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We scored 165 Piano Teachers in Charlotte, NC and Picked the Top 18

Adagio Lesson Studio and Performance provides piano, voice, and guitar lessons to students of all skill levels in or near Charlotte. Lessons feature instruction in musical notation, technique, and theory. Options include audition and competition prep. Audrey Reynolds, the primary instructor, has a bachelor’s degree in music and is working on a graduate degree in music therapy. The studio, which provides performance opportunities to students, has additional instructors. Each has a degree in music.

Allegro Studios offers private piano lessons for students of all ages and skill levels in-home and at studios near Ballantyne and Uptown. Its two instructors have more than 25 years of teaching experience and tailor each student’s experience to his or her interests and goals. Violin lessons also are available.

Bold Music provides in-home piano, guitar, drum, voice, and other instrument lessons in Charlotte and Wilmington. Its instructors are professional musicians who conduct 45-, 60-, and 90-minute lessons. Bold Music gives all students opportunities to perform. The business also offers recording camps and band coaching.

Bryan Piano Studio is owned and operated by Carolyn Bryan, an instructor who is a nationally certified teacher of music and has a bachelor’s degree in music with a minor in church music from Judson College. She offers private piano lessons in a studio that is easily accessible from Concord, North Charlotte, Harrisburg, Kannapolis, and Huntersville. She accepts students ages 4 to 18 and instructs in 30-, 45-, or 60-minute sessions from September through May. Summer hours are for students who plan to return in the fall. Performance and competition opportunities are available.

Charlotte Academy of Music is a local, family owned music studio founded by Regina Ziliani, a piano teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience. CAM offers families an engaging, comprehensive music education experience from early childhood music classes to artistry programs for advanced students. Lessons include Flute, Piano, Guitar, Violin, Voice, Viola, Clarinet, Saxophone, and Drum Set. CAM is home to SPLASH! Summer Arts Camps and is a Founding School with the US division of the Royal Academy of Music.

Higgins Piano Studio is owned and operated by Diane Higgins, who has more than 30 years of experience in piano instruction and more than 20 years in composition instruction. She has a bachelor of music degree in piano performance from Salem College and certifications from the Music Teachers National Association and the North Carolina Music Teachers Association. Higgins provides year-round private piano and composition lessons plus summer composition camps for children ages four to 18.

Hughes Music Company is owned and operated by Nathan Hughes, who has more than 15 years of experience teaching music and a bachelor’s degree in music education. He teaches piano, guitar, and bass at his Mint Hill studio. Advanced guitarists and bassists have the option to receive lessons via Skype. Hughes uses sight-reading, ear training, and music theory.

Jordan Kvanvig Piano is owned and operated by Jordan Kvanvig, who has studied piano since childhood and has a bachelor’s degree in music performance. He believes that a student’s success depends not on talent but on practice techniques, which he aims to impart upon each student. He accepts students of all ages and skill levels, starting at four years old. The studio is in the Country Club Heights neighborhood.

Kelsey’s Keys is a private piano studio with locations in Mount Holly/Mountain Island Lake and South Charlotte/Ballantyne. The business is owned and operated by Kelsey Wall, who has studied piano for more than 25 years. She has a bachelor of music degree in piano performance with a specialization in piano pedagogy. Lessons are for students of all ages and skill levels.

Musicians in Motion provides in-home and in-studio, private and group piano, guitar, singing, violin, and banjo lessons, among other instruments. The instructors are trained music professionals whose philosophy is that all students can master instruments if they have passion, commitment, and patience. The business offers the in-home instruction in the Charlotte area. It also has preschool music classes.

Natalya Piano Studio is owned and operated by Natalya Vorobyeva, a North Carolina certified piano teacher and concertmaster from Russia. She has more than 25 years of experience and has taught near Lake Norman since 2006. Vorobyeva is a member of the North Carolina Music Teachers Association and the Charlotte Piano Teachers Forum. She accepts students of all ages and skill levels and provides them with opportunities to perform and compete. Lessons are 45 to 60 minutes weekly.

NC Music Center provides private and small group music instruction for youth ages 3 and a half and up whose skill levels range from beginner to professional in Charlotte. The studio offers lessons in piano, drums, guitar, violin, and voice, plus performance opportunities. Lessons include instruction in ear training, note reading, theory, and improvisation, and cater uniquely to each student’s learning style. The U.S. Commerce Association awarded the school Best of Charlotte in the fine art schools category in 2011.

Norwood Piano Studio is owned and operated in the Cotswold/Randolph/Sardis area of Charlotte by Margaret Louise Norwood, who has more than 25 years of piano teaching experience. Norwood has master’s and bachelor’s degrees in piano and has studied at the postgraduate level at the Academy of Music in Sion, Switzerland and the Hartt School of Music at the University of Harford. She offers private lessons and instruction in theory, music history, and composition for students of all ages.

On Stage School of Performing Arts provides private piano, voice, guitar, acting, drum, and violin lessons in its South Charlotte studio to beginning or advanced students. Voice, piano, guitar, and acting lessons may be conducted in-home. Lessons are 30, 45, 60, 90, or 120 minutes. The school’s faculty is a collective member of the Charlotte Music Teacher's Association, the National Music Teacher's Association, the Voice Foundation, the National Association of Teachers in Singing, American College of Musicians, and the National Association of Musical Theater.

Pamela Mullins Piano Studio is owned and operated by Pamela Mullins, who has a master’s degree in music education with a specialization in piano and a bachelor’s degree in creative arts with a specialization in piano. She is trained in the Suzuki method of piano instruction and has more than 40 years of experience in private piano teaching. She provides private lessons, group classes, and performance opportunities for students.

Established over 30 years ago, the Queen City Royal Academy of Music LLC is a place of study for students who want to learn music and instrumentation, incorporating influences from various cultures and styles. The academy specializes in the piano, providing lessons for all levels, from beginners, which they call Adagio, all the way to Presto, which is suitable for serious students of music. Tuition is 30-45 minutes lessons, payable per lesson or month, depending on the student's experience.

Southern Park Music School, located in Charlotte, has offered music lessons since 1964. The facility features eight studios for private lessons, a recital hall, and monthly recitals. Its educated and experienced faculty teaches piano lessons and provides instruction in stringed, brass, woodwind, percussion, and voice. The school encourages music literacy and accepts students of all skill levels.

Virtuoso School of Music and Art is for students of all ages and skill levels who intend to master musical instruments, to perform in competitions, or to study music at universities or conservatories. The school features teachers who are European-educated and offers private and group lessons in piano, violin, guitar, voice, theory, musical theater, and art.

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