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Top 10 piano teachers in Alexandria, VA

Students agree: these Alexandria piano lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Sikkelee Piano Studio

Sikkelee Piano Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Alexandria, VA
Carol has been Organist and Assistant Director since 2000. Carol has served as organist/choirmaster in churches in North Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, with long tenures at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church and Washington Hebrew Congregation in Washington, DC. Carol has led efforts here at First Church to produce benefit concerts to aid New Orleans and the Gulf Coast after Katrina; Haiti after the earthquake; and most recently, Japan and the USA after the earthquake, tsunami, tornadoes and floods. Many of the finest musicians in the metropolitan area have participated in these concerts. Carol studied with Harold Andre...
Lezhnev Piano Studio

Lezhnev Piano Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
5+ years in business
Serves Alexandria, VA
Teaching piano is my passion. I teach all levels and age groups (4-85). I have a Masters of Music in Piano Performance from George Mason University and also studied privately at Peabody Institute and with renowned concert pianists in Washington DC, Austria, and Germany. I performed at the Kennedy Center, the French Embassy, and many local venues.
Pianolessonskyline.com

Pianolessonskyline.com

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Alexandria, VA
Lola A. About Your Teacher Lola is a trained concert pianist and teacher. Born in the central Asian nation of Tajikistan, she started to play the piano at age 5. Attending a special school for gifted and talented kids for 11 years, Lola played in many regional competitions and ultimately with world-reknowned pianist Eugeniy Kissin. Lola now has been teaching piano for more then 15 years, using a special method developed after years of experience teaching children and teens. She is a member of the Music Teacher National Association. Lola takes a personal interest in each child or teen she teaches, working to help each one discover his or...
Joseph Inman

Joseph Inman

5.0Exceptional(6)
52+ years in business
Serves Alexandria, VA
Karen K. says, "Very skilled, warm and patient teacher. Great with adult students who want to add piano to their busy lives." Read more
Michael Noble Piano Lessons

Michael Noble Piano Lessons

5.0(1)
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Alexandria, VA
Emily says, "Michael has been an incredibly helpful and accommodating teacher. Patient and considerate, he has given me step by step instructions in our lessons. I began with a few lessons and ended up wanting to add another and another. As a teacher he has gone above and beyond to support and educate me in each and every session! " Read more
AnnaMaria Mottola

AnnaMaria Mottola

New on Lessons
Offers online services
21+ years in business
Serves Alexandria, VA
Hi, I’m AnnaMaria! I just retired from being the pianist in residence at the White House where I performed all styles of music for 20 years. I love teaching any style of music from classical to jazz, rock, gospel and beyond. Let’s see what you’d like to create!

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 Alexandria piano teachers

Recent success stories from people in the Alexandria area.
Arina
Ideal instructor in so many way! Able to tailor lessons to my particular needs and tastes (mostly baroque) though he encourages me to push beyond my meager abilities. As an aging baby boomer myself, I am so happy to find someone who has allowed me to accomplish a lifelong dream: to play better than I did when I took lessons as a kid. Joe emphasizes good technique but still makes lessons fun. Definitely 5 stars!
Joseph Inman
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