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Where to Find Music Lessons for Kids in the South Hills of Pittsburgh

Your Kids Will Want to Start a Band in No Time!

September 19, 2021

Has your child ever wanted to play an instrument? Do you think playing an instrument could help them focus more? Have you been wanting to take lessons, but think it's too late? We've found some great places in the South Hills of Pittsburgh providing music lessons for kids of all ages, and some even take adults. Here are some great places to inspire you and your kids to start a band and hon your skills!


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Accent Music Academy

Pittsburgh, PA
412-653-3340
From beginner to advanced, classical to pop, the instructors at Accent Music Academy will guide you along your musical path. Accent Music Academy serves as a center for the study and performance of musical theater, producing three full-length shows a year, and offering classes and workshops in acting and theater-related subjects.


1. The School of Rock

Castle Shannon

412-343-7625

School of Rock offers various kinds of lessons, programs and workshops for all ages. Whether you want one-on-one lessons or you prefer to learn in a group, this school will you have you rocking like a pro in no time.


2. Julie Duda Music Studio

Bethel Park

412-334-1799

Appreciating and loving music is what Julie Duda strives for in her piano lessons. If you want to learn how to play piano and heighten your love for music, then Julie Duda's lessons are right for you.


3. Lyons Guitar and String Lessons

Mt. Lebanon

412-833-2111

This music school teaches guitar, and violin, using the Suzuki Method. Don't let anyone tell you that your child is too young to start playing an instrument.  Children as young as 3 years old can learn under the guidance of a registered Suzuki instructor.


4. Pittsburgh Music Academy

Greentree

412-344-1114

PMA offers various intensity levels for lessons. They even have workshops, masterclasses, courses and camps available. You can learn how to play piano, guitar, violin and other orchestral instruments. 

5. South Hills Music Center

Pittsburgh, PA

412-275-0070

8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Want to learn to play Billie Eilish on the piano to impress your girlfriend? However old you are, your skill level and whatever genre you like, you can learn how to play what you like at the South Hills Music Center in Pittsburgh.

6. Kathy's Music

Various Locations

412-345-5200

Hours Vary

This music studio offers multiple programs from ages 0 - 17. With locations in Mt. Lebanon, Mcmurray and Robinson, there's a place for you. If you want instrumental, theater or dance experience, Kathy's music can help you get where you want to be.

7. Lewis Music Studio

Bridgeville, PA

412-208-8794

No matter your age or purpose of learning, Lewis Music Studio will help you. They offer multiple types of lessons like piano, voice, drums, guitar and much more. There's a spot for you as long as you want to learn.

8. South Hills Music of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

412-884-1588

Hours Vary

All ages and skill levels are welcome to learn how to play a dozen different instruments. Private lessons at South Hills Music of Pittsburgh will guide you on your musical journey.


9. Sound Beginnings with Mrs. Snow

Mt. Lebanon

412.944.6352

Sound Beginnings is education through musical play featuring preschool concepts, fine and gross motor skills and parent/caregiver bonding. 30 minute in person or online classes based in Mt. Lebanon. Ages 0-4 with caregiver. 


10. Higher Voice Studio

Carnegie, PA

412-429-1000

Hours Vary

All ages are welcome to learn how to sing, play an instrument and unlock your artistic expression. They offer voice, piano, guitar, bass and ukelele lessons. Set your musical voice free, however you wish.


11. Soundcolor Productions

Carnegie, PA

412-279-1488

Hours Vary

If you want professional recording services, this is the place for you. But their opportunities don't stop there. They offer lessons in guitar, bass, music theory, mixing, mastering, live sound, songwriting and music business. Your options are endless here.


12. Sunburst School of Music

Pittsburgh, PA

412-475-8280

Hours Vary

With your first lesson free, all ages are welcome to the variety of lessons offered. They even offer DJ and music production lessons.


13. Carnegie Mellon University School of Music

Pittsburgh, PA

412-268-2349

8 a.m. - 12 a.m., Sunday closed

The College of Fine Arts is a community of art, architecture, design, drama and music. Focus your creativity on your choice of passion here. Go more in-depth with what you already know.


14. Hollowood School of Music

McKees Rocks, PA

412-771-3060

Hours Vary

Lessons include Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Composition, Performance & Jazz Improvisation.  Private, individual, and group instrument, music lessons & programs are available at Hollowood "School of Music" in McKees Rocks. Whether you are a beginner or want to hone your skills, they have a program that's right for you.

15. Accent Music Academy

Pittsburgh, PA

412-653-3340

Hours Vary

From beginner to advanced, classical to pop, the instructors at Accent Music Academy will guide you along your musical path. Accent Music Academy serves as a center for the study and performance of musical theater, producing three full-length shows a year, and offering classes and workshops in acting and theater-related subjects.

16. Anderson Music Academy

McMurray, PA

724-299-3572

Hours Vary

Online lessons for all ages are available here at Anderson Music Academy. All different kinds of lessons and programs are here to help you find your way on your musical journey. 


17. Pittsburgh Guitars

Southside

412-431-0700

Hours Vary

Pittsburgh Guitars can guide you with your guitar, bass and ukelele passions. No matter your age or what you're interested in playing, they have your back. Blues, Jazz, Acoustic, Rock and more are available for you.


18. U Rock Music Center

McMurray, PA

724-941-1435

Hours Vary

18 different instruments are offered in lessons here! All of their lessons are conducted one-on-one, in our bright, clean and spacious lesson studios. U Rock is instructor owned and operated, so you know you'll be getting the best quality lessons.


19. Notable Beginnings

Pittsburgh, PA

724-949-0088

Hours vary

Music Together offers classes for children from birth through kindergarten, in which parents and caregivers actively participate. A research-based curriculum not only helps develop music skills, it nurtures creativity, self-expression, and confidence while also supporting social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development according to Notable Beginnings instructors. This program for newborns through kindergarten will get your child wiggling, singing, dancing and laughing with you.


20. G4 Guitar School Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

412-956-0530

8 a.m. - 8 p.m., closed Saturday and Sunday

G4 is now offering online guitar lessons for all ages. Students will be taught under the G4 method, a unique system built off 30 years of research. The G4 guitar method is a structured method of learning how to play guitar that will help you to focus and stay on track. Here, you will surely get the best use of time to learn.


21. First Notes

Pittsburgh, PA

412-860-9254

Hours Vary

Making connections with your children is important, and they want to help you! Making music an essential part of your family is possible at First Notes.

22. Pittsburgh Music Masters

Scott Township, PA

724-272-1395

Hours Vary

Offering different kinds of lessons to all ages, Pittsburgh Music Masters will help you master your skills. Each workshop and master class is unique from one another. Your dreams are possible here.

Have you had a great experience with music lessons in the South Hills or are you a local business that provides music lessons for kids? We want to know about it! If you found a place that works for you and your kids, let us know about it HERE, so we can add it for more families to try! Are you are a local business that provides music lessons, please submit your business information HERE