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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Music - MUSIC 201

Keyboard Skills for Piano Teachers 1

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This is the first course in the Keyboard Skills for Piano Teachers sequence. It is designed to give piano teachers the necessary keyboard skills for teaching beginning through early intermediate level students. The course will cover technical exercises, harmonization, transposition and sight-reading material using the standards of the Michigan Music Teachers Association, the National Piano Guild, the Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada) and other recognized testing organizations.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Consent of Department.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Perform scales, arpeggios, chord progressions and technical exercises up to the early intermediate level.
  • Teach scales, arpeggios, chord progressions and technical exercises through the early intermediate level.
  • Analyze sight reading material through the early intermediate level.
  • Sequence sight reading material through the early intermediate level.
  • Develop keyboard harmonization and transposition programs for early intermediate students.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive musicianship for early intermediate piano study reflecting state and national standards.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; MUSIC; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 201148140Piano Teachers 1RMT2Ascheri G5/10/0Open$37.00F  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday