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Piano Lessons
by Patricia Shanks


27601 Forbes Road, Suite 45
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

(949) 723-4473

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Kianna Kaylor after performing a piano duet Oct. 2011


Specializing in beginning and intermediate private instruction for ages 5 through adult

Conservatory-style Training

  • music theory and understanding the structure and construction of music
  • scales, arpeggios and traditional foundation work
  • note (not fingering number) reading
  • sight reading
  • technique
  • improvisation
  • composition
  • performances and recitals
  • competitions and evaluation programs


*** Top-rated Orange County Studio. See Yelp reviews. ***


MTAC Certificate of Merit Preparation

Royal Conservatory Music Development Program

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Recreational Lessons for Adult Beginners
You've always wanted to play but you've never had the time. Now is the time!

Call for rates & information  (949) 723-4473

Lessons in comfortable Forbes Road District Studio near Costco and The Shops at Mission Viejo

Exit the 5 Freeway at Crown Valley Parkway





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Studio located in Laguna Niguel, just minutes from the Orange County communities of Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Brea, Buena Park, Coto de Caza, Cypress, Dana Point, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Kite Hill, La Habra, La Palma,  Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Nellie Gail Ranch, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Niguel, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Villa Park, Yorba Linda, Newport Coast and portions of San Diego, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties.

Patricia Shanks, piano and voice instructor
Patricia Shanks

Patricia Shanks has taught voice and piano and classroom music for more than 35 years. For biographical information and for more information on the voice studio visit

Recital excerpts on YouTube - Click here