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 NewsFox 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

Fun Fact

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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