• Piano Learning Center

    Piano Learning Center is the private piano teaching studio of Christine Wilson Kissack in southern Maine offering experienced piano instruction and performance opportunities to

    school age students.

  • New Students

    Piano Learning Center students benefit from a well-balanced program of musical activities designed to strengthen theory and keyboard knowledge while developing creative and performance skills. Group lessons and recitals are offered each term and provide frequent performance opportunities. The group lesson environment promotes broader understanding and increased motivation not to mention the fun of learning with new friends! Scheduled performances provide goals to strive for and encourage students to share their music with others.

     

    This comprehensive approach provides Piano Learning Center students with a solid musical foundation upon which to build a lifetime of music making.

  • About Christine Kissack

    • Maine native and sole proprietor of Piano Learning Center in Falmouth, ME
    • Teaches courses in piano pedagogy at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham, ME
    • 30+ years of professional piano teaching experience with school age students
    • Teaches beginner, intermediate and advanced levels in private and group settings
    • Many students have continued piano study at the university level
    • BA in piano performance from Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH
    • Master of Music in piano pedagogy from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX
    • National winner of the D. H. Baldwin Teaching Fellowship Award recognizing excellence in piano teaching
    • Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) by the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)
    • Service to MTNA on the state, division and national levels
    • MTNA Foundation Fellow for distinguished service to the music teaching community
    • Judges piano competitions and student evaluations 
    • Presents workshops on piano pedagogy to teachers 
    • Faculty member at Plymouth State University’s annual Piano Monster Festivals
  • Calendar

    Winter Term 2018-19

    December 3, 2018

    Regular piano lessons begin

     

    December 21

    Last day of lessons before the holidays

     

    12/22/18 – 1/2/19

    Holiday Break – no regular lessons

     

    Thursday, January 3

    Lessons resume

     

    Monday, January 21 - Martin Luther King Day

    No piano lessons today

     

    Monday, January 28

    Monday students have regular lessons today

     

    January 29 – February 1

    Group Lesson Week & Make Up Lessons

                                                

    Only Monday students have regular private

    lessons this week. Group Lesson dates and times TBA.

                                                 

    Please contact me to schedule make up lessons.

     

    Friday, February 8

    PLC Rehearsal: 4:00-6:00 pm                                          

    Freeport Community Center

    53 Depot Street

    Freeport, ME

     

    Saturday, February 9

    PLC Recital: 3:00 pm

    Freeport Community Center

    53 Depot Street

    Freeport, ME

                            

    February 18-22

    February School Vacation

    No regular lessons

        

    Wednesday, March 6

    Last day of Winter term

    Wednesday students have regular lessons today

     

    Thursday & Friday, March 7 & 8

    No piano lessons

    Christine is away

     

    Monday, March 11

    First day of 2019 Spring Term

     

     

    SPRING TERM 2019

    March 11 - June 3, 2019

     

     

    Monday, March 11

    First day of 2019 Spring Term

                                                         

    April 15-19

    April School Vacation

    No regular lessons this week

    Make up lessons only

     

    Monday-Friday, May 6-10         

    Group Lessons & Make Up Lessons only

    Group Lesson dates and times TBA

    Please contact me to schedule make up lessons

     

    Saturday, May 18

    PLC Rehearsal: 9:00 am-Noon

    Corthell Hall

    University of Southern Maine

    37 College Avenue

    Gorham, ME

     

    Sunday, May 19

    PLC Recital: 3:00 pm

    Corthell Hall

    University of Southern Maine

    37 College Avenue

    Gorham, ME

     

    Monday, May 27

    Memorial Day

    No regular lessons today

     

    Monday, June 3

    Last day of Spring Term

    Monday students have their last lessons today

     

    Tuesday-Wednesday, June 4-5

    Makeup lesson days

     

    Happy Summer!

  • Swap List

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  • Contact

    400 US Route One North, Suite A
    Falmouth ME 04105