Piano Lessons in Washington, DC. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable piano lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice piano.”

Popular Piano Teachers in Washington, DC

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Timothy H.

49 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Vocal Performance from University Of The Arts
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Timothy H.

49 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

We concentrate on developing proper technique including posture and fingering, scales and strengthening exercises, beginning to intermediate theory, musicality and knowledge of repertoire in various genres

About Timothy

** Following the COVID-19 pandemic, all students MUST be at least 14 days past full vaccination to be eligible for in-person lessons. Online lessons are still offered for those not yet vaccinated (piano only). Thank you for your understanding and patience ** I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from T

Recent Reviews
Kazandra
Justin
Tim is great, really patient and enthusiastic teacher who knows his stuff. As a complete beginner who hasn’t played an instrument since middle school, I would highly recommend him.
Haughton B.
Great Internet, great teaching, positive attitude. Amazing!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Ozzie J.

13 Reviews
Mc Lean, VA
Starting at $48
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Doctor of Arts in Piano Performance from Ball State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Ozzie J.

13 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

With 10 years of teaching piano lessons and 3 degrees in piano, I have both the expertise and experience to provide a uniquely tailored learning environment to piano students of all ages and levels. Teaching excites me because it gives me the opportunity to find out each student's individuality and to help them reach their inner potential. Since student goals vary from wanting to play chord charts in a garage band to aspiring to become a concert pianist, I do not have a rigid teaching method - rather, I tailor it to each student. Beyond the fundamentals of technique and reading music, piano lessons with me include focusing any amount of the following: classical, improvisation, composition, theory, jazz, popular styles, hymns, etc... I can't wait to begin guiding you on your musical journey with the piano!

About Ozzie

I am a pianist and a passionate teacher of pianists of all shapes and sizes. The joy of playing the piano is one that my skills as a teacher help me infuse into my students. I also find it to be quite a positive feedback loop for me: teaching makes me want to hone my own skills and playing well give

Recent Reviews
Jacqueline D.
Ozzie really connected with my daughter and made her introduction to piano a positive and fun experience. A patient, kind, and positive teacher!
Rebekah B.
My sixteen-year-old has been taking with Ozzie since the fall. His sound is richer and cleaner than it has ever been. Ozzie is very technically oriented. He emphasizes the hand work, finger work, and overall technique. Thaddaeus' playing sounds so much more mature after these months with Ozzie! Thanks, Ozzie!
Savanna
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Priscilla L.

57 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Priscilla L.

57 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

First thing I do before first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email to introduce myself. We then Briefly discuss the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students would like to achieve by the end of a period. This is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The customized syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during our lesson together.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Priscilla also known as Ms. P. to my students. I'm a mentor who values a unique and creative approach to learning music, art, and even photography. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. As a mom, I’m

Recent Reviews
Jamar
You can not directly get someone to see that they can be better or do better without a bit of influence.
Ms. P has been a positive influencer to my daughter. She taught techniques and gave her a written action plan for practice. I looked for someone my daughter could look up to and see herself in. She’s played drums and piano in school when she was younger and now wants to focus on being a vocalist. Ms. P offers lessons in singing and playing instruments. I figure she would be a perfect example of what you can do with your talents. My daughter words are below:

“Working with Mrs.P was a great experience. i didn’t realize how much breathing comes into play while singing. She showed me how to elongate my voice and sing from my chest instead of my throat. She’s very funny and kind and makes learning a comfortable experience.”

I'm thankful for Takelessons online options and finding Ms. P for my daughter's vocalist growth.
Celina Santa Cruz
Alexia H.
Priscilla has such a calming and warm presence! I love how she opened the lesson with meditation and stretching exercises.

And she jumped right into teaching me the song I wanted to learn how to play. I’m really going to enjoy taking more lessons with her. 😊
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Susan G.

17 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $33
  • Teaching since 1971
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Susan G.

17 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

I've been teaching piano for over 25 years and have taught students from 4 to 70. I try to show each student how to analyze the music to find patterns that make learning notes and rhythms easier.
I also emphasize strategies for practicing that make learning new material a quicker and more efficient process.

About Susan

I was a piano major at UNI and received a B.A. in English with a minor in music. I taught music for several years in Iowa and Pennsylvania. I have an M.A. in Reading, which has been invaluable in analyzing learning styles and teaching to each student's strengths. I have been teaching piano for over

Recent Reviews
Elsa
Mrs. Gause is excellent. She is warm, kind and runs a full lesson. We appreciate her deep level of theory background as a basis for her lessons. She also encourages personal interest and is flexible with music selection. We highly recommend her.
Random
My mom and my aunt got taught by Mrs.Gause. My sister and I also did she is great!
Ariana
Susan is great with kids and obviously very experienced.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Maxwell C.

Washington, DC
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Black Belt of Isshin-ryū from American Budo Kai Association
  • Teaching since 2014
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Maxwell C.

Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

My instruction aims to promote the process of active listening and the curiousity of my students, so they can grow into more sensitive and creative individuals.

About Maxwell

I began teaching myself guitar after two years of experience with the saxophone in middle school band. I furthered my understanding through my studies at UCLA, forming relationships with professors, music students, and LA-based professional musicians/composers. I am currently studying with Andy

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Mike P.

32 Reviews
Fort Washington, MD
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Mike P.

32 Reviews
Book Now
Private Piano Teacher

I can give great lessons about jazz piano and jazz pedagogy for students! These lessons will be fun for the student and I can assist with scales and chord types as well.

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael, I am a graduate of Towson University with a bachelors degree in music and jazz performance and I am eager to teach future musicians how to play the Saxophone/various instruments and to also teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons a

Recent Reviews
Janet L.
It was phenomenal
Matthew
Mike gives great feedback and helps you understand the basics of the saxophone. Asking you what you want to learn and where you want to go with your practice.
Emilio
My son looks forward to his lessons. He’s learning and getting the one on one instruction that he needs to improve.

Looking for an online Piano teacher in Washington, DC?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing piano teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream piano teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Washington is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $120 per hour.
30 min
$44 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$76 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect piano teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each piano lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Piano Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_227666_pi_Headsho
"Zach is patient, knowledgeable, and easy going. He taylors the teaching fairly well to what you want to learn."
Jason
Took Piano lessons from Zachary W.
207550_223305_21119
"Ms. Esther is an excellent teacher! She is very good with my son who is very shy: three lessons in and my son already asked me when we will be going back to Ms. Esther for his next lesson! I have also observed the lessons and I am confident Ms. Esther knows what she is doing. We will definitely be staying on with her😊"
Reynaldo
Took Piano lessons from Esther B.
Profile_216576_pi_6E800E4F-32E0-48E1-8A93-352912D22074
"Excellent and personable instructor that is able to quickly explain and teach the basics to a beginner!"
REBECCA
Took Piano lessons from Erin C.
Profile_251036_pi_5856ce42491b150648226a4e9387429dd943435e
"Jackson has the best energy and motivation for my sometimes stubborn seven year old! He's been a fantastic teacher for the past almost 2 years! I highly recommend Jackson as a teacher."
Tanya
Took Piano lessons from Jackson C.
Profile_248141_pi_4d0e2816d060cf7f4f58cadd2b1c60a8d47faa29
"Shannon’s lessons with my son are going great! He’s so excited to learn. I’m so happy that he’s happy about learning to play the piano."
Ana
Took Piano lessons from Shannon S.
Profile_193446_pi_better%20angle
"She’s so Patient and the fact that when you walk out of those lessons you leave with more knowledge than you had before you walked in. Glynis is amazing"
Omari
Took Piano lessons from Glynis D.
Profile_234866_pi_p1
"Peter got right down to business and it is clear he knows what he is doing. My son is 5 and Peter kept his attention for the full 30 minutes, which is really saying something. At the end of the first lesson, my son was introduced to and could repeat note names; could play a five-note scale; and was learning his right hand from his left. I myself went to Juilliard and Yale for music and am so pleased Peter will be teaching our child(ren)."
Callum
Took Piano lessons from Peter B.
Profile_28225_pi_ANASTASSIA
"Anastassia is so kind and a wonderful teacher! My daughter is a beginner and she is very patient with her, and if she feels confused, which hardly ever happens, but if it does she backs up and reteaches or reinforces, which is the trait of an excelllent teacher!!"
Melanie
Took Piano lessons from Anastassia K.
Profile_241860_pi_7082d9334a220828c3220a1cb7e0be5f02e2da66
"Julia is a great teacher as she was very patient and understanding towards me. I'm in my late 20s and wanted to start learning piano. I was intimidated at first but Julia was such a wonderful teacher that made me really enjoy learning the instrument. I would definitely recommend her to anyone interested in learning music!"
Mark
Took Piano lessons from Julia L.
Profile_94839_pi_Flute%20photo
"Kristy is truly amazing. She teaches piano for my 3 and half yr old. She is an expert in teaching the toddlers! She just goes with the flow of the kid and also teaches him what he needs to learn!!! My son loves her and he always feels happy when we leave for her house!!!"
Aurov
Took Piano lessons from Kirsty C.
View More
View Less

Private Piano Lessons with Local Washington D.C. Teachers

Do you want to privately learn to play the piano with local teachers in or near Washington DC? If yes, then you’ve come to the right place. Private piano lessons and classes with a TakeLessons Certified™ teacher - whether in-home, studio, or online - accelerates your progress, increases enjoyment, and improves every beginner's chances of becoming an expert pianist. It's easy and affordable to book a teacher, and the lessons make a powerful, long-lasting impact.

Our piano teachers in DC work with students of all ages: kids, teenagers, adults, and even seniors. Your teacher can coach you on the basic fundamentals of voice, in addition to the technical aspects such as piano chord progression, hand to keyboard posture, finger speed improvement exerc

...

ises, piano songwriting, key training, note counting, chord inversion, music theory, and more. They also cover the physical, social, and emotional benefits of practicing and playing the piano. They even teach you how to play the piano for different musical genres.

Your piano instructor can teach you different piano techniques and tips, and help you develop good practice routines, so that you can hack your learning experience, and achieve your goals faster. Learn to play better music on any type of piano or keyboard.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, our instructors come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find the perfect match for your interest and skill level. Each instructor's specialties are listed in their profile, along with details about their background, photos, student feedback and lesson availability.

Students taking online piano lessons can learn at their own convenience, enjoy better rates, and choose from a wider selection of teachers nationwide. If you've ever taken any music classes over Skype, you'll love using our interactive TakeLessons Classroom.

We guarantee a personalized experience that will exceed your expectations. In fact, we are so committed to your happiness that we offer all new customers a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on your first lesson. Find the perfect piano teacher in Washington DC today.

Popular Piano Articles from our Blog

15 Easy to Play Pop Songs for Piano | Piano Tutorials | TakeLessons

Did you know that some of today’s most popular music can be played with just a few easy piano chords? If you’re looking for easy pop songs to play on piano, you’re not limited to children’s keyboard songs. In fact, you can play some of the most powerful and popular songs of today with just a handful of chords.  All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor A, Bm, E, A Someone Like You - Adele A, E, F#m, D Clocks - Coldplay Gb, Db, Ab Stay With Me - Sam Smith Am, F, …

By Liz T

How to Find the Best Teacher for Adult Piano Lessons

Piano playing transcends age limitations. Some people start with piano lessons shortly after learning to walk and talk, while others begin learning later in life. If you've decided that learning to play the piano is something you're interested in as an adult, there are few things to keep in mind when considering adult piano lessons - one of them being finding the right teacher for you. Finding the Right Instructor For children learning to play piano, taking private lessons from an instructor …

By Megan L.