Bryan Vanderkruk

Bryan Vanderkruk

Having been under Leon Karan’s tutelage for over 12 years, I cannot begin to express my gratitude and appreciation for his abilities as an instructor. Mr. Karan has a keen ability to personalize his instruction to the individual, encouraging their musical strengths and overcoming any potential weaknesses. He truly cares for his students, and seeks out...

Emily Hastings

Hello, I just wanted to say that I appreciate the efforts you have had made as my teacher. I would also like to say that I feel I haven’t benefited from any of my previous teachers the way I did from you. I improved in both my abilities as a pianist as well as my ability to practice effectively. These are skills that I value especially at a time when I am...

Joanne

Joanne

After many years of thinking I was too old to start piano lessons, I finally had the courage to ask Leon if he would take me on as an adult student. The last 2 years have been very enjoyable and rewarding as I have progressed at a much faster rate than I ever thought possible. Leon’s passion for music and vast knowledge has instilled in me a great desire...

Susan Vanderkruk

Dear Mr. Karan: I wanted to write this letter to you, since you’ve been such a big part of our lives and our time together, as we know it, is coming to an end. I know that God put you into our lives. Just over 11 years ago, when I wanted to start Bryan in music lessons, I felt cello was the instrument for him, but Rick wanted him to start piano since we...