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Summer Introduction to Piano Safari

with Dr. Julie Knerr
Registration Now Available!

Find out what piano study is all about! Children will learn fundamentals of music, play several pieces from Piano Safari® Method by ear, and explore sounds on the piano. Group Classes are a wonderful way for students of all ages to begin piano study. The class meets twice a week in July, and parents are welcome to attend class with their child. At the end of the summer session, the instructor will provide individualized options for continuing piano study.

  • Group classes are available for the first two years of a student’s piano study. After group study, students may continue their piano study in private lessons.
  • Class size is limited to four students per class for children’s classes.
  • Children’s classes are taught by Dr. Julie Knerr using the Piano Safari® Method (www.pianosafari.com), which she coauthored. This method combines playing by rote (or ear) with learning to read music notation from the beginning of study.
  • A piano or keyboard for home practice is required for all classes.

Piano Class Offerings for Summer 2014

4-week, 8 class sessions begin on July 7th

All classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays

Piano Safari® Preparatory Class (4-5 year olds)

In this summer session, children learn fundamentals of music, play several pieces from Piano Safari® Method (www.pianosafari.com) by ear, and study basic concepts of music reading. A piano or keyboard for home practice is required. Parents are encouraged to attend class with their child.

  • Location: F 103
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 to 2:45pm

Piano Safari® Level 1 Class (6-7 year olds)

Using the Piano Safari® Method (www.pianosafari.com), students learn basic fundamentals of playing the piano, including technique, improvisation, rhythm, playing by ear, and reading music. A piano or keyboard for home practice is required. Parents are encouraged to attend class with their child.

  • Location: F 103
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00 to 4:00pm

Piano Safari® Level 1 Class (8-10 year olds)

Using the Piano Safari® Method (www.pianosafari.com), students learn basic fundamentals of playing the piano, including technique, improvisation, rhythm, playing by ear, and reading music. A piano or keyboard for home practice is required. Parents are encouraged to attend class with their child.

  • Location: F 103
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:15 to 5:15pm

Tuition

Tuition does not include the cost of materials.
  • Piano Safari® Preparatory Class (4-5 year olds) is $220 for summer session.
  • Piano Safari® Level 1 Class (6-7 year olds) is $236 for summer session.
  • Piano Safari® Level 1 Class (8-10 year olds) is $236 for summer session.


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