Crescendo for Piano & Strings

Enhancement Opportunity for Individual Instruction and Suzuki Talent Education Piano and String Students

Italian for “growing,” Crescendo encourages and promotes students’ growth at all stages of musical development.

The program aims to develop well-rounded musicians, recognize students’ progress and set benchmarks for the advancement of musical skills.

Crescendo is a year-long program, September through June. Summer program also available.

The program guides students through graded levels of repertoire, theory questions, and technical work. Crescendo also encourages development of musicianship, motivates students by tracking and rewarding progress, develops performance skills, provides an opportunity outside of the private studio for professional feedback, and helps develop the student into a well-rounded musician.

Student benefits include: Crescendo Labs, Juries, Gala Recitals, Award Ceremonies, and Play-a-Thons.

Preparatory Level through Artist Diploma: $120 per year

Pilot Track for Adult Students: $62 per year

Summer Crescendo: $60

Student holding a trophy


Piano students contact Irina Elkina, Crescendo for Piano Coordinator
Strings students contact Rebecca Jacobson, Crescendo for Strings Coordinator

Performance Opportunities

Fall: Sunday, November 14, 2021

Spring: Sunday, May 1, 2022

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Crescendo Student Resources

Summer Classes and Performance Opportunities

  • June 15th, 5:00PM. We will launch the Crescendo Summer session with the Play-a-Thon/Lab/Performance class session outside of MacPhail on the lawn. There will be a painted piano to play!
  • July 13th, 5:00PMZoom Performance Class

Summer Juries

  • Aug.10th and 17thJuries will be administered online and in-person. In case of scheduling problem juries will be adjusted to the students’ schedules.

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