About Us

Nick Evangelista teaching piano to a student at Houston Piano Company's School of Music.
Nick Evangelista instructs one of his students.

Our Philosophy

Our central philosophical belief at HPC stems from the Recreational Music Making (RMM) model — group lessons as the cornerstone of our classes with an emphasis on music-making being an enjoyable experience rather than an apprehensive endeavor.

Though RMM is the backbone of the program, we use it in combination with serious study of technique and theory, with the intent of encouraging further exploration and greater concentration. We believe that a well-rounded child benefits from the positive effects of peer interaction, play, and healthy competition (as well as one-on-one instruction for fine-tuning individual concerns).

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Now Hiring Piano Teachers

Houston Piano Company seeks out-going and enthusiastic piano instructors to teach students within our group lessons core curriculum; both part-time and full-time positions available for class hours between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Mon-Sat.

Desired Qualifications:

• Teaching experience with students of all ages, including adults
• Understanding of music pedagogy, musical repertoire and genres
• Able to create a professional, fun, and engaging learning atmosphere
• Part-time & full-time flexibility

To Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to Violette Daher, violette@houstonpianocompany.com.

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Music Campus

Our school is centrally located in the Heights with our campus nestled in between our showrooms, workshop, and Grand Recital Hall. We offer a wide array of classes for every age from beginners to seasoned performers, the pleasure-seeker or the serious hobbyist.

Houston Piano Comapny's mascot poodle, Baldoin, in front of the School of Music.
Baldoin waits patiently for students to arrive for classes at the School of Music.

Our facility is equipped with state-of-the-art Roland Digital Pianos that engage students in an interactive learning process. Each piano includes a selection of preloaded sound libraries to assist children with ‘practice fatigue,’ as well as Roland’s DigiScore for additional ‘skill-building exercises’ and games.

With 88 fully weighted keys and SuperNATURAL sound, students enjoy the benefits of practicing on a realistic feeling piano while having access to enhanced features only available with digital.

We provide experienced, caring teachers, who understand the joy of music-making and who love working with their students to see them reach their goals, stay motivated, and exceed their expectations at every stage of development.

Hours & Location

School Hours: Mon-Sat 10AM to 6PM.

For scheduling, please call our School Administrator, Donna Vorhes, at 713-489-3577.

Address: 1600 W. 13th Street, Houston, TX 77008

The art of teaching: creating an environment in which a student wants nothing more than to learn, and having the right materials for the situation.
Frances Clark (1905 – 1998), 20th Century American Piano Pedagogue Innovator.
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