Having over 15 years of experience teaching at elementary, middle school, high school, community and state colleges (as both an adjunct and artist-in-residence professor at Metropolitan State University and Colorado College); Reggie Berg excels as a diverse and creative teacher. His instructional method is designed with each student's interests in mind, highlights strengths while addresses weaknesses, and provides students with daily timed assignments as to ensure improvement. Reggie guarantees every lesson will be a fun, encouraging experience where breakthroughs in technique, music theory, improvisation, sight reading, rhythmic training, and repertoire will take place. Students leave each lesson inspired, ready to go home and practice, knowing exactly how and what to practice! In addition to piano lessons, students often find that learning the melodica is of strong interest. Lessons are available on this fun instrument as well - it's inexpensive especially great for young children.
As a pianist, Reggie's credentials put him in the top tier of working musicians, not just in the state of Colorado, but the world. He is on the roster of the well known group, Postmodern Jukebox (the group recently received over 1 billion views on YouTube), music director for former Les Paul violinist, Christian Howes, a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute where he performed for Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, keyboardist for National Broadway Shows at Denver's Premier DCPA Theater, audition pianist for AMDA, Jazz and Classical Pianist for The United States Air Force, a guest on Christopher O'Riley's "From The Top" at age 15, and performed as a concert pianist at the young age of 9 with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.
While Reggie studied at Mannes College of Music, The Eastman School of Music, The University of Denver, and The Interlochen Arts Academy; he knows how to teach classical, jazz, pop, rock, musical theater, composition and improvisation so well, not only because he took classes at prestigious music schools, but because he followed his training by successfully freelancing in perhaps the greatest musical city in the U.S., New York City, from 2012 - 2015.
Learn more about him at: reggiebergdoublesharp.com