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Piano Lessons in Bethesda and Potomac

If you are looking for the best piano lessons in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, look no further! Voted best for Music Instruction by Washington Families and Best of Bethesda, the International School of Music piano lessons offers all of the following:

1.) Engaging, fun lessons taught by top-rated teachers who tailor class instruction to meet each student’s individualized goals and interests.
2.) Trophies, certificates, and award Wristbands to celebrate achievement.
3.) 80+ student performance opportunities throughout the year including Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, and Strathmore.
4.) Flexible makeup schedule via 300+ group classes which offer well-rounded music education and fosters a community atmosphere for our students.
5.) Opportunity to participate in ISM ensembles and chamber programs.
6.) Month to month lessons without a long-term commitment.
7.) Excellent track record since 2004.
8.) Professional office staff seven days a week to serve you.

So, whether you want to learn Chopin, Disney, jazz, or a popular song on the radio, our top-rated piano teachers are happy to help you become the pianist you want to be, teaching you any piano styles from classical to popular music. Our piano faculty will show you the fundamentals of sight-reading, technique, and theory, but they will also incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons. And, with a large piano faculty, the International School of Music can always find a piano teacher that matches your learning style and your goals so your musical journey is tailored to you!

The International School of Music has locations in Bethesda and Potomac, so there is no reason not to sign your child up for piano lessons today! We teach proper fundamentals with a flexible core curriculum, designed to fit each student’s needs. Students are encouraged to choose the music that they most want to learn, and our teachers help them develop a deeper connection to that music. Let your child take advantage of the many benefits associated with piano lessons and learning a new instrument by enrolling your child with The International School of Music today!

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Piano Lessons for Beginner Students

Everyone has to start somewhere, and our beginner students are in good hands! Our piano teachers work closely alongside students, using a comprehensive curriculum that teaches you basic music theory, technical exercises, and songs that will prepare you for the next step in your piano education. The foundation for great piano paying includes learning correct hand position, fingering, and playing scales and chords.

Piano Lessons for Intermediate Students

As you progress in your piano education, our piano teachers will work with you to develop proficiency in stylistic techniques, like legato, staccato, glissando, sight-reading, exploring harmonics, and working on speed. Further, you will begin expanding our talent to include a number of genres, including:

  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • And more!

Our piano teachers are dedicated to tailoring each student’s interests by focusing in on the student’s personal musical goals, while creating an encouraging and supporting atmosphere. We help our students strive for excellence so you can carry this talent with you for the rest of your life! Get started today by signing up for our piano lessons in Bethesda and Potomac today.

Piano Lessons for Advanced Students

Our piano teachers work with students of all ages and skill levels to help them achieve success and excellence. We have an incredible staff that is dedicated and extremely talented, providing lessons that are geared towards students of every level. We work closely with students to come up with a lesson plan that directly addresses their talents and needs, so they can keep developing their skills. Our piano instructors are graduates of prestigious institutions and have extensive experience teaching and performing.

Online Piano Lessons

The International School of Music is currently offering online piano lessons. Students now have the opportunity to take virtual piano classes with our top-rated piano faculty from the comfort of their home! Our high-quality piano lessons can be accessed by using Zoom, Skype, and other forms on virtual meeting platforms, so you can sharpen your skills in a convenient and consistent way. Students will continue to learn and work on the proper fundamentals through method books, technical exercises, and music theory.

These lessons provide wonderful convenience, safety, and the best quality piano education with our top-rated instructors. We have our student’s best interest at heart, customizing student’s education to their goals. Learning how to play the piano is easier than ever with our online lessons. We’ll help you schedule your lessons with the best instructors at the most convenient time for you.

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Our Piano Teachers

The International School of Music has the most highly qualified piano teachers in the Washington Metropolitan area. They are highly dedicated to tailoring music lessons to your interests by learning about your personal musical goals and helping you achieve them! If you are searching for “piano teachers near me” you’ll find that you are only minutes away from piano teachers in Bethesda, Potomac, Rockville, Chevy Chase, and Washington D.C.

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Piano Performance Opportunities

Our piano program is more than proud to provide our students with fantastic opportunities to perform and showcase their skills! Part of the ways that students excel in our piano lessons is by participating in performances, festivals, concerts, and masterclasses with faculty and other visiting artists. Recitals, which are included in the tuition, allow students to display their achievements. These unique performance opportunities include Carnegie Hall, NY Honors Recital, our Passport Concert Series, as well as our Ambassador Community performances.

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Certificate Programs

Our students progress in one of our many priorities! Our friendly atmosphere removes any symptoms of “stage fright” and gives students the opportunity to develop skills necessary for successful performance in other aspects of life. Piano evaluations contribute to our student’s long-term success and ensure that they progress and succeed at a scheduled pace. Certificate and diploma programs are offered by ISM, both through our own program, and by meeting the standards of ABRSM, ASTA, National Piano Guild, NATS, MTNA, and many other national organizations.

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The International School of Music wants to help you or your child excel in learning how to play the piano! We can help you develop strong piano skills so you can reach your musical goals. If you’re interested in taking piano lessons but don’t know where to start, then contact the International School of Music today! We are devoted to providing you or your child the best piano lessons, so schedule your first trial today!

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If you are interested in taking piano lessons but don’t know where to start, then contact the International School of Music today! We are devoted to providing our students with the best piano lessons. With thorough and guided instruction, leadership, example, and support, your child will learn how to play the piano, and love it! Check out a few testimonials from our students and their families:

“We couldn’t be happier with our experience at the International School of Music. The front desk staff are knowledgeable, professional and always happy to assist the students and their families. My daughter’s piano teacher is outstanding. She has been a source of inspiration and a resource for my daughter and our family!” —Margarita W.

“Marc B. has been here for many years and we love so many things about the International School of Music. Our piano teacher is excellent! She helped improve our son’ technique and confidence. The staff is professional, and really cares about the students. The communication is always good and personal.” –Brown Family

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