Course Description for Piano Pedagogy II
Piano Pedagogy II
Prerequisite: MVK 1621
Description: This course is a continuation of the study of concepts necessary for successful private teaching at the elementary level, which includes an examination of current method books with music theory, technique, recital repertoire, and supplemental material appropriate for various age levels of mid to late beginning piano students. Instruction includes: (1) strategies for prevention of common problems associated with students in the first two years of study; (2) directives for the development of musicality through creative activities and musicianship classes; (3) the use of digital pianos and technological advances for teaching piano; and (4) a continuation of class presentations and projects on topics presented in the text.