Department of Defense Education Activity

MUS303: Piano I (2017)

Aligned to the NCAS (National Common Core Arts Standards), the Piano I (year-long) course is designed to introduce students to the study of the piano. The content includes, but is not limited to, staff notation and rhythm concepts, major and minor chord recognition, meters, listening skills, styles and forms, familiarity in playing a variety of repertoire, performance as soloists and in group ensembles, tuning and intonation, and guitar accompaniment techniques. Course Note: This course satisfies the Fine Arts (1 credit) graduation requirement.