The Pillow Song Loft is a music studio and venue in Stans, NW which has a lot to offer to schools as well as individual learners of all ages. Owners Sarah Burrell and Rene Burrell are both trained and experienced educators, incorporating their collective experience into courses and lessons offered to groups or individuals. All educational services can be customized to your needs.

Teachers can schedule a school day trip to Pillow Song. Courses include 60 or 90 minute seminar classes for all grades. Workshops and courses for adults are scheduled for half, full or multiple days. Pillow Song also offers customized Personal Development Week courses in the arts.

Private Lessons are taught in German and/or in English, and can be scheduled with Sarah Burrell or Rene Burrell accordingly. Private lessons are offered in piano, guitar, voice, and cello. Private lessons are offered to children and adults, aged 5 or higher.

The environment at Pillow Song is conducive to learning. The Loft is set in a quiet and comfortable atmosphere that is well equipped for class visits. 


Sarah holds two educational degrees in music. Her Bachelors Degree in Music Performance is from Duquesne University with Magna cum Laude honors. (1998) Her Masters Equivalent Degree is in Music Education from the College of Notre Dame with Deans List honors. (2000) Sarah's educational training is for Kindergarten through High School Grade 12, with a focus on Vocal Music, General Music (basic history and theory,) and Orchestra. She has directed various choral and orchestral ensembles in middle school, and assisted in productions of Broadway musicals in middle and high school. Further education includes coursework at Villanova University, Masterclasses in voice and in cello, and training in music recording and composing softwares. Sarah is a tenured teacher in the state of Maryland in the United States. (2004) After leaving Maryland she has maintained a private lesson studio in New York, Germany and Switzerland. She is currently working as a performing artist, composer, concert organizer and private lesson teacher. Please visit for more information.

About Private Music Lessons:

I offer private lessons for voice, guitar, piano, and cello. Lessons are held at my studio or in your home, and can be scheduled for 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Lessons are taught in English. For more information about my teaching or a copy of my CV, please email me:


Rates for lessons at my studio,
The Pillow Song Loft in Stans: 
30 minutes = 40.-
45 minutes = 55.-
60 minutes = 70.-


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