Advanced Piano

Ages 13+ or by invitation*

If your child, has a powerful foundation and love for piano, and has taken several years of private piano lessons, or even performs regularly or professionally, this class is for you!

Weekly, private classes begin with technical exercises, reviewing major, minor, harmonic, natural, melodic, chromatic scales in all keys, arpeggios, chord progressions, cadences, as well as sight singing, sight reading, ear training, theory, music history, and a repertoire study of many beloved masterworks, with an emphasis of versatile professional performance study as a sophisticated musician, preparing selections for recording and performance programs and collaborations, playing songs by heart with beautiful, creative, energetic musicality, as well as improvising, listening to music, and creating their own songs. Students have opportunities to collaborate with and accompany singers and other musicians. Classes end with performing a song or exercise of the student's choice. Parent/guardians are always welcome and encouraged to attend class.

Your teacher will recommend books and materials tailored to your child and some books we love are the The complete book of scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadencesSuzuki Piano Method Books & CDs, Music for Millions Series, The Library of Piano Classics, The book of Cannons, 333 Reading Exercises, Kodaly Choral Method: 100 Hungarian Folk Songs and more!

Recommended materials: Tote Bag, Voice Recorder, note book, pencil with eraser, it is recommended that you have a piano in your home, your teacher will recommend books and recordings for your family.

*Ages are suggested not required - all lessons/classes are tailored custom to your child's musical aptitude and readiness. 

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For inquiries call (508) 579 - 6781 or email

Katherine Park Center of the Arts ,1242 Park Street, Alameda, California 94501