Enrollment open for Centenary Piano Preparatory Program

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College’s Hurley School of Music announces enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year of the Centenary Piano Preparatory Program (CPPP). The CPPP offers lessons for students ages five to 18 and includes the opportunity for group piano theory classes. New students should register by August 19 and pay tuition by August 31. Fall semester classes begin September 4.

Students enroll for one 15-week semester at a time, and have the opportunity to participate in local piano festivals and give group recitals in the Anderson Auditorium at the College’s Hurley School of Music. The group piano theory classes help students become more knowledgeable and proficient in music theory, including note reading, music terminology, sight reading, ear training, scales, chords, and duet and ensemble playing.

The CPPP has two teaching studios. Natasha Miller, a graduate of Arkhangelsk Pedagogical College in Russia and the holder of a certificate in Piano Pedagogy from Stephen F. Austin University, is the Director of the Program. Program instructor and Centenary alumna Cara Lamb was the holder of the Hurley School of Music’s highest honor, the Mary C. White Scholarship, and was the winner of the 2012 Monroe Symphony League Emerging Artists competition.

Tuition for the fall and spring semesters ranges from $450 for a 30-minute lesson to $900 for an hour lesson. The program also includes a four week May session, the tuition for which serves as an enrollment deposit and ranges from $120 to $240.

To enroll, call the Hurley School of Music at 318.869.5235 or email music@centenary.edu. Tuition may be paid online at centenary.edu/pianopreppayment or by check or cash at the Hurley School of music, 2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, LA 71104. Check payments may also be mailed to the Hurley School of Music. Registration and tuition payments for new students should be completed by August 19.

For more information about placement in the Centenary Piano Preparatory Program, please contact Natasha Miller at 318.771.1909.