Piano Lessons

Harry Likas will present you with lessons that will result in active learning and lasting techniques to reach your goals in playing. Learn to enjoy the experience of being able to play well and earn a satisfaction in performing.

Harry is equally comfortable teaching beginning lessons as well as advanced lessons, and enjoys the challenge of inspiring all levels of students. His experience has made him quite a versatile piano teacher, and he can cover classical, jazz, pop and blues piano styles, at any level of instruction.

Harry was the Technical Editor for the #1 best-seller, The Jazz Theory Book by Mark Levine and also worked on The Jazz Piano Book. Harry holds a BA in music and is currently a piano teacher at the Alameda School of Music. His piano technique was published in Keyboard Magazine, August 2001.

• Reading / Fingering / Rhythm
• What to practice / How to practice
• Develop repertoire & interpretation
• Chord / Scale relationships and their use
• Apply music theory directly to improvisation

The lessons are offered at The Jazzschool in Downtown Berkeley near BART or at the student’s home. Jazzschool Map

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harry-at-piano“Harry, thanks for doing such a great job with your piano students!” – Susan Muscarella, Director of The Jazzschool in Berkeley


“I was very confused after trying numerous piano method books and different teachers before I took lessons with Harry. He really put me on the path to a higher level of piano skill and all around musical awareness.”
– John Larkin, Berkeley


“Harry tailors his piano lessons to your needs. He’s a teacher that asks questions and listens to your answers to see what it is you really are trying to achieve.”
-Beverly Kaeintz, Berkeley


Lessons are offered at studio in Downtown Berkeley or at students homes.

Harry Likas | Piano teacher offering lessons in Berkeley CA
510-684-3050 | cell