Marigaie (pronounced Mary Gay) Slettedahl offers piano lessons in Auburn, Washington. She teaches children and adults. Her studio has
been open since 1986.
The following is from her studio policy and tells a bit about Marigaie's approach to the study of the piano.
The Goal -
-to develop each individual student's potential in musicianship, self-confidence through performance and an over-all
appreciation and understanding of many types
The Teacher -
-gives one 45 minute lesson weekly: a 30 minute private lesson combined with a 15 minute
musicianship lesson in the computer lab. The computer lab consists of a MIDI keyboard, COMPUTER and
SOFTWARE. The lab uses modern technology to teach and drill basic theory skills in a fun and exciting way. It will open
up new opportunities for ear training, improvement in sight-reading and overall musicianship while encouraging
experimentation in improvisation and composition.
-maintains personal growth in music organizations, workshops and study.
-encourages those students who are prepared to enter the Washington State Music Teachers Association (WSMTA)
auditions and other contests in the area.
-has a lending library to help students with music costs.
-has a minimum of 2 group classes per term and 2 recitals a year for performance experience.
(The group classes present an opportunity for learning and gaining experience in performance training, theory, ear
training, sight reading and ensemble playing. The classes will be divided according to age and music level. These
classes are a very important part of the program.
10606 SE 325th PL, Auburn, WA 98092 (253) 653-0990