Keyboard Harmony II
Course Description:A continuation of skills development at the piano keyboard to include more advanced patterns, playing four-part harmonization at sight, cadence patterns in all major keys and student improvisation.
Dr. Josh Martin
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
Instructional materials, including music literature appropriate to the level of the student, will be provided on an individual basis.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Area 5: Humanities
College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture
H-1 Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements
H-2 Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-3 Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-4 Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
Music Studies Competency: Compare, analyze, appreciate and demonstrate works of music while applying foundational knowledge and skills; including the ability to work independently and collaboratively to prepare performances at the highest possible level.
Mu-1 Create new works of music
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level Student Learning Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|Use all major and minor keys.||H3||Behavioral Observation, Final Exam, Tests, Homework, Judged Performance, Skills Performance|
|Use major, minor, augmented, and diminished chords in simple positions and in 4-part harmony.||H3|
|Harmonize melodies in all major and minor keys.||H3, Mu1|
|Transpose melodies in all major and minor keys.||H3|
|Create a variety of accompaniment styles.||H3, Mu1|
|Improvise in ensemble with other students||H3, Mu1|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
The instructor will provide a continued skills development at the piano keyboard to include more advanced patterns, playing four-part harmonization at sight, cadence patterns in all major keys and student improvisation via a combination of lectures, in-class exercises, collaboration, and out-of-class assignments. The instructor will monitor individual progress, and group experiences will be a feature of each class period. The instructor will hold weekly office hours to address further questions and student needs outside of class time. The final grade will be based on written assignments, exams, judged proficiency, and a final exam.
Students are expected to:
- Arrive to class on time
- Participate in discussions and be focused in class
- Complete all written assignments, quizzes and final exam.
- Turn in assignments on time
Make‑up work is the responsibility of the student, as covered in the instructor’s First Day Handout.
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