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Theory & Ear Training 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:

  • Theory & Ear Training Lessons (in person & online)

  • Children & adults

  • Lessons for beginners

  • Lessons for intermediate & advanced players

Writing Music

Our Instructors

Brian Buch 

Piano, Theory & 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...

Debbie Yardley Beers, Co-Founder

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...

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...

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...

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