Music InstructorPiano, Organ, Harp, Theory
Karen at Musical Note Studio in Chehalis, Washington offers piano, organ, harp, and theory lessons and teaches preschool through adult students. She has been teaching for over 15 years and is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano and performing/accompanying for over 30 years. She has degrees in Music, Business, and Mental Health Counseling.
Instruction includes the following depending on age and goals;
- Comprehensive instruction in technique, theory, and musicianship
- The curriculum encompasses, rhythm, sight-reading, technique, aural skills, transposition, music appreciation, music history, composition, improvisation, performance, and ensemble playing.
- Study of a variety of music from classical to contemporary
- Participation in Ensembles
- Opportunity to perform at the studio recitals
- Yamaha Conservatory Series Grand Piano, Lyon and Healy Pedal Harp, Dusty Strings Lever Harp.
- Group performance and theory classes (for school age students)
- Participation in Lewis County Music Teacher Association (LCMTA) Play-a-thon and Playoffs
- Participation in LCMTA Ribbon Festival/Musicianship Exams and Adjudications
- Annual nationally recognized guest artist.
- Incentives that encourage students to practice and achieve their musical goals
- Clear goal oriented assignment sheets designed to teach self-regulation of learning
- Subscription to musiclearningcommunity.com, a website for online music theory
- Subscription to “Piano Explorer”
- Music software for composition and theory.
- Piano Maestro. Musicopolis.
- Music games and teaching aids.
- Piano and Computer Lab time.