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Piano Lessons (for adults)
Ruthanna is an excellent piano instructor! She has helped me learn to read music quickly and is very encouraging. She emphasizes proper technique and has true passion for the art of playing piano. Her studio is beautiful and comfortable, and her grand piano is a treat to play.Mar 16, 2016Verified
Solo Musician Entertainment
Ruthanna was wonderful and a delight to have in our home. We hosted an annual Christmas dinner party so she played Christmas music all through the evening including our group singing along after dinner. Our guests all enjoyed her talent and pleasant personality. We will use her again!Jan 21, 2016Verified
Piano Lessons (for children or teenagers)
My daughter is having a true musical experience, not just learning how to move her fingers. This is what we have been looking for, and which is hard to find.Aug 14, 2015Verified
I love taking lessons with Ruthanna. Her pianos (she has 2) are beautiful and she is a very patient teacher. Her schedule is flexible and she custom designed lessons around what I wanted out of playing piano. I couldn't have found a better fit for my needs. I'd go on about Ruthanna, but I have to go practice.Jul 28, 2015Verified
Piano Lessons (for adults)
I came to Ruthanna as a saxophone player looking to learn the piano after some time away from playing my horn. I really wanted to get into Bach's music and right away she had me working on some of his inventions. In about a year and a half, we have covered quite a bit but some of my favorite pieces so far include Brahms's Waltz in A minor, Chopin's prelude in E minor, Debussy's Reverie and The Sunken Cathedral also by Debussy. Most of these pieces are ones that I have picked out and Ruthanna has been very patient with me as I learn how to play them. She has always encouraged me to play the music I like. Without Ruthanna's help I would have spent much longer trying to teach myself this music. My sight reading, sense of rhythm, musicianship and harmonic analysis have definitely improved from time spent playing the piano with Ruthanna.Aug 2, 2017Verified
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I do continue to regularly perform with the Georgia Philharmonic symphony and local chamber groups.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I studied piano at a conservatory from the time I was seven years old, and it was a very natural choice for me to continue my love of piano as a career.
- What types of customers have you worked with?In addition to lessons, we have recitals so that students learn about and enjoy performing for each other and their families. We offer advice and guidance with finding good practice instruments. We work with each student and/or family to find the best lesson times and practice schedules so it is a good, balanced experience that fits well within busy lifestyles.