Course DescriptionLearn to play the piano! This class is designed for absolute beginners, and no piano or extra practice at home is needed. You will start at the very beginning and will have fun playing songs and lots of music games and activities every day. Instructional materials will provided and it strongly recommended for children to have a piano or keyboard at home (If instruction moves to an online platform then having a keyboard or piano is required). If you have always wanted to try the keyboard, now is the time!
Course OutlineFor a full list of our piano faculty, click here.
Since the above course is only offered in the summer, we encourage you to join our Piano Preparatory Program which runs during the school year, please see below for more details:
All students taking private lessons for the first time must fill out the application included on this page. Once you're registered, our Piano Facilitator will get in touch with you regarding the times, days, and dates of the group portion of the program. Your instructor, meanwhile, will coordinate with you regarding private lessons.
All private lessons are held at Harper College's main campus.
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Private Lessons / Instruments Offered for Ages 5-17:
Ages 5-8: Piano, Suzuki piano, orchestral percussion, violin, Suzuki violin, cello, double bass*, guitar (including electric*), jazz guitar, ukulele, banjo*, jazz piano, mandolin, drums, fiddle, voice*, and hand drum.
Ages 9-10: All of the above plus accordion, flute, clarinet, trumpet, double bass, Indian Tabla, harmonica and oud*.
Ages 11-17: All of the above plus viola, oboe, saxophone, bassoon, trombone, French horn, voice, euphonium, and tuba.
Ages 17+ All of the above
*Some instruments require that we meet with younger children for assessment.
LMY0018 - YOUTH MUSIC LESSONS: PIANO - 30 MINUTES-8 WEEKS
LMY0019 - YOUTH MUSIC LESSONS: PIANO - 30 MINUTES-16 WEEKS
LMY0020 - YOUTH MUSIC LESSONS: PIANO - 45 MINUTES-8 WEEKS
LMY0021 - YOUTH MUSIC LESSONS: PIANO - 45 MINUTES-16 WEEKS
LMY0022 - YOUTH MUSIC LESSONS: PIANO - 60 MINUTES-8 WEEKS
LMY0023 - YOUTH MUSIC LESSONS: PIANO - 60 MINUTES-16 WEEKS
LMY0024 - YOUTH MUSIC LESSONS: PIANO - 30 MINUTES-12 WEEKS
For further information about private lessons click here for more details.
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