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If you've always wanted to learn piano, here's the perfect place to get started!
Our expert, professional teachers lead small group classes through the basics of piano in our electronic music studio. You'll learn how to read music, the fundamentals of keyboard technique, basic rhythms, all twelve scales and their key signatures, and basic chords. Each week, we'll learn simple pieces, getting progressively more challenging over the course of the class. Class size is limited to seven.
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Samantha Angstman is a pianist based in Kensington, Brooklyn. She is especially interested in 20th-century American piano music, particularly music by women composers such as Ruth Crawford Seeger, Vivian Fine and Louise Talma. Her most current project is a program of homages by American composers paired with the music they are inspired by: Fine’s Momenti paired with Schubert’s Moments Musicaux, Irving Fine's (no relation to Vivian!) Homage à Mozart paired with Mozart’s C minor Fantasy and Sonata, and Copland’s Night T ...
Samantha Angstman is a pianist based in Kensington, Brooklyn. She is especially interested in 20th-century American piano music, particularly music by women composers such as Ruth Crawford Seeger, Vivian Fine and Louise Talma. Her most current project is a program of homages by American composers paired with the music they are inspired by: Fine’s Momenti paired with Schubert’s Moments Musicaux, Irving Fine's (no relation to Vivian!) Homage à Mozart paired with Mozart’s C minor Fantasy and Sonata, and Copland’s Night Thoughts (Homage to Ives) paired with Ives’ Three-Page Sonata. Sammy also enjoys performing as a duo with cellist Alison Rowe — this year they are exploring Shostakovich and Schnittke cello sonatas as well as works by Virgil Thomson and Lowell Liebermann.
Sammy is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance at Stony Brook University, where she earned her Master’s degree in 2015. She is a student of Gilbert Kalish and Christina Dahl, and over the past 5 years at Stony Brook has been a recipient of the Staller Scholar Award and has served the music department in a variety of roles as a teaching assistant, teaching undergraduate-level applied piano, keyboard skills, and musicianship and acting as coordinator of the graduate music department’s annual Piano Project. As a chamber musician and collaborative pianist, Sammy has had coachings with many of the faculty at Stony Brook, including members of the Emerson String Quartet. In addition to her studies at Stony Brook, Sammy works as the organist and choir director at the Caroline Church in East Setauket and maintains teaching studios in Brooklyn and Stony Brook.
Prior to her graduate studies at Stony Brook, Sammy earned her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the New England Conservatory of Music, where she was a student of Bruce Brubaker. Sammy is a native of Williston, VT, and started taking piano lessons when she was seven, eventually studying classical piano with Paul Orgel and jazz piano with Tom Cleary. She has fond memories of her musical upbringing in Vermont and hopes to return regularly to perform in the Burlington area.
Group Keyboard (Beginner)
Group Keyboard (Intermediate)
Mini Piano Institute — Week 1 / Ages 5-7
Young Pianists' Workshop / Ages 8-16
Mini Piano Institute — Week 2 / Ages 5-7
The Sounds of Music / Ages 6-11
Luke Marantz is a New York City based pianist and composer from Texas. Born to a musical family, his studies began at an early age with piano, voice, saxophone and visual art. A graduate of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, Marantz was awarded multiple national jazz awards during his time there including seventeen Downbeat SMA awards which led to him being featured in the publication three times.
His studies were continued at the New England Conservatory of Music from which he graduated in 2013. During his time there Marant ...
His studies were continued at the New England Conservatory of Music from which he graduated in 2013. During his time there Marantz had the opportunity to work with, among others, Fred Hersch, Jason Moran and Veronica Jochum.
During his young career, Luke has performed with the likes of Jeff “Tain” Watts, Dave Liebman, George Garzone, Tierney Sutton, Ingrid Jensen, Antonio Hart and many others. He has been featured as a sideman on the recordings of trumpeters Jason Palmer and Billy Buss as well as saxophonists Matt Marantz and Gianni Gagliardi alongside musicians such as Dayna Stephens, Gilad Hekselman and Walter Smith III. He has also co-led multiple recordings including joint projects with his brother, Matt Marantz, and their band “The Primary Colors”. His debut solo piano record is scheduled for release in the summer of 2017.
Marantz has performed across the country and internationally at such venues as the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, New England’s Jordan hall, the Panama Jazz Festival, the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, the Vail Jazz Festival, the International Association of Jazz Educators Conference and the Boston Jazz Week Festival.
For more info visit www.lukemarantz.com.