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Introductory Piano Classes

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Diploma Piano

Grades 8–adult; 3 units
Matthew Robey, Instructor
Wednesdays. 7-8 p.m. or
Saturdays 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.or
Saturdays 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. or
Saturdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.

For school grades 8-adult. Designed for students already familiar with basic rhythm and note reading. No previous experience at the piano is necessary. Fulfills Piano requirement for Diploma program. This is a full year course.

Tuition: $204 per semester;

$186 or less with lessons, plus required text.


Beyond Diploma Piano

Grades 9-adults; 3 units
Matthew Robey, Instructor
Saturdays 12:30-1:30 p.m.

A yearlong continuation of Diploma Piano.  Topics will center not only on piano repertoire, but also open choral score reading, transposition, and harmonization. Designed for non-piano majors enrolled in the Diploma program.

Prerequisites: completion of Diploma Piano or permission of the instructor.

Tuition: $204 per semester

$186 or less with lessons, plus required text.



Diploma Jazz Piano Class

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Piano Performance Class

Level 3-6
Howard Spindler, Teacher
Saturdays, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

This valuable class is appropriate for anyone who is preparing for recitals, competitions, juries and college auditions. Students will learn techniques to master performance anxiety, play in a variety of performance situations, discuss recital etiquette, programming and develop musical understanding with secure memorization.

Tuition: $272 per semester; $245 or less with lessons.


Piano Accompanying Lessons (Private)

High School-adults
Irina Lupines, Instructor
Day and Time: to be arranged with instructor

Learn the techniques for effective piano accompanying. Playing for a singer, instrumental soloist or any ensemble requires specific skills that must be mastered in order to succeed in this collaborative art. Register for any number (1 to 17) 30-, 45- or 60-minute private lessons within a semester.

Tuition: see private rates


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Last updated: May 8, 2013