MUS 206 - Class Piano III

Course Description

This is the third of a four-semester/two-year sequence of the study of piano. Objectives are the cultivation of technical-musical awareness and keyboard playing ability. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

MUS 107, equivalent competency or instructor permission.


MUS 201, MUS 203

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify basic elements of music notation such as clefs, pitches, and elements of rhythm.
  • Identify intervals and triads.
  • Identify simple syncopated rhythms.
  • Identify simple harmonic progressions.
  • Play all major and selected minor scales, two octaves, hands together.
  • Play chord progressions in all major keys.
  • Transpose melodies and harmonies.
  • Harmonize using chord symbols.
  • Play scores written for instruments other than the piano.
  • Play solo and ensemble repertoire.
Human Dimension:
  • See themselves as artists.
  • Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
  • Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
  • Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
  • Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Read study effectively.
  • Frame useful questions.
  • Develop educational goals.
  • Direct/regulate their own learning.
  • Learn through collaboration.