Welcome to Sykes Piano Studio, where lessons are custom-tailored to YOU--Your learning style, Your musical personality, Your musical gift. If you don’t yet know your musical personality and gift, we help you discover it.
At Sykes PIano Studio, you can learn not only classical repertoire and technique, but also jazz, pop, and rock idioms. Cheri’s mastery of diverse keyboard styles, and cutting-edge approach, will pave the way.
Develop your ability to play by ear, improvise, sight-read, and compose. Emphasis on theory and ear-training is the key. The studio employs today’s exciting technology to make theory, technique, and ear-training fun.
Studying piano is an unsurpassed path to musical understanding: harmony, melody, rhythm, both bass clef and treble clef—the whole package! Learning is multi-sensory: tactile, visual, and aural.
What is more, today’s keyboard is the COMPLETE instrument, capable to realistically producing all sounds in the musical universe; you will be exposed to the widest range of its possibilities. Your creative options are endless!
Adults, children age four and older, teens--all are welcome. The studio primarily serves Maple Grove, Champlin, Osseo, Brooklyn Center, and Brooklyn Park.
NEW: Online piano lessons!
Sykes Piano Studio offers two annual recitals, plus frequent group-learning experiences for informal performing and special topics. Students also have the option to participate in opportunities sponsored by Minnesota Music Teachers Association.
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Because of her stylistic versatility and cutting-edge approach, Cheri is able to take you where YOU want to go!
"La Caroline" (classical piece by CPE Bach), performed by Katie
"Tonight, Tonight," pop song recorded by Nicholas on Garageband
"Up On the Housetop", recorded by Andrew on Garageband, original arrangement by Cheri
Amelia’s original song, recorded on Garageband