Leesburg, VA Piano Teachers


FLMF offers the following information on its web site in good faith, but we make no claims and offer no judgments on the information provided by its members, nor can we give personal recommendations.

As in doing business with any professional individual, before entering into any long term relationship, you are advised to:

1. Consider the teacher's education and training in music, and his or her participation in professional workshops and continuing education.

2. Request a copy of the teacher's studio policy.

3. Interview the teacher and visit the studio to familiarize yourself with his or her teaching methods and current competence.

4. Observe the teacher in action if possible, to see how s/he handles students, and the atmosphere created in the studio.

5. Ask for references from other teachers or current parents.

6. Assess the results of his or her teaching by attending a recital or other event in which the teacher's students are performing.

Last Name  Baker
First Name  Sandy
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  41635 Browns Farm Lane
City  Leesburg
State  VA
Zip Code  20176
Phone  703-777-2389
E mail  smelodies@aol.com
Instruments taught  Piano
Education  B.A. Pensacola Christian College
Affiliations  NGPT
Activities/Services  Competitions, Recitals, Workshops, Guild and Ensemble Festival, Nursing Home Recitals, Piano Camp.  Available to accompany for Loudoun County Solo and Ensemble and Choral Festivals.  Available to accompany for Loudoun County choral programs.
Additional Info/Specialties  Early childhood to adult, beginner through intermediate.  Accompanist, church musician, weddings, funerals, special event performing.
Available as Performer  Yes
Available as Accompanist  Yes


Last Name  Estes
First Name  Jennene
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  320 Catoctin Circle SW
City  Leesburg
State  VA
Zip Code  20175
Phone 703-244-9933
E mail  hello.cello@verizon.net
Website  thecatoctinschoolofmusic.com
Instruments taught  cello, violin, viola, piano, voice, recorder, theory
Education  Undergrad in Music; MBA. Ed.S Higher Ed Admin. 
Affiliations  The National Association of Music Educators, American Choral Director's Association, Suzuki Association of the Americas, Music Teacher's National Association, and the Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship.
Activities/Services  Advisory Board Salvation Army
Additional Info/Specialties  Music Together Teacher
Available as Performer  Yes
Available as Accompanist  No


Last Name  Mangione
First Name  Larisa
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  1209 Cannon Ct., NE
City  Leesburg 
State  VA
Zip Code  20176
Phone  585-269-1304
E mail  aminorleaguerqh@gmail.com
Website  www.larisamusicstudio.com
Instruments taught  Piano and Voice 
Education  B.S. Music Education, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY;
M.S. Ed. Interdisciplinary Arts for Children, SUNY Brockport, Brockport, NY
Affiliations  New York State Permanent Certification for Music Education, MTNA, VMTA, NVMTA
Activities/Services  Piano and Voice Lessons for children and adults of all ages, learning styles, and ability levels. I also specialize in preparing people for auditions (i.e. college, musical theatre, television, talent competitions, etc.)
Additional Info/Specialties  My current and past students have: been a contestant on NBC's "The Voice"; received callback auditions for "America's Got Talent"; performed the National Anthem for NASCAR, NHL, NFL, and MLB; performed on Broadway; been accepted to and attended prestigious colleges for music; participated in vocal master classes in Europe; won or placed in national talent competitions; and much more!
Available as Performer Yes
Available as Accompanist No


Last Name  Ortega 
First Name  Ellen 
Address you as  Mrs. 
Street Address  718 Southview Pl 
City  Leesburg 
State  VA 
Zip Code  20176 
Phone  703-669-1794 
E mail  ellenortega21@yahoo.com 
Instruments taught  piano 
Education  Associates degree 
Additional Info/Specialties 
Available as Performer  No 
Available as Accompanist  No 


Last Name  Willett
First Name  Kay
Address you as  Ms.
Street Address  18562 Dettington Court
City  Leesburg
State  VA
Zip Code  20176
Phone  703-443-8536
E mail  klwillett1@verizon.net
Instruments taught  Piano, Voice, French Horn
Education  Illinois State Univerity, BA,Graduate work
Affiliations  American Guild of Musical Artist, Northern Va. Music Teachers Association 
(NVMTA), Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship, American College of Musicians (Guild) - I am chairman of the Loudoun Center.
Activities/Services  Retired, US Army Band, Pershing's Own, Solo Vocalist, Member of the US Army Chorale. Also performed as piano player (Vice President's Quarters) etc, and French Hornist with the Army Band.
Additional Info/Specialties  Was employed as a piano accompanist during all 4 years of college at ISU. Toured and recorded with the Harry Simeone Chorale as vocalist and soloist.  Fred Waring Scholarship winner all summer in Penn.  Have taught for nearly 40 years.
Available as Performer  Yes
Available as Accompanist  Yes


See also:   Shandra Love
© 2006 Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship. All rights reserved.