Name: Keiko A.
Music Instrument(s) Taught: Piano
Location: SE Portland (Powell and 82nd)
I began taking piano lessons at the age of three, and was classically trained for over sixteen years. According to my mom, I learned to sight read sheet music before I learned to read words. Although my family moved a lot while I was growing up, music remained a constant for me. In the words of Maya Angelou, “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”
My favorite classical composer is Chopin (I won my high school’s talent show two years consecutively with solo Chopin performances) but I love a lot of modern artists as well. I am currently working as an accompanist for a local church where I enjoy playing with the choir. I also play keyboards/synths in several local alternative rock bands.
Keiko teaches piano.
Keiko is currently accepting new students.