Kubota Music Studio - Piano Lessons, Music Theory & Ear Training, Piano Accompaniment
About Lessons

Instructor: Yoshie Kubota, M.M.
 (Master of Music degree in Piano Performance
 from Mannes College of Music in New York 1990) and NLP Practitioner

Private Piano Lessons: Ages (4~Adult)
                                         From beginners to advanced.

Music Theory, Ear Training : All ages and all levels.

★More than 30 years of teaching experience.
★Very warm and comfortable lesson atmosphere.
★Lots of performance opportunities.
★Preparation for competitions and exams for serious students as well.

Languages : English and Japanese

Yoshie Kubota has been teaching private piano lessons since 1984.

Her students have won competitions and awards. 
She has served as a judge for piano grading event as well. 
She also has experience for group piano lessons for young children at Pace Kinder music and Eurythmics class when she was in New York. 

*Lesson curriculums are designed for each individual students.

*Students will learn and develop step by step for finger techniques, reading skills(understanding rhythms, notes, articulations, dynamics and phrasings), and fundamentals of music theory as well as bring out their musical expression, and how to use their body(how to relax your body when playing the piano), how to produce a nice and beautiful sound throughout from the beginner level to advanced level using well balanced method books and technique book +  various musical repertoires using piano literature books for many different styles and different composers' works. 

*Students are given many performing chances in different settings(both formal and friendly settings) and will build up their performing experience and strength. 

*I understand each student is unique and has different learning pace. My goal is to help them get their life lasting joy of playing the piano, for both physically and mentally. 

*Very beginner level students play with me or their parents or siblings to enjoy playing without too much pressure but can feel rich sound from the beginning level.

(Students can participates recitals, fun performing events, grade tests, competitions held by these organizations through out year when students are ready and willing to participate.)

Active Member of  BMTA(Baltiomre Music Teachers Association,Inc.) Executive Board Member since 2008 and 2nd vice president of BMTA since 2010 to present.  

(Student who are ready to perform can participate BMTA Student Recitals in November, February, April, June and Piano Competitions in May held at Morgan University's Carl Murphy Fine Arts Center. 3 of my students won the 1st and 2nd prizes in the past. )

The Royal Conservatory National Music Teacher.

Grading exams programs such as The Royal Conservatory and American College of Musicians USA(National Guild of Piano Teachers) if students are willing to take exams.

Also, Kubota Music Studio student recital in Winter and Spring.

Lesson Fees

Regular Private Piano Lessons(Every week) 4 years ~ Adult
  • Beginners(minimum 30 minutes):$40/30 min.
  • Early Intermediate(minimum 30 min. and 45 min.)$40/30 min. $50/45 min.
  • Intermediate(minimum 45 min. and 60 min.)$50/45 min. $60/60 min.
  • Advanced(minimum 60 min. and 90 min.)$60/60 min. $90/90 min.
  • Preparation for piano exam and competition course(minimum 60 min. course and 90 min. course): $ 70/60 min. $100/90 min.
         (This fee includes:Private lesson, Theory check, Ear Training, Mental support)
  • Skype lesson(Upon request)From a beginner to advanced students but older than 7~8 years old at least.
  • Summer Intensive Course:(Private or Group lessons upon request)
*Method books, Music Scores, and Fees for Recitals are not included for basic tuition.

Serious students can participate
★RCM(The Royal Conservatory) Exam

★MTNA(Music Teachers National Association) Musicianship Exam and/or Competitions

★National Piano Guild(American College of Musicians) National Piano Playing Auditions

★BMTA(Baltimore Music Teachers Association) piano competitions for middle and high school students
Other Events Students can participate

BMTA(Baltimore Music Teachers’ Association) Student Recitals and Piano Competitions

MTNA(Music Teachers National Association) Competitions and Exams, Scholarship Audition, festivals

MSMTA(Maryland State Music teachers Association) Competitions, Scholarship Auditions, Festivals

MTABG(Music Teachers Association of Greater Baltimore) Student Recitals, Competitions, Events

2907 Rockwood Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215

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