Composition teachers

Our Composition teachers define Lessons In Your Home. We are a tight-knit family of world-class Composition instructors that is passionate about teaching.  We aim to make learning music fun and to have the absolute best student/teacher relationship possible.

We invite you to review our Composition instructors below and find the best fit for your family or you can contact us and we’ll pair you with the best Composition teacher available after speaking with you.

Meet Our Composition Teachers

Barbara Aguirre
Barbara Aguirre

Barbara Ann Aguirre grew up in Miami and began to play piano at a very young age. She enjoyed playing songs from the radio by ear. By 2nd grade she was taking private lessons and in 4th grade she became the Church pianist at her private school. Barbara was...

Joshua Barnett
Instrument(s): Composition, Guitar, Piano, Music Theory City: Baltimore
Joshua Barnett

Joshua Barnett has been studying and playing music since he was nine years old. He began with the violin in third grade, and when he began taking guitar lessons the next year, he could not get enough of music. After playing all through grade school, Josh attended St. Mary's College...

Armando Bayolo
Armando Bayolo

Composer, conductor, and pianist Dr. Armando Bayolo began musical studies at the age of twelve when he began piano lessons in his native Puerto Rico. At sixteen, he went on to study at the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan, where he first began the serious study of...

Jay Beard

Jay Beard is a life long musician specializing in a number of instruments including piano, guitar, bass, and percussion/drum set. A graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in Music Composition, he teaches a variety of genres including classical, jazz, rock, and popular music. Some of his...

Nicolas Benitez
Nicolas Benitez

Nick Benitez is a trumpeter, educator, and composer from New York City. Having grown up playing bass and classical/electric guitar, music has always been a part of the young jazz musician's life. Mr. Benitez grew up mostly playing traditional South American and Caribbean music and picked up the trumpet at...

Aaron Blu
Instrument(s): Composition, Guitar, Piano, Voice City: Seattle
Aaron Blu

Aaron Blu is a composer and performer. A summer course at the Berklee College of music at the age of fifteen sparked a fascination of performing original compositions. Aaron attended Vancouver School of Arts and Academics (VSAA). A public art school from sixth to twelfth grade. Over six years...

Lisa Brennan
Instrument(s): Composition, Piano City: Seattle
Lisa Brennan

Lisa has an extensive background in both classical and jazz piano. During high school she studied with the President of the Junior Bach Association, Southern California winning numerous contests playing Bach. At the University of Washington she continued...

Bonnie Brown
Instrument(s): Composition, Piano City: Houston
Bonnie Brown

Bonnie Brown is a performer, composer, songwriter and teacher and plays acoustic piano and electric keyboards. Her versatile background enables her to teach all styles of music and adapt to the student's learning style. She has a Bachelor of Music degree with a major in composition and music theory, a...

Josh Cergas
Josh Cergas

Josh Cergas is an American composer, guitarist and keyboardist from New York's Hudson Valley. He graduated Cum Laude in 2015 with a B.M. in Music Theory and Composition from New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. While in school, he scored films that have debuted at...

Abner Chamate
Abner Chamate

Abner Chamate is a music educator, composer, band member, a piano and guitar soloist. He studied music and composition at the Philadelphia Univ of the Arts under Joseph Castaldo and Romeo Cascarino, obtaining a BMA. Mr. Chamate has composed for; movies, theatre, tv and radio using advance creation tools, recording...