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Piano Teacher Resume

There are many different musical instruments such as guitar, flute, drums, violin, piano, etc. Many learn to play different musical instruments based on their interests. Piano is one such musical instrument and many opt for learning it as an interest or to make a career. In fact, we can see many families having an ancient piano in the houses, which they cherish as a proud possession and pass on from one generation to the other.

Piano is liked by many because of its soothing music and ease. We usually find a piano in hotels, churches, etc., which is used for playing background music to create a soothing environment. Piano teachers train students interested in the same. They usually work with elementary or high schools, music schools, and at times, even churches. A number of churches offer piano lessons and thus, the piano instructors get to work with churches as well. Besides this, many instructors also work as private tutors. They go to the students' places and conduct their piano training sessions there. Thus, if you plan to work as a piano instructor, you do have a wide scope for job prospects.

This piano teacher resume sample will help you to put forth your candidature for the same. It will help you to make your resume effective and professionally apt such that it easily clears the resume screening round.

Harry P. Wright
2534 Spring Haven Trail
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-710-2122

Career Objective:

With thorough expertise and professional experience in playing the piano and having taught the same to students of different age groups, I am looking forward to work with some of the renowned music schools of New Jersey.

Career Summary:

Having worked as a Piano Player and Coach for almost 6 years, I am well acquainted with the skills required to be an onstage performer and instructor. I possess the required expertise to handle a class of students learning piano, a band playing piano, or be it giving a live performance all alone. All these expertise and skills bundled up together make me a thorough performer and trainer. I wish to pass on my experience and knowledge to music lovers who wish to learn the art of playing the piano. I am presently working as a part time Instructor with JF Kennedy Elementary and High School.

Summary of Skills:

  • Expertise in playing piano and composing tunes
  • Expertise in giving individual and group performances
  • A good singer and lyricist
  • Well acquainted with the training requirements and skills required to work as an instructor
  • Expertise in identifying potential students, motivating them towards excelling, and mentoring them
  • Expertise in training students for different competitions

Professional Experience:

Current Employer: JF Kennedy Elementary and High School, Newark, New Jersey (2011-till date)
Designation: Piano Instructor
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct piano sessions for school students
  • Conduct auditions for selecting potential students for competitions and performing in the school band
  • Communicate with students and understand their interest in music
  • Train students on the basic notations of the piano, moving up to playing different songs and then finally training a selected few in composing
  • Train students for the school's annual day performances
  • Plan rehearsals and auditions in a way that they do not clash with the study time of students

Previous Work Experience

Prior to working as a part time instructor, I worked with SP Imperial Resorts as the Lead Piano Player for almost 3 years. Later, I joined JSV's Ballad Group and am still working with them as the Lead Composer.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, Newark University of Arts, New Jersey - 2008
  • Learned about music composition from Late Xavier Marshall, a renowned music composer of New Jersey


Laara K. Mike - JF Kennedy Elementary and High School, Newark, New Jersey
1032 Blue River Street
Newark, NJ 07105
Ph: 973-710-8024

Sherley P. Brown - SP Imperial Resorts, Newark, New Jersey
112 Huskin Brwon Street
Newark, NJ 07105
Ph: 973-710-2214


Harry P. Wright

A piano teacher resume will help the prospective employer to understand the potential of the candidate. The employer analyses the job applications based on the resumes before calling the candidates and moving ahead for further selection rounds. When the resume is effective and comes out successful in presenting one's candidature, the chances of moving to the further rounds increase. Thus, one should never goof up with his resume. As rightly said, it creates the first impression of the candidate on the employer and if the first impression goes wrong, he might lose a huge chance. Do not make this mistake and draft your resume with utmost sincerity.

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