Studio Policies and Procedures

Tuition is paid on a monthly basis and payments are due on or before the first lesson of each month based on the number of studio operational weeks within the studio calendar. The studio is in operation all year long with designated and announced  studio breaks . Lessons are scheduled in half hour/forty five minute or hourly session increments.All lessons are private and on a one- on- one basis of instruction.

Students are responsible for all lessons for the calendar month.

Student may reschedule lessons with 24 hour notice due to illness or death or family emergency.

Private Professional Music Instruction
1.Graded standard piano method and technical studies from primer,intermediate and advanced levels
2.Piano concert repertoire in classical,jazz,religious/gospel,rhythm and blues,Latin,Broadway,movie and contemporary music genres
3.Music theory from beginner to advanced levels which includes transposition,chords,scales and arpeggios
4.Jazz improvisation and contemporary keyboard studies from beginner to advanced levels
5.Early childhood instruction (from four years of age) and instruction to children with special disabilities

Piano Lessons

Whether you area beginner looking to explore the Piano for the first time , a returning student or an advanced player, my proven methods will have you playing to your full potential in no time.

​​For the finest piano instruction in Alexandria Virginia visit Deffenbaugh House Of Music

Piano Lessons in Alexandria VA


30 Min $35.00

45 Min $55.00

60 Min $70.00

The Deffenbaugh House Of music offers professional piano instruction in a safe and comfortable environment. With over twenty years of experience as a highly sot after teacher and professional musician  Mark Deffenbaugh provides piano instruction that is both fun and highly educational. Each lesson is geared to the individual students needs and taste. Weather you are interested in Classical Music Jazz Improvisation or you want to learn to play your favorite Popular Songs you will find this studio to be a wonderful experience. You will learn to play on a world class hand built German Piano surrounded by the latest in modern keyboard gear and computer music software, including a Moog Sub 37 Synthesizer.