Instructors

Piano, Composition

Stephen Anthony Rawson

Stephen Rawson is a pianist, educator, and composer from Minneapolis, MN. In 2015, Stephen completed his Bachelor’s degree in composition. He is currently finishing his Master’s degree in music theory.
Stephen enjoys performing and composing in a variety of different musical styles, from jazz and pop/rock, to classical and contemporary concert music. Improvisation and singing are also important aspects of Stephen’s pedagogy and practice.

Recently, Stephen taught first-year aural skills and music theory at the University of Oregon as a Graduate Teaching Fellow. Stephen has also been teaching piano and composition lessons privately for the past 8 years.
As an educator, Stephen believes that studying and creating music helps one to shape their self-identity, better understand their emotions, and develop a perspective based in collaboration, perseverance, and open-mindedness.

In his free time, Stephen likes to read, spend time with friends, and play with his cat Mitri.

Stephen Anthony Rawson CLASSES

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Piano

We offer piano lessons for children beginning at age 4 and for adults of any age. Our teachers have a wealth of experience with young beginners and those returning to piano.

Composition

Learn the building blocks of music and how to notate your musical ideas for a variety of different instruments.