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Top 10 piano teachers in Salem, OR

Students agree: these Salem piano lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.


11 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Salem, OR
Patricia H. says, "Lily, my niece who is the student, is loving her lessons. Everyone in the family is very happy with this! " Read more
Nyssa's Studio Voice And Piano Lessons

Nyssa's Studio Voice And Piano Lessons

3 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves Salem, OR
Yvonne L. says, "Nyssa manages to be very professional and fun to learn from. She individualizes the piano lessons based on my experience and skill, which I am thankful for. I have already learned a lot from her." Read more
Kathleen Knauss

Kathleen Knauss

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
62+ years in business
Serves Salem, OR
My passion is to open the world of music to my students, so they may incorporate it in their lives. Music can become a catalyst for many of life's issues. If my students fall in love w/playing the piano, all the better. They can express their emotions & feeling through their skills at the piano. Several of my students have become professional pianists, music teachers in schools, & performers in their communities. I have been teaching piano since the age of 17 & have a Associate of Arts degree in music. Performing currenting in the community, playing piano & organ at several churches, & directing a church choir are some of my activities Up...
Pro-Motion Music LLC

Pro-Motion Music LLC

New on Lessons
Offers online services
44+ years in business
Serves Salem, OR
I am Dr. Jeannine Jordan and am passionate about the organ. I have spent my life teaching the skills to play this incredible instrument, serving as a church musician, and performing as a concert organist throughout the world. Sharing the joys of playing the organ is one of the highlights of my teaching life. Whether you are realizing a dream by taking organ lessons or enhancing your worship leadership skills, your lessons will be tailored to your desires and needs. I provide creative, inspired teaching in a positive and affirming environment. By listening to my students, together we design achievable goals. Technique, theory, hymn play...

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 Salem piano teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Salem area.
Corey R.
Best piano teacher around!! Great with kids!
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