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Piano Lab Class (Grade 2, no prior piano experience)

Mary Van De Loo


Music-Drama Center, Lawrence University


Meets twice weekly (group and lesson):
Group Instruction: Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m

Once weekly (lesson):


Community Guidelines Tuition Assistance

The Piano Lab class offers a special year-long opportunity for students in second grade with no prior piano experience. Piano Lab is a partnership between the Community Music School and the Conservatory; students are taught by a Conservatory teacher and piano pedagogy students. Mary Van De Loo, coordinator of the keyboard skills program and piano pedagogy teacher, is the lead teacher and Piano Lab Class coordinator.

The class includes a large group lesson component as well as a private lessons component. Call the Community Music School office for class specifics and requirements: 920-993-6278.

2020-21 Season

Piano Lab will take place virtually and will consist of only group instruction on Mondays; there will be no private lessons.

Fee: $496.50 + $19 annual registration fee

To receive information on future sessions, please click here to fill out our interest form.