Over 65 years of EXCELLENCE
Over 65 years of EXPERIENCE and  SUCCESS



We are giving music lessons via VIDEO link with SKYPE, FACETIME and MESSENGER during this difficult time. It's been very successful. If you would like to start lessons, please give us a call.

IT'S TIME TO ENROLL FOR MUSIC LESSONS.  piano, violin, viola, voice, guitar, ukulele and even ocarina!


It's so important to get your child into piano lessons for a variety of reason.  See our “Benefits Of Music Lessons” page.  Music lessons at TOWNSEND are the most INVALUABLE,  LIFE ENHANCING EXPERIENCE your child will have.

You will probably want your child to be taking lessons from a professional who knows how to teach, is experienced and qualified.  You don't want to waste these precious childhood years with poor quality instruction.  (There is plenty of that available!)  Our instructors are on a par with any other music school or person in the nation.  Our instructors have Music Degrees, some with Masters Degrees in Music.  More importantly, they know how to teach and relate to their students, whether children or adults.  They are all  talented teachers as well as musicians.

We are extremely proud to be celebrating our 69th anniversary this year! We offer Piano lessons, Guitar lessons, Voice lessons, Violin lessons, Viola lessons, Flute lessons, Song writing, Theory lessons, and Composition lessons from the most qualified, experienced, professional teachers.

• Our location is easily accessible from Ballwin, Creve Coeur, Chesterfield, Clarkson Valley, Ellisville, Frontenac, Grover, Ladue, Olivette, Town and Country, Wildwood and O'Fallon. We have students from Wentzville, Dardenne Prairie, Weldon Springs, Eureka, Fenton and East to University City.

HOMESCHOOLERS are welcome!  We have daytime and evening lessons available.  


Yes, it does.

These are parents of some of our students giving impromptu testimonials for our school. 

Please click on the photos for TESTOMINIALS!

Here are a few testimonials from students parents. We asked them if they would say a few wods about our school and this is what they said. We want to thank all of you for these wonderful  videos that you allowed us to take!

And thanks so much to each of you for allowing us to surprise you with a camera, ask for your opinions and take a video!

Our goal is for our students to enjoy music, to teach them how to play correctly and to sing correctly, and to help them realize their full potential in music. If you are a beginner, our instructors make learning a fun and enjoyable experience! If you already have taken lessons and are more advanced, our instructors are unsurpassed in providing exciting direction to your music education. We teach all ages, and all types of music.
Call: 636-394-4055

Please leave your name and number if no one is available to answer. We will call you back as soon as possible. We can discuss time availability, teacher availability, and anything else you would like. 

Here are some of the outstanding qualities Townsend Music School possesses,,,,,,,,

*  Instructors with extremely high qualifications. 

*  Safe, convenient location with a very nice waiting room.

*  Opportunities for performances, recitals, and playing in the National Guild of Piano Teachers 

*  The finest pianos in our beautiful studios

*  Music at our fingertips.

*  We are not commercialized. We are not a store, or affiliated with a store

It is of utmost importance to start with the right teacher, an experienced, highly qualified teacher, from the very beginning. It is very important to have a teacher who can relate to each student. You will know for sure that you have the RIGHT TEACHER when you come to Townsend.

Why take a chance with these precious years? Come to Townsend Music School.


• We have student friendly policies.

• Our instructors teach for Townsend Music School. They are not independent contractors. This makes for a more cohesive environment, where you can count on the School's basic concepts to be followed. .......................................................................................................................................

Join Us!

We will make a difference in your life and/or the life of your child!

New students are accepted year round at Townsend Music School.

Please call us for information about registration, tuition and times available.

Studio phone: 636-394-4055
14776 Clayton Road
Ballwin, MO 63011

We are located on Clayton Road, East of Baxter Road in Wildwood Plaza. We are just down from the "Wine and Cheese Place".

We are located in the city of Chesterfield, MO, although our address is in Ballwin, MO., because of postal irregularities.

Our school does not sell merchandise, pianos, or any instruments. We are not a store. We are interested solely in teaching and in the education of our pupils.

*The tuition covers June, July and August.  There are 11 lessons during this 13 week period.  Two weeks are for your and your teachers vacations.  In other words, there are 2 sick days built in to the tuition.


We are currently looking for an instructor who can teach piano and voice during the week. Please call us if you are interested.

Contact Us Today! 

Please contact us.  Our instructors are incredible.  They are the most exceptional and talented staff of professionals you will find anywhere.  

Trusted teachers who are fine role models.


14776 Clayton Road
Ballwin, MO   63011

Phone:  636-394-4055



If you would like to sign up online, all you have to do is send

your name,

child's name,


phone number

and what times you could come for lessons.

We usually start at 2:30 or 3:00 in the afternoon, but there are Friday times available after 12:00.  Saturday hours are 9:00 to 3:00.   We will contact you to set a regular lesson time.


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Also, please watch the video on our video page about Raquel, our wonderful student who is afflicted with

Wolfram sydrome.  

Please DONATE to The Snow Foundation.


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