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Anna L.

Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science in Music from University of Wisconsin-Superior
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Anna L.

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Anna J. Lundgren has more than 10 years of experience teaching piano to students of all ages, from 4 and 5-year-olds to adults over 65 who have never touched a piano. Anna's students engage music using a blended curriculum that emphasizes both reading and eurhythmics - an approach to teaching rhythm and expression through kinesthetic motion.

Anna holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music. She particularly enjoys working with beginners and elementary school-age children.

About Anna

Powderhorn Piano is our family’s piano studio for your whole family. I welcome students of all ages, from those who have never touched a piano before to those who haven't touched a piano in decades to intermediate pianists. I teach at our home in South Minneapolis, just one block from Powderhor

Matthew S.

15 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Masters in Piano from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 2008
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Matthew S.

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M.M. in Piano Performance, B.A. in Performance and Pedagogy. Offering an accelerated course of all styles tailored specifically to each individual. No extra costs of materials, everything provided by Mr. S. His Focus is to make music fun for ANY level student and encourage students to be creative, no matter their goals.

As important as performing is to Matthew, teaching is also an essential part of his mission. His wide knowledge of the instrument's power and his ability to adapt to your goals and learning needs makes him one of the best in the field. Current students are all ages and abilities.

Tablets are encouraged!

Background

Matthew S. is a Mankato, Minnesota native and began performing for the public as a choir accompanist and church musician at age 11. Participation in piano competitions and master classes also helped fuel his passion for the instrument early in life.

Mr. S. earned a B.A. in Piano Performance from Bemidji State University. He received his M.M. ...

About Matthew

M.M. in Piano Performance, B.A. in Performance and Pedagogy. Offering an accelerated course of all styles tailored specifically to each individual. No extra costs of materials, everything provided by Mr. S. His focus is to make music fun for any level student and encourage students to be creative,

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Matt was fantastic and flexible!
Matias
Very fun & awesome piano tutor!
Gail G.
Matt is great! Learned a few things at my first lesson. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Amy W.

16 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Northwestern College (now Northwestern University) in Roseville, MN
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Amy W.

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I have many years of experience teaching students of all ages and ability levels. More of my background is explained in my biography section of this website.

About Amy

As I child I had an early interest in music, dancing and creative things. I took piano lessons and excelled at my chosen instrument, the flute, in band at school. I continued with my music training at Northwestern College in Roseville, Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Mu

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Josie
Very nice instructor!
My 10 year old daughter enjoyed her first lesson!
Candy
Amy is very helpful & instructive -- and, thankfully, very patient with this student.
Payton
Very nice instructor. Professional and knowledgeable of subject material. My daughter can be easily intimidated and my daughter said she felt very comfortable with Amy.

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Ciara D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BFA Music - Piano Performance / Minor - Mass Communications from University of Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ciara D.

3 Reviews
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Students will discover that music is both creative and interpretive art. Not only is music a way to express yourself, but can help make every day activities seem brighter and fun!

About Ciara

Ciara is a classical pianist and accompanist, vocalist, singer/songwriter and piano teacher. With 4 years of teaching experience, Ciara has taught a range of students from elementary beginners to experienced college students. She has studied piano for 16 years with master teachers nationwide, i

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Greg
Found Ciara and have recommended her to everybody I know!
Alex
Great and easy to work with :)
Larry
Ciara is very organized and thorough. I'm also a musician and have been a music teacher, and I'm very happy taking my daughter to Ciara. My daughter enjoys her lessons.
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Bilin Z.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese
  • Master Degree in Composition from Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Awarded Wind Ensemble Competition from the Boston Conservatory
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Bilin Z.

4 Reviews
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I've learned the piano more than 21 years and I've been giving private piano lesson since 2012. I customize the lessons to my students needs, goals, personality, and interests. I teach both classical and popular music and techniques to provide a fun and interesting learning experience to all ages students. In addition, my piano lessons include some music theory, background knowledge and music appreciation.

About Bilin

Bilin Zheng is a Boston-based Chinese composer who graduated with her master's degree and professional study certificate from Boston conservatory at Berklee. She won the Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble Competition, which premiered her new piece, Infinity, in 2018. The same piece was selected to

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Julia
It’s rare that you find thIs combination of talent, patience, and experience in one teacher.
Heather
Bilin is an extremely talented composer who has experience on many instruments, piano, violin, and others. She is valued highly by her students.
Jeremy
Miss Bilin is an excellent piano teacher. She is so good with my little ones. She is patient and knows exactly what they both need to improve.

George F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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George F.

6 Reviews
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Teaching piano begins with learning, playing, knowing, and loving the piano and the music it can produce. You will learn the music theory (scales to modes, rhythm, music signs), develop a good piano technic, improve sight reading. I teach classical and contemporary styles.

About George

I am so glad you’re here! The music lessons for young children are full of fun, interactive activities with iPads apps and traditional methods that not only help develop a strong musical foundation and build essential life skills, but offer a unique bonding experience for you and your child.

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Gilbert ..
George explained things very simply.
Alexander J.
George, was very patient, kind, and seem very knowledgeable. He seems to understand the pedagogy of teaching to kids and realize they all learn differently. I personally think he went above and beyond for my Son first class and for our first introduction. He offered a more modern approach method of teaching music and Piano to my son who so far seem more receptive in learning and practicing. Will se where that take us but I am very please so far.
Tracie S.
George is totally passionate about teaching. He encourages the kids to practice and do their best. He has great knowledge and understanding of music theory. He is pleasant, easy going and works really well with kids. Overall really good teacher. Recommend!

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Saint Paul, MN

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Saint Paul is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $167 per hour.
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$40 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Excellent lesson., Ryan is very professional, explaining the purpose of each assignment, having a notebook for the instructions, and focusing on the student's desires during the lesson. I am very excited by his enthusiasm and look forward to my lessons. I couldn't wait to practice after he left, even succeeding at part of the assignment that I had doubts I could complete."
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"Christine has been very reliable and punctual. She is very sweet and patient with my 6 year old. My daughter is very comfortable with her and likes her a lot. I would recommend her to anyone looking to take piano lessons."
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Took Piano lessons from Christine K.
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"Priscilla has been a great music teacher (piano and guitar) for our two sons. She is always very professional, courteous and patient, and brings a lot of enthusiasm which has made their music lessons lots of fun. Highly recommended!"
Helen
Took Piano lessons from Priscilla D.
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"I am soooo happy that I selected Mr. Raymond as my instructor. His teaching method makes it easy to learn and he motivates me to continue. He is truly a talented musician and an excellent instructor!"
Greta
Took Piano lessons from Raymond A.
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"Kristin has worked with my granddaughter for over a year and has done a wonderful job. She is patient with my young granddaughter and teaches her theory as well as how to play the piano. Kristin has also help my granddaughter learn hymns to play at church on special occasions. My granddaughter really looks forward to her lessons with kristin."
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Took Piano lessons from Kristin A.
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"Cândida is a very talented and dedicated musician. She clearly also has a passion for teaching since she takes great pleasure in helping students discover and develop their full potential. Simply put, she combines the perfect skills for an effective learning experience. I highly recommend her for anyone who loves music.
On a more personal note, a bit of how I met Cândida. I first started playing piano a long time ago but, after a couple of years, quit and never tried again. I had been willing to get back to classes for a while but hesitated several times. Cândida played a central role in encouraging me to do that and making me comfortable in this new beginning. Our connection was immediate and I have been taking lessons with her since then. During this time, it has also been very inspiring to learn from such a young yet experienced musician. Her method is very practical: although it is naturally easier to interact in in-presence, her Skype lessons really work. She has also been very flexible with regards to schedule. And, most importantly, always welcomes you to class with a bright Brazilian smile.
Again, could not recommend her more! Enjoy!"
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"Sean has been teaching our 6y.o son for a few months now. He is very patient with him , but at the same time redirects our son if he gets distracted. He is easy to communicate with and our son loves learning music from Sean. Really appreciate him teaching the suzuki method which we started off earlier with."
Nithiya
Took Piano lessons from Sean L.
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"Janis has been working with my daughter on multiple subjects, including Piano, reading, math, science, and ukulele since she was 4 years old. The impact that she has had on my child goes beyond just being a teacher - she has helped shape her personality and has instilled in her a love and enthusiasm for learning that is priceless."
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"Lana is a truly gifted teacher. She started teaching our daughter when she was 6 (now turning 8). Her progress has been exceptional and she absolutely loves her lessons. Lana is patient and kind and never gets frustrated.. She always makes the lesson positive, upbeat, fun, and productive. Our daughter can tend to get frustrated when pieces get harder and Lana knows just when to pull back to a more fun, easier song, and when to push through and get amazing results. She is truly something special."
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Took Piano lessons from Lana G.
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"Sharon is an amazing teacher! Talented, kind, funny, and patient! I can't wait for my next lesson."
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Piano Lessons in Saint Paul

As a pianist, one of the best methods you can use to master your instrument is to listen to other piano players live! If you’re taking piano lessons in Saint Paul and the Minneapolis area consider yourself lucky! You live in a city with a thriving live music scene, great music festivals and plenty of music and record stores. In other words, there are many opportunities for you to enhance your study by attending live performances throughout the city as you continue taking piano lessons in Saint Paul! Live Music Venues Saint Paul and the Minneapolis area both offer lovers of any musical genre plenty of opportunities to catch a live performance of their favorite music. Whether your love is for jazz, rock, blues, or classical - there’s a venue for you in the city. Here are a few to check out!

• Dakota Jazz Club - Located downtown at 1010 Nicollet Mall, the Dakota brings the best world-renowned jazz artists to the heart of downtown 7 nights a week. Past pianists who have performed include Joey Calderazzo, Danilo Perez and Ran Blake. A great place to hear live piano music. http://www.dakotacooks.com/

• Aster Café – Located at 125 Mainstreet Southeast, the Aster is another wonderful place to hear live music. The lineup is eclectic and features everything from solo piano players, Americana, New Orleans traditional jazz, and Bluegrass music. http://www.astercafe.com/

• Famous Dave’s BBQ and Blues – Located at 3001 Hennepin Ave. If you love rock and blues piano, Famous Dave’s is a great place to check it out! Live bands perform every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night with occasional weekly performances by local jazz groups. http://www.famousdaves.com/Calhoun

• Fine Line Music Café – Located in the heart of the Warehouse District at 318 First Avenue North, Fine Line is a showcase for top local, regional and national acts. Thousands of artists have graced its stage in the past 25 years. This is a great venue for checking out piano players from all genres. http://finelinemusic.com/

Festivals Saint Paul and Minneapolis plays host to numerous art and music festivals year round that feature live piano performance. Highlights include:

• Stone Arch Bridge Festival – Hosts three stages with dozens of local bands and pianists, keyboardists and organists, along with evening concerts on Water Power Park. http://www.stonearchbridgefestival.com/

• Twin Cities Jazz Festival – One of the largest jazz festivals in the Upper Midwest, the Twin Cities Jazz Festival features non-stop jazz by some of the best piano players and jazz musicians in the world. All weekend, neighborhood bars and restaurants also feature non-stop jazz music. http://www.hotsummerjazz.com/

Piano Joints A number of piano bars have opened in Minneapolis in recent years. Shout House Dueling Pianos, Nye’s Polonaise Room, Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos and Murray's are all great piano bars worth a visit!

Piano Resources Are you looking for a new piano, piano music, or repair? Schmitt Music has been a staple in the Minneapolis area for all things piano since 1896. If you’re looking for a new instrument or hard to find piano sheet music this is the place. http://www.schmittmusic.com/

Record Stores Saint Louis and Minneapolis are home to a number of independent record stores where you can find everything from rare classical piano recordings to the latest jazz, rock, pop, gospel and funk records. Check out Know Name Records (http://www.knowname.com/), Extreme Noise Records (http://www.extremenoise.com/), and Road Runner Records (http://www.landspeedrecords.com/) where you can find all musical genres!

If you’re currently taking piano lessons in Saint Paul or Minneapolis, you have dozens of opportunities to hear and learn from the best piano players in the world - 7 nights a week! Listening is an important part of learning to play piano. Head out to the bars, restaurants, concert halls, and festivals in Saint Paul and Minneapolis and get to work!

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