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Appassionata Piano Studio offers various music adventures for your child! Start with your child's age to explore available adventures.




5 - 8 Years Old
  • Piano Blast Music Class:  This music appreciation and beginning piano skills  class will help your child  discover the joy and fun of music! No piano is required as all learning is done in class! This is the first level  class in the studio for those children who have had no previous music instruction and is a prerequisite to Brillante Group Piano Lessons. School year classes are 60 min weekly for 26 weeks. See Resources  page for schedule and tuition details.
  • Brillante Group Piano Lessons: These engaging weekly 60 minute group lessons are designed specifically to spend time learning piano skills, playing by ear, theory games, and learning to read music in a relaxed  but structured and encouraging environment. Students learn together, encourage each other, and play music together! Class size is limited to 5 total students. Monthly tuition of $75 includes supplementary music and supplies. However, lesson &theory books, and metronome will need to be purchased separately by each student after the first 8 weeks.
  • Individual Piano Lessons & Monthly 60 Minute Piano Party  - Available only to students who have completed music appreciation, group piano lessons and/or have already been taking individual lessons.
    • Weekly Individual Lessons: Limited number of 30, 45 or 60 minute time slots available.
    • Monthly 60 Minute Piano Party: Students taking individual lessons are grouped in classes by similar age/playing level. The majority of the 60 min class is spent performing pieces for one another and playing theory/music games.
  • Summer Piano Express Music Camp: Not ready to dive into group piano lessons just yet but want to have your child explore an interest in music? This music appreciation camp will help your child  discover the joy and fun of music. Camp runs for 5 days (Monday-Friday)
  • Partner Lessons: see info under Specialized Adventures*
8 - 10 Years Old
  • Animato Group Piano Lessons: These engaging weekly 60 minute group lessons are designed specifically to spend time learning piano skills, playing by ear, theory games, and learning to read music in a relaxed  but structured and encouraging environment. Students learn together, encourage each other, and play music together! Class size is limited to 5 total students. Monthly tuition of $75 includes supplementary music and supplies. However, lesson and theory books, flashcards, and metronome will need to be purchased separately by each student after the first 8 weeks.
  • Individual Piano Lessons & Monthly 60 Minute Piano Party  - Available only to students who have completed music appreciation, group piano lessons and/or have already been taking individual lessons.
    • Weekly Individual Lessons: Limited number of 30, 45 or 60 minute time slots available.
    • Monthly 60 Minute Piano Party: Students taking individual lessons are grouped in classes by similar age/playing level. The majority of the 60 min class is spent performing pieces for one another and playing theory/music games.
  • Summer Music Camps:  Each camp runs 5 days(Mon.-Fri) for 2 hrs. daily.  Music camp is a fun filled, and hands-on learning experience with friends! Themes such as composers, musical instruments, music around the world, composing, reading lead charts and improvising, and many other skills are explored.
  • Partner Lessons: See info under Specialized Adventures*
11 Years Old - College Age
  • Individual Piano Lessons & Performance/Theory Monthly Class
    • Weekly Individual Lessons: Limited number of 45 or 60 minute time slots available.
    • Performance/Theory Monthly Class: Students taking individual lessons are grouped in classes by similar age/playing level. The majority of the 60 min class is spent performing pieces for one another and playing theory/music games.
  • Summer Music Camps & Workshops:  Each camp/workshop runs 5 days( Mon.-Fri) for 2 hours. daily.  Music camp is a fun filled, and hands-on learning experience with friends!  Camps are available for elementary age/middle school and workshops are for high school students. Themes such as composers, musical instruments, music around the world, composing, reading lead charts and improvising, and many other skills are explored.
Specialized Adventures
 
  • *Partner Lessons: This type of lesson involves two students(similar age&ability) who are taught at the same time. Learning and making music with a piano buddy is fun and motivating! Lessons are 45 or 60 min weekly and  include  learning new pieces ,building strong listening skills, theory games ,and duets. Contact Laura for availability and monthly tuition costs.
  • Music Matters Homeschool Class: Looking for a music class to supplement your Classical Conversations curriculum or your study of Fine Arts? This 60 minute weekly class explores composers, music history, instruments, and music appreciation through literature,lap books, games, listening, and hands on activities. This class is for 1st-5th grade students and runs in two 9 week semesters( Sept.-Nov. and January-March). and culminates in a fun Open House Party. See Resources page for schedule and tuition details.
  • Pedagogy Course for High School students:  This course fulfills a 0.5 credit in Fine Arts for home educated students. The focus of this course is developing the intermediate/advanced pianist  in the art of teaching piano. Learn how to become a good teacher and start your own studio! (See Resources for additional information)  
  • Prep for College Music Degree and  Auditions: Preparation and planning for 11th and 12th grade students who are serious musicians desiring  music to be an important part of their future/career.(contact Laura)

For tuition costs, please see Studio Policy. Please contact me if you have additional questions! 
If  you are interested in any of these opportunities, I'd love for you to register and I'll get back with you concerning lesson schedule/availability(click REGISTRATION tab at top of the page).