Piano lessons are taught in a relaxed and safe environment where the students comfort and creativity are promoted. We have a beautiful Yamaha C7 grand piano for our students.
We beleive that our students should enjoy playing their instruments, and we have our teaching style fitted accordingly. This is very important to help them continue to want to learn and study music in the future. The teaching at Straight Path Studio is calm and welcoming, offering constructive criticism to ensure our students grow without being discouraged. Oliver Lagerquist is our piano teacher; read about his experience here. The primary teaching approach follows the Royal Conservatory program, one of the most used and highest respected teaching methods for piano and other instruments. Students will learn scales to improve technical ability, sight reading and ear training, and songs from different eras. Elements of music theory will be incorporated into lessons to ensure students are getting an all-round music education. Oliver will take students from beginner status to more advanced, up to age 13. At request, a different method of piano study is available. Teaching in chording is offered, where students will focus on reading chord charts instead of music notes. This is beneficial if the goal is to learn to play in bands or in church. Contact us here if you are intersted in piano lessons.
Due to the coronavirus situation, we have altered our teaching to adhere to Public Health guidelines. For piano lessons, wearing masks is currently mandatory. The student and teacher are both at the piano as usual, however masks are required at all times. Contact us for more information regarding our safety protocols.
The standard cost for music lessons at Straight Path Studio is $20 for 30 minutes. We offer a free first lesson to try it out and see if this is the right fit for you. Books may be recommended to be purchased to aid the student in success.