Piano Lessons in Lakewood, OH
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Our Approach to Piano Lessons at Lakewood Music Academy
We believe every student is unique and different in their own way. Therefore, why should lessons be any different? Each piano lesson is tailored to the individual student’s specific interests and needs.
While focusing on foundational elements such as proper technique, reading music, finger position etc., our teachers also help students learn songs they are familiar with. This includes movie theme music, popular songs on the radio, their favorite classical artist etc. This helps keep students motivated and pushing further to learn each week.
Piano Lessons Should Be Fun!
We know that an interest in piano may be what first brings you into our school – but having fun is what keeps you coming back! Here at Lakewood Music Academy, our goal is for every student to LOVE their music lessons as they embark on a rewarding journey of progress and discovery. We put the “fun” in fundamentals!
Our knowledgeable staff blends a high standard of music education with a creative, student-focused approach that gives students space to discover and nurture their passion for music and the piano. Whether it’s your first time at the keys or you’re a seasoned pianist, our teachers are ready to help you progress quickly toward your goals – while having fun along the way.
We Emphasize Healthy Technique
Healthy technique is critical to lifelong enjoyment of the piano. Our first priority is teaching strong fundamentals, including hand, wrist and arm technique, bench position, and pedaling. We believe that full-body instruction is essential to musicianship and safeguards students from injury.
Once the fundamentals are in place, you and your teacher can craft the story you want your music to tell. Our qualified teachers will assist you in developing musicianship and exploring nuance through dynamics, pausing, phrasing, and varying tempos. Learn with us as we infuse elements of music theory and music history into our well-rounded approach to fostering musical excellence.
We Care About Your Musical Interests & Goals
There is no one-size-fits-all method of piano instruction. Regardless of ability or prior experience, our teachers take an individualized approach to each of our students – underpinned by detailed individual assessments, a personalized learning plan, and one-on-one guidance throughout your musical journey.
While fundamentals and technique are essential, our ultimate goal is to equip students to begin exploring their own personal musical style and interests. Your teacher will work with you to understand where you want to go, and craft a unique plan to get you there. Whether your style is classical or pop (or anything in between), Lakewood Music Academy helps students excel in their craft while encouraging the occasional step outside the comfort zone to try something new.
Meet Our Incredible Piano Teachers
Laura Morabith started playing by ear at the age of 6 at which time she also began learning to play the violin. When she began, She was fully self-taught and learned how
Voice, Piano, Guitar & Brass
Meghan Galloway teaches K-8 general music on the west side of Cleveland. She received her Bachelor of Music in music theory from Ithaca College. Meghan attended Eastern Illinois University to study music
David Debick has served as director of music at Brecksville United Church of Christ since 2002, where he directs an adult choir, a children’s choir, a soprano recorder/dulcimer/guitar ensemble, and a youth
Trumpet, Piano & Ukulele
Thomas McKeon is a Lakewood native who has been teaching and performing in the Cleveland area for over 10 years. Thomas received his Bachelor’s degree in Trumpet Performance from Otterbein University before
Brass, Ukulele, Guitar, Piano & Drums/Percussion.
Fred Clark obtained his education at the University of Tampa, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Music degree in Music Education. While in Tampa, he performed in many different situations, from
Voice & Piano
Samantha Loomis is an active voice teacher in the Cleveland area, offering private voice lessons and piano lessons at the Lakewood Music Academy. Samantha also directs the Children’s Choir at Westlake United
We Offer Simple Pricing to Fit Your Schedule & Budget
Weekly 30 Min
30 minute lessons are great for building a strong foundation.
Weekly 45 Min
Fit for both beginners & intermediate students who need more than 30 minutes.
Weekly 60 Min
Longer lessons, perfect for motivated, intermediate or advanced musicians.
What you can expect
1. Together we explore student musical goals.
2.We match students with one of our expert instructors.
3.Start attending lessons! Parents can receive progress reports each week.
Lisa J. | Parent
“My daughter loves going to her lessons!”