The Piano Coach

The Piano Coach

5.0 (1)
2 hires on
1 employee
13 years in business

About this pro

I build my lessons around each individual student, catering to what it is they need, and where I can help them build their skills the most. I do my best to avoid redundant, general lessons. I know that every person is different, and I want to ensure that they are learning as much as they can so they can become the best musician they can be.

Seeing a student get excited about mastering a difficult piece can be the most rewarding feeling as a piano teacher. I love helping my students work towards their goals, and guiding them in playing a song they love is just one of the many benefits of this job.

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Fresno, CA 93706
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1 Review


  • Susie Mack

    Shannon is very kind and positive. Made learning fun. She uses little incentives to encourage practicing and my daughter just loved her. We are so sad she moved.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Before starting lessons, I need to know 3 simple things:

-the student’s age

-if the student has any musical experience (it’s completely fine if they don’t!), and if yes, do they already have a set of books they have been working through 

-if the student has access to a piano or keyboard to practice

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

-30-minute lesson: $30*

-45-minute lesson: $40*

-60-minute lesson: $50*

Books: usually a one-time cost of $13-18 depending on the student's age and level. (I will provide the books at the first lesson.)

I typically recommend starting with 30-minute lessons for beginners.

*travel fees added for in-home lessons (where I travel to the student)

What types of students have you worked with?

I have experience teaching ages 4 and up. My students are typically kids elementary-middle school age, but I have taught some preschool age kids, high school students, and young adults. I have some experience with special needs students as well.

Every student is different, and I am open to trying an introductory lesson to see if the student is ready to start taking regular lessons.

I typically recommend that a student start lessons at age 5 or 6 (when they can read simple words).