Rachel Pietsch Studios

Piano Lessons

Playing piano feeds the soul and stimulates the mind.  Whether you're young or old, play professionally or just for enjoyment it's  never too late to start.

We love to create a relaxed & friendly environment for all our students. We also offer new students a free, no obligation 1/2 hour consultation where you can experience a mini-lesson and ask any questions you may have.

For more information or to organise a free 1/2 hour consultation call 0417 822 986

What programs do you offer?

For ages 2 - 4½ we offer the award wining Kinder Beat program.  Read more.

For ages 3 - 4½ we offer Kinder Beat PianoRead more

For ages 4½ through to adult we offer  Encore on KeysRead more.

All programs are designed to teach music elements and piano through a variety of experiences that is developmentally precise and age relevant, using high quality recordings, backing tracks and props.

All our Kinder Beat and Encore programs are suitable for individual and group classes, and are taught by our in house piano teacher, Josephine Couper, who is an accredited Encore music educator. 

Kinder Beat (2 - 4½ year olds)

Kinder Beat is an award winning program that is an outstanding introduction to music for young children. Developmentally precise it fosters effective learning through music play experiences, while assisting cognitive development and accelerated learning.

By the end of this program each child will be able to:

  • Improvise on the piano/keyboard
  • Maintain their part in an ensemble
  • Demonstrate fundamental aural and music literacy skills

Kinder Beat Piano (3 - 4½ year olds)

The beginning of the Kinder Beat Piano program forms the final component of the Kinder Beat program, which is a great way to move forward seamlessly. 

Learning rhythms is a major focus in this program through:

  • Movement activities and body percussion
  • Reading and playing rhythms
  • Integration onto the piano/keyboard

Encore on Keys (4½ years to Adult)

Offering 4 different courses to cater for different ages and learning styles, this program focuses on equipping students with the necessary skills for quick, and advanced reading, and creative playing.

In this course students will learn more advanced:

  • Performance pieces
  • Improvisation
  • Keyboard harmony
  • Rhythm training
  • Sight reading and chord chart reading
  • Ensemble playing
  • Aural training


First time having lessons?

Don't worry, we've all been there and we know how it feels!  All lessons are taken in a friendly & encouraging environment. We teach everyone, all ages from beginners to advanced/professional.

We take things at your pace, and tailor the lessons to suit your individual needs and abilities.

She's super bubbly and makes learning fun. I have learnt so much this year because of Rachel.

Ebony (age 10)

Rachel teaches both my girls (8yr and 10yr olds) and they both really enjoy their piano lessons. I love how encouraging and caring she is with my girls. We are very grateful we found Rach.

Rachel (Ebony's Mum)

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