Cynthia Pace holds a Doctorate in music education, a Masters Degree in piano performance, and is NY State Certified as a Music Teacher, K – 12.
She enjoys teaching piano students of all interest levels and ages, and has a wide range of musical interests. She is the author of well known piano teaching materials, including the adult beginner’s Piano Plain and Simple, the young beginner’s Grand Staff-Capers, the improvisation guide, Fur Elise Flash Mob and others. She has written and recorded CD accompaniments for piano publications, and brings her experience with recording-technology to her piano teaching. Her teaching experience includes public school and college music, along with studio teaching of students of all ages.
Dr. Pace has presented piano teaching workshops throughout the nation and has written articles on piano teaching and on other aspects of music. Her analytic article on Ruth Crawford’s music, “Piano Study in Mixed Accents: Form Against Form,” appears in the journal, “Theory and Practice.” She is a third generation piano teacher, having learned her trade from parents who were both gifted professional musicians.