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adult piano lessons

“The piano keys are black and white, but they sound like a million colors in your mind.”
– Maria Cristina Mena

no talent is required!

You are a grown-up, but that doesn’t mean you have to behave like one. We are proud to boast a diverse and active enrollment of adult learners of all ages, personalities and backgrounds. Through our patented and trademarked methodology, we can guarantee that you will play the piano through reading music.

We want you to make music for your own enjoyment. We are not going to force you to spend hours per day playing scales and exercises, nor do we think that only songs written before 1750 are those of any importance. Our students, no matter their age, are always more important than the music they are playing. We will help you succeed on your terms with materials that are both engaging and educational for you. A great song is a great song, no matter who wrote it.

In short, it’s all about you! You’re a big kid now, and you deserve better. And yes, you deserve to have fun along the way.

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adult sampler for beginners

We teach even old dogs new tricks! If you look at a page of music and go “huh?”, then this is the class for you! Whether you are 23 or 103, we have literally written the book to get you started, and have almost 50 years of experience and success to back us up.

This class for adult beginners is a 6-week course that meets once per week with an emphasis on learning the building blocks of reading music while playing the piano for your own enjoyment. No previous knowledge is required or expected. We can start your private six-week session at any time, and the cost is $175 which includes all books and materials. No piano is required for this class, but at least a keyboard is highly suggested.

(FYI, our current oldest beginning student is over 90…it is never too late.)

adult sampler – “I used to play piano”

Been awhile? Bad experience as a child? Were you a brat about practicing when you were young? You are not alone, and we have a class for you, too! As a version of our Adult Sampler classes, we will refresh what you knew as well as present new skills with a grown-up slant (and no judgment). This class is $195 for the six classes (music included) and is scheduled around you; so a short meeting is encouraged before you start. You’ll want to practice for this one, so a piano (acoustic or digital) is necessary.

private lessons

Private lessons for adults offers the most customization and flexibility for your abilities. Private lessons are scheduled 30 minutes per week and are billed as monthly tuition of $139/month, which includes all books and materials. As our students in private lessons require a variety of music in many different styles, this flexibility allows your tuition to remain consistent as you progress into more complex materials. Whether a beginner or an adult returning to the piano, these lessons are the most adaptable to your abilities and are designed to help you meet your personal goals; so a short preliminary meeting is suggested. A piano is required to achieve the full benefit of private lessons.


how can I fit piano lessons into my busy schedule?
We are accommodating! We schedule lessons from  2:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Monday – Friday and can also schedule lessons on Saturday at our Worthington location. If necessary, we can reschedule lessons, too.

what if I can’t practice very much?
No problem. Let us know how much time you have to practice, and we will show you what to do to make the most progress in the least amount of time. We will make sure we practice enough in your lesson that you know exactly what to do when you get home.

I travel a lot. can I still take lessons?
Sure! Our office manager is a terrific resource. We can reschedule your lesson for the week before or the week after your scheduled time. Extended trip? Give us a call and see what we can work out.

i am not ready for a long-term commitment. Can I try it?
Of course. Our adult conservatory sampler allows you to “try before you buy” by purchasing a 6-week Adult Sampler session.

i’d like to take lessons with my spouse, partner or friend, can I?
Sounds fun! We can design a custom class based on nearly any situation. We even offer group happy hour lessons, wine included (in moderation of course) if you’d like.


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