Piano Classes

  • 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:

    Shelby Williams, Teaching Artist, B.A. Music, West Virginia Wesleyan College; currently an IUP graduate student working towards a M.A. in Music Performance.

    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, 2019 / Day, Time, Room:

    • Thursdays, 4:00–4:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Sep. 5–Dec. 12 (14 classes)
    • Thursdays, 7:00–7:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Sep. 5–Dec. 12 (14 classes)
    • Note: No class on Thursday, Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving)

    Spring Semester, 2020 / Day, Time, Room:

    • Thursdays, 4:00–4:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Jan. 30–May 7 (14 classes)
    • Thursdays, 7:00–7:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Jan. 30–May 7 (14 classes)
    • Note: Instructor will announce whether there will be class on Thursday, March 12, 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:

    Shelby Williams, teaching artist, B.A. Music, West Virginia Wesleyan College; currently an IUP graduate student working towards a M.A. in Music Performance.

    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, 2019 / Day, Time, Room:

    • Thursdays, 8:00–8:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Sep. 5–Dec. 12 (14 classes)
    • Note: No class on Thursday, Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving)

    Spring Semester, 2020 / Day, Time, Room:

    • Thursdays, 8:00–8:50 p.m., Room B01 (Piano Lab), meets Jan. 30–May 7 (14 classes)
    • Note: Instructor will announce whether there will be class on Thursday, March 12, during the IUP Spring Break.