Piano Lessons – FMI

Piano Class

We offer beginner Piano to advanced Piano lessons at select schools and Online. Our At – school classes are taught in small groups with several performances during the school year. Online Piano lessons are taught as private, one-on-one music instruction and are available in lengths of 30, 45, and 60 minutes. We suggest kids and teenagers begin with 30-minute lessons and progress to longer lengths as your teacher recommends. For adults who have some previous experience, we recommend starting with 45- or 60-minute lessons.


Because of the demands of playing the Piano, we recommend that students be at least 6 years old before starting beginning Piano lessons. We use a “Musicality First” approach to teaching so students can master the basics of music reading but focus on tone quality, musical timing, finger placement and style. Intermediate and advanced students focus on improving repertoire and technique.

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We’ve created an instructional video to support every line in beginning Piano book Series  “First Songs for Band”  and “Genesis Piano” (For little fingers) Preview the first song in the books

There are more than 50 Titles covering our beginner lesson series. to see more (Instructional Videos for Piano)

Our Teachers

Our focus is on musicality first and foremost. Students are able to feel the joy and artistry of musical phrasing and expression right from the start. At FMI we know that tone production and musical expression are what students will carry with them forever. Theory is important and will be large part of the program but nothing can replace the feel of playing in a pleasing conversational manner.

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Proven Methods

Our Lesson Book Method “First Songs for Band” comes from years of experience in structuring lessons so that a student will succeed in grasping musical concepts and perform with a strong foundation. “First Songs for Band” focuses on our musicality first approach. Each book interacts with other books in the series so that ensemble playing becomes a natural step for the student.

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Happy Students

One of the best ways to see the results of lessons is in the performance. We have participated in 27 adjudicated music festivals in such places as Disney World, Hershey Pa, Williamsburg Va and Six Flags NJ and our performances have consistently been awarded a Superior rating – 27 out of 27 times! All students have the opportunity to perform weather its at a school concert, in our Honors Program or at one of our hugely popular talent showcases (online)

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Getting started is easy! 

Check to see if your school is on our list. Online Music lessons are also available

Need flexible scheduling or your school not on our list?

Try music lessons Online

(Anyone, Anywhere ages 6 to Adult)

Online Music lessons  offer the ability to learn an instrument or take voice lessons from the comfort of your home!

Choose your best day and time

Very flexible schedule!

Online classes are for anyone, anywhere ages 6 to Adult.

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” – Plato


A Class for everyone!

Piano lessons are for everyone at Fundamental Music Instruction

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Online Music LESSONS

Prefer the convenience of scheduling that comes with Online lessons? No matter where you are, or WHO are, you can learn to play a musical instrument with our convenient online music classes.

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experienced music teacher

Mr. Ed Kelly

Mr. Kelly has 40 years of experience as a music educator with undergraduate and post graduate studies in music performance and music education.
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Mr. Brian Franca

Mr. Franca is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA. He holds a degree in professional music and an instructional certificate (music k-12) in New Jersey.

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Mr. Della Pello

Mr. Della Pello is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music with a Degree in Professional Music. He is an Asbury Park based Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, and Producer.


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