Our teachers are highly qualified and are passionate about teaching and performing. CMC instructors operate their own private studios.
What We Offer:
Piano lessons - Ages 4 and up (in person & online)
Children and Adults
Lessons for beginners
Lessons for intermediate and advanced players
All styles, such as classical, jazz and popular
Chamber coaching for pre-formed groups
Music Theory and Composition
Piano accompaniment for recitals, competitions and adjudications
Our Piano Instructors
Shizue Sano, Co-Founder
Piano, Theory & Accompanist
Internationally renowned pianist, Shizue Sano, draws on her vast experience in solo, chamber music and orchestral performances to nurture a love of music and to develop technical prowess in her students. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from the Toho Gakuen School of Music...
Deborah Yardley Beers
Piano & Theory
Deborah Yardley Beers has performed as piano soloist with the Atlanta Symphony, the Denver Symphony, and three other symphony orchestras. She has also performed live on WGBH radio as well as in solo and chamber recitals in this country and abroad. A semifinalist in the Ima Hogg...
Piano and Composition
Brian Buch received his Doctorate in Music Composition from Boston University and his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition with an emphasis in Piano Performance from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. In addition to CMC, Brian teaches at the Berklee College of...
Pianist Elizabeth Chladil encourages her audiences and students to embrace a lifelong participation in music through her work as an active performer and piano instructor. She has performed in the United States and internationally including recitals in France and Japan. A founding...
Piano, Voice & Musical Theater
Laura DellaFera has established herself as a versatile performer of opera, musical theatre, and concert work. She came to the Boston area in 2012 after completing a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music in Voice Performance...
Maria Rabbia hails from New Hartford, New York, As a private piano instructor, Maria has been teaching both children and adults for almost ten years and is thrilled to be continuing with the Cambridge Music Consortium. is excited to begin her DMA in Collaborative Piano at Boston University, where...
Piano & Theory
Victoria Suchodolski actively performs throughout New England as a pianist, harpsichordist, and organist. As a specialist in music of the Baroque Era, she has recently performed at the American Bach Soloists Academy, the Bach Institute at Emmanuel Music, and the Bach Festival and Symposium at...
Winner of the Grand Prix at the Mendelssohn Cup Piano Competition in Italy, Rasa Vitkauskaite has won top prizes at numerous prestigious international piano competitions including First Prizes at Les Rencontres Internationales des Jeunes Pianistes (Belgium), the competition...