Sound Music Studio

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Helping You Create Your Own
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Learn to Play Music

Learn to play piano, guitar, or ukulele at Sound Music Studio in Seattle. Jan Van Horn is a talented musician and experienced music teacher who offers private and group music lessons to students of all ages. Playing music is a great way to broaden your understanding not only of rhythm, harmony, and melody, but also of the world around you. Music can be an engaging social experience or a meditative escape from the stress of everyday life. Contact Jan to sign up for lessons.




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About Sound Music Studio

Sound Music Studio is a music school based in Seattle. Founder Jan Van Horn is an accomplished musician and educator who has been playing piano since the age of five and teaching music for more than 35 years. At a young age, music helped Jan build self-confidence and gave her tremendous personal fulfillment. To this day, she loves sharing the joy and satisfaction of music with students of all ages. She is a patient, flexible, friendly, positive teacher who is always happy and enthusiastic during lessons.

Jan studied music education at Indiana University and early childhood education at the University of Washington. She also studied piano at the conservatory in Frankfurt, Germany. Jan volunteers with the Seattle Symphony and with the choir at her local elementary school as an accompanist.

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  • Music Teachers National Association
  • Washington State Music Teachers Association


  • Piano Teacher of the Year 4 Years in a Row!
  • Proud Sponsor of the Children's Peace Choir


Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information below. Jan looks forward to hearing from you soon.

(206) 886-8742

Hours of Operation
Wednesday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

8718 S 117th Street Seattle WA 98178
Located in South Seattle, near Renton

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