Find a piano teacher in Houston, TX

Find piano lessons in Houston, TX

Find piano lessons in Houston, TX

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Top 10 piano teachers in Houston, TX

Students agree: these Houston piano lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Melodic Ivory Studio

Melodic Ivory Studio

9 hires on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Houston, TX
Nick M. says, "Although I met her only for introductory session, she was able to quickly make a good assessment of my level and give good direction how to proceed with my piano goals. Thanks Laurie." Read more
Symphony Music Academy

Symphony Music Academy

Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Houston, TX
Lisa says, "Georgina is amazing!" Read more
The Dormouse

The Dormouse

New on Lessons
2+ years in business
Serves Houston, TX
The Dormouse, located in Houston, Texas, offers comprehensive music instruction on all band and orchestra instruments, piano, and percussion/drum set. Established to provide both class and individual instruction in reading music, theory, and improvisation, it also offers college prep tutoring in various music-related subjects. Moreover, they provide space for rehearsals, read-throughs, meetings, recitals, and small performances. This women-owned business prides itself on its involvement in community events.
Virtuosi Piano School

Virtuosi Piano School

7 hires on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Houston, TX
Jim T. says, "I have only had two lessons but Wayland is very patient with my lack of left hand/right hand coordination. " Read more

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 Houston piano teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Houston area.
Christine V.
Ms. Bruckner is very kind and patient with my kids. We have seen a tremendous improvement in their piano skills in such a short period of time, and couldn’t be happier. Ms. Bruckner truly cares about her students, and that makes a big difference.
Symphony Music Academy
Kelly S.
This is my third attempt at learning how to play the piano and this time I'm loving it! It's all because of Wayland! He is an outstanding teacher. I've learned more about piano in the last 6 months than I ever have before. I would highly recommend Wayland as a piano teacher.
Virtuosi Piano School
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