CKS is committed to keeping our students and staff safe and healthy. Keyboards are sanitized after each lesson, hand sanitizer is available, and HEPA Air Cleaners are on both floors of the studio. Any students taking in person lessons are required to wear masks until further notice. Our waiting areas are temporarily closed to minimize the number of people in the studio. Online lessons are available for students with health issues who need more isolation at this time.
What to Expect
At Contemporary Keyboard Studios, we are dedicated to providing a solid foundation for anyone who loves music and would like to achieve excellence in musicianship.
Contemporary Keyboard Studios will work with beginning, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages and abilities in keyboard and voice. After-school and evening classes are offered daily. Some morning times are available. Weekday individual and senior group classes can be arranged.
NEW BEGINNER CLASSES
Thursdays 4:30-5:30 PM Ages 7-9
Instructor - David Maley
April 6-10, 2020 Spring Break
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day
Pre-Festival Concert At The Jefferson Retirement Home - February 29, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Spring Festival (NVMTA - Frost MS) - March 20th & 21st, 2020 - Fee - TBA
National Guild Evaluations - May - Details TBA
CKS Jazz Festival/Spring Festival for New Students - Usually early June - Details TBA
Spring Recitals - Youth - Thursday, June 11th, 2020 - 6:00 & 7:30
Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 - 6:00 & & 7:30
Adults - July 2020 - Details TBA
2020 Summer Camp Schedule
Musical Adventures Camp
§ Designed specifically for ages 3-9
- Camps have a specific theme
- All ages receive keyboard instruction
"Under the Sea"
July 20-24, 2020
Songs, stories, and musical activities about the sea including a pirate treasure hunt!
Musical Composition Camp
New for 2020!
August 10-14, 2020
Designed for ages 9-teen – Prior keyboard experience is required
Techniques and opportunities to create and compose music. Discussions of rhythm, melody, musical form, harmonization of melodies, and improvisation as a tool towards writing your own piece.
Guest clinician Alice Boyars
Keyboard Camp for Kids
§ Designed specifically for ages 5-13
- No specific theme
- A variety of music is selected
August 17-21, 2020
9:30 – 11:30
Student Activities Include:
§ Keyboard instruction
- Jazz improvisation
- Music crafts
- Ear training
- Music computer games