Spring Valley Elementary School | Kalamazoo

a young boy watches his hands while playing the keyboard

In light of Covid-19 restrictions, The Gilmore is excited to offer online group piano classes for the students of  Spring Valley Elementary School

Virtual Piano Lab classes will meet via Google Classroom once a week starting September 21, 2020 and continue throughout the school year. Classes will be taught by the Piano Lab instructors that students are assigned to regularly at school. Schedules will be customized based on student and family availability. 

Spring Valley Elementary School


Georgetta Booker and Michael Zutis: Piano Instructors

Virtual piano labs will run for the entirety of the 2020-2021 school year. If the Michigan Safe Start Plan phase gets to phase 4 or higher, the piano labs will move to in-person instruction in mid-March 2021 as Kalamazoo Public Schools return to 5-day a week instruction. 

More information can be found in the Kalamazoo Public Schools Smart and Safe Start Plan

Through the generous support of our education sponsors, we are able to loan keyboards to families that do not currently have access to an instrument. The Keys2Kids program is available to any student registered for the Spring Valley Piano Lab, virtually or in-person.

The Spring Valley Piano Lab costs $15 a year. The Keys to Kids keyboard lending program is free of charge for piano lab participants.

Register Online

Questions About Education?

Please direct questions to Kathy Hernandez, Piano Lab Coordinator,  Adam Schumaker, Director of Education, or Leslie Baron, Education and Community Engagement Manager. Telephone: 269.342.1166.

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