Instrumental & Vocal Department

Diller-Quaile offers a program of piano study for the early beginner through the advanced high school student, beginning at age five or older. The inclusive philosophy of Angela Diller and Elizabeth Quaile, as well as various piano pedagogies, informs an approach that assures teaching tailored to the needs of the individual student, with a strong emphasis on building confident solo performing, fluent music reading, and skillful ensemble participation.

 

Suzuki Group Classes

Students play their shared repertoire in a motivating social environment that reinforces work done in lessons; they also hear pieces soon to be studied. Additionally, opportunities to play solos in class help students gain confidence as performers. Suzuki Group Classes are organized according to playing level.

Beginners Thursday 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Books I-II Monday 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Books III-IV Thursday 3:45-4:30 p.m.

 

Piano Repertoire Class

Advanced pianists focus on the interpretation and performance of works from the standard literature. Students are coached on solo repertoire and learn from observing the work of fellow students. Repertoire Class provides a venue for students to perform each week and to discuss the various stylistic periods, genres, and performance practices relevant to their repertoire.

Tuesday 7:00-8:00 p.m.

 

Class Instruction for Beginners – Piano

Advanced pianists focus on the interpretation and performance of works from the standard literature. Students are coached on solo repertoire and learn from observing the work of fellow students. Repertoire Class provides a venue for students to perform each week and to discuss the various stylistic periods, genres, and performance practices relevant to their repertoire.

Monday 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Monday 3:00-3:45 p.m.
Monday 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Friday 11:00-11:45 p.m.
Saturday 9:30-10:15 a.m.
Saturday 10:15-11:00 a.m.

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To inquire about enrolling in lessons or classes, please contact 212-369-1484, ext. 26 or lessons@diller-quaile.org.

TUITION RATES FOR 2016-2017 (30-WEEK PROGRAM)

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