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Cheryl Finn

Cheryl Finn
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  • Examiner

Education - Studies

  • ARCT (Performance), The Royal Conservatory
  • BA (English Literature), The University of British Columbia


  • Semiahmoo Academy of Music, South Surrey, BC
  • Jean Lyons School of Music, Vancouver, BC

Cheryl Finn currently teaches at the Semiahmoo Academy, of which she the Founding Director. She taught in her home studio in White Rock, BC for ten years. Cheryl teaches all levels of piano and history and prepares students for exams, recitals, and festivals, and also teaches theory both privately and in classes.

Ms. Finn has given workshops throughout the USA and Canada, including several at MTNA conventions.

She is a frequent festival adjudicator and is a member of the CFMAA.

Cheryl Finn is the creator and co-author of Perfection Ear, an ear-training series on CD published by The Frederick Harris Music Co., Limited. Hal Leonard is the publisher of the Beanstalk's Basics for Piano Theory series, of which she is the creator and author, and of the Beanstalk's Basics for Piano Lesson & Technique series that she co-wrote and created with Eamonn Morris.

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