about our piano program
Piano instruction is offered as a weekly 30, 45, or 60 minute private lesson. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced lessons are available in a variety of different styles such as classical/traditional, rock, jazz, Christian, and blues. Whatever style of piano you want to learn, our instructors are here to help you and customize a lesson plan for you. If you need a piano tuner, we highly recommend Eric Roberts of Springboro Piano Services.
Piano lessons for beginners of all ages will typically focus on a variety of exemplary method books. These are books are carefully crafted to be fun and engaging while instilling fundamentals such as note-reading, music theory, and technique. All of our instructors love teaching beginning students of all ages, and they provide a positive, encouraging environment for the student.
Piano lessons for intermediate students will focus on expanding technique (scales), repertoire, theory, and musical refinement. Intermediate students are typically graduated out of using method books and starting to learn more complex pieces of music.
Piano lessons for advanced students will focus on cultivating advanced piano technique, repertoire, and musical refinement. Advanced students have a lot of experience and typically wish to take the next step towards becoming a professional musician. Our highly qualified instructors can help you achieve your goals, whether it be preparing for competitions, or for auditions to pursue music at the college level.
Bill Joel. The Beatles. Elton John. Chopin. Movie and show tunes. We understand you want to play music that you know and love, and we are here to help you! Whatever your goals are, we will help you achieve them in a encouraging and friendly environment.
studio pianos & facilities
At Cincinnati School of Music, we've worked hard to provide the very best for our students. All of our piano classrooms are equipped with well-maintained, hand-picked Steinway, Baldwin, Boston (made by Steinway), Yamaha, and Kawai pianos, including three grand pianos.
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What sets us apart
BY FAMILY, FOR FAMILY
Cincinnati School of Music is owned and operated by Anna & Joe Backer, a husband and wife team who are life-long musicians. They reside in Cincinnati with their two daughters and strive every day to make CSM the best possible music learning experience for students.
At Cincinnati School of Music, we provide experienced and talented music teachers who are skilled at teaching students of widely varying ages, experience levels, and personalities.
Unparalleled Customer Service
We take pride in providing the best possible customer experience, and we have professional and friendly office staff available 7 days a week to quickly assist you with any questions about enrolling in lessons, scheduling, student recitals, and student activities.
TROPHIES, AWARD CERTIFICATES, AND WRISTBANDS TO CELEBRATE ACHIEVEMENT
We are the only music school in Cincinnati that gives their students the opportunity to earn special wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them!), trophies, AND certificates for passing musical tests. Our students practice hard and are motivated to succeed so that they can earn their awards. And best of all - this system is free of charge for all CSM students!
WIDEST RANGE OF LESSON TImes
We have lessons available 7 days a week to accommodate your busy schedule.