Summer 2010 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This class is designed for the beginner or the student with minimal training in music. The 5-week session will be an intensive piano technique workshop and may also be used as a review for students who are returning to the instrument. A variety of resources will be made available for individual study, including online listening materials, music dictionaries and theory software. For practice, students will have access to the keyboard lab and several other rooms on campus with acoustic pianos. Class time will consist of lecture, demonstration, discussion, group exercises, coaching and performance.
Practical Theory Complete by Sandy Feldstein. Music will be provided for the beginning of the semester.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Attendance and class participation are required. Grades: attendance/participation (20%), written assignments and quizzes (25%),
continuous progress on individual projects, including assigned exercises (30%), final performance (25%).