In the Fall of 2015, St. George Catholic School introduced an exciting addition to the Instrumental Music Department - a Yamaha Digital Piano Lab with 16 Yamaha P Series Student Model Instruments and a Yamaha CVP Clavinova Teacher Instrument.
The SGS Piano Lab began with a pilot program in which every 3rd grade student was given one semester of piano instruction during classroom music. This innovative curriculum continues to prove extremely successful.
Please watch this informative video for more information about the 3rd Grade Piano Program.
If you have questions regarding the SGS Piano Lab, please email Mrs. Jan Dupre, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (225) 293-1298.
After School Group Piano Classes
- Beginning Piano Group Class
Offered to elementary students in grades 4-8 with little or no prior experience in piano. Instruction will be in piano basics, note reading, rhythm reading and improvisation. The goal is to give student a good foundation in piano playing with skills that can be used with other instruments. Classes will be held on Mondays in the Piano Lab in St. Cecilia Hall from 2:45-4:00. Pick-up is in the parking lot behind St. Cecilia Hall by the cemetery. Aftercare students will be walked back to aftercare at 4:05pm.
- Intermediate Piano Class
Offered to students that have taken beginning or intermediate piano class, or has had private lessons in the past. Students will receive individualized instruction and small group instruction. They will continue working on piano skills at their individual playing levels with introduction to various styles and improvisation. Classes will be held on Wednesdays in the Piano Lab in St. Cecilia Hall from 2:45-4:00. Pick-up is in the parking lot behind St. Cecilia Hall by the cemetery. Aftercare students will be walked back to aftercare at 4:05pm.
Piano Class Tuition:
$360 for the school year, payable in full or $180 per semester. Fees include all materials. A quick snack for after school is highly recommended.
Private Lessons in piano are available after 4:15. Contact Mrs. Michelle Nelson (253) 691-3912 for information.