Piano Lab I (MIN2232.02)

Joan Forsyth

The goals of this course are to gain ease and dexterity at the keyboard, developing a confident piano technique and the skill of reading musical notation. Students will learn a basic repertoire of scales and chords. They will use the chords in improvisation and harmonization of melodies. In addition they will explore a repertoire that utilizes the musical components covered in each unit, and learn to perform selected compositions.


Learning Outcomes:
Develop note-reading skills
Learn Major and minor pentascales and triads
• Expand awareness of piano repertoire.
• Learn beginning piano techniques and how to put into practice.
• Learn personal music making skills through daily practice and a final performance
• Learn to teach yourself how to write, play, and practice as a life long art.
Learn how to approach a lead sheet, improvise.


Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
Tu 4:10PM - 6:00PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 6
Course Frequency: Every Term

Categories: All courses , Instrumental Study , Fully In-Person
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