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About Us

Mission Statement:

Our desire is to serve piano teachers, parents, and students by providing access to the best piano methods on the market.  We strive to give exceptional customer service and a clean, easy-to-navigate website. 

Family Owned:

We are a small family operated business.  This means you receive personalized attention and service from a team who is passionate about piano methods.  Matthew Gladden, the founder of the company, has over 10 years experience teaching piano and is completing his DMA in collaborative piano and piano pedagogy at the University of Illinois. Our growing team is dedicated to making sure you find the right materials for your students delivered within a resonable time frame. 

If you would like personal assistance, please visit our contact page.


"Thank you so much!  I can't believe the music books have already arrived! I've ordered in the past from others, but never received my books so quickly or at such a nice shipping rate!  I will be ordering from you again!  Thank you!"

-Laura, Elementary Music and Piano Teacher

"Hello. Congratulations on your site. It is so fresh and easy to navigate. Thanks for the great exposure for Piano Adventures! Wishing you much success."

-Randall and Nancy Faber, Authors of "Piano Adventures"

"Methodbooks.com is my choice for the piano literature I need for my studio.  Placing my order takes me one quick e-mail, my orders are shipped almost immediately, the book-rate postage they use is super affordable and I get tiered discounts based on the size of my order.  As terrific as all this is, the best part is that Matthew is so knowledgeable he helps me keep my program fresh by suggesting materials for students’ particular needs ~ even taking of his personal time, when necessary, to research topics of interest.  Since I found Matthew 8 years ago I do not shop anywhere else!"

-Jill, Piano Teacher, Weaverville, CA


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