The piano is one of the most popular instruments of musical study. It is a musical instrument played using a keyboard. It a versatile instrument is often used in classical and jazz music for a solo performance or as part of an ensemble. This versatile instrument is also used in chamber music and pop music as an accompaniment and for composing.
Santa Teresa Academy of Music and Dance in San Jose, CA offers piano lessons for students of all ages and abilities, from beginners to advanced students. Our private piano lessons are one-on-one instruction and lesson lengths are 30 minutes or 60 minutes. Students can start piano lessons from the age of 4.
Our piano teachers teach a variety of styles from classical to popular music. Whether you want to learn Bach or Alicia Keys, our teachers are happy to help you become the pianist you want to be. Your lessons will include the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory but will also incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons. If you do not have a piano at home, a full size keyboard will be sufficient for the first 6 months. Our piano teachers have warm personalities and enjoy sharing their love of the piano.
Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT WILL I LEARN IN PIANO LESSONS?
Our teachers understand that every student is an individual, with personal musical needs and goals. We make it a priority to tailor how we teach and what we teach to your individual needs.
If you enroll here for piano lessons, your teacher will ask you about your favorite type of music, and set goals to help accomplish whatever musical aspirations you have for yourself or your child. Together, you will develop a plan to achieve your goals! We love beginners, so even if you don't know where to begin, we can help!
WHAT STYLES OF MUSIC CAN I LEARN?
We teach all styles from rock, pop, jazz, country, worship, blues and classical. We combine the important fundamentals with the music YOU want to play. With multiple teachers at the Santa Teresa Academy of Music & Dance, you are sure to find we are the best match for YOU.
ARE YOUR PIANO INSTRUCTORS QUALIFIED?
Our piano instructors are highly qualified, all have teaching experience, and most importantly, they have a passion for teaching. Being a musician doesn't automatically make you a teacher--that's why we search for those who are best qualified for mentoring our music students!
We search the entire area for the top teachers, who embody the high values at Santa Teresa Academy of Music & Dance. Most importantly, our instructors strive to relate their teaching to each individual student's learning style. Many of our instructors have gone on performance tours of the USA and Europe and have years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching abilities, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly, and strive to get to know each student and their parent or caregiver on a personal level. We search high and low for the BEST teachers, so you don't have to!
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO LEARN TO PLAY PIANO?
There is no set answer of how long it takes to learn to play. With regular practice a basic level of playing can be accomplished in a few months. Most of our students take lessons on a long term basis because they want to be constantly improving and they find the lessons enjoyable.
I DON’T HAVE ANY MUSICAL BACKGROUND OR ABILITY. CAN I STILL HELP MY CHILD PRACTICE?
Yes. Even if you don't have a musical background you can ask the teacher for advice on how to help your child practice. By simply monitoring that they are doing exercises a certain number of times per day the student will progress. Parents will occasionally sit in on their child's music lesson to get an idea of the proper way a song should sound or how the student should be positioning their hands. We also send lesson notes weekly and sometimes create videos to help in the most effective way possible.
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Santa Teresa Academy of Music & Dance has a yearly registration fee of $40 per student.
YEARLY REGISTRATION FEE
$40 Per Student
PRIVATE 30 MINUTE LESSON
$160 Per Month / Student
PRIVATE 60 MINUTE LESSON
$320 Per Month / Student
Lessons are available seven-days-a-week,
and scheduled once-a-week.
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