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.