Emily specializes in working with intermediate and advanced amateur pianists. With her, you will learn to do much more than just play the piano better. Piano instruction is offered by appointment only, which can vary in length according to circumstances. Emily is happy to work with you for as long as you need. If you are interested in taking lessons, please contact us today!

Emily is a classical pianist and has been teaching piano and coaching and accompanying singers in concert for her entire adult life. She can teach you in English or in French, having spent a good part of her life in Paris. She has been a French interpreter for the U.S. Department of State.

Pianists & Musicians Retreats

We offer year-round retreats where students can fully immerse themselves into their practice. Go further with Emily Upham. Join her in a quiet country house in the beautiful Hudson Valley where you will receive one-on-one intensive piano training. Work with Emily without distraction in a separate studio with a quality Steinway grand piano.

All musicians, including composers and chamber groups are welcome to join these retreats. Many vocalists come for training as well and may bring their own pianist if they like. Pianists and musicians retreats can vary in length and last for as long as your schedule will allow. Numerous students come for intensive piano work, or vocal coaching as well as to enjoy the peace and beauty of the setting.


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