Our Teachers

Our Teachers

Vicky Pan

I’m Vicky a piano teacher at Cadenza Music Academy

Vicky Pan

Piano Instructor


Vicky Pan is a piano and vocal teacher and has taught for more than 25 years at beginner to advanced levels. She received a Master’s Degree from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee in music performance. She taught piano at the San Jose Christian College, music studios(one-on-one, semi-private and group up to 5 students) , music academic, also at her own studio. During her teaching career, she was also a church pianist, organist, vocalist, choir conductor and church music director for more than 20 years. She enjoys teaching students from youth to adults how to sing and play the piano to this day. She performed in Carnegie Hall as an piano accompanist for a violinist.


Ms. Pan has been a member of the Music Teacher Association of California (also known as MTAC) since 2003 and has sent many students to take their Certificate of Merit, Panel, young artist and Theory Level Test. Many of them received the Branch Honor Award. Additionally, her students have won many awards at competitions and festivals. Her students also got high scores for ABRSM test ( the Royal School of Music)

Growing Family

Curious about how music lessons? Read these testimonials from parents and students below to learn about the great results you can get from music education and Cadenza Music Academy


"Minako is truly a top-notch class piano teacher who is a passionate and caring person. I have met her and her husband who are wonderful people to work with. Highly recommended for an honest and highly skilled piano teacher. Should stop by her new studio in Tustin."

Benjamin K.


"Minako has been a perfect balance of a firm, but a warm teacher to my two kids and other students. Such a talented pianist who supports children in engaging, and pursuing music, and also knows how to adjust her expectations accordingly. Highly recommended."

Debbie L.


"For the first time in for ever my daughter is loving playing the piano. She has learned so much in such a short time. The skill level of her teacher is unbelievable It is making her want to learn more and do more This Academy program is second to none."

Catherine D.