Piano Lessons, Santa Monica, CA
Providing private piano lessons Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Taylor graduated in 2005 Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Although Berklee is known worldwide as the gold standard for the study of jazz and contemporary music, Taylor's musical training had been classical piano for 11 years. However, she also composed, wrote lyrics and performed her own compositions. Berklee awarded her a partial scholarship to pursue her songwriting and piano. She survived the Boston winters, took jazz piano lessons under Bob Winter (who also taught Diana Krall) and graduated as a Songwriting Major and Piano Principal.
Taylor was selected to join the Virginia Ambassadors of Music during the summer of 1999. She performed in cathedrals, gardens and chapels throughout Western Europe. Inspired by that trip the following summer she was accepted into The New England Music Camp (NEMC) where she studied voice, piano and performance. After graduating from The Madeira School in McLean, Virginia. Taylor recorded and produced her first album, "Genesis", a compilation of original music and lyrics.
She has had the opportunity to perform original compositions for many prominent citizens, senators, and dignitaries, including Leah Rabin, wife of Israel's former Prime Minster and James Baker III, former Secretary of State under President Reagan.
After moving to Los Angeles, she was fortunate to meet and play for David Foster, perform with the Bel Air Presbyterian Church worship band, and now continues to explore different musical styles and compose. She wants to help others learn and love music the way many gifted teachers inspired her through private, one-on-one piano lessons.
Taylor is also a member of the Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC) under the West LA Branch.
Studio Location: Santa Monica, CA
Phone: (310) 903-9569