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Coralville Teacher Feature: Chuck Michaelson
By West Music Company
2/27/2018 4:56:00 PM
chuck michaelsonChuck Michaelson started piano lessons at age five with his father, Samuel Michaelson, who was a private piano instructor and church organist in Minneapolis. Chuck attended Wartburg College and York University in Canada studying with Eugene Hudson and Reginald Godden, respectively. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from Wartburg 1977.

He married Barbara Eggers in 1977 and the couple attended the University of Iowa, both studying with Kenneth Amada. Chuck received his MFA degree in 1979. While at the University, he gave a series of performances and workshops throughout Iowa as part of the Arts Outreach program. Chuck has performed in the Cedar Rapids area as a duo piano team (with Julia Titus) accompanying the Theater Cedar Rapids production of “Side by Side by Sondeheim” and as the accompanist for “Nunsense” with the Old Creamery Theater. Chuck has also been in recital at Jacksonville University in Florida and Bethel College in the Twin Cities. Chuck more recently appeared on the college stage at the Iowa City Jazz Fest in 2007. His continuing education has included the jazz combo with Steve Grismore at Iowa and private jazz piano lessons with Steve Shanley.

Chuck teaches musical keyboard and piano to students ages 8 and up. To learn more about taking lessons with Chuck and schedule your first class online visit Looking4Lessons.com, or contact our lessons department at 800-373-2000.

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