Michael LaDisa graduated from the University of North Texas with a major in Music Theory & Composition. He lives in Chicago where he operates a private teaching studio and performs regularly as a solo pianist. His educational work with students has been featured on WGN-TV Evening News, Fox 32 Good Day, WVON 1690AM and WGN 720AM.
Michael also earned a Master of Arts in Intercultural & Urban Studies from Moody Theological Seminary and has served as a minister of music with church families in Dallas, Milwaukee and Chicago.
Michael emphasizes a linguistic approach to music education, which partners ear training with equal value to score reading in developing whole musicianship.
About Michael LaDisa
Years of piano experience
University of North Texas - Bachelor of Arts
Theory & Composition
Moody Seminary - Master of Arts
Intercultural & Urban Studies
Michael shares a birthday with Ludwig van Beethoven.
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Learn to play Mariah Carey's modern-era holiday classic, “All I Want for Christmas Is You," as a beautiful contemporary jazz piano ballad.
'Tis the season to let your heart find home with a warm and tender jazz piano ballad arrangement of "I'll Be Home for Christmas."
Learn essential techniques to play Brenda Lee's holiday classic, "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree," in a jazz piano style.
Spread joy and happiness with the Happy Piano Chord Progression—a contemporary pop piano groove that is overflowing with good vibes.
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