Piano Lessons for All Ages


Serving the North Austin area (Cedar Park/Round Rock)

8th-tiny Member, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA), and Austin District Music Teachers Association (ADMTA)

8th-tiny Guidance to all state and local competitions, festivals and Texas Theory Exam

8th-tiny Fun, positive, encouraging learning environment

8th-tiny Multiple performance opportunities per year, including the Jazz/Popular Festival, Hymn Festival, Solo Contest, Baroque/Classical Festival, Romantic/Contemporary Festival, and several outside competitions and festivals. You can perform as much or as little as you like! See the 2017-18 Calendar of Events here.

8th-tiny Check out the News & Events page for studio happenings and music events!

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Read what other parents and students are saying about lessons with Ladd Piano Studio!



Welcome to Ladd Piano Studio, the private piano studio of Catherine Ladd. Ladd Piano Studio offers private, one-on-one piano instruction for all ages (from 4 to adult) in the north Austin area (Cedar Park/Round Rock), with an emphasis on creating a fun, positive, encouraging learning environment! It is my goal to develop a life-long enjoyment of music in every student!

Looking for a great musical opportunity for your homeschooler?

We love our homeschoolers!  Lessons for homeschoolers are available most days between 9 am and 3:30 pm.  You can read the Testimonials page to see comments from other homeschooling moms.  Contact me today to begin your musical journey! 

After-School and Evening Lessons

After-school and evening lessons are available Tuesday through Friday, from 2-7:15 pm.  Email Mrs. Ladd at laddpianostudio@gmail.com for more information.

Adult Lessons...It's Never Too Late to Learn!

Adults of all levels (including absolute beginners) are welcome in my studio!  If you have never taken piano lessons before, you will be amazed at how quickly you will be able to play "real" music.  If you studied piano when you were younger and then took some time off (this is the biggest regret that I hear from adult students, that they wish they had never stopped playing piano!), you can easily regain your prior knowledge and start enjoying music in your home again!  Remember, it's never too late to learn, or to pick up where you left off!  You can Register through this site to receive more information or to set up a trial lesson.  You can read the Testimonials page to see comments from other adult students.  Contact me today to begin your musical journey!


Now enrolling for the 2017-18 school year! Please Contact Us or email laddpianostudio@gmail.com for detailed information about lessons with Ladd Piano Studio. 



Benefits of Music Study


8th-tiny Learning to play a musical instrument develops concentration, coordination, critical thinking and communication skills, and boosts self-esteem!

8th-tiny Early musical training helps develop brain areas involved in language and reasoning.

8th-tiny Music provides children with a means of self-expression.

8th-tiny Studies show that students who study the arts are more successful on standardized tests, such as the SAT. They also achieve higher grades in high school.

8th-tiny Music is FUN!







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