Frequently Asked Questions

What ages do you teach? 

My students range from 2 to 78-years-old! 

For young beginners, I usually recommend starting in kindergarten, but every child is different! 

What levels do you teach? 

All levels! 

What curriculum do you use? 

I use age-appropriate Bastien curriculum! We focus on reading music, theory, and technique. I also like my students to have one or two standalone pieces of their choice to master - anything from pop, classical, Disney, or hymns. For my teen and adult students, you will be playing so much in merely one lesson! You'll be amazed!

How often should I practice? 

This is what I recommend for weekly practice times:

Students age 12 & under:

Your Age

x 2  

=  _____  minutes 

4-5 days a week

Students age 12+:

30-40 minutes a day

5 days a week

I don't have a piano. Can I use a keyboard?  

While I recommend an acoustic piano for practicing, some keyboards will be sufficient! 

You will want to be sure your keyboard has the following specifications: 

Do you accept transfer students?

Yes! If you are looking to make a change, then please reach out to me. I’d love to have you join me!


Why is the piano the best instrument to learn first?

The piano is a foundational instrument and transfers so well to other instruments and singing!