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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: $180 for nine weeks, plus cost of materials

Classes meet once per week for 50 minutes

Classes will be meeting in person.

 

MLM Level 1

Wednesday | 2:30pm - 3:20pm

June 22 - August 17

 

MLM Level 2A

Thursday | 5:30pm - 6:20pm

June 23 - August 18

 For students continuing from Level 1C

 

MLM Level 2B

Friday | 2:45pm - 3:30pm

June 24 - August 19

 For students continuing from Level 2A

 

MLM Level 2B

Friday | 4:30pm - 5:20pm

June 24 - August 19

For students continuing from Level 1B

 

MLM Level 3B

Wednesday | 3:30pm - 4:20pm

June 22 - August 17

For students continuing from Level 2B/C

 

MLM Level 3D

Wednesday | 4:30pm - 5:20pm

June 22 - August 17

For students continuing from Level 2C/3

 

*Our online enrollment system is currently down. To sign up, please call, text, or email us at (310) 377-7838 or [email protected] Thank you!

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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: $160 for eight weeks, plus cost of materials

Classes meet once per week for 50 minutes

Classes will be meeting in person.

 

Piano Adventures, Beginner 1

Monday | 4:10pm - 5:00pm

June 20 - August 15**

**No class on 7/4

 

Piano Adventures, Beginner 2

Monday | 3:30pm - 4:10pm

June 20 - August 15**

**No class on 7/4

 

Piano Adventures, Intermediate

Monday | 5:00pm - 5:30pm

June 20 - August 15**

**No class on 7/4

For students continuing from Piano Adventures, Beginner


*Our online enrollment system is currently down. To sign up, please call, text, or email us at (310) 377-7838 or [email protected] Thank you!

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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: $180 for nine 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

June 23 - August 18

 

CM Level II - III

Thursday | 4:30pm - 5:20pm

June 23 - August 18

For students continuing from Prep/Level I 


CM Level IV - VI

Friday | 3:30pm - 4:20pm

June 24 - August 18

For students continuing from Level III

 

*Our online enrollment system is currently down. To sign up, please call, text, or email us at (310) 377-7838 or [email protected] Thank you!

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