2021 Piano Lessons

Planning for a safe return to lessons is underway. Registration opening for 2021 lessons. Please call or email to ensure a spot for your child/ren for future reopening.

After a long year during the pandemic, I am hopeful for a reopening plan that will allow for in person lessons again. It will be so wonderful to meet each other at the piano to learn and play together. If you are interested in signing your child/ren up for lessons I may have some openings. Please call or email thepianobench@yahoo.ca

Opening Soon: Piano Lessons Fall 2019

Excepting registration for the 2019/2020 sessions. Register early to ensure a spot.

We have returned from our adventures at sea and are busy settling back in Peterborough. I am very excited to be opening the studio to many of my previous students and welcoming new students. There are lots of transformations happening here with the beginnings of a new studio and I am eager to play, learn and teach again at the piano bench.

If you are interested in registering your child for a spot in the fall, please contact me at thepianobench@yahoo.ca

Registration 2017/2018

Registration is open for the 2017/2018 school year. Limited spaces so register early.

Contact thepianobench@yahoo.ca

Group Lessons in Fall 2015

For those looking to begin lessons at The Piano Bench, there are a few spots still available in group lessons. These lessons are limited to 3 students. Register today to guarantee a spot for your child.

Group Lessons

Group lessons are beginning Fall 2014! The dynamics of group lessons are fun and encouraging. Each student will have their own piano to play with learning tools such as activity books, flash cards, drawing board, and small instruments integrated into lessons when appropriate. The bulk of each lesson will consist of playing piano as a group. To ensure positive and productive group experience, groups are limited to 3 students. These unique lessons offer a great opportunity for students to engage in music as an ensemble and yet learn to play as a solo musician.

Group lessons are 45 minutes and offer a more affordable alternative to private lessons.

Benefits of Music Education

The Royal Conservatory of Music has just published an article that highlights new research on the benefits of music education and it’s impact on a child’s development.

Click here for a link to the article.

New Program: Musical Beginnings

Children are animated with song and dance at an early age. This program honours that creative spirit and guides children through the fundamentals of music education in a celebratory and professional learning environment. Drawing on influences from Dalcroze Eurhythmics and the Orff Approach, this program is designed to introduce children to musical concepts through the use of spoken rhymes and poems, movement activities, and creative play with percussion instruments (rhythm sticks, xylophones, metallophones, glockenspiels, etc.). Rhythmic and melodic awareness is enhanced within this whole learning experience and offers children a fun and practical introduction into their musical lives.

This program is a great opportunity to prepare children for future instumental lessons.

* This program is designed for children ages 4 to 6. There may be an opportunity for younger or older children to join this group. Please contact The Piano Bench if you are interested.

Classes are limited to 5 students. Sessions are 45 minutes.
Stay posted for upcoming sessions!

“Public Energy Presents Emergency #19”

Come see this exciting show of new performance by local artists, including Alli Pfaff – Teacher/Administrator of The Piano Bench.

Emergency #19

March 30 – April 1st at Market Hall