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Piano Lessons

Our teachers are highly qualified and are passionate about teaching and performing. CMC instructors operate their own private studios.


If you would like general information or help with placement, please click here,  or contact us by phone at 617-519-9296

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

  • Solo Recitals

  • Piano Duos 

  • Chamber coaching for pre-formed groups

  • Music Theory and Composition

  • Audition preparation

  • Piano accompaniment for recitals, competitions and adjudications

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Our Piano Instructors

Shizue Sano, Co-Founder

Piano, Theory & Accompanist

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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...

Brian Buch 

Piano and Composition

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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...

Maria Rabbia



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...

Tianhong Yang


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Based in Boston, pianist Tianhong Yang has made her solo appearances actively in a number of prestigious festivals and venues across Europe, Asia and the USA. Yang made her UK debut in 2010 at the St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, performing Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto, Op.37, under the direction of ...

Alexander Prigalo


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Born in Republic of Moldova in Chisinau he completed his studies at Ciprian Porumbescu School of Music (2010-2015) and at the Academy of Music, Theater and Fine Arts (2015-2019) studying with Inna Hatipova. From 2019 he began his studies at Boston University with Pavel Nersessian, graduating in May 2021 with...

Alex Gaglias

Piano, Music Theory, Composition

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Alex Gaglias is a pianist, composer and music educator who has been teaching piano, music theory and composition to students of all ages for more than a decade. As a performer he has experience playing with ensembles, accompanying ballet classes, solo singers and choirs. As a composer, he has written concert music for...

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