Piano, Keyboard & Synth Instructors

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Since 2004, Van Tuyl Music Academy is Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and Orange County’s original school of rock, classical metal, pop, blues, jazz and live performance for piano. Van Tuyl Music Academy is proud to have some of the most talented and in-demand piano instructors in Southern California. Each one of our piano instructors has years of experience both as an educator but more importantly, as a performer. The skills they have mastered from their years of experience combined with their passion for helping others achieve their musical goals while having fun are what set them high above the rest. This unique combination is not easy to find but is vital to our success.

van tuyl music academy instructor andy stavas

Andy Stavas

Andy has been teaching private piano lessons for VTMA since 2007.

 

Bio

With roots in the South, Midwest and East coast, Andy Stavas is truly a musical nomad who has come to the Los Angeles area to pursue his career on a professional level. Having studied piano, voice and saxophone since the age of 6, Savas has established himself as a noteworthy singer, songwriter and exceptional musician. His performance experience includes the instrumental aspects of jazz, hip-hop and rock. Andy has performed side stage with a long list of famous artists including the Ying Yang Twins, the East Side Boys, Kansas, the Rey Vega Trio and monster guitarist Kerry Livgren. Andy is currently teaching contemporary keyboarding and composition at RockStars while exploring a career as a touring musician and session player in the LA metro area.

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van tuyl music academy instructor kyle

Kyle Schafer

Kyle has been teaching private piano lessons for VTMA since 2015.

 

Bio

Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Kyle Schafer began playing piano at age 8 and performed and recorded with his own bands in middle school and high school. Since moving to Los Angeles for college to pursue a career in music, he has been able to perform, record, and write with a variety of artists in Southern California: rock, pop, jazz, folk, R&B, and everything in between. Kyle graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a degree in music and has been a working performer and teacher ever since. He is passionate about equipping and inspiring the next generation to discover and love the lifelong pursuit of music.

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Taking piano, keyboard & synth lessons at Van Tuyl Music Academy is an experience unlike any other.  Our facilities have clean rooms, the latest technology and a large music library. Since 2004, Van Tuyl Music Academy is Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and Orange County’s original school of rock, classical, pop, blues, jazz and live performance for piano. We’re so much more than a music factory for piano lessons.

To learn more about our Private Piano Lessons click here.