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      About Brian Petras

      Brian Petras
      Brian Petras
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Sanford, FL
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Piano
      Education: B.A. in Piano Performance with an emphasis in jazz from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
      Performance Experience: Performs at local venues all around the Central Florida area as a solo artist and with local bands. Has performed at Disney World. Universal Studios, Leu Gardens, Lake Ridge Winery, the College Park Jazz Fest, The Mayor's Jazz Fest in Orlando as well as local restaurants, hotels and country clubs which include Eddie Vs, Vines, Cafe Muranos and the Ritz Carlton.
      Teaching Experience: 25 years teaching experience which includes High Note Music, Trinity Christian Academy, Lake Mary Prep , Lake Highland Prep, and Music and Arts.
      Teaching Philosophy: To get each student as excited about music as I am and to introduce everyone to the joy and emotion and relaxation that this great art brings.

      Get to know Brian Petras

      Brian Petras has been teaching piano for over 25 years.  He teaches students of all ages, abilities and styles. He has been teaching at Music and Arts 

      for almost 12 years. He also teaches privately at Lake Highland Prep in Orlando and has taught at Trinity Christian Academy as well as Lake Mary Prep.

      He has a B.A. degree in Music Performance with an emphasis in Jazz from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

      He teaches classical piano methods, music theory, and also jazz improvisation. He uses various method books which include Alfred's Basic Piano Library.

      Bastien Piano Basics, and Faber and Faber with the younger students he teaches.  He teaches reading  traditional sheet music as well as reading from a lead sheet with chord symbols.

      He also maintains a busy performance schedule by playing solo and with various bands at local venues around the Central Florida area. 

      He has also worked as an accompanist at various schools around the area. 

      Brian Petras teaches at:
      1673 WP Ball Blvd
      Sanford, FL 32771
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