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Cadenza Piano Studio

Big Sandy, TX 75755 (map)

Lessons Offered

Music, Music Theory, Piano

Where are Lessons Offered

In Teacher Studio

In Student Home

Virtual / Online

About Me



My name is Anna! Since 2011, I have managed a vibrant music studio — providing instruction and coaching to beginners and professionals. 


Are you looking for a dynamic learning environment for your child? Or are you a serious player looking for advanced coaching? Or perhaps you are a teacher looking to grow your skill set and your studio?


Regardless of your background or level, if you want a focused, caring, and joy-filled music education experience, this is the studio for you! I look forward to journeying together. 



Mrs. Anna Winkler, Pianist

My Musical Education Background

2009-2012: Music Theory with Dean Kincaid (from the American Conservatory of Music)


2010-2013: Private piano lessons with Maryna Meshcherska (from the Moscow Conservatory of Music)

2013: Bachelor of Arts in General Music from Thomas Edison State University


2017/2019: Continuing education including: National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, coaching under Brenna German (Golandsky Institute), and more. 


2020-2022: Private lessons under Dr. Jacob Bernhardt (Cleveland Institute of Music), Alexander Technique sessions with Donna Martin (Dallas, TX)

Genres and Subjects Taught

Private Piano Lessons: Beginner-Advanced


Curriculum: Faber Piano Adventures (K-12), all levels, followed by standard classical performance repertoire 


Supplementary styles and genres include sacred, folk, jazz, soundtrack, improvisation, and more! 


Additional areas of instruction include injury-preventive piano technique/keyboard injury recovery, music theory, music history, hymn improvisation, collaborative piano work, and choral accompanying.

Lesson Rates

  • 30 minute lessons - $119/month
  • 45 minute lessons - $139/month
  • 60 minute lessons - $179/month
  • Individual coaching sessions - $75/hour (intermediate/advanced students only)
  • Annual Studio Enrollment Fee - $85 

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

Ages 7+ | Beginner-Advanced

My Certifications and Awards

2011 - First Place, Senior Piano Division, Illinois Symphony Guild’s Scholarship Competition

2012 - Grand Prize, First Place, and “Audience’s Choice Award,” Jacksonville Symphony Guild’s “Talent Among Us” Competition

2013 - State and National Finalist, National Federation of Music Clubs’ Student & Collegiate Auditions


Solo Albums


“Haven of Rest," 2016

“Where Glory Dwells," 2017

“Redemption Dawns," 2018

My Musical Influences

Some of my favorite composers and performers include Felix Mendelssohn, Glenn Gould, Frederic Chopin, Martha Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, Frank Sinatra, Van Cliburn, and John Williams, to name a few… 

Service Area

Student Reviews

Borger, TX

Mrs. Winkler has been the most friendly teacher I have ever had: she has been flexible, understanding, and encouraging in my pursuit of piano. I have never felt a stronger drive to both perfect and play the instrument as I have with Mrs. Winkler. There is no one I wouldn’t recommend her to.

Borger, TX

I was a little hesitant about online piano lessons, but Anna taught my son (an advanced student) just as good as in-person! In addition to her great teaching skills, she is kind and cares just as much about the student and their feelings as she does all other aspects of piano lessons. And she’s christian! I cannot recommend her enough!!

Statesville, NC

I have received online lessons from Miss Anna for three years now, and what a joy she is to study under! Miss Anna is not only extremely skilled when it comes to teaching music, she also is a huge encourager. I always come away from lessons inspired to keep learning, and feel equipped to do so. Highly recommend her as a piano teacher!

Jacksonville, IL

I have had Miss Anna for many years as I have learned to play piano. She has taught me not just piano, but she has helped me spiritually. We have many kind discussions. She has strengthened my music theory and history. She has improved my technique, especially in my places of weakness. She is truly an inspired musician who will help many others as well.

Willis, TX

Anna is an accomplished musician and excellent teacher!! I always learn so much from her, whether it be watching her perform or taking instruction from her in a private lesson. She provides EXCELLENT quality lessons and is also a delightful person to be around!

Springdale, AR

Anna is an outstanding teacher. I have grown so much musically under her instruction. The way she teaches is clear and easy to follow. She is an inspiration and a role model to me both in music and in life. I always look forward to our lessons, and I’m so grateful for the time and expertise she has invested into my musical journey.

Jacksonville, IL

I started piano lessons with Miss Anna after I retired a few years ago. I take virtual lessons from Anna. She is dedicated to help her students build effective practice habits, help with analyze music, and to make lessons enjoyable. She is down to earth, good Christian lady. I am so glad to get to know Anna. Anyone who takes lessons from her won’t be disappointed. .

Jacksonville, IL

My daughter Ruth was four years old when she began studying piano with Miss Anna. In short, a parent could not ask for a kinder, more knowledgeable, and more inspiring teacher than Anna. From the very beginning, Miss Anna instilled a foundation of both musical sense and personal integrity--as a pianist, but moreover as a human being--in my daughter. Whether my daughter's role as a musician expands and grows as a performer or blossoms as an ardent appreciator of music, I'm forever indebted to Anna's role in crafting and shaping my daughter's experience and character.

Jacksonville, IL

Ms. Ferraro has in an incredible talent to inspire and teach. With patience, determination and insight she has taught my 13 year old son for two years. He enjoys being challenged by Ms. Ferraro and her positive teaching approach inspires him to do his best.

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