Faculty

Piano Forte Music Academy’s faculty are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our students.

Ms Elizabeth has been teaching piano for more than 20 years. As a gifted child, she started her musical education at the age of 4. She graduated from Musical School after Spendiaryan and Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas in Armenia, Yerevan. Teaching has always been her passion. Many of her students successfully passed Certificate of Merit Exams by MTAC, performed in seasonal recitals and recordings. By addressing each student's needs and abilities, she develops well rounded educational plan, engages students in learning different musical elements including ear training, sight reading, theory etc. Ms Elizabeth provides professional music education to students of all levels and ages. Currently, Ms Elizabeth teaches in our studio located in Lancaster, CA.

Mr Omar was born and raised on Los Angeles. He has a great experience in teaching both guitar and piano to all levels and ages, professionally and recreationally. Picking up the guitar at the age 12, skyrocketed his love for music. Mr Omar has been playing for Jazz Ensembles, singing in California SCVA Performance Choirs for many years. He also has some experience playing percussion instruments. Mr Omar shares his love for music by sharing his knowledge and inspire our students to take their own musical paths. His extremely patient and Currently, Mr Omar teaches in our studio located in Lancaster, CA

Originally from Italy and currently living in Los Angeles, Mr Matteo has been playing guitar since the age of 15. He studied music with various private teachers in order to be proficient in theory and harmony, rhythm, technique, sight reading and improvisation. Mr Matteo has played with several bands performing at weddings, venues, private events, and festivals. He played for the Latin Grammy Award winner “Nestor Torres,” vocalist Grammy Award winner “Melissa Manchester,” piano virtuoso “Rogerio Tutti,” and the Jazz singer “Sweet Baby J.”Currently Mr Matteo teaches in our studio, located in Marina Del Rey.

Ms. Rebecca has great passion for the study, teaching, and performance of music and has been pursuing this interest her entire life. She began studying the piano at the age of five and has experience in many genres and performance venues. She also enjoys singing and has had the opportunity to perform in many choral ensembles and as a solo artist. Ms. Rebecca earned a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Murray State University and a Masters degree in Piano Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. She has over nine years of teaching experience with students ranging in age from four years old to adult students. She also has experience with students of all levels ranging from the very beginner to advanced students. Ms. Rebecca enjoys individualizing her instruction and curriculum to best fit each student’s learning style and goals as a musician while helping them develop their musical interests and skills.