Whether you’re looking for a great gift for your school music teacher, piano teacher, or private music teacher, we have curated a selection of some of the best gifts for music teachers. Gone are the days when an apple is an acceptable gift for a teacher. Read on to see some great gift ideas with which to surprise your favorite music teacher. Whether you’re looking for a thank you gift, Christmas gift, birthday gift, or just a every day gift for a music teacher, this list should give you some great ideas.
Best Gifts for Music Teachers
1. Sheet Music Themed Sticky Notes
If you notice that your music teacher has a lot of sticky notes hung up around their office area or around their house, get them these fun musical sticky notes. You just might start seeing them around instead of yellow Post-It notes.
2. Music Print Tie
If your music teacher wears a lot of suits and ties, then this is the perfect gift for him. A musical tie will complement his outfit for recitals, performances, and even a night out. A great gift for Christmas or right before a major performance.
3. Musical ID or Keys Lanyard
If your music teacher wears their ID badge or keys around their neck, then this is a great present for them. The music notes on the lanyard will be sure to show their music pride.
5. “I Couldn’t Pick A Better Teacher” Guitar Pick
This is a great gift for your guitar or ukulele music teacher and will remind them of your appreciation everytime they play.
7. Funny Music Teacher Shirt
A t-shirt is a great gift that anyone will appreciate, even if they only wear it for sleeping! This funny music teacher’s shirt will hopefulyl get a laugh from your teacher as well as a lot of wear.
8. Gift Card
What better way to appreciate a music teacher than to give them the gift of buying anything they want. A gift card goes a long way to saying “Thank you” and you won’t have to worry whether the gift was actually needed or wanted.
9. Barbie Music Teacher Doll
If your music teacher has kids, this is a great gift to help their kids learn about what their parents do. It even comes with miniature musical instruments.
10. Music Note Tumbler Cup
If your music teacher tends to bring their own drinks to work, a tumbler is a great option so that they don’t spill their drinks. This music note tumbler can hold both hot and cold drinks.
11. Music Teacher Parking Only Sign
A fun gift idea for your favorite music teacher, this sign can be hung indoors or outdoors (rustproof) so your teacher could use it in their parking lot if they really want to!
Bonus: Circle of Fifths Clock
If all else fails, you can always get a Circle of Fifths clock. Your teacher will love it, especially if you’ve learned scales or music theory from them, and you can also use it as a cheat sheet during lessons when your teacher asks you to play a scale.