this course begins with the basics and is designed for cadets with no prior formal piano study. Class focuses on all aspects of playing the piano, including reading music, music theory, and music notation.
During this course, cadets learn the basics of piano technique and music theory, including musical notation, note duration, the staff, major scales, and some beginning key signatures.
Mrs. harkey workS with cadets in group lessons, as well as working one-on-one during class. Cadets work at their own pace using the provided books. By the end of this course, each cadet will be able to look at a musical score and be able to play it on the piano, as well as have the tools needed to be able to transfer learned musical knowledge to other instruments and ensembles such as choir or band.
This course provideS each cadet with their own keyboard, stand, bench, and set of headphones (in-class use only). All musical equipment must stay in the music room at all times.
Cadets should join mrs. Harkey's remind group to receive all class communications. Parents who wish to stay informed are encouraged to join as well (Parents please use your full name, but reference your cadet's last name as well)