Stacey McDonald Piano Studio

About this pro

My name is Stacey McDonald and I run a thriving piano studio out of my West Philadelphia/University City home. As a teacher, I specialize in teaching young children (age 3) through the teenage years. I have a particular strength for teaching beginners--making the learning process fun & inspiring, while getting students set on the right path for successful learning. I am deeply committed to developing long-lasting relationships with students & parents. I want to see my students thrive, both as pianists and as world citizens. Learning materials are chosen based on the individual needs and interests of each student. These materials cover concepts and exercises such as songs/pieces, music theory, technique, composition and ear training exercises. Supplemental materials are often provided to give extra help and instruction. Lessons take place Monday-Friday in the afternoon & evening hours (2pm-7pm). Lessons are 30-minutes, 45-minutes, or 60-minutes in length depending on the students level. All lessons take place at my studio at 48th & Chester Avenue in West Philly (easily accessible from the 13 Trolley, the 64 bus and the Media-Elwyn Regional Rail). I will not travel to students' homes. To learn more about me and my studio (including current lesson rates), please visit my website.

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    • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
      45-minute weekly lessons: $132 per month 60-minute weekly lessons: $164 per month
    • What types of customers have you worked with?
      I have been very fortunate to work with many wonderful families in the community!
    • What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
      Before committing to take lessons with a piano teacher, make sure you shop around and check into other teachers in your area. Not every teacher is right for every student. Choose the teacher that fits you and/or your child. It is less detrimental to the student to shop around before lessons begin, than to commit to lessons with the wrong teacher.
    Coverage Area for Stacey McDonald Piano Studio is about 30+ miles of Philadelphia, PA.