Norwood Piano Studio  Private Piano Lessons

Studio Overview

Norwood Piano Studio offers year-round private piano lessons and music theory instruction in Charlotte, NC, as well as summer theory/music history/composition sessions for students of all ages. The studio features three grand pianos, seating for small audiences and a waiting area for parents. A grand piano action model, a midi keyboard and a computer with music theory and notation software round out the studio.

Coronavirus update:  Until further notice, all lessons will be taught online.

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Music Theory Lessons:  Dedicated music theory lessons are available year-round.  Contact me for more information.

Piano Competitions and Assessments:  Students may choose to participate in local, district, state, regional, national and international piano competitions and assessments with teacher guidance and permission.

Composition Competitions:  Students may choose to participate in local, district, state, national and international composition events with teacher guidance and permission.

Studio Master Classes:  Older and more advanced students who are well prepared may have the opportunity to play for master teachers; younger students may observe. 

Summer Theory/Music History/Composition Camps:  Call me if you are interested.

Community Service:  Students are encouraged to share their music in the community by performing in hospitals, retirement facilities, home tours, retail stores, etc. 

Student Recitals:  There is a spring recital for all students who would like to perform.  There are additional recital opportunities throughout the year for advanced students.

Graduating Senior Recitals:  Interested and prepared high school seniors may participate in the Graduating Senior Recital sponsored by Charlotte Piano Teachers Forum.  With teacher guidance, a graduating senior may plan his/her own individual Senior Recital.  The student is responsible for securing the venue, setting the date for dress rehearsal and recital, printing programs, sending invitations and planning a reception, if desired.

Students with Music Careers:  Former students have received scholarships as music majors (piano and theory/composition) to several universities and conservatories and are now teachers, performers and composers.