Aurora Music Lessons

Aurora Music Lessons was founded in 2011 by music instructor Evan Pilate.  He currently serves students in the Aurora and Denver areas.  Lessons take place in the Aurora Music Lessons studio and in the student's home.  Aurora Music Lessons offers both traditional piano instruction and Suzuki piano instruction, depending on the needs of the client.  Evan Pilate is committed to providing exceptional quality in music instruction and good value to his clients. 

Education, Certificates, and Training

Evan Pilate was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music in 2011.  He studied piano performance with Steven Mayer and David Genova.  He is a certified Suzuki Piano Instructor.  Mr. Pilate is a classically trained musician, and provides classical training for his students. 

Awards, Certificates, and Professional Memberships

  • Awarded “Recital of Distinction” by the Lamont School of Music in 2010
  • Awarded a membership in Pi Kappa Lambda in 2011
  • Steinway and Sons Top Music Teacher Award 2017
  • Member of Music Teacher’s National Association
  • Member of Suzuki Association of the Americas
Suzuki Piano Certification
  • Suzuki Piano Unit 1 with Jane Reed at the Colorado Suzuki Institute in 2012
  • Suzuki Piano Unit 2 with Jane Reed at the Colorado Suzuki Institute in 2013
  • Suzuki Piano Unit 3 with Joan Kryzwicki at the Colorado Suzuki Institute in 2014
  • Suzuki Piano Unit 4 with Mary Craig Powell at Columbus Suzuki Piano in 2015

Performance Experience

  • Performed Rhapsody in Blue with the Aurora Symphony Orchestra in 2010
  • Two Recitals at the Newman Center in 2010 and 2011