Born in Chicago, Illinois; Claudia was raised in México and found her
way back to the States, moving to Houston ten years ago.
Raised in a musical family with her father, a successful jazz pianist, gave her the love of music
that remained with her throughout her life.
Starting with occasional lessons, given to her by her father, at a very young age, Claudia started taken formal
piano lessons (at the age of 6) from Mrs. Mary Carmen Garza (San Luis, México) until the age of 21.
With her first lesson with Mrs. Garza, Claudia's
natural talent and love for music began to shine through. Being one of Mrs. Garza's star students, Claudia participated
in several local recitals in México.
After earning a degree in Business Administration at the Universidad de San Luis (San Luis, México),
Claudia began her journey throughout the world as an employee of Aeroméxico. Through her journey, Claudia became fluent
in French and Italian. However, the love of playing the piano was still her first priority.
As she continued to study piano with her new instructor, Mr. Luis Armando Elias
in Mexico City, she began her second passion, teaching piano and music appreciation to the next generation.
In 2000, Claudia finally established a home in the
city of Houston (the Clear Lake area). She was mesmerized by the wonderful families she had the opportunity to meet by teaching
Claudia believes that music
has no limits, and one can continue to learn, appreciate and enjoy all the benefits that music can bring into ones life. For
this reason she continues her education with very experienced instructors including Mr. Thomas Wells, Ms. Geraldine Sharpley
and her current instructors Ms. Gayle Roe (piano) and Mr. Lorento Golofeev (viola).
Claudia Cossio believes that each child in the world should be exposed to music
and a musical instrument to better one’s life. She continues to strive to help each student reach their potential and
enjoy their music.