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Piano Lessons--313.919.2806

 Call us at 313.919.2806

We can come to you in your home. We serve all of southeast Michigan.

You can come to us as well. Our headquarters are located in beautiful Ypsilanti, Michigan.

We have appointments available at the Riverside Arts Center in downtown Ypsilanti. All are welcome.


Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday mornings, 9-12.

Call us at 313.919.2806. Email The PI at


20 minutes: $20 ($80 per month)
30 minutes: $30 ($120 per month)
45 minutes: $45 ($180 per month) *Best Value*
60 minutes: $60 ($240 per month)

Lessons are billed monthly. To guarantee your preferred day and time, go here.

For those preparing for international performances, competitions, and recording contracts, contact us for pricing.

The Piano Instructors

Tina Van Ochten is the CEO of The Piano Instructor. She teaches classical, pop and jazz and has been performing for almost her entire life. She is a voice actor and narrator for audio books and is the host and executive producer of The Gallery, the first and only live weekly entertainment variety show in Ypsilanti.

Tina has a Master's degree in teaching and a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from Wayne State University. She has earned multiple Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Quarter awards. She has spoken at the United Nations on women's issues, and was one of the producers for the highly acclaimed The American Graduate presents Detroit Teacher Town Hall on PBS. She is an award winning film maker and comedy writer.


Little known fact: Her mission is for everyone to use the pianos in their homes-so she offers to play unused, out-of-tuned pianos in regular homes for tips during ordinary lunches and dinners.