Welcome to Alan Cross Music
Private Lessons in Saratoga, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Campbell, San Jose and Online
Alan Cross teaches piano in his home studio in Saratoga, CA and online. Alan was trained in classical and jazz at Concordia University, Irvine. He has served as a music director, choir accompanist, professional pop keyboardist, and as a leader in a jazz band. Alan has been teaching piano since 2007 and has had great success with helping students of all ages develop strong musical foundations, expressive ability, and a deep rooted love for music.
Alan Cross is great teacher. He assessed the level my son was in very well and customized his teaching accordingly. The pace at which lessons are taught are appropriate for my son. Mr. Cross takes practicing at home pretty seriously, which is a plus for our family.
Alan taught my 14 year old son and he was excellent in tailoring his lessons to my son's musical interests, helping him prepare for successful HS auditions, and offering a flexible lesson schedule to accommodate a busy student's schedule. Alan is an encouraging and very positive teacher whom I would reccomend.
Alan is our family piano instructor. My older son, 12, younger son, 8, and myself, 50 something, have been taking lessons from Alan for over 3 years. He is disciplined in his approach; no short cuts or progressing a student just for the sake of appeasing a parents desire to get from level 1 to 10. He allows us to suggest and play music we like as well as well as work on theory, which has helped everyone. My older son accelerated in jr orchestra (marimba). We are learning and playing both classical music, blues, and jazz. Just cool.