BEGIN SEARCH ABOUT US GET LISTEDCONTACT US
   PRIVATE MUSIC TEACHER INFORMATION
Charles Hiestand
1136 N 115th, Apt A202, Seattle WA, 98133
Instruments: Composition, Electric Bass, Piano, Theory
Styles: Classical, Jazz
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experience: 32 years
Rate: $50 / hr
Visit the Website
Share |
 
Personal Statement
 
Dr. Charles Hiestand is a professional composer, pianist, bass player, recording artist, choir director, film score composer, etc. He has a D.M.A in composition from the University of Washington in Seattle, a M.A. from Mills College in Oakland, and a B.M. from Berklee College of Music in Boston. He studied composition with Lou Harrison and piano with Margaret Chaloff.

Dr. Hiestand enjoys teaching and sees it as one of the primary components of his career as a musician. With most students he uses a four fold approach that involves the study of technique, classics, improvising and general musicianship.

Most lessons are on piano with theory, ear training, and composition. Lessons are process oriented, fun, and engaging. There is no other agenda then improving the students' abilities. The students set their own goals, whether it is Jazz or Classical, pure piano or an emphasis on theory and composition.

Master classes are available.

Dr. Hiestand teaches out of his home in the north Seattle area.
 
Education / Training
 
D.M.A., Composition: University of Washington, 1993
M.A., Composition: Mills College, 1982
B.M., Composition: Berklee College or Music, 1977

Composition with Lou Harrison, Terry Riley, William O. Smith, etc,
Piano with Margaret Chaloff, Karen Rosenack, etc.
Other important teachers: Pandit Pran Nath, Jean Mishler (both voice, but I don't teach voice.)
 


 

I am considering taking lessons. Please contact me with further information. Thank you.
 
 
First Name:


Last Name :


Phone Number


Email


Instrument of Interest


Genre of Interest


Skill Level


Please add any additional questions or comments


Verification Code - Please type the five letters (no spaces) in the image below:


Save Info  

 
Get Listed!
Bridge to Music is the fastest growing Music Directory on the web join out growing community by listing your music school, workshop, festival or yourself as a private music teacher.



 
Featured Music Schools
Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music is the world's largest independent music college and the premier institution for the study of contemporary music.
Indiana University - Bloomington
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music plays a key role in educating performers, scholars, and music educators who influence music performance and education around the globe.