Piano for Children at CU


The College of Music at the University of Colorado at Boulder will offer a beginning  piano group class for children from January 27 to April 27, 2012. Total of 13 meetings, 3/30 off.

This fun, hands-on class includes piano instruction, as well as keyboard ensemble experiences.  

It is intended for beginning children in second, third and fourth grades without prior piano lessons. The lessons are taught in small groups of up to 8 students in the electronic piano laboratory at the College of Music at CU Boulder.

The instructor is Megan Koegel, a student in the masters program in piano performance and pedagogy. The class is supervised by Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi, chair of the piano pedagogy department.

Registration starts January 6. To register e-mail Megan Koegel at megkoegel@yahoo.com. Payment of full tuition ($300) is due the first day of classes, on Jan. 27.

WHAT: Play cool piano songs, read music, sing, dance, and have lots of fun! We will use Fabers Piano Adventures Primer Level (provided by us the first day of classes).

WHO: Children in second, third and fourth grades. Spaces limited to 8 children.

WHERE: Piano lab, Imig Music Building, Room N180C, University of Colorado at Boulder, 18th St and Euclid Ave.

WHEN: Fridays 4-5 PM. Classes start on January 27 and end April 3. Thirteen meetings ( March 30: no class).

COST: $300 semester tuition (13 one-hour meetings)

INSTRUCTOR: Megan Koegel. Recently graduated  from the Master’s program at CU.

Megan grew up in White Bear Lake, Minnesota where she began studying piano at the age of seven.  She completed her Bachelor of Music degree in piano pedagogy and performance at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. During her time in Duluth, she also earned a minor in German studies. After completing her Bachelors degree, Megan moved to Las Vegas where she accompanied choir in the Clark County School District, and had a full piano studio. Megan first began teaching piano lessons during her undergraduate work; she has been teaching ever since and plans to always teach piano lessons.  Currently, she recently finished her masters degree in piano performance and pedagogy at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  Megan has several piano students here in Boulder, and also teaches group piano classes through the university.


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