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Group Piano

This innovative approach to beginning piano study takes place in the CMS digital keyboard lab and acts as a springboard to private lessons. The group class provides children, ages 7-15 years old, with the opportunity to learn piano concepts in a social environment through ear training, singing, rhythm work, games, ensembles, performance, technique, theory, and improvisation.


Fall 2016-17 Youth Group Piano Classes
All classes start the week of September 12, 2016 and run for 12 weeks

Level I Ages 7-9

Thursdays, 5 - 5:45 p.m., $140, instructor: Derek Polischuk

Level I Ages 9-11

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., $150, instructor: Igor Do Amaral

Level II Ages 9-11

Mondays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $150, instructor: Igor Do Amaral

Level I Ages 12-15

Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $150, instructor: Igor Do Amaral

There is a 5% discount for MSU faculty, staff, and students, however, you must enroll in-person or over the phone to receive the discount.


Group Piano for Children Flier (PDF)

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Child in piano lab with headphones

"I felt like the pace and skill level was just right for this age group, and it was a lot of fun for the children."

-CMS Group Piano parent

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