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Cypress and Katy, Tx

A place meant for the ones who love music and are passionate about learning.

We provide great musical foundation through individual lessons and online courses. This way piano can be a special part of your life and you can also inspire other people with the your music

Method includes three fundamentals:

Here you will find qualified teachers and state of the art pianos to provide you the best musical experience possible.

Dr. Lima´s method includes three fundamentals:

Repertoire
You will learn your favorite music and also music that will develop your technique and will lead you to explore the vast possibilities of the piano.
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Music theory
you will discover the fundamentals of music theory as you learn your repertoire.
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Piano technique
will develop the important mental and physical skills to perform the music you love.
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Our studio

Our studios has a Steinway grand piano and a Boston professional upright piano

Piano Life Academy is a place meant for the ones who love music and are passionate about learning. It was envisioned by pianist and professor Dr. Leticia Lima to develop each student’s individual artistry and musicality to the highest level.

Who are we?

For further information or to schedule a trial lesson, you can contact us at:

Dr. Leticia Lima

Founder, director and piano teacher at Piano LifeAcademy

Mrs. Leticia Pinto

Piano Teacher

Mrs. Linda Tai

Piano Teacher

Mr. Mike Betancourt

Piano Teacher

What will you learn?

You’ll learn these ground rules, and then we’ll delve into your goals and struggles.

Score reading

Musical theory

Technique

Blog

Some posts from our blog Piano Life Academy.

Keys to Memories: How the Piano Helps Alzheimer’s Patients Rediscover Harmony

In the intricate tapestry of Alzheimer's disease, where memories fade and cognitive functions decline, the piano emerges as a beacon
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Navigating the Melodic Map: The Significance of Sheet Music

In the grand symphony of music, sheet music stands as the conductor's baton, guiding musicians through a labyrinth of notes
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The Melodious Path: Why Learning Piano in Childhood is Key

In the symphony of childhood development, the piano plays a crucial note. Its keys are not just mere musical instruments;
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Music and music education is important for children's development

Enroll your child in private piano lessons, utilizing high-quality materials and emphasizing their learning progress.

Music and music education is important for children's development

Enroll your child in private piano lessons, utilizing high-quality materials and emphasizing their learning progress.

Schedule a free trial lesson with us

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Schedule a free trial lesson with us 🎉

Submit your information and we will contact you!

Leticia Pinto

Piano instructor

Ms. Leticia Pinto is a distinguished piano instructor at Piano Life Academy, originally from São Paulo, Brazil. Her musical journey commenced at the age of 9, instilling in her a deep passion for the piano.

Having completed her piano studies at the prestigious Etelvina Ramos Vianna conservatory in São Paulo, Ms. Leticia embarked on a career as an environmental engineer, dedicating 24 years to the field. Throughout her engineering tenure, she maintained a fervent commitment to education.

Ms. Leticia holds a degree in pedagogy with a specialization in psychomotricity, recreation, and educational games for children, reflecting her comprehensive approach to teaching. As an accomplished pianist, she continuously refines her technique and interpretation under the guidance of Dr. Lima.

Beyond her musical pursuits, Ms. Leticia is actively engaged in neurodivergent music education. Collaborating with Professor Etna Gutierres in Brazil and the Berkeley Institute for Accessible Arts Education, she strives to create a more inclusive music education environment.

Her love for children is evident in her teaching philosophy, incorporating innovative methods to cater to diverse learning styles. Ms. Leticia Pinto is a dedicated educator, bringing a wealth of experience and passion to the students at Piano Life Academy.

Ms. Linda Tai

Assistant piano teacher

Born and raised in Taiwan, she completed her undergraduate studies in vocal performance under the direction of Professor Yan-Ling Chen at Shih Chien University. She is currently studying her master degree at the University of Houston, majoring in Piano Collaborative, with Professor Timothy Hester. Tai has expertise teaching a range of age groups, from five-year-old children to adults, and her mission is to help students discover their musical potential and grow to love and appreciate classical music. Students can build their confidence and independence via methodical study and discipline practice. Tai has been studying music since childhood and hopes to connect with the world through music. In 2011, she was sent to Don Bosco University in El Salvador through the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Foundation to serve as a music volunteer for the Ministry of Culture, offering music courses to university students and local residents for further study.

Mike Betancourt

Assistant piano teacher

Mike Betancourt is a dynamic musician whose journey has been marked by excellence and dedication. He earned his B.M. in Piano Performance from Houston Christian University with Summa cum laude. His exceptional talent and commitment have been acknowledged through prestigious accolades including the ES Scullen Foundation Music Scholarship, HCU Outstanding Student in Music Award, HCU Outstanding Scholarship in Music Literature, and the HCU President’s Award. Proficient in both English and Spanish, Mike’s teaching journey began at C.E.M Music School from 2017 to 2020, where he developed curricula and fostered engaging learning experiences. As a private piano instructor since 2018, he has managed a thriving studio, utilizing strategic marketing and personalized instruction. His role as a Worship & Arts Music Intern at Sugar Land Baptist Church has showcased his versatility as a singer, keyboardist, conductor, and coordinator. His performing career span various contexts, including conducting and singing during the Sugar Land Baptist Church England Choir Tour, solo piano recitals, collaborations with vocalists and instrumentalists, and participations in collaborative piano performances. Piano Life Academy is thrilled to have him as a new acquisition, benefiting from his rich experience and remarkable talents.
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