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pianist, composer, teacher



(Live performance 2023)

Coming soon, Chetan will be presenting a virtual concert, recorded earlier this summer. He will also be releasing a live concert album on streaming platforms. Click here to sign up to receive updates and attend the concert.


Mr. Tierra is artist-in-residence of the San Diego Piano Academy which he co-founded with his wife Melissa Tierra. His students regularly win local, national and international competitions and go on to study at top conservatories. Recently, for 2 years running, his students have won first and second prize in the San Diego Concerto Competition. His attention to detail, nuance, deep artistic expression and systematic approach to building a world class technique has made him one of the most in demand teachers in San Diego. 

To learn more about lessons click here.

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