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Enroll now in the ASU Piano Prep Program

Sign up now for the ASU Piano Prep/Conservatory program April 11 and May 9, 9 a.m. – noon on the ASU Tempe campus.

Photo by Tim Trumble

March 23, 2009

The ASU Piano Prep/Conservatory Program

The ASU Piano Prep/Conservatory Program at the Herberger College School of Music offers the finest piano instruction to elementary through high school children in a creative and highly motivating learning environment.

Since its inception in 1988, the program has provided opportunities for excellent musical instruction from experienced model teachers and highly selected ASU graduate students. Jan Meyer Thompson, founding director and professor of music, coordinates the program, linking teachers and its students with university piano pedagogy courses in a lab-school setting.

Piano Prep/Conservatory Program students enjoy a well-planned and varied curriculum emphasizing the development of musicianship skills through individual and group piano study. School of Music piano studios, digital piano labs and recital halls provide the finest facilities for instruction and performance. For more information, visit the Piano Prep Web site at:

ASU Herberger College School of Music, room W255, 40 E. Gammage Parkway, Tempe, AZ

April 11 and May 9, 9 a.m. – noon

Tuition for the 2009–10 academic year can be paid in multiple installments and is $1,304 for Piano Preparatory or $1,655 for Piano Conservatory.

Public Contact
Jan Meyer Thompson
Music professor 
and Piano Prep Program director

The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is ranked 19th in the country and eighth among public institutions by U.S.News & World Report. More than 100 music faculty artists and scholars work with approximately 800 music majors each year in research, performance and scholarly activities. It presents approximately 700 concerts and recitals each year. To learn more about the School of Music, visit

Media Contact:
Catherine Bickell
ASU Herberger College 
School of Music