Welcome to The Burch School of Music

Delivering quality music education in a family-oriented setting

Located in Weatherford, Texas and Teaching Students from Parker, Tarrant, and Palo Pinto Counties

What Does the Burch School of Music Have to Offer?

Piano lessons for children (ages 6 through 18) and adults (both beginners and advanced pianists). Lessons for children include instruction in music theory and various performance opportunities. Piano students have frequent opportunities to validate their progress through competitions with other studios throughout Texas (Click) and have access to our digital piano studio for group lessons, or to private lessons either in our grand piano studio or in our upright piano studio. (Click for more info)

The Burch School of Music is celebrating its 24th year in Weatherford, founded by Dr. Holly Hughes, who, along with other University-trained piano instructors, offers a professional and consistent learning experience.

Dr. Holly Hughes, Doctorate in Chamber Music Performance & Accompanying from Ball State University, and former tenured Associate Professor at the University of Florida. (Click here and here for more info)

Russell Hughes, Master of Music in Piano Performance from Texas Tech University (Click for more info)

Steve Lent, Bachelor of Music Education from Texas Christian University (Click for more info)

The Burch School of Music maintains professional membership in the following organizations:

Weatherford Music Teachers’ Association, Texas Music Teachers’ Association, and Music Teachers’ National Association

The Texas Federation of Music Clubs and the National Federation of Music Clubs

For Piano Registration please call Dr. Hughes at 817-341-2345

Our COVID Risk Policy

Whenever Parker County is in the High Risk Zone for the number of new COVID cases being diagnosed every day, for the safety of our students and staff everyone attending the Burch School of Music must wear a mask 

For today’s report on Parker County’s COVID status, please click here.

For information on COVID testing in Parker County, please click here.

Read about the successes of our students — click or touch below to read the newspaper article, or click here to see all of the articles

Burch Pianists Receive Honors from Annual Music Festival 4-10-21

Burchschool Pianists Have Record Year at State Competition 6-1-19

Burchschool Students Excel in Essay-Writing Contest 4-6-19

Local Pianists Excel at Festival 3-23-19

Burch School Pianists Have Record Year at State Competition 5-26-18

Springtown’s Dominique Tamaoki ‘Superior Plus’ at Music Festival 3-22-18

Burch School Students Have Record Year at State Competition 6-3-17

Local Pianists Receive High Ratings at Festival 3-4-17

Pianists Receive High Ratings at State Competition June 3, 2016

Local Pianists Receive High Rating at Festival March 20, 2016

Piano Student Wins Third Straight Championship November 1, 2006

Pianists from The Burch School of Music Receive Honors July 11, 2004

Playing a musical instrument rewires kids’ brains and makes them smarter

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Piano: It’s More Than Just a Gift (Elton John’s Christmas Present)

Click here to see the list of TED Talks

How playing an instrument benefits your brain

Music training speeds up brain development in children

Let the Kid Study Music, Already!

This Is Your Brain On Music