The goal of NPL is to help all students develop their music talent to the maximum. Dr. Stacy Li applies a well-rounded approach that covers all different elements of piano learning. All lessons at NPL are tailored to each kid's musical background, study goal, and learning pace.
For beginners: starting from 7 years old
For mini-beginners: staring from 4-6 years old
Correct piano posture — this is the foundation to all the levels;
Techniques fundamentals: finger positions, wrist,how to relax, body motion,etc.
Music memorization: benefit brain development in youth and decelerates its deterioration with age.
Music reading: staff, clefs, note names, rhythms, key signature, and dynamic marks, etc.
Music Analysis --- help them understand the music they are playing or hearing more deeply. To prepare state theory exam or other exams. (Please see the Exam section for details).
Sight reading --- to train them to learn the new pieces more easily and quickly.
Each student at NPL receives a 24/7 personalized practice video (very specific on the practicing points) after each lesson. Parents and students don’t have to worry about forgetting lesson content anymore!
Each student at NPL has many performance opportunities including recitals, festivals, and competitions throughout the year.
As a Steinway Educational Partner, each NPL student has at least two formal recitals throughout a school year.They include, but are not limited to, NPL Performance Exam, MTNA-Sponsored Festivals, Prague Summer Piano Festival, and nation-wide competitions.