• Leslie P Clausen Award
  • Abbott Award
  • De Leon-Girau Award

Piano, Voice, Guitar and Ukulele lessons in West Los Angeles and Beverlywood

Carleen is a singer-songwriter who has been singing since she could talk and playing piano for almost as long. She has participated in Honors Choir and competed at the State level. A graduate of Cal Arts, she majored in Commercial Performance. She has received many prestigious awards including the coveted Leslie P. Clausen award for supreme talent in well-rounded musicians and the Abbott award for vocalists. Carleen also a recipient of three Herb Alpert Scholarship awards, a Lenore Saunders singer-songwriter award and yet another De Leon-Girau award for singer-songwriters and choral composers.

Carleen is very patient with her students, guiding them along their musical journey. She is passionate about teaching music and brings an understanding not only of the music she teaches but an understanding of her students. She teaches beginner rock, pop, and classical studies with her guitar and piano lessons in West LA.


"My daughter loves her piano teacher Carleen. She is a patient, kind teacher and she keeps the lessons fun.” — Michelle B.