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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy
Major: 5749
First Term: 2012 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 15
CIPS Code: 50.0912
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: MC, SC
Occupational Area: Art, A/V Technology, and Communication
Instructional Council: Music (41)
GPA: 2.0

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Intermediate Piano Pedagogy program is for pianists who want to teach intermediate piano students. Classes offered include learning various methods, techniques, repertoire, skills, style and musicianship necessary to teach piano effectively.

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Program Prerequisites
 Credits: 15
Certificate of Completion in Beginning Piano Pedagogy (5743) 15
Required Courses
 Credits: 15
 MHL140Survey of Music History (3) OR 
+MHL242Music History and Literature 1750 to present (3)3
+MUP123AAStudio Class/Piano (.5)1
 (Two (2) semesters of course is required)
+MUP141Intermediate Piano Pedagogy2
+MUP166Jazz Piano I1
 MUP181Chamber Music Ensembles (1)2
 (Two (2) semesters of course is required)
+MUP202ADPrivate Instruction: Piano2
+MUP241Piano Artistry2
+MUP252ADPrivate Instruction: Piano2

Program Competencies
1. Compare and contrast the characteristics and styles of the music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Contemporary periods. (MHL140)
2.Analyze, practice and perform solo and ensemble piano pieces to enhance performance skills and techniques. (MUP123AA)
3.Analyze, compare, and evaluate intermediate through early advanced piano teaching techniques, methods and repertoire. (MUP141, MUP241)
4.Analyze, practice, develop and perform basic jazz piano skills, including chord construction, chord voicing, accompanying and solo piano arrangements. (MUP166)
5.Analyze, practice, develop and perform sight-reading skills, ensemble playing and accompanying. (MUP181)
6.Analyze, develop and demonstrate techniques for third semester level private piano instruction emphasizing musicianship, literature and performance. (MUP202AD)
7.Describe the key events, accomplishments and innovations relating to keyboard literature in music history and music literature to 1750. (MHL242)
8.Analyze, develop and demonstrate techniques for fourth semester level private piano instruction emphasizing musicianship, literature and performance. (MUP252AD)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.