Oakton, VA Piano Teachers
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Last Name Benson
First Name Steve
Address you as Mr.
Street Address 2622 Lake Ridge Court
Zip Code 22124
Instruments taught Piano, harpsichord, organ, MIDI instruments, and vocal performance coaching
Education B.A. music Austin College, private post-graduate work with Anthony Chanaka, Ronald Elliston and Conrad Bernier
Affiliations American Guild of Organists, Organ Historical Society, Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship
Activities/Services Director of Music and Organist at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Arlington; Co-Organist Fairfax Church of Christ, Scientist
Additional Info/Specialties I provide studio recordings in a fully equipped MIDI and acoustic studio with Steinway B piano, Neupert harpsichord, ProTools, Sonar X1, Sibelius 7, and AKG microphones.
Available as Performer Yes
Available as Accompanist Yes
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