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Piano Study

Why you should study piano at ASTATE

Personal attention in a caring environment

The only school in the state to offer the Master of Music in Performance and Pedagogy and the Master of Music in Collaborative Piano.

Scholarships available for piano majors

Graduate Assistantships available

Dr. Lauren Schack Clark is active as a performer as well as a teacher.

Many performance opportunities, from studio classes to recitals to local competitions

Piano majors have the opportunity to perform a solo recital every year

Piano Pedagogy classes involve hands-on, practical training with students teaching in lab classes and building skills through experience, observation, and coaching from the instructor.

New Pianos in many practice rooms

Excellent Steinway D pianos in both major performance spaces

Proximity to Memphis (just over 1 hour drive to hear the Memphis Symphony)

New Allen organ at Riceland Hall

Student chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)

Frequent guest artists and master clinicians

Click here to see a list of recent guests.