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Wittenberg’s Center For Musical Development Offers Winter Classes

December 16, 2010  
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Springfield, Ohio — Wittenberg University’s Center for Musical Development (CMD) is offering winter 2011 music enrichment opportunities for children and adults. Pre-registration is underway, and pricing includes registration fees.

Beginning Piano Class for Elementary School Students offers first piano lessons in a small group setting and the opportunity to learn to read music and musical notation, find keyboard landmarks and play rhythms. Students will play music of increasing challenge in Wittenberg’s state-of-the-art piano lab. Classes for students in grades 1-6 will meet from 4:30-5:15 p.m. every Monday between Jan. 10 and Feb. 7 in Krieg Hall Room 301, with Tiffany Cary providing instruction. Textbook for the class is Bastien Basic Piano Primer Book (pink), by James Bastien. The cost is $65 for five classes.

Beginning Piano Class for Ages 12 through Adults offers small group instruction that teaches students to read music, musical notation and rhythms in Wittenberg’s state-of-the-art piano lab. Classes meet from 7-7:45 p.m. every Friday between Jan. 19 and March 9 in Krieg Hall Room 301, with Jack McPeek providing instruction. Textbook for the class is The Older Beginner Piano Course WP 32, by James Bastien. The cost is $100 for eight weeks.

In addition, private lessons are available in piano, organ, strings (including guitar and lute), wind instruments, voice, computer composition, percussion, Suzuki violin and piano. For complete information go to www.wittenberg.edu/sce, click on Center for Musical Development.

For more information or to register for classes, call the CMD office at (937) 327-7050 or contact CMD Coordinator Nancy Davis by e-mail at ndavis@wittenberg.edu. Space is limited, so those interested are encouraged to pre-register.

Written By: Phyllis Eberts

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