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Piano Department

Piano Department - Core Philosophy

The Conservatory’s Piano Department offers a comprehensive piano education. Our staff of professional educator/musicians provides individualized piano lessons, and specializes in bringing out the best in every piano student – from beginner through advanced. Our department respects the classical traditions of piano instruction, and offers instruction in a variety of music styles. Understanding that while the piano is a versatile and expressive instrument, it can also be a solitary instrument, we offer a number of opportunities throughout the year for piano students to perform with other musicians in a variety of ensembles.

View Piano Department Faculty.


Private Lessons
Most students start private piano lessons at age 6. Private lessons are 30 minutes, 45 minutes or 60 minutes in length.  Group instruction (for three or more students) is 60 minutes in length. 

Piano Department - Class Offerings

Piano FUNdamentals
Ages 6 to 7. Introduces basic music concepts and skills at the piano.


Piano/Keyboard Class for Adult Beginners
Margaret Li, Lauren Whittaker


SSC Piano Camp
Ages 5-18
August 13-17, 2018, 9 am – 4 pm
Hingham campus
Program Director: Jonathan Roberts


Piano Department Special Events

Piano Solo Competition
Piano students compete. Click for details

Piano Department Festival
an SSC Piano Camp preview event
Saturday, November 18, 2017, 3 - 7 pm
One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, MA
Join SSC's Piano Department for a day of fun-filled piano-related activities and demonstrations, followed by a themed recital.

Student Collaborative Recital
"With a Little Help from my Friends",February 3, 2017, 7 pm, Hingham

Piano Day
Sunday, February 26, 2-6 pm

Concerto Competition
Students compete. Click for details

Conservatory Concert Series
Faculty and guests perform. Click for details