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Golden Key Paino School’s September 2022 Newsletter

Dear Manhattan Piano Academy Community,

We are excited to start another school year with you. Please see our September news below.

1. Calendar

Please mark your calendar for our school recital and rehearsals this year. Make sure to attend as many informal performances as you can. We will most likely add a master class to the calendar later this year.

The calendar is now available on our website here.

2. How to use the makeup link 

We are glad to see that our new makeup system is working well and the

Google doc makeup schedule is getting booked.

Kindly only fill in the last column of the table with your student name.

Everything else is filled in by us.

Thank you for helping us make the makeup situation a smooth experience for everyone.

3. Performance Day Zoom Link

Our informal performance day on Zoom will be on Tuesday September 13th at 6.00pm EST.

Meeting ID: 878 1453 2022

Password: 720817

We are looking forward to our next informal performance day so please mark your calendar and keep up with your practice

4. Solfeggio Class

This 30 min online class is specially good for those students who need more help with their theory and scale playing. Students will also get a lot of ear training in class.

The class time is:

  • Mondays 7:00pm EST for age 5-9
  • Mondays 7:30pm EST for ages 9 and up.


$80 per month

Duration of class

On going

This class was designed for the students to be able to join at any month on the first week of the month. Each month one subject will be introduced and practiced.

This is an Online Class conducted via Zoom.

To learn more about our absolutely amazing teacher Cooper and this class please see our website here.

5. Students’ News

Congratulations to Nori 

We are proud of Nori for making the decision to challenge herself on preparing for Royal Conservatory Music level 8. She passed the test with honors. Great Job Nori!

Congratulation to Zara on your graduation

Congratulations to Zara for graduating from Golden Key Piano School.

She has been a student here since she was 4 years old. She is now off to UCLA.

We are proud of you Zara! Best wishes on your new journey.

If you have any questions please call the school at (510) 665-5466 or reply to this email.

Yours truly,
Katrin Arefy


Katrin Arefy, Head Teacher
1809 University Ave., Berkeley, CA

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