Piano Lessons, Piano Teacher (Retired and not taking students at this time)
The finest of the traditions of European and American performance artistry are at hand here on the Central Coast of California. Whether you are seeking the finer points of technique and interpretation of Classical Masters, or the basics of popular and practical piano usage, Professional Piano Instruction, Templeton, is the place for you.
This studio accepts all ages and all levels. It is important from the very start of learning to have fully rounded approach to all that is piano/keyboard. In an organic, comprehensive manner, content is presented pertaining to all facets of technique, theory and performance.
Regular evaluations are available through membership in National and State Teachers’ Associations. Also, twice a year students get a chance to perform at recitals to show off their abilities and joy in music making.
Torsten Juul-Borre was born to Danish immigrants, his family moved to California in the 1960’s where he received his early musical training. His musical talent earned him various coveted honors and acceptance at the prestigious Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara.
At the age of seventeen he was accepted at the Royal Danish Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark. An intense seven-year course of study included all facets of music and piano performance with advanced studies in chamber music, accompaniment, vocal and instrumental coaching, and a minor degree as organist. At the Conservatory he studied with Arne Skjold Rasmussen, renowned interpreter of Beethoven and Carl Nielsen, and with the internationally known pianist and accompanist Kjell Olsson. Engagements in Denmark include the Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall and the Copenhagen Summer Music Festival at Charlottenburg Palace.
Mr. Juul-Borre is an active concert artist both in Europe and in the United States. His versatility and education have also opened doors to playing on the fine pipe organs of historic Europe.
Music is the language of the soul, able to reflect every nuance of life’s experiences. During his concerts he strives to relate “the joy, the depth, and the vitality as I’ve experienced it”. This he does likewise in his teaching, always sharing his enthusiasm for MUSIC!