Prerequisite: Minimum of B average in Introduction to
Piano & Music Theory or by approval of the instructor. In addition, students must be able to proficiently
read written music and match pitch.
Course Description: This course is designed to enhance student
musicianship and acts as a college preparatory course for music entrance
examinations. There is a significant
amount of homework and independent study involved.
is divided into three content areas:
Application = intervals, rhythm, triads, scale study, clefs, harmonic analysis,
transposition, modes, jazz harmony, 4-part vocal writing, keyboard &
all intervals, scales & basic sight singing ability in 2 clefs in major
& minor keys.
Training = identification of all intervals, basic melodic dictation and chordal