Point Loma Music Lessons

Meet a couple of our instructors in the Point Loma area!

Richard D

Richard had started teaching piano in high school before attending the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, where he received the Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano Performance. .He attended the Moody Bible Institute and received the Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance from the Sherwood Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Richard had played the piano in church and in classical concerts, including a number of piano concertos with orchestra. He had played concerts at Chicago’s historic Orchestra Hall and at the Cultural Center in Hong Kong, China. Besides teaching piano, Richard has accompanied soloists and choirs, performed many concerts in churches and in solo recitals, and conducted choirs and ensembles, both vocal and instrumental. Richard wants to instill the love of music and the creativity and discipline of learning an instrument in students, whether it be the piano, voice, or another instrument. Understanding theory and how music is designed and created is an integral part of the learning process. He loves teaching proper technique, so that a person can make and enjoy music for a lifetime. Richard teaches children, teens, and adults. Home-school and seniors are welcome with flexible schedules.

Amy W

Amy is a recent transplant to San Diego from New York City. She has been teaching private voice lessons for the past five years in Ohio, New York City, and San Diego. She also teaches for CYT San Diego as well as San Diego Junior Theater. Amy holds a BFA in Musical Theater. As a trained vocalist and actress, Amy has extensive knowledge of the voice, specializing in how to utilize the vocal instrument in performance. A typical lesson with Amy is fun! Students learn the anatomy of the voice, efficient breath technique, discovery of points of resonance, proper diction, and more. Amy believes in helping each and every student find their authentic, unique voice, and trains students in a variety of genres (including Jazz, Pop, Musical Theater, Classical, and Country).