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Pennsylvania Govener's School for the Arts
Douglas Woods  519 Oakdale Road 
New Kensington,  PA,  15068
 
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All instrumental, vocal and compositional areas can be accommodated at PGSA except organ, harp and unusual instruments such as bagpipes or hammered dulcimers. Students develop their own schedules for study. They receive one intensive private lesson in their applied area each week and divide other time among small ensemble experiences, individual practice and courses in music fundamentals, improvisation, ear training, theory, music history, music criticism, conducting, contemporary music and many other optional classes. Vocal music studies emphasize classical and operatic experiences. Percussion emphasizes non-mallet performance. The program seeks well-trained musicians who are creative, adventuresome, mature, willing to explore new musical and artistic activities, and who are capable of self-direction. It is the faculty’s avowed intention to expose students to new ideas and experiences. Students are asked to keep an open mind, to experience everything, and then to take it home and digest it. It is important that faculty and staff be viewed as musicians who wish to share their artistic experience and expertise, not as supplanting teachers at home. The master teachers and adjunct faculty serve as guides, coaches, facilitators and sounding boards.

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