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Austin Piano Lessons

Sam’s Studio

Sam’s Studio

4.9 (16)
Not company owned or operated, I stand to provide music education at exactly what that means - teaching music. Not just notes or rhythm, but the true meaning behind music. Although I have trained classically for over 16 years and am well versed in reading music and the like, i’ve learned to put far more emphasis on not only reading music, but playing as it was intended. This is a knowledge I intend to pass down to my students. 
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Dr. Saida Kafarova Piano Studio

Dr. Saida Kafarova Piano Studio

5.0 (6)
Graduate of Moscow Conservatory and University of Texas at Austin, I offer American and Russian methods of piano pedagogy to students of all ages who can read music, starting at age 5 to adults. I constantly and tirelessly work on true musicianship through developing unsurpassed technical skills in my students. This allows them to successfully embark on pieces with any technical and musical challenges. I motivate my students by demonstrating them an efficient and fruitful practicing techniques during lessons, so they know how to practice on their own. I focus students' attention on creating beautiful sound, tone, perfect rhythm and timing f ... View Profile
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Julian Acosta Music

Julian Acosta Music

5.0 (4)
I understand the aspects of music and the importance of the steps necessary to connect with music. I'm an artist, teacher, and recording & touring musician. Currently I am a music ambassador for the City of Austin. There is so much professional knowledge that I get to share with people and make music relatable and a personable experience.
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 (3)
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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Paula Maya Piano Lessons

Paula Maya Piano Lessons

5.0 (3)
I am a piano teacher based in Austin, TX. I started teaching in Rio de janeiro, the city where I was born, 30 years ago. After I moved to the USA, I taught private piano lessons in Seattle for many years, where I was also invited to teach music workshops at the EMP Museum, now called Museum of Pop Culture. I moved to Austin in 2011. I like to include basic voice training/ ear training in the lessons, as it's very helpful to any musician. It's important to connect your internal voice to what you are playing so it doesn't become a purely mechanical and mental activity. Another one of my passions is to guide my students who are composers and ... View Profile
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Dr. Carlos Quesada Piano Studio

Dr. Carlos Quesada Piano Studio

5.0 (3)
If you are interested in taking piano lessons please do not hesitate to contact me. I have experience teaching beggining and advance students of any age.  I have a Teaching Diploma and a Concert Diploma from the Conservatoire Neuchâtelois in Switzerland, a  Postgraduate Diploma and a Master from the Royal Northern College of Music in England, and a Doctoral degree in Music Performance from UT Austin.  My  teaching experience includes an interim faculty position at the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica and a Graduate Teaching Assistantship at UT Austin. I am currently a freelance pianist, I teach at the Au ... View Profile
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Sarah's Studio

Sarah's Studio

5.0 (3)
I love music and teaching students to perform at an accelerated level. I'm very patient. I have a psychology background and do well with students of different abilities. (ADD, ADHD, Spectrum, LD) I have several adult students and enjoy working with everyone. Flute performance degree, 15+ years experience. Active in Austin District Music Teachers Association. sarahwagstaff.com
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Gfire's Piano, Singing, Folk Guitar, & Songwriting Lessons

Gfire's Piano, Singing, Folk Guitar, & Songwriting Lessons

5.0 (3)
I am a professional singer/songwriter and music teacher in Austin, Texas, "the live music capital of the world!" I have sung and played piano since age 3, and I got my Bachelor's Degree in Music from the University of Maryland, College Park. I love using all of my 20 years of experience teaching music to help my students learn to play piano and sing. I teach mastery of the piano at all levels, from beginning to advanced. Beginners can experience a lot of confidence by learning to master easy songs, and intermediate and advanced players can "put the icing on the cake" - learning how to build musical nuances and how to choose repertoire that su ... View Profile
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Wilson School Of Strings

Wilson School Of Strings

5.0 (2)
We are completely family owned and run. Our family enjoys teaching kids about music, and we are building both musicians and friendships. Our classes are fun and kids learn something new each week. Many of our students can choose to learn multiple instruments at once in our classes. In addition, our weekly jam sessions and monthly concerts keep everyone practicing and motivated! We have been teaching full time for 10 years, and in Cedar Park for almost 3.  ... View Profile
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Mat Oldiges - Piano, Drums, Vocals, Songwriting, Recording.

Mat Oldiges - Piano, Drums, Vocals, Songwriting, Recording.

5.0 (2)
I teach classically with a spin to help learn harmonies and scales quickly.  Develop a relationship with the instrument first. Be able to read sheet music and write your own tunes in just a few lessons. I am a performing musician with a ton of credentials including albums, radio plays, music videos and more. I can teach from the ground up. I am willing and able to produce professional albums for students as well as music videos.  ... View Profile
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Austin Piano & Strings

Austin Piano & Strings

5.0 (2)
I graduated Magna Cum Laude from North Texas State University (now UNT) in Denton, TX. I am a member of Texas Federation of Music Clubs. They host an annual competition in which most of my students choose to participate. I have been teaching in Austin for 25 years. Prior to that I lived in Denton, TX and taught as a graduate assistant at Texas Woman's University. I am open to teaching all styles and really try to tailor lessons to fit the needs and desires of the individual student.               I have taught special needs students .. ADD, autistic, blind (but I am not by any means an expert in any of those ... View Profile
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Playosity

Playosity

5.0 (1)
My name is Leo Silva. I've been a musician for 27 years and teaching for 14 years and I still continue to pursue all things concerning music with the same passion, perseverance, and love I had at the beginning of my music career. I received my formal training at Texas State University where I studied Classical guitar and Music Education while also playing in Hard Rock bands in San Antonio. While still in college, I started teaching music privately to help pay for my education. I soon found myself with a successful business and decided to focus on it full time. After many years of teaching, I thought what if I could establish an ... View Profile
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Round Rock Music

Round Rock Music

5.0 (1)
Round Rock Music is staffed with individuals who are experienced, talented musicians and teachers who love playing and teaching music. And, we love our students! We focus on their individuals needs and talents to bring out their best and to help them to acheive the musical goals they and their parents have. Established in March of 2010, Round Rock Music was born from the idea that the east side of Round Rock needed a close, convenient place to get their music lessons! ... View Profile
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Ted Hall Music Lessons

Ted Hall Music Lessons

5.0 (1)
I started playing guitar at the age of 8 years old. I have been a Music teacher now since the age of 15.. I have taught 1000's of students and inspired people of all ages to learn a musical instrument & share the joys of playing Music!!!  
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Austin Music Lessons

Austin Music Lessons

5.0 (1)
I can help you achieve your musical goals effectively; get the most out of your practice time; have fun and learn to play or sing correctly without having to rely on a teacher or a recording. How wonderful it is to be able to pick up any piece of music, understand it, and play it well!!!! If studying with THE BEST teacher available matters to you; you have come to the right place! REVIEWS "A very fine teacher and performer..."Julius Baker, Principal Flute, New York Philharmonic "One of the best teachers in the country!"Jim Walker, Principal Flute, Los Angeles Philharmonic "Excellent college preparatory piano instruction!"Ray Santisi, Profe ... View Profile
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Jan Seides Music Studio

Jan Seides Music Studio

5.0 (1)
I teach all ages, go to my students, and also teach at my own location if that is preferred.  I have degrees in music and many years experience coaxing the best musicianship from each student. I teach piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, theory, composition, songwriting, and performance. I am a performing songwriter myself.
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Esteban Alvarez Music

Esteban Alvarez Music

5.0 (1)
Esteban Alvarez was born and raised in San Jose, Costa Rica. His passion for music began at the age of 9 when his father brought home a small electronic keyboard. Fascinated by this, Esteban started to play by ear and to compose simple melodies. A year later Esteban began his music studies with Prof. Omar Arroyo. At the age of 18 Esteban began his studies in Physics as well as Music at the University of Costa Rica, where he learned the basics of classical music. At the age of 20, he was selected to arrange and conduct the music for the Escazu Folk-Music band at the SIVO Music Festival celebrated in Central Europe. A year later, he was awarded ... View Profile
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I HEART MUSIC!

I HEART MUSIC!

5.0 (1)
I teach beginning piano, voice, songwriting and composition. Whether you're young or old, music is something everyone enjoys, and why not learn how to sing, play, write or compose? I find joy in all of these things as well as teaching people to make their own music.   I have taught off and on for 15 years, am a soloist, songwriter and composer, play for churches and have had a number of original songs performed and/or recorded.  My passion is igniting the passion inside my students and watching them find their niche. ... View Profile
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The Opera Lady

The Opera Lady

Piano and Voice lessons, ages 4 to adult. Website: www.operalady.com  The goals of my studio are to provide a fun and musical environment to motivate the student to become the best musician they can be. Whether the goal is to learn the basic concepts of music theory, playing or singing for your own enjoyment, developing performance technique, public speaking, preparing for a music career through the college process, maintaining neuroplasticity, or generally feeling more confident - our time together will be spent developing these traits. My teaching style is a more collaborative approach, therefore, I tailor lessons to each student's goa ... View Profile
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Red Leaf School Of Music

Red Leaf School Of Music

I am incredibly excited to be settled in Austin. Originally from Chicago, I've traveled extensively, playing music and learning from all of these experiences. Most recently, I was a musical director for Second City Theatricals, providing music and sound design for sketch and improvisational comedy shows. I have had the opportunity to work with many talented and famous comedians, including some now featured on Saturday Night Live and national television commercials. I received a degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where I played in the 1st jazz band (guitar), 1st jazz combo (piano), classical guitar quartet, and an orig ... View Profile
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Austin Center For Musical Excellence

Austin Center For Musical Excellence

The Austin Center for Musical Excellence offers piano lessons in Cedar Park, TX, and is convenient to Leander and Northwest Austin. Whether it’s picking up piano lessons where you left off, getting your children started on a lifetime skill, or starting anew with a brand new hobby, the Austin Center for Musical Excellence is dedicated to making your and your children’s engagement with piano fun! We are in Cedar Park, right on the edge of Cedar Park and Austin near Lakeline Mall. We are convenient to Cedar Park neighborhoods such as Buttercup Creek, Oakwood Glen, Shenandoah, Anderson Mill West, as well as being near Anderson Mill, and not too ... View Profile
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International Studio Of Music

International Studio Of Music

Lillian Simmons is the owner-teacher. She is a native Cuban. She studied piano in her youth for nine years at the International Conservatory of Music and at the Raisa Olivé Musical Institute in Havana, Cuba. She completed two years of college with an Education major at University of New Orleans. The studio is located in the Chisholm Valley neighborhood in Round Rock, close to La Frontera. Member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers, Teacher Division of American College of Musicians, USA; and Music Teachers National Association ... View Profile
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Jflo's Piano And Voice Lessons!

Jflo's Piano And Voice Lessons!

I graduated from the University of North Texas in Denton with my Bachelor of Arts and a voice concentration. I am classically trained but love writing my own music for piano and voice and have a "sultry tone" to my voice. I have been playing piano since I was about 3, and learned mostly by ear. I teach basic-intermediate piano and voice lessons. For piano lessons we will focus on scales, rhythm, meter and the circle of fifths as well as being more musical with the piece that we are focusing on. For voice lessons we will focus on breathing exercises, warm-up techniques, confidence, posture, hydration, spinning air, dynamics and lyric transla ... View Profile
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Austin Piano Tutor

Austin Piano Tutor

To provide my piano students the highest quality piano instruction available in Austin Texas, but at an affordable rate. As a piano teacher located in Westlake Hills Texas since 1983, I treat each of my piano students as individuals with patience and respect. My goal is to make sure all my piano students will always love music but will never have to relearn anything once they study with me. They will be given the proper habits from the start. ... View Profile
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Austin Music Explorations

Austin Music Explorations

Hi, I'm Adam. I am a vocal, piano, and guitar coach in Austin, TX. I earned my music degree in jazz studies from Indiana University, and have over 6 years of teaching experience. Each of my students is unique and has an exciting story to tell--and I want to help you tell yours! It's very important to me that I tailor my lessons to each student and help you accomplish your goals. My lessons are fast-paced and upbeat, so we'll do a lot more playing than talking. I'll even show you how to have fun with the "boring" stuff! Weekly lesson times are available -- either in my home studio or in the comfort of your own home. Please feel free to co ... View Profile
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Gordon Sparber Piano Studio

Gordon Sparber Piano Studio

I teach classical piano. I began teaching when I was a graduate student in the conservatory. When I began teaching piano, I was playing recitals both as a soloist and in collaboration with singers and instrumentalists. At the time I was also the pianist in the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra. I have lived in several cities, and since moving to Austin, TX, I have been teaching at several local private music studios as well as my own at home. The classical repertory historically has provided the instructional basis for all great musicians. The ways in which the great composers have expanded and enriched the musical capabilities of the piano,/ real ... View Profile
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Russian Overtones

Russian Overtones

Routed in rudimentary foundation for professional performance, Russian Overtones' teaching style focuses on posture, hand and finger positioning, as well as the essential mechanics for the ultimate professional performance technique. The philosophy of teaching is grounded in the education process itself, with all it's both foundation and otherwise performing practice need. We offer Trinity, London College program, a College prep program, which allows to earn University credits for all of our students' Liberal and Fine Arts' classes towards their future education and careers. Our students participate in Local and International piano compe ... View Profile
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Out Of This World Music School

Out Of This World Music School

Take your musical ability beyond the stars of your imagination with a musical education that is tailored to your tastes and styles in music! Learn gradually while playing to real songs that you already enjoy in your life. Out of this World Music School is a place where music meets imagination. A one of kind music school, our students learn in unique studios hand designed to inspire the artist within. With a reputation for outstanding recitals and achievement in music, the school has expanded to two locations (Austin and Pflugerville) and includes some of the best instructors the world has to offer! We are all out of this world and our missio ... View Profile
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S.M.A.R.T. Piano Studio

S.M.A.R.T. Piano Studio

Hi there, my name is Zina Semenova. I am a founder of S.M.A.R.T. piano studio. In my studio, I teach private piano as well as music theory, solfege, and ear training subjects individually or in a small group setting. I was born in a family of musicians in Russia and growing up, was surrounded by music. In addition to a public school, from the age 7 to 15, I went to music school and studied piano, choir, music theory, ear training, music literature as well as took private vocal lessons. Later I graduated from College of Arts with a Pedagogical Degree in Music and Novosibirsk State Conservatory with an advanced Specialist Degree. In my teachi ... View Profile
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Elizabeth Sullivan Instrumental Classes

Elizabeth Sullivan Instrumental Classes

Ms. Elizabeth Sullivan is going into her third year of teaching elementary music in the Austin Independent School District. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music (Class of 2014), where she studied Music Education and Psychology. Her primary instrument is the upright bass, and she has been playing for over fourteen years. Ms. Sullivan loves to sing and play many other instruments such as: drums, guitar, piano, saxophone, and trombone. Her most memorable performance so far was playing the trombone in the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Parade with the Boston College Marching Band. Elizabeth has been teaching for 6+ years concurrently wit ... View Profile
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Gfire's Piano Lessons

Gfire Mayo · Austin, TX


What or who inspired you to start teaching?

To be honest, I am a singer/songwriter and I wanted a day job that would still be in my field of music.

What do you love most about your job?

I love seeing and hearing students make progress and learn to sing, play piano, play guitar, and write songs.

What types of students have you worked with?

My youngest piano student is 3, and the oldest I have worked with so far is 87. I teach all levels - beginning, intermediate, and advanced - on singing, piano, and songwriting, and I teach folk guitar as well. Some of my students are professionals who tour, some are aspiring professionals, some are in choirs or do open mics or act in amateur or semi-pro productions, and a lot of students just want to have fun and learn to sing and play and write for their own enjoyment.

Tell us about your passion for teaching

I enjoy being the "cool" singing and piano teacher - I know what is necessary for good playing and singing and writing, since I have loads of real-world experience, and I only teach the techniques that are the best and most productive.

What advice would you give aspiring students?

Make a list of your goals. Be willing to practice a minimum of 3 times in between lessons. Be patient and don't expect instant results but rather a long term progress. It generally takes a minimum of 2 years of study to achieve mastery on any instrument (including the voice) or in songwriting.