Piano Lessons Blog - Welcome to Dr. Ralph van der Beek - Now Teaching Our Honors Students

Welcome to Dr. Ralph van der Beek - Now Teaching Our Honors Students

Intermediate to advanced, honors piano lessons with Dr. Ralph van der Beek begin the first week of June. We have 2 remaining spots available for this incredible opportunity. To inquire, call 801-701-0113.Welcome Dr. van der Beek! We are excited to begin weekly session and also look forward to the monthly master classes each first Friday from 6-7 in June, July and August.New Zealand born Artist-Teacher Ralph van der Beek is inhigh demand as a teacher, clinician and adjudicator. Hispiano students have won the top prizes in state, regional

and national competitions including two *MTNA national

first place winners. He has presented for many conferences

such as the World Piano Pedagogy Conference, the

International French Music Conference, the MTNA

National Conference, the Gina Bachauer Foundation, the

Utah Symphony Guild, and several **UMTA State

Conferences. Dr. van der Beek is an Associate Professor of

Piano at Weber State University (WSU), where he teaches

piano, keyboard literature, theory and aural skills. Prior to

his appointment at WSU, he served as an Assistant

Professor of Piano at Utah State University (USU), where

he directed the nationally recognized USU Youth

Conservatory. Dr. van der Beek earned a Bachelor of

Music from Utah State University and a Master of Music

from Indiana University, culminating in a Doctor of

Musical Arts from the University of Southern California.

Ralph is married to Rebecca Bigelow and they have nine


*Music Teacher’s National Association

**Utah Music Teacher’s Association

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