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Top 10 piano teachers in Pittsburgh, PA

Students agree: these Pittsburgh piano lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
G4 Guitar School Pittsburgh

G4 Guitar School Pittsburgh

5.0Exceptional(31)
Offers online services
61 hires on Lessons
25+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Mara A. says, "He is a great teacher! He's always ready to explore the music that my son is interested in and provides opportunities to learn how to improvise and play with other musicians. My son has been learning so much from him and has received much encouragement. We're so pleased to have found G4 Guitar!" Read more
Hoyt Music Lessons

Hoyt Music Lessons

5.0(2)
2 hires on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
I am a pianist and church organist located in the Pittsburgh area. I have been teaching for the past 2 years, and I love passing on the joy I have for music. I am a graduate of Grove City college, having directed a choir, accompanied other music students, and performed as a soloist with the college orchestra. Areas of expertise include piano, voice, and organ lessons, as well as music theory lessons and tutoring.
The Music Note

The Music Note

New on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
The Music Note is a highly esteemed company located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and serving in the surrounding areas. The company's primary focus is on providing premier music-related services, catering to a wide range of clientele. The Music Note is renowned for its dedication to quality and customer satisfaction, making it a preferred choice for many.
Governess Topsy

Governess Topsy

New on Lessons
Offers online services
15+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Governess Topsy, a Music Educationist and Therapist. I am an instructor for violin, piano, recorder and voice. Over the years, I have been working with different categories of people to achieve their musical goals. Music has been proven to improve the mental, social and physical well being of individuals. As a result, I apply different teaching methodologies to cater for the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domain of individuals. I also prepare individuals for professional Examinations such as LCM, ABRSM and others. Making me your choice instructor guarantees a successful musical journey/career.
James McGavern

James McGavern

New on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
I am a freelance songwriter looking to express what I have learned. I am not famous but I am good and I am honest and I will tell you straight and you will learn a easy and fun way to enjoy and pefect your skills. I am also a pianist and vocalist and I have the resources to help your learning experience. I have 30 plus years of experience in music I love the creativity I can express through music and I would like to share it with others. It is quite a "head rush" per say to see someone learn something that you taught them how to do!...
Biggs Piano Lessons

Biggs Piano Lessons

New on Lessons
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Im a part time working musician in Pgh. My students learn music theory, technical excersizes and a choice of whatever song they would like to learn (just one in the beginning) and a song choice that I present to them along with some artists that I feel they have a strong influence I enjoy a an eager student ,that shows enthusiasm for the piano, Im hoping I can pass on my knowledge and experience to a student so they can be adventurous in all their future musical endeavors
Cerveris Piano Studio

Cerveris Piano Studio

5.0(1)
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Rita M. says, "Dr. Cerveris is a master teacher and performer, especially gifted as an interpreter of Chopin's nuance, Satie's humour, Schumann's range of moods, and Debussy's imagery. His teaching stems from that rare combination of proficiency and sensitivity that is difficult to find in a solo artist. For the serious student of classical literature, the seasoned performer needing to hone a program, or the budding musician preparing for college auditions, you will benefit immensely from the expert tutelage of Dr. Michael Cerveris. " Read more
Pittsburgh Music Academy, Inc

Pittsburgh Music Academy, Inc

New on Lessons
28+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Founded in 1996, The Pittsburgh Music Academy draws on its vast experience to offer top-notch music education to the communities around Carnegie, Pittsburgh, and surrounding areas. The academy provides both private and group lessons in a variety of instruments including violin, viola, cello, flute, guitar, and piano. Their highly trained faculty members, many of whom specialize in the Suzuki Method, offer supplementary lessons in music theory and composition, along with opportunities to perform in recitals and concerts. With over 300 students, they cater to all ages and skill levels.
Berkenpas Piano Studio

Berkenpas Piano Studio

New on Lessons
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
Berkenpas Piano Studio, located in Bellevue, Pennsylvania, is a renowned establishment dedicated to fostering musical talent. They provide personalized piano lessons, tailoring their approach to fit each student's unique needs and learning style. Their comprehensive services are available to all music enthusiasts in Bellevue and the surrounding areas. They've been committed to nurturing a love for music and advancing piano skills for many years, making them a trusted local choice.
N Stuff Music

N Stuff Music

New on Lessons
56+ years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
N Stuff Music, a family-owned business since 1968, is Pittsburgh's ultimate destination for instruments and pro sound needs. They offer an impressive selection of major brands for guitars, keyboards, drums, and more, along with pro sound and recording gear. From sound and lighting rentals to in-store lessons for various instruments, N Stuff Music provides a comprehensive range of services. They are known for their competitive prices and personal touch, going above and beyond to foster a sense of community among Pittsburgh musicians.

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 Pittsburgh piano teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Pittsburgh area.
Chris S.
Monty is patient and flexible . Very good teacher .
G4 Guitar School Pittsburgh
Dawn P.
He was so kind, gentle, creative, and able to meet each of my children at their different levels with ease. He engaged them so much!
Hoyt Music Lessons
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