Saint Augustine Piano Lessons

Looking for private in-home or in-studio Piano lessons? Our Saint Augustine teachers are ready to get you started. Find your teacher today!

Use your current location
Featured On

Why TakeLessons?

Our teachers have taught
1 , 5 5 1 , 2 6 0
lessons and counting!

Popular Piano Teachers Near Saint Augustine

Check out some of our most popular teachers near Saint Augustine including Saint Johns, Ponte Vedra, Hastings, Elkton and San Mateo.

Showing 5 results View More
Profile_71673_pi_IMG_3946

Heather L.

Saint Augustine, FL

My piano students learn how to read music, play with proper technique, and express themselves musically. More importantly, they learn to believe in themselves and their own strengths. We'll begin our learning journey together by discussing your specific goals. Each and every student's lessons are customized to his preferences.

About Heather

More important than my conservatory education and my experience as an educator and a performer is my passion for teaching music and acting and my undying belief that anyone can learn to be a musician and an actor. I'm currently available to teach lessons in my own St. Augustine home studio, and online around the globe.

I'm a graduate of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey and a winner of its merit scholarship.
After performing with the New York and Royal Philharmonics, the New Jersey and Virginia Symphonies, the American Boy Choir and the internationally renowned opera star
, Andrea Bocelli, studying opera and piano at Westminster Choir College and performance art and improvisational acting at East Carolina University in North Carolina, and appearing in shows and pageants across the east coast, I found my life's work in 2003 when I began teaching music.

I've successfully taught hundreds of different students since 2003, from 5-year-olds with special needs, to middle-aged professional opera singers, from a linguistics professor in Saudi Arabia, to a 65-year-old doctor of music. I've created and led a workshop about singing called, "The Whole Body Singer". I've written dozens of articles about music and music education for the blog at TakeLessons.com.

My extensive knowledge of the voice has encouraged and empowered hundreds of singers and prepared many of them to win competitions, pageants and auditions, as well as roles in operas and musicals.
Having both taught myself piano and received formal training at a conservatory has prepared me to teach almost anyone how to play.
The intensive training and education that I received at Westminster Choir College in songwriting, music theory and sight reading has benefited my students at every level.
My current work as singer and keyboardist in the acoustic rock duo, Timberwood, has strengthened my knowledge of a broad range of styles and genres. I have a strong commitment to continuing my education. That's why I recently (2014) studied songwriting online with the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

In the lessons that I teach, I'm flexible, positive and encouraging. While I want my students to have fun and love music, not dread it, I expect hard work and persistence. I am caring, patient, nurturing, and compassionate. In piano lessons, I usually allow the student to choose a piece with which to warm up and then move on to technique and repertoire. In voice lessons, I usually warm up the singer and discuss technique and sight singing before focusing on song choices. Joan Frey Boytim wrote a book for voice that I like to use, and I like the Estelle Liebling exercises for the more advanced singer. Hanon exercises are a big part of my piano curriculum, and I enjoy the Bastien and Alfred books for young and old. I have used completely random songs pulled out of a piano bench and a karaoke CD for kids. I will use almost anything I can get my hands on if it means effectively teaching music.
Acting lessons consist of exercises and games that apply learned concepts, and monologue and audition coaching. Parents are always welcome to observe lessons quietly.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide an acoustic guitar to bring to voice lessons. I expect my piano students to have a piano, an organ or a keyboard.

***Home Studio Equipment***
In my home studio, my students will have access to an acoustic guitar, an electronic keyboard, an acoustic piano and PC audio recording.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching classical, pop and musical theater singing, classical and pop/rock/chordal style piano, and sightreading, including solfege syllables. I enjoy using Estelle Liebling as my voice method and Hanon for piano technique. I have coursework in jazz and pop theory and songwriting from Westminster Choir College. Teaching special needs individuals is also one of my specialties, and one that I highly enjoy. I have coursework in Meisner technique and experience in both theatre acting and musical theatre.
...

Reviews

Silhouette-80
Sara R. April 20, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I purchased these lessons for my granddaughter who is nine years old she is a very first time guitar player Heather was absolutely fabulous kind positive and took all the time that Sara needed with each thing she tauter Sarah's looking forward to more lessons with her
Silhouette-80
Courtney March 14, 2016
Piano · In home
We love Mrs. Lanza! She is a well rounded experienced musician and a very adaptable and effective teacher. She is willing to grow and explore with the student to maintain interest. She has done a fabulous job working with my young son the past couple of years.
Silhouette-80
Monty February 12, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
I love Heather! She makes you feel instantly comfortable and I look forward to every lesson.
View More
View Profile
Heather L.

Heather L.

Saint Augustine, FL 32084
(27)
starting at
$29 / 30-min
Profile_29825_pi_737123_738319079553384_2530586455275354590_o

Logan D.

Jacksonville, FL

I have been playing piano for about 5 years now. I will be teaching students how to become technically strong and comfortable with the instrument and becoming aware of how it works. repertoire for students will include whatever style they want to learn. I'll get the student reading, playing, and having fun with the piano in just a couple of weeks!

About Logan

I have been teaching and helping people on this musical journey since January 2011. it pretty much started out with me just helping friends become better artists and better people. I enjoyed helping so much that I thought it would be a good idea to share the knowledge even more so I branched out through takelessons.com. I can teach beginner and intermediate levels in guitar, piano, ukulele, and music theory.
...
View More
View Profile
Logan D.

Logan D.

Jacksonville, FL 32258
starting at
$20 / 30-min
Profile_61991_pi_director%20photo

Frederick V.

Jacksonville, FL

I've been teaching piano for 9 years and my students have gone on to gain acceptance to various arts schools, magnet schools, and college music programs. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to read and understand basic sheet music and as time goes on you'll be able to perform songs matched to your ability. I specialize in classical music, early childhood music education, typically use 3-4 method books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: professional quality digital piano, music stand, and various teaching aids. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!.

About Frederick

Mr. Frederick V has a very extensive and diverse musical background as a woodwind instrumentalist. He has performed professionally in 25 countries touring with several bands and ensembles in his military music career as well as his civilian music career. He as played for numerous dignitaries including, 3 United States presidents, ambassadors, foreign presidents, and congressmen. During his time with Navy Band Southeast he was featured as a soloist numerous times on clarinet, saxophone, and flute in a variety of groups. He served as principal clarinetist in the navy band wind ensemble. He has
taught woodwind instruments at various music studios, privately, and in public schools. He has served as a guest artist clinician with music programs and universities in multiple countries throughout the Americas. His students have placed in the district and state level bands, and been accepted to various arts/magnet schools. Some have gone on to be music majors in college.
...

Reviews

Thumb_55aee85774528_review_10-20-13%20Heather%20playing%20sax
Heather July 21, 2015
Saxophone · In home
My first lesson with Frederick was great. I'm an intermediate player and he started me off with good discipline exercises. He is a doubler on clarinet and flute and that is what I want to do. I think he'll be a good coach.
Silhouette-80
Harold K. April 21, 2015
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
Very understanding teacher...listened to what I wanted to accomplish...refreshed my memory on many important aspects that I'd forgotten over my long layoff from playing...emphasized new techniques that would enhance / correct my playing habits and practicing. Looking forward to advancing and playing again !!
View More
View Profile
Frederick V.

Frederick V.

Jacksonville, FL 32223
(2)
starting at
$28 / 30-min
Profile_82469_pi_1779041_425835990884005_192264701_n

Angelia D.

Palm Coast, FL

At an early age my parents discovered that piano was a great way for me to learn and focus. Since my first encounter with a private lesson I have stayed in lessons with different teachers wherever I moved to. In college I was in the music program at Rollins College. I emerged from Rollins with a wealth of knowledge and a hunger to pass the information on to others so that they can enjoy music in every aspect of their life.

About Angelia

At an early age my parents discovered that piano was a great way for me to learn and focus. Since my first encounter with a private lesson I have stayed in lessons with different teachers wherever I moved to. In college I was in the music program at Rollins College. I emerged from Rollins with a wealth of knowledge and a hunger to pass the information on to other so that they can enjoy music in every aspect of their life.

The ability to give each student and each song a unique individualistic approach that gives life a song, a lyric, or a beat that will live on in them forever. No matter wh
at you want to learn, music is a great place to start.
...
View More
View Profile
Angelia D.

Angelia D.

Palm Coast, FL 32164
starting at
$20 / 30-min
Profile_86063_pi_image

Sarah Y.

Fleming Island, FL

Experienced pianist of 20 plus years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music theory skills and genre appreciation. I am open and flexible to the materials used during lessons - however prefer to include theory book as well as a lesson book.

About Sarah

Hi, there! My name is Sarah Y and I can't wait to meet you! I've been playing the piano since I turned four and thrive on sharing my passion for music with others. I'm an easy going and passionate person and my teaching style is fun, creative, and understanding. I look forward to meeting you and having some fun with the keys!
...

Reviews

Silhouette-80
Briana C. April 15, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
My daughter really enjoyed the lesson n is motivated to continue learning. Teacher wa very pleasant n prepared. Thank you!!
Silhouette-80
Ethan April 6, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
She was very friendly, was knowledgable and informative. My son was able to pick up where he left off after 3 months or more; just moved here and had to wait for his piano to come....loved how she connected with him, and discover his abilities and what he needs to work on. Very excited for my son for his upcoming lessons with her.
View More
View Profile
Sarah Y.

Sarah Y.

Fleming Island, FL 32003
(2)
starting at
$20 / 30-min

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress,
we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Search for a teacher

Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.

Schedule your lessons

When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.

GetStarted
BrowseListings

Connect with your teacher

Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

Can't find a teacher in Saint Augustine?

No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you
need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.

 
Online

Convenient

Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.

Affordable

Typically priced lower than local lessons.

Effective

Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.

Learn More

Piano Lesson Reviews from Students

Students are raving about their Piano instructors on TakeLessons. Check out some of these recent reviews.

190 5-Star Student Reviews in Saint Augustine through TakeLessons!

Free Piano Lessons with an Expert Teacher

Learn how to play the piano in these video tutorials from a professional piano teacher!

Have you always wanted to play the piano? We’re here to help! Get started with these 20 video tutorials hosted by San Diego, CA piano teacher Jordan M, one of our expert instructors with TakeLessons.com. In this free video series, you’ll get an introduction to the instrument and learn a few easy exercises to get you reading music and understanding rhythm!

Video #1: Intro to the Piano

Intro to the Piano: Learn about the parts of the piano and how to find the all-important Middle C.

Video #2:
Piano Basics

Learn about proper posture, hand placement, and other beginner essentials.

Video #3:
Reading Piano Notes

Learn about the treble and bass clefs, and tips for remembering the notes on the piano.

Video #4:
Time and Key Signatures

Learn what all those sharps and flats really mean, and how to decode your music.

Video #5:
Understanding Rhythm

Follow along to master quarter notes, quarter rests, and half rests.

Sign up below to get free access to all 20 videos in the piano lesson series!

Thank you for your submission.

Recent Piano Articles from the Blog

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, check out the Piano articles on our blog.

Test Yourself: 10 Classical Pieces Behind Modern-Day Songs

Don't care for classical? You might be surprised at how many modern-day singers and bands have borrowed from famous classical composers, and how many classical songs you'll instantly recognize because of it! Read on as Chicago, IL piano teacher Erin W. shares a few examples...   Regardless of your musical background, you may be more familiar with classical music than you think! Throughout the centuries, composers have created timeless works of art that continue to capture our hear … Read More
Test Yourself: 10 Classical Pieces Behind Modern-Day Songs
Don't care for classical? You might be surprised at how many modern-day singers and bands have borrowed from famous classical composers, and how many classical songs you'll instantly recognize because of it! Read on as Chicago, IL piano teacher Erin W. shares a few examples...   Regardless of your musical background, you may be more familiar with classical music than you think! Throughout the centuries, composers have created timeless works of art that continue to capture our hear
How Much Are Piano Lessons? You Might be Surprised...
Interested in piano lessons? You've come to the right place! The benefits of working with a private music teacher are clear: you get one-on-one guidance from a professional, a customized lesson plan, and someone to hold you accountable. And as most musicians will tell you, the investment you make in your training is completely worth it when you start seeing improvements. But for the more budget-conscious beginners, you might still be wondering: how much are piano lessons on average?
Learn to Play Piano Online | How Do Online Lessons Work?
Curious about how online piano lessons work, and if they're right for you? Here, Brooklyn, NY teacher Liz T. shares what to expect as you learn to play piano online...   Thanks to technology today, you can learn to play piano online, right from your own living room, with some of the best music teachers anywhere in the US! You may be apprehensive about starting at first, and wondering if learning to play piano online is as effective as taking lessons in person. The answer is yes!
How to Make Composing Fun for Singers and Pianists
Want to learn how to compose a song, but not sure where to start? Here, Saint Augustine, FL teacher Heather L. shares her strategy for teaching the process and making it fun at the same time! Read on to learn more...   Teaching my voice and piano students how to compose a song is a huge part of my curriculum. It is multi-functional, in that it works to hone students' sightsinging, musicianship, creativity, and theory knowledge in practice. And with most students out of school for
Too Many Piano Key Neckties and 14 More Problems Only Pianists Understand
No matter how much you love playing the piano, it can also drive you crazy! Can you relate to these common piano problems? 1. When you're practicing and you need to turn the page. Someone please invent a way to turn the page without having to stop playing! Luckily, if you own an iPad, a music app like forScore can help organize your music and turn the pages while you play. 2. When your fingers won't listen to you. Sometimes you know in your head exactly what you need to do to

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More