Piano for Children at CU


The College of Music and Continuing Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder will offer a beginning piano group class for children from September 5, 2014. Total of 13 meetings, 9/19 and 11/28 off.

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

It is intended for beginning children in second and third grade 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 Dr. Meredith Mihm. The class is supervised by Dr. Alejandro Cremaschi, chair of the piano pedagogy department.

Registration starts August 1. To register e-mail Amy Li at Continuing Education department Yen-shi.Li@Colorado.EDU. Payment of full tuition ($300) is due upon registration.

WHAT: Play cool piano songs, read music, sing, dance, and have lots of fun! We will use Hal Leonard Student Piano Library Level 1, Piano Lessons and Theory (provided by us the first day of classes).

WHO: Children in second and third 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 September 5 and end on December 12. Thirteen meetings ( 9/19 and 11/28: no class).

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

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Meredith Mihm.

Meredith Mihm holds degrees in piano performance from California State University, Sacramento, Indiana University and a Doctorate from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has taught group piano classes for music majors, elective piano, and also group piano for children at the Rocky Mountain center for Musical arts as well as at CU Boulder. Teaching is her passion, and she maintains a full private piano studio in Louisville. She is an active member of the Boulder Area Music Teachers Association, acting as Second Vice President for the second year. She lives in Louisville with her husband, 3 year old daughter, and two dogs.


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