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Private lessons with Dr. Charlie Hiestand

Dr. Hiestand is a composer, pianist, bassist, music director, and record producer. He received his Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Washington, a Master of Arts from Mills College, and his Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College of Music.

He has been fortunate to study composition with Lou Harrison, Terry Riley, and William O. Smith; piano with Margaret Chaloff; and North Indian singing with Pandit Pran Nath.

He has been teaching piano and music theory for over 30 years. He's taught privately, in small schools, community colleges, and the University of Washington.

He learns so very much on every project and every song. It is his joy and privilege to make his living as a musician.

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