Cal State East Bay offers private individual instruction in piano (classical and jazz) by a faculty of distinguished performers and teachers. Performance opportunities are rich and varied, including solo recitals, guest-artist master classes, chamber music, and accompanying. Music majors whose instrument is not piano benefit from instrumental and vocal coaching by staff pianists, who also accompany recitals and jury examinations. The Music Department has over 60 pianos, including excellent Steinway & Sons pianos in the main performance and teaching spaces, as well as a state-of-the-art Yamaha Clavinova lab. Keyboard faculty members are well regarded in their field and maintain an active schedule of performances, adjudication, and teaching, both nationally and internationally.