MUSC-3462 Piano Pedagogy I
Topics will include the philosophy and benefits of piano instruction, discussion of teaching styles and learning styles, methods and materials for teaching early level students, the business aspects of the independent studio, developing piano technique, and preparing students for contests and recitals. The student will plan and teach segments of group lessons and individual lessons with pre-college students. Lecture - 2 hours; Laboratory - 1 hour. Offered fall semester even years. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.