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Length
6 Sessions
Price
Program ($600 USD)
Institution
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University
Subject
Music, Music Theory, Music Performance
Skill Level
Beginner
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Music Theory, Piano, Notation, Sight-reading, Technique
Course Description

This course presents six sessions in which the student continues to expand their knowledge of piano technique, repertoire and musical concepts, including eighth notes, treble C pentascale, G pentascales, sharps and flats and intervals of 4ths, 5ths and 6ths. Each session contains a video lecture presented by the Instructor, piano practice assignments and graded assignments that include a quiz about music terms, theory and/or ear training and a video assessment of the student playing selected piano technique and repertoire. The course also includes a graded assignment for two concert reviews, which can be completed at any time during the course, and a final exam in which the student will perform a memorized piece of music of the Instructor’s choice for an audience.

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Session 1: Eighth (8th) Notes
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Session 2: Treble Space Notes: F-A-C-E
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Session 3: Treble C Pentascale
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Session 4: G Pentascales
Play A Minor 5-finger pattern, arpeggios, and i–iv–i–V7-i chord progression. Play bass and treble clef G pentascales. Read and play Gsus4 chord. Play the required repertoire with proper fingering, notes, rhythm and musicality. Define given music terms and demonstrate knowledge of the associated music theory.
Session 5: Sharps And Flats
Play D and E Minor 5-finger patterns, arpeggios, and i–iv–i–V7-i chord progressions. Demonstrate knowledge of reading and playing sharps. Demonstrate knowledge of reading and playing flats. Demonstrate knowledge of reading and playing naturals. Play the required repertoire with proper fingering, notes, rhythm and musicality. Define given music terms and demonstrate knowledge of the associated music theory.
Session 6: Intervals: 4ths, 5ths, 6ths
Learning Outcomes

Below you will find an overview of the Learning Outcomes you will achieve as you complete this course.

Certificates
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This course is also part of the Program: Beginning Class Piano. Earn a verified Specialist Certificate for successfully completing a Program.

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Credit Elligible Program
This course is one of 3 courses in the Beginning Class Piano Program and is offered for credits from Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.

Earn a verified Specialist Certificate after successfully completing a Program. And whenever you complete a course as a Premium member, you earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment . These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

Instructors & Guests
What You Need to Take This Course
  • Materials:
    • Adult Piano Adventures: All-in-one Lesson Book 1 (2016), Faber, Nancy and Randall. ISBN: 978-1-61677-302-1
    • Acoustic Piano or 88-Key Electric Piano (Weighted Key recommended)
    • Video Recorder
    • Internet connection (DSL, LAN, or cable connection desirable)
Additional Information

Please note: Taking part in a Kadenze course as a Premium Member, does not affirm that the student has been enrolled or accepted for enrollment by Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.

If a student signs up for the Beginning Class Piano program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.

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