10691 Cross Creek Blvd Tampa, FL 33647
(813) 994-2452

Programs of Study

The Programs of Study at our All-Yamaha School 2,500 sq. ft. facility offer a combination of private and group instructions. Students of all ages and abilities receive a well-rounded music education. Prospective students are placed in the Program of Study appropriate for them after an initial free interview with the Academy’s founder and Executive Director Dr. Judith Jain.

In addition to the introduction to Classical music, students may also be exposed to Jazz, Hymns, Bollywood, and other types of repertoire. Students who qualify may enroll in the Music Development Program; an internationally recognized examination program with graded levels, which covers all aspects of music learning. 

Group Music Class for babies and toddlers (birth through 4 years old) accompanied by a parent or guardian.

45 min. group classes for students in VPK and Kinder. Concepts include rhythm, ear training, music notation and piano pieces.

A piano lesson in which both student and parent engage in piano learning. 30 min. long weekly lesson for students 5 years old.

For students first grade through high school. 30 min. weekly private lesson + 60 min. biweekly group class.

For students first grade through high school. 45 min. weekly private lesson + 60 min. biweekly group class.

For students first grade through high school. 60 min. weekly private lesson + 60 min. biweekly group class.

For students 18 years and older. 30 min. weekly private lesson + 60 min. group class four times during the Academic Year.

For students 18 years and older. 45 min. weekly private lesson + 60 min. group class four times during the Academic Year.

For students 18 years and older. Group class piano for beginner adults in our Clavinova Piano Lab. Meets 60 min. weekly.

It is never too late to learn how to play the piano. Recreational group piano lessons for Senior Citizens meets for 50 min. weekly.

Program Details

The different programs of study at New Tampa Piano and Pedagogy Academy offer a combination of private lessons and group classes, which make possible an approach to piano studies which includes all different elements of music learning.
Benefits of Private Lessons:
  • Customized attention fit to each student's needs
  • Ability to go at your own pace
  • Ample opportunities to ask questions
Benefits of Group Classes:
  • Learning piano doesn't have to be a lonely experience
  • Students learn best from their peers
  • Students will have the opportunity to play duets and other chamber music
  • Students learn communication skills (musically and verbally)
  • Helps prevent and overcome performance anxiety
  • "Peer pressure" motivates practicing at home
Private Lesson Components
  • Warm ups and Technique
  • Music Reading and Sight Reading
  • Ear Training
  • Pieces of  Music
  • Music Theory
  • Composition and Improvisation
  • Rhythmic and other Musical Concepts
Group Lessons Components
  • Solo Performance
  • Duet and Trio Performances
  • Rhythmic Development
  • Introduction and Review of Musical Concepts
  • Music Appreciation
  • Practice Skills
  • Performance Skills
  • Repertoire
  • Music Theory and Analysis
  • Composition and Improvisation
  • Piano Technique
  • Ear Training

Calendar 2021-2022

Tuesday, August 10th School year begins. First day of classes.
Monday, September 6th Labor Day – No classes.
Wednesday, October 20th – Friday, October 22nd Instructor’s Continuing Education Training – No classes.
Tuesday, November 23rd – Sunday, November 28th Thanksgiving Break – No classes.
Friday, December 17th Last day of classes in 2021
Saturday, December 18th and Sunday, December 19th Winter Student Recital Series -No classes.
Monday, December 20th – Saturday, January 1st Winter Break – No classes.
Sunday, January 2nd, 2022 Classes resume.
Tuesday, February 8th All-Faculty Recital – No classes.
Sunday, March 13th – Friday, March 18th Spring Break – No classes.
Monday, May 30th Memorial Day – No classes.
Saturday, June 11th and Sunday, June 12th Spring Student Recital Series - No classes.
Monday, June 20th Last day of classes for regular Academic Year.
Tuesday, June 21st – Monday, July 4th Summer Break – No classes.
Tuesday, July 5th Summer session starts for current students.
Monday, August 8th Last day of summer session.
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 School year begins. First day of regular classes.

Performance and Examinations

Our programs add to your child’s academic excellence and well rounded education:
Exams are held twice a year. Students receive a grade, certificate and written feedback from professionally trained adjudicators.
  • Student Recitals
Student recitals are held twice a year, in the months of December and June.
  • College Recording Preparation
As our students approach college, our faculty may help students prepare repertoire to be recorded or performed live as part of their college package material, or as audition pieces if applying for a music degree. 


Summer Programs

Summer Programs are filled with age and level-appropriate activities, designed to spark interest and challenge the musical imagination in students.

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