Creative Keys Music School

Creative Keys Music School

5.0 (4)
Best of 2021
5 hires on
4 employees
19 years in business

About this pro

With over 580 students and 25 teachers, Creative Keys Music School is Pinellas County’s largest music academy.  We have been giving lessons in Dunedin since 2002 and the business is family owned and operated.  Our experienced, friendly instructors love teaching students of all ages and levels and helping them discover the world of music.  Private lessons are available in person as well as online using video calling software such as Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime. Instrument choices include Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Viola, Drums, Percussion, Bass, Ukulele, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, Oboe, Cello, Mandolin, and Banjo.

Creative Keys students LOVE performing up to 4 times per year in recitals and performance parties - it's so much fun and helps students with goal setting while enjoying increased confidence!  

Our teachers hold various credentials, including Bachelor or Master degrees, professional teaching certificates, memberships in the National Guild of Piano Teachers, Music Teachers National Association, and extensive performance experience.  Most importantly, they are patient and friendly and strive to get to know you and your unique goals on your instrument. 

To learn more and view teacher profiles, please visit or  We'd also love to meet you and give you a tour of our facility (hours Mon-Fri 1-8pm, Sat 9:30-3:00, and Sun 1-5) so feel free to stop in at 1602 Achieva Way, Dunedin (next to Frank's Pizza)!  

Seeing a student light up with excitement when they've learned something new or mastered a piece is so amazing! It's also wonderful to listen to students perform in our recitals, which are held at least 4 times per year. Watching students make progress each time they perform, and witnessing the pride they feel, is amazing!

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Dunedin, FL 34698
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4 Reviews


  • Kainoa Maka

    Great staff, excellent teachers, friendly and welcoming interaction with students, parents, and visitors. Prompt in teaching time.

  • Rebecca Lacy

    They are very friendly and professional

  • Shawn Hughes

    Experience has been as advertised. Good people. No surprises.

  • Carol Wiseman

    The school has great teachers who have really worked with my grandchildren to build upon their musical talents.

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What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Our instructors hold degrees from a variety of universities, including University of Tampa, University of South Florida, University of Florida, University of Miami, and more.  Several teachers are certified by the state of Florida to teach various grade level ranges.  Memberships include Music Teachers National Association, Greater Pinellas Music Teachers Association, The Royal Conservatory of Music, and National Guild of Piano Teachers. 

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

Private lessons are month to month with no semester or annual commitment.  Tuition is $30 per half hour weekly lesson and is payable on a monthly basis, in advance.  There is a one-time registration fee of $25.

How did you get started teaching?

Creative Keys Music School opened in 2002 with a goal of providing quality music education for the community.  Since then, the school has grown to an active enrollment of over 540 students and 25 teachers.  We have had the pleasure of introducing thousands of students to the world of music over the past 19 years.  

What types of students have you worked with?

Creative Keys instructors are experienced at working with students ages 5 to Adult, beginner to advanced.  Teachers collaborate with students on a personalized lesson plan that takes into account the student's goals on their instrument.  Instructors are able to work on a variety of music genres with students.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

We have had great success recently with virtual recitals as this has given students a way to work toward a goal during the pandemic.  Our Virtual showcases have been a lot of fun, with students participating on piano, guitar, voice, violin, viola, and cello.  In December, we rented the ampitheater at R.E. Olds Park in Oldsmar and had a wonderful, safe outdoor recital which went beautifully!  At all of our events, the students had a great time and enjoyed sharing their love of music with family and friends.