Niles Park offers private piano lessons. Lessons are 30 minutes long and you will receive 20 lessons. Children and adults with all levels of experience are welcome and no prior instruction in piano or music is required. In addition students may need to purchase their own instruction books and music. Lessons will focus on the fundamentals of technique, music theory, and good practice habits. Practice time may also be arranged through the park district for a minimal fee. A piano recital will be held in May at Culver School. Information will be forthcoming. Call (847) 967-6633 to reserve a time or for additional information. Refunds will not be granted for missed lessons. Fee is based on 20 lessons, 30 minutes in length. No class 02/20 & 04/14.
Location: Howard Leisure Center
|110113-01||Mon||Jan 9-May 22||3:00-9:00 pm||$414/$495|
|110113-02||Tues||Jan 10-May 23||3:00-9:00 pm||$435/$520|
|110113-03||Wed||Jan 11-May 24||3:00-9:00 pm||$435/$520|
|110113-04||Thurs||Jan 12-May 25||3:00-9:00 pm||$435/$520|
|110113-05||Fri||Jan 6-May 26||3:00-9:00 pm||$435/$520|
|110113-06||Sat||Jan 7-May 20||9:00 am-Noon||$435/$520|
Instructor: Vicky Ostwald: Vicky Ostwald has a degree in piano and also studied piano pedagogy at the graduate level. She has many years of playing and teaching experience, including formerly teaching at the college level. Vicky enjoys working with all levels and all kinds of students, especially children but also adults, including those with special needs. If you have a special interest such as learning to play by ear, this can be incorporated into the lesson time. She looks forward to meeting you or your child!
Instructor: Tom Slater: Tom Slater has been playing music and studying the piano for over 30 years. He studied music at Cleveland State University and has a background in classical, jazz and pop music. He is currently a multi-instrumentalist in several local bands and he has been featured on the WGN Morning News, WXRT and NPR. Tom’s main goals are to help his students develop and maintain good practice habits, learn music theory, and get the most enjoyment you can from playing music.
Instructor: Jeanne Hanline: Jeanne Hanline has studies music and given private piano lessons for over 35 years focusing on teaching children and adults to read music and enjoy the accomplishment of sitting down to play this amazing instrument. Teaching traditional methods of classical and popular music are the results she hopes to achieve for her students. She has played various venues for private affairs and church functions. Patience, practice and enjoyment are the main goals.