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We are excited to be opening our Fall 2020-21 semester on Monday, October 5! Registration is ongoing.
Our model for this semester will be a combination of virtual lessons, occasional in-person lessons and classes, as well as hybrid options. We are following the safety guidelines as set by the CDC and local agencies, as well as parent requests and comfort level. For information on returning to our campus, please visit jccotp.org/faqs. We look forward to having you join us on this musical journey!
Available for brass, percussion, piano, strings, winds, and
voice, the Young Artists Programs include opportunities for
monthly recitals and celebrations. Note: Suzuki guitar requires
eight parent education workshops. Students taking private lessons for the
first time can take a lessons-only program, but are encouraged to add one or more classes
or ensembles. After the first year, all private lesson students are required to add one or
more classes or ensembles to their program.
Choose a 30-, 45-, 60-, 75-, 90-, or 120-min. private lesson per week.
(Note: 60, 75, 90, and 120 min options can be divided into two lessons per week. Beginning students in violin, cello and piano are required to take two 30 min lessons per week.)
ADD ONE OR. MORE CLASSES AND/OR ENSEMBLES:
Open to advanced-level pianists, this class provides a deeper understanding of performance issues, musical structures, and the infinite possibilities that go into interpreting piano literature. The instrument has evolved greatly over the course of history, especially throughout the Industrial Revolution. Students study how composers in different eras approached the piano and how they responded to and were inspired by its development. An audition is required.
Taught by Steven Masi.
Discover the fun of playing the piano and learning simple songs in a small-class setting. Students acquire basic keyboard and reading skills, preparing them for individual study. For beginning students. Parents encouraged but not required to attend class. Price includes a non-refundable materials fee of $55.
Experiencing the keyboard allows music students to have a better understanding of musicianship overall and how music is put together. This class is recommended for instrumental students and singers at the elementary or intermediate level. In addition to keyboard orientation and the exploration of piano repertoire, students learn sight-reading and harmony through a supportive, small-group environment. No previous piano experience is necessary. Having a piano or keyboard at home is helpful but not required. Class size is limited to 6 students.
An introduction to the piano through keyboard orientation and note reading. Students will learn to play classical piano literature, in addition to learning how to harmonize contemporary melodies with chords and stylistic accompaniments. This is an ideal class for adults who have always wanted to play the piano, and did not have the opportunity as children. Class size limited to 3.