Why Group Lessons?

  • Students are exposed to a wide variety of repertoire
  • Provides limitless performance opportunities
  • Develops performance confidence and poise
  • Encourages the development of critical listening and problem-solving skills
  • Motivational learning environment will challenge students to higher levels of preparation and commitment.
  • Is an excellent format for teaching functional musicianship skills
  • Facilitates the study of duets, duos, multiple piano ensembles, etc.
  • Prime environment for the study of piano technique
  • Encourages the development of a strong rhythmic sense
  • In addition to the teacher-student motions and interactions, students interact with one another with constructive feedback and friendly competition. This creates an energizing environment!
  • On-going, positive peer pressure encourages students to practice well at home because they know they’ll be playing in front of each other.
  • Students learn to listen to each other while playing, developing a better sense of rhythm and tempo. Ensemble playing in every class refines a student’s ability to accompany others or play in a band.
  • Students thrive in group learning at school, dance, sports, and band. So why not piano? Group piano is social –students love making music with friends!