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Mayen Akpan is a talented musician teaching private in-home piano, drum, and voice lessons in the Houston area.
The Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Science
Electrical Engineering
Voice & Piano Performance Studies
Teaching Since 2004
Mayen Akpan
Piano, Drum/Percussion, Voice

With an eclectic musical taste and exquisitely unique, diversified background, Mayen's musical palette is inclusive and influenced by every musical genre. Mayen is proud to be a native Houstonian, and has been teaching and tutoring for over 15 years. She loves helping her students discover their amazing talents, explore exciting new musical genres, set achievable goals, overcome challenges, encourage consistent improvement, and instill discipline and high-quality performance. Mayen is very patient, kind, and has experience teaching students of all ages, from age 4 up through adults. She also has specific experience in teaching for ABRSM standardized piano examinations. Her classroom teaching experience includes River Oaks Elementary School as well as several music schools and studios throughout the greater Houston area. 

Miss Akpan is a 4-time Houston Symphony Spotlight performer and has also performed at California Concerto Weekend, Piano Texas International Academy & Institute, and the International Keyboard Institute & Festival. She hopes to continue a good balance between teaching, composing, and performing music. 

In addition to her lifelong involvement in piano and percussion, Mayen is also a vocalist who has been teaching voice lessons to students of all ages since 2014. A versatile instructor, she enjoys exposing her students to many different genres of music: jazz, swing, salsa, pop, blues, rock, country, r&b, and more. She enjoys teaching songs in different languages as well as songs from a variety of eras (1920s, 1950s, 1980s, etc). 

Miss Akpan strives to provide her students with a well-rounded musical education. She ensures that students receive a solid foundation in theory and fundamentals, while mixing things up with games and exercises to keep lessons fun and engaging. Repertoire will include songs that the student likes or would like to work on, in addition to a selection of pieces Mayen feels are appropriate for helping students to bolster their talents and reach their goals. 

Mayen loves God, family, music, tennis, traveling, learning languages, and encouraging everyone to pursue their dreams, wholeheartedly and without apology.

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