[sm_section_header title=”Testimonials” align=”sm-center” style=”sm-style-diamond”][sm_column_text]“Carolyn is a passionate and experienced teacher. She finds joy in working with her students, and strives to tailor to special needs. I recommend Carolyn as a piano teacher!” -Barb Ongna

“Carolyn offers a wide variety of educational opportunities for her students. She has high expectations for her students and is able to design a course of study that will help the student meet those expectations. She brings a personal touch to the educational environment that helps to motivate the student and brings enjoyment to the learning process.” -Jeffrey Cutler

“Mrs. Reisinger was phenomenal as a piano teacher. She is an incredible musician, and it was very entertaining to learn from her to enhance my skills but also to listen to her play as well. I would highly recommend her without hesitation.”-Matthew Goldammer Lakeville MN

“Carolyn Resinger is one of the most gifted teachers and performers ive seen. Her passion and musicality is something everybody must see and experience. Not only is she one of the best in her field, she is a pleasure to work with…. i highly recommend her for a teacher or performer…. she wont let you down….. Mark Arneson/ president of Trimark productions inc.”

“I had the pleasure of working with Carolyn in obtaining financing for her new home purchase & a few years later a refinance. I found her to be thoughtful, caring, and talented individual. I would not hesitate to recommend her at the Reisinger Conservatory of Music.” Chris Griggs

“Carolyn is a highly sought after piano teacher. I highly recommend her for anyone interested in having a motivational musical experience for their child. She is a gifted pianist herself but that’s not what makes her a excellent piano teacher. It’s her love of children and her love of teaching piano that makes her so popular in Dakota County. Since every piano student wants to quit at one point or another, when this happens, just let Carolyn know and she will creatively turn your student’s motivation around. She truly has a gift in teaching kids a lifelong skill that has so many physical and emotional benefits. Call her today!” Beth Remarcke Lakeville MN

“Carolyn has been a very good piano teacher for our son, and he seems to be learning quite well with her methods and under her teaching. She is an educated and accomplished pianist. Jeff & Colleen Paul” Lakeville MN

“Carolyn has been a great piano instructor for my children. She does a great job relating to the kids and keeps them highly motivated by teaching them with music the kids select. She is very flexible when it comes to scheduling which is great when your children are involved with other activities. Over the last couple of years, I have seen tremendous improvement with my children’s piano playing which is a great tribute to Carolyn and her teaching skills. If you have a child which is interested in learning or enhancing their piano skills, I would highly recommend Carloyn as an instructor. “Mike Rebischke Lakeville MN

“Carolyn is a person committed to success of her students. She enjoys her work and loves to work with people in music.” Don Johnson Rosemount MN

“Carolyn taught my disabled daughter piano lessons for several years. She was patient, supportive and a great teacher. My daughter enjoyed her lessons and enjoyed working with Carolyn. I hightly recommend her.” Burnsville MN

“Carolyn is an accomplished pianist whose talent and years of experience coupled with her well tuned teaching ability make for an excellent piano instructor.” Zalika Muskat Lakeville MN

“I have referred piano students to Carolyn when they have reached a level of study that requires her level of expertise. I will continue to do so without hesitation.” Karen Savageau Lakeville MN

“Carolyn has been teaching my son piano lessons for the last year and a half and it has been an excellent experience for my son. Carolyn has shown great patience in working with the kids during their lessons and at their recitals. She is very knowledgeable in her field and has challenged my son to improve his piano skills. He has done very well with her guidance and expertise and my family is very satisfied in working with Carolyn.” Mark Hamill Lakeville MN

“Carolyn has been very creative as she provides music opportunities for my husband with special needs. He enjoys every lesson because Carolyn finds ways to enable him to feel successful. I appreciate Carolyn’s
flexibility both in her scheduling and in her approach to teaching. She works hard to meet the needs of her students.” Sally Smith Lakeville MN
Carolyn is a great piano teacher because she has helped my son learn technique while encouraging his particular musical interests. Carolyn supports my son’s interest in learning his favorite songs, but also gives him challenging pieces. His skills and interest in piano lessons have progressed beyond my expectations. Alicia Kahlek Lakeville MN My son Julian says: I really like learning songs that my teacher writes for me and now I know how to add chords to the melody. Julian Kahlek Lakeville MN

• BELOW ARE SOME REVIEWS RECEIVED ON THUMBTACK.

Very flexible and a great teacher!
Michael B.
• 5/5 stars April 29, 2014

My 5-year old son has been taking lessons with Carolyn for about 5 months now. She genuinely takes interest in his progress and he enjoys the class. Though my son was not interested at the start his interest has grown over time. As a parent with a young child I have to follow up diligently at home. It might be helpful to provide resources for me so I can help him. If I didn’t have a musical background it would be very difficult.

Krishnan N.
• 5/5 stars April 29, 2014

My 11 year old son has been taking piano lessons with Carolyn for almost 3 years. Carolyn is an absolutely a wonderful teacher. She hand picks all the music so it suits the student’s level and interests.

It is very motivating to my son because he has a learning disability with how he processes information. Carolyn helps him understand how to read music by playing music computer games and board games which keeps him interested in playing the piano. Since taking piano lessons with Carolyn my son’s confidence has soared and he can’t wait to attend his next lesson. Carolyn has a unique gift for teaching children how to play the piano and I would recommend her as a piano teacher to anyone. She is the best!!

Heather R.
• 5/5 stars April 29, 2014

Carolyn started lessons with my 5 year old daughter this past fall and my daughter (and us) are loving it! My daughter has learned and memorized songs and is confident to share with anyone that will listen. Carolyn is patient, encouraging and flexible. Our daughter is learning hand position, writing and reading music from different age appropriate tools. We are happy we found her and excited to continue working with her!

Heidi C.
• 5/5 stars April 29, 2014

My kids love her. She offers a well rounded program and opportunities for,lesson style. She emphasizes theory and has many computer games and opportunities. She has a practice incentive program as well, kids,like getting awards!

Marilyn S.
• 5/5 stars May 29, 2013

Great teacher makes learning easy and fun. I recommend highly

Brian M.
• 5/5 stars March 24, 2013

I just started my piano lessons about 4 months ago and I have been very impressed with how much I am learning. Carolyn has an extensive music background and she is so friendly and comfortable to work with. I highly recommend her as a piano teacher. She stretches you to go beyond your comfort zone with music that I truly enjoy playing. I am learning so much about reading music and music theory. She does not overload you but reviews bits and pieces as they fall into place with the pieces you practice. I can’t believe how much I am learning. I am very pleased.

Mary R.
• 5/5 stars March 22, 2013

She is very nice and respects the children

Julian K.
• 5/5 stars March 22, 2013

Carolyn teaches both my son and myself. She is very good with kids and adults. She lets you move at your own pace, but she also keeps you motivated and moving forward.

Laura Y.
• 5/5 stars March 21, 2013

Great piano teacher. Carolyn keeps older students motivated by letting them pick current songs to learn and perform at recitals. Carolyn was very helpful in scheduling my daughter’s lessons around her participation in high school swimming and nordic skiing. She understood that my daughter wanted to continue playing piano but was having some issues with time constraints. My daughter started lessons with another teacher and transferred to Carolyn during middle school. She stated she probably would have quit piano if not for switching to Carolyn.

Carrie R.
• 5/5 stars March 21, 2013

My son, Austin, has been going to piano lessons for over 10 years. We recently switched to Reisinger and are very pleased with the results! Carolyn has taught my son quite a bit in just 6 months and is helping him get ready for college! I would recommend her for any level of lessons.

Cindy F.
• 5/5 stars March 21, 2013

Carolyn Reisinger teaches two of my children and does a wonderful job. My kids are loving piano lessons and learning fast! She is very professional on what she does, still a very kind and loving teacher. I would recommend her over and over again!

Grazi O.
• 4/5 stars May 30, 2012

Carolyn has been very responsive and professional throughout this process. In spite of having many other piano instructors on your list, she was one of only three who responded. She also did so in a way that was respectful of my individual situation and I feel like I’m getting my particular needs addressed. I’m just having my second lesson with her tomorrow, but so far am very pleased.

Donna S.
• 5/5 stars April 20, 2012

As a fifty-something beginning piano student I was fortunate to find Carolyn to teach me how to play. Besides being a gifted pianist, she is a very positive and encouraging instructor who inspires me to work hard while enjoying it. Over the course of four years she has taught me how to play a wide variety of music including classical, jazz, blues, and pop. To further my musical development, she has encouraged me to set longer term goals by participating in the Minnesota Music Teachers Association Music Theory and Piano Examinations Programs. Carolyn is everything one could ask for in a piano teacher and she has my highest recommendation!

Brent L.
• 5/5 stars April 20, 2012

My daughter began her lessons with Mrs. Reisinger June of 2006 when she was just 5 years old. Now six years later, she still enjoys her lessons as much as ever if not more. Carolyn has taught her so much and so well that now one of her favorite hobbies is listening to a song on the radio and then trying to play it on the piano. Carolyn works with her students on NFMC and MMTA , piano recitals and those are wonderful experiences and confidence builders for the student. Carolyn is kind and patient which has really helped my daughter enjoy and stick to her lessons.


The Reisinger Conservatory of Music founded over 35 years ago, is based on the core values of giving students a high quality musical education from professional musicians.

Call us today for your Free Introductory Lesson, 612.244.9796 or E-mail us at info@reisingerconservatoryofmusic.com to find out more![/sm_column_text]

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