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  • Learn the basics of the piano and how to read music
  • Play folk, light classics, and easy jazz.
  • Compose a song
  • Learn in a relaxed friendly environment
  • 6 weeks/1 hour class per week
  • Limited space – 14 per class
Summer Group Piano Lessons

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NOW ENROLLING

JMU Music Academy: Summer Piano Group Lessons for Adults

6 Week Program from June 6th to July 11th

Wednesdays 12:30-1:30pm

Candace Wilson Bush, instructor

 

$125 Registration & Materials Fee

Register Here: https://goo.gl/forms/tCR3eIIDmGbFX0LI3

Times and Dates

Tuesdays
7pm - Natalie Doughty, instructor

Fridays
Instructor: Mrs. Candace Wilson Bush
Level II at 12:30pm
Level I at 1:30pm

Beginning the week of January 15th, 2018 and running for 12 weeks.

JMU Music Building
880 S. Main St. (on the quad)
Parking in Warsaw Deck

Registration

Registration: Course fee is $250 and includes book and materials. To register or for more information, contact Natalie Doughty at jmumusicacademy@gmail.com

Checks only payable to James Madison University, includes books and materials.  Please mail to: Natalie Doughty, JMU Music Academy, 880 S. Main St., MSC 7301, Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Testimonials

"I registered for the class really not knowing what to expect and I don’t want it to finish! One of my interests was learning to play using chords and after just 12 weeks, I can play several songs using a guitar chord book at the piano.  In addition to refreshing my sight-reading skills, I learned that improvising is fun and anyone can do it!  It really was a creative, non-pressured environment and I learned more than I ever thought I would." - Janice G.

"I thoroughly enjoyed taking group piano lessons.  My wonderful teacher was very patient and kind!! It was also fun to interact with other people that I had not met before.  We became friends and we had a lot of fun.  I found myself looking forward to classes each week!" - Towana M.

"My two semester participation in the piano classes of the JMU Music Academy were very rewarding. I rediscovered my long lost love of playing in an atmosphere that is professional and non-threatening.  I was amazed at the amount of information that was covered in a once-a-week class as well as the high quality of instruction." - Cynthia T.

"My experience with the adult piano course has met above and beyond my expectations! Learning the piano has always been on my bucket list and I’m so glad I finally took this step. I’ve learned so much in just a few short weeks. I went from not knowing how to read a single note to being able to actually read sheet music along with learning 3 different hand positions, chords, and musical terminology. I can’t believe I’m playing songs written from Chopin, Bach and Mozart! I enjoy my peaceful time practicing at home. I’ve always admired those musicians that can de-stress and get lost in their music. I can finally have that 'me' time!" - Patti C.

"I found the Music Academy group lessons to be fun, informative, and collaborative—we learn from and support each other!  As a result, I have regained my motivation to learn and play the piano, and I would unhesitatingly recommend the program to anyone, young or old, who aspires to develop their own musical interests!" - Steve P.

Piano Instructors

Tonya Menard

Natalie Doughty
Instructor
doughtna@jmu.edu

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