Teaching Teens to LOVE Music Through Piano

I use piano lessons as a tool to boost your child’s confidence while they learn real-life skills that go way beyond the piano.

  • ENJOY learning to play
  • Easily read and play written music
  • Relaxed setting that inspires & motivates kids

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In a few short months my daughter was able to play songs and it has been a big boost to her self-esteem.

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– Ryan McColgan, Parent
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Your Child Will Establish Quick Wins in Their First Few Lessons…

So they feel confident that they CAN  learn to play and enjoy music. It’s important that your child feels playing music is fun and easy

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Fast Results

With 60 minute lessons each week instead of the normal 30 they’d get with private lessons, they’ll be able to make twice the progress!

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Feel Comfortable

I won’t hover over them as they practice. They still get feedback so they can fix their mistakes as they learn to listen to their own playing.

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Feel Confident

They’ll learn all their music in their lesson so they know what to do at home. They’ll be able to practice without any confusion or frustration.

Videos About Teen Piano Lessons

If you like watching and listening over reading, this is the section for you.

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Who’s not a good fit for this studio?

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Top 7 questions new parents ask me

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What are lab lessons like?

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How much are piano lessons?

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What does my child need to get started?

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Get Started in 3 Easy Steps

It’s easy to get them playing piano and enjoying it.

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1. Get an Intro Lesson

You’ll both come experience a lesson for yourselves, no commitment.

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1. Enroll in the Studio

So they don’t miss out on the benefits of taking lessons here.

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3. Watch their Happiness Grow

They’ll enjoy playing their favorites songs from Ariana Grande to Queen.

Everything Sounds Good, but Can I Hear
From Someone Parents

Absolutely! Below you have reviews straight from parents and students.

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“…Brandon is Already Writing His Own Music…”

I’m not musically inclined so I wanted to make sure that I found a teacher that was qualified and patient but could also make the class fun… – Andrea Vassallo, Parent, Lindenhurst

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Any of These Sound Like Your Teen?

If so, get their Readiness Assessment now because
I really think they’ll enjoy it here.

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They have the available time to learn a new skill

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They’re creative in other areas of their life

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They’re creative in other areas of their life

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They want to play music that they actually like

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They want to play piano like one of their friends

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They’re not happy with their current teacher

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They already play another instrument

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They love tinkering around on a piano at home

See What They’ve Been Missing

I’d hate for your child to miss the advantages of these special benefits.

Pick Their Own Songs

Here, they’ll get to help choose their music so they get to play what they love and are excited to learn. 

Learn Any Style

Whatever genre they love listening to, we teach. Pop, jazz, classical- we got them covered. They can learn anything!

More Time With the Teacher

Instead of traditional lessons which are too short, they get a whole hour to make progress each week here!

They Have Input

No cookie-cutter lessons here! They’ll learn what THEY’RE interested in at THEIR pace based on THEIR goals.

Beginner - Advanced

We’ll teach them from their first notes through the most advanced music so they’ll never outgrow the studio.

They Have a Piano Family

They’ll never feel alone while learning. Your child can build friendships with children who are learning piano, too.

More Practice Time

They’ll have independent practice time in the lesson without anyone hovering to fully learn their songs before going home.

Later Lesson Times

We provide later lesson times so your child can fit in piano with the rest of their activities.

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Pick Their Own Songs

Here, they’ll get to help choose their music so they get to play what they love and are excited to learn. 

Learn Any Style

 Whatever genre they love, we teach. Pop, jazz, classical- we got them covered. They can learn anything!

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More Time With the Teacher

Instead of traditional lessons which are too short, they get a whole hour to make progress each week here!

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They Have Input

No cookie-cutter lessons here! They’ll learn what THEY’RE interested in at THEIR pace based on THEIR goals.

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Beginner - Advanced

We’ll teach them from their first notes through the most advanced music so they’ll never outgrow the studio.

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They Have a Piano Family

They’ll never feel alone while learning. Your child can build friendships with children who are learning piano too.

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More Practice Time

They’ll have independent practice time in the lesson without anyone hovering to fully learn their songs before going home.

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Later Lesson Times

We provide later lesson times so your child can fit in piano with the rest of their activities.

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Can I See Inside the Studio?

Sure, click the play button below and you will be able to take a virtual tour of the studio.

When, Where and How Often Are Lessons?

All very good questions so here are the facts.

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Lessons Are in the Evening

This allows them to do other activities and not have them conflict.

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Lessons Take Place at My Studio

Lessons are at my studio in Wantagh where I have all the equipment they’ll need to learn.

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Lessons Are Once a Week

To make the most progress, lessons are held once a week for one hour.

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Who’s NOT a Good Fit For This Studio?

I want to be honest and transparent with you. If this sounds
like your teen, I don’t think this is the studio for them.

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They Can't Tough Things Out

Learning to play the piano is difficult so they’ll need to be able to persevere through those hurdles.

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They Need an Ever-Changing Lesson Time

Their lesson day/time will need to be consistent to get the most benefit so make sure their schedule allows for that.

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They're Not Willing to Listen

To learn anything new, they’ll need to be able to take constructive criticism and listen attentively to directions.

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They Constantly Need to Miss Lessons

To make the most progress, they’ll need to come to lessons consistently each week.

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You Aren't Planning on Getting an Instrument

You’ll need to invest in a keyboard right from the start so you don’t hold their progress back.

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You Can't Afford Piano Lessons

Check ahead of time to see if lessons are within your budget. You don’t want to get them started only to have to quit!

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Still Have Questions?

No problem, I’ve listed the most common questions I get about our teen piano lessons below.

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    What if my child doesn't like the way you teach?

    If your child does not like me or the way I teach for whatever reason, there is no obligation to stay in the studio. Just give the required 2-week notice of discontinuation and you’re free to go find a teacher better suited for your child. I will take no offense!

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    Will my child be required to perform in recitals?

    Studio recitals are a way for students to show off their hard work, learn how to work towards a set goal, and learn how to perform in front of others (which will help them in many other areas of life). I do require that all students in the studio participate in recitals, but I make them super low-key as to not add tremendous pressure. I do a backyard potluck recital in the summer and I usually do a themed recital in December where there is no outside audience-students play for only each other and me. All recitals give students the opportunity to choose their own songs and we prepare months ahead of time so it’s not so stressful!

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    What happens if my child needs to miss a lesson or change their lesson day?

    Lesson days can only be changed once a season. If your child needs to change their lesson day because of another activity they’re involved in, then all you have to do is give advanced notice of this request and I’ll do my best to fit you into another class on a day/time that works better. It’s best to choose a day that you can consistently make lessons, but if you need to miss the occasional lesson, you can send in a video recording of your assignments for that week and I will send you a video lesson back with critiques and new assignments so you never lose progress!

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    Do you teach at a studio or do you travel to my home?

    I teach all lessons at my studio in Wantagh where all students have their own quality instrument to learn on and plenty of extra cool resources available to use. I do not travel to students’ homes.

Got other questions that aren’t answered?

Feel free to text me at (516) 882-3860

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They CAN’T Stare at Their Phone
if They’re Playing Piano!

So start by grabbing their intro lesson. It takes 30-seconds, five questions, multiple-choice, super easy. It’s a no-brainer.

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