Offering a musical interlude in the Monadnock region of southern New Hampshire

Sunday, June 15 until Sunday, June 22, 2014

"It is difficult—no, impossible—to describe the joy of this week to anyone!

Nothing compares to a week at Piano'Scape." JF, New York


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Lectures and Classes

Piano'Scape offers adult piano students an opportunity to study and further their musical skills. It is open to all adults, from beginner to advanced levels, who enjoy sharing their love of piano playing and music. Piano'Scape includes:

  • Private Lessons
  • Given daily with either one or any combination of
  • our three teachers
  • Composition
  • Theory and Chord Structure
  • Musicianship
  • Memorization, Technique, Practice Tips, Overcoming
  • Performance Anxiety, Improvisation
  • Unlimited Practice Time
  • Classical Ensemble and Duet Playing
  • Open Jam Sessions
  • Student Salons (small groups)
  • Faculty Recital
  • Student Recital (optional but encouraged)

Faculty

Cathy Campbell (classical), Bob Rodriguez (contemporary jazz), and Bob Pettegrew (traditional stride/swing).
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Tuition and fees

  • Resident students      $1,610
  • Local day students    $1,285

Lodging and Meals

Private single rooms within suites with baths—bed linens, one blanket, pillow and towels are provided. Three meals per day Monday through Saturday. A welcoming reception dinner on Sunday, June 15th, a last-night dinner party at the home of Hope and Bob Pettegrew on the 21st, and the farewell breakfast on the 22nd.

NOTE: A non-student (spouse/companion) sharing a room pays a lodging and meals fee of $85 per day. Included in the fee are bed linens, pillow, towels and one blanket.

Houses

If an out-of-town student elects to stay off campus, that person may do so at his/her own expense in addition to the Resident Student's fee.

Location and Directions

As is seen in the photograph above, Piano'Scape takes place at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire, 1½ hours from Boston and about 4 hours from New York City.

The closest airport is Manchester, NH and is serviced by US Airways, Southwest, United, Continental, and Northwest. Boston's Logan Airport and Hartford's Bradley Airport are serviced by virtually all airlines. Car rentals are also available at all airports. There will be a pick-up/drop-off service provided by Piano'Scape staff at the Manchester Airport only, for a one-way fee of $10.

Registration will take place on Sunday, June 15th from 2:00 until 4:30 PM at Franklin Pierce University. Departure will be after breakfast on Sunday, June 22nd. A packet with more information about the week will be given to you at registration on the 15th.