Piano Workshops
 
All workshops focus on practicing together. I will be "walking around the Zoom room" giving advice, tips and lots of encouragement.
Each workshop begins and ends with group activities. 

Studio piano online-camps

Ages 7-17
June 22-26, 10am-12pm
June 29-July 3, 10am-12pm
July 6-10, 10am-12pm
July 27-31, 1-3pm
August 3-7, 1-3pm
tuition: $250/week
(reduced fees for 3 or more weeks)
more weeks to come.....

Group activites and

online practicing and lessons

Group activities include:

  • theory at the piano

  • sight-reading

  • improvisation

  • handling performance excitement

  • technique builders

This is a class for advanced beginners to advanced intermediate levels, kindergarten through high-school. Students should be familiar with the class dynamics of zoom and the routines and expectations of a lesson. 

For more advanced levels, see Playing Well With Others

Workshop size: 2-7 participants

Send Adrienne an email if you have questions 

Playing Well With others

any age, advanced level
June 15-19, 1-3pm
July 13-17, 10am-12pm
August 10-14, 1-3pm
tuition: $250/week
more weeks to come.....

PIANO in CHAMBER MUSIC

Group activites and

online practicing and lessons

Participants may choose to start a piece from scratch and explore what it takes to prepare for a first rehearsal. Previously learned repertoire is also welcome. 

Group activities will

focus on

  • score study,

  • listening exercises,

  • engineering phrases 

  • discussing challenges of texture in chamber ensembles with piano

In-depth work on voicing, touch, pedaling and learning tons of notes quickly,

Workshop size: 2-7 participants

Send Adrienne an email if you have questions 

Audition and recording prep

Ages 15-24
June 29-July 3, 1-3pm
tuition: $250/week
more weeks to come.....

Group activites and

online practicing and lessons

Group activities will focus on

  • training for college auditions

  • prepping for competitions

Emphasis on preparing to record for college pre-screening and developing sensitivity and touch for playing to a mic rather than a hall

Trial recordings will be made and shared with the class

Workshop size 2-7 participants

Send Adrienne an email if you have questions 

Adult Discover/

Re-discover

June 15-19, 1-3pm
July 27-31, 10am-12pm
tuition: $250/week
more weeks to come.....

Group activites and

online practicing and lessons

For adult pianists returning to, or discovering, the art of playing the piano. Even if you haven't played for years, you can build a healthy technique and play beautiful music beautifully!

 

Group activities include:

  • healthy set-up

  • sight-reading and learning music quickly

  • improvisation and building the ear

  • technique builders

  • great piano music!

Workshop size: 2-7 participants

Send Adrienne an email if you have questions 

Secondary Piano

high-school and college-aged
July 13-17, 1-3pm
August 3-7, 10am-12pm
tuition: $250/week
more weeks to come.....

Group activites and

online practicing and lessons

Group activities will focus on

  • helping you pass your piano proficiency exam!

  • learning finger patterns for scales, arpeggios and chords

  • improvising different accompanimental patterns for you to use with your own students when you teach

  • harmonization

  • sight-reading and score-reading

This course is for beginners through advanced intermediate players. It is more intensive than the studio classes and is geared to passing piano proficency and basic entrance exams in college. More emphasis in theory. 

Workshop size 2-7 participants

Send Adrienne an email if you have questions 

Piano for composers

any age
July 6-10, 1-3pm
tuition: $250/week
more weeks to come.....

Group activites and

online practicing and lessons

Group activities will

focus on

  • developing physical freedom for improvisation and composition at the piano

  • addressing notation challenges in writing for the piano

  • understanding how you can write to make pianists happy!

  • learning repertoire that is written beautifully for pianos and pianist's hands and minds

workshop size: 2-7 participants

Send Adrienne an email if you have questions 

Teacher Training

adults
July 20-24, 12-1pm
Tuition: $150
more weeks to come.....

Group activities and emphasis on setting up beginners

Adrienne shares her exercises for setting up beginners at the piano. These workshops are during the lunch hour before you get started with your own teaching schedule. Bring lunch and coffee!

Adrienne is the teacher trainer for Teaching Fellows at Mannes College and guides them in teaching Secondary Piano. She has extensive experience teaching beginners of any age and will share her games, exercises and advice. 

Participants will learn as a group and will practice teaching each other online. 

This is also a safe place to practice teaching if English is a second (or third or fourth) language!

workshop size: 2-7 participants

Send Adrienne an email if you have questions 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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