Santa Clarita Piano Lessons
Cell Phone: 661-564-1855
Education: Bachelor of Music in Composition from The Masters University
Pricing: $35/30 min, $50/45 min, $65/60 min
Lyle Michaud is a pianist, composer/arranger, and teacher originally from Charlestown, NH. He graduated Cum Laude from The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, CA with a degree in Music Composition in 2014. He has been playing piano for over 20 years and has performed in multiple venues nationwide and worldwide. He studied piano with Dr. Daniel Weiser at Dartmouth College before studying with Prof. Lauren Shackelford at The Master’s University. In 2009 he released his debut solo piano album “Tranquility”. As a composer and arranger, he writes for a variety of instruments and ensembles, including piano, choir, and orchestra. He has composed and arranged music for weddings, conferences, theater, studio recordings, and advertisements. He studied composition under Dr. Joel Scott Davis and Prof. Sarah Wallin-Huff. Lyle also enjoys ensemble singing, and has toured various regions in Europe, Israel, and the Midwest as a member of The Master’s Chorale. Now a full time piano instructor, Lyle has been teaching since 2007 and loves sharing his passion for music with his students while developing within them a musical sensibility and understanding. Recently, he’s performed in such venues as Disneyland and the Hollywood House of Blues, sang in a backup choir with Josh Groban for his PBS special “Stages”, played synthesizer with the Orange County Symphony and the Santa Clarita Philharmonic, and started the jazz band Stage 19 this past summer. His hobbies include graphic design, interior design, coin collecting, horticulture, listening to old jazz music on vinyl, and spending time with friends.
“Lyle Michaud is an amazing teacher. He is also a composer, so not only is his understanding of theory exceptional, he has a way of imparting that knowledge to his students, so that they make real connections with the material.” – Stephanie B.
“If you’re looking for a great piano teacher, look no further!!” – Dawn P.