Fall 2012 - Undergraduate Course Description
Intructor:
Medrick, Mary
Discipline and Number
MUSI 2317 Section: 001
Day:
MW Time: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Course Title:
Piano 1

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

This class is designed for the beginner or the student with minimal training in music. Course may be repeated for up to 9 hrs. credit to continue to advance. Because the course is for college level students, the lessons in basic theory and keyboard technique will progress rapidly. A variety of resources will be made available for individual study, including online listening materials, music dictionaries and theory software. Students will select individual pieces to prepare for in-class performances and may be asked to participate in campus recitals. For practice, students will have access to the keyboard lab and on-campus practice rooms. Class time will consist of lecture, demonstration, discussion, group exercises, coaching and performance.

No experience required, but students should expect to need 4-6 hours per week preparation time!

REQUIRED TEXTS:

Practical Theory Complete by Sandy Feldstein and individual music to be selected during the semester.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:

COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:
Grades: attendance/participation (20%), written assignments and quizzes (25%),
continuous progress on individual projects, including assigned exercises (30%), final performance and exam (25%).

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