We Fit Music Into Your Life

How Does It Work?

  • Give us a call, email or fill out our form, and we'll match you with a teacher that works for you. You can start or stop at any time, and you can schedule a trial lesson.

Who Will Be My Teacher?

  • We work with you to find a teacher that meets your needs, level and learning style. Our teachers are committed to crafting a unique learning plan for each of their students.

What Ages and Levels Do You Teach?

  • We have teachers who work with students as young as 3 years old through adults. Contact us and we will find the teacher who is right for you.

Do You Offer Suzuki Lessons?

  • Yes, in most cases we can offer a qualified Suzuki teacher to come to your home.

Violin Piano Lessons

Hi, I'm Jennifer, Columbus Director of City Strings & Piano! We provide in-home violin, viola, cello and piano lessons with the best teachers in the Columbus, Ohio area. As your premier home music academy, we also offer frequent recitals and optional group classes and instrument rentals and sales.

With lessons in your home, you can spend less time running around town and more time focused on your child's success! Our teachers offer Suzuki and traditional lessons for beginners, kids and adults across the Columbus area, including lessons in Bexley, Dublin, New Albany, Upper Arlington and Worthington. Tuition can be found in the menu under Sign Up, below.

Our teachers devise individual lesson plans so that each student can meet their unique goals. At City Strings & Piano, there is no one size fits all, and we are committed to finding a great teacher for you.

I have put together a team of excellent teachers who I trust will lead your child to success! Take a look around to learn more about us and read our latest news. Then, call or email me today so that I can connect you with one of our wonderful teachers!

We found great teacher who is also a friend and a master whom the children love and respect.
— A.L.

Contact Us

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If you would like to learn more about lessons in your home, contact Jennifer at (614) 594-8780, columbus@citystrings.com, or using the Contact Us form on this page. She will connect you with a teacher that works for you and schedule violin, viola, cello or piano lessons in your home in Columbus, Ohio. Tuition for weekly lessons is $134, $194 or $254 per month for 30, 45 or 60 minute lessons. Additional time for longer lessons or lessons for siblings or parents is discounted 10%, reflected in the tuition amounts above.

When you're ready to start, click here to complete the registration form.


Meet Our Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano Teachers

Our violin, viola, cello and piano teachers have experience teaching in a wide variety of styles and settings all around the Columbus, Ohio area. Call or email us today and we will connect you with one of these great teachers for lessons in your home.

Violin Lessons Columbus Ohio

Daren Fuster, Violin and Viola, a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester and the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Daren’s performance career has included engagements such as; auxiliary violist for Cincinnati Symphony, Pops and Cincinnati Opera Orchestras; an auxiliary member of Columbus Symphony Orchestra in both the violin and viola sections for 15 years; auxiliary violist for the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra; assistant principal and principal violist of Fundacion Sinfonia under the direction of Philippe Entremont, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic since 1999. In the past Daren has performed with the Grand Teton Music Festival under former music director Eiji Oue; the Lancaster Music Festival, Lancaster, OH; the Heidelberg Festival, Heidelberg, Germany; and as a concerto soloist under harpsichordist and director Eiji Hashimoto with the 18th Century Music Ensemble in Luca and Florence, Italy. Daren’s professors included Martha Strongin Katz, founding member of the Cleveland Quartet, and Masao Kawasaki, professor of violin and viola at CCM and The Juilliard School.

Daren’s private and university teaching experiences includes maintaining a private studio of 40 violin and viola students in Cincinnati, OH; a private violin and viola tutor for for the Indian Hill and Mason City School systems; teaching master classes at the Northern Kentucky University; serving as a guest lecturer at the Xavier University, maintaining a studio of 14 at 88 Keys in Arcadia, California and substitute instructor at Bloom School of Music in Eagle Rock, CA, among others. In the past Daren’s students have been accepted into regional, state and national orchestras as well as the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Symphony, and Pasadena Youth Symphony.

In addition to teaching for City Strings Columbus, Daren serves as the Personnel and Community Engagement Manager of the Columbus Symphony and performs as an associate violinist with the orchestra.

Read more about Daren’s experience here.


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