Each student must own a published copy of all music being studied during the semester.

The following proposals of technique and repertoire are to be viewed as guidelines for piano majors. Individual student needs and abilities will determine actual literature studied. Forms of scales and arpeggios with appropriate tempo indications should be minimum requirements for the respective levels.

All piano majors are required to enroll and participate in Piano Performance lab each semester.

In consultation with the Performance Studies teacher, each student will choose one of the following projects for concentration each semester.

  • Accompanying
  • Concerto
  • Harmonization
  • Jazz Piano
  • Participation in 20th Century Festival
  • Piano Ensemble
  • Research Topic
  • Score Reading
  • Sight Reading
  • Study of composition on one’s own
  • Technology
  • Transposition