Piano Lessons Houston TX

Piano Lessons Houston TX

Piano Lessons Houston TX

EDUCATIONAL PIANO LESSONS:

Master the Piano at the Highest Level for beginners, intermediate and advanced students of all ages.

As a piano teacher, I will provide you with the skills you need to have for piano proficiency at a college or university level in the comfort of your home.

Being able to satisfy college class piano requirements entails more than just being able to play a piece. Required piano skills include: Sight Reading, Technique, Transposing, Harmony, Improvisation, Score Reading, Playing by Ear & Composition.

DLL Piano will provide you with a wealth of musical knowledge, giving you the tools to discover what playing the piano is all about. Serving in The Woodlands, Willowbrook, Spring, Copperfield, Cypress, Tomball, Kingwood, Atascocita, Humble & Houston, Texas.

Daniel Lopez Lauber

Pianist, Teacher, Arranger & Piano Technician

E-mail: dllpiano@yahoo.com

Phone: 281-883-9190

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Piano Lessons for Beginners

Piano instruction will focus on learning the basics of keyboard techniques as well as rhythm, melody and harmony. Including Scales, Chords, Music Theory, and much more. Students will be able to perform their favorite song at a basic level ranging from classical to pop music.

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Piano Lessons for Intermediate

Piano instruction will focus on learning more complex piano music. You will quickly understand the building blocks of music such as scales, rhythm development, chord building, and applying these elements towards creating your own style of playing the piano within a piece.

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Piano Lessons for Advanced

Piano instruction will focus on expanding your repertoire and discovering what playing the piano is all about. A wealth of musical knowledge will give you tools to be more creative with your music. All the challenges of piano technique both, physically and musically, will be mastered at the highest level.

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ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Daniel Lauber is an Uruguayan-American pianist, educator and piano technician, born in Mercedes, Uruguay, began studying piano at the age of 6. In 1996, he obtained a Professor of Piano, Solfeggio and Music Theory Diploma from the Institute of Music Education in Uruguay. As a professor of piano he continued to perfect his skills in Montevideo, Uruguay.

A few of Daniel's more significant events include:

In 1998, Daniel entered "Ciudad de Montevideo" a piano competition in which he won a scholarship to perfect his skills with french pianist Pascal Le Corre.

2nd place winner of Piano Competition City of Montevideo (Uruguay) in October 2000.

1st place winner of two piano competitions at "Ateneo de Montevideo" (Uruguay) on October 28, 2001.

Two, 1-year Scholarships for private piano lessons obtained from "Sociedad Uruguaya de Artistas Interpretes" (SUDEI) in 2000 and 2002.

Winner of Juventudes Musicales del Uruguay in 2002.

In 2004 Daniel was selected for a performance scholarship sponsored by the College of Charleston (SC).

He holds a Professor Certificate as well as an Artist Certificate in Piano Performance from the College of Charleston.

Certified Piano Tuner and Repair Technician.

Daniel Lopez Lauber is a Steinway & Sons Educational Partner.

Some of Daniel's concerts include:

Accompanying Singers

Chamber Music

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Piano Solo

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Piano Recital Programs:

Student's Piano Recital

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Always On My Mind on Piano (Arrangement by Daniel Lauber)

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MY GUIDE FOR TECHNICAL FREEDOM:

HOW TO PRACTICE CHOPIN'S ETUDES BY DANIEL LAUBER

As a professor, I have always felt the need to devise a systematic teaching plan to guide students to handle the challenges of piano technique both physically and musically. These videos will help prepare students to learn most aspects of piano technique without over straining his/her muscular and mental ability.

Chopin Etude Op 25 No. 1 Ab Major (Aeolian Harp)

Technical Challenges:

Finger dexterity and velocity - Arpeggios

Good use of the weight of the arms

Finger Stretches

Counter-melodies

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 1 C Major (Waterfall)

Technical Challenges:

Right Hand Stretches - Nonstop Arpeggios (mostly 10th)

Legato playing - Firmness shifting the hand

Bass Melody

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 2 A minor (Chromatique)

Technical Challenges:

Chromatic scale played with the weakest fingers (3, 4, 5)

Speed and Lightness of touch

Melody and Accompaniment in one hand

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 3 E Major (Tristesse)

Technical Challenges:

Melody and accompaniment in one hand

Polyphonic and legato playing

Intervals of a 3rd, 4th, 6th and more

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 4 C# minor (Torrent)

Technical Challenges:

Speed and lightness

Regularity and briskness of attack

Well develop right hand and left hand

Alternation of narrow and wide hand position

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 5 Gb Major (Black Keys)

Technical Challenges:

Black key area - Hand position

Rotation

Speed and lightness

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 7 C Major (Toccata)

Technical Challenges:

Double Note (3rds and 6th alternate)

Tension release technique

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 8 F Major (Sunshine)

Technical Challenges:

Left hand melodies

Right hand arpeggios

Right Hand ascending & descending arpeggios while playing the melody Left Hand

Stamina

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 9 Fminor

Technical Challenges:

Left hand etude

Flexibility in the wrist and fingers

Study of short and long sounds

Legato - Staccato

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 10 Ab Major

Technical Challenges:

Variety of touch

Polyphonic

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 11 Eb Major (Arpeggio)

Technical Challenges:

Extended arpeggios

Stretches of a 12th

Chopin Etude Op 10 No. 12 C minor (Revolutionary)

Technical Challenges:

Left hand scales and arpeggios

Cross-rhythms

Sending The Clowns Demo


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