Programs

Our program begins with The Foundation, three or four years of group lessons that introduce young children to the joy of music as well as instruct them in every aspect of musical knowledge. Fluent in note-reading, well-versed in rhythm, pitch, and dynamics, comfortable with the keyboard, and excited to move on, students then graduate to The Piano Program. There they flourish as musicians in private piano instruction, with supplemental group theory/repertoire classes and myriad opportunities to perform. The Music Studio also offers adult students a chance to learn (or re-learn) to play, through Recreational Piano; short-term Music for Young classes, for children who aren’t ready to begin our school-year instruction; and Summer Programs to keep children making music even when school’s out.

 

A comprehensive 3 or 4-year school-year program, for students entering at ages 4 through 7. The Music Studio’s Foundation gives children a thorough knowledge of and love for music, as well as exceptional early instruction in piano.

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Students who have completed The Foundation are ready to advance to private piano instruction with one of The Music Studio’s excellent teachers, although they continue to benefit from periodic group lessons, master classes, and more.

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The Music Studio offers a variety of short-term, high-energy music classes throughout the year for children ages 2 through 7.

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The Music Studio is proud to offer small-group classes and individual instruction for children with special needs. Recognizing the unique challenges specific to children with autism spectrum disorders, neurological impairments, and complex learning disabilities, we have invited Beth McLaughlin to join our staff. Ms. McLaughlin is a board-certified music therapist who is also a certified music…

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Classic rock, Broadway musicals, piano duets- whatever a student’s musical passion, we’ve got a fun and inspiring way to get him or her making music throughout the summer.

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Adult piano classes for all levels, from complete beginner to former (and now rusty) child prodigy. Our adult students learn fast, laugh often, and enjoy the camaraderie of their classmates.

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For years, The Music Studio has provided not just a comprehensive piano-based education for thousands of students in the Capital Region, but also musical outreach into the community. Our faculty have given workshops in local schools and libraries, our student pianists have performed in nursing homes and benefit concerts, our performing troupe has brought song,…

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