Our piano instructors
are of the highest

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We offer lessons in acoustic, classical and electric guitar

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Voice has been taught at the Toedtman School of Music for
over 40 years

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Our instructors have trained hundreds of people young and old to enjoy the string instruments

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Come in for a FREE introductory
lesson to experience the best Bass
instruction in Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati’s Oldest Private Music School

The Toedtman School of Music provides instruction to people of all ages and talents.  If your desire is to make a career of music or if you are interested in music for enjoyment and relaxation, we have the team to help you. Our experienced music and voice instructors are some of the best available. At Toedtman School we have over 15 instructors / teachers and over 500 students of all ages and levels of musical experience. More about us…

Teacher of the Month

Amita Tara Prakash

Soprano Amita Prakash has appeared in numerous opera productions, ensembles, chamber groups, and organizations with the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, the Universities of Michigan and Minnesota, surrounding areas in Minnesota and Cincinnati, and New York. She was also hired by the Seattle Opera’s Young Artist Program. Read more about Amita.

New Classes

We are excited to announce our new program, Group Guitar Lessons. You will learn

  • Fundamental Techniques
  • Music Theory
  • Notes on the Fretboard
  • Chords and Strumming
  • Reading Music Notation

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John K. Toedtman gave a masterful performance of the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in c minor.  After his performance, he received several standing ovations.
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Toedtman School of Music offers individual lessons or lessons in a small group setting.

We offer lessons in piano, voice, violin, viola, double bass, trumpet, saxophone, clarinet, guitar, bass guitar, classical guitar and drums. We also have lessons in drawing and painting.