Students establish a strong rhythmic foundation and solid reading skills while developing their musicality and ability to express themselves through music.
What will the students learn in this class?
Beginners learn the fundamentals of the piano through listening, singing and playing. Advanced students build on their foundations by playing pieces from different periods and discussing those compositions. Music is adjusted according to students’ age, experience and needs. Those interested in taking exams or performing in competitions will also learn about mental preparation.
What are the benefits of this class?
Students will improve coordination, concentration and discipline through regular practice of different rhythms, melodies and harmonies. Individual students can set and readjust their own goals in these one-on-one classes.
Who will teach this class?
Mana Totsuka holds degrees from San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has performed and taught throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.