40 Gift Ideas for Piano Teachers That Set the Scales High

If you’re looking for great gift ideas for a piano teacher, you’re in luck. Below, you’ll find music and piano-themed gifts that anyone would be thrilled to receive. From loved ones to acquaintances, you’ll find something for everyone.

40 Unique Presents for Piano Teachers

the paper wall art

For the Music Room: Note And Piano Keys In The Paper Wall Art

This gorgeous 3-panel set is gallery-wrapped and stretched across wooden frames. They each measure 16″ x 32″ and come with a mounted hook ready to hang. They’ll love displaying this set in their music room.

This makes a great gift idea for friends or loved ones who teach piano.

musical note drop earrings

For the Jewelry Lover: NOVICA Moonstone Musical Note Themed Drop Earrings

These beautiful musical note drop earrings are a unique gift she’s certain to love. Measuring 1.3″ in length, these earrings are made of .925 sterling silver. They arrive with a jewelry pouch ready for gifting.


Accent Any Room: Naanle Music Theme Area Rug

Perfect for close friends or family members who are piano teachers or just love the piano, this 3′ x 5′ area rug makes a beautiful focal point for any room. Made of polyester and non-woven fabric, it has a non-slip bottom and is wear-resistant.

gorgeous necklace

Unique Necklace: Antique Ebony Piano Key Necklace

A perfect idea for a gorgeous necklace, this 28″ gunmetal figaro chain features a real ebony piano key from the 1880-1920’s era. The pendant measures 3.5″ in length, and the chain is adjustable. This necklace makes a wonderful gift for a friend, relative, or a special piano teacher.

rollerball gift pen

Perfect Note Taking: Josh Bach Music Themed Rollerball Gift Pen

This Rollerball gift pen from Josh Bach makes a great gift for men or women piano teachers. It has a nickel silver G Clef Clip. This medium-point pen writes in black ink. It also arrives in a lovely gift box.

ceramic travel mug

Multicolored Mug: Spoontiques Music Travel Mug

This gorgeous ceramic travel mug will be a favorite! It’s double walled to keep drinks hot or cold. It measures 6.7″ tall and holds 14 ounces. It’s microwave and dishwasher safe and easily fits in most cup holders.

music box

A Miniature Baby Grand: ComputerGear Black Baby Grand Piano Music Box with Bench

A lovely and thoughtful gift, this miniature Baby Grand Piano music box will most certainly be treasured. Measuring 7″ x 5″ x 4″, it’s made of solid wood and has amazing detail. You can choose between 3 music selections including ‘Music of the Night’, ‘Fur Elise’, and ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’.

It arrives in a gift box and will look wonderful on a shelf, table, or on top of their own piano.

storage folder set

Perfect for Music Sheets: WOGOD Music Sheet Documents Storage Folder

Fun for storing important documents or music sheets, this storage folder set will be loved by any piano teacher! Made of quality polypropylene material, it protects against water and dust. The inner pockets are transparent.

This set is available in 6 styles and colors including blue, pink, black, and white.

piano apron

For the Chef: Lunarable Piano Apron

This fun apron features a contemporary abstract keyboard pattern that’s perfect for piano teachers who also enjoy being in the kitchen. Made of polyester, it measures 31″ x 26″ and the neck ties are adjustable.

christmas tree ornament

Christmas Carols: Musician Girl Playing Piano Christmas Tree Ornament

This absolutely adorable Christmas ornament would make a great gift for a student to give their piano teacher. Available in blonde, brunette, and African American, you can choose to customize your ornament by adding the name and year.

It’s made of cast resin that is lightweight and hangs using a ribbon. She’ll love this gift and will treasure it for many years.

manual tapestry

Accent Their Home: Manual Tapestry Throw with Fringe, Music Room

This magnificent 50″ x 60″ woven tapestry throw features incredible artwork titled ‘Music Room’ with the piano being the main focal point. Designed by American artist Lena Liu, it would look amazing draped over a sofa.

It’s a perfect gift for a close friend or loved one who is a piano teacher.

sticky notes booklet

Fun Notes: Musical Notes – Sheet Music Themed Sticky Notes Booklet

This sticky notepad opens to reveal 4 styles of musical ‘notes’. The hardcover book measures 3.25″ x 4.25″, and the sticky notes are in different shapes and sizes. They’ll love adding a musical flair to their office work, refrigerator notes, or however they want to use them!

loop scarf

Music Infinity: Lina & Lily Women’s Musical Notes Print Infinity Loop Scarf

If you or your child is looking for an extra special gift for that amazing piano teacher, this is it! Measuring 70″ x 35″, the infinity scarf is a closed loop that can be worn in a variety of ways. It’s very soft and lightweight, and you can choose between black, white, dark red, dark grey, or navy blue.

It makes a thoughtful gift she’s sure to love.


Fun Tee: Piano T-Shirt – The Best Players Are On The Bench

This t-shirt makes a fun gift for the guy piano teachers. It has a lightweight classic fit that is available in sizes small – 3x. You can choose between black, navy, royal blue, red, or purple. Each one is 100% cotton and is guaranteed to be their favorite tee!

canvas wall art

Elegant Wall Accents: sechars – Canvas Wall Art Black and White Piano Keyboard

This 4-piece black and white canvas set is printed using fade resistant inks onto waterproof canvas material. Each one is mounted on a wooden frame and arrives ready to hang. You’ll receive two 12″ x 24″ canvases and two 12″ x 32″ canvases.

This set is available in black and white or color. It’s a great gift for a loved one or close friend who is a piano teacher.

decorative pillow

Beautiful Throw Pillow: Manual Keynote Collection, Take Note Word Pillow

This decorative throw pillow would make a wonderful present for anyone. Measuring 12.5″ x 8.5″, it has a black background that is outlined in red. The white lettering reads “Without Music, Life Would Be Flat” using musical symbols for ‘Be Flat’.

shopping bag

Fun Shopping Bag: ICOLOR Music Notes Large Eco Reusable Shopping Bag

This musical notes shoulder bag is perfect for so many things. It can be a shopping bag, an everyday bag, or used for sheet music and books. Made of soft polyester, it’s lightweight and features 2 carrying handles.

It has the same artwork on the front and back and has a zipper closure. It measures 14″ x 17.3″ and also includes an inner zippered pocket.

musical note necklace

For a Special Teacher: Musical Note Necklace Pendant

Perfect for a loved piano teacher, close friend, or loved one, this musical note necklace will absolutely be cherished! Made of .925 sterling silver, the chain measures 18″ in length. It features a Heart of Treble Clefs pendant that reads “Music is What Feelings Sound Like”.

You can choose between platinum plated, rose gold, or gold plated.

picture frame

Piano Picture Frame: Broadway Gift Piano Decorative Picture Frame

A new picture frame is always a nice gift idea. Made of polyresin, this frame measures 8″ x 6″ and holds a 5″ x 7″ photo. It arrives in a gift-ready box and has an easel back. It will make a wonderful touch to their music room.


Musical Bookends: Bellaa Music Bookends

These metal bookends are black with a fun piano key design. Measuring 7″ tall, they each have a nonskid bottom. They’re perfect for displaying music books and will match any home decor.

set of socks

Fun Musical Socks: Women’s Fun Colorful Crew Socks

This set of socks is perfect for your child’s piano teacher, or if you’re looking for something to top off a gift basket. Made of 97% polyester, 2% spandex, and 1% elastic, each set has 6 pairs and fits shoe sizes 5-11.

night light 3D

Musical Illusion: Acrylic 3D Optical Illusion Musical Instrument Night Light

A unique and fun gift, this night light gives the illusion of a 3D piano. It has 7 light modes including the colors red, green, blue, cyan, yellow, white, and pink. The touch control lamp also has a multi-color mode where each color fades into the next.

shape mouse pad

Fun Desk Accessory: Music Themed Black Piano Shape Mouse Pad

When they would much rather be sitting at their piano instead of their desk, this fun piano-shaped mouse pad will hopefully bring a smile. Made of foam, it measures 20.8 cm x 18 cm.

notes stationery set

Music Notes: Graphique Vintage Musical Flat Notes Stationery Set

This stylish note card set comes with matching envelopes. The box contains 50 notes measuring 5.625″ x 3.5″. They can be used as thank you cards, invitations, or whatever they choose. They arrive in a matching decorative box.


Remind Them Everyday: MIXJOY Music Teacher Keychain

“A Great Music Teacher is Hard to Find” is engraved on this beautiful stainless steel keychain. It also includes a heart-shaped charm that reads ‘Thank You’ and a musical note charm. It arrives in a velvet pouch ready for gifting.

wine bottle holder

For Wine Lovers: Fabulous Piano Player Metal Wine Bottle Holder

This unique metal wine holder is a work of art. It measures 12″ x 7″ x 7″ and includes a handheld wine foil cutter and a wine stopper. The cutter uses a 4-wheel system with sharp edges to quickly remove foil, and the stopper features a vacuum pump to easily remove air from the wine bottle.

It makes a fun gift for a friend or loved one.

music bracelet

Boho Bracelet: Music Bracelet

This fun Bohemian-style bracelet features teal leather strips and black cords with an adjustable clasp. It has silver-tone metal charms including a music note. It fits wrist sizes 5″ to 8″.

VVOVV music wall art

For All Music Lovers: VVOVV Music Wall Art

No matter what their favorite instrument is, any music lover would adore this wall art set! Each of the 4 pieces are gallery wrapped and feature a different musical instrument. They include a gramophone, electric guitar, piano, and a violin.

Designed to have a vintage feel, each one measures 12″ square and arrives ready to hang.

wall decal

Vinyl the Walls: Cocobee It’s Not What I Do It’s Who I Am Music Home Vinyl Wall Decal

For those wanting to add something fun to their walls, this decal set is perfect. Measuring 38″ x 15″, it’s self-adhesive and can easily be removed when needed. The package includes detailed instructions and transfer paper.

music night light

Musical Decor: Music Night Light

Perfect for your child’s piano teacher, this music night light is sure to be a hit. It makes a great addition to any bedroom, hallway, or bathroom. It uses a 4 watt bulb and includes an extra. The front is made of glass for a brighter display.


A Place for Notes: Music Journal

This is the ideal journal for any piano teacher. They can quickly jot down notes on the left-hand pages and use the right side for composing music. The cover features raised embossed designs, and it measures 6″ x 8″.

It has 160 archival pages, an inside pocket on the back cover, and an elastic band to use as a placeholder.

gold plated piano ornament

Gorgeous Ornament: 24K Gold Plated Piano Ornament

A perfect gift for that special piano teacher, this 24K gold plated piano is accented with Matashi crystals. It makes a beautiful tree ornament or can be hung in a window. It measures 2.25″ x 1.5″ x 1.

25″ and arrives in a velvet pouch with a gift box.

brooch pins

To Accent Her Outfit: Apol Elegant Enamel Music Themed Brooch Pins

This set of enamel brooch pins are made of zinc alloy and are painted by hand. The set includes a violin, a piano, and a music note. They’re perfect for adding to a dress, scarf, or handbag.

wall clock

Stay on Time: xushihanjjli Wall Clocks Do Re Mi Piano Music Themed Piano Keys

This fun wall clock is made of acrylic glass with a plastic back cover with an inside metal frame. Featuring quartz movement, it’s very quiet. It measures 12″ in diameter and uses 1 AA battery. It will look great above their piano or in any room!

metal book clip

Lovely and Useful: Metal Music Book Clip and Page Holder

Designed for a variety of uses, this metal music clip is perfect for holding music books in place while teaching. It’s made of stainless steel and makes a wonderful gift for any piano teacher. It also arrives with a velvet gift bag.

ceramic tile coasters

Table Decor: 3dRose Musical Notes Ceramic Tile Coasters

This set of 4 ceramic tile coasters make a wonderful gift for piano teachers. Each one measures 4″ square and is .25″ thick. They have a high gloss finish and come with felt pads on the bottom to protect any surface.

motivational canvas wall art

Piano Art: Make Your Own Kind Of Music Piano Motivational Canvas Wall Art

This canvas print will go with any home decor making it a wonderful present idea for anyone. The canvas is hand-stretched across a wooden frame, and it arrives ready to hang. This 16″ x 20″ wall art will look amazing in their music room!

trinket box

Adorable Trinket Box: Art Gifts Orange Kitty Cat on Black Piano Porcelain Hinged Trinket Box

This porcelain piano trinket box features an orange kitty lazing across the edge. It has a hinged lid and measures 2.75″ x 2.75″ x 1″. It arrives gift boxed and would make a lovely gift for any piano teacher.

treble cufflinks and tie clip

Just for Him: ZUNON Treble Cufflinks & Tie Clip

He’s sure to love this treble cufflinks and tie clip set! Each set is handmade, and you can choose between gold or silver. You can also choose to buy the cufflinks alone or as a set with the tie clip.


Miniature Note Holder: Black Upright Piano Miniature Replica Magnet

Incredibly detailed, this miniature replica magnet looks just like a black upright piano! Made of resin, metal, and wood, each one measures 3″ x 1.25″ x .75″. It makes a fun gift for any piano teacher and will look adorable on their fridge! It also arrives in a nice box ready for gift wrapping.

Tips on Choosing a Gift

When choosing a gift for a piano teacher, just like with any other gift, it’s always good to have an idea of their likes, dislikes, or hobbies. However, if it’s your child’s piano teacher, you may not have had a chance to get to know them very well. Either way, this article has you covered!

For close friends and relatives, it’s usually fairly easy to find a gift they’ll love. More personal gifts are included in this list such as the area rug or the tapestry “Music Room” throw. There are several wall art ideas included that are absolutely stunning.

It can be a little tricky finding the right gift for a male piano teacher, but you’re sure to find the perfect one in this list! The cufflinks and tie clip set is a wonderful idea, as well as the pen. The t-shirt is great for fun personality types!

If you’re looking for something for a piano teacher that you’ve known for at least a few years, the infinity scarf and musical note necklace would definitely be loved. The ornament and trinket box are also thoughtful gifts.

For that special piano teacher in your life, the ebony piano key necklace or the musical drop earrings are amazing ideas that they are certain to love. The piano music box would also make a treasured gift.

There are several fun office accessories listed that anyone would be happy to receive. The piano-shaped mouse pad, the musical sticky notes or stationary, and the document holders are all great ideas. The bookends are also a thoughtful gift that would go with any home decor.

Finally, if you’re wanting to play it safe, there are many things to choose from. Socks are always a fun gift, and the music journal would be loved by anyone. The night light and the metal music book clip are great gifts as well. The coasters and fridge magnet make easy, yet thoughtful, presents.

Useful links:

How to Find A Piano Teacher – Hoffman Academy Blog

How To Choose A Piano Teacher – Music Notes

The Best Ways To Learn Piano – PianoDreamers


As you can see, there are tons of great ideas in this list. No matter what you choose, they’re sure to love it! If you’ve ever given or received a unique gift for a piano teacher, be sure to comment below.

Also, don’t forget to share this list with your family and friends so they can find a wonderful gift also.

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