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Course Description

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Music - MUSIC 244

Practice Teaching and Practicum in Piano Teaching 4

2 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
1 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

Piano teachers will learn to create and present effective lesson plans that include repertoire, theory concepts, rhythm, tone, touch and hand position through the fourth semester of piano study. Students will have the opportunity to observe other teachers and students, as well as to teach advanced piano students in the Schoolcraft Piano Academy and in the community. This course requires all students must meet the requirements of a criminal background check.


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

Course Competencies

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

  • Teach lessons effectively of advanced piano study.
  • Create lesson plans for advanced piano lessons.
  • Demonstrate effective timing in an advanced piano lesson.
  • Identify appropriate repertoire for advanced piano study.
  • Construct advanced piano lesson plans that include theory concepts, rhythm, tone, touch and hand position.
  • Critique video recordings of one's own teaching of the advanced piano student.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

Key: Day of the Week

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