Spring 2015 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This class is designed for the piano student who wishes to advance after at least one semester in Piano I at UTD or who may have had prior piano training. Students should read music fluently, have established piano technique (scales and other exercises) and have played piano repertoire from various periods. A variety of resources will be made available for individual study, including online listening materials 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, and performance.
Enrollment is by permission of instructor. E-mail for an audition appointment: [email protected]
Basic Principles in Pianoforte Playing by Josef Lhevinne or Piano Technique by Walter Gieseking and additional music to be selected during the semester.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Grading: Attendance and participation 20%, Preparation of exercises and repertoire 30%, Written assignments 20%, Recital Attendance 10%, Final Jury/Recital 20%.