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MUIVI 351 Piano IV

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: MUIVI 350 with a grade of "C" or better; or have an intermediate training in piano, determined by the professor per an evaluation for the level of proficiency.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This is the fourth in a series of four consecutive group piano classes - successful completion of MUIVI 350 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 comparable to advanced level repertoire. 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:

PERFORM AND ANALYZE ADVANCED LEVEL PIANO MUSIC PROFICIENTLY IN TREBLE AND BASS CLEFS. (SLO #1) (P-SLO #5, 6)