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Music Lessons

Piano, Guitar, Music Theory, Songwriting

Learning a musical instrument can be very rewarding.  Playing well requires time and practice.  Weekly appointments with an experienced music coach will:

  • provide structure and help you achieve weekly progress

  • speed improvement and make you sound more professional

  • give you encouragement to make learning more enjoyable


Call today and start becoming a better keyboard player or guitarist!

Piano Teacher Detroit Michigan, Guitar Teacher Detroit Michigan, Lessons, Theory, Songwriting, Music Studio

Dave Caruso, Music Educator

Caruso Music Studios -- Piano Teacher Detroit Michigan, Guitar Teacher Detroit Michigan, Theory, Songwriting

  • Piano | Guitar | Music Theory | Songwriting

  • From 1st grade readers to retired seniors

  • Face-to-face in Trenton, MI

  • Has taught students virtually in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, New York, & North Carolina

  • Weekly 1/2-hour appointments

  • Discount for multiple family members

  • Supplemental learning materials

  • Custom piano & guitar arrangements

  • Monthly student newsletter

  • Bi-annual assessment & recitals

  • Stickers & coloring activities for youngsters

  • Gift certificates and lesson referral program


  • Life-Long Music Educator, Full-Time Musician

  • Member, Music Teachers National Association

  • Member, Michigan Music Teachers Association

  • Creator of Play It Again! Piano Method

  • Author of Guitar Basics Guitar Method

  • High School Band / Choir Substitute Teacher in Allen Park, Southgate, Trenton, Woodhaven & Wyandotte, Michigan

  • Middle School Band Substitute in Trenton, Michigan

  • Southgate Adult Community Ed. Guitar & Songwriting Instructor

  • Indie Recording Artist: Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp

  • Up-to-date COVID Boosters, Annual Flu Shot

Virtual Music Lessons, Piano, Guitar, Theory, Songwriting, Dave Caruso


Thanks, Mr. Caruso!

"Thank you for being a positive role model in the boys' and all of your students' lives."
Shira (mom of 2 Caruso Music Studios piano students, ages 8 & 10)

"Thank you so much for putting together such a wonderful spring recital!  We appreciate all your hard work and dedication to showcasing each of your students' skills.  Thank you for all you do!
Tina (mom of 3 CMS piano students, ages 7, 9 & 11)

"Mr. Caruso, thank you for teaching me all about piano."

Lincoln (CMS piano student, age 7)

"Thank you for making me an amazing piano player!
Willa (CMS piano student, age 8)

"Thanks for your positive, uplifting demeanor, Mr. Caruso!"

Steve (CMS piano student, age 67)


Don't waste a perfectly good piano or guitar.  Learn to play it!

Don't waste a good piano -- learn to play it!Don't waste a good guitar - learn to play it!