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Youth Piano

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Youth Piano

Youth Piano Lessons Featuring CU Instructors

The CU Youth Piano Program trains students through weekly group and private lessons. Instructors are experienced teachers from the CU College of Music, and the program is supervised by the CU Piano Pedagogy Chair, Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi. The lessons provide thorough instruction at the highest and most effective pedagogical standards while providing opportunities for fun, motivation, and enjoyment of music.

Youth Piano: Beginners Group Class

The group class is intended for beginners in second and third grade without prior piano lessons. Classes will be taught in small groups of up to 8 in the electronic piano laboratory at the College of Music. Classes begin Sept. 5 (no class Sept. 19 and Nov. 28). $300 semester tuition (13 one-hour meetings). The instructor is Dr. Meredith Mihm, and the class is supervised by Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi, chair of the piano pedagogy department.

Youth Piano: Private Lessons

Lessons are offered during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. We offer flexible lesson scheduling, from 6 to 14 lessons throughout the entire Summer semester. Lessons will be located in the College of Music IMIG building (CU campus map).

The lessons include developing skills for:
• Classical and popular pieces
• Reading music
• Healthy techniques
• Ear training and music theory
• Performance opportunities

Lessons target children age 6-17. New students will have a diagnostic lesson and parent interview during the first meeting with the instructor to determine their level and needs.

Cost

Hour one-on-one lessons are $60 per hour.

Half-Hour lessons are $30 per 30-minute lesson.

We will make every effort to accommodate individual times, but exact lesson times will be determined after enrollment based on availability.

Youth Piano Enrollment

To enroll in lessons, call or email Amy Li at 303-492-5950 or yyli@colorado.edu.