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 Music Lessons
Piano, Guitar, Music Theory, Songwriting

Learning a musical instrument can be extremely rewarding.  Playing well can take a fair amount of time and a certain level of commitment.

But you don't have to take that journey alone.  The best way to develop your musical abilities is to hire a music instructor to:

  • provide structure to keep you moving forward

  • listen and give feedback to help you sound better & improve faster

  • offer support & encouragement to make learning more enjoyable

YouTube can't do all that!
Give Dave a call & get started!

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

Dave Caruso, Music Educator

Caruso Music Studios -- Music Lessons, Piano, Guitar, Theory, Songwriting

  • Piano | Guitar | Music Theory | Songwriting

  • From 1st grade readers to retired seniors

  • Face-to-face in Trenton, MI

  • Virtually across the U.S.

  • Weekly 1/2-hour appointments

  • Discount for multiple family members

  • Supplemental learning materials

  • Custom piano arrangements

  • Monthly newsletter with news, tips, puzzles, wit

  • 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


"Thank you, Dave, for having the perfect balance of kindness, encouragement, and patience but also being stern when needed to help your students become the best musicians they can be!"


-- Brittney Battaglia (student parent)


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!