The Pianist Program augments the training of students in 7th through 12th grades and prepares students for performing careers and further academic study. In addition to the instrumental music core and elective curriculum, the Pianist Program offers classes in solo performance training, piano skills and style topics, score and sight-reading, piano ensemble, and chamber music. The program’s state of the art digital pianos and concert instruments enable students to create music at the highest level. Students receive ample performance experience on and off campus, both solo and collaborative. Additionally, students work with an inspiring caliber of guest artists, university faculty and industry leaders regularly in the Piano Masterclass.