Raleigh Piano Teachers Association

An Affiliate of the North Carolina Music Teachers Association

The following RPTA teachers are currently accepting new students.  Prospective students may inquire by e-mail or phone.

Need to add or update your listing?  Contact Rebekah Taylor at pianoist2006@gmail.com

27502

Bob Knott
The Bob & Mary Studio
919-961-0026 (Bob)
bobknott92@gmail.com
The Bob and Mary Studio serves Apex, Cary, Holly Springs, and I do commute to students homes. My advanced degrees are in choral music and music education. I have been teaching for over 50 years.

Mary Knott
The Bob & Mary Studio
919-362-8291 (Mary)
bobknott92@gmail.com
The Bob and  Mary Studio serving Apex and community. I have been teaching piano and flute for over 50 years serving ages five to adult in my home studio at 1001 Mondavi Place, Vintage Grove subdivision.

27511

Kellis Dryer

919-605-7508
www.kellispiano.com
I offer piano instruction to students of all levels.  I have a degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy and have been teaching since 1988.

Marlene Kelsey

jkelsey@bellsouth.net

919-467-0045

Studio off Kildaire Farm Rd near Queensberry Dr, MacGregor Downs subdivision.  Teaching all ages and levels of music, beginning with 5-6 yr olds.

Kent Lyman, NCTM

lymank@meredith.edu

919-448-8718

Coordinator of Piano at Meredith College.  Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in piano performance and pedagogy from Indiana University.  Nationally Certified Teacher of Music with MTNA.  Accepting new students who are interested in serious piano study.  This includes transfer students who are looking to move to the next level, and beginner students who show enthusiasm, musical aptitude, and have strong parental support.


Dana Mallory
88keys@nc.rr.com
919-395-5178

Piano instruction for early intermediate through advanced levels.  Experienced, certified teacher with a Masters degree in Performance and currently finishing doctorate in Music Education.  Located in Cary near Cary Parkway and Old Apex Rd.

Renee McKee  
919-270-7104
Located off Cary Parkway near Kildaire Farm Road. All levels and ages welcome. Lessons are based on classical techniques with additional instruction avaialable in composition, improvisation and theory. Teaching since 1980.

Richard McKee
919-270-7102
Located off Cary Parkway near Kildaire Farm Road. All levels and ages welcome. Lessons are based on classical techniques with additional instruction available in theory and improvisation. Teaching since 1980.

Natalya Pavlenko
919-244-9064
Home studio in a middle of Cary. Special musical and vocal programs for every student. Ages 4 and up are welcome. Theatrical music performances and musical concerts. Opportunities for ensemble playing for beginners through intermediate performers. Students receives a strong foundation in reading and playing all types of music, performance skills, theory and music history. Specialties include classical piano, vocal and keyboard techniques. Private lessons are complemented by keyboard lab and group classes. Lessons and concerts for students and parents. 

27513

Becky Jorgenson
919-535-3176
Psallontes Music Studio

Jade Yoo
beautyfullourjade@gmail.com
919-780-7843
I teach at my home piano studio, near High House Rd and Preston Gold Club Junction. Experienced MTNA Member. Beginners to Advanced, ages 6 - adult.

27516

27517


Christy Wilson

christypiano@nc.rr.com
919-537-8367
B.Mus.Ed. Shorter College; M.M. Piano Performance, Georgia State University; Artist Diploma, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria. Accepting students ages 7 through adult, beginners through advanced. 30 years teaching experience. Located in Fearrington Village.
    
   
Brenda Bruce
brendabruce@mindspring.com
919-233-5200
Experienced teacher with a Masters in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory of Music, accepts transfer intermediate to advanced students. Focuses on individual students to develop their highest potential. Located in Lochmere in SE Cary. 

 
27519

    
Pin Pin Jong, NCTM
pinpinjong@gmail.com

919-447-0185
Past Piano faculty of Meredith College for 12 years. Bachelor Degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Meredith College. Master Degree in Piano from University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. MTNA Nationally Certified Teacher of Music. Accepting students who are eager to learn, diligent in practicing, and with strong parental support. Lessons offered before 4pm.

 

Jenny Tzeng-King

jennytzeng@yahoo.com
919-267-9849
Studio located in west Cary, Greystone Gables Subdivision.  Music and piano study at both the University of Georgia and Georgia State University.  Lessons for all ages from beginners to early advanced levels.
 
Florence Ko

florenceko6@yahoo.com
A few openings. Prefer Intermediate - Advanced levels. 106 Haley House Ln., Cary.
 
27520

Neighborhood Academy of Music
Dr. Christine Rogers

Neighborhood Academy of Music has 15 piano teachers and accepts students of all ages and playing experience. Neighborhood Academy also offers voice, guitar, drums, woodwinds, brasses, strings, homeschool classes, music therapy, and Kindermusik. Opportunities for ensemble playing for intermediate through advanced performers. Located in Clayton near the new Hwy. 70 bypass and no more than 25 minutes from most homes in Raleigh.


27523


Pamela Wilkins 
legatomom@yahoo.com
919-372-7251
Experienced teacher with a Masters in Piano Performance from East Carolina University, accepting students of all ages wanting to develop their potential as a pianist. Located in Apex. 

 


 

27526


Sharon Haigler

haigler@msn.com

919-623-3405

I have a piano studio in downtown Fuquay-Varina and am currently accepting all ages/levels of students from age 6 to adult.  


Marie Humphrey

mewsicats@aol.com

919-710-5888
Afternoon openings for piano students beginner to advanced. Located 5 miles south of Main St., Fuquay Varina.

Chrissy Ricker

Masters degree in piano from Meredith College. Home studio near Fuquay and Holly Springs. Lessons for grades K-12, all skill levels welcome.


27529

Brad Hunnicutt
Piano instruction ages 4 - Adult.  Also offering composition, theory, and sightsinging to teenagers preparing for college.  M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Oklahoma University. Ph.D. in music theory, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 
 
27539

    
Heather Byrum
heatherspianolessons@yahoo.com
919-342-4091
http://heatherbyrumpianostudio.musicteachershelper.com/
Certified Music Teacher with B.A. in Music Education and Piano. I have been teaching since 2001 and offer Beginner through Early Advanced piano lessons. Studio located near Ten Ten Rd. and Graham Newton Rd. in Apex; convenient to West Lake School and Lake Wheeler.


Ginny Holthausen

holthausen@juno.com
919-779-0014 or 919-622-2060
Openings for Beginners to early Advanced.  Ages 7 to Adult students welcomed. Over 25 years experience with Bachelor of Music from Meredith College. Located near the intersection of Ten Ten and Graham Newton Rds and close to the West Lake schools and Middle Creek High School.
 
27540


Morgan Butzow

mbutzow@nc.rr.com
919-539-8219
Home studio in Holly Springs. Beginners to Advanced. Ages 6 - Adult.
 

27545
 
Fay Ward
Fay_Ward@ncsu.edu
919-210-9294
Located in Planter's Walk, Knightdale. Teaching students of all ages. Degree in Music Education.
 
 
27549

Anne Scoggin

avscoggin@aol.com
919-496-3758
Located in Louisburg, convenient to Youngsville, Wake Forest, and Henderson. Piano instruction for Beginners through Advanced levels.  Experienced, certified teacher with Masters Degree in Performance and Pedagogy.  

27587


Kristen Allred
919-295-5634
I teach piano lessons in my Wake Forest home (not far from Raleigh). I have a degree in Piano Pedagogy and accept students of any level. As a published composer, I include composition, theory and improvisation in the lesson.

Sheila Dacus, NCTM
dacuspiano@gmail.com
www.dacuspiano.com
913-961-4743
Piano instruction in Wake Forest home studio for all ages, beginning through advanced levels.  Experienced, nationally certified teacher with Masters Degree in Piano Pedagogy.  Private lessons are complemented by computer lab and group classes.

Kendall Kelly

kendallruthkelly@gmail.com

kendallkelly.com

720-334-3536

I hold a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. I am currently accepting students of all skill levels and ages. Lessons in my home studio in Wake Forest will cover musicianship, technique, repertoire, music theory, ear training, and music history, with a program tailored to each student’s goals.
 
Jeanine Skinner

drskinner@musicacademysouth.com
919-556-6151
Offering piano, voice, guitar, violin, flute, brass, woodwind, and drums at Music Academy South. 1241 S Main Street, Wake Forest, NC.

27592


Sharon Haigler

haigler@msn.com

919-623-3405

I have a piano studio in my home in Willow Springs and am currently accepting all ages/levels of students from age 6 to adult.


27596

 
Susan Riggs

susan@silentresonance.com
www.riggsmusic.com
919-630-6075 
www.raleighmusicacademy.com

I teach at my home at 104 Bridle Trail, Youngsville, and at Raleigh Music Academy on Hargrove Rd. off of Millbrook Rd. (just around the corner from Burrage). I have a BM in piano from NCGreensboro, and a voice minor. I have been teaching for 20 years. I teach all levels up to college entrance.  I have young and older students as well. I teach a classical background, but I also teach students who are not as interested in theory and reading, and wish to study ear training and chord sheets.  I teach popular voice as well.

27703

Natalia Selezneva
nselesneva@gmail.com
919–949–1372 
Private piano lessons at home studio in a nice, safe neighborhood conveniently located near Research Triangle Park and about two miles from Brier Creek Commons Shopping Center in Raleigh. Enthusiastic and experienced piano teacher is currently accepting beginners and advanced students, ages 5 and older. Teaching consists of weekly lessons and includes piano solo and duet repertoire, piano technique, sight-reading, music theory, and performance skills. Recitals are twice a year as well as other opportunities for performance. Lessons are designed for each student to best suit their age, interests, personality, learning style, musical talent, and skill level. Free trial lesson available. Reasonable rates.

27713
  
Kerry Henry

kerryhenryps@nc.rr.com
Private piano instruction for Beginners through Advanced levels, elementary through high school, and Adults. All Steinway pianos. Easy access off I.40 from Raleigh/Cary, Durham/Chapel Hill, Hillsborough.
 
Alice Tien
919-806-0987
I majored in piano at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and in 2010 soloed in the Yellow River Concerto with the Chapel Hill Philharmonia and with the NC Symphony, the latter as a winner of their Triangle Talent Search.  Since 1996 I have taught all levels and a variety of styles.  In addition, I teach beginning accordion.  Discount if two or more students in a family per week.  If requested, 10% savings for upper-intermediate students and above.  Possible discounts during school hours or based on financial-need.  Near west Cary, Morrisville, Southpoint Mall, and RTP.