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Length
5 Sessions
Price
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
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 five sessions in which the student is introduced to playing the piano and reading music. 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 improvise a piece. This course presents five sessions in which the student is introduced to the fundamentals of piano playing and music reading. 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 submitted by the student of playing selected piano technique and repertoire. The course also includes a graded assignment for a concert review and report, which can be completed at any time during the course.

schedule

This course is in scheduled mode and is open for enrollment. Learn more about scheduled courses here.

Session 1: Introduction To Playing
Getting familiar with the basics and introducing your first technique and repertoire.
Session 2: Orientation To The Staff
Synopsis Needed
Session 3: Reading Reinforcement
Synopsis Needed
Session 4: More About Staff Reading
Synopsis Needed
Session 5: More Bass Clef Note Reading
Synopsis Needed
Learning Outcomes

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

Certificates
Whenever you complete a course as a premium member, you can earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment .

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

These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

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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