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River Ridge
1111 Village Walk Rd
105 Campbell Ave #3
2020 Dickory Ave #200
Covington, LA
Mandeville, LA
Harahan, LA

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Top Rated Metairie Piano Lessons & Piano Instructors

Every week, our piano instructors teach lessons to residents of Metairie including kids, teens, and adults! Piano lessons are offered in a variety of styles including classical, jazz, pop, rock, blues, contemporary christian, country, boogie woogie, and more. Originally founded in 1978, the Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts has been providing piano lessons and instruction to the community of Metairie for over 40 years and is the largest private music school on the southshore.

Piano Lessons in Metairie, Louisiana
Being the largest suburb of New Orleans, LA, Metairie naturally has many piano teachers and piano instructors to choose from. Additionally, in today's economy, many music and piano stores who are struggling to sell their merchandise are now offering lessons to "supplement" their income.
At LAAPA, we feel that it is of the utmost importance to focus on doing one thing well and that is why our 100% focus is to provide the best music education experience one can find in the Greater New Orleans area.
Our faculty members come to us from some of the most respected Colleges of Music in the World including the Eastman School of Music, the Julliard School of Music, University of Miami, Loyola College of Music New Orleans, Tulane University New Orleans and more.
Whether you are a beginning piano student or already have several years of training, our piano teachers are ready to get you playing the music you love in a fun and low pressure environment. Whether you want to learn a Dr. John piano riff or a Beethoven piano sonata, we can set you on a path to success!
Our students can choose to attend their piano lessons in our professional piano studios (featuring Yamaha, Kawai, and Young Chang pianos) or online via Skype. In addition to a 30, 45, or 60 minute weekly private lesson, students at LAAPA also receive an additional 45 minute music theory class at no extra charge. While our complimentary theory classes are completely optional, we urge students to take advantage of them whenever possible or perhaps just occasionally if they cannot regularly attend. LAAPA is the only local music school to offer complimentary theory training.
Interested in learning a little more about piano lessons before getting started? Watch a quick two minute video presentation from one of our piano teachers that will show you the basic piano chords for the "12 Bar Blues".
Are you interested in getting started in piano lessons, but don't think you can afford to purchase an acoustic piano? Consider a digital piano! The technology in digital pianos has made tremendous progress within the past few years and it's getting harder and harder to tell the difference both aurally and tactilely. Watch below as Academy Director Ryan Cullen discusses a few of the many digital piano options that are available.
Brand New to Music & Piano Lessons in general? Click here to read our article entitled "Getting Started in Music Lessons" to find out what you need to know wherever you choose to take piano lessons.

For even more information on Piano Lessons Metairie, please contact us or call at 504-738-3050 so that we can discuss our currently available scheduling options.

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River Ridge School of Music & Dance
2020 Dickory Ave #200
Harahan, LA 70123
(504) 738-3050 (office)

Jefferson Parish
(LAAPA's nearest school of Music for the city of Metairie, LA)
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Academy Hours of Operation:
With the exception of school holidays, concert days, and other special events, the following regular schedule applies to all campuses:
Monday - Thursday

Telephone Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
School Office/Class Hours
1:00-9:00 PM


Telephone Hours
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
School Office/Class Hours
1:00 PM-7:00 PM


Telephone Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School Office/Class Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Please note that during holiday breaks, the office will be open on a limited schedule between 9 AM and 5 PM. It is always best to call the office before dropping by the Academy during holiday breaks to ensure that we're open.

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