Piano Lessons

Orlando Piano Lessons for Children through Adults.

All Lessons are currently being taught virtually through Zoom for our students safety.

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“It’s hard to imagine a piano teacher as patient and easy-going with kids as Will is. He helps them focus, makes it fun, and they always are excited to come back! We drive over an hour for piano lessons. It’s totally worth it.”

These are words from a parent of one of Mr. Will’s students.

virtual pianoOur piano lessons aren’t just about notes and pitches or practices and performances. It’s about flourishing in a nurturing and motivating environment, and developing the skills to enjoy making music for the rest of your life.

Our piano lessons begin with the Simply Music method. Simply Music Piano is a remarkable, Australian-developed piano and keyboard program that offers a breakthrough in music education. This unique method has children, teens, adults and seniors playing great sounding blues, classical, contemporary and accompaniment piano pieces – from their very first lessons.

In the same way that we all learn to talk before we learn to read, Simply Music Piano temporarily delays music reading and introduces a revolutionary, ‘playing-based’ methodology. This remarkably natural approach to learning music introduces students to an array of unique concepts that unfold directly onto the keyboard.

All potential students are invited for a free trial lesson to allow the opportunity to see first-hand how we teach and ensure that we are the right match for you. Simply contact us to set up a free trial lesson.

Contact us to schedule.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

What age do you start offering lessons?

Generally we start at age 5 and up. Because we know every child learns and develops differently, if your child is under 5 we are still happy to discuss a trial lesson to see if they may be ready. Also, not every 5 year old is developmentally ready. We always encourage a trial lesson to see if it is the correct time to begin.

How long and often are your lessons?

Generally, our piano lessons are 30 minutes, once a week. That said, based on the situation we sometimes offer shorter or longer lessons, but 30 minute weekly lessons is the typical length.

Your ‘playing based’ method sounds interesting, but when will students begin reading music?

Every student progresses at their own rate based on their own individual characteristics. While we do not start with reading music, even from the first lesson we are learning note names, chords, progressions and other musical concepts. When the musical reading skills are introduced, the student is already a comfortable piano player, and the reading comes much more naturally. This avoids overwhelming the student with playing, theory, reading and more all in the first portion of the process. Normally we begin music reading within 6-12 months of lessons.

Do you offer lessons for adults or just children?

Lessons are offered for ALL ages. We have many adult students who have always wanted to learn to play and never had the opportunity as a child. The method works great for children, adults and seniors too, it’s never too late.

When do you offer lessons?

The majority of piano lessons are in the after school time slots, although we can also offer lessons for home-schoolers and adults during the day. Contact us to check on available time slots. We do everything we can to come up with a slot that works for both of our schedules.

Do you offer lessons in the evenings or on weekends?

We do offer evening lessons Monday-Thursday based on time slot availability. We do not offer regularly scheduled lessons on the weekend.

What is your make-up policy if I miss a lesson?

If a lesson is missed we try our best to schedule a makeup lesson within that month, based on both parties availability.

Do you have recitals?

Yes, we have 2 recitals each year. Our holiday recital is in December, and our end of school year recital is in May. Each student plays one piece at the recital, either a piece from our books or they can pick out a song of their choosing for us to work on. The recital is a great experience. The instructor is always next to the student to help as much or as little as needed. We make the recital a special and safe atmosphere. There is always a potluck dessert afterwards to celebrate!

SCHOOL YEAR 2020-21 CALENDAR


Our School Year includes 34 weeks of classes with some scheduled weeks off which are noted below.
Kindermusik Virtual+ School Year begins – Aug. 31 – Sept. 4

Bilingual Birdies Online begins – New Unit begins Sept. 7 (Aug. 31 class is included in enrollment)
Kindermusik Virtual+ School Year ends – May 24 – 28
Bilingual Birdies Online runs year round. Scheduled breaks are the same as all other classes. 

OFF – Thanksgiving week – Nov. 23 – 27
OFF – Holiday/Winter break 
– Dec. 21 – Jan. 10
OFF – Spring Break – March 15 – 19, 2021

All classes held online via zoom in a secure classroom. Due to licensing agreements and child protection laws, we do not record classes. All classes are live and interactive.

SUMMER 2021 CALENDAR


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Our Summer includes 10 weeks of in person & online virtual classes! 

Summer session A (five weeks)
All Locations: June 7 – July 16 (no class 6/28/2021 – 7/2/2021)

Summer session B (five weeks)
All Locations: July 19 – August 20

Monthly Online Virtual Bilingual Birdies runs along with the dates above including scheduled breaks.  

Classes in Summer will be offered in person and virtually. An option of attending both in person and virtual is available as well. In person classes will be held as long as covid-19 conditions continue to improve and we feel it is safe to hold them. In person classes will have safety protocols including mask wearing in order to attend. Virtual classes will continue no matter what! More information about Summer will be available soon.