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Piano Lessons, Singing Lessons & Guitar Lessons

The Knauer Music School is a premier music school offering piano, guitar, singing lessons and more!
We have two great locations in Los Angeles, Agoura Hills & Tarzana.
We are in close proximity to Woodland Hills, Calabasas, Thousand Oaks & Encino.
Learn to play the instrument of your choice. Children of all ages and adults are welcome.

Consider The Benefits We Offer


Each one of our music teachers will treat you with warmth and patience and deeply care about guiding you to learn the music you want to play. From classically trained teachers with doctorate degrees to accomplished Jazz and Hip-Hop teachers, all of our instructors have University training or professional performance experience both nationally and internationally and several of our teachers are recording artists.

We support the goals of each student with encouragement and appropriate pacing of instruction, while providing a broad and deep foundation in all styles of music, as well as sight reading, technique, music theory, improvisation, and composition to the extent that the student finds meaningful. We want our students musical progression to be gratifying to their fullest potential.

*MTAC Certificate of Merit and Royal Conservatory Curriculum Offered

2. Piano, Voice/Singing, Guitar, Violin, Drums, Bass, Saxophone and More in ONE Location

We provide the convenience of having several instrumental lessons in one location, Piano, Voice/Singing, guitar, Bass, Violin, Saxophone, Flute, Cello, Drums. Families love the ease of having all their children take their lessons at the same time. Our Tarzana Music School is conveniently located to all cities in the San Fernando Valley, so we can be helpful to students throughout the area.

3. We Will Select the Best Music Teacher For You

Selecting the right teacher and environment is an important decision in keeping a student engaged and wanting to learn, so we do a lot of evaluating to pair the right teacher with each student.

4. All levels and Ages Taught

We teach children of all ages and adults from beginners to advanced students. EVERYONE can learn to play, all you need is the desire.

5. We Have a Proven Track Record of Excellence

Visit our testimonial page to learn about the gratifying experiences students are having taking music lessons at The Knauer Pianos Music Schools. Our mission is to have our students reach their goals and enjoy the process.

6. Wide Range of Music Lesson Times Available 7 Days a Week

We offer quality music lessons 7 days a week from 9 AM to 9 PM, so we can offer you a lesson time that works well for your schedule.

7. Lessons on High Quality Pianos

Our piano students learn to play on high quality acoustic pianos. Feeling the keys move under your fingers on a real piano, while being surrounded by the full, rich tone that a good piano produces, can launch a student to become an accomplished, passionate player. The control and amount of expression one has playing on a quality piano, inspires a player to get the most out of themselves as a performer.

8. Piano Curriculum & Annual Piano Festivals specifically designed to measure and motivate Piano Students through their Studies

We have teachers who are members of the Royal Conservatory, Music Teachers Association of California, National Guild of Piano Teachers, and California Association of Professional Music Teachers. Through these associations we are able to offer students opportunities to participate in the Certificate of Merit Program and or the National guild of Piano Teachers Auditions, as well as curriculum that is of the highest standard.

9. Waiting Room with Amenities

Enjoy our comfortable waiting room with magazines, creative toys, wi-fi, and bottled water service.

10. Glass Doors on All Studios

We have full glass doors, so you can watch your child's lesson or if you prefer you can sit in on their lesson anytime you would like.

11. Recitals Two Times a Year

Students are invited to participate in two recitals a year to showcase their hard work and talents. We create a warm recital atmosphere, where everyone can feel comfortable being greeted with appreciation. World class pianos are provided for the students to perform their pieces on. Participation in recitals is optional.

12. Expert Staff to Help You

There is a caring office staff to help you 7 days a week. Everyone here wants you to feel welcome and help you with any of your lesson needs.

13. Instrument Sales and Rentals

We rent and sell pianos and digital pianos and we have a great rent to own program. We can help you rent or purchase most other instruments. We also stock the important music books you need.

14. Lessons Offered in Our Schools and In Your Home

We give music lessons in our music schools and Your home. Though most of our students take their music lessons at our school locations, many students enjoy that we offer the convenience of music lessons in their home.

15. Two Convenient Locations

We are conveniently located: In Tarzana off the 101 freeway at the Tampa off ramp. We are in the well known Knauer Pianos Store building on the corner of Tampa and Ventura Blvd. We have easy access parking in our building as you enter southbound on Tampa. Our second location is in Agoura Hills off the 101 freeway at Kanan. There is ample parking at the Agoura Hills Music School for your convenience. Both locations are walking distance from cafe’s, restaurants, Starbucks and Peet’s Coffee.

16. Month to Month Lessons with out a long term commitment

Our Music School does not require semester minimums for lessons. Lessons are offered on a month-to-month basis.

17. Family Owned Music School

We are a family run music school owned by Ben and Robbie Knauer who are here to help you anytime with your music education.. You can call Ben or Robbie whenever you have questions or to arrange for your lessons.

Piano Lessons
Learn to play the Piano
Learn to play the Guitar
Learn to play the Violin
Learn to Sing
Learn to play the Pia
Learn to play the Drum
Learn to play the Clarinet
Learn to play music

Popular Lessons We Offer

Piano, Guitar, Voice/Singing, Bass, Violin, Saxophone, Trumpet, Flute, Cello

Ages 3 to adults

Beginning to Advanced All Styles of Music Offered

Our piano teachers are warm and patience and care deeply about helping guide each student to learn the music they want to play. Lessons are taught on high quality acoustic piano to give you the fullest expereince.


Beginning to Advance Levels

Our voice teachers cover many styles of music from opera, pop, rock, gospel, jazz, musical theater, R&B;, country, soul and much more.Our voice teachers are extremely professional and passionate about singing and love to share their knowledge and experience with you.

Ages 6 and Up

Our guitar instructors offer rock, blues, metal, folk, country, pop and classical guitar lessons on acoustic and electric guitars. We teach bass guitar as well. Teachers personalize a program so you will learn the music you want to play.

Ages 6 to Adults

All styles offered including Rock, metal, jazz, funk, blues. Our instructors develop lessons based on the students music preferences and aspirations. The teacher paces the lessons appropriately for each student. Technique is emphasized so that the student becomes a dynamic drummer.


The teacher’s warmth and appreciation for the learning process will be part of what will make playing these beautiful string instruments so rewarding. We provide a broad and deep foundation in sight reading, technique and we strive to have our students progress be gratifying to their fullest potential.


All styles offered including,classical, jazz, pop

Our teachers work with their students to develop good tone quality, proper breathing technique and strong reading skills, so there is full potential to become a dynamic musician. You will find our teachers to be gracious, warm and make learning to play your instrument a great experience.

Ages 5 to Adults

We teach classical, jazz, pop and much more. Our teachers are passionate about playing music and love developing other fellow enthusiast to become great musicians.


All styles of music offered. Our teachers work with their students to develop good tone quality, proper breathing technique and strong reading skills, so there is full potential to become a dynamic musician. You will find our teachers to be gracious, warm and make learning to play your instrument a great experience.


Our grandson has flourished during his lessons at Knauer Pianos Music School. It is a venture that will serve him well all his life. It brings our family a great sense of joy and pride.

-Ed and Elayne Golden

Robbie is amazing! She is an expert at finding the perfect teacher match for the adult or child student. Michaela is teaching piano to my 11 year old and she is wonderful. Camille is my beginning sax teacher and is the best. I am grateful to the Knauer Pianos Music School.

-Karen Bender

We love the Knauer Pianos Music School! My 7 year old son loves going to his lessons and plays piano beautifully! Thank you Knauer pianos and your wonderful teachers for giving my son a love of music!

-Jill DeWinter (Dylan Shea's mom)

I started taking adult piano lessons here about three months ago and I am extremely happy with this shop. The prices are very reasonable and the environment in the classroom has a great atmosphere. The teacher, Jill, is so kind and really just wants you to play your heart out. Within these three months, I can play many classical pieces! Their sign out front does not lie: You are guaranteed to play!

-Natalie S.

Offering Quality Piano Lessons, Voice Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Bass Lessons, Violin Lessons, Cello Lessons, Saxophone Lessons, Trumpet Lessons, Flute Lessons, Drum Lessons, Ukulele Lessons, Viola Lessons, Clarinet Lessons

We’d love to arrange your first lesson.
Call us Tarzana: (818) 206-3379, Agoura Hills: (818) 206-3412

Contact Us


Tarzana Location

19301 Ventura Blvd. At Tampa Ave & 101 Freeway
Tarzana, Ca. 91356

Agoura Hill Location

29360 Roadside Dr. Agoura Hills
Agoura Hills, Ca. 91301
We are near the Kanan off ramp and 101 Freeway

We are in close proximity to Woodland Hills, San Fernando Valley, Calabasas, Encino, Agoura Hills, Canoga Park, Thousand Oaks, Tarzana, Westlake Village & Northridge CA