Wittenberg Center for Musical Development Offers Spring Classes
Published Mar. 1, 2011
Springfield, Ohio– Wittenberg University’s Center for Musical Development (CMD) is offering spring 2011 music enrichment opportunities for children and adults. Pre-registration is underway, and pricing includes registration fees.
Beginning Piano Class for Elementary School Students offers first piano lessons in a small group setting to learn to read music and musical notation, find keyboard landmarks and play rhythms. Students will play music of increasing challenge in Wittenberg’s state-of-the-art piano lab. Classes for students in grades 1-6 will meet from 3:30-4:15 p.m. every Thursday between March 31 and April 28, in Krieg Hall Room 301, with Tiffany Cary providing instruction. Textbook for the class is Bastien Basic Piano Primer Book (pink), by James Bastien. The cost is $65 for five classes.
Beginning Piano Class for Ages 12 through Adults is designed for older students or those who have wanted to learn or to resume lessons after several years and offers small group instruction on how to read music, musical notation and rhythms in Wittenberg’s state-of-the-art piano lab. Classes meet from 7-7:45 p.m. every Wednesday between March 30 and May 11, in Krieg Hall Room 301, with Jack McPeek providing instruction. Textbook for the class is The Older Beginner Piano Course WP 32, by James Bastien. The cost is $100 for eight classes.
In addition, private lessons are available in piano, organ, strings (including guitar and lute), wind instruments, voice, computer composition, percussion, Suzuki violin and piano. For complete information go to www.wittenberg.edu/sce, click on Center for Musical Development.
For more information or to register for classes, call the CMD office at 937-327-7050 or contact CMD Coordinator Nancy Davis by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited, so those interested are encouraged to pre-register.
Written By: Phyllis Eberts