“Seeking new levels of technical mastery should be a life long pursuit - not because you want to impress, but to facilitate any direction the great spirit inside you wants to go.”

Kenny Werner, Effortless Mastery

Piano at Denver School of the Arts

The Piano Department of DSA is an unusually diverse group of talented pianists, their teachers, and their parents. We’ve been honored to include students from all over the world, including The Czech Republic, Thailand, Korea, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Uganda, Taiwan, Venezuela, Vietnam, China, Mongolia, and the United Kingdom. Our graduates have gone on to some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in our country, including Berklee College of Music, Colorado School of Mines, The University of Denver, Oberlin Conservatory, Indiana University, The New School, New York University, University of Puget Sound, University of Pennsylvania, University of Colorado, Colorado State University, Mills College, Duke University, The Peabody Conservatory,The New England Conservatory, Sarah Lawrence College, and The Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Current and former students have won prestigious awards in the Steinway, Yamaha, and other competitions. Some have participated in competitions sponsored by the American Guild of Organists. Others compete in the Guild Auditions of the National Fraternity of Student Musicians. Our students have been honored with First Place in The United States International Duo Piano Competition. Many of our students are accomplished in other artistic disciplines, including writing, acting, singing, and dancing.

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