Laurels
Best Piano
Teachers in Los
Angeles
2017

Why These Piano Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored piano teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best piano teachers in Los Angeles, CA.

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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.

Badger Vocals

Although Nancy Badger, the owner of Badger Vocals, is primarily a vocal coach, she also offers beginning and advanced piano lessons. She has been a performing musician for over four decades and has worked with mentees in the Los Angeles Metro for more than 15 years.

Montrose, CA(818) 275-1449

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Bloom School of Music and Dance

LA Metro students can go to Bloom School of Music and Dance for one-on-one instruction in vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, drums, violin, saxophone, clarinet, flute, and even harp, as well as piano and keyboard. Bloom School of Music and Dance is also a dance studio, with jazz, dance, and ballet classes appropriate for boys and girls from ages two to 12. The school also hosts a variety of summer camp programs in dance and instrumental music.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 982-1655

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Bobby Apperson Music Studio

Bobby Apperson Music Studio is a voice, piano, and songwriting school in the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles. Also called “BA Music Studio @ Songsmith LA,” it is a part of the creative co-op, Songsmith LA. Mr. Apperson studied composition, voice, and strings at the University of Texas at Austin, and he has more than 30 years of experience playing piano, singing, and composing.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 543-5652

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Celia Weiner Music Studio

Celia Weiner, the owner of Celia Weiner Music Studio, is a North Hollywood-based educator who has been teaching piano, flute, and music theory for over four decades. Ms. Weiner, who received a BA from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, teaches students of all ages and skill levels.

North Hollywood, CA(818) 752-7489

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Cool Kids Groove

Cool Kids Groove is an in-home music lesson service, based in Santa Monica, serving Venice, Malibu, Redondo Beach, Pasadena, Marina Del Rey, and other Los Angeles Metro area cities. Cool Kids Groove is unique in that it focuses exclusively on teaching children from age four to age 12. The school’s selection of programs includes lessons in piano, guitar, voice, violin, bass, and drums.

Santa Monica, CA(424) 625-8503

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Doris Chiang Piano Studio

Doris Chiang Piano Studio, in La Mirada, is a piano teaching program serving students from Orange County as well as LA County. Ms. Chiang is an alumna of the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, and she is a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California.

La Mirada, CA(562) 537-7548

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Jacinth Piano Studio

Located in Los Angeles, Jacinth Piano Studio is the private piano lesson school of Kristina Jacinth. Ms. Jacinth has a BA in Piano Performance from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. She has won top prizes in the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, the USC Concerto Competition, the Edith Knox Piano Competition, the Bach Complete Works Competition, and the California International Young Artist Competition. All students perform in the Jacinth Piano Studio’s annual recital, and advanced young pianists may participate in competitions and performances through the Music Teachers’ Association of California.

Los Angeles, CA(917) 209-0703

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Join the Band

Join the Band, based in Sherman Oaks since 1998, teaches students from all over the San Fernando Valley and elsewhere in the Los Angeles County. The company’s owner and founder, guitarist John Mizenko, is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music, in Boston. The program emphasizes group performance, giving students frequent opportunities to perform for family and friends. Join the Band students have gone on to prestigious music schools, including the USC Thornton School of Music, the Berklee College of Music, and the Julliard School.

Sherman Oaks, CA(818) 345-8950

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Lori Moran Music

Lori Moran Music gives l LA Metro students lessons in vocal performance, piano, and other instruments. All teachers have college degrees in music, and they can meet in person with their mentees at one of the 11 Lori Moran Music locations, in-person at students’ homes, or virtually, via Skype. Lori Moran Music instructors are members of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and the Music Teachers’ Association of California.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 390-9363

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Los Angeles Music Teachers

Los Angeles Music Teachers, in Burbank, has a wide selection of music lessons, in strings, brass, and woodwind instruments, as well as drums, voice, and piano. Teachers may meet students at their homes or, for a discount, at the Los Angeles Music Teachers studio locations. Instructors are available seven days a week, and they provide each student with opportunities to perform in public.

Burbank, CA(818) 902-1233

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Music Teacher LA

Music Teacher LA is a Marina Del Rey music program providing private music lessons to prospective pianists, violinists, guitarists, and drummers of ages four and up. The company’s founder, Oleysa MacNeil, received Master’s Degrees in Music as well as Psychology and Pedagogy from the Omsk State University. Ms. MacNeil hires teachers who are highly experienced and trained, not just in music, but also in teaching techniques.

Marina Del Rey, CA(310) 220-0405

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Piano Studies LA

At its Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Burbank locations, Piano Studies LA teaches students how to play piano and how to sight-read in both classical and modern styles. For an additional traveling fee, instructors may meet with students directly at their homes, in North Hollywood, Northridge, Sherman Oaks, Pasadena, Van Nuys, and West Hollywood. All teachers at Piano Studies LA are members of the Music Teachers’ Association of California.

Los Angeles, CA(818) 394-0039

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Piano4Everyone

Piano4Everyone, based in Tarzana, is an LA Metro piano school that focuses more on student enjoyment and well-being than on technical improvement. Katya Gliadkovsky, a Doctor of Musical Arts, and her colleague Dr. Inna Staneva teach at all skill levels. They can work with aspiring pianists, guitarists, and violinists, with specialty classes available, including group piano lessons and “mommy and me” piano lessons.

Tarzana, CA(310) 926-3080

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Steinway & Sons

Steinway & Sons, founded in Manhattan in 1853, is a national piano manufacturer with retail locations in Beverly Hills and Pasadena. At these LA Metro locations, in addition to renting and buying the company’s famed pianos, customers can receive instruction from the company’s team of qualified music educators.

Beverly Hills, CA(310) 652-6666

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Take Sessions

Take Sessions is a Los Angeles-based service that connects aspiring musicians with local, independent music educators. The teachers listed on the platform are active performers, and they all provide free 15-minute introductory appointments. Rather than communicating with coaches through Take Sessions, families contact them, and pay them, directly. The open nature of Take Sessions means that it has a bevy of options for students to choose from.

Los Angeles, CA(424) 278-4961

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The Music Junction

The Music Junction is a Burbank-based music school providing piano and voice lessons to LA County area students. Charissa Vaughan-Wheeler, the school’s founder and owner, has studied piano and voice since she was four years old. She has received a Certificate of Excellence from the Minnesota Music Teachers Association. In addition to being a member of that organization, Ms. Vaughan-Wheeler is a member of the California Association of Music Teachers. Although her background is in classical music, she also performs and teaches in contemporary styles.

Burbank, CA(818) 559-6400

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Tiffany Piano Studio

Tiffany Piano Studio, in Los Angeles, works with students of all ages, providing structured lessons in piano, vocals, and songwriting. Teachers can come directly to students’ homes, teach them over Skype, or meet with them at the Tiffany Piano Studio locations. Piano and vocal coaches are award-winning performers, many of them with Master’s degrees from Berklee, USC, New England Conservatory, and Boston Conservatory.

Los Angeles, CA(747) 200-5772

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West Valley Music Center

West Valley Music Center is a West Hills music store, founded in 2003, that also has lessons on-site. Teachers focus on providing a cheerful, friendly environment in which students can learn comfortably. West Valley Music Center can work with aspiring musicians in a variety of instruments, including piano, strings, brass, woodwinds, vocals, and drums.

West Hills, CA(818) 992-4142

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Whitehead Piano Studio

Whitehead Piano Studio is a Los Angeles music school owned and led by Virginia Whitehead. Ms. Whitehead, an accomplished pianist who graduated from the Julliard School of Music, has been teaching students for upwards of 35 years.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 666-4661

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