Parents! Cynthia Bythell offers traditional piano lessons in a variety of methods which include reading, writing, and understanding music, as well as development of playing technique, improvisation and performance skills. She is known for her patient and fun yet firm teaching style.
“Cynthia has done a great job of motivating my daughter to practice.”
“I have been very, very impressed.”
“Perfect mix of encouraging, patient, and challenging.”
Adults! Let a real pro show you how to play the piano with ease and confidence. It’s not as hard as you think! Simple instruction geared to your individual needs, incorporates your chosen style as soon as possible and helps you to quickly learn to read and play music.
“I can’t believe I’m playing already. It’s like the lessons were tailored to fit me.”
“The best piano teacher!”
Appointments are available Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, from 1:30 to 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
The first piano lesson is free! Continue lessons at $120/month. Monthly tuition includes 4 half-hour private lessons each month plus 3 informal recitals/year conducted in a small group setting. There is a larger formal recital in May and the cost is $20/student. Families with more than one student receive a substantial discount at the rate of $90/month for each additional student.
Located right off 1-80 in southwest Berkeley