Cynthia John, Piano

Cynthia John

A native of Ohio and a Tulsa transplant of 42 years, Mrs. Cynthia John earned her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, where she studied under David L. Bean, Artist-in-Residence and Jerome Stanley, faculty accompanist. In addition, as the student faculty accompanist, she supported vocal and instrumental students and also minored in flute performance while marching in the Miami Marching Machine and playing the piccolo in Symphonic Band.


Mrs. John was an instructor and director of the keyboard department for ten years at Saied Music Company, overseeing the group piano lab program. In addition to her private studio of piano and flute students in her home, she is the accompanist for the vocal music program at Memorial High School. She has been on the music staff of three Tulsa Public Schools over the last 12 years.


Mrs. John enjoys singing in the chancel choir of Parkview Baptist Church and encourages her piano students of all ages and abilities at The bART to learn the skills of sight reading and accompanying to understand how an ensemble operates to improve their individual musical skills.

  • Education data on more that 25,000 secondary students reveals that students who report consistent high levels of involvement in instrumental music over the middle and high school years show “significantly higher levels of mathematics proficiency by grade 12.”

    – Source: Catterall, James S., Richard Chapleau, and John Iwanaga. “Involvement in the Arts and Human Development: General Involvement and Intensive Involvement in Music and Theatre Arts,” 1999 Retrieved December 13, 2011 from the NAMM Foundation Web site. [/quote]