Rick is currently accepting Pittsburgh area and SKYPE students for the summer of 2019.

Bachelor of Music from Duquesne University, studied under mentorship of David Budway

Over 20 years teaching/performing experience

Lessons in jazz, blues and other contemporary styles

Music theory, arranging and composition

Improvisation and chording techniques

Scales and other technical studies

Traditional piano and sight reading

Currently one student recital a year recommended, not required

SKYPE lessons available

Learning how to read a "fake book"

Private teaching studio in Pittsburgh, PA, and instructor at Northway Arts program at Northway Christian Community in Wexford, PA.

By Appointment Only