Teach better than ever.

Do you want to become a better piano teacher?  

Have you ever wanted to take a college piano pedagogy course, but haven't had the opportunity to do so? Would you like to learn how you can plan for and use in-lesson time with your students in ways most conducive to their success?

Are you curious about the piano method books other teachers use, and wonder how to choose the right ones for your students? Do you want your students to play with better technique and expression, but aren't sure how to help them?

Do you wish you knew more about how to find pieces for your students that are fun for them to learn and appropriate for their level? Would you like to organize and streamline your income and bookkeeping processes, so you can focus on the part you love most: teaching?

You're in the right place.

Excellence in Piano Teaching is an experience designed to bring your teaching to the next level. This six-week, self-guided online course will help you develop the skills you need to produce happy, capable students and run a successful business as a piano teacher. Join JOY MORIN and your fellow classmates in this immersive, small group experience.

[Ready to register? Scroll to the bottom on this page. Not sure? Watch the video below and continue reading to find out if this course if right for you.]

​​​​​​​"This course was an excellent opportunity to analyze my teaching and business skills. Even with experience under my belt, I was able to learn so much about how to successfully run my business."

--piano teacher in Ohio​​​​​​​

Excellence in Piano Teaching might be right for you if:

  • You've always wanted to take a piano pedagogy course -- or, if you took one during college but you'd love to take another!
  • You have a drive for ongoing self-improvement as a piano teacher and would love to take your teaching to the next level.
  • You love the idea of spending time on the readings and participating in discussion prompts to interact with and apply what you are learning.
  • You love talking with and connecting with other piano teachers. After all, the more we learn about others, the more we learn about ourselves!

This course might NOT be right for you if:

  • You are juggling such a busy schedule right now that it isn't currently feasible to invest time in the coursework.
  • You feel the way you are currently teaching is good enough - you aren't interested in bringing your teaching or business to the next level right now. 

"Joy Morin's course is one I would highly recommend for any piano teacher. This course exceeded my expectations and in my opinion, was worth every penny."

          --piano teacher in South Carolina

Meet Joy Morin

Hi, I'm Joy. I believe that excellent piano pedagogy training should be accessible and readily available, especially in today's day and age. That is why I created the Piano Teacher Institute, creating opportunities for group coaching and peer interaction for studying material typically encountered in college-level piano pedagogy courses -- plus much more.

In an ideal world, piano teachers are thriving, active members of the profession and their community who produce progressing, capable students, and earn comfortable living while doing so. That is what my course, Excellence in Piano Teaching, is all about.

As you work through the course material, I'll be at your disposal to answer questions -- I'm just an email away! And you'll have fellow comrades in the Facebook group, too, cheering you on and ready to share about any topics you'd like to discuss.

You can learn more about my background HERE and check out my blog for piano teachers at ColorInMyPiano.com.

I hope to see you inside the course!

6 Modules Designed to Elevate
Your Teaching To The Next Level

Module 1: Business Sense for Piano Teachers
We'll get your finances organized so you can focus on the part we all love most: teaching!

Module 2: On Teaching And Learning
You'll learn how to maximize student learning through teaching strategies that are research-based and time-tested.

Module 3: Conducting The Piano Lesson
You'll learn how to plan for and use in-lesson time in a way most conducive to student success.

Module 4: Piano Methods
You'll learn the purpose, benefits, and limitations of piano method books and become familiar with the today's most popular method books.

Module 5: Piano Technique for Beginners
You'll learn how to nurture your students towards playing the piano healthily, efficiently, and - most importantly - expressively.

Module 6: The Student's Repertoire
You'll learn how to choose piano literature for your students that is appropriate and suitable so they are happily advancing in their piano studies! 

Here's what you'll get:


  • SIX self-paced modules of original content written by Joy
  • SIX pre-recorded videochat sessions led by Joy
  • Over 50 discussion prompts to help you apply what you are learning as you go
  • Lifetime access to our private Facebook community
  • Loads of bonuses, recommended links and resources, and supporting documents (PDFs, spreadsheets, and more)
  • Lifetime course access

$457 - Enroll Now


Everything in the PROFESSIONAL package, plus: 

  • A 45-minute, private video-conferencing session with Joy to talk  about the course material, your teaching, your business, or any other questions you have! 

$525 - Enroll Now

Sign up now and start your journey towards excellence!