Piano Lab II (MIN4236.01)

Joan Forsyth

The goals of this course are to gain ease and dexterity at the keyboard, further developing a confident piano technique, musical expression and the skill of reading musical notation. Students will expand upon a repertoire of scales and chords. They will study and learn to perform selected compositions.


Learning Outcomes:
Develop note-reading skills
Learn Major and minor scales, chords, seventh chords, inversions
• Expand awareness of piano repertoire.
• Learn 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


Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Prerequisites: Piano Lab 1 or audition. Auditions held Tuesday, May 4, via Zoom - contact cjlewis@bennington.edu, joanforsyth@bennington.edu, or ysato@bennington.edu
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 2
M 3:40PM -5:30PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 4
Course Frequency: Every Term

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