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MUS 232 KEYBOARD CLASS IV

MUS 232Keyboard Class IV

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  MUS 232 Keyboard Class IV

Credit Hours:  2.0             Contact Hours:  2.0          Lecture:  2.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in MUS 131, MUS 132, and MUS 231

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: Group work in developing keyboard facility and reading of music notation. Opportunity provided for individual attention and performance. Developing knowledge and facility with primary and secondary chords and their use in song accompaniment patterns. Subsequent enrollment will provide the student an opportunity for additional skill and competency development. This is the fourth course in a series of four: MUS 131, MUS 132, MUS 231, and MUS 232.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. play major and minor scales and arpeggios (hands together, 4 octaves) with intermediate-level speed and accuracy; and
  2. perform technical drills and repertoire pieces of intermediate-level difficulty