Class Descriptions

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Class Descriptions

Piano I (101) - Beginning Low (currently not offered)
For students with no music background. Learn all the basics about playing the piano or keyboard including identifying notes on the keyboard and the music staff, intervals and sight-reading, rhythm, harmony, and chords. Students learn to play with both hands from the very beginning.

Piano I (102) - Beginning High (currently not offered)
For students who have completed the Beginning Low (101) class or those who have some minimal background in playing the piano. Students will continue to improve their sight-reading skills and play simple pieces with both hands. The focus is playing the melody with the right hand and chords with the left hand.

Piano II (201) - Intermediate Low (currently not offered)
This is a continuation of Piano I. It is also for students who have some basic understanding of how to read simple music and play with two hands on the piano or keyboard. The focus is on learning piano pieces written in the keys of C, G and F, and playing with both hands in different styles and articulations. 
 

Piano II (202, 203) - Intermediate
This is a continuation of Piano II (201). The focus is on learning pieces written in the keys C, F & G (and some other major and minor keys) and playing with both hands in different styles and articulations.

Piano III (301) - Intermediate High (currently not offered)
This is a continuation of Piano II (202 or 203). It is also for students who have a comfortable knowledge of basic note reading and are able to play pieces at Level III with both hands. The focus is on learning piano pieces written in different keys and chords including traditional favorites, popular tunes, and classical themes by the masters in different styles and articulations.

Private Lessons (501A/B) see Private Lessons for more information

Private Lessons (601A/B) see Private Lessons for more information