Piano Lessons

  • Kaori Nakano during a private piano lesson with chilrden.
  • Kaori Nakano during a private piano lesson.
  • Group picture of Kaori Nakano's winter recital of 2014.
  • Awards at Kaori Nakano's winter recital of 2014.
  • Kaori Nakano during a piano recital.
  • A student performing at the 2015 winter recital.
  • Kaori Nakano during a piano recital.
  • A student performing at the 2015 winter recital.
  • One of Kaori Nakano's happy students.
  • A student performing at the 2015 winter recital.
  • A student performing at the 2015 winter recital.
  • A student performing at the 2015 winter recital.

Kaori Watanabe

Piano Instructor
Kaori Watanabe's career as a pianist began at the age of five. At an early age, Kaori was a strong…
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Private Lessons

Private piano lessons are offered at 10 River Academy by Kaori Watanabe, a seasoned professional performer and educator in the Japanese and Southern Californian piano scene. Lessons are generally given in-house at 10 River Academy in Fountain Valley or at Kaori’s personal home in Irvine, California. Kaori has worked with incredible musicians internationally ranging from Dr. Joseph Matthews and Kevin Fitz-Gerald from the USC Thornton School of Music.

Private lessons with Kaori provide insight and education in fields including but not limited to:

  • Technique
  • Sight Reading
  • Music Theory
  • Performance

Kaori is an active member of MTAC, CAPMT, MTNA and JMAC.

  • Alumna of Showa College of Music (Japan)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance (Chapman University School of Music)

Summer Kids’ Classes

10 River Academy of Music offers a summer piano class for children. Our classes are 40 minutes in duration and cover basic piano concepts by Solfege and Eurythmics. These concepts teach note values, musical terms, rhythms, ear training, and reading notes on staff.

Classes are a small in size in order to keep teacher-student relationships intimate and effective. Summer Kids’ Classes take place over 6 weeks over summer, and tuition totals to $25.00 per session. Please contact Kaori Nakano if you have any questions or inquiries about our classes.

Contact Kaori to schedule your first lesson today!
Phone:
(714)-Three Nine Zero-4645
E-mail: 
Kaori.Nakano1028 (at) gmail.com

30 Minutes

$30

Available in Fountain Valley & Irvine locations.

45 Minutes

$40

Available in Fountain Valley & Irvine locations.

60 Minutes

$50

Available in Fountain Valley & Irvine locations.

40 Minutes (Group)

$25

Available in Fountain Valley & Irvine locations.