All of the instruments and music resources are provided by HCPP – there is no cost to the volunteers. Lessons take place in the schools during school hours. The school in turn donates a portion of the student’s academic time to participate in piano lessons. Students are scheduled to practice before school, after school and at recess. Each school has a HCPP coordinator who monitors practicing and oversees the program at the school. Lessons are scheduled to begin the first weekend October and will run consecutively until the beginning of May. The students participate in a Christmas and year end recital as well as the Regina Music Festival.

Heart of the City Regina is recruiting a board of directors for the upcoming school year.  There are six positions to be filled, as our chapter is experiencing an unprecedented amount of growth this year. Become a volunteer and use your skills to help this wonderful program achieve its full potential! Previous piano experience is not necessary; we are looking for committed individuals who are passionate about the arts and want to utilize their business, management and organizational skills.

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Below is some information on the variety of site placements that are looking for piano teachers. Also outlined is a list of the requirements which need to be completed in order to be a volunteer with the Heart of the City Piano Program.

Requirements for the Heart of the City Piano Program

1. Resume – Including mailing address and phone number.

2. Three Character Reference Checks – Can be letters of reference or names with contact numbers.

3. Registration Form  – Found Here. Along with a letter of intent on why you would like to volunteer and how you heard about the program.

4.Police Record Check – Free of charge if completed at the Regina Police Service – Osler Street and you specify you are volunteering with the Regina Public School Division or Regina Separate School Division in the Heart of the City Piano Program.

The above information needs to be in place before teaching can start – the first three can be emailed to hcpp.regina@gmail.com or mailed to Catherine Folstad. Please call or email for mailing address.

Michelle Wheeler: Program Coordinator, HCPP



Michelle will then collect your volunteer requirements and forward your name onto one of the school coordinators at the school of your choice. The school coordinator will then work with you to get you paired with students and a

lesson time.

Site Placements

During School Hours: 9:00am-3:30pm:

Regina Public Schools: Coronation Park, Albert School

Regina Separate Schools: Holy Rosary Community School

These are middle years schools. The ages range from 7 years to 14 years. For the most part, these children are beginner piano students. There may be some students in this program who have participated in HCPP the previous year. Lessons occur in one of the rooms located in the school that hold either a piano or a keyboard.