Lesson Feesfrom $45.00 / 30 Minutes
Kaitlyn Ronstadt is a freelance pianist and private teacher located in the Pacific Northwest. Kaitlyn completed both her Master's in Music in Piano Performance and Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Western Washington University. An active performer, Kaitlyn has played in multiple orchestras including the Seattle Philharmonic, Western Washington University Symphony Orchestra, Bayshore Symphony, Sammamish Symphony, and Marrowstone Festival Orchestra. Kaitlyn has also been invited to play at various summer festivals including Gijon International Piano Festival (Spain), Zodiac Chamber Music Festival (France), Marrowstone Music Festival, and The Bard Conservatory Summer Institute. Kaitlyn has also had the privilege to perform for masterclass taught by Zoltán Fejérvári, Lise de la Salle, George Li, David Kadousch, Benjamin Hochman, Paul Roberts, and Gloria Cheng, among others.
Kaitlyn has a growing private piano studio and has been teaching piano since 2013. Kaitlyn’s teaching style is exploratory and student centered. She focuses on a holistic learning approach that accounts for our mind-body connection and encourages students to follow their interests. As a result, each student ends up with a unique and individualized lesson plan to help develop their overall musicianship. Her favorite thing about teaching is learning what approach resonates with a student the best.
With her training in the Taubman approach, Kaitlyn is committed to helping her students develop strong piano technique, intentional listening skills, and overall artistry. Additionally, students will go in-depth with music notation, rhythm, tone production, interpretation and theory during lessons. Kaitlyn enjoys working with students of all ages and skill levels and looks forward to finding ways to foster a lifelong love of music. Kaitlyn is an active member of the Music Teachers National Association and is currently pursuing MTNA Professional Certification.