408 377-2504 (Union Ave Store)

408 629-1812 (Santa Teresa Blvd. Store)

Robin Linden

Instrument: Piano Teacher

Store: Union Store

Family discounts available; also references upon request
Ages: 4 and up welcome!
Availability: Monday through Saturday.
Musical Education:
Musician for 40+ years
Music teacher for 20+ years
A.A. in Music, San Jose City College 1996
BA in Music Improvisation, San Jose State University 1999
Golden Key National Honor Society 1995
Phi Kappa Phi  Honor Society Member 1996
SJSU President's Scholar - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Teaching style:
Students are exposed to many forms of music but I also focus on their special interests. I provide improvised accompaniment to further develop their
musical "ear". Lessons are built on each students strengths whether auditory, visual or tactile. Students are encouraged to sing along with their piano music! I prefer to use the FJH (Faber) music lesson books but will work with other method books. Students work on assigned pieces, theory, technique, and fun pieces that they have chosen in any genre - Popular, Ragtime, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, Folk, Spirituals, etc.  Students are encouraged but not required to perform in yearly recitals.
Teaching philosophy:
"My desire is that students leave with a smile and true desire to learn music having had an enjoyable experience that they will carry with them forever "
Performing experience:
For five years I was in a large Christian Jazz Band called Sons of Jubal. I Have also played with small jazz groups in college. I have yearly recitals in May.
A musical quote... "There is more to music than Bach, Beethoven and Brahms! There's also Beatles, Broadway, Billy Joel, Blues, Bebop, Bluegrass, Big Band, Brazilian...to name a few..."
Contact Information:
email address: robbbinn@aol.com
Phone : 408-483-4186