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Piano

 

AMUSE offers a variety of piano programs for a range of ages and experience levels. If you are a current piano student, please contact your teacher to determine your class level. Students are required to have a piano with weighted keys at home for practice. Korg 88-key digital pianos are available for rent and purchase at AMUSE.

 

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Music for Little Mozarts

AMUSE's piano program for the very young child (ages 4-6) teaches the fundamentals of playing piano in the ways in which children learn best: through singing and moving. Students develop listening and reading skills, as well as improvisation, technique, and ensemble playing. Repertoire includes contemporary and classical literature, familiar childhood songs, and popular soundtracks. Our program is based on "Music for Little Mozarts," an award-winning series from Alfred Publishing Company, supplemented by other ensemble and repertoire materials.

Instructor: Katheryn Klein

Cost: $300 for twelve weeks, plus cost of materials

Classes meet once per week for 50 minutes

Classes will be meeting in person.

 

MLM Level 1

Wednesday | 5:30pm - 6:20pm

September 21 - December 14

 

MLM Level 1B

Wednesday | 3:30pm - 4:20pm

September 21 - December 14

 For students continuing from Level 1A

 

MLM Level 2B

Thursday |5:30pm - 6:20pm

September 22 - December 15

 For students continuing from Level 2A

 

MLM Level 2B

Friday | 2:45pm - 3:30pm

September 23 - December 16

For students continuing from Level 2A

 

MLM Level 3A

Friday | 4:30pm - 5:20pm

September 23 - December 16

 For students continuing from Level 2B/C

 

MLM Level 4A

Wednesday | 4:30pm - 5:20pm

September 21 - December 14

For students continuing from Level 2C/3

 

 

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Piano Adventures

AMUSE's piano program for elementary and middle school students (age 7-12) is designed to develop the basic skills of playing piano, including listening, improvisation, and composition. The program emphasizes correct posture, hand position, fingering, accurate rhythm, articulation, music theory, and musical expression. Students learn to read music through solo and ensemble repertoire consisting of contemporary and classical literature, familiar childhood songs, and popular soundtrack. Our program is based on the acclaimed Faber Piano Adventures and Alfred's Premier series, supplemented by theory, ensemble, and repertoire materials.

Instructor: Tomoko Ariyuki

Cost: $300 for twelve weeks, plus cost of materials

Classes meet once per week for 50 minutes

Classes will be meeting in person.

 

Piano Adventures, Beginner 1

Monday | 3:10pm - 4:00pm

September 19 - December 12

 

Piano Adventures, Beginner 2

Monday | 4:10pm - 5:00pm

September 19 - December 12 

 

Piano Adventures, Intermediate

Monday | 5:00pm - 5:30pm

September 19 - December 12 

For students continuing from Piano Adventures, Beginner


 

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Certificate of Merit

AMUSE's Certificate of Merit program (ages 7 and up) is designed to prepare students for the MTAC Certificate of Merit exams offered each year. Students will learn music theory and level-appropriate performance literature. Enrollment in the CM program is by teacher placement only. 

Instructor: Katheryn Klein

Cost: $300 for twelve weeks, plus cost of materials

Classes meet once per week for 50 minutes

Classes will be meeting in person.

 

CM Prep 

Thursday | 3:30pm - 4:20pm

September 22 - December 15

 

CM Level II - III

Thursday | 4:30pm - 5:20pm

September 22 - December 15

For students continuing from Prep/Level I 

 

CM Level IV - VI

Friday | 3:30pm - 4:20pm

September 23 - December 16

For students continuing from Level III

 

 

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