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Premier Piano Studios

Clinton Township, MI 48038 (map)

Lessons Offered

Music Theory, Piano

Where are Lessons Offered

In Teacher Studio

About Me

Hi students! My name is Ms. Shaffer and I am a piano teacher who loves music and am passionate about teaching piano! I have credits as a music teacher for 17 years, grades K - 12. Having over 25 years of experience, I am credentialed with the MMTA (Michigan Music Teachers Association). Achieved state, regional, and national piano championships. My goal as a teacher is to teach each student in a fun and interesting way, so they will greatly enjoy their lessons, learn creativity in music, and have a passion for piano that will last a lifetime.

My Musical Education Background

Music Instructor, Bethel Christian School (1992 - 2000)
Music Instructor, Zion Christian Academy (2000- 2004)
Piano Instructor, Premier Studios (1992 - Present)
Pianist & Head Music Director River Church (2004- Present)

Genres and Subjects Taught

My expertise is in all varieties of styles and music including: Classical (Note Reading), Improvisation, Chord, Study, Theory, Scale work, Original Music Scores and Ear Training.

Lesson Rates

Prices are as follows:

1/2 hour = $25.00
45 min = $36.00
1 hour = $48.00

*Payments are a flat monthly tuition rate.

Ages / Skill Levels Taught


My Certifications and Awards

1st Place National Statewide Finals - A.O.G. District (1986)
1st place Regional - A.O.G. District (1987)

Music Teachers National Association - Certification (National)

My Musical Influences

All classical music including: Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Haydn, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Debussy, Ravel, Bartok, among others. I also enjoy jazz, popular, and Christian contemporary music.

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Student Reviews

Clinton Township, MI

After months of searching for a QUALITY teacher for my two daughters, I finally found the BEST teacher ever! I no longer have to make them practice cause they LOVE to! Thanks so much. Jon

Chesterfield , MI

So thankful for finding a teacher who loves to teach and makes it so much fun for my son. She is awesome!

Rochester, MI

Amazing teacher! My son had previously taken with another teacher and was struggling to learn at that pace, but Ms. Shaffer has helped him incredibly and he is no longer frusterated and enjoys his lessons. Thx:)

Clinton Twp., MI

My daughter started lessons 6 months ago and literally loves going to her lessons! She is learning so much and is excited to play for her friends!

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