Find a music lesson in Columbus, OH

Find music lessons in Columbus, OH

Find music lessons in Columbus, OH

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Find music lessons in Columbus, OH

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Top 10 music classes in Columbus, OH

Students agree: these Columbus music lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Barry Chern - Deep Roots School

Barry Chern - Deep Roots School

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Columbus, OH
Now providing live online lessons through Zoom. I have been absorbing, performing, transforming and of course teaching tradional American music forms for most of my life. My private lesson teaching has been contiuous for over 20 years now. Integrated with the traditional styles is a foundation in music theory, the key to the kingdom for ear playing and composition.
Michael's Voice Coaching

Michael's Voice Coaching

5.0Exceptional(5)
1 hire on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Columbus, OH
Yvonne W. says, "Michael is a fantastic teacher!! i have been singing for several years but never had any lessons and working with Michael has been a joyful and extremely informative experience. I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to sing!" Read more
Music By Ear And For The Heart

Music By Ear And For The Heart

5.0Exceptional(11)
Offers online services
11 hires on Lessons
Serves Columbus, OH
Jillian Y. says, "Keith teaches my 15 year old son. He has really learned a lot and progressed well from such an excellent teacher. Keith also connects with my son as a person in general which he really responds too." Read more
Holly's Piano Studio

Holly's Piano Studio

5.0Exceptional(10)
Offers online services
24+ years in business
Serves Columbus, OH
Timoth S. says, "Miss Holly makes learning piano FUN for my daughters. Kids have lots of stresses on their plates today, and Holly helps them learn to enjoy music, enjoy piano, and enjoy lessons. My daughters always leave weekly lessons with a big smile on their faces!" Read more
Austinteachesmusic.com

Austinteachesmusic.com

5.0Exceptional(13)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
34+ years in business
Serves Columbus, OH
Isabella W. says, "He is really fun, and you are encouraged to ask questions. You can also choose your own music." Read more
88 Keys Music Studio

88 Keys Music Studio

5.0(1)
1 hire on Lessons
38+ years in business
Serves Columbus, OH
Patricia R. says, "I’ m taking lessons with Katy. I really like her style" Read more
Whole Body Fitness  By Rick

Whole Body Fitness By Rick

5.0(3)
Offers online services
9+ years in business
Serves Columbus, OH
Jason M. says, "Rick is not your typical trainer. He emphasizes correct form all the time, proper breathing in the exercise, and makes sure I feel safe doing his whole body routines. He definitely has passion and confidence in what he knows and shares this freely. His gym is small, but it surprisingly is set up for everything a big gym has. Rick has been consistent the past 3 months with good workouts, follow up evals, listening to my ideas, and always making sure I understand the exercise and that I'm doing them correctly. I highly recommend Whole Body Fitness by Rick. " Read more
Guitarstudy

Guitarstudy

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Columbus, OH
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Composition and a Master's Degree in Classical Guitar Performance. I have nearly 35 years of teaching experience. I enjoy instructing enthusiastic students using the many skills I have developed through the years. Seeing students improve is a real thrill for me. I help students by developing a keen awareness of their musical interests and showing them that the solutions are not reserved for a special few but that anyone with the determination, knowledge and desire can make real headway. I have a special talent for demystifying concepts and showing exactly how one can achieve....
A Sound Pursuit

A Sound Pursuit

4.8(4)
Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Columbus, OH
Mike C. says, "Recommended" Read more

Your Music Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do music lessons cost?

Music lessons cost $40 to $90 per hour. Most teachers offer weekly lessons in order to provide regular feedback, keep students motivated, and provide enough opportunities to learn new techniques and pieces of music. More frequent lessons do not provide enough time to practice and master skills between lessons.

To save money on music lessons consider group lessons, which are often cheaper than private lessons and allow you to learn from other students. Another option is to take online lessons which tend to be more affordable than in-person lessons and can be a great way to learn from a qualified teacher that isn't local. Finally, look for scholarships or grants to help pay for music lessons.

At what age can you start music lessons?

The best age to start music lessons depends on the individual and their interests. Most experts agree that children can start learning music as early as 3 or 4 years old when they can communicate and follow instructions. There is no age that is too late to take music lessons – even seniors can benefit from learning or improving their musical skills.

Studies have shown that children who are exposed to music at an early age have better language skills, memory, and problem-solving skills. Music lessons help improve fine motor skills like hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity which are important for other activities like writing and drawing. Learning to play an instrument can also build a child's self-confidence and help to develop a child's creativity.

How long does it take to learn an instrument?

The amount of time it takes to learn an instrument depends on the instrument, the student's age, and the amount of time they practice. In general, it takes several months to a year to learn the basics of most instruments including how to read music and play basic scales and chords. With regular practice, students can expect to play simple songs within a few months.

Piano, guitar, and percussion instruments are some of the easier instruments to learn. Strings and horn instruments take a bit longer to learn. Becoming proficient at any instrument takes several years of lessons and regular practice.

Do I need an instrument at home to take music lessons?

No, you do not need an instrument at home to take music lessons, but it does make it easier to practice and improve your skills. Without an instrument at home, you will need to find an instrument to practice between lessons if you hope to improve.

Before investing in any musical instrument, you will want to talk with the music teacher to find the instrument that is right for you. Guitars are a popular instrument for beginners since they are relatively inexpensive to buy. The flute is another simple instrument to learn and is a good choice for students who want to learn to play an instrument quickly. Pianos are a more costly instrument but are a popular choice for families since everyone can enjoy playing the same instrument.

How do online music lessons work?

Online music lessons are similar to in-person lessons, only the teacher and student are not in the same physical location. Using video conferencing platforms such as Skype or Zoom, the teacher and students can communicate with each other from the privacy of their homes.

In order to take advantage of the affordable online lessons, you need a computer and internet connection with good audio and video quality to avoid frustration. The teacher and student join the video call and the lesson proceeds in the same way they would for an in-person lesson. Online music lessons require more focus and patience and are not suggested for very young students.

What questions should I ask a music teacher?

Here are some important questions you should ask a music teacher before you start taking lessons:

  • What is your teaching style?
  • What is your experience teaching music?
  • What are your rates?
  • How long are your lessons?
  • What is your availability?
  • What are your expectations for students?
  • Can you provide references from your current and past students?

How do I choose a music teacher?

Choosing a qualified music teacher is important for those wanting to learn or develop their musical skills. Find a teacher that fits your schedule, budget, and learning style by following these recommendations:

  • Look for a teacher with a degree in music or years of experience teaching your preferred instrument.
  • Make sure the teacher with a teaching style that suits you. For example, if you learn better with a more formal teacher that focuses on technique, don't choose a teacher that is more relaxed and focuses on creative, free-style playing.
  • Find a teacher that is affordable for your budget and has availability for lessons that fit your schedule.
  • Confirm that the teacher will help you reach your goals whether it is to learn a new instrument, read music, learn music theory, or just have fun.How do I choose a music teacher?

Reviews for Columbus music classes

Recent success stories from people in the Columbus area.
Ferzan A.
Very personable. Has a very good coaching style. I have only taken one lesson so far and feel very comfortable with Michael as my coach.
Michael's Voice Coaching
Sarah S.
He is very knowledgeable and patient. My daughter loves working with him. She has made great progress. Would definitely recommend him.
Music By Ear and For The Heart
Tani K.
Holly's teaching technique makes learning how to read music easier, and she introduces practice techniques at an early age which feel more like games than practice. Holly is professional and caring, and provided excellent teaching from elementary school to preparing my daughter for college entrance auditions. Now my daughter also teaches piano!
Holly's Piano Studio
David P.
Austin knows what he is doing... just love the depth of information and resources he provides in his Lessons. Theory, performance, practice tips and overall lesson objectives make this 61+ year old just love taking lessons with Austin.
austinteachesmusic.com
Sean K.
His level of energy, and overall knowledge of his skills. Also, I've never had a trainer who also integrates the mind & spirit. Very cool.
Whole Body Fitness by Rick
Karen H.
He is great. My granddaughter loves going
A Sound Pursuit
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