Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons

piano instructor with student

Greetings! I tailor each lesson to meet your distinct goals, so I  look forward to hearing about your musical interests and skills. The music you will play includes classical piano pieces, as well as your preferred musical style. Music can range from (everything) broadway tunes to folk favorites.


First graders to grandparents, beginners to advanced students — All Are Welcome!

PIANO STUDYFrequently Asked

Students have shared how much they appreciate my patience, encouragement and collaborative style. They are also amazed at how their playing quickly progresses to a whole new level, as we work step by step.

piano instructor with student

First graders to grandparents, beginners to advanced students — All Are Welcome!

PIANO STUDYFrequently Asked

Greetings!  My process is to tailor each lesson to meet your distinct goals, so I look forward to learning about your musical interests and skills. The music you will play includes classical piano pieces, as well as selections from your other preferred musical styles. Music can range from (everything) broadway tunes to folk favorites.



With more than 30 years of experience, I have taught students with assorted learning styles and challenges. Students are amazed at how quickly their playing progresses to a whole new level, as we work step by step. Music theory games, rhythm activities and a varied repertoire make the lessons engaging, educational and fun. Students have shared how much they appreciate my 'patience, encouragement and collaborative style.'


Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
C.S. Lewis

Location

Located in the greater Boston MA area, I teach piano either at your home in Weston, Wellesley, Wayland and Sudbury, or at  my home studio in Wayland.

Studio Scheduling

Each class is 45 minutes in length (at competitive local price), and lessons are scheduled into three semesters per year. All books, learning resources and a recital fee is included in tuition.

Recitals

Students are strongly encouraged to play in our recitals as they feel comfortable. Most students enjoy sharing their success and hearing what other students play!


Location

Located in the greater Boston MA Metro West area, I teach piano either at your home in Weston, Wellesley, Wayland and Sudbury, or my home studio in Wayland.


Studio Scheduling

Each class is 45 minutes in length, and lessons are scheduled into three semesters per year.


Recitals


Students are strongly encouraged to play in our recitals as they feel comfortable. Most students enjoy sharing their success and hearing what other students play!

FAQs

When to Start?

Too soon?

Any age is a good age to start. Generally a six year old student has the language skills and focus to succeed.


Too late?

It’s never too late to start! Adults with or without prior musical backgrounds often feel enriched through piano study.

When to Practice?

How long?

Two, 15-minute practice sessions daily is sufficient for a beginner to see progress.

Schedule it

Build it in. Regular practice leads to piano playing fun, but it is less likely to happen on it’s own./p>

Where to Begin?

Home practice

Set up a comfortable location in your home to practice.

Need a piano?

Contact me to discuss your piano parameters. I can direct you to several resources.

FAQs

When to Start?

Too soon?

Any age is a good age to start. Generally a six year old student has the language skills and focus to succeed.

Too late?

It’s never too late to start! Adults with or without prior musical backgrounds often feel enriched through piano study.

When to Practice?

How long?

Two, 15-minute practice sessions daily is sufficient for a beginner to see progress.

Schedule it

Build it in. Regular practice leads to piano playing fun, but it is less likely to happen on it’s own.

Where to Begin?

Home practice

Set up a comfortable location in your home to practice.

Need a piano?

Contact me to discuss your piano parameters. I can direct you to several resources.

FAQs



Frequently Asked

Piano study is a gift that stands the test of time. It is a natural form of expression; its study can enhance valuable life skills, such as intelligence, creativity, discipline, focus, reading, spacial thinking and personal drive.

Too soon?Any age is a good age to start. Generally a six-year-old student has the language skills and focus to succeed.

Too late?It's never too late to start! Adults with or without prior musical backgrounds often feel enriched through piano study.

How long?

Two, 15-minute practice sessions daily is sufficient for a beginner to see progress.

Schedule it!

Build it in. Regular practice leads to piano playing fun, but it is less likely to happen on it's own.

Home practiceSet up a comfortable location in your home to practice.

Need a piano?Contact me to discuss your piano parameters. I can direct you to several resources.

What People Say?

Here’s to a fabulous piano teacher with endless creativity and patience for all age levels! Thanks for doing such a great job with us on the piano!

Three years later, I continue to look forward to our time together. I feel fortunate to have found such a patient and positive teacher.

I just want to tell you how much I enjoy my lessons and your teaching style. I finally found a teacher who doesn’t freak me out! My inner child thanks you!

Thank you so much for your patience, and for all of the time that you spent with both of our kids. I know that they have come away with a great appreciation for music.

Susan, I love taking lessons with you. You make it fun, as well as challenging, and I wouldn’t continue with any teacher who didn’t make me feel great about what I was doing.

Under your guidance, Sophie-Anna has developed a love and appreciation for piano playing, which I believe will only strengthen as time goes by.

What People Say?

Thank you so much for your patience, and for all of the time that you spent with both of our kids. I know that they have come away with a great appreciation for music.

Susan, I love taking lessons with you. You make it fun, as well as challenging, and I wouldn’t continue with any teacher who didn’t make me feel great about what I was doing.

Here’s to a fabulous piano teacher with endless creativity and patience for all age levels! Thanks for doing such a great job with us on the piano!

I just want to tell you how much I enjoy my lessons and your teaching style. I finally found a teacher who doesn’t freak me out! My inner child thanks you!

Susan is a wonderful teacher!  I have learned quite a lot from her during our lessons.  She is very thoughtful and patient and makes learning fun!  I would highly recommend her as a piano teacher for either adults or children.

Three years later, I continue to look forward to our time together. I feel fortunate to have found such a patient and positive teacher.