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I taught at Rockley Music for 25 years, although I now teach from my home studio. I currently include 20 piano teachers among my students and I know most of the other local piano teachers. I would be glad to talk with you about your piano lesson needs and give you suggestions for the best teacher to meet your needs. Call me at 303-232-2302.

Our students learn to play music in any style they are interested in including:

  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Sacred
  • Ragtime
  • Broadway showtunes
  • New Age

Our students learn to improvise and play from a lead sheet or fake book which allows them to add their own creativity to the music. All our students learn to read written music, as well as to improvise, and play by ear.

We have written and published more than 20 books of music and music instruction that are used not only by our students but by many other piano teachers across the country.

Since each of our students comes from a different musical background, we tailor the lessons specifically to the needs of each individual student. Some of our students have come to us as senior citizens who have never touched the piano, while others had lessons as children and want to come back. Some have played off and on all their lives, and simply want to get better, or perhaps to be able to play with their church or choir. Whatever the student's goals are, we work with them to achieve them. And along the way have a LOT of fun.

Levels: Beginner to Professional

Ages: Teen to Adult

Keyboard students are welcome!!

Teaching Experience:
I’ve been teaching at Rockley Music for 25 years. I currently include 20 piano teachers among my students and I know most of the other local piano teachers. I would be glad to talk with you about your piano lesson needs and give you suggestions for the best teacher to meet your needs. Call me at 303-232-2302.

Performing Experience:
U.S. Navy Band, Pearl Harbor Hawaii – For most of my 3 years in Hawaii I played jazz piano, often working two or three jobs at once. Dinner music at the Officer’s Club, jazz at one of the downtown hotels, and later more jazz at an after hours club.

Featured Soloist with Lakewood Symphony Orchestra, Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, and Haverford Bryn-Mawr Symphony Orchestra.

I moved to Denver in 1970 and immediately started playing piano in local nightclubs and hotels all over town. My best job was 5 years at the Red Vest Inn in Lakewood, Colorado (1971-1975). My band (Howard and Co.) and I played all over Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. We averaged 400 gigs a year for 25 years, but I always kept playing a few solo piano jobs on the side. It was normal for me to do a recording session in the morning, play cocktail hour at the downtown Hilton Hotel, and go play with the band at the nightclub that evening. We played jazz at the Red Vest Inn, Rock and Roll at the East Side Story, and Country Western at the Trail Dust.

Educational Background:
Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore MD
Haverford College, Haverford PA
Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
United States Navy Music School, Norfolk VA

Equipment:
In my studio, students play on a 6-foot Pramberger Grand Piano and/or a top of the line Roland Digital Piano. We also have recording capabilities and many of our students have made CDs of their playing for their family and friends.

Phone: 303-232-2302
Email: HKPancoast@msn.com
Website: www.ColoradoPowerPiano.com

 
Studio Location
845 Balsam St.
Lakewood, CO 80214
 
Phone
(303) 232-2302
 
 
Website
ColoradoPowerPiano.com