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Keyboard Skills 1+ (128-1-2)


Karen Chih-Pah Kan-Walsh
Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, Evanston, IL 60208
Office Hours: By appointment

Meeting Info

RCMA 4-136 Keyboard Lab: Tues, Thurs 9:00AM - 9:50AM

Overview of class

Level 1+ provides fundamental piano skills in a multi-key approach for students who have had a little piano instruction. Faster paced and at a higher pianistic level than the Level 1 track, topics include healthful technique, keyboard harmony topics such as triads and inversions, reading skills, repertoire, 5-finger and octave scales, harmonization of melodies from chord symbols, creative and ensemble assignments.

Class Materials (Required)

Keyboard Strategies Master Text 1 by Stecher, Horowitz, et al. (G. Schirmer, Inc) ISBN 9780793552917. Available at Beck's Books