Private Lessons


affordable piano lessons in Garden Grove

Our piano teachers have experiece teaching from very young students up to retired adults, and they teach a variety of styles from classical to popular music. Whatever your favorite style of music, our teachers are happy to help you become the pianist you want to be. You will learn the correct technique, how to memorize music, fundamental music theory, and sight reading. You do not have to have a piano at home to take lessons. A simple full size electronic keyboard will suffice for the first 6 months. If you consider buying your first piano, here’s a guide to get you started.

Our piano teachers have warm personalities and enjoy sharing their love for the piano with you.

  • Free introductory piano lesson & evaluation Book Now!
  • Performing opportunities at the Recitals held at our school (which are free!) throughout the year and at other events
  • Ongoing enrollment - stop by anytime
  • Flexible hours to accommodate your busy schedule
  • Piano lessons tailored to meet the individual needs of students
  • Professional musicians providing quality education

Frequently asked questions

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That question is often asked by prospective students. Our teachers make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals.

We do not treat every student the same in terms of what and how we teach.

A seven year old having their first guitar lesson will have very different needs than a fifty-seven year old taking up piano for the 2nd time after having had lessons as a child.

The main reason to choose our school as your music lesson provider, is that we are sensitive to the fact that every student is an individual.

If you enroll here for lessons, we will work with you to make a plan that will fit your needs and musical preferences. At the first piano lesson your teacher will ask you about your favorite type of music, and set goals to help accomplish whatever musical aspirations you have for yourself or your child.

It's great for piano students to start with a full size piano. The hammer action of the weighted keys builds the finger strength of the students and provides much stronger technical development. However, spending considerable amount of money on a piano is not an appealing prospect.

Keyboards are a more budget friendly and is suitable for beginners to start practicing with. It is recommended that the keyboard you practice with has full sized weighted keys. Teachers will advise parents when the potential of the student has developed past the keyboard.

We teach all styles from rock, pop, jazz, country, blues and classical.

At OC Musica, our youngest piano students start from three years old. It's a good idea to start piano lessons when the child is able to sit down, focus for at least 15 minutes in a classroom environment and is willing to learn/practice.

Our teachers have received their education from prestigious institutions. Many of our instructors have gone on performance tours of the US and Europe and have over 25 years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and strive to get to know each student and their parent on a personal level.

Piano Teachers

Cuong Nguyen - piano classes near me
Cuong Nguyen
Owner, Piano

Graduated with a Bachelor in Music with Honors from New Zealand, winner of the Yoshiro Irino memorial...

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Hang Nguyen - piano classes near me
Hang Nguyen
Guitar, Piano

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Melody Tran - piano classes near me
Melody Tran

I started learning music on a keyboard at the age of seven. After 4 years learning and applying piano...

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Lora Bashmakian - piano classes near me
Lora Bashmakian
Voice, Piano

Lora Bashmakian is a Southern California based singer and pianist. She recently competed in The Metropolitan...

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Olena Merrill - piano classes near me
Olena Merrill, Ph.D.
Voice, Piano,..

Meet Dr.Olena Merrill: A Musical Journey of Excellence and Passion In the heart of every melody, there...

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Stephanie Smith - piano classes near me
Stephanie Smith
Voice, Piano

Stephanie Smith has always had a strong love of music starting at a young age. At the age of nine she...

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Zachary Mascarinas - piano classes near me
Zachary Mascarinas
Voice, Piano,..

Zachary Mascarinas is a second-year student at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, where he is pursuing...

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Jacquelyn Su - piano classes near me
Jacquelyn Su
Viola/Violin, Piano

Jacquelyn Su is a student attending CSU Long Beach, focusing on music education and performance. She...

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Morgan Burtner - piano classes near me
Morgan Burtner
Violin, Piano

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Ethan Dwinell - piano classes near me
Ethan Dwinell
Cello, Piano

Growing up in Long Beach, Ethan’s love of music started when he was introduced to the cello at an afterschool...

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Namiah Miller - piano classes near me
Namiah Miller
Violin, viola,..

Namiah Miller attends CSU Long Beach where he performs in the symphony orchestra, baroque ensemble, and...

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Performance opportunities

Recitals boost confidence! Taking part in a recital helps performers to overcome shyness, fear, anxiety and stage fright. It gives students a chance to showcase all of their hard work, dedication, and progress throughout the year. As children experience getting on stage, performing for an audience, and being applauded for their efforts, they gain self-confidence that will carry with them in all aspects of school and life.

We offer a variety of opportunities for our students to perform in a confidence-boosting and supportive setting. We have many recitals every year, our two Annual Recital in the Summer and a Winter Recital at the end of the year to showcase our students' progress. Students will also receive a trophy at the annual recital.

In addition to annual recitals held at an outside venue, we regularly host mini-recitals at Recital Hall of the school. This will give our students many more performance opportunities throughout the year. We always make sure that students get to perform on a grand piano. For our students these recitals are free.

Please check this page for performance videos.

Refer a Friend and Get Rewards!

We love referrals! Because we have such happy customers, we get a lot of new students through referrals. Getting your child’s friends involved with the program lets them share in similar interests and makes it all that more fun. Or maybe you have friends with children that love music and may want to start learning an instrument? Either way, each time someone you refer signs up, both you and them will enjoy one free class! There is no limit to how many you can refer - the more the merrier!

We believe music lessons should be inspiring, social, supportive, and above all: FUN! Engaging music lessons in Garden Grove