Please contact Dr. Whipple for more information about private lessons.
INDIVIDUAL PRIVATE LESSONS
Dr. Whipple offers 45 min and 60 min private lessons for all ages from children to adults.
ADAPTIVE PIANO LESSONS
Dr. Whipple has teamed up with his wife, a board-certified music therapist, to offer adaptive lessons to children and adults with special needs. Together, they teach lessons to accommodate physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs. Please contact Dr. Whipple if you have questions.
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- Fresno City College student
Thanks for an awesome semester! It has been a very enjoyable class, and you are a great teacher!Fresno City College student
He teaches very well and encourages you to do better.University of Iowa student
I could tell he was very passionate about piano, it showed through his teaching.Fresno City College student
Thank you for your patience and encouraging belief. I’ve truly enjoyed this class.UWEC Student
I enjoyed how Dr. Whipple helped me grow as a musician and his teaching really helped me to apply music theory to what I'm playing...University of Iowa student
I would retake the class if I could. He was a great instructor.University of Iowa student
Very personable, understanding, knowledgeable, and communicative.Fresno City College student
Thanks for bringing my interest in piano back Dr. Bill!Fresno City College student
I would recommend this instructor to other students because of his dedication to student interaction…UWEC Student
Dr. Whipple was very thorough with his teaching and offered numerous ways to practice a specific skill.University of Iowa student
Very knowledgeable about music. Does a good job getting that across to the class. Good teacher and communicator; easy to talk to.University of Iowa student
Excellent pianist that knew how to bring it down to our level. He has good “tricks” that help us remember the material.UWEC Student
Dr. Whipple is my favorite professor. He's an amazing teacher.Fresno City College student
Thank you for once again proving that the music department [Fresno City College] has the best, most interesting teachers. Beyond this class I will continue learning and playing. Thank you!UWEC Student
Learning with Dr. Whipple is so much fun, he makes a difficult course fun!University of Iowa student
His class really helped me to understand and fully realize all the concepts behind music theory.Fresno City College student
The lectures are well taught. This class is great and he is friendly and helpful…
Dr. Bill takes enough time to improve students’ understanding.UWEC Student
I love the way Dr. Whipple pays special attention to each student so we all learn at our own pace. He was fantastic!
Thanks for teaching me something I’ve always wanted to learn! I appreciate your patience, as I know the class does! Best piano teacher ever!University of Iowa student
Overall a great instructor. One day he wasn’t here and we had a substitute, which made us realize how great a teacher he was. We missed his organization, understanding, and patience...
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