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To master eighty-eight keys, start with the basics. Focus on sitting & hand technique, note names, beginning rhythms, dynamics & more. Feel the accomplishment of playing your first tunes!
Student must have access to a piano or digital keyboard for at home practice - limited rentals available at CMC - call 503-823-3177 for more info. In class students use digital pianos that simulate acoustic grands.
Required text: Piano Adventures Primer Level (available at CMC for purchase).
This is the first term in a two-year curriculum series. Excellent attendance is required to progress to the next level. Daily individual practice between classes is an important part of successful music instruction.
This is a school year length course that begins in late September/early October and continues through early June. Students are automatically rolled over into winter & spring term, with tuition due the first day of the new term. Listed fee is for Fall term, and is usually the same for winter and spring.
Need-based scholarships available. Visit CommunityMusicCenter.org for forms and more info.
4. Youth (School Age/ 5yrs - 17yrs)
1st - 4th
CMC - Room 4 at Community Music Center
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