Practice Facilities

Chelsea Studios
151 West 26th Street, 5th and 6th Floors (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues)
T: 212"924"5877
Rates from $15–$65 p/h
Opening Hours: M"F: 9 am–11 pm; S"S: 9 am–10 pm
All studios have a piano.

Opera America
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
T: 212.796.8620
F: 212.796.8621
Rates from $10-$22.50 p/h
Specify whether an upright or a grand is desired.

Pearl Studios
500 Eighth Avenue (between 35th and 36th Streets)
T: 212"904"1850
Rates between $19 and $63 per hour
Open: S"S, 9 am–11 am
Pianos on the 12th floor.

Shetler Studios
244 West 54th Street (12th Floor & Penthouse) (between Broadway and Eighth Avenue)
T: 212"246"6655
Rates from $18–$25 p/h (40% discount if you book the same day)
Opening Hours: S"S: 9 am–11 pm

853 7th Avenue Rehearsal Studios
853 7th Avenue (between 54th & 55th Streets)
Rates $20 per hour
T: 212"586"9055

Ripley Grier Studios (multiple locations)
Rates from $14–$62 p/h
Open: S"S: 9 am–11 pm
Most rooms have pianos – request piano when booking

Ripley Grier 72
131 West 72nd Street (Between Amsterdam and Columbus)
T: 212"799"5433
F: 212"799"5755

Ripley Grier 939
939 Eighth Avenue (Between 55th and 56th Street), Suite 307
T: 212"397"1313
F: 212"333"5450

Ripley Grier 520
520 Eighth Avenue (Between 36th and 37th Street), 16th Floor
T: 212"643"9985
F: 212"643"9735

Kaufman Center
129 West 67th Street (between Amsterdam and Broadway)
T: 212"501"3308
Rates: $15 p/h for grand or upright piano
Opening Hours: M–T: 9 am–9 pm; F: 9 am–4 pm; closed weekends

“The amazing thing to me is that Dorothy Taubman never set out to develop a method to cure injured pianists. Her main intention was to teach people to play as virtuosos, but, in doing, so, she realized that the motions that were involved in virtuoso playing also cured injuries.”

Barbara Banacos