Justin Furnia is a piano teacher and professional pianist in the Washington, D.C. area. He has been teaching piano for over 10 years. Justin believes that music is an art form that can transcend the boundaries of words and bring joy and depth to a person for a lifetime. He is committed to helping students of all ages and skill levels discover their passion for music. His approach to teaching is grounded in the belief that the best way to learn is by doing, and so he tailors lessons to suit the individual needs and styles of each student. He is fluent in classical, jazz and pop piano styles.
In addition to teaching piano, Justin is an accomplished classical pianist, accompanist and church musician who has performed throughout the D.C. area. He has been working as a professional pianist since the age of fifteen. Currently, he works as the Staff Pianist at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, MD.
Justin graduated from Hood College in 2011 with a B.A. in Music (Piano Performance) There, he was a piano student of Dr. Noel Lester. He was a recipient of the Patricia Bucheimer Piano Prize, was under scholarship as a student in the Honors Program and a Maryland Distinguished Scholar.