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MYC Piano Classes

MYC Piano Classes

At Temecula Valley Music for Young Children, Carol Meeks offers piano/keyboard music classes for children beginning at age 4. Established in 2008, we serve the Temecula Valley area, which includes both the French Valley and Murrieta.

Entry levels into the Program are:

Sunshine I — Pre-Kindergarten, 4 years old

Your child will learn:
1) child-friendly keyboard geography through stories and hands-on work on the piano.
2) to play 5 finger songs in the right hand and the left hand.
3) to read music on the staff and play hands together in butterfly position at middle C.
4) to compose a 4 measure song.

Sunbeams I — Kindergarten and 1st grade, 5 or 6 years old

Your child will learn:
1) child-friendly keyboard geography.
2) to read treble clef and bass clef songs.
3) to read and play songs on the grand staff, hands together.
4) to read a melody line and add the left hand harmony.
5) to play 3 scales, C major, a minor and G major.
6) to transpose simple 5 finger songs between those keys.
7) to compose a song, 4 measures minimum.

Moonbeams I — 2nd or 3rd grade, 7 or 8 years old 10 weeks of private lessons, preferably in the spring or summer before joining a Sunbeams II class in August.

Your child will learn:
1-4) from above list
5) to play 2 scales, C major and a minor.
6) to transpose simple 5 finger songs between those keys. 

 

New Classes This Year

Sunshine I — Wednesdays at 1:00 pm

Sunbeams I — Wednesdays at 5:30 pm