Liz Sinn Music Lessons

Liz Sinn Music Lessons

5.0 (5)
6 years in business

About this pro

I pride myself in teaching students to be well-rounded, and specialize in multiple genres/aspects of music. I mainly enjoy teaching jazz and classical piano lessons, but also tutor in music theory, songwriting, pop music (writing, performing, and arranging) and ear training. 

I have experience in many performance settings, including: solo classical piano, solo jazz piano, jazz big band, jazz combo, accompanist to solo/small group singers band and orchestral instruments, accompanist to choir, philharmonic orchestra pianist, concert band pianist, and I compose and arrange music for many of these groups as well.

Qualifications:

  • First alternate selected for Jazz Band of America (JBOA) (2020)

  • 1st place recipient of the Pathfinder Scholarship for the Music: Instrumental category (2020)

  • Highly Advanced Perfect Pitch
  • Downbeat Magazine: Small Jazz Combo: Performing Arts High School Co-Winners (2020) 

  • Downbeat Magazine: Latin Group: Performing Arts High School Outstanding Performance (2020)

  • Downbeat Magazine: Large Jazz Ensemble: Performing Arts High School Outstanding Performances (2019 and 2020)

  • Steinway Junior Piano Competition - 2nd Place (2018 and 2019)

  • MMTA Steinway Piano Competition in Coral Gables - 3rd Place (2019)

  • Piano Superior Rating - FBA Solo and Ensemble (2015-2019)

  • Superior Rating in MPA for DSOA’s Advanced Jazz Ensemble 1 (2018 and 2019)

  • Superior Rating in MPA for DSOA’s Philharmonic Orchestra (2019)

  • Superior Rating in MPA for DSOA’s Wind Ensemble (2019)

  • Outstanding Improvement Award in Advanced Jazz Ensemble 1 - DSOA (2018)

  • Most Improved Section (Rhythm) in Advanced Jazz Ensemble 1 - DSOA (2018)

  • Superior Rating - National Guild of Piano Teachers (K-12)

  • Outstanding Achievement Award in Piano - BAK MSOA (2015 and 2016)

Summer Programs:

  • Manhattan School of Music Summer (Jazz Piano) 2019

  • University of Miami: Frost School of Music Young Musicians Camp (Chamber Music Honors Program) 2018

  • University of Miami: Frost School of Music Young Musicians Camp (Composition Honors Program) 2017

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Boynton Beach, FL 33472
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5 Reviews

5.0

  • Marilyn Doyle

    Miss Sinn knowledgeable, kind, and does an excellent job explaining piano techniques. An accomplished player and wonderful inspiration for my young son. He looks forward to his lessons. A wonderful, bright, and talented teacher! Can not recommend enough!

  • Olivia Yang

    I improved so much as a pianist when learning from Liz. She really helped me correct my mistakes and improve my technique while still being super nice and positive. Super talented and effective teacher; totally recommend!

  • Parker Palermo

    Great teacher for Jazz or classical music

  • Rebecca j Wells(;

    Liz is the best piano teacher ever, you should 100% pick her as your piano teacher. She teaches really well. Ur the best Liz, see you soon


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What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have studied jazz piano with Phil Markowitz, Pedro Hernandez, and Stephen Scott. I have studied Classical Piano with Estibaliz Gastesi and Paul Posnak. 

I attended Bak Middle School of the Arts and Dreyfoos High School of the Arts as a classical piano major, both of which are in West Palm Beach, FL, and am attending Berklee College of Music in Boston on a full scholarship.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

30 Minutes: $15

45 Minutes: $20

60 Minutes: $30


How did you get started teaching?

Some of my neighbors have had young children, and they have asked me if I would teach them piano. Additionally, some of my younger brother's friends and my mom's friends have also asked me for piano lessons. During my time in high school, I also volunteered as a music teacher for their summer arts camp. 


What types of students have you worked with?

Beginning to advanced intermediate students (children and adults) for music theory, classical and jazz piano lessons.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

In March 2020, I was hired to perform with my jazz piano trio at James Patterson's house for a party he was hosting. It was such an amazing experience getting to meet and play for an amazing author.