Craig Sale, MMus

Director of Preparatory and Community Piano Program

Director of Music Programs

College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Sale maintains an active professional career as teacher, author, clinician and pianist. Following graduate study he received a professional teaching certificate from The New School for Music Study, where he studied Piano pedagogy with Frances Clark and Louise Goss.

At Concordia University Chicago, Professor Sale teaches courses in piano pedagogy and is the director of the Preparatory and Community Piano Program. Since 2000, he has served as associate editor for the music reading department in Keyboard Companion magazine. Additionally, he is the educational consultant for the Frances Clark Library for piano students. As a workshop and master class clinician, Professor Sale has appeared throughout the U.S.


  • MMus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Champaign, Ill.
  • BMus, Northwestern University; Chicago

Academic and Professional Highlights


  • The Music Tree 3: Activities, co-author
  • The Music Tree 4: Activities, co-author


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