Welcome to Little Notes Music School

Little Notes for Little Fingers

How to Find a Teacher for Music Lessons (as a parent or adult student)

Little Notes Music School Randolph, NJ How to Find a Teacher for Music Lessons
  • Check out the location. Is it clean, orderly, feel comfortable, easy to find and accessible?
  • Does the teacher teach enough technique and scales along with repertoire?
  • Teacher should be kind, fair, understanding and calm. Make sure they are able to focus during the lesson.
  • Meet with the teacher first. May want to watch a lesson or take a free trial lesson.
  • Criticisms / feedback should be fair, constructive and concise.
  • Teacher should be able to demonstrate with instrument and show the student how to fix a mistake.
  • Lessons should be challenging.
  • Teacher is able to communicate well with student and parent.
  • May wish to ask for references. Recommendations are an excellent way to find a teacher.
  • The lesson cost and teacher’s bio does not always reflect their ability to teach.
  • Are there recitals / performances?
  • Are there any extra costs?
  • Beware of teachers with an air of arrogance.
  • What is their teaching schedule?

Source: Private Music Studio Guides by Mimi Butler, 401 Beechwood Ave., Haddonfield, NJ

Lesson Options

  • Violin, Piano, Guitar, Voice, Rock Band, and More
  • Private Lessons
  • Preschool Music Program and Kindermusik Classes
  • Music Lessons and Special Classes for Children with Learning Disabilities (ADD, ADHD, Autism)
  • Older Beginners are Welcome

Learn More

Phone: (973) 479-8905
508 West Rt. 10
Randolph, NJ 07869