piano lessons

New Round of Group Piano Now Open

Our very popular Group Piano classes are now open for new students. We are offering several new classes for beginning students aged 4-6, 7-9, and you guessed that right: adults too! Several parents and adults have expressed interest in learning piano. We are happy to offer a Monday evening class taught by our wonderful piano […]

New Piano Teacher!

Our piano teachers are mostly full with the exception of our newest piano teacher, Peter Lopez! Musically Minded Academy started as Musically Minded Piano Studio many years ago. We have been offering piano lessons since 1993! We have a long standing tradition at a piano school. We have recently added a new piano instructor:   […]

Practicing Tips

There are numerous factors that can help kids practice at home. Of course, ideally kids would just find their own motivation and structure their time to achieve their goals, yet let’s face it, even adults often lack that skill. The truth about practicing is that is a process that changes over time. Artistic kids are […]

New term starts August 26th!

Wow! I cannot believe that I am entering my 23rd year of teaching and the 19th year of the Musically Minded Program! For many years, I ran it by myself as a sole proprietor in my living room, first in Berkeley and in Oakland. In 2005, Sarah Cappelli was the first instructor to join me […]

Group Piano for 4 year olds

Musically Minded founder and director Anna Orias will be offering this Group Piano Class. Anna draws from over 20 years of teaching experience to bring this dynamic group piano program to the Academy. This is a great introduction to the instrument for young students! Group Piano for 4-5 year olds Young students in this class […]