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MUIVI 350 Intermediate Piano

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 341 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is the third in a series of four consecutive group piano classes - successful completion of MUIVI 341 with a 'C' or better (or a comparable experience) is required for enrollment. Students will learn ensemble and solo works, develop more complex rhythmic skills, and will develop fundamental keyboard and music theory skills beyond the major and minor five-note patterns. This course is designed for both music majors planning to transfer as well as for students who are studying primarily for personal enjoyment. Specific skills students will develop include sight reading, improvising, listening skills, primary root position triads, hand-over-hand major and minor arpeggios, intervals, fingering, notation, time signatures, dynamics, basic harmonization, major key signatures, and various methods of tone production.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

READ AND ANALYZE MUSIC PROFICIENTLY IN TREBLE AND BASS CLEFS. (SLO #1) (P-SLO #5, 6)