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Top 10 piano teachers in Boulder, CO

Students agree: these Boulder piano lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Allison’s Fun With Keys

Allison’s Fun With Keys

5.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Boulder, CO
Melissa B. says, "Allison is an outstanding, patient, phenomenal instructor who is not only fun to work with, but has already notably improved my piano playing." Read more
Lisa Harrington Piano Studio

Lisa Harrington Piano Studio

5.0(4)
3 hires on Lessons
36+ years in business
Serves Boulder, CO
Mary S. says, "Lisa is an exceptional teacher! Each lesson is a wonderful learning experience and a joy! Her patience and encouragement create an engaging environment. Lisa inspires me to stretch and be more confident in playing the piano. She shares her in-depth knowledge about music history and composers for a richer understanding and appreciation of the piano. Lisa is a perfect match for me as I learn to play piano in retirement." Read more
Hanna Aparo Piano Studio

Hanna Aparo Piano Studio

5.0(2)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
16+ years in business
Serves Boulder, CO
Mike N. says, "Hanna is an amazing piano teacher! I'm an adult that started playing piano with her a year ago and I have made great progress thanks to her excellent teaching. I especially enjoy working with her to choose and play all sorts of different types of music. She is patient and kind and is a great piano player with deep knowledge who I'm sure would be a fabulous teacher to someone at any level." Read more

Your Piano Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much are piano lessons?

Piano lessons cost $40 to $80 per hour, depending on the location, their experience level, and session length. A piano lesson package costs $180 to $350 for five 1-hour lessons. Children's piano lessons and online lessons often cost less than average.

Piano lessons are available for all ages in most cities in the country. Music instructors teach:

  • Music theory
  • Sight-reading
  • Improvisation
  • How to improve playing or technique

At what age should you start piano lessons?

The best age to start piano lessons is 5 to 9 years, though learning how to play the piano doesn't have an age limit. Playing the piano strengthens fine motor skills, increases flexibility, and improves your memory no matter how old you are.

Are piano lessons worth it?

Piano lessons are worth the money and effort invested over time. Playing an instrument can be beneficial for mental health, and cognitive strength. For smaller budgets, book just a few lessons to get the basics down and continue on your own.

How long are piano lessons?

Piano lessons for beginners or children are typically 30 to 45 minutes per session. Intermediate or advanced lessons are 45 to 60+ minutes per session. Most people have 1 to 2 lessons per week.

Can you learn to play piano online?

Yes, you can learn to play piano online through a webcam or virtual tutorials. Search our list of online piano teacher near you to find an instructor. Online piano lessons are often more convenient than in-person lessons and cost 20% less on average.

How do I select a piano teacher?

Start by searching our list of piano teachers, then:

  • Get at least three free estimates to compare.
  • Read reviews on Lessons and Google if possible.
  • Ask for references from current or recent students.
  • Make sure they are kind and personable, especially when with children.
  • Get a written estimate and schedule before the first lesson.
  • Avoid making a large payment up front. Follow a payment plan instead.

After asking questions and browsing reviews, hire the best piano instructor in your area.

What questions should I ask piano instructors?

When hiring piano teachers near you, ask the following questions:

  • How long have you been teaching piano?
  • Do you have a degree in music?
  • What age do you typically teach?
  • What genre of piano do you specialize in?
  • Will you give me a contract or payment arrangement in writing?
  • Will you allow me to choose some or all of the songs we practice?

Reviews for Boulder piano teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Boulder area.
Scott J.
Lisa is an exceptional piano teacher; I have had teachers for both piano and guitar for a number of years and she is the best among all of them. She does a great job at breaking down pieces which are often complex for me into manageable chunks, and at guiding me on how to interpret them. Without her guidance I would certainly not be as far along as I am now. I strongly believe she will be able to help me reach my goals on the instrument moving forward, and I can easily recommend her to anyone looking to learn classical piano in the Boulder area.
Lisa Harrington Piano Studio
Richard L.
Hanna Aparo, without a doubt, is an excellent teacher and person. Before I began my lessons we had an honest evaluation of my skills and expectations. Hanna is friendly and never scolds when I confess my lack of practicing. Another important point is Hanna’s studio. It is always clean and neat. I highly recommend Hanna Aparo.
Hanna Aparo Piano Studio
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