Italian language and piano course

LEARN THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE THROUGH THE WONDERFUL MUSIC WORLD

BASIC COURSE – FOR CHILDREN 5 YEARS AND UP

DEDICATED TO: Those who have no notion of music and approach to the instrument. Beginners.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: None

DURATION: From one to four years (depends what is the student goal)

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM:

PIANO: Simple and intermediate instrumental techniques. Scales. Music reading. Studies of different musical styles. Rhythmic Studies. Accompaniment. Research and development of the sound. Theory and music solfeggio. Rhythmic Music theory, spoken and sung. Ear-training.

HARMONY: Intervals and Chords.

LIVE PERFORMANCE: Recital, live shows during the school year.

GOALS: Play and sing for personal pleasure, and with practice play for friends and with friends. Playing pop songs of favorite music score, reading music score with notes and chords , or lyrics with chords or just musical notes score. To provide students with the technical knowledge of the instrumental and basic music theory for the preparation of playing the piano in modern and classical music style. Bringing the student to the intermediate level that allows to take the first musical experiences such as playing live.

SCHEDULE:

  • OPTION 1: twice a week – half an hour lesson (4 hours a month)
  • OPTION 2: INTENSIVE COURSE 6 hours a month

Classes are scheduled with the teacher, please email Morena at: [email protected]

TUITION – OPTION 1 (4 hours a month) $175 per month OPTION 2 (6 hours a month) $275 per month

You must be a member of Casa Italiana di Las Vegas to enroll

INTERMEDIATE COURSE

DEDICATED TO: Amateurs who know how to read music but who are not very experienced or vice versa.

Who do not know about music reading, but if they are very good playing self taught, and obviously those

who have knowledge the knowledge of the basic course . Medium / advanced level students.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Audition required

DURATION: Three years if you want to progress to the Advanced Course.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM:

PIANO: Simple and advanced instrumental techniques, scales, first sight reading, studies of different musical styles. Rhythmic studies, accompaniment, improvisation, research and development of the sound and touch.

THEORY AND SOLFEGGIO: Musical theory, music reading, rhythmic solfeggio, spoken and sung, ear training.

MUSIC LAB: Build a repertoire, studies of interpretation of different genres and styles,. Live Performance during school year.

GOALS: At the end of this course, you will become a real musician. Great knowledge the piano, theory, and music reading to make music your hobby or a profession. Piano Exams.

SCHEDULE:

  • OPTION 1: twice a week – half an hour lesson (4 hours a month)
  • OPTION 2: INTENSIVE COURSE 6 hours a month

Classes are scheduled with the teacher, please email Morena at: [email protected]

TUITION – OPTION 1 (4 hours a month) $175 per month OPTION 2 (6 hours a month) $275 per month

You must be a member of Casa Italiana di Las Vegas to enroll

ADVANCED COURSE

DEDICATED TO: To those who have musical knowledge and play the piano as a professional piano player. Medium or advanced level students.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Mandatory Preliminary Audition.

DURATION: Three years, 320 hours a year. Mandatory attendance.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM:

PIANO: Simple and advanced instrumental techniques, scales, first sight reading, studies of different musical styles, rhythmic studies, accompaniment, improvisation, research and development of touch and sound. Piano interpretation.

HISTORY OF MUSIC: Study of different genres and composers from the origins to the present, forms, listening and music analysis.

LIVE PERFORMANCES: Performances will be schedule and done during the school year.

GOALS: Become a real pianist. The Advanced Course ’s goals are for those who already possess basic and intermediate techniques and intends to develop to achieve a high level of knowledge , to make a professional career in the music’s world. Exams.

SCHEDULE:

  • OPTION 1: twice a week – half an hour lesson (4 hours a month)
  • OPTION 2: INTENSIVE COURSE 6 hours a month

Classes are scheduled with the teacher, please email Morena at: [email protected]

TUITION – OPTION 1 (4 hours a month) $175 per month OPTION 2 (6 hours a month) $275 per month

You must be a member of Casa Italiana di Las Vegas to enroll

YOUR TEACHER

Morena Ferrari Hill was born in Livorno, Tuscany, on April 18, 1964. She was 3 1/2yrs old when she walked on a stage for the first time and she grew up performing: playing the piano, singing, acting and dancing. Morena participates in several singing competitions and won many trophies. She started her formal music education at the Conservatory “Pietro Mascagni” of Livorno in 1969 and graduated in 1988 in Cosenza at the “Stanislao Giacomoantonio” under Carlo Dominici, one of the last students of the great Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli. Under his leadership she specializes in piano performance at Offida ,before her graduation, and under the great supervision of the Maestro Michelangeli. Morena started giving piano and singing lessons at the young age of fifteen and in the meantime she joined several music groups, playing different music styles. In 1982 she opened her own Music Studio called A.R.C.A. From this experience she gained lots of professional admirations through the successes of her students. In 1989 Morena signed a big contract with a very famous music group and performed on various cruise ships for three years. On the ship she met Charles, the love of her life and husband. Together they moved to Italy, settling in Livorno, where she played with several music groups and tough piano. Morena and her family moved to France where Charles was hired at The Casino Royal in Mandelieu-La Napoule. In 1991 she gave birth to their daughter Electra in Cannes. In 1994 the Hill family moved to Las Vegas. Morena then started teaching and performing music, Charles found work at Bally’s Hotel & Casino. Morena found a new love, the art of Concierge. She took a position at the Venetian / Palazzo Resort & Casino for eleven years. Morena loves Vegas’s social life but most of all she loves spending time with her family and her dear friends.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The CILV reserves the right to cancel or rearrange classes for any compelling reason. If CILV cancels a course, students can transfer to a different course or receive a full refund. Approvals for transfers will be based on course and space availability. If the student requests a change of class after the second lesson, a $15 processing fee for change of registration will be applied. Lessons missed are not prorated or refunded and no makeup lesson is offered for classes missed by the student. The CILV will not refund any cancellation by student’s request. Exceptions will be considered on a case by case basis.