Welcome, parents and students, to The Joy of Piano Academy established by Dr. Joy Thurmon, located in Tampa, FL. ​The academy offers In-Home and Online high-quality piano instruction for students age five to adult, beginner through advanced levels. Each educational program is tailored to the student’s individual learning needs, musical goals, and interests. The academy provides a supportive environment for musical learning. The academy is committed to nurturing not only the musical talents within each student, but also fostering a deep love for the art.

Lessons help create a strong base in reading, technique, music theory, creativity, expressing music, and artistry. These skills let students enjoy playing the piano throughout life or, if they wish, follow music as a career. Students will learn to understand the music language through a well-rounded holistic approach. This will improve home practice, and become self-assured, self-reliant learners.