About CFMA

A Safe Place for Your Children (and Yourself!) to Discover the Magic of the Arts!

If you are looking for a safe, reputable, and trustworthy afterschool program to introduce your children to the musical and visual arts, you will feel right at home at Cy-Fair Music and Arts ("CFMA"). Founded in 1993, the school moved to its current location at 7103 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095 in November 2005. CFMA was acquired in 2020 by two professional musicians, entrepreneurs, and investors, Dr. Antonius Bittmann and his wife, Valentina Jotovic.

CFMA is serving families especially in the Houston, Cypress, Spring, Klein, Tomball, and Katy areas. Over more than a quarter century, we have not only perfected the craft of teaching the arts to students of all ages but become deeply rooted in the fabric of the Houston community. Thousands of families have discovered and experienced first-hand the excitement, joys, and life-changing benefits of music lessons and art classes at CFMA, working with our skilled and experienced instructors. Many of our students have won music competitions and other awards, and after "graduating" from CFMA, some even moved on to become music majors in college. 

Whether you are a beginner or have advanced skills already, our professional faculty will help you reach your goals and fulfill your dreams. At CFMA you will discover programs and activities for all stages of life, from age 4 through mature adulthood. Check out this website, or give us a call! We'd be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you enroll in the program(s) that best fits your needs and aspirations!

Our Educational Philosophy"Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he [she] was born in another time." - Rabindranath Tagore

Our teaching philosophy is based on the idea that we all learn differently. Each of us is a unique and complex human being. We each have different genes, have had a different upbringing, and learned different cultural values. No matter how old or young, each of us also has had a unique life story with a unique combination of experiences. That's why each student has their own way of absorbing information and learning new skills. In Educational Studies, this has come to be known as the "Multiple Intelligences" theory, which was formulated at Harvard University in the 1980s.

The Multiple Intelligences research concluded that humans don't have just one intelligence--traditionally measured by the "IQ"--but 8 different intelligences. We each have in us a unique mix of these 8 intelligences: Nature Smart; Musical Smart; Number-Reasoning Smart; Self Smart; People Smart; Body Smart; Word Smart; and Picture Smart.

At Cy-Fair Music and Arts, we know that students learn differently, and have a unique way of learning because their intelligences are configured differently. We see that play out in our lesson rooms and classrooms on a daily basis!

Therefore, to help our students have an enjoyable learning experience and achieve quick results, our teachers customize their teaching style to the learning style and goals of each individual student.

How You and Your Child Will Benefit from Joining Cy-Fair Music and Arts

1. Excellence in Arts Education for a Quarter Century
Cy-Fair Music and Arts first opened its doors to students in 1995! Over the past 25 years, we have perfected the craft of teaching the arts to students of all ages. Rest assured, you are in very good hands here.
2. Convenient Location
Cy-Fair Music and Arts is located at 7103 Glen Chase Ct, Houston, TX 77095. We are easy to find--just 1 block from the intersection of Hwy 6 and FM 529. With our convenient location, we draw students especially from Copperfield, Bear Creek, Cypress, Houston and Katy. Within a few blocks, you can shop at Best Buy, Ulta, Barnes and Noble, Office Depot, Petsmart, Target, Sprouts and more.
3. Free-Standing, State-of-the-Art Performing Arts Facility with a Recital Hall and plenty of parking spaces
Our large 5,700 square foot building boasts a total of 19 lesson rooms, including a Recital Hall. It also includes a spacious and parent-friendly waiting room with nice padded chairs, free wifi, and books and magazines. In addition, we have lots of parking spaces for your convenience.
4. Music Lessons are customized to each individual student's learning preferences and aspirations
Instruments taught include Piano, Guitar, Drums, Violin, Viola, Cello, Voice, and Ukulele.
5. Art Classes are age-appropriate,
designed for students Ages 4 through 14.
6. Largest and most highly qualified teaching faculty in Northwest Houston, Cy-Fair & Cypress area
All CFMA instructors have been carefully vetted artistically and must undergo extensive background checks as part of the interview process. We have over 30 teachers with university degrees or equivalent professional experience in their chosen discipline. Our piano teachers are members of Music Teachers National Association, Texas Music Teachers Association, and NW Houston Music Teachers Association, which gives our piano students the option to participate in festivals, state theory exams, play in ensemble at the state convention, and much more! Our vocal teachers are members of Texas Music Educator's Association.
7. Safety and Peace of Mind Guarantee
To ensure full visibility of our teacher-student interactions, classroom and lesson doors include observation windows and all classrooms are equipped with audio and video surveillance.
8. No long-term contracts
Although most of our students stay four or five years or longer, we do not require semester minimums or yearly commitments. Stay for a few months or a few years. It's easy to discontinue if you really want to.
9. Rolling Admissions
Join us anytime of year! No need to wait for the start of a "new semester" or unit. Our programs are offered on an ongoing basis and year round.
10. Free Music Recitals and Art Shows
​The best way for a parent to find out how their child is progressing in Music Lessons or Art Classes is to see her participate in our recitals or art shows. Unlike many schools in Houston and Cypress, we do not charge recital participation or admission fees.
11. Professional office staff six days a week to serve you
12. Unlimited Access to Makeup classes
Missed a lesson? Out of town? For our music students, we offer 30-minute Makeup Classes throughout the month.
13. Top quality instruments in Music Lesson rooms
Our private lesson piano studios are all equipped with highest quality Yamaha or Kawai upright acoustic pianos, which are tuned and maintained regularly. Drum students have their lessons on a full drum kit.
14. Festivals, Ensemble, Theory exams, Master Classes,
Competitions and more for Piano Students​All piano students are eligible to become a student member of Texas Music Teacher’s Association and participate in extracurricular music events such as festivals, ensembles that perform at the TMTA State Convention, master classes, competitions, composition contests, publication contests, and more.

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