Piano Classes

Fall 2021 COVID-19 Update

The Adult Piano classes WILL be offered for the fall 2021 semester! Although the COVID-19 situation is ever-changing, current guidelines will allow for the class to meet.

The following applies during the fall 2021 semester, following the university guidelines for returning to campus and the Music Department Guidelines.

Please understand that these guidelines can change at any time in response to new information from the CDC and Pennsylvania Department of Health. If there are changes, you will be notified by your instructor and the website will also be updated.

  • NEW as of 8:00 a.m. on August 17, 2021:  IUP will require face coverings/masks to be worn indoors in public spaces at all campuses and centers. This is required of all people, regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status.
  • Masking is not required outdoors.
  • Social distancing is not required.
  • No proof of vaccination will be required of students, employees or visitors.

For additional information from the IUP Community Music School, please see the IUPCMS home page; and for more information from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, please see their comprehensive Coronavirus Information page.

Adult Piano I

Description:

In this 14-week course, 50 minutes a week, students will learn to read music and play the piano. No experience is necessary. Students must have daily access to a piano or keyboard. If the minimum number of students is not met, those interested will be offered private instruction.

Instructor:

TBD

Level:

Beginner, ages 14+ (Younger than 14? Private lessons are a great option!)

Class Size Limit:

16

Cost:

  • Tuition: $140 per semester
  • Registration Fee: $25 per semester
  • Required Materials: See below

Materials:

Adult Piano Adventures Bk. 1 (with CD)(HL420243, ISBN-13 9781616773014). Please bring to the first class meeting.

Fall Semester, 2021 / Day, Time, Room

  • Thursdays, 4:00–4:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Sep 2 through Dec 9 (14 classes)
  • Thursdays, 7:00–7:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Sep 2 through Dec 9 (14 classes)
  • Note: No class during the week of Thanksgiving.

Spring Semester, 2022 / Day, Time, Room

  • Thursdays, 4:00–4:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Jan 27 through May 5 (14 classes)
  • Thursdays, 7:00–7:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Jan 27 through May 5 (14 classes)
  • Note: Instructor will announce whether there will be class during the IUP Spring Break.

Adult Piano II

Description:

In this 14-week course, 50 minutes a week, students will extend their music reading and playing skills beyond the beginning level. Students must have taken Adult Piano I, or have approval from the instructor. Students must have daily access to a piano or keyboard. If the minimum number of students is not met, those interested will be offered private instruction.

Instructor:

TBA.

Level:

Intermediate, ages 14+ (Younger than 14? Private lessons are a great option!)

Class Size Limit:

16

Cost:

  • Tuition: $140 per semester
  • Registration Fee: $25 per semester
  • Required Materials: See below

Materials:

Adult Piano Adventures Bk. 2 (with CD) (HL420247, ISBN-13 9781616773328). Please bring to the first class meeting.

Fall Semester, 2021 / Day, Time, Room:

  • Thursdays, 8:00-8:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Sep 2 through Dec 9 (14 classes)
  • Note: No class during the week of Thanksgiving.

Spring Semester, 2022 / Day, Time, Room:

  • Thursdays, 8:00-8:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Jan 27 through May 5 (14 classes)
  • Note: Instructor will announce whether there will be class during the IUP Spring Break.