Thomas Rheingans is the creator and author of the Stillpoint Method.
Piano Zen describes the experience students have when they study the Stillpoint Piano Method.
Thomas Rheingans has been studying and performing music for over 30 years and has been a piano instructor for 25 years.
Thomas has taught college level courses in classical, jazz, and music theory. As a piano student, he was awarded full scholarships for his undergraduate and graduate degrees in piano performance from the University of Illinois.
Thomas currently owns and operates Rivergoose Records LLC - an independent record label and production company that also provides music education services. He has recorded eleven albums in varying genres including jazz, Broadway, classical, and contemporary.
In addition to his performing career, he has composed and arranged music for musical theater and independent films.
The Stillpoint Piano Method is the culmination of Thomas’ own musical and spiritual journeys over the past 25 years.
In that time, he discovered new and illuminating ways to play the piano more effectively and expressively.These discoveries evolved in the Stillpoint Piano Method.
The Stillpoint Method is designed to help beginning piano students develop multi-sensory awareness while practicing and playing the piano.