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Students enrolled in lessons, must have a piano to practice on. Options include renting/buying a piano or a keyboard. An upright or a grand piano is more encouraged for successful practicing than a keyboard.


20 lessons (30 minutes) are $250/year which can be paid in full or per semester ($125). 60-minute lessons are $500/year, or $250 per semester. Additional lessons can be negotiated with your teacher, according to their personal pay rate.

Payment is due by the last day of the registration, September 14th, via check or money order made payable to "Texas State University." It can be delivered in person to the main office or mailed to The FunKey Piano Project, School of Music, 601 University Drive, San Marcos TX 78666.

Parking options and costs are available below. 

Families are responsible for buying music for their student that must be brought to each lesson. Here are examples of the music for the beginners: John W. Schaum Piano Pre-A: The Green Book, The Russian School of Piano Playing, Book 1, Part II

Music Stores

Families are responsible for buying music for their student that must be brought to each lesson. Options for piano purchases/rentals music scores:
San Marcos: Meg's Piano (714 Georgia Street, San Marcos, TX 78666)
Austin: Strait Music Company (2428 W. Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704)
San Antonio: Alamo Music (425 N. Main Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78205) and RBC Pepper Sheet Music (4415 Centerview Drive, San Antonio, TX 78228)


Lessons are taught at the Texas State University School of Music
101 Pleasant St
San Marcos, Texas 78666
Juries and recitals take place in the Music Building Recital Hall in the School of Music.


$115/calendar year (all events)
Monday - Friday, 5PM - 6AM Pleasant Street Garage (across from the Music Building)
Monday - Friday, 6AM - 5PM LBJ Student Center Parking Garage 
Saturday, Sunday, and special events at Pleasant Street Garage (accessible parking is available)
Read more about Parking regulations here:

Makeup Policy

Please ALWAYS let the teacher know ahead of time that you will not be at the lesson.

You have two (2) makeup possibilities per semester offered by the teacher if you cannot make it to the lesson due to health reasons. 

Any other reason would not be followed with a makeup and the decision would be at your teacher's discretion and availability.

Lessons missed by a teacher will always be made up.