Tarana Taylor is a classically trained diverse pianist highly experienced in solo, vocal, instrumental, chamber, orchestral, theatre and ballet music. She has worked with notable American organisations such as the Houston Ballet Company and Academy, Houston Repertoire Ballet, Ballet Center of Houston, HSPVA, Cypress Philharmonic, Pennsylvania Ballet, Chicago Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Atlanta Ballet,
Boston Ballet, JFK Center, Interlochen, Sarasota Ballet, Oklahoma Ballet, Ellison Ballet, Kirov Ballet, Juilliard School, as well as overseas organisations like Barcelona Ballet, Doha Choir, Doha Community Orchestra, Doha Players, Azerbaijan State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Baku Music Academy and etc. Master of Music and staff pianist for Houston Ballet for last 7 years she has excellent sight reading skills, thorough knowledge of classical music as well as folk music of different countries, is proficient in putting music into notes, playing by ear and memorising music.
Plus to having a successful accompanist and soloist career she is a private Piano, Collaborative Piano, Ballet Pianist and Music Theory teacher, prepares students for internationally recognised exams and contests. Tarana also teaches for summer classical music/art camp for which she developed a program encouraging kids' creativity and introducing them to different kind of art.
She has also studied Marketing and PR and holds MBA degree.
• Accompanying for competitions/auditions/recitals
• Accompanying for recording sessions
• Playing for Ballet classes and rehearsals
• Playing in orchestra
• Piano and Music Theory lessons for all ages and levels. Preparing for internationally recognised Piano and Theory exams
• Preparing Ballet Pianists
• Master classes for solo and collaborative pianists
$ 70.00 Dollars Per Hour
$70-90/hr for rehearsals at my place depending on the level of the piece and $150/performance, regardless how long the actual playing time is, including my travel time. Full recitals are higher in price and multiple performers from the same recital pay less.
Available to travel.
Early Music, Contemporary Music, Instrumental Accompaniment, Vocal Accompaniment, Ballet Accompaniment