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12554 SE 110th CT, Clackamas Or, 97015
503-698-7230 Clackamas, OR
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Rated as one of the Best Portland Piano Teachers by Expertise.com, and RIP City Review, Catharina's Clackamas piano lessons in Clackamas and Happy Valley offer classical-pop & chord piano to all ages and specializes in piano lessons for pre-school kids! What makes her piano lessons unique is that she teaches the traditional classical syllabus, plus the modern syllabus encouraging improvising, songwriting & singing for those who enjoy singing. Catharina creates a fun atmosphere to ensure the comfort of children as young as 4 years old by using toys and puppets. She provides a relaxed, welcoming learning environment for kids and adults alike with personalized teaching plans and offers a complimentary first lesson and month-to-month payment plans. Catharina's Clackamas piano lessons in Happy Valley and Clackamas OR has been chosen out of 138 providers in her area as one of the 17 best piano teachers in Portland, OR.
Catharina offers private piano lessons for kids - adults, online piano lessons or in-person, beginner piano lessons to advanced and beyond. All are welcome! Catharina's policy is that music instruction should be fun, built on a solid technical foundation, inspire creativity, stimulate the mind, and match each individual's goal. Whether you choose to take classical piano lessons or learn to improvise, play piano by ear or read music, you will learn how to play the piano skillfully at Catharina’s piano lessons in Happy Valley and Clackamas, OR.
Piano lessons for kids activate the mind, improve concentration, memory, speech, math skills, refine motor skills, and can boost IQ scores.
Teachers play a vital role in a student's life. Teachers don't just deliver curriculum, but rather the best teachers are inspiring leaders that show students how to behave in all areas of life. The most successful teachers are a special breed who play a multitude of different roles in a given day with fluidity and grace while remaining true to themselves. I am glad that I found Cathy as a piano teacher for my daughter since she has all these qualities in her, which gives students confidence and makes a difference in their lives. Thank you so much for being such a wonderful person and for your excellent piano lessons for kids! Parent, Irum Zia -Testimonial for Catharina's piano lessons in Clackamas and Happy Valley, OR
"My son has been taking private piano lessons from Teacher Cathy for over 5 years and I can say with confidence that she is an amazing piano teacher and a wonderful person. Teacher Cathy has the unique ability to get the best out of her students from beginner piano lessons for kids to advanced levels through her structure of lessons, rewards, and recitals. What I really love is the confidence my son gains each time by her firm hand and loving heart. Finally, as a working parent, I appreciate that Teacher Cathy is organized and a wonderful communicator. We all love teacher Cathy and, I believe, the feeling is mutual toward all of her students." Parent, Liz Bluhm, Menlo Park Elementary, School Improvement Coordinator - testimonial for Catharina's Clackamas piano lessons in Clackamas, OR/piano lessons in Happy Valley, OR
"We looked at dozens of other pros in your area, and handpicked you to be part of the program. We chose you out of 138 providers in your area based on 25 variables across the following six criteria: Reputation, Credibility, Availability, Professionalism, and Experience. This is no small feat. If you’re here, it’s because your business is among the best." Tom Grupa, CEO & Co-founder, Expertise.com
Catharina’s Clackamas Piano Lessons in Clackamas, Oregon, is an award-winning piano teacher known for providing exceptional piano instruction with a personalized touch.
In comparison to other teachers, Catharina’s Clackamas Piano Lessons has earned recognition for its high-quality instruction. Being rated among the best piano teachers by Expertise.com and lessons.com highlights the studio’s commitment to excellence and the positive impact it has on students.
We also like how Catharina offers tailored lesson plans that cater to each student’s unique needs and goals.
Whether you are a beginner or at the late intermediate level, the studio’s customized approach ensures that you receive instruction that suits your individual learning pace and style.
The studio prides itself on creating a friendly, safe, and stimulating environment for students to learn and grow. We admire how Catharina’s commitment to building students’ self-confidence is reflected in the way she encourages them to participate in various events and performances.
The studio’s focus appears to be exclusively on piano lessons. Students interested in learning other instruments may need to seek instruction elsewhere. The 9 Best Places for Piano Lessons in Portland [2023 ] (theripcityreview.com)
Piano lessons for kids through adults: Classics - Pop. All styles, technique, theory, etc. at Catharina's Clackamas piano lessons in Happy Valley and Clackamas
Students are trained to perform at various venues using their gift for improvising and singing.
Carolyn enrolled Camryn in piano lessons for kids when she was only four. She has come a long way and I am so proud of her!
"Cathy has a unique ability to teach each piano student in their own special way. She has a very loving personality, makes all her students feel special, and builds their self-confidence. Cathy makes piano fun while encouraging the students to work hard. I highly recommend Catharina's Clackamas piano lessons for kids and adults. Her special talents as a pianist and teacher have kept us, loyal students, for 7 years. I find nothing more important than having my child learn from a teacher who is such a good person." Parent, Carolyn Buswell, mom of Camryn Plucar - testimonial for Catharina's Clackamas piano lessons in Clackamas, OR/piano lessons in Happy Valley, OR
My home studio is warm, welcoming, and sanitized between lessons.
Many of my students prefer taking lessons from the comfort and safety of their own homes. Piano lessons online are much easier than you may think! It is not a video course or a class with many students, but live interactive face-to-face online piano lessons with you as the only student. You will see the notes I play and how to follow in your book, and you may ask any questions you have. I give clear direction, correction, and encouragement in your playing and ensure you can practice it on your own during the week. We usually chat and sometimes laugh, but we are very focused when playing the piano. Try a FREE online piano lesson!
Piano lessons online have some hidden advantages that folks don't know about until they try them. Online piano lessons involve more focus, and students are more attentive and responsible and make fast progress. Online piano lessons are time-saving and convenient; students can continue even when traveling. Seeing how parents and students react after their first online lesson is a joy. They mostly say, "I didn't know it would be this easy!"
"At first we were skeptical about virtual lessons but it proved to be highly effective."
Online Piano Student Larissa is almost at the end of the Syllabus and will soon go on to The Essential Repertoire! With online lessons, students learn to take on responsibility quicker and complete their assignments with quality and excellence!
Abigail started with me as a beginner, completed the entire Syllabus, and is now on the Advanced Piano Repertoire. Online lessons produce great results because students are very focused!
If you can do online lessons in the mornings, your first lesson is free, and there is a discount for the first month!