Thank you for visiting "Music Instruction by Don Turney". This website is powered by Music Teacher's Helper and I hope you'll find yourself coming back often to utilize all of its benefits. My current students and parents have the ability to login with their own user name and password, which will allow them to see an online lesson calendar, receive automatic lesson reminders, see account information, and much more!
If you would like to be put on my current waiting list, or if you have spoken to me about a current opening, please enter all of your information on the registration page and you will be contacted with further information. Please feel free to call me if you have further questions. 510-912-5982
My Teaching Philosophy-
We are all unique in many ways and one of my philosophies on teaching music is that each student will have a different path to take in order to fulfill the unique direction that they desire musically. I've been fortunate to study with many great music professors, and I think we've all been able to learn from each other because of our unique and varied musical talents. I believe all of us as music performance teachers consider ourselves to be students as well. We all love to learn and share what we've learned from each other. If I can instill into a student this desire to love music so much that they will thirst for more information, and be passionate about sharing what they've learned with others, then this will set a course of action that will last a lifetime. Whether it's just to have great fun playing as a hobby, or become a professional musician that performs, composes, and teaches, it's my job to help the student find the right path.