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Frequently Asked Questions

These frequently asked questions are often asked by parents and potential students who are considering taking piano, guitar or voice lessons:

When do you teach? 
Monday - Thursdays, Saturdays, and other days by appointment.

Where are you located? 
Our offices are located at 10464 E. Northwest Highway, Suite A, Dallas, TX 75238. We are in the White Rock Lake area of Northeast Dallas, near the intersection of Northwest Highway and Plano Road, conveniently located to Lake Highlands and Lakewood. 

Do you have recitals?
Absolutely! Multiple times a year our students have the opportunity to perform in a beautiful hall with a grand piano. Unlike many competitors, we do not charge students a fee to perform, and admission is free! We also periodically offer the opportunity to perform in a special, one of a kind venue! Recitals are optional. Our recitals are open to all of our students, whether they take piano lessons, voice lessons or guitar lessons. We even have recitals specifically for our adult students. 
How much does it cost to get started? 
A non-refundable registration fee is due, along with the first month’s tuition, and tuition is then collected in monthly installments. Please contact the studio for current rates. 
Are there any long-term commitments? 
Lessons may be discontinued at any time with written notice. Simply complete a withdrawal form by the 15th of your last month! All fees and tuition already paid are non-refundable.

Piano lesson frequently asked questions

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Whether you aspire to play Bach or Billy Joel, Dallas Piano Academy's dedicated piano instructors will help you become the pianist you want to be. Our faculty will introduce you to the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, and incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons.

How old does my child need to be to begin piano lessons?
Students can begin lessons at 5 years old. At the first lesson we will assess if they are ready for lessons, which usually occurs between 5 and 8 years old. Do you think your child is ready for piano lessons? Check this list for readiness for younger children

You are never too old to begin lessons! We love teens and adult students! 

Can I take piano lessons on a keyboard?
This is probably one of our most frequently asked questions! You do not need a piano at home to take lessons; a simple full-size electronic keyboard will suffice. Many students begin lessons on a keyboard. When shopping, look for keyboards that are full sized, with graded and weighted keys. 

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Guitar Lesson frequently asked questions

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How old does my child need to be to begin guitar lessons?
Guitar students should preferably be 7 years or older. We also have ukulele lessons available. 

I need a guitar. Does it matter if it is electric or acoustic?  
You can take guitar lessons on either electric or acoustic instruments - your choice! For your first lesson, we have guitars available in the studio for you to try! 

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Voice lesson frequently asked questions

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Do you teach voice lessons to children and adults? 
Yes! Voice lessons are available for children through adults! 

What type of voice lessons do you teach? 

We offer the following types of singing lessons in Dallas:

  • Musical theater voice lessons
  • Classical voice lessons
  • Jazz voice lessons
  • Popular music voice lessons
  • Singing Fundamentals
  • Children's singing lessons

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Why should i take music lessons?

Taking music lessons is an incredibly valuable experience with far-reaching benefits that extend beyond simply learning to play an instrument or sing. Here's why it's so important:

Brain Boosting

Music lessons enhance cognitive abilities. Learning music involves understanding rhythm, melody, and harmony, which stimulates various parts of the brain. Studies have shown that children who learn music tend to perform better academically, particularly in subjects like math and language. This is because music requires concentration, memory, and problem-solving skills, all of which are exercised and strengthened during practice sessions and performances.

Creativity and Self- Expression

Music lessons foster creativity and self-expression. Whether you're composing your own songs, improvising on an instrument, or interpreting a piece of music, you're engaging in a form of artistic expression that is uniquely yours. This ability to express oneself through music can be incredibly empowering and can serve as a healthy outlet for emotions and thoughts.

Discipline and Preserverance

Music lessons teach discipline and perseverance. Learning to play an instrument or sing proficiently requires consistent practice and dedication. Students learn the importance of setting goals, managing their time effectively, and overcoming challenges through hard work and perseverance. These are valuable life skills that can be applied to any endeavor, whether academic, professional, or personal.

Confidence and Self-Esteem

Music lessons build confidence and self-esteem. Mastering a piece of music or performing in front of an audience can be incredibly rewarding experiences that boost self-confidence and provide a sense of accomplishment. Over time, students develop a sense of pride in their musical abilities, which can positively impact their overall self-esteem and resilience.

Social Connections and Collaboration

Music lessons promote social connections and collaboration. Whether it's playing in a band, singing in a choir, or participating in a group lesson, music brings people together and fosters a sense of community. Students learn to listen to others, work together towards a common goal, and appreciate the contributions of each member of the group.

Music Lessons are Important! Whether you're a beginner or an experienced musician, the benefits of music lessons are truly invaluable.

Please contact us to ask more questions or to sign up for lessons!


Ready to start? You have nothing to lose.

Sign up is easy and parent-friendly, and we are ready to serve you. Because we only offer lessons on a month-to-month basis, there are no large upfront payments, no complicated contracts, no start-up materials, no performance fees, and no semester minimums.

Call or Text 214.343.4804

Lessons are first come, first serve, so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!


$40.00 / 30 minutes

Lessons are available five days a week, and scheduled once a week. A registration fee is due annually.