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about Us

For introductory students, we believe that the first few months of study are critical to the journey towards becoming a pianist. Riko Method is designed to give students a compact, systematic, and detailed introduction to theory and technique. Our lessons focus on accelerating basic piano fluency by using our proprietary music theory books along with simple piano pieces by Friedrich Burgmüller, Dmitri Kablevsky, and others. Our lessons are fun, with the serious goal of building and developing a musical and analytical mindset. As students advance, we continue to reinforce these principles while expanding pianistic techniques and exploring the classical repertory.

our classes

With our unique method and talented instructors we offer:



Little Tunes™

Based on Riko Method's 1-on-1 curriculum, Little Tunes™ is a group class for children ages 3-16 that explores all aspects of music appreciation. Including, singing, rhythm, playing, and songwriting!

Songwriters' Lounge™

For those advanced students and aspiring musicians who want to refine their songwriting skills, our unique class will help develop new ideas, approaches, and styles. Our songwriting class is taught by professional songwriters, composers, and touring artists.

Mommy & Do-Re-ME®

Music class for new mothers and moms-to-be based on repertoire of popular songs and lullabies. In a beautiful salon setting with talented instructors, mommies will be making music from the very first lesson.

In-home private lessons

Designed for students of all ages and skill levels, our talented instructors will work with students to reach their pianistic goals. Our unique curriculum has been designed by Riko to cater to individual's unique learning styles and passions.

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Riko Method is for everyone. We know that everyone is unique, learns differently, and has different passions. Welcome.





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our staff

Our talented instructors are active performers, passionate educations, and have advanced degrees in music their musical field or related disciplines.

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    founder/ceo

    Riko

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    Director

    Josh Gomez

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    Instructor

    Nick LaGesse

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    Instructor

    Nan Deng

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    Instructor

    Mai Hotta

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    Instructor

    Niko

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    Instructor

    Kathleen Nyugen

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    Marketing

    Alex Davis

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    Product Development

    Jesse Wright-Fitzgerald

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Riko Method School of Piano opens in Atwater Village

LOS ANGELES - January 27th, 2014 - After 10 years of serving communities such as Beverly Hills, Pasadena, and Calabasas with In-Home Piano Instruction, Riko Method School of Piano finally establishes ground in Atwater Village.

Annual Recitals

This intimate recital brought many people together through the joy of music.

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3361 Glendale Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90039

323-486-7185
323-486-7169

admissions@rikomethod.com

www.rikomethod.com