Welcome to the Piano Spot

Learn to play the world’s most popular and beautiful instrument.


Why enroll in piano lessons through The Piano Spot? Because you’ll notice the difference. With many teachers in Katy offering piano lessons, the experience and results are not equal. Ms. Kathleen is a certified, highly qualified music teacher with years of experience and relevant credentials. A professional teacher, motivated student and involved parent create a powerful, fun team resulting in years of exceptional music-making experiences.


Strong technical


Reading &
writing music


Music theory &
ear training


Music making

Piano Spot students will have opportunities to perform in recitals, festivals and competitions, take written music theory exams and participate in fun,
studio-wide challenges.

Studio Information

Find answers to frequently asked questions

studio fees

Lesson Fees

See the monthly tuition rates and scheduling availability

studio policy

Studio Policy

Includes general studio information

student handbook

Student Handbook

Designed to provide guidance and reminders for students and parents



Find upcoming local concerts, piano stores and fun educational sites

Meet the Instructor

Kathleen Daugherty is an accomplished pianist, organist and teacher, teaching piano lessons to students of all ages and levels in the Cinco Ranch area of Katy, Texas.

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Kathleen Daugherty is a certified music teacher. Her piano students have consistently won gold medals in TMTA theory tests and have achieved highest honors, critiques and praise in judged performance events. She has years of experience teaching music in classroom and private settings. She emphasizes excellence in music skill development and performance, in addition to a well-rounded music education.


Merits & Education 

Bachelor in Music Education 
Summa Cum Laude – Michigan State University

Bachelor in Music Performance 
Cum Laude – Western Michigan University

Bachelor in Social Psychology 
Cum Laude – Western Michigan University

Past President of the Katy Music Teachers Association (KMTA)

Member of the Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) 
and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)


To inquire about current openings in the studio, send an email message indicating your child’s current age, grade, type of instrument at home, and availability for lesson scheduling.