Selecting a Piano Teacher

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    Where can I find a teacher?

    Google is a great search tool and will immediately give you a list of many teachers. Also sources such as Minnesota Music Teachers Association has lists of highly qualified instructors. Ask for an NFMC certified instructor. Other sites such as Lesson Maestro and offer some great profiles of area teachers.

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    Who do school music teachers recommend most?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music, we are recommended by teachers from most of the local schools!
    Look for teachers who use current technology.
    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music we speak the language of the times! We have a Face book page, Website, You Tube Channel and other social networking sites. We also have music enhancement programs at our studio including Music Ace and Finale.

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    Does the teacher also perform?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music our teachers are working musicians. That means they play too!

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    Will students learn music theory?

    Here are Reisinger Conservatory Of Music, we teach theory to ALL of our students. We feel theory is the CORE of music. To play and understand music you need to understand the theory behind it. Many of our students have received high Distinction in many State and National Theory exams! Some of our former students have gone on to earn Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in music theory.

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    Do you want a teacher who can teach many styles? Or do you want a teacher who only knows one style or type of music?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music-we teach many styles and in many ways.

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    Do you want a teacher who only uses ONE method book or series?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music we are well-versed on all methods and we know how to adapt methods to work better for students. We don’t necessarily follow the books all of the time. We adjust them as needed!

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    Do you want opportunities to perform?

    Here, at Reisinger Conservatory of Music, we have countless opportunities for students to perform in many different venues including Mall Of America!

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    Do you want to be trained in how to make a living performing or teaching?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music, we have had many of our students who have gone on to advanced degrees in music. We have also trained many students how to perform for weddings, funerals, parties and many other events. And the great thing about that is that they get PAID for using their talents!

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    Do you want to enter music school?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music we are student goal-oriented. We will help students achieve their dreams!

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    Do you want to enter contests or adjudicated events?

    Our teachers are actually adjudicators themselves! We know exactly how to prepare students for these events!

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    Do you want to apply for scholarships?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory Of Music-our instructors have received many scholarships and awards! We can help with all the details of auditions.

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    Do they teach composition, sight-reading and ear training?

    Here at Reisinger Conservatory of Music we teach all of the necessary tools to be an accomplished musician. We do not just teach how to read notes. We help our students write their own songs. Plus, they will be able to play for people and share their talents as they grow in music!
    There are lots of reasons why people want to learn and instrument. Whatever your reason, we have the program that’s just right for your needs.


The Reisinger Conservatory of Music founded over 40 years ago, is based on the core values of giving students a high quality musical education from professional musicians.

Call us today for your Free Introductory Lesson, 612.244.9796 or E-mail us at to find out more!

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