Lines & Spaces Practice:  Quiz - Friday, August 24; Quiz Retake - Friday, August 31 (if you made less than a 100, please do this - knowing this is imperative to moving forward successfully)

Keyboard ID Practice:


Interval - the distance between 2 notes

Interval ID Practice:

Interval Construction Practice:


Info Forms were due on Friday, August 17th.  Thank you to those who turned their forms in on time.  If you haven't turned your form in yet, please do so as soon as possible!  Thanks!  


Class Piano 

Remind (one-way texts) Info:
text @chskeys to 81010 or (201) 490-4953

Email option for Remind:
send an email to




1.     Arrive to class on time

2.     Be respectful of teacher, classmates, & equipment

3.     Have assigned materials with you in class daily

4.     No food or drink near the keyboards/pianos

5.     Have clean hands!

6.     Follow directions about set up & tear down

7.     Put away all materials at the end of class


Supplies Needed:

1.     ear buds (that stay in your binder)

2.     3-ring binder, with 2 pockets

3.     pencil

4.     pencil pouch with 3 rings to fit in your binder

5.     highlighters


Supplies Provided:

1.     keyboards & pianos

2.     power cord

3.     ear bud adapter

4.     plug in pedal

5.     music stand

6.     keyboard stand/table

7.     method book

8.     theory pages/handouts

9.     a place to keep piano folders


Written Assignments/Quizzes/Tests – 10% - Students will learn music theory each week/9 weeks/semester.  We will have music theory quizzes periodically. 


Assessments/Performances – 45% - Every other Friday, we will have a scales/skills assessment.  We will have individual piano performance grades on the opposite Fridays. 


Individual/Group Participation – 45% - Students will earn a weekly participation grade based on their appropriate participation throughout the week. 



Students & parents are responsible for any kind of damage, intentional or unintentional, to equipment.