Intro to Piano Class
Next Session Time/Day TBD
Course description: This is the perfect class for first time Pianists! Students will learn basics of the piano, hand position/coordination, note names, rhythm, intervals, reading treble clef/bass clef/grand staff, active listening, recognizing patterns, and musicality/expression.
Parent/Guardian participation: Parents/Guardians are welcome to bring the student into the classroom and then wait either in the waiting room/car or drop-off/pick-up. Parents/Guardians are expected to regularly remind students to practice at home. Students will be given clear directions on their practice assignment for the week.
Class size: Students enjoy more personalized attention in small class of four students per class with a keyboard for each student. This class is for students ages 7-12 years old.
Class length: Classes meet one time each week for 25 minutes.
Calendar: The holiday schedule follows the Lebanon Community School Corporation’s schedule and weather closings. The Winter 2023 Classes will be held January 12th – March 16th (NO class on February 21st). Make-up Day is March 23rd in the case we need to cancel class due to weather or teacher sick/emergency absence.
Tuition plans: This class is offered in a 10-week session. Class Tuition is based on a total of 10 classes per session plus a $13 Class Starter Kit fee (see next section below). Tuition can be paid by cash, check, or credit card (in-person or online, subject to transaction fee). A non-refundable deposit of $33 is due at sign-up to reserve your spot and will be applied toward your first tuition payment. Semester Fee Payments can follow either option:
• Monthly by the first of each month ($73 Jan 12th, $80 Feb. 1st, and $60 Mar 1st)
• In Full for the Semester ($213 due Jan 12th)
Supplies: Each student will need to purchase the Class Starter Kit which includes their own copy of “Alfred's Basic All-in-One Course, Book 1” and a custom Cornerstone Music Studio Music Bag to hold everything! Students will also need a keyboard at home or regular access to a keyboard.
Make-Ups. NO make-up classes/credits will be given if a student misses a group class. It makes it difficult on the student to try to “catch-up,” and is hard on the other students as something may have to be reexplained – we want you to attend every class as possible! If a student is sick or will not be able to make the class in-person, they are still able to attend via Zoom (please inform the teacher ASAP so computer can be set-up!). If class is cancelled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, we will make-up the class session on our make-up day at the end of the semester.