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Lyn Rousay

Piano | Theory

Teaching Biography


Lyn Rousay, co-founder of creative arts conservatory, currently teaches private piano and theory classes to 35 students on a weekly basis. CAC was established in June 2021 and is located on the LSBC campus in San Antonio, Texas. The conservatory began with piano and vocal classes and only18 months later, instructs over 100 students per week, with additional disciplines including guitar, percussion, and ukulele.


Lyn studied classical and contemporary music, completing the highest academic standing awarded by the Royal Conservatory of Toronto (RCM) the Certificate Program Associate Diploma (ARCT) in Piano, Pedagogy. She also obtained a Bachelor of Music in Interdisciplinary Studies; and Master of Arts in Music Business from Berklee College of Music, Boston.


Lyn began her teaching career at the age of 16. Realizing her love for teaching, she continued teaching through college and has maintained a steady studio for over 30 years. Trained as a classical pianist, Rousay applies her discipline and skills required to instruct beginners to advanced piano students. She is a certified member of the RCM (Royal Conservatory of Music - Canada) in Elementary and Intermediate Piano and Theory. She is also a member of TMTA (Texas Music Teachers Association), and MTNA (Music Teachers National Association).

In addition to teaching, Rousay accepts contract work as an accompanist for schools, community theaters and churches. She has spent many years directing bands and ensembles as well as performing in over 40 musical theater shows including Phantom of the Opera, American in Paris, and The Little Mermaid. She records accompaniment tracks for vocal instructor’s private classes as well as for students who are preparing their college and theater auditions across the United States.


Teaching Philosophy


Knowing that each student has individual goals and musical preferences, Lyn teaches to the student, not a set curriculum. Proper technique is the foundation of every great musician, and even though lessons are tailored to each student, technique is never compromised. Rousay believes that if the students are not engaged, their musical journey will not be as fulfilling as those who have been able to express emotions through their craft. The genre choices are limitless, and she gladly embraces music from any era to keep the student inspired and always ready to learn.

Lyn Rousay
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