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Piano
This program offers a high level of instruction in piano performance, technique, accompanying, and theory. A variety of musical styles including jazz, will be used to improve keyboard skills, sight reading, and harmonizing at the piano. Students learn  to compose their own music using computers in the classroom.

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PIANO COURSES 

AMK1OW - PIANO/KEYBOARD TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: Audition

This course emphasizes the performance of piano music at a level that strikes a balance between challenge and skill and is aimed at developing technique, sensitivity and imagination. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions and elements of music and of safe practices related to music, and will develop a variety of skills transferable to other areas of their life. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMK2OW - PIANO/KEYBOARD TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMK1OW or Audition

This course emphasizes the creation and performance of piano music at a level consistent with previous experience. Students will develop musical literacy skills by using the creative and critical analysis processes in composition, performance, and a range of reflective and analytical activities. Students will develop their understanding of musical conventions, practices, and terminology and apply the elements of music in a range of activities. They will also explore the function of music in society with reference to the self, communities, and cultures. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMK3MW - PIANO/KEYBOARD TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMK2OW or Audition

This course provides students with opportunities to develop their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of piano music, including traditional, commercial, and art music. Students will apply the creative process when performing appropriate technical exercises and repertoire and will employ the critical analysis processes when reflecting on, responding to, and analyzing live and recorded performances. Students will consider the function of music in society and the impact of music on individuals and communities. They will explore how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.

 

AMK4MW - PIANO/KEYBOARD TUTORIAL

Prerequisite: AMK3MW or Audition

This course enables students to enhance their musical literacy through the creation, appreciation, analysis, and performance of piano music. Students will perform traditional, commercial, and art music, and will respond with insight to live and recorded performances. Students will enhance their understanding of the function of music in society and the impact of music on themselves and various communities and cultures. Students will analyse how to apply skills developed in music to their life and careers. There is a theory book fee of $20.00.