Intro to Piano (Ages 7-8)Brooklyn Conservatory of Music »
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58 7th Ave Room 35
New York, NY 11217 (Map)
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- Class Level: Beginner
- Age Requirements: 7 - 8 years old
- Average Class Size: 10
What you'll learn in this kids piano class:Students will learn the basics of piano performance while enjoying the social benefits that a group setting offers.
The course is a two-semester sequence in a group environment.
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Cancellation PolicyWe reserve the right to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. If a class is canceled, the student will receive a prorated refund for all remaining sessions.
All withdrawal requests must be submitted in writing. No refunds will be given after the student’s fourth week of lessons or classes. Students requesting withdrawals within the first four weeks will be held responsible for prorated tuition for completed sessions (including absences) plus 10% of the total contracted tuition. Registration and installment fees (if any) are not refundable in the event of withdrawal. Students who are on the payment plan and withdraw are responsible for the remaining charges on their account as determined under the withdrawal policy. Refunds take six to eight weeks to process.
Teacher: Sara HoltzschueSee Classes Taught by This Teacher »
A New York native, Sara Holtzschue’s career in music began as a classically trained flutist. Sara’s track began changing during her high school and college years which she spent both playing flute and nurturing her budding interest in composition, jazz and American folk music. She graduated with a degree in music with honors from Barnard College at Columbia University, where she studied with David Rakowski, Mario Davidovsky, Jeff Nichols and Harold Jones. Sara’s interest in jazz led her to a master’s degree with honors in Jazz Composition from New England Conservatory of Music. As her great-grandmother did at Oberlin, she adopted voice as the focus of her performance studies while at the Conservatory. She had the opportunity to study both voice and composition with Dominique Eade, John McNeil, Bevan Manson, George Garzone and Jimmy Guiffre. Sara currently performs as a vocalist and composer in the greater New York area at venues such as BAM’s Brooklyn Next Festival and The Cutting Room. Past performances have been in Boston and Rome. She serves as an Assistant Professor at the City University of New York and conducts workshops for the CUNY College Now program. Her shows are eclectic, as her interest lies in performing her original work as well as composing works based on the poetry of such varied writers as Derek Walcott and William Butler Yeats. She is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the City University of New York Research Foundation, New England Conservatory, The Brooklyn Conservatory, Reed College, Columbia University, Barnard College and, for three consecutive years, the AscaPlus Award for Performance and Composition. She is also a staff writer at www.jazzreview.com. September of 2005 saw Sara as a featured artist on Skyjazz Internet Radio. Sara has performed with and/or had compositions recorded by the Kingsborough Community College Orchestra, Bruce Barth, George Colligan, Michael Kanen, David Berkman, Pete McCann, Dave Ambrosio, Rez Abbasi, Roberta Piket, George Garzone, Andrew Rathbun, Peter Retzlaff, Christian Howes and Taylor Haskins, among others.
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School: Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
Originally founded in 1897 as a formal conservatory serving 200 students, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (BCM) has since transformed into a “community music school,” and now serves 15,000 individuals through music instruction, music therapy, and community concerts throughout Brooklyn, Queens...
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