Adventures in Music is a Philadelphia-based music school with qualified instructors, who have extensive experience in both music performance and teaching techniques. The teaching staff focuses on giving students a comfortable, enjoyable learning experience, thereby encouraging them to practice at home. In addition to piano, the school offers lessons in guitar, violin, viola, cello, percussion, and vocal performance.
Philadelphia, PA(267) 388-1329
B&N Piano Sales and Service, Inc., based in Aston for over three decades, is a favorite spot for local musicians and music lovers. Its services include tuning, repairing, storing, safely relocating, and restoring clients' pianos. Additionally, the small and extremely qualified staff provides on-site instruction in piano performance, as well as guitar performance. The team's music tutors have experience in a variety of genres, from classical, pop, jazz, and rock to contemporary, alternative, R&B, and gospel.
Aston, PA(610) 485-4758
Canal Music Studios is a Lambertville music education center. Open from Monday to Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the school has free parking. Its catalog of classes includes ensemble performance lessons, as well as courses in music theory, harmonizing, and musical improvisation. Among the school's students are aspiring pianists, violinists, cellists, bassists, saxophonists, clarinetists, flutists, brass players, and vocalists.
Lambertville, NJ(609) 397-6700
Chestnut Hill Music Academy, based in Philadelphia, can help students as young as three years old learn how to play an instrument. Using the acclaimed Suzuki Technique, staff teachers help students pick up a range of instruments, including piano. Because of its large staff, Chestnut Hill Music Academy can provide individualized lessons to multiple students at the same time. This makes it an extremely convenient option for parents with more than one aspiring musician in the family.
Philadelphia, PA(215) 233-0962
Cohen's Conservatory of Music, based in Collingswood, serves music students from across the greater Philadelphia community. Aspiring musicians of all ages have gone to the small conservatory, where they work with educators who have degrees, and who have been background-checked and interviewed before hiring. Of the staff, six instructors can help students learn piano performance. For detailed information about their professional and educational backgrounds, clients can review the Cohen's Conservatory of Music website.
Collingswood, NJ(267) 574-4349
Doug Yadevia's Piano Service, based in Aldan, teaches students from Bryn Mawr, Aston, Doylestown, Philadelphia, and other nearby cities how to play the piano. Mr. Yadevia works with students of all ages and skill levels, instructing them in both music theory and performance. Mr. Yadevia is also exceptionally qualified to tune and repair locals' pianos.
Aldan, PA(610) 626-2565
Grisafi Music Institute is a small music school in Bensalem, named after its owner and founder, Gary Grisafi. Mr. Grisafi also serves as the Grisafi Music Institute's principal piano instructor. He has been performing and recording professionally for more than 30 years and teaching professionally for 25 of those years. He studied Jazz Guitar at the University of the Arts' Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts and has written two widely used music instruction books.
Bensalem, PA(215) 633-1460
Harcum Music School is located in Richter Hall, on the Harcum College campus in Bryn Mawr. Free parking is available through Harcum College. The group of qualified, experienced instructors and performers can help students learn to play guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukelele, piano, drums, electric bass, and woodwinds. They can also help students learn how to sing, and can even teach aspiring songwriters the art of creating memorable melodies, lyrics, and rhythms.
Bryn Mawr, PA(610) 526-6114
At Karina's Piano Lessons, Philadelphia music tutor Karina Mamikonyan helps aspiring pianists learn how to play the instrument. She can also instruct them in related subject matters such as music theory, music history, and ensemble performance, as well as choral performance. Ms. Mamikonyan graduated from the prestigious Moscow International Academy of Music, and she has worked as a professional music teacher for over three decades.
Philadelphia, PA(267) 312-3470
Maplewood Music Studio, located in Philadelphia since 1980, serves musicians from throughout the city, as well as its suburbs. Students have gone to the music learning center for lessons in not just piano, but also flute, drums, saxophone, recorder, violin, viola, guitar, mandolin, bass, trumpet, trombone, French horn, and vocal performance. Maplewood Music Studio has two Philly locations, one in Germantown and another in Chestnut Hill.
Philadelphia, PA(215) 848-8353
At Mattock School of Music, experienced musician and music teacher Dave Mattock leads a team of experienced and qualified performers in teaching Philly's aspiring musicians. Mr. Mattock, the school's only piano instructor, is a highly experienced instructor who is presently on the faculty of Camden County College, the University of Pennsylvania, and Lafayette College. He has taught classes in piano performance, music theory, music history, jazz, and ensemble performance. Dave Mattock started teaching in 2002 before founding Mattock School of Music in 2004.
Chadds Ford, PA(484) 734-0329
At Philly's Mobile Music, a team of professional musicians works to help local students learn classical, rock, and jazz music performance. The instructors come prepared with a wide array of games and learning activities, designed to make students enthusiastic about learning how to play their instruments. Parents will hear their little ones play at two annual recitals, one for Halloween (costumes encouraged but not required), and a more formal performance in Spring.
Philadelphia, PA(484) 734-0551
Mount Airy Piano Lessons is the music school of Brendan Cooney, an experienced instructor and pianist. Mr. Cooney studied Jazz Piano at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music before entering into a successful career as a professional piano performer. He has learned from, among other music industry luminaries, Bob Durso, a master teacher using the Taubman Approach. Mr. Cooney is a certified Taubman Approach teacher, through the Golandsky Institute.
Philadelphia, PA(215) 243-2283
Music Nation Academy, in Doylestown, offers individualized music teaching in singing, saxophone, guitar, bass guitar, drums, and violin, as well as piano. Students and parents appreciate the small institution's flexible scheduling, as well as the fact that their music rooms all come fully stocked with amps, stereos, keyboards, pianos, and other useful items. Each year, Music Nation Academy holds two recitals, which encourage students to practice and help them become more comfortable with public performances.
Doylestown, PA(215) 340-3908
Musically Speaking Studios, based in Blackwood, is the music school of instructor Randy Clark. Mr. Clark has experience in jazz, classical, rock, pop, and other genres, and he can help students learn not just performance but also the basics of music theory. His standard rate is $30 per 30 minutes, which students (or parents) pay monthly.
Blackwood, NJ(856) 228-0208
Located in Ardmore, Napoli School of Music & Dance has, since 1988, been teaching Philadelphia Metro students how to play piano, and other musical instruments. Dance lessons (including ballet, hip hop, jazz, and tap classes) and karate lessons are also available. Besides piano, students of the Napoli School of Music & Dance can learn how to play bass guitar, trumpet, trombone, and other brass instruments, guitar, string instruments, vocal performance, and woodwind instruments.
Ardmore, PA(610) 658-5284
New Jersey School of Music LLC is a small music school located in Medford whose teachers all have degrees in musical performance. Since opening in 1958, the small business has provided students of all ages with music lessons in a tremendous variety of instruments. Instructors can help their mentees learn how to play the cello, bass, recorder, piccolo, clarinet, drums, viola, trombone, tuba, flute, and mandolin, among many other instruments.
Medford, NJ(609) 654-0060
North Ridge Music School is a music learning center in Philadelphia whose faculty includes highly trained and experienced local performers. North Ridge Music School's piano instruction faculty consists of Yuiko Ono, Anna Matijasic, and Melinda Krpata. Each has a lengthy resume, including years of performance and education experience.
Philadelphia, PA(215) 508-7737
Piano School of Lenka Lazorikova, based in Mount Laurel, can help Philly Metro student musicians of all ages and skill levels. Ms. Lazorikova, who has more than 20 years of professional experience, is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music, and she is a member of the Board of Judges for the National Piano Guild of Piano Teachers. Notably, Ms. Lazorikova is certified in the Suzuki Technique of piano instruction.
Mount Laurel, NJ(732) 647-6969
The Capella School of Music, located in Oreland, works with students from across the greater Philadelphia community who are seeking piano lessons. Additionally, the faculty can help aspiring guitarists, vocalists, bass players, drummers, and string players. Both one-on-one and ensemble courses are available.
Oreland, PA(215) 233-8933