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Charlotte Piano Lessons

Reynolds Piano

Reynolds Piano

5.0 7 Reviews
Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to visit my profile.  Did you take piano lessons as a child and want your kids to share that same experience? Perhaps you didn't get a chance to learn when you were young and you're afraid you might be too old. Maybe you're just looking for a way to better yourself. I have good news! It's definitely not too late! I specialize in helping people of all ages discover the joy that comes from playing the piano. I have been playing the piano for 30 years and teaching for more than 20 years. I have worked as a professional musician since 1997 after graduating with a degree in music from Wheaton College.  ... View Profile
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Dparkerpiano.com

Dparkerpiano.com

5.0 5 Reviews
I have always enjoyed music and I have always enjoyed teaching, so naturally, I love my job as a private music instructor.  I have been a piano instructor since I was in high school, and while in college I was a private music tutor for all music theory courses.  As a graduate student at Ohio University, I taught private tuba lessons, and was responsible for teaching courses in music theory and ear-training/sight-singing.  While doing doctoral work at Indiana Unitversity, I was responsible for writing my own curriculum, including a workbook with accompanying audio tapes.  I had as many as six graduate assistants under my tu ... View Profile
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Childers Studio

Childers Studio

5.0 5 Reviews
Engaging, easy going, and relaxed are all used to describe Brian's teaching style. He finds ways to connect with students of all ages to make them comfortable, helping them excel and reach their full potential. Childers' Studio helps students grow into expressive and imaginative musicians.  Our lessons build technique and music literacy, providing a strong foundation for a lifetime of music making.   We provide instruction to students of all ages from young children to seasoned adults, helping you follow your dreams of learning to play piano and discover the wonders and richness music brings to life. ... View Profile
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Straight Outta Nashville: Music Lessons

Straight Outta Nashville: Music Lessons

5.0 4 Reviews
My students feel like Rock Stars! I make sure each lesson is fun and enriching. - I design clear lesson plans with goals, achievement levels, and performances. - My teaching system involves students' favorite songs so they receive academic benefits of music while playing the songs they love! - I don’'t overbook so my students get the full benefit of my energy. - Music lessons have other great benefits: Better grades, self esteem, confidence, social skills,...and more! - I consult career tips and advice to my students based on my experiences and successes as a professional touring musician! - I have seen and experienced the benefits of mu ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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Piano And Guitar Lessons, Performances By Yana Sorokina

Piano And Guitar Lessons, Performances By Yana Sorokina

5.0 3 Reviews
Yana Sorokina Pianist, guitarist, educatorBorn in Gomel, Belarus, Yana's musical life began at birth as she was surrounded by music at family gatherings. She began formal studies on piano at age seven and began to play guitar at thirteen. A complete natural, she also joined a group playing blues and rock guitar while continuing her solfeggio studies and private classical piano at a traditional Russian music school. She later attended Minsk State Linguistic University. Yana immigrated to the USA in 1999 and continued her Boogie-Woogie and Blues study with David Maxwell and explored Jazz with Harvey Diamond. She has fifteen years expe ... View Profile
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Eric Piano Lessons

Eric Piano Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Hello, I'm a piano teacher. I have been teaching piano for over 17 years. I teach beginners, intermediate and advanced.  I have been playing the piano since age of 5. Now I'm on my 28th years of experience. I have participated in a lot of albums. I definitely love to share my talents with my students. 
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Robin Antoinette's ARTS For ALL

Robin Antoinette's ARTS For ALL

5.0 1 Review
Private music lessons are offered for students ages 5 - 105.  We pride ourselves in teaching our private students in a way that caters to their individual needs and goals.  We teach with care, patience, honesty and a commitment to quality and standards. One of the great things about us is that our studio is a non-profit organization, where all proceeds go towards the support of at-risk students, and helping public and private school teachers. Robin has been teaching private lessons for over 17 years, she enjoys the process of watching her students grow as individuals and as musicians. ... View Profile
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Huntersville Music Academy

Huntersville Music Academy

5.0 1 Review
Located in the heart of Huntersville, we offer individual and group musical experiences for all ages. We specialize in private lessons for flute, guitar, piano, drum set/percussion, voice, woodwind, brass, violin, cello and Bluegrass instruments (including banjo, mandolin, bass and fiddle). Our toddler/preschool music program,Music for Little Mozarts, introduces musical learning and basic musical concepts in small classes or individual piano lessons.  ... View Profile
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Piano Lessons From A Professional Pianist

Piano Lessons From A Professional Pianist

I have been a professional pianist/keyboardist.for 20+ years. I am classically trained. I have been teaching piano for 14+ years in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Arkansas, and Charlotte, NC. I attended the Berkelee School of Performing arts where I studied concert piano and advanced Jazz Theory. I teach and perform every genre: Classical, Jazz, Latin, R nB, POP, Rock, Blues, Gospel, etc, Music is my absolute passion and I utilize all methods both conventional and unconventional to help my students maximize on their musical potential and become the best musicians they can be....... ... View Profile
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NC Music Center

NC Music Center

We provide private music lessons, small group instruction, and large ensemble music experiences to the youth of Charlotte, NC . We are proud to offer the best quality music lessons in piano, voice, violin, guitar and drums. We serve students from Charlotte, Matthews, Gastonia, Concord, Lake Norman, and most of the surrounding metro area in Charlotte. Our staff is composed of highly trained musicians and educators who care about your child’s success and are eager to help you develop your musical skills. We believe that music is an important building block to life skills such as: self discipline, self esteem, team work, cultural understan ... View Profile
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Todd Music Studio

Todd Music Studio

I play and teaches all the orchestral string instruments, all forms of guitar, electric bass, and all forms of brass instruments. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in trumpet performance from Emory and Henry College and then went on to earn a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance with a concentration in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He has performed in many ensembles throughout his career including: the New River Brass Quintet, the Symphony of the Mountains, the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, the Emory and Henry Trumpet Ensemble, the ULM symphony orchestra, the ULM Wind Ensemble, and the ULM J ... View Profile
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Piano Lessons With Patty

Piano Lessons With Patty

I have been teaching piano for over 22 years. It is a love and passion I never tire of! I teach with a comprehensive approach, incorporating early note recognition, finger exercises, theory, and general skill. I strive to make learning fun while encouraging perfection and developing a love for the piano. I teach all ages and all levels. Many of my students have gone on to major in music or teach piano themselves. Music is a gift that enriches any life with unlimited pleasure and opportunity. It is my joy to pass it on! ... View Profile
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Queen City Royal Academy Of Music LLC

Queen City Royal Academy Of Music LLC

Italian musician got her Piano and Harpsichord Master degrees at the "G. Rossini" Conservatory in Pesaro, Italy. Loves performing and bringing her students on stage to perform. Ms. Tassani has been teaching for 30 and more years in Europe and in USA. Her students attended Conservatories and Music schools around the world.
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Piedmont School Of Music & Dance

Piedmont School Of Music & Dance

Piedmont School of Music & Dance in Charlotte and Kannapolis offers each student an ideal opportunity to receive personal and customized training from their teaching artist. Whether you are interested in piano, guitar, voice, or violin we will work with you to find the instructor best suited to your individual style and musical goals.
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Noteworthy Suzuki Music

Noteworthy Suzuki Music

Suzuki piano lessons, beginner ages 4+ to advanced, parent attends with student, plays recording of Suzuki music daily at home and practices with student at home. Students perform several times a year, memorization and repetition are key to developing musicality, high standards encouraged in a positive atmosphere. Suzuki Baby and Toddler class ages 0-3 - music readiness for child with caregiver. Suzuki Early Childhood Education. www.suzukiassociation.org Noteworthy Suzuki Music on Facebook Teaching in Charlotte-(M-W) and Belmont-(Th.only)  www.noteworthynwb.webs.com  ... View Profile
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Draper's Music Lessons

Draper's Music Lessons

I have taught piano and sax lessons for 20 years.  I studied my jazz masters in New Orleans in my mid twenties and have played professionally since my first gig at Carowinds at 15 years old.  I have a degree from UNC Chapel Hill and UNCC in communciations and music performance.  My studies with over 10 doctorates of music and some of the most reknowned educators in the United States have taught me to be an effective and efficient teacher.  My professional experience and personality allow me to make music fun and interesting to my students. ... View Profile
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Onstage School Of Performing Arts

Onstage School Of Performing Arts

I am happy yourself or your child is interested in music lessons!  There are so many ways in which music enriches our lives.  Our philosophy is that no matter the age of the student, having fun is the number one component to reaching your musical goals.  All of our instructors strive to maintain a fun and relaxed atmosphere in the lessons.   We are conveniently located in Ballantyne right off of 485 and Rea Road.  At Onstage, our instructors have many years of experience teaching and performing.  Most of our instructors have earned music degrees and if not, they have demonstrated a high level of proficiency on t ... View Profile
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Irina Monks Piano Teacher

Irina Monks Piano Teacher

Russian- American trained pianist/ teacher welcomes new students to her studio. All levels and ages are welcome! Bachelor of Arts in Classical Piano, Masters of Music Pedagogy (St.Petersburg, Russia/ Charlotte, USA), a member of MTNA, church piano/organ accompanist. Various teaching methods and styles are used to suite the individual needs and abilities. Classical, Broadway, Pop, New Age, Improvisation. Pre-reading and reading for very young children. My studio is a warm, healthy environment that fosters creativity and love of music. It is a collaborative place where students play duets, ensembles, and have endless perform ... View Profile
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Lake Norman Lessons

Lake Norman Lessons

At Lake Norman Lessons, our experienced, talented, and dedicated instructors specialize in voice, piano, guitar, cello, and saxophone instruction. Our highly skilled, educated, professional instructors individually tailor each lesson to meet the growing needs of each and every arts and musical scholar. Lake Norman Lessons instructors also offer a variety of private music lessons and classes in professional studios throughout the Lake Norman, Catawba, Kannapolis, Concord and Greater Charlotte Metropolitan areas. ... View Profile
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Musik Foundations Music Studio

Musik Foundations Music Studio

I have been teaching piano and violin for over 20 years.  I love what I do, and my studio families say it shows. My teaching focuses on a strong foundation including good sight-reading skills and music theory. I believe sincerely that the arts, especially music, are an essential part of a good education; and I believe every child can learn anything with the right instruction and nurturing.
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Bee Happy Piano Lessons

Bee Happy Piano Lessons

Offering structured lessons in music theory and practice with a twist of fun.  I am a classically trained pianist and play for my church. I love all styles of music. 
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Charlotte School Of Music

Charlotte School Of Music

I own Charlotte School of Music and have been teaching since I was 16 years old. I love what I do, and I have slowly built my studio to include a total of five teachers who live all over Charlotte. We come to your home, teach in our own homes, and do Skype/FaceTime lessons (preferred method!). We are members of Music Teachers' National Association, and you can check us out at www.charlotteschoolofmusic.org. My performing website is www.jessicaborgnismusic.com if you want to check me out. Thanks!Jessica ... View Profile
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Haley Music

Haley Music

Teacher/band director for 35 years.  Master's Degree in Music Education.  Specializing in all band and orchestral instruments, as well as contemporary popular instruments (guitar, piano, bass, drum set).
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Kelsey's Keys Piano Studio

Kelsey's Keys Piano Studio

Kelsey has studied piano privately for 23 years and is a 2011 graduate of Bowling Green State University, where she received a Bachelor of Music in piano performance with a specialization in piano pedagogy. Previously a student at Cedarville University, she received two years of keyboard pedagogy training with Mrs. Connie Anderson and enjoyed private piano instruction with Dr. Charles Clevenger. After transferring to BGSU, Kelsey studied three years with Dr. Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, and was also able to serve as president of the student chapter of BG OMTA (Ohio Music Teachers Association) for the 2010-11 school year. After two years of student ... View Profile
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Charlotte Academy Of Music

Charlotte Academy Of Music

Our highest priority at CAM is equipping our students, through the beautiful vehicle of music, to have happy, fulfilling lives. We value and support our students. In our community of families, staff, and teachers we uplift one another and celebrate each other’s achievements. We believe to fully equip our students for success, we must provide an inspiring environment, proven teaching methods, outstanding facilities, exceptional teachers, a supportive staff, and a high level of communication. Through our educational opportunities, assessments, and performances we challenge and inspire our students towards greater confidence and musical ex ... View Profile
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Charlotte Star Room

Charlotte Star Room

Lessons at Star Room are taught in a Fun & Innovative way to keep you learning and growing! Train with professional artists & get tips and techniques to help you develop your voice & take you to the next level! Vocal Training: You will work hands-on in the vocal booth and develop essential skills while recording your favorite covers & original songs Instrumental Training: We offer Piano & Guitar lessons where You will work on songs of your choice and get hands-on training to help you master your instrument while having fun. Build Confidence In Yourself and Your Abilities!! Voice & Instrumental lessons benefit/improve: Commu ... View Profile
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Music.4.life

Music.4.life

Music 4 Life is a family-centered, community-oriented place to learn music that has been providing age-appropriate music education since 1993. We are proud to be one of the only music schools in Charlotte that offers musical opportunities for infants through adults. We offer a comfortable, nurturing environment where our personable staff gets to know your family and students beyond just their musical interests. Students often start in Kindermusik before moving on to piano, guitar, violin, percussion, or wind instruments, eventually playing music with others in one of our age appropriate Jam Bands. Hours based on appointments made. Contact us ... View Profile
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Kristen's Classical Piano Lessons

Kristen's Classical Piano Lessons

Over 15 years classically trained piano, Suzuki method and alt/progressive rock (Tori Amos, Enya, Coldplay, Nora Jones, etc.) Music theory, ear training and composition.
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Dorsett Piano Studio

Dorsett Piano Studio

I teach in my home studio and also in a local school of music. Each student is taught the basics of music reading, and how to interpret the dynamic marks, tempo markings, and other music words the composer used to indicate how the music is to be performed. We use computer studies to enhance the study of all music. Contact me now so we can get you started!
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Charlotte Piano Lessons

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Piano lessons have been, and continue to be, both taught and learned throughout the world. It is a commonly held belief that taking piano lessons should be started at a very early age. It is also believed that taking piano lessons has to involve examinations in combination with constant practice. While living in Charlotte, NC, starting out as a beginner, it can take years and even decades to play like Maxim. Do you think these beliefs are true? Which of them is just a myth?

Myth 1: I Can’t Make Lots of Mistakes
The truth is, you will likely not be having piano lessons if you already know how to play Canon in D. Most teachers will teach you by starting with the basics and if they are a good teacher, they will let you learn by making mistakes. It actually helps to fix the problems.

For instance, fingering – eye movement – and other practice come along when you hit the beat. If you worry about making mistakes, then how are you going to play it well? Don’t be distracted by the fact that your teacher will point out your mistakes, because that’s what they are supposed to do. They do it to improve your piano skills. It is important to have self-confidence and not be afraid of making mistakes because practice makes perfect. It does.

Myth 2: I Should Have Started Piano Lessons When I Was Six
According to the personal experiences of many people who learned piano a little bit later in life, this is an incorrect perspective. If you have the will and the passion to learn, nothing can stop you from playing piano. Of course, a child may learn faster due to their natural ability to focus, but children don’t necessarily have the burning desire of an adult who decides to take piano lessons. At the Charlotte, NC Academy, many adults are actually beginners. While some begin to pick up the previous lesson where they left off; some adults are just getting started.

Myth 3: I Have to Learn Physical Technique Before I Am Able to Play Music
Accuracy is by far one of the most important aspects, but there are other things that are also important - and you will need a lot of practice. Interpreting the repertoire might not come in a day but you can learn it by doing it over and over. Fingering technique is learned while you play the music. It comes naturally as you blend in the music with your expression. There are indeed, difficulty levels but that should not be a barrier.

Myth 4: Long Sessions Will Make You Learn Faster
This is not true. The longer you learn, the more information your brain has to try to process in a day. The best way is to learn is to study 30 minutes per day and practice the new things you learned that day before the next meeting.

Myth 5: An Online Directory Will Never Find You a Good Teacher
This is not true. In Charlotte, NC for instance, lessons.com has accepted many applicants of students and teachers for piano lessons and they have testified how satisfied they are to finally meet the right teacher.
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