About Evan Sachs, Performer and Teacher...
Evan Sachs - Credentialed Piano Teacher - 949-374-3864
Evan's music teaching career began 35 years ago at UCLA, teaching fellow students. After graduation, he performed and taught
piano, theory and harmony for a decade at the Eubank's Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles. He did his credential training
middle and high school band and chorus under Joe Nazzaretta, Conductor of the Culver City Community Orchestra, and Leon Guide, Director
of the La Mirada Symphony. Upon receiving his
credential, he served West Middle School as Music Director for beginning thru advanced band, jazz band and Chorus. MrEvan's experiential knowledge, communication skills and inspirational
approach creates the background for his piano students to be exceptional performers. He is approved for Homeschool Piano Lessons with Eagles Peak and Sky Mountain Charter Schools. MrEvan teaches all ages and levels in their home or his home studio, and is known for an exceptional gift of communication
and inspiration with students.
Mr Evan became fascinated
with the piano at a very young age. At college level, he placed in the UCLA Frank Sinatra Competition for Popular Music and received a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 1979 from UCLA and a teaching credential
in music from CSU at Dominguez Hills in 1996. Mr Evan continued extensive study as a young pianist under the personal direction
of concert pianists Mona Golabek, Earle Vooreheise, and Howard Richman in later studies with renowned Jazz pianist, Harry Fields., he developed improvising, arranging and accompaniment styles at
the piano, which led to many "gigs" in restaurants, church meetings hotels, and featured solo and duo performances.
MrEvan performed nightly at hotels like the Century Plaza, and many many others. Princess Cruise Lines picked him as Solo Pianist for the Sea Princess where
he entertained enthusiastic audiences travelling to and from many different parts of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia
and New Zealand, Russia, China, and Alaska. Mr Evan continues his musical life as dedicated teacher of very young beginners (5 yrs) thru advanced performers. Inspiring his students and guiding them to be the best they can be, MrEvan is very very proud of
their numerous awards in classical/popular/and jazz. Venues for this recognition include
the Music Teacher Association Baroque Festival and Certificate of Merit programs, local school band directors, Disneyland
Band Competition Program, and Orange County High School of the Arts. MrEvan's student's have auditioned for the Music Department
of UC Stanford, CSU Fullerton, and Beloit College and have been accepted. MrEvan enthusiastically applauds his student's
recognition and success whether large or small.. he is proud that so many have reached high goals in their music. Recordings
done at MrEvan's piano studio.
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