867-0987
E-mail: bhpianolessons@gmail.com

Alla Plotkin (Piano)

Marilyn S. Priestley (Piano)

Marco Rambaldo (Piano)
Studio: Los Angeles 90031
Phone: (323) 223-5423
Studio: Santa Monica Academy of Music
Phone: (310) 828-8025
E-mail: marcochiovatorambaldo@gmail.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Linda Regan-Johnson (Piano, Voice)
Studio: Los Angeles 90066
Phone: (310) 391-4445
E-mail: linda.reganjohnson@verizon.net

Barbara Roe (Piano)
Studio: Santa Monica 90405
Phone: (310) 452-2044
E-mail: Allegroe2@yahoo.com

Victoria Roizen (Piano)
Studio: Los Angeles 90064
Phone: (310) 836-0676
E-mail: victoriaroizen@gmail.com

Christine Rosander (Voice, Piano)
Studio: Miracle Mile, Los Angeles 90036
Phone: (323) 363-1344
E-mail: rosandermusic@gmail.com
Website:www.christinerosander.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Susanna Safarian-Tarontsi (Piano)
Studio: Westwood 90024 and Brentwood, Santa Monica, Bel Air
Phone: (310) 801-4019
Will drive to homes. will drive

Kyoko Sasaki (Piano)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90064
Phone: (310) 470-6453
E-mail: kyokosasaki10@gmail.com

Susan Sayah (Piano)
Studio: West L. A., near Westwood – 90025
Phone: (310) 312-2938
E-mail: susansayah1@gmail.com

Dr. Heather Schmidt (Piano)

Christoffer John Schunk (Piano, Composition)
Studio: West Los Angeles, Mar Vista 90066
Phone: (310) 592-8365
E-mail: schunk@chrisschunk.com
Website: www.christofferschunk.com

Sheryl Shark (Piano)
Studio: Beverly Hills, Studio City, Westwood and Santa Monica 91604
Phone: (310) 780-5383 (818) 900-3331
E-mail: sheryl.shark@hotmailcom
Will drive to homes. will drive

Kathrine Shaw (Violin)
Studio: Topanga Canyon 90290
Phone: (310) 455-2702
E-mail: studioshaw@menlozone.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Mie Shirai (Piano) (Contributory, South Bay Branch)
Studio: Torrance, CA 90504
Phone: (310) 371-5816
E-mail: .miekun_la_la_la@hotmailcom

Dr. Georgi Slavchev (Piano)
Studio: Mar Vista / West Los Angeles 90066
Phone: (323) 702-7283
E-mail: geoslav@yahoo.com
Website: www.georgislavchev.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Karen Spurney (Piano)
Phone: (626) 716-4252
E-mail: Spurney@gmail.com

Jolanta Sterling (Piano)
Studio: Santa Monica 90403
Phone: (310) 395-6986
E-mail: sterjol@twc.com

Valerie Stern (Piano)

Delores Stevens (Piano)
Studio: Pacific Palisades 90272
Phone: (310) 454-2177
E-mail: stevensd29@earthlink.net

Kathleen Summerland (Piano)
Studio: Mar Vista / West Los Angeles 90066
Phone: (310) 391-2309
E-mail: kathleen.feather@gmail.com

Dr. Sumy A. Takesue (Piano)

Dr. Ayse Taspinar (Piano)
Studio: Beverly Hills 90210
Phone: (310) 993-1391
E-mail: aysetaspinar@hotmail.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Dr. Louise Thomas (Piano)

Svetlana Tokar (Piano)
Studio: Santa Monica 90403
Phone: (310) 586-0084
E-mail: svetlanatokar@yahoo.com

Dr. Ming Tsu (Piano)
Studio: Mar Vista / West Los Angeles 90066
Phone: (323) 387-9638
E-mail: mytsu@mac.com
Website: directory.calarts.edu/node/2613
Website: www.triofugu.org
Will drive to homes. will drive

Jackie Tu (Piano) — Contributory Member

Masumi Urakami (Piano)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90025
Phone: (213) 700-0955
E-mail: masumiurakami@gmail.com
Website: www.pianostudiomasumi.com

Louisa Wong (Piano)
Studio: Brentwood 90049
Phone: (310) 936-3249
E-Mail: louikitw@yahoo.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Dr. Ren-Liang Wong (Piano, Composition)

Rosa Wong (Piano)
Studio: Brentwood / West Los Angeles 90049
Phone: (310) 476-3525
E-mail: rlwong22@gmail.com

Yawen Wu (Piano, Musicology)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90034
E-mail: futurepianist@gmail.com
Website: http://sites.google.com/site/futurepianist/
Will drive to homes. will drive

Lu Ye (Piano, Music Theory, Commercial Music)
Studio: West Los Angeles 90064
Phone: (818) 585-7098
E-mail: Luyepiano@gmail.com
Website: www.luyemusic.com
Website: www.luyepiano.com

Kyung Hwa Yoon (Piano)
Studio: Los Angeles 90016
Phone: (213) 249-1066
E-mail: kyunghwa56@hotmail.com
Will drive to homes. will drive

Micah Yui (Piano) (Contributory, Glendale Branch)
Studio: Colburn School, 90006
E-mail: yuimicah@gmail.com

Dr. Hope Zhang (Piano)