UCA Piano Camp July 15, 2024 – July 19, 2024

We are looking forward to working with young musicians from age 4-18 in our Piano Camp.  We have classes for first time beginners as well as those who have had a few years of lessons. Your children will receive instruction from master teachers, receive one on one attention, and experience the fun of making music with a group! Here is a list of our classes taught by UCA faculty and assisted by our skilled and outstanding students and graduates.

Ages 4-5 Piano Class and Music Makers, Monday – Friday 9:00am-10:45am

Taught by Dr. Christa Kuebel and Ms. Christine Franklin

Cost: $175 per student (enroll by June 15 for this early bird price)

A fun, fast-paced introduction to piano and all the foundational music skills needed to study any instrument!  A great way to begin piano lessons! Piano Class includes:

  • Learning to read music
  • Reading and performing rhythms
  • Developing aural skills
  • Steady beat practice
  • Fun and creative activities

Students will participate in a 50 minute piano class and a 45 minute Music Makers class.

Music Makers class includes:

  • Singing
  • Percussion instruments
  • Ear training
  • Activities are designed to develop musical understanding and extend the skills they have learned in piano.

Required book –https://a.co/d/cqlOeo1

Music for Little Mozarts, Lesson book 1 (purchase on Amazon)

***THIS CLASS IS FULL***

***Ages 6-8 Piano Class and Music Makers, Monday-Friday 9:00am-10:45am*** ***THIS CLASS IS FULL***

Taught by Dr. Christa Kuebel and Ms. Christine Franklin

Cost: $175 per student (enroll by June 15 for this early bird price) 

A fun, fast-paced introduction to piano and all the foundational music skills needed to study any instrument!  A great way to begin piano lessons! Piano Class includes:

  • Learning to read music
  • Reading and performing rhythms
  • Developing their aural skills
  • Steady beat practice
  • Fun and creative activities

Students will participate in a 50 minute piano class and a 45 minute Music Makers class.

Music Makers class includes:

  • Singing
  • Percussion instruments
  • Ear training
  • Activities are designed to develop musical understanding and extend the skills they have learned in piano.

Required book:  Faber, Lesson Book, Primer Level (purchase on Amazon) https://a.co/d/8FZz9RS

***NEW ADDITION***

Ages 6-8 Piano Class and Music Makers, Monday-Friday 10:00am-11:45am

Taught by Dr. Christa Kuebel and Ms. Christine Franklin

Cost: $175 per student (enroll by June 15 for this early bird price)

A fun, fast-paced introduction to piano and all the foundational music skills needed to study any instrument!  A great way to begin piano lessons! Piano Class includes:

  • Learning to read music
  • Reading and performing rhythms
  • Developing their aural skills
  • Steady beat practice
  • Fun and creative activities

Students will participate in a 50 minute piano class and a 45 minute Music Makers class.

Music Makers class includes:

  • Singing
  • Percussion instruments
  • Ear training
  • Activities are designed to develop musical understanding and extend the skills they have learned in piano.

Required book:  Faber, Lesson Book, Primer Level (purchase on Amazon) https://a.co/d/8FZz9RS

Ages 9-11 Piano Class and Music Makers, Monday-Friday 11:00am – 12:45pm

Taught by Dr. Christa Kuebel and Dr. Christy Huskey

Cost: $175 per student (enroll by June 15 for this early bird price)

A class designed especially for older beginners who are ready to learn piano!  This fun and fast-paced class will cover all the beginning skills to play the piano.  The class will include:

  • Beginning music reading
  • Understanding and performing rhythms
  • Ear training
  • Steady beat skills
  • Chord playing

Our outstanding UCA faculty and assistants will provide one on one and group instruction.

Students will participate in a 50 minute piano class followed by a 45 minute Music Makers class which further strengthens the foundational skills they have learned in piano class. This general music making class will include:

  • Ear training and singing
  • Movement and rhythm skills
  • Percussion instruments
  • General music development that complements the concepts they learn in piano class

Next Level Piano and Music Makers classes! (for students with previous piano experience)

Ages 7-8, Monday-Friday 10:00am-11:50am

Ages 9-11, Monday-Friday 11:00am-12:45pm

Cost: $175 per student (enroll by June 15 for early bird price)

Ages 12-18 (Piano Class Only), Monday-Friday 12:00pm-12:55pm

Cost: $100 per student

These two classes are for students who have had a few years of piano lessons.  Discover several styles of music and learn to improvise in the pop and jazz styles, read chord charts, play in an ensemble, and generally strengthen those basic theory and technical skills.  This class will encourage your students to keep playing this summer and experience piano in a fun group setting.

The classes are grouped so that the pacing and content will be age appropriate.

Time

Music Makers

Piano Class

Piano Class

9:00

4-5 year olds

6-8 year olds Beginners

10:00

6-8 year olds

4-5 year olds Beginners

11:00

9-11 year olds

9-11 year olds

Next Level

Next Level ages 7-8

12:00

Next Level 9-11

9-11 year olds Beginners

Next Level ages 12 +

PLEASE FILL OUT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION BEFORE ATTENDING CAMP: https://camps.uca.edu/view.php?id=38120

UCA Piano Camp (Summer 2024)

    Questions about which class to choose? Contact Christine Franklin (chrisf@uca.edu)
    Books will be purchased through Amazon
    Checks need to be made out to "University of Central Arkansas". Please put "Piano Preparatory Program" in the memo line Earlybird tuition is $175 until June 15. After June 15, the tuition will be $200 per camper ages 4-11.

Online payments can be made at the following link: http://uca.edu/go/PianoCamp24