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Cyndi Peltonen

Clawson MI | 48017

About me

Ms. Cyndi has twelve years private piano teaching experience and specializes in beginners of all ages. She has classroom music experience from Rochester, Troy, Cranbrook and Detroit Country Day schools.

For the past five years she has been using, Do,Re,Mi,Fa, Software - interactive computer technology - which students find engaging, motivating, and FUN!

The method uses transformed note and staff representations to simplify the music score and emphasize particular features.

Interactive computer games improve essential skills needed to develop fluent music reading and ear training.

Specialties

I specialize in beginners of all ages.Bachelor of Music, K-12 teaching degree - Wayne State University
Certified Music Educator
Early Childhood Specialist

Lesson details

Individual lessons are usually 30 minutes once a week. The student is provided the use of the computer, software and keyboard during the lesson.
Two or three siblings or friends can come as a small group where the lessons would be for 45 minutes and the cost is $20 per person. Yes, you get a longer lesson for less money!

Education and Accreditation

Wayne State University - Bachelor of Music with a concentration in Vocal Music Education (JX) K-12 teaching certificate
Certified Teacher of Teachers for Do Re Mi Fa Software

Testimonials

"I have known Cyndi for several years now in her capacity as an instructor of piano and community leader. Cyndi...

"My daughters love the way Cyndi teaches with the PC Piano method! They learn piano theory and play computer...

"Cyndi is VERY knowledgeable and works well with children. She is very patient and extremely talented. She is...

Experience

more than 10 years

Rates

$50 - $59

Availability

flexible

Teaching location

Teachers Studio

Genre

Ballad
Blues
Chamber Music
Childrens Music
Classical
Contemporary
Country / Western
Folk
Gospel
Lounge
Modern
Performance
Pop
Rock

Instruments and Subjects

piano
theory – analysis
theory – harmony
theory – music history
theory – rudiments

Levels taught

Beginner
Intermediate

Type of students

Children
Young Adults
Adults
Seniors

Languages

English

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