LMC Group Classes

LMC  group classes will be  starting November 5th, 2016.

As you all know we have limited space.

Classes will be offered only on Saturday afternoons although  times may vary depending on the instructor.

Groups will perform in our LMC recitals and will be assigned solos as well.

For those who are currently enrolled in piano lessons will receive a discount of 50% on all group lessons except the violin group lesson as another instructor might join our group from time to time.

I you are interested in private violin lesson at my studio please ask for pricing.

Thank you all!!!

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What to expect in the first year of piano Instruction

The first year of piano instruction is dedicated to reading music fluently along with the memorization of some Major and Minor mode Scales.  Music should be treated like a language which needs to be taught through reading staff and ledger lines notes as learning our first steps through phonics. Practice and constant repetition is needed and in time your child will be able to read like the masters. Here are some insights into my students’ first year of instruction:

Technique: 1st Year
Knowledge of Pentatonic Scales. Use of fingering (1-3) (2-4) (3-5) in triads and (1-5) for fifths and sixths. Learning how to cross the thumb on Major Scales and the use of the two notes slur. Major Scales on white keys ascending/descending hands separate and together 1 octave long. All Scales are played “portato” and “legato”.
C Major
G Major
D Major
A Major
E Major
B Major
Minor Scales A minor, D minor and E minor hands separate and together 1 octave long.
Chords ( I IV V I ) on given scales separate hands broken and in blocks. Separate hands.