Stephen Learson received his BA in Contemporary Writing and Production from the Berklee College of Music. He has studied with Elaine Friedlander, Robert Sottile, Bruce Thomas, and Ray Santisi. In addition to the piano, Stephen has extensive training with the Hammond organ under the tutelage of Bruce Katz and Dave Limina.
Stephen is the Founder and Director of the Learson Piano Studio and has been teaching piano since 1998. A product of the Suzuki Piano School, his method of instruction is based on its technical and ear-training principals. Private lessons include classical and contemporary music theory designed for college preparation. Many of his students perform regularly in festivals, recitals and school functions.
Mr. Learson holds a national certification for piano instruction through the National Teachers Music Association.
In 2012 Stephen formed the original pop band, Psychic Spies. The group has performed throughout New England and is preparing to release an EP later this year.
Yana Abdulov is an accomplished Pianist/Music Instructor, originally from Belarus. She graduated from the Belarus State Academy in 2003 and has continued her piano study in the United States. She has studied privately with accomplished pianists such as David Maxwell, Harvey Diamond, Yasko Kabota, Bill Duffy and Ralph Funaro.
Ms. Abdulov has been teaching private lessons in the United States for 10 years and specializes in blues, ragtime, and stride piano.
Yana has a very versatile program: classical music, jazz, blues, ragtime, pop, movie themes, and more. Ms. Abdulov performs solo piano regularly in the Boston area and throughout New England.