openLycoming: Community Seminars

I am Learning for a Lifetime. I am Lycoming.For 200 years, Lycoming College has been proud to serve the region, providing cultural opportunities and learning experiences. openLYCOMING delivers non-credit educational seminars and courses designed to expand and enrich the lives of community members.

Taught by current and emeriti members of the Lycoming College faculty, the program offers a wide range of courses in the arts, humanities, philosophy, local history, sciences, and special topics related to faculty research and community interest. While the content and duration of each course will differ, Lycoming's dedication to providing lifelong educational opportunities will endure.

Summer 2018


Group Piano for Beginners

Have you always dreamed of learning to play the piano? Adult beginners are invited to participate in a unique six-week course where Dr. Amanda Gunderson, D.M.A., introduces the basics of piano in a collaborative and supportive environment. This course is held in the state-of-the-art Getchell Piano Lab on the Lycoming College campus. Participants need not own a piano or keyboard to excel in this class.

*Registration is limited to 12 participants*

Faculty: Dr. Amanda Gunderson, assistant professor of music
Cost: $100
RSVP: By April 26
Dates: 6-Week Course: Wednesdays, 7- 8 p.m, May 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13
Location: Getchell Piano Lab, Lower Level of Clarke Chapel

Amanda Gunderson serves on the faculty at Lycoming College as assistant professor, teaching courses in applied piano and music theory. Her diverse research interests include biomechanics (especially for small-handed pianists) and asymmetrical meter in pedagogical repertoire. Gunderson holds degrees from Penn State University (BM, MA, MM) and a DMA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she attended as a University Fellow.

For more information or to register for an openLYCOMING course, please contact Lara Collins Breon '04 at 570-321-4376 or