this course begins with the basics and is designed for cadets with no prior formal piano / music study. the Class focuses on all aspects of playing the piano, including reading music, music history, 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. Cadets will also learn about the most well-known composers.
"piano fundamentals II" is available for cadets who have successfully completed "Piano fundamentals - i"
Mrs. harkey workS with cadets in group lessons, as well as 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, and bench. Cadets should supply their own set of earbuds. All musical equipment stayS in the music room.
QUESTIONS? EMAIL MRS. HARKEY AT JOYCE.HARKEY@DMA.K12.DE.US.