Cincinnati Music Academy, LLC is an organization of more than 30 professional music teachers that provide lessons and training in piano, voice, guitar, bass, percussion, flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, viola, cello, acting, theory, composition, and music technology. CMA instructors provide a wide variety of experiences to help both beginning and advanced students — and children, teenagers and adults — to increase their knowledge and enjoyment of making music.

Piano Lessons Cincinnati

Amy Rose Immerman

Asst. Director
Co-Owner
Piano

Amy Immerman is one of Cincinnati’s most active and well-known piano teachers, specializing in teaching Suzuki students as young as age 3, and traditional and recreational lessons from … Learn More »

Paul McCready

Co-Owner
Voice

Paul  McCready has had the pleasure of instructing many of our area’s talented singers for over 25 years. He has become known as an excellent communicator of vocal … Learn More »

Joel Greenberg

Co-Owner
Dept. Head
Guitar

Since 2002 Joel Greenberg has been instructing students at the Cincinnati Music Academy and building the Guitar Department up to be one of the most well known in … Learn More »

Natasha Pence

Asst. Director
Piano

Natasha Pence works actively as a teacher and pianist in the Greater Cincinnati area.  She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from Eastern Kentucky University … Learn More »

Greg Noland

Dept. Head
Suzuki & Traditional Violin, Viola
Suzuki Strings

Greg is a Suzuki-trained teacher, offering both Suzuki and traditional lessons. He has 10 years of teaching experience. Greg works with students and parents to develop each student … Learn More »

Brian Batchelor-Glader enjoys teaching traditional piano lessons to children and adults from beginning to intermediate students. He also specializes in jazz and popular music and is a professional … Learn More »

Penny Bogard McDaniel has been teaching Suzuki and Traditional piano in the Cincinnati area for more than 30 years, and is experienced with students of all ages. Originally … Learn More »

From Ohio’s first capital, Chillicothe, Margaret has taught private voice and piano lessons since 2003. Margaret’s solid accompaniment skills allow her to work at a performance-ready level on … Learn More »

Dr. Gustavo Carpinteyro-Lara

Suzuki & Traditional Cello
Suzuki Strings

Being a Suzuki parent, Gustavo Carpinteyro-Lara knows that patience, love and dedication to his own son, are the best way to nurture him. As a teacher, he believes … Learn More »

Acting Lessons Cincinnati

Erin Carr

Acting

Erin Carr is an actor and singer who moved from the Midwest to the East Coast to attend New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she … Learn More »

Collaborative pianist and vocal coach, Audrey Causilla, has performed in numerous solo, chamber music, and art song recitals both in the U.S. and abroad. Previous engagements include Washington … Learn More »

Gina Cerimele-Mechley began acting at eight, dancing at nine, singing at eleven, choreographing at thirteen, performing professionally at thirteen, teaching at eighteen, professional fight direction at nineteen, directing … Learn More »

Eliana Corredor

Music Together
Piano

Ms. Corredor runs a piano studio in the Cincinnati area, teaching different methods to a variety of students from age four to adult; including seniors and special needs … Learn More »

Cheryl Maxine Couch is a theatre director, actress, writer, teacher, and private drama coach with over thirty-six years of professional experience. Cheryl earned her B.F.A in 1980 for … Learn More »

A music teacher for over 25 years, Nancy brings a wealth of experience to each lesson, and is especially trained for beginners of all ages in guitar or … Learn More »

Nancy Egan

Discover Music for Kids

Nancy Egan has been a music teacher for over 25 years and joined CMA in 2009, specializing in guitar and ukulele. In helping to pilot our Discover Music … Learn More »

Soprano Sarah Folsom is pleased to be joining the voice faculty at CMA after completing her Master’s degree in Voice at The University of Cincinnati­-College Conservatory of Music … Learn More »

Max Gise

Guitar

Originally from Oklahoma, Max Gise has made his home in Cincinnati since 2004. Currently, Max is an adjunct professor at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), a … Learn More »

Cincinnati native Teresa Glenn began her official music study at the age of six. Years of experience in teaching piano has enhanced her own indelible love of music.… Learn More »

Loretta Graner enjoys helping people of all ages and ability find joy in reaching their musical potential. Lessons focus on acquisition of the technical, cognitive, and artistic skills Learn More »

Matt Holt

Bass Guitar
Double Bass
Guitar

Matt began teaching in 2004 at Moeller Music in West Chester, and joined the staff of CMA in 2007. Believing that the study of music can be used … Learn More »

Matt has been teaching music since 2004 and has been a member of the CMA faculty since 2007. As a piano/keyboard teacher, Matt specializes in teaching beginners, and … Learn More »

Danielle Hundley

Flute
Recorder

Danielle Hundley believes that flute lessons should develop each student as total musician. In addition to the important fundamentals of flute playing, Danielle emphasizes composing, chamber music participation … Learn More »

Christina holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Susquehanna University, and completed her Master of Music degree in voice at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music … Learn More »

Niko Kordalis

Guitar
Ukulele

Niko works with students of all skill levels. He is great at making the guitar fun for kids and enjoys working with teenagers and adults as well.  He … Learn More »

Dr. Lang has been teaching voice for over 30 years with the past 29 years as a faculty member at Cincinnati Christian University where she was the lead … Learn More »

Dr. Brenda Lang has been teaching for more than 30 years and joined the faculty at CMA in 2016.  In her role as a voice and piano teacher, … Learn More »

Since 2013 Matthew has held a consistent studio of over fifteen students a week.  Teaching drum lessons has been one of the most fulfilling jobs in his professional … Learn More »

Coming from India, Shireen Ardeshir McKenzie has studied and performed music on three continents. She is a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music, London.… Learn More »

Saul Meyerson-Knox is a highly qualified and experienced guitar instructor specializing in Suzuki style lessons for students ages 4 and above, as well as traditional lessons for children … Learn More »

Sophia Jieun Park

Strings
Suzuki & Traditional Violin, Cello

Sophia Jieun Park loves to teach violin to anybody who wants to learn, including children as young as age three (using the Suzuki Method), as well as students … Learn More »

First Prize Winner in the Laurence Beauregard Competition and winner of the 2009 YouTube Symphony international competition, Sankyo Artist Nina Perlove is one of the most listened to … Learn More »

Jennifer Picard

Suzuki & Traditional Violin, Viola
Suzuki Strings

Jennifer approaches every student as an individual, and finds enjoyment in learning more every day how to make music accessible and fun for each student. Teaching both violin … Learn More »

Nick Pierok

Bass Guitar
Guitar
Ukulele

Nick first picked up the guitar when he was nine years old. Inspired by his father’s love for The Beatles, Nick quickly began learning as many songs as … Learn More »

CMA welcomes the return of cellist Michael G. Ronstadt to its string faculty. Michael was first with us in 2007-2008 while pursuing a master’s degree in cello from … Learn More »

Jennifer Roig-Francoli

The Centered Musician

Jennifer Roig-Francolí helps performers of all kinds enjoy artistic mastery with less physical and emotional stress. Her students improve technique and deepen emotional expression while freeing themselves from … Learn More »

“As your piano instructor, my goal is to provide an atmosphere for musical, emotional, and intellectual stimulation.  To reach this, I will take the necessary steps to teach … Learn More »

Laura Sabo is a classically trained musician who has crossed to the dark side of improvised music and never wants to go back, except occasionally when she gets … Learn More »

Age range: pre-teen to octogenarian.

Skill range: beginner to professional.

For beginner-to-intermediate students, Tom generally uses the traditional approach, with age-appropriate method books as well as supplemental materials … Learn More »

Geanna’s Teaching Style

Geanna Schwaegerle teaches using both Traditional and Suzuki approaches. She adapts her method to each students’ learning style. Her students study standard repertoire and traditional … Learn More »

Jason Smart has taught drums and percussion to drummers of all ages and ability levels since 1998. His aim is to create a fun, inspirational, and informative atmosphere … Learn More »

Claire Timmerman

Suzuki & Traditional Violin, Cello
Suzuki Strings

With 11 years of teaching experience, Claire’s diverse musical studies, travels, and innate passion for teaching have led her to have a dynamic and holistic approach as a … Learn More »

Raised in Los Angeles, David Urbon earned his Bachelor of Music from California State University at Northridge and went on for a Master of Music in Vocal Performance … Learn More »

Richard Van Dyke specializes in taking students to their highest potential. With the studio motto, “Practice to Prosper,” his highly motivated students work diligently to successfully perform repertoire … Learn More »

Bill Willits

Guitar
Ukulele

Bill has been teaching private guitar, ukulele, and bass guitar lessons for ten years in professional studios, and has also taught group guitar courses, guitar sightreading courses, and … Learn More »

Xiaoming Zhu (Shao-ming Choo, aka “Mr. Z”) started his piano journey at the tender age of 3-1/2 in his native country of China. At age 12, he was … Learn More »