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MPE 361  PIANO PEDAGOGY I

Introduction to the principles of piano teaching, beginning to intermediate levels. Focus on practical matters such as surveying currently available piano methods and thorough study of pedagogy collections by major classical composers (J. S. Bach, Bartok, Kabalevsky, and others). Discussion of development and learning theories as well as competing educational philosophies. Additional topics include musicianship at the piano, the teen beginner, the adult beginner, teaching gifted children, teaching children with disabilities, and the business of teaching.

Credits:  3

Prerequisites:

  • PIA 214 (with a min grade of )
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