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JS Premier Piano Studios

Clinton Township, MI 48038 (map)

Lessons Offered

Music Theory, Piano

Where are Lessons Offered

In Teacher Studio

In Student Home

About Me

Hiya piano students! My name is Julia Shaffer and I am a piano teacher who LOVES music and is super PASSIONATE about teaching piano! I have credits as a music teacher for over 12 years (Grades K-12). Having over 23 years of experience, I am credentialed with the MMTA (Michigan Music Teacher Association). My goal as a teacher is to teach each student in a FUN and INTERESTING way, so they will greatly enjoy their lessons and have a LOVE and PASSION for piano that will last a LIFETIME!

My Musical Education Background

Music Instructor, Bethel Christian School (1992 - 2000)

Piano Insructor, JS Premier Studios (1993 - Present)

Music Instructor, Zion Academy (2000- 2004)

Pianist & Music Director, River Church (2004 - Present)

Piano Instructor, St. John Lutheran School (2013 - Present)

Pianist & Music Director, Church of God (2016 - Present)


Genres and Subjects Taught

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

Lesson Rates

1/2 hr:     $25.00

45 min:   $37.00

I hour:     $50.00    

*Payments are a flat monthly tuition rate.

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

Pre- Beginner/ Beginner (Ages 3 & up)




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My Certifications and Awards

1st Place Statewide National Finals - A.O.G  District 1986                                                             

1st Place Regional - A.O.G. District 1987

Music Teacher National Association - Certification National

My Musical Influences

All Classical Music including: Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Haydn, Listz, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Debussy, Ravel, Bartok - among others. I also enjoy: Rock, Blues, Popular, Jazz and Christian Contemporary Music.

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Student Reviews

Clinton Township, MI

All I can say is WOW! What a fantastic teacher! Talk about high energy and passion lol... If your kids are not taking lessons with this teacher, ur missing out for sure! She is the most patient, kind, fun and exciting teacher my kids have ever had and we love her :)

Lockport, KY

Truly an amazing teacher whose love and passion for piano is contagious! As a parent its a relief to not HAVE to make my 3 children go to their lessons (like with their previous studio)...In fact, my kids are excited to weekly go to their classes! THANK U SO MUCH Julia !!!

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