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Meet your new piano teacher, Mr. Hoffman

Kids love his creativity and humor. Adults appreciate his clarity and step-by-step style. He’s been called the “Mr. Rogers” of piano. He even likes to wear a sweater.

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Kids love his creativity and humor. Adults appreciate his clarity and step-by-step style. He’s been called the “Mr. Rogers” of piano. He even likes to wear sweaters.

More about Mr. Hoffman

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Piano Lessons Reimagined

Forget about weekly lessons. Now you can bring your teacher home with you. Or put him in your pocket. Designed with the absolute beginner in mind, Mr. Hoffman's lessons teach you not just how to play, but how to read, understand, and create music.

Hoffman Method will make you a complete musician

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Our conveniently bundled sheet music, worksheets, and audio files accompany almost every lesson. They’re also conveniently priced. You’ll pay less than one dollar per lesson.

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Hoffman Academy Complete Materials: worksheets and sheet music

Own Your Learning

Our conveniently bundled sheet music, worksheets, and audio files accompany almost every lesson. They’re also conveniently priced. You’ll pay less than one dollar per lesson.

Preview the Complete Materials

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All you need is a piano

If you don’t have a piano (a keyboard works too), read our Guide to Choosing a Piano or Keyboard. Practice instructions at the end of each lesson tell you exactly what to do before moving on.

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“This is no watered-down program. Mr. Hoffman has a master’s degree in music, has studied early childhood education, and for years taught his very own Hoffman Academy of Music. My kids love him because of his sense of humor, gentle, relevant teaching method and simple games that engage them.”

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“As a young child, I took a handful of piano lessons, but my mom says I threw such a fit about practicing that she pulled me out and ended my piano career. I’ve always regretted not sticking with it. Mr. Hoffman’s lessons have allowed me to quietly learn along-side my kids. Maybe you really can ‘teach an old dog new tricks.’”

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Parents, teachers, and students love Hoffman Academy.

“My son, Moses (7 years old), loves learning under the instruction of Mr. Hoffman! I have been so impressed by Mr. Hoffman’s systematic approach. My son and I feel like we know him personally through the weeks of lessons he has had thus far through the online video instruction. Thanks for being a blessing! If it were not for what Mr. Hoffman offers, my son would not have had this head start in his appreciation and development of skill in piano.”

Victoria Fisher

“The Complete Materials are definitely worth purchasing. It reinforces what the online tutorials teach and adds interest to practice sessions. My son really likes listening to the MP3 files and playing along with the practice songs. I have found the parent guide to be extraordinary useful. My kids (ages 6, 4, 2, and 1) often turn the Hoffman Academy music on, just for fun. The baby even dances when she’s in the mood! Thank you, thank you.”

Sara Seifert from Lincoln, NE

“I am a 32 year old mama of five that has wanted to know how to play piano my entire life. Your website is making a life long dream of mine come true! Thank you so much!”

Christina Girdner from Spokane Valley, WA

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