Many people have heard the term sensei in the context of martial arts. Your Karate teacher is your sensei. But if we dissect the Japanese kanji (the symbols), we have sen which means ahead or before, and then sei which is life. So sensei is one who has lived before, who is ahead of you in the journey of life. But a deeper connotation would be:
One who has experience, who has been through it already
Your Piano Sensei has the experience and tools necessary to guide you on your journey with studying music. He will be your mentor, your coach, encouraging and supporting you not only to be a better musician, but also learning valuable skills that apply to other parts of your life including:
Discipline Focus Expression Communication Teamwork and much more
Hi, I’m Clinton, also known as the Piano Sensei. Having lived in Japan as a child, I feel a strong connection to Japanese people, culture, language, and food! Combine this with my musical upbringing, training, and expertise, and you end up with Piano Sensei!…
I love teaching piano because I enjoy making music come alive for students. Music is a language and it takes time to learn, but it’s all worth it when the musical language starts to make sense to my students and they begin to make it their own….
I am a musician and educator from Cincinnati, Ohio. After having completed my degree in Music Education at EKU and spending the last year traveling around Europe teaching English, I am excited to be back in my hometown teaching my neighbors about my favorite thing in the world: music! ….
Hi, I’m Marissa, and I am passionate about music and music education for students of all ages! I have been studying piano for the last 15 years and teaching piano for the last 6. I am very involved with Music Teachers National Association and am always working to find the best new methods for inspiring the next generation of musicians….