"effortlessly combines a love for his art with his expertise as a teacher"
- Dr. David Ryley, student
Ryan Ottaviano is the founder of RKO Music Studio. Established in 2002, the studio offers piano lessons central to the Cumming, Alpharetta and Milton area. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory and received his K-12 teaching certification in the state of Massachusetts. While at New England Conservatory he studied with Julliard pianist Dr Alex McDonald and composition with Malcolm Peyton.
With over 15 years of teaching experience, Ryan offers much more than a piano lesson. Combining his backgrounds in piano and composition, he couples traditional teaching methods with a fresh, personalized approach, where students learn to play the music they love. For the more competitive student, Ryan offers a curriculum appropriate for ABRSM exams. Annual recitals give all students a place to shine and chance to preform in a fun and supportive environment.