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Best Piano Teachers in Portland
2021

Why These Piano Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Portland 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. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Aaron Petit Piano

Aaron Petit Piano is a Beaverton piano school that specializes in teaching piano performance, music theory, and ear training. Lecturer Aaron Petit handles private piano instruction and offers additional teaching services over Skype. Aaron is a graduate of the Seattle Conservatory of Music and the Colburn School: Young Artists Academy in Los Angeles. He also won the 2016 Metro Arts Van Buren Concerto Competition from MetroArts, Inc.

Beaverton, OR 97008

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Destination Music Education

Destination Music Education is a family owned music school in Clackamas that focuses on teaching piano and guitar lessons. Instructors Bill and Denise Schmidt use individually tailored teaching plans to thoroughly develop the musical abilities of each student, and they strive to build a life-long enthusiasm for music in their students at an affordable price. Previous students praise Bill and Denise for their diligence, patience, and musical proficiency.

Clackamas, OR 97015

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Doug's Good Vibrations

Doug’s Good Vibrations is a piano tuning and repair shop that offers its services to clients in the Portland area. Its founder Doug Lowder has over 20 years of experience as a professional piano tuner and voicing technician and also offers piano instruction. He studied music at Brigham Young University on a voice scholarship and also works as a professional musician.

Vancouver, WA 98682

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Guitar Lessons Made Simple

Guitar Lessons Made Simple is a music studio in Portland that primarily offers acoustic guitar lessons. Instructor Josh Taylor has more than 20 years of experience in guitar playing and also offers lessons on note reading, ear training, and music theory. Students praise Taylor for his dedication to music and his patience and diligence in teaching.

Portland, OR 97233

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Keys to Life Music School

Keys to Life Music School is a music institution in Portland that offers private music lessons and small group classes. The school was founded in 2006 and has since provided lessons in piano, guitar, strings, drums, ukulele, bass, and vocals. Keys to Life Music School sets itself apart by highlighting performance opportunities in the students’ curriculum, and they strive to build strong skills in all areas of music education for the most well-rounded curriculum. The school believes that their emphasis on listening skills helps encourage students to practice.

Portland, OR 97232

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Resound NW

Resound NW is a music studio that provides voice lessons to students in the Portland area. Its instructors strive to encourage students to find their artistic voice by providing strong guidance and support. Founder and instructor Daniel Buchanan has a Master of Music in vocal performance from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.

Portland, OR 97209

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Sarah Collins Music

Sarah Collins Music is a Portland music company that specializes in piano and vocal training to students ages 4 ½ to adult. Music teacher Sarah Collins uses a student-directed approach in teaching to inspire musical independence in all of her students, and her background in early childhood education provides her deep insight into how students learn and understand music. She also holds a B.F.A. in musical theater from Sam Houston State University.

Portland, OR 97214

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The Musicality Network

The Musicality Network is a company of music teachers dedicated to teaching piano, guitar, and voice lessons to children and adults alike. Its team handles a wide variety of lessons on the piano, guitar, bass, violin, trumpet, saxophone, drums, and more. Founder Zachary Seymour started the network for students and parents who were seeking music teachers who were both excellent instructors and great people they could trust. The Musicality Network offers the first training session for free.

Portland, OR 97220

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ThomaStudios

ThomaStudios is a West Linn piano school that has been conducting private piano instruction since 1984. Its team handles private piano and keyboard lessons for students of all ages and levels. ThomaStudios won the Best of 2015 and Best of 2016 awards from Thumbtack.

West Linn, OR 97068

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Vancouver Harmony Road Music School

Vancouver Harmony Road Music School is a music institution in Vancouver that is known for conducting comprehensive music programs for children. The school first opened in 1988 and has since taught singing, ear training, rhythm exercises, sight singing, ensembles, and improvisation to children as young as three years old. Vancouver Harmony Road’s instructor Robert Bolton has more than 25 years of experience as a certified music teacher.

Vancouver, WA 98664

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Yungling Piano Studio

Yungling Piano Studio conducts online and in-person piano lessons in Portland. Louis Yungling is a piano teacher who started taking piano classes at a young age. His experience was further developed when he attended the Interlochen Arts Academy and Arizona State University, where he was taught by established musicians. The shoulder pain he experienced while playing prompted him to learn a new approach that makes piano playing more comfortable for his body. His extensive music educational background allows him to share techniques with students.

430 SW 13TH AVE
Portland, OR 97205

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