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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Irvine Piano Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Amber Chiang - Singer/Songwriter Voice/Piano Instructor

Amber Chiang – Singer/Songwriter Voice/Piano Instructor is a music studio located in Irvine, California. Amber Chiang is a professional singer/songwriter as well as voice and piano instructor, with 20 years of piano and voice experience. Amber Chiang holds a bachelor of music education degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and has appeared as a jazz soloist in multiple venues around the world. Amber Chiang welcomes students of all ages, teaching proper breathing technique, intonation, song interpretation, music reading, music theory, and more. Amber Chiang offers half-hour or hourlong music lessons from her studio or in clients’ homes. Clients praise Amber Chiang for her enthusiasm and patience and her holistic manner of teaching.

Christy's Piano Instruction

Christy’s Piano Instruction is a private music studio in Lake Forest, California, that offers fun, easy, and high-quality piano lessons for children and adults of all levels in all varieties of music. The business provides tailored classes to match individuals’ needs and pace, allowing students to bring their own desired repertoire. Christy is experienced in working with student on the autism disorder spectrum and studied music technology and piano improvisation. Clients praise Christy for her inspirational teaching, connection to both kids and adults, and ability to make music classes interesting and fun.

Lake Forest, CA 92630


Dancing Keys Music Studio

Dancing Keys Music Studio, located in Irvine, California, is a piano studio that offers to teach students to learn to play piano the easy way through Australian-developed Simply Music and the Play-A-Story methods. Dancing Keys Music Studio’s core values include creativity, innovation, responsibility, and music as a lifelong companion. Dancing Keys Music Studio aims to make students of all ages play great sounding contemporary, blues, classical, and accompaniment pieces from their very first lessons. Clients praise Dancing Keys Music Studio for helping kids enjoy playing, and their fun and for their intuitive piano teaching method. Dancing Keys Music Studio offers a free introductory session for first-time students.

Fresh Start Piano Studio

Fresh Start Piano Studio is a private music studio located in Irvine, California that offers group and private piano lessons for children and adults. Fresh Start Piano Studio’s philosophy is to nurture students to become critical thinkers and independent learners so that they can continue to love, progress in, and enjoy piano on their own for the rest of their lives. Kevin Kao, owner and director of Fresh Start Piano Studio, earned a bachelor of music in piano performance at California State University Long Beach and a master of music in piano performance from San Diego State University. Clients praise Fresh Start Piano Studio for their thorough and instructive teaching, which builds a solid music foundation for kids.

Julie Carmona Studios

Julie Carmona Studios is a private piano studio located in Orange, California that works with first-time through long-time piano players to help students discover or rediscover the joy of keys and strings. Julie Carmona of Julie Carmona Studios sees music study as language acquisition and believes that music study is an education for life, encouraging students to practice regularly and expecting students to work hard, think, and participate in the teaching and learning process. Julie Carmona graduated from California State University Long Beach in 1985 and taught piano for 25 years. She is a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California, as well as ASCAP.

Orange, CA 92865


Kaffee Mimun, D.M.A.

Kaffee Mimun, D.M.A. is a private harp and piano studio located in Fullerton, California. Kaffee Mimun of Kaffee Mimun, D.M.A. is an active musician who performs, teaches, writes, and arranges music in Orange County, as well as a teacher at the Orange County High School of the Arts. Kaffee Mimun received her bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Oklahoma City University, then earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts in harp performance at the University of Southern California, studying with harpist JoAnn Turovsky. Kaffee Mimun, D.M.A. offers weekly private music lessons to students aged 6-80, two annual student recitals, preparation for music examinations such as Certificate of Merit and ABRSM, and opportunities to participate in music competitions.

Yorba Linda, CA 92886


Marzaroli Piano Studios

Marzaroli Piano Studios is a private music studio founded in 1983 by the Marzaroli family in Glendale, California. Marzaroli Piano Studios believes in teaching the joy of music, and that love and joy of music is an essential part of music education. Marzaroli Piano Studios offers private piano lessons for all ages, starting as young as two and a half years old. Marzaroli Piano Studios offers performance opportunities throughout the year including festivals, recitals, workshops, yearly examinations through the American College of Musicians and the Certificate of Merit program, as well as Adult Student Piano Workshops and master classes for all students.

Tustin, CA 92782


Ms. Lily's Piano Studio

Ms. Lily’s Piano Studio is a private music studio located in Irvine, California that offers piano lessons for beginners through advanced students. Ms. Lily’s Piano Studio offers biannual recitals, as well as opportunities to participate in piano competitions, festivals, and Certificate of Merit testing. Lily Yuan of Ms. Lily’s Piano Studio began her piano career at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China, and continued her education at the University of Toronto, earning a master’s degree in music and piano pedagogy. She has performed in concerts at Carnegie Hall and in recitals for presidents and dignitaries. Lily Yuan has 25 years of teaching experience, teaching students to achieve maximum results and leverage their musical talents in college admissions. Lily Yuan is a member of the Music Teacher’s Association of California.

Irvine, CA 92614


Neal Music Instruction

Neal Music Instruction is a music studio located in Anaheim Hills, California, offering piano, flute, clarinet, and trumpet instruction to clients located in Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Brea, Corona, Fullerton, La Habra, Orange, Villa Park, Yorba Linda, and Orange County. Neal Music Instruction offers piano instruction for students aged four and up, and flute, clarinet, and trumpet instruction for students aged eight and up. Julie Neal of Neal Music Instruction earned her bachelor of music degree in instrumental music education in 1990 from California State University, Long Beach and continued her graduate studies in education through Cal State Long Beach and National University, and her graduate studies in piano and piano pedagogy at Cal State Fullerton. Julie Neal is a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California and was an adjudicator for piano and winds in MTAC’s Certificate of Merit program.

Anaheim Hills, CA 92807


OC Piano Lessons

OC Piano Lessons is a music studio located in Tustin California that offers piano lessons to kids and adults from all walks of life. OC Piano Lessons aims to help students live, breathe, and love piano, and become amazing piano players. OC Piano Lessons Margarita Aroushanian of OC Piano Lessons has a master’s degree in music and has been teaching piano since 1990. Margarita Aroushanian has taught and studied piano in Russia and the United States and is an active member of the Music Teacher’s Association of California. Ninety percent of OC Piano Lessons’ students participate in festivals and competitions. Clients endorse Margarita Aroushanian as a master teacher who heartily nurtures children’s love and passion for music.

Piano and Drum Lessons

Piano and Drum Lessons is a music studio serving clients in Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Westminster, Orange, and Santa Ana, California. Piano and Drum Lessons offers one-on-one, customized lessons in piano, drums, music theory, composition, and improvisation, given in studio or students’ homes. Piano and Drum Lessons offers an introductory, no-obligation lesson for first time students. Kent Smith of Piano and Drum Lessons has over 25 years of professional experience. Clients praise Kent for his broad knowledge of music styles, techniques and theory, his patient, uncritical encouragement, and his commitment to helping students enjoy playing piano. Piano and Drum Lessons is certified by Scott Houston to teach the Scott Houston Piano Guy approach.

Santa Ana, CA 92701


Piano for Kids

Piano for Kids is a full-service music lesson company that offers in-home piano lessons for kids in South Orange County, California. Piano for Kids provides fun and effective classes to inspire seven- to twelve-year-old children, develop their creativity, grow their confidence, and learn more about music. Piano for Kids believes in ten guiding values, including communication, confidence, connection, creativity, empathy, fun, patience, positivity, respect, and self-expression. Piano for Kids serves clients in a variety of Orange County locations, including San Clemente, Laguna Niguel, Tustin, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo, Newport Coast, Corona Del Mar, Irvine, Huntington Beach, and more.

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677


Russian School of Piano

Russian School of Piano is a piano studio offering private, one-on-one music instruction to clients located in multiple cities throughout Orange County, California. Russian School of Piano offers musical instruction in classical, modern, jazz, and pop music, along with training in theory, sight reading, ear training, musical harmony, improvisational skills, and more for children and adults. Students of Russian School of Piano are also given the opportunity to participate in annual recitals and competitions, as well as music evaluations such as Certificate of Merit and National Guild. Russian School of Piano provides music instruction to students located in Brea, Fullerton, Yorba Linda, Anaheim Hills, Diamond Bar, Orange, Tustin, and Garden Grove.

Placentia, CA 92870


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