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Piano & Keyboard Classes

Piano 1

Sat. 10–11:30 am 4/13 – 6/1 (8 weeks)

Piano 1

Begin the journey to playing the music you love, from Bach to Bill Evans and beyond.

Piano 2

Sat. 11:45 am–1:15 pm 4/13 – 6/1 (8 weeks)

Piano 2

For those with some keyboard experience, Piano 2 picks up wherever you left off in your pianistic pursuits and challenges you to go further with your musical endeavors.

Applied Keyboard Harmony

Sat. 1:30–3 pm 4/13 – 6/1 (8 weeks)

Applied Keyboard Harmony

Learn tonic-dominant chord progressions, “turnarounds,” and chord inversions in all keys while developing the ability to play standard tunes using those chord progressions in lead sheet format.

Sold Out Jazz Piano 1

Mon. 6:30–8 pm 4/1 – 6/3 (9 weeks) no class 5/27

Jazz Piano 1

Learn to play jazz standards and the 12-bar blues by studying jazz chord voicings and improvisation techniques.

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Mon. 8:15–9:45 pm 4/1 – 6/3 (9 weeks) no class 5/27

Jazz Piano 2

In this continuation of Jazz Piano 1, you’ll learn more advanced chord voicings, soloing techniques, and standard reharmonization techniques.

More Great Solos for Study and Inspiration

Tues. 6–7:30 pm 4/2 – 5/28 (9 weeks)

More Great Solos for Study and Inspiration

This class continues our exploration of great piano solos from a variety of musical genres with all-new class content.

The Nuts & Bolts of Piano Accompaniment

Tues. 7:45–9:15 pm 4/2 – 5/28 (9 weeks)

The Nuts & Bolts of Piano Accompaniment

This class supplies the basic skills needed to accompany on the piano, and is appropriate for vocalists and accompanists alike.

Thematic Improvisation for Pianists

Wed. 6:30–8 pm 4/3 – 5/29 (9 weeks)

Thematic Improvisation for Pianists

In this class, we’ll explore ways to develop improvised solos by using themes and then developing them into a story similar to techniques used in fiction writing.

Sold Out Neo-Soul Harmony & Improvisation for Keyboardists

Wed. 6–7:30 pm 4/3 – 5/29 (9 weeks)

Neo-Soul Harmony & Improvisation for Keyboardists

Have you ever wondered how artists like Erykah Badu, Robert Glasper and Moonchild write their music?