How to Teach Piano
Updated: March 29, 2019
This article was co-authored by Michael Noble, PhD. Michael Noble is a professional concert pianist who received his PhD in Piano Performance from the Yale School of Music in 2018. He has been playing piano since 1995, and has performed at Carnegie Hall and at other venues across the United States, Europe, and Asia.
There are 10 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.
If you’re a skilled pianist, private instruction can be a rewarding and lucrative business venture. While starting a piano studio can be a daunting task, it is possible if you make a thorough plan and maintain realistic expectations. Once you’ve worked out all of the logistics for your new endeavor, being an effective teacher is as easy as showing interest in your students’ lives, developing custom lesson plans for each student, and making learning this beautiful instrument an enjoyable process.