Piano & Vocal Instructor
Briana is a piano & vocal instructor. Her musical endeavors began at the age of 4 years old, performing on stage at church. In fact, her love for singing, piano and music continued to expand the more she performed and created music for others. In junior high, she began studying classical voice and has continued on through college and beyond. Similarly, Briana began classical piano lessons at eight years old and continued throughout college. She received a degree in Music from North Central University in Minneapolis. During her senior year of college, she became certified as a Yamaha music instructor and worked for five years using that method. In addition, she was a Choir director for four years, incorporating the Kodaly method in her instruction.
As a result of her education with various teaching methods, Briana decided to open up her own music studio in 2013. For the purpose of convenience in a fast-paced world, she began coaching students in the comfort of their own homes. She also coaches students through Zoom.
Her teaching philosophy is centered on one goal for every student: Provide each student with ALL of the necessary skills and knowledge they need to play the songs that they LOVE!! Lessons are tailored to fit the needs of each individual student.
When Briana isn’t coaching other young musicians and singers, she enjoys singing for events, studio session singing and performing in live shows. She also enjoys using her talents with on camera work. She is represented by some of the top agencies in the Twin Cities including the following: