Piano Lessons in Schaumburg, IL
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Our Approach to Piano Lessons
We recognize each aspiring pianist as a unique individual. That’s why our piano instructors foster creative expression in their students, encouraging them to pursue their musical goals. Our approach is flexible, fostering musical creativity while simultaneously supporting proper keyboard techniques. We strive to ensure that our piano students acquire the fundamentals necessary to become literate musicians, so music reading/writing skills and relevant music theory are always incorporated. Below is a basic outline of our approach.
Learn to play piano from talented, experienced teachers. We have many piano teachers ready to work with you to enrich your talents.
Schaumburg Music Academy is proud to offer piano lessons to students of all ages and skill levels in the Schaumburg area. Our piano instructors pride themselves on customizing piano lessons to each student, providing well-rounded instruction for students of any age and skill level.
At Schaumburg Music Academy, we are passionate about creating a fun and engaging experience for each student, while providing them with a firm foundation to move forward. Our instructors are fantastic people and great musicians, and many of them perform professionally in addition to teaching. Their top-notch credentials and experience allow our teachers to customize lessons for each student, covering areas including technique, fundamentals and expression.
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 Schaumburg 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
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), Schaumburg Music Academy helps students excel in their craft while encouraging the occasional step outside the comfort zone to try something new.
Our Piano Teachers:
Our piano teachers hold credentials from illustrious universities, and they perform regularly with various nationwide and community groups outside of the private piano studio. This wide range of experience allows them to pass on a more well-rounded musical perspective to their students.
David’s students enjoy learning and feeling like musicians while still getting the academic benefits that learning music provides. He includes many songs and pieces that his students are familiar with while making
Voice & Piano
Jennifer Thompson is an accomplished vocalist who has performed many times in the Chicago area. She sang Elgar’s Sea Pictures for the Friends of the Windows concert series at St. James Chapel.
Jim has been playing piano for over 20 years and teaching piano for 4 with a certification in piano pedagogy. He graduated last May from Elmhurst College with top honors, majoring in
Jose Guadalupe Flores
– Enjoy private music lessons tailored to your skill and level from a passionate and enthusiastic educator. Jose Guadalupe has over 5 years of international, private, and group teaching experience. Jose is
Nadiya has been a piano and music theory teacher for over 30 years. She is an honors graduate from Ternopil Music College and went on to get her Master’s degree from Kyiv
Jamie studied piano from a young age with renowned pianist, Dr. Wael Farouk. She received her Bachelor’s in Music from Carthage College, graduating with honors in 2021, where she studied with Professor
Connie started taking piano lessons at the age of ten because she wanted to be like her big sister who played the piano. She enjoyed practicing and started playing for services in
Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin Andrew Jaicks has lived in the Chicago area since 2013. He earned a Bachelor’s of Music in Composition and a Minor in Piano Performance from the Chicago College
WEEKLY 30 MIN
Great for studying basics & foundation development.
WEEKLY 60 MIN
Longer sessions, great for motivated musicians.
Explore new instruments or prepare for performances.
What you can expect
1. Tell us about your musical goals.
2. Match with one of our expert instructors.
3. Play music! Parents get progress reports.
Katie A. | Student
“I don’t think it gets any better than Schaumburg Music Academy. The excellent piano lessons by a well-qualified instructor and a schedule that fits my needs brought me in. However, it is the welcoming atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and friendly conversation that keep me here. I would definitely recommend anyone who loves music to come to check it out!”