THESE ARE NOT THE BORING PIANO CLASSES THAT YOU MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED AS A KID!
With the thousands of sounds available on today's digital keyboards, learning how to play the piano is one of the most fun activities that kids and adults look forward to each week. Our exclusive teaching method makes the piano one of the easiest instruments to learn how to play. Students will be playing their first songs by the end of their FREE TRIAL LESSON. By encouraging our students to learn how to play their favorite songs and create their own music, they actually want to go home and practice.
5 Stars " Great Teachers. My daughter loves coming here." - Natalia P
Our technique not only teaches students all of necessary foundations of reading music, but also focuses on :
Learning how to compose your own songs
Developing the ability to play by ear
Learning how to play with or without sheet music
Understanding how to build chords and musical scale families, making improvisation easy
Students are encouraged to play all types of music, including classic rock, jazz, blues and classical. Because the same elements music theory can be illustrated using any style of music, students can follow their own musical path, playing the music that they want to play.
Get Published! Illustration
The most innovative Art Program in the Triangle where students get a chance to get their work published in local and regional publications
Check out this Amazing Christmas video that these 3 CSCA students put together on their own!
Below: "Girls Rock!" Camp..original composition "Long Gone" by Remy
Private, Duet and Group Piano classes are offered on a year round schedule.
Click on the "Learn Piano" tab at the top of this page for details about various class options.
Classes are offered for ages 4 to Adult....for all levels beginner to advanced.
Below: One of our 4 year old students who learned "Fur Elise" (usually needs several years of study with other methods)
... LIVE ROCKIN' "OPEN MIC" PERFORMANCES FOR OLDER STUDENTS
"THE SCIENTIST" By Coldplayperformed by Ian H.
"Rolling in the Deep" by Adele, performed by Mia M. (CSCA Vocal and Piano student)
Above: Our Rock Band "ICE" at Cary Jamfest 2012
Below: Drawn by 17 year old CSCA Art Student Joy E.
Below: Hanging out with world reknowned artist Philip Burke as he painted "Geoff Downes" from Yes.
Philip Burke's portraits of famous musicians have appeared regularly in Rolling Stone and elsewhere for the past 25 years.
What Parents say about CSCA:
"Great teachers. My daughter loves coming here."Natalia Provorov (2017)
"Our son has been a student of the school for 7 years. He has had wonderful lessons and the opportunity to add more instruments, and be part of two mentored rock bands. The summer camps are second to none for immersion. This such a community!" Mary Collins (Dec 2017)
"My kids have learned quickly and enjoy taking piano lessons from Tom. There is a real focus on creativity." Aura Kenney(Dec 2017)
"Our family has been very pleased with the enthusiasm of our instructor and the knowledgeable approach that is shared with our children."
He finds their interests and uses those to help them succeed in what they are learning."
We think it is a great place to learn something new and have fun!"Amanda Thompson (Dec 2017)
"Great music teachers. Best experience with voice, piano and digital recording lessons."
My daughter is learning and improving her singing and piano every month."
What I like the most is the friendly environment where my daughter is able to express herself choosing lessons that are not boring at all so she keeps interested at all times. Thank you Ms Dina, Mr Justin and Mr Tom."
Maria Villarroel and Mia Moore (Dec 2017)
"Amazing teacher, Chris Visi."
"My daughter went in less than a year from never playing guitar to being able to not only play the songs he teachers her but also look up" songs and play them independently. Very impressed!" Andrea Hosfelt (Dec 2018)
"The personalities and flexibility of the instructors in working with different learning styles and music interests that keep the students interested in continuing to learn."
Vivian ( Fri Dec 15 2017)
Nitika Prajapati Fri Dec 15 2017
Angela Fri Dec 15 2017
"Great instructors and really tailored to each individual student."
N.B. ( Dec 2017)
"The instructors are very relaxed and are truly interested in transferring their passion for music to my child.
My child enjoys his piano lessons with Dina and now instead of being forced to play at home, he plays it for his own interest. Which is heartwarming to see."
Jayanthi (Dec 2017)
"My son really enjoys his lessons! He looks forward to going and has fun! His teacher inspires confidence in him!"
Heather (Dec 2017)
"Professional, talented staff dedicated to teaching and training youth to be excellent musicians."
Paige Gunter (Dec 2017)
"My son takes piano lessons from Mr. Justin Womble. He has been such a patient and kind teacher."
" My son loves going to piano each week. We moved to the other side of town, but continue to stay at CSCA because it's such a wonderful place."
Kristin George (Dec 2017)
Cary School of Creative Arts
111-#219 James Jackson (at the interesection of Maynard and James Jackson Blvd.)