Miriam Vessels

Miriam V.

Indianapolis, IN
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I studied organ in college and have played organ in churches for almost forty years. You at least be at the intermediate level in piano before you are ready for organ lessons. You will learn technique for manuals and pedals. You don't have to aspire to play in public if you have access to an organ in your home or elsewhere where you can just play for your own enjoyment.
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Miriam delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 80

Teaching since:
September 1970

I have taught private piano lessons to all ages and levels for more than forty years. I prefer to teach in my home and in certain situations I teach in students' homes. If I teach in a student's home, there must be a piano or keyboard on the first floor of the home. For lessons in your home, you will need to pay an additional fee for my travel expenses. I teach sightreading, rhythm, musical expression, technique and music theory. The student will need either a piano or keyboard available for practicing between lessons. Titles of method books to be purchased will be given to the parent at the first lesson. If a student has books that were used with a previous teacher, I will consider continuing in those books if they are the appropriate level for the student. I enjoy sharing my love of music with my students. I am a patient teacher and I consider the individuality and goals of each student. I was a church organist and accompanist for many years.

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Jan 2017 - Present
Fourth Church of Christ Scientist, Indianapolis

Sep 1982 - Oct 2013
Downey Avenue Christian Church, Indianapolis, IN

Apr 1978 - Jul 1979
Indianapolis Opera Company

Elementary Music Teacher
Oct 1965 - Jun 1967
Gerard Institute, Sidon, Lebanon


Master of Music (in piano performance)
Sep 1960 - May 1963
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Bachelor of Music (in piano performance)
Sep 1956 - May 1960
Samford University


Fluent / Native Proficiency


American Guild of Organists
Sep 1994

The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music. To achieve this we: 1. Encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music 2.Inspire, educate, and offer certification for organists and choral conductors 3. Provide networking, fellowship, and mutual support 4.Nurture future generations of organists 5. Promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles; and 6. Engage wider audiences with organ and choral music.

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10 Reviews

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Molly M Aug 29, 2018
Piano · In studio

My kids really like Miss Miriam. My 8yo and 5yo currently take lessons with Miriam. Miriam is always flexible to work around changes in our schedule.

Mischa M. Aug 25, 2018
Piano · In home

Ms Miriam V is a kind, patient and a knowledgeable piano teacher. Both of my daughters love to have her as their teacher.

Edward C. May 17, 2018
Piano · In home

Miriam is the most punctual, professional and loving teacher we have experienced. If I could give her six stars I would.

tina Jun 27, 2017
Piano · In home

great experience cant wait for the next class. Have a lot to learn but willing.

Nathan F. May 19, 2017
Piano · In home

Nathan told us he enjoyed his first lesson.
Thank you!

Chandler C. Feb 5, 2017
Piano · In home

Miriam is very consistent, very easy to work with, very direct and very well recieved by our son.

Sophie Jul 1, 2016
Piano · In home

Today was the first lesson ever for my six year old daughter. Miriam was very welcoming and patient and made her feel comfortable and successful.

Mike Jun 1, 2016
Piano · In home

Miriam V. is a great piano teacher. My 11 years old son takes lesson from her for almost two years now. She is very professional and good at what she does. She is very patient with my son. My son loves her. His piano skill has been improved a lot since she taught him.

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Paul Jun 1, 2016
Piano · In studio

I've been studying with Ms. Vessels for 21/2 yrs. now. My success has been amazing during this time.

Brandi May 31, 2016
Piano · In studio

We enjoy lessons so much. Our daughter looks forwards to them. And we hope to have her teach her baby brother when he is old enough.

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