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Piano / Keyboard Lessons

(AGES four AND UP)

Piano / Keyboard Lessons

Contrary to what many people believe, learning to play the piano is not difficult. Traditional piano lessons were teacher-centered. The teacher would play the piece and then have the student try to play it – or worse take it home and practice it completely on their own. How frustrating!

Purple Deer Music Academy piano lessons are taught in an encouraging environment with the student’s musical interests, level of skill, prior experience and musical goals in mind.

All students can learn to play the piano. Students are allowed to explore, be creative and have fun at their lessons. They are taught music appreciation as well as music theory, including scales and chords, composition, transposing pieces, note reading, sight reading and correct technique – just to name a few. Lessons at Purple Deer Music Academy pair the student and teacher together as partners in learning. Students practice at their lesson what they will need to do at home. Students are taught how to set a practice goal and how many times they will need to practice to achieve that outcome. This way, when practicing at home, students make less mistakes and learning is accelerated.

Piano practice is not viewed as homework – it’s actually fun! Students can’t walk by their piano without playing something.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the #1 reason to study piano at Purple Deer Music Academy of Fairfield?

Our piano instructors are warm and friendly, and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you to craft a lesson plan that fits your individual needs and the student's favorite type of music. Whether you're playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the piano after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.

What styles of music do you teach?
We teach all styles, from rock, pop and jazz to country, blues and classical.

How qualified are your piano instructors?

Our piano instructors are highly qualified, all have teaching experience, and most importantly, they have a passion for teaching. Being a musician doesn't automatically make you a teacher--that's why we search for those who are best qualified for mentoring our music students!

We search Fairfield for the top teachers, who embody the high values at Purple Deer Music Academy of Fairfield. Most importantly, our instructors strive to relate their teaching to each individual student's learning style. We have over 10 teachers all with University training or professional performance experience.

Our teachers are extremely friendly and dedicated to helping you achieve your musical goals We search high and low for the BEST teachers, so you don't have to!

What will I learn from piano lessons at Purple Deer Music Academy of Fairfield?

Whether you want to learn Bach or Alicia Keys, our teachers are dedicated to helping you become the pianist you want to be. They will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, and incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons.

Do I have to know how to read music?

No. Beginners are welcome!

Do I need a piano to learn the instrument?

No, you do not need a piano at home to take lessons. A simple full size electronic keyboard will suffice for the first 6 months.

How long does it take to learn how to play piano?

There is no set answer of how long it takes to learn to play piano. With regular practice, a basic level of playing can be accomplished in a few months. Most of our students take lessons on a long term basis because they want to be constantly improving and they find the lessons enjoyable.

I don't have any musical background or ability. Can I still help my child practice?

Yes. Even if you don't have a musical background you can ask the teacher for advice on how to help your child practice. By simply monitoring that they are doing exercises a certain number of times per day the student will progress. Parents will occasionally sit in on their child's music lesson to get an idea of the proper way a song should sound or how the student should be positioning their hands.

Piano Lessons & classes for all ages in Fairfield, CT!

Looking for piano lessons “near me”?
We're the top choice for piano lessons in Fairfield!

We'll have the ideal teacher for you.
Specializing in piano classes for kids & adults located in Fairfield and also serving Bridgeport, Easton, Weston, Southport, Monroe, Norwalk, Shelton, Trumbull, Westport and Wilton and more in Fairfield County, Connecticut!

Take the next step call 203-283-8003 now to grab a great lesson time as space is limited. Or you can email us, or request more info.

PRICING Starting at
$190 / month

Lessons are available weekdays and Saturdays, and are scheduled once a week for 30 minutes. 45 minute and hour-long lessons are also available.

A one-time registration fee is $35/student or $60/family (non-refundable and due at the time of registration.)

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