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Welcome To A New School Year

at The Lark’s Nest Music Studio!




Registration is Open Now

for the Academic Year 

September 14, 2021 - June 9, 2022


Live Virtual Instruction with Carol Banach, Musician and Music Educator 

with 35+ years of teaching experience. 

What's NEW This Year?

Enrolled students will be introduced to our Virtual Music Studio.  

In fact, there will be a separate Virtual Music Studio page created for each level! 

Following the numbers is a great way to do daily practice time. 

STARTING with clicking on the piano for the Warm-Up! 

The Lark’s Nest Virtual Music Studio (1)


Warm Up -  Click on the piano to warm up each time you play the piano!  There may be a special warm up for the whole studio or a specific one for each level.  

TNT - Weekly music fundamentals in technic n theory.  Designed to ignite a student's interest in building these superpowers in rhythm fun.  Props or instruments may be needed, smiles and stamina too!

WOW - Wild outstanding worksheets to grab students’ attention. It might be a page out of the student book, composing a piece or learning how to improvise, a coloring note-reading sheet, or even a listening escape game!

New Music -  Click on the TV to hear their teacher playing new repertoire for each level.  Students can play along and also hear music from other levels that may pique their interest.  The Music Library will be open and easily accessible, chock-full of supplemental repertoire and resources that students will love searching through, just like a real library!


'We're In This Together' -  Building community and connection is more important now than ever. 

This is one reason Carol is simply loving the opportunity that online group classes offer during these times of distance learning.  Many students thrive and are inspired by their peers in a group setting.  Students will also have one-one-one time with their teacher, utilizing Break-Out rooms on Zoom.  Each student's individual learning needs are important and they will be able to progress at their own pace.  We build community and connection, respect and support from all who are enrolled in our studio!

To foster community and connection, students are invited to share videos, pictures, worksheets of their music-making and learning successes by uploading recordings, pictures, and videos to the studio folder.  These accomplishments will be shared at recital time!






Students will collaborate in creating a Virtual Concert Hall for the Fall, Winter and Spring quarters, adding music recordings, art, compositions, etc. of their own, if they so choose.  They may even enjoy creating their own 'bitmoji' to interact with others in the Concert Hall.


Everyone loves participating in this creative endeavor! 

Here was our Halloween Concert Hall 2020!

Students may take advantage of the wealth of resources in the Virtual Music Studio at any time and as often as they would enjoy during the week.  Or not at all, as it is not a requirement.  However, making a discipline of playing the piano daily ensures even greater success!  Plus the material will also be reinforced in the weekly lesson or class.

Ready to Enroll?

Registration Dates & Deadlines

  • September 7th - Open Enrollment for The Lark’s Nest Music Studio

  • September 14th - Lessons/Classes begin and Tuition due!

  • Enrollment is open throughout the academic year and is subject to space available on the schedule.


New Students - The first step is to share a bit about yourself and express your interest in enrollment

via email to Carol at  After our initial correspondence, we will schedule a

Meet The Teacher Zoom visit or a visit to a Piano Class session and determine if The Lark's Nest Music Studio is a good fit for you!

If you have not received a reply in 24 hours, please check your spam folder or re-send your request.

All New and Returning Students - Complete these 4 steps:  


1.  Check the Studio Schedule for open classes or lesson times. 

More times/days/classes may become available depending on interest.  As of 10/5/21, here are the open times:


 7:15 AM

 7:45 AM

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

 1:30 PM

 2:00 PM

 2:30 PM


 7:15 AM

 7:45 AM

10:00 AM     Piano Party! for Preschoolers Group Class 1 - signup for a new class starting in October!

11:00 AM     Piano Party! for Preschoolers Group Class 2 - signup for a new class starting in October!

 3:00 PM

 4:30 PM

 6:30 PM      

2.  Registration - Preschooler   Youth   Adult

Please fill out a registration form for each student and be as detailed as possible.  Let me know if you have any questions or need more room for your answers.  Include your preferred or requested lesson time, if applicable.

3.   Music Studio Policies and Enrollment Agreement   

Read thoroughly as some policies have changed due to this completely virtual platform.  Continue scrolling to the bottom and be sure to sign your name!

4.   Tuition 

This document gives you all the information you need to make your first tuition payment, and continued monthly payments for the academic year September through June.  1/2-year and full-year payments are also welcomed and make it possible to take one more thing off your 'things to remember to do' list!

Do you ever wonder what your tuition payments cover?  Here is an interesting and detailed explanation!

5.  Schedule a ZOOM VISIT with me prior to your first lesson! 

We will establish what you need and provide updates and tutorials to make your online learning experience successful.

Once these five steps for enrollment have been completed:

  • your lesson or class time will be added to the Studio Schedule

  • you will receive a Studio Calendar including holidays and all-studio special events

  • you will receive a list of how to prepare for your first lesson or class.



Thank you for joining The Lark's Nest Music Studio Family

and helping to keep the music arts alive! 

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