Apply the techniques and interpretive ideas discussed in your piano lesson to the masterclass stage, where you will receive constructive feedback from expert faculty and supportive colleagues. The masterclass format includes an assigned piano accompanist and provides an excellent avenue for students to enhance their performance skills and stage deportment.


Piano Drills

Instructor: Teresa Bowes
Recommended for: Piano students wanting to supplement and reinforce their private lesson curriculum and to prepare for RCM exam sessions
Class Time: Beginner Drills: Sundays, 10:00-11:00am Intermediate Drills: Sundays, 11:00am-12:00pm Advanced Drills: Sundays, 12:00-1:00pm
Semester Fee:
  • $105
  • $100
Class Description: In this class, students will build their ear training, note reading, and technical skills through fun activities and drills in the motivating peer environment of VAM’s digital piano lab. This class runs the first Sunday of every month from October - May and has a maximum of 13 students per level due to the number of digital pianos available. Beginners (RCM 1-3) Intermediate (RCM 4-7) Advanced (RCM 8-10)

Intermediate & Advanced Piano Masterclass

Instructor: Noel McRobbie
Recommended for: RCM 9+; Ages 14+