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  • Keyboard Encounters

  • What is Keyboard Encounters?


    Keyboard Encounters is an innovative course of group piano instruction where tradition and technology meet in harmony.Geared towards people 10 years of age to adult and with the emphasis on hands-on learning supported by the Yamaha Clavinova™ digital piano, Keyboard Encounters provides an ideal setting in which to develop your musical creativity. Keyboard Encounters is a proven and successful music course that has helped thousands to learn to play and enjoy the piano. 

    How Long Will it Take Me to Learn How to Play?


    You'll play simple pieces from the very first day!  In the weeks following the start of class, you'll learn…

    • Songs in all styles that you have dreamed of playing, including popular, classical, country, blues, and jazz.
    • Fingerobics™ - Special keyboard exercises that develop finger dexterity.
    • Music reading, notation, and theory.
    • Ensemble playing - group musical experiences that help develop your own playing skills.
    • How to plan and evaluate your progress.

    What Instrument Will I Play in Class?



    We teach on the Yamaha Clavinova™ digital pianos.These keyboards never need tuning yet rival the sound and feel of acoustic pianos. Realistic instrument voices, plus record and playback features, make them perfect instruments for learning. Accompaniment software, developed especially for Keyboard Encounters and the Clavinova™, encourages your progress and makes playing more fun.Find out more about Yamaha Clavinova™ digital pianos by  Clicking Here. 

    How is the Course Taught?



    Keyboard Encounters students are grouped according to age, musical background and goals.  You can enter this flexible course at any level, depending on your musical experience. Your teacher has been trained by Yamaha to work with students of all ages and abilities and can help you decide which level to join.Why Play in a Group

    Playing in a group in musically satisfying.


    Most music is performed in groups, such as bands, orchestras, and choirs. Learning together strengthens individual rhythm skills and listening habits and develops confidence. Keyboard Encounters students who wish to share their music with the rest of the class will have the opportunity to perform solos. 

    When Do I Start?



    Start playing today; enjoy playing for a lifetime.   New classes are starting every month. This is an on-going lesson program that we have broken down into 10 week periods. The class is 50 minutes and it is $26.00 per class


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