MUSC 158 : Beginning Piano

This course is designed for the beginning student with little or no keyboard experience. Students will become proficient in note reading by interval and note name, rhythm/rest values, and use of chords in C, G and F. Maximum enrollment, 8 students. (E)


Permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes

  1. Note reading by interval and note name.
  2. Rhythm/rest values.
  3. Technique and hand position in major/minor keys.
  4. Use of primary chords in C, G and F.
  5. Additionally, students will receive an overview in music history, including the style periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary, and the primary composers of these eras.