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Piano Improvisation & Creative Composition

October 13, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$162.50 – $325

Students will investigate and learn basic improvisation techniques paired with a classical approach to music theory, including piano playing technique. They will also learn to analyze popular genres of the piano to understand compositional structure, plus engage in basic ear training to create their own improvisation-inspired compositions. Each student will then have regular opportunities in class to showcase their growing musical creativity.

For questions regarding this class, please email [email protected]

Classes will take place at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on the following dates:

October – 13th, 20th, 27th

November – 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

December – 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd,

January – 5th

Meet the Teaching Artist – Lyn-Amelia Guo was born in China and began piano studies at age 5; at age 12, she was accepted into the pre-college program of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. In 2006, she participated and took to prizes in an international young-pianist competitions and had her first public solo debut in 2010 before coming to the US for college in 2012. Guo holds an MA in piano performance from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, having earned her BA at College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. As a teacher, Guo specializes in training young pianists ages 5 to 12; her teaching philosophy is to inspire creativity within students and help them to formulate authentic music interpretations.


Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning (JCAL)
164-04 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, United States
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