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with Alexis Alrich,
pianist and composer

For Advanced Beginner to Intermediate.

Tuition is $200 for the entire week
($40 per day or $8 per hour! An incredible opportunity!)


  • Composition and music theory intensive

  • Piano focused, other instruments welcome

  • Would include a performance

  • Up to 10 participants, ages 12 and up, including adults   

All classes will be held at the InConcert Sierra office in Grass Valley.

One week program: June 24-28  •  10:00am – 3:00pm

Informal recital 4 pm June 28

This 5-day class will cover music theory basics: scales, intervals, keys, harmony, sight-singing, dictation, rhythm; and composing original music. It will culminate in an informal recital of student composition projects plus piano pieces from the students' repertoire. Suggested for advanced beginners through intermediate instrumental students.

 Weekly schedule:

M-F 10-12, lunch break, 1:00-3:00

 Daily schedule:

10-11: Piano and instrument games, rhythm games, notation and dictation

11-12: Scales, intervals, sight-singing, harmony

1:00-2:00:  Craft of composition - exercises and instruction

2:00-2:15: Snack break

2:15-3:00: Share works-in-progress, group games, improv, share repertoire piecess.


Thank you, SmarterBroadband, for sponsoring our Education programs!

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