Sindy - BAH Teacher #4209

About Sindy
Sindy, an experienced piano instructor based in Calgary, offers piano lessons online and at students' homes. Fluent in Cantonese, English, and Mandarin, she holds an Associate and Licentiate Diploma in Piano Performance from Trinity College London and a double degree in Law and Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong. Her diverse teaching approach caters to students of all ages, including those with special needs, aiming to foster a lifelong love for music through tailored lessons covering various music genres.


Music has always been a big part of my life. Music lessons have given me so much more than the ability to make music. It builds my confidence and resilience, teaching me all great things come with hard work. Beautiful music deepens my affection and expands my imagination. It provides me with a safe outlet to express how I feel. The wealth of music awakens my curiosity and creativity. Over the years I have formed many wonderful friendships because of music. Music enriches my life. I am so lucky to receive these gifts under the tutelage of many great teachers, who encouraged and inspired me to be who I am. Because of them, I would love to recreate the musical education I had and pass on these gifts to more people. As a teacher, I consider myself very fortunate to have worked with students of all ages and abilities. I started teaching when I was 16. Whether teaching high school students preparing for exams or adults checking off the piano on their bucket list, I search to design a long-range plan that will guide each student to achieve their goals. My highest intention is to help students find their own voice and develop a lifelong love of music. I have taught students as young as age 4 and have success working with special needs students, including ADHD, dyslexia and autism. It is tremendously rewarding to help students become the best musicians they can possibly be. In our lessons, we learn the language of music and acquire skills specific to piano playing. I help students build up their music vocabulary so that they can comprehend music by sight and ears, and be able to create their own story through sound. We explore a wide range of repertoire including jazz, pop and classical and go deeper to whatever genre that brings them joy and gets them to the piano most often. I live for the moments when students make an emotional response and personal connection to music.

Name: Sindy (Full name will be provided upon registration)

Age: 30's

Gender: female

I hold an Associate and Licentiate Diploma in Piano Performance from Trinity of College London. I graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a double degree in Law (LLB) and Business Administration (BBA), along with a minor in Music. My teachers include Steinway pianist Carol Yu and Emeritus Profession Edward Ho from Kingston University.

I am the collaborative pianist of Mosaic Trio who toured around West Central Saskatchewan. I was the president of the West Central Saskatchewan Registered Music Teachers and have held different positions in local music festival.




Rates and Studio Policies
Registration Fee: $25.00 (One-time lifetime registration fee may be used by all family members)

Rates for instruction:
30 minute private lesson: $39.00
45 minute private lesson: $49.00
60 minute private lesson: $59.00

Travel charge: additional $15.00 per visit (for lessons in a client's home as opposed to my studio)

1. Cancellation Policy
Lessons not cancelled or rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice are billable to the client and payable to the teacher. This does not of course apply to travel fees unless the notice is effectively given at the door and the teacher has travelled to the location.

2. Cessation (quitting) Policy
A client must provide a 2 lesson notice period to stop lessons. So a weekly student needs to give 2 weeks of notice, a biweekly student works out to 3 weeks notice and a twice weekly student works out to a week of notice.

3. Illness Policy
Lessons cancelled due to illness or extraordinary circumstances with less than 24 hours notice remain billable to the client and payable to the teacher.

BAH teachers are encouraged to offer a make-up lesson at a future date in the interest of client relations and general goodwill. This only makes sense as teaching a student with the flu for example, will ruin the rest of your week's employment.

No more than 2 lessons may be made up due to illness within a 60 day period.

4. Rescheduling Policy
Any lesson can be cancelled or rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice.

Summer Vacation and Extended Absence Policy

Clients may schedule longer absences for trips etc. 24 hours notice is required.

It is normal and typical for students and about 20% of our teachers to schedule a break in the summer. We do not enforce a notice period (see cessation of lessons) at the end of a long summer break.

5. Evaluation Period
There are no free trial lessons with Beethoven at Home but we do offer a 2 lesson evaluation period where it is easy to try out a teacher. There are no free lessons during the evaluation period and clients may choose to discontinue the lessons at any time by providing the required 24 hours notice. After the student's 3rd lesson the required 2 lesson notice period will apply (see cessation of lessons above).

Lessons in your home

Sindy is available to teach in your home if you are located in the following areas

Online lessons

Sindy can provide online instruction. While other platforms are possible BAH strongly recommends the use of the Zoom video conferencing platform as it is optimized for music lessons and audio quality.