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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Piano II
Course Number: MUS 171
Course Objectives:
  • Students will be able to realize a figured bass-line at the piano.
  • Read grand staff notation, Roman numeral notation and lead sheet symbols
  • Play scales up to two octaves, hands separately and together, as well as scale patterns for the keys of B, E, A, D, G, and C major.
  • Play primary triads and the dominant seventh chord in the keys of C major, F major, G major, A minor and D minor.
  • Harmonize at sight diatonic melodies using do-fa-sol bass lines, block primary triads and the dominant seventh.
  • Transpose at sight melodies and harmonic patterns between the major keys of C, F and G and the minor keys of A and D.
  • Perform at sight beginning to early intermediate solo piano repertoire.
  • Perform within an ensemble and demonstrate playing techniques (fingerings, pedaling, phrasing).