Contemporary Keyboarding: Foundations 2 (non-credit)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Key of D

  • Key of D
  • Inversions
  • Damper pedal

Lesson 2: The Blues

  • Blues chords
  • 12 bar blues
  • The blues scale
  • Blues improvisation

Lesson 3: Key of B-flat

  • Key of B-flat
  • B-flat inversion practice
  • B-flat chords improvisation
  • Improvisation exercises

Lesson 4: Additional Theory Concepts

  • Sixteenth notes
  • Compound vs. simple meter
  • 6/8 time signatures

Lesson 5: Seventh Chords

  • 7th chords
  • Diatonic 7th chords in C
  • Chord accompaniment
  • Ear training

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)

Contemporary Keyboarding: Foundations 2 – UC APPROVED

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Key of D

  • Key of D
  • Inversions
  • Damper pedal

Lesson 2: The Blues

  • Blues chords
  • 12 bar blues
  • The blues scale
  • Blues improvisation

Lesson 3: Key of B-flat

  • Key of B-flat
  • B-flat inversion practice
  • B-flat chords improvisation
  • Improvisation exercises

Lesson 4: Additional Theory Concepts

  • Sixteenth notes
  • Compound vs. simple meter
  • 6/8 time signatures

Lesson 5: Seventh Chords

  • 7th chords
  • Diatonic 7th chords in C
  • Chord accompaniment
  • Ear training

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)

Contemporary Keyboarding: Foundations 1 (non-credit)

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Major and Minor Five Finger Patterns

  • Piano mechanics
  • Note identification review
  • Octave practice
  • Major and minor five finger patterns

Lesson 2: The Chromatic Scale

  • Chromaticism
  • Chromatic scale
  • Major diatonic triad exercise

Lesson 3: Improvisation

  • Improvisation in the key of F
  • Triplets
  • Diminished and dominant 7th chords
  • Chord practice

Lesson 4: Developing Your Technique

  • Technique exercise
  • Composition assignment
  • Improvisation exercise

Lesson 5: Syncopation and Expanded Notation

  • Syncopation
  • 1st and 2nd endings
  • Improvisation with syncopation

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Course Materials: musictheory.net (no cost)

 

Contemporary Keyboarding: Foundations 1 – UC APPROVED

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Lesson 1: Major and Minor Five Finger Patterns

  • Piano mechanics
  • Note identification review
  • Octave practice
  • Major and minor five finger patterns

Lesson 2: The Chromatic Scale

  • Chromaticism
  • Chromatic scale
  • Major diatonic triad exercise

Lesson 3: Improvisation

  • Improvisation in the key of F
  • Triplets
  • Diminished and dominant 7th chords
  • Chord practice

Lesson 4: Developing Your Technique

  • Technique exercise
  • Composition assignment
  • Improvisation exercise

Lesson 5: Syncopation and Expanded Notation

  • Syncopation
  • 1st and 2nd endings
  • Improvisation with syncopation

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Working instrument
  • Reliable access to a computer and internet
  • Recording device for recording assignments (phone, tablet, camera, computer, etc.)
  • Course Materials: musictheory.net (no cost)

 

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EA SCHOOL OF MUSIC

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Park City, Utah 84060

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