A seasoned pianist with a love for improvisation, CYNTHIA MARIE is passionate about creating music from jazz & blues to folk, pop, and original works. Her album "Harbor" is available on iTunes. She grew up playing classical piano, winning Honolulu Symphony's Best & Brightest Concerto competition at age 17. She began songwriting in high school and attended UW School of Music in Seattle. Now an active performer in DC, Maryland & Northern VA, and piano teacher at Mike's Music, she published a new Piano Primer, "Piano Studio with Cynthia Marie: 29 Songs to Play by Heart." More music and piano studio tips at www.cynthiamarie.org.