Private Piano Lessons – Common Questions

How long should a student practice?

Practicing the piano is essential if a student is going to learn how to play the piano. The piano teacher will recommend the amount of time for each student.

At what age should you start piano lessons?

The best age to start learning piano is 5 years old. However, our music instructors have worked with teaching piano lessons for kids as young as 3 years old.

Do you offer piano lessons for children and for adults?

Yes, we provide piano lessons for all ages. Each student is unique in their ability so an individual lesson will be developed for each student.  Beginner piano lessons to advanced piano lessons are available.

Why is the piano a major instrument for learning music?

The piano is called the orchestral instrument. The piano is the basis for melody, polyphony and composition.

Do we need a piano to start lessons?

Practice is very important for a students’ progress. A basic electronic keyboard will work as a starting point, however later a piano will be required to progress to an intermediate or advanced level.

Since the music tutors are providing in-home piano lessons, the student is required for the lessons to either have access to a piano during the lessons or own a piano in-home.

How long will the piano lessons last?

Standard piano lessons are one hour.

Do you offer any family discounts?

Our piano teachers work with many students from the same family.  Family discounts are available if the lessons are consecutive. Each student will be provided with a private piano lesson for their designated appointment.

What materials do I have to buy?

Purchasing music and materials is possible. However, this will be determined by the piano teacher after the first consultation.

How can the parents be helpful in child’s music study?

The role of parents is very important for the child’s progress. The parent should encourage practice and praise progress.

What can music lessons do for a child?

Piano lessons help children in school. Numerous studies available show children who play the piano score higher than their non musical counterparts in tests measuring spatial-temporal reasoning, which is the brain function used to understand math, science and engineering. Piano lessons raise self esteem, increase coordination and help concentration.

What is a preview? Why is it required before starting piano lessons? 

A preview will determine the proper teaching method for each student.

How much is lessons and what kind of payments are accepted?

$50 per hour (credit card, cash or check is accepted) .

What if I have to cancel a lesson?

Lessons canceled with advance notice of 24 hours will not be charged.

Do you offer recitals?

Yes, each year we organize several recitals.