Piano Lab II : Intermediate Piano (MIN4236.01)

Yoshiko Sato

This course is intended for students with some playing and reading experience, who have passed Piano Lab I or its equivalent. 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.

Though this course is called a Piano Lab, students are taught individually. Each lesson is approximately 30 minute-long.

Learning Outcomes:
Gain ease and dexterity at the keyboard
Further develop a confident piano technique
Gain comfort in musical expression
Greater skill with reading musical notation
Expanded repertoire of scales and chords
Ability to perform more difficult compositions

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Prerequisites: Audition Required. Please contact Yoshiko Sato (ysato@bennington.edu) to schedule an audition. Auditions will be held May 6-10th.
Corequisites: At least 1.5 hours of weekly individual practice. Perform at PIANO SHOW UPS in the last week of classes.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 2
TBA (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 7
Course Frequency: Every Term

Categories: 4000 , All courses , Fully In-Person , Instrumental Study , Two Credit