MUS.-166 Piano Proficiency II
Credits 1 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 ; MUS.-165 with a minimum grade of 2.0.
A continuation of MUS.-165 . Development of minor scales with arpeggios advanced harmonization and solo literature. Any break in the continuity of the piano proficiency sequence will require an audition before resumption of study.
1. Apply fundamentals of tonal theory to constructing scales, intervals, chords and their inversions at the keyboard 2. Demonstrate facility in performing scales and arpeggios, ascending and descending, in all major and select minor keys 3. Accurately perform simple pieces in two-, three-, and four-part textures 4. Identify and execute basic diatonic chord progressions in moth major and minor keys 5. Apply understanding of basic tonal theory in the harmonization of melodies at the keyboard and in performance from a lead sheet 6. Correctly execute simple transpositions of melodies at keyboard.