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Piano Lessons & Consultation

Welcome to the Online and In-Person Coaching page on Archie Chen's official website! Here, you can sign up for specialized instruction in Solo Repertoire, Piano Concerti, Chamber Music, and Collaborative Piano. Led by Archie himself, these courses are tailored to help you enhance your skills and take your musicianship to the next level. With a focus on personalized instruction and individualized feedback, these courses are ideal for musicians of all levels seeking to learn from a renowned professional.
Archie Chen is currently accepting students who meet the following criteria:

• Dedicated, enthusiastic and hardworking
• Possess advanced musical skills and a strong foundation
• Adult and college students are welcome.

Don't wait any longer, Sign up for a course today and start your journey towards musical excellence with Archie Chen.

ZOOM, Skype, FaceTime Lessons

ZOOM Lesson Example
Sonata in C major, Op. 2, No. 3, IV. Allegro assai - Beethoven

Video Recording Analysis

choose from 15, 30 or 45 min analysis

30 min Video Analysis Coaching
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in A minor, S. 244 - Franz Liszt

15 minute Performance Video Analysis Example
Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38 by Frederic Chopin

Helping students prepare:

You will receive expert guidance and preparation for University, College, Conservatory, Festival, and other audition opportunities. Dr. Chen specializes in helping students excel in competitions such as MTNA State, Division, and National Competitions, Spokane Piano Competition, and others. Additionally, he offers masterclasses, recitals, and performance coaching.

Archie is also well-versed in preparing students for practical exams with the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) and Associated Board (ABRSM). Whether you are a beginner or advanced musician, Archie's personalized instruction and tailored feedback will help you reach your full potential and achieve your musical goals.

Coachings & Lessons offered in the following:

  • Solo Repertoire

    Solo Repertoire

    This piano course aims to nurture the student's independence as a performer, while also fostering well-rounded musicianship. Students will develop fundamental knowledge of performing methods and tools, such as sound production, technical skills, musicality and sensitivity, analytical and memorization skills, sight-reading skills, and stylistic awareness.
  • Piano Concerti

    Piano Concerti

    This piano concerto coaching course aims to provide students with an enriching musical experience through the exploration of the concerto repertoire. The concerto, with its blending of solo performance and orchestral accompaniment, offers a rich range of human emotions and relationships. The course challenges students to push their technical and musical abilities to the limit as they delve into the diverse piano concerto repertoire spanning various style periods.
  • Chamber Music

    Chamber Music

    This chamber music coaching course provides an in-depth study of standard piano repertoire for chamber ensembles such as piano trios, quartets, quintets, and duo piano. Through weekly coaching, the course introduces students to new chamber music literature and teaches them how to rehearse and perform in small ensembles. The course concludes with a public performance where students can showcase their newly acquired skills and knowledge.
  • Accompanying

    Collaborative & Accompanying

    This Collaborative Piano course aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required for success as a collaborative artist in the musical performance field. The curriculum focuses on improving pianistic abilities, promoting musical versatility, fostering a personal musical aesthetic, and gaining expertise in stylistic and musicological knowledge as it pertains to performance. The course also provides opportunities for students to gain practical experience in collaborative techniques such as instrumental accompanying, chamber music, opera coaching, and art song performance.
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