Piano Lessons in Katy TX

As The Conservatory of Music in Katy, most people believe we only teach the classical literature of the piano.  We’re happy to report that this is not true!  Although our instructors understand the importance of studying classical piano music, they also enjoy teaching their assigned students other musical genres such as pop, jazz, rock!  Simply put, our teachers are happy to help you become the pianist you want to be. Our piano faculty will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, but they will also incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons. Our piano teachers are very friendly and enjoy sharing their love of the piano with you!

Do You Need a Real Piano?

Now, do you need to have a real, acoustic piano to have lessons with us?  No, not really.  Of course, the ideal would be to have an acoustic piano at home before starting lessons, but if you don’t have a real piano, you can absolutely start lessons with our piano teachers by using an electric keyboard initially. We recommend a keyboard that has regular sized keys and a touch sensitive response. A touch sensitive keyboard means that the harder you press a key, the louder it will play…consequently, the lighter you press a key, the softer it will play.  If possible, a keyboard with 88 keys (same like a real piano) is ideal, however, a keyboard with 64 or 76 keys can still work, although it will present minor challenges as the student progresses.

So, in summary, to have the best success in piano lessons with us, look for the following things in a keyboard:
1.  88 keys is preferable 
2.  Sustain Pedal (when you continue to hold it down, you continue to hear the sound)
3.  Touch sensitive keys (when you press harder, it sounds louder; when you press lightly, it sounds quieter)

Register yourself or your child for piano lessons with us today!

We are also proud to report that we are the ONLY Steinway-affiliated school of music in the Katy area, having upgraded all of our pianos to Steinway and Steinway-designed products in June 2017!

Mr. Reed

One of the original instructors of The Conservatory, Mr. Reed has been teaching for us since the day we opened our doors in 2007. A former band director with almost 30 years experience teaching in the public school system, Mr. Reed has a Masters degree and is loved by all of his students!


Grace has a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Houston and has been teaching for 28 years.  Ms. Grace looks forward to teaching your children!

Ms. Jaime

Jaime comes to us from Arkansas, where she operated her own private studio for several years!  With a Bachelors degree in piano, Ms. Jaime can be a wonderful instructor for your child!

Mr. Mark

Mark is one of our more senior instructors, having been with The Conservatory now for several years!  With a Masters degree in music, Mark is very experienced in teaching both vocal and piano instruction.  Your children will enjoy learning from Mark!

Mr. Gabriel

Gabriel is currently working on his degree in Piano Performance from University of Houston Moores School of Music under the Studio of Timothy Hester.  He was with the National Conservatory of Peru for 4 years, and looks forward to working with you or your child.

Ms. Serena

Originally from China, Ms. Serena began studying piano at the age of 4, and by the age of 16, had passed her grade 10 examination.  While attending college, she performed in classical and jazz events.  Her favorite musician is Chopin.  Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, Ms. Serena looks forward to working with your child!  Sign up with her today!

Ms. Ann

With a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from LSU, Ms. Ann comes to us with many years of teaching experience in voice and piano, both in the public and private sector.  She looks forward to helping you or yours reach their musical goals.  Enroll with Ms. Ann today!

Ms. Natalia “Naty”

Don’t let her young looks fool you, Naty is in her mid-30s and comes to us from Colombia, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Music Education with emphasis in piano.

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Naty has also taken several courses in Orff Schulwerk methodology in Colombia and Spain.  She has taught piano and early music education for more than ten years in her country. She is a very motivated, highly energetic music educator who teaches based on the child’s needs and interest.  Enroll your child with Naty today!


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Ms. Loanny

Originally born in Cuba, Loanny got her bachelor degree in Piano from the conservatory in Cali, Colombia. She has many awards, including 2009: Winner of Young Soloists Competition. She is active as a performer and accompanist for soloists and ensembles of a wide variety of genres.  Register your child with Ms. Loanny today!

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Ms. Fannie

Fannie has been teaching piano for 35+ years. She has taught students in California, Colorado, West Africa, and Texas ranging in age from four to eighty-four.

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Her post high school education includes degrees and certifications in education, piano, music education, and counseling. She has a passion for piano and education and as a piano teacher successfully combines a blend of piano technique, theory, and appreciation in each. Enroll your child with Fannie today!

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Mr. James

James hold both a bachelors and a masters degree in music from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston.

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He has studied with notable pianists Scott Holshouser and Tali Morgulis.  In addition to teaching, James is a busy accompanist in the Houston area serving churches and schools.  He has 20 years of teaching experience and his students have won area competitions.  He enjoys long distance bicycling and studying medieval and Victorian history. Enroll yourself or your child with James today!

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Ms. Martha

Ms. Martha has a Masters Degree from the Fines Arts Conservatory of Colombia, in Oboe and English Horn, and at the same time studied piano with the best teachers in her country.  

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Martha played with the Symphonic Orchestra in Cali-Colombia, for approximately 20 years and also played Camera Music, with woodwind ensembles, and was soloist while performing Oboe Concertos such as Marcelo, Haydn, Mozart, Donizetti, etc., traveling to different countries to perform these works.  Ms.Martha has taught at schools and conservatories in her Country for more than 20 years.  We are proud to have Ms. Martha as part of our teaching staff and encourage you or your child to enroll with her today!

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Ms. Misaki

Misaki N. is a multi-instrumentalist that teaches piano, voice and trumpet. She started playing when she was 12 and began performing in concerts just 6 months later.

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At the age of 15 she entered Tokyo College of Music High School, and at 21 She graduated from Tokyo College of Music in Japan with a Bachelors of Music Performance on trumpet and Music Education, K-12. Her minor studies included piano, classical Guitar, and Jazz & Composition.

While at Music high school, Misaki started performing professionally in Tokyo as a singer, pianist and trumpeter and later winning 1st place as a singer at Yokohama music festival in 2014 and 2015. She currently plays in various local groups including jazz bands, blues bands, churches, and orchestras all around the Houston area.

Her love for education started very early with teaching her little brothers and neighborhood kids. Since then, she’s always had a passion for teaching and helping others develop their skills. Misaki started teaching music lessons in 2010 with goals to make every lesson fun, to let the students explore music, and to give them great experiences through music. She does this by tailoring her lessons according to each student’s interest, skill level, personality, and learning style. “My dream is to have every student leave their lesson inspired and motivated to discover the life-long friend music truly is.” Misaki is also our only instructor to currently teach children as young as 3.5 years of age!

Enroll yourself or your child with Misaki today!

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Ms. Yamile

Ms. Yamile was born in Cuba and began her musical studies at the age of 7 in vocational schools of art.  She studied for 12 years in the specialties of violin, piano and music theory.

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Yamile eventually became a professor in the subjects of theory and piano at the Jose White Music Conservatory in Cuba, and later the Dean of the Music Theory Department at the Nola Saigh Sainz School of Music in Ciego de Avila, Cuba.  Yamile has been teaching theory, piano and violin to children, teenagers and adults in both the public and private sectors for 18 years in Cuba, Venezuela and the United States.  Ms. Yamile is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian!  Enroll yourself or your child with Yamile today!

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Ms. Jenni

Originally from a small town in Arizona, Jenni comes to us with over 10 years of musical training and many years of teaching. Ms. Jenni enjoys teaching children the many reasons music can bring happiness into their lives and help them with their future.

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Although pursuing a degree in music, the majority of her teaching experience has been with children that have lost desire to play, special needs children, children with anxiety, and those that have a desire to truly fall in love with music. Jenni enjoys teaching the importance of vibration patterns, the healing aspects of music, and focusing on each individual need while watching talents grow. Enroll yourself or your child with Jenni today!

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Mr. Farzad “Fred”

Fred comes to us with incredible credentials, including having owned and having been the conductor of the largest symphony orchestra in Iran.  He has recently joined our teaching faculty as an instructor of piano.  A more detailed bio will be coming soon!  Register yourself or your child with Fred today!

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Ms. Tri

Born in Vietnam but raised in the U.S., Ms. Tri offers the best of both cultures. A graduate of Houston Baptist University, she holds a Bachelor of Music Education and a certification in teaching early childhood music through 12th grade.  

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Born in Vietnam but raised up in the U.S., Tri offers the best of both cultures. Her knowledge and skills about Vietnamese traditional instruments have led her to teach and deliver performances within the American community. In fact, Tri loves to recreate Vietnamese music utilizing the piano and / or violin.  For more than six years, Tri has been providing lessons in piano and violin to children as young as age three. In her mind, every child’s musical journey starts from an inspiration regardless of his or her background. Thus, it is her goal to shape her lessons to nurture her student’s dream.

A lesson with Ms. Ibarra will leave you with a smile and a sense of accomplishment. Sign up for lessons with Tri today!


Offering quality piano, guitar, bass guitar, voice, violin, viola, cello, upright bass, brasswind, woodwind and drum lessons in Katy, TX.

Serving the communities of Katy, Fulshear, Richmond, Rosenberg, Sugarland, Brookshire and Houston.