Cynthia Law was born in Hong Kong, China, where she began studying classical piano at the age of six. Her very first experience teaching piano privately to children and adults was when she was 14 years old. Later her passion in piano performance lead to further study at Rio Hondo College, where she spent 3 and a half years actively participating in the college's Arts and Cultural Programs performing as a soloist and in the Diverse Instruments Ensemble. Outside of the academic world, she also collaborated with keyboardist Jannine Livingston and choreographer Lauren Kearns in 2001 for a dance performance at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica.
Cynthia's passion in teaching also lead to further study in piano performance at California State University Long Beach, where she received her Bachelor of Music degree in 2007 and Master of Music degree in 2010. Pianists and mentors who have greatly influenced her in both performance and teaching style include Dr. Valentina Gottlieb, Chizuko Asada, Glenn Gould, and post-minimalist composer Steve Moshier. Cynthia has been teaching piano continuously since 1999. Her experience includes working with students of all ages, ethnicities and socio-cultural backgrounds. Since 2006 she has created and performed in bi-yearly recitals for her students. Some of her favorite composers include J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, and Steve Moshier. Besides playing the piano, Cynthia also enjoys creating abstract visual art.