For serious piano students who want to challenge their skills. Students are recommended into the program by their instructor and are chosen by audition.
Honors Piano Program Activities:
- Monthly performance and content based classes led by the Prairie Music & Arts piano faculty.
- Classes explore music history, theory, and performance technique.
- Year-round performances throughout the community. Special spring recital is held annually to celebrate the efforts of this unique group of musicians.
- Mentoring within the program allows elementary and advanced level students opportunities to learn from each other.
- Community involvement is emphasized through service projects and performances.
- Guests lecturers are invited annually for a presentation and masterclass. Past guests include Catherine Kautsky, Anthony Padilla, and Michael Mizrahi Professors of Piano from Lawrence University in Appleton, Dr. Jessica Johnson from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Marvin Blickenstaff from the New School of Music in New Jersey.
For more information regarding the Prairie Music & Arts Honors Program, contact coordinators Kari Engleson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Baskinger at email@example.com.