Pedagogy Music Theory Courses

Pedagogy


Elementary Piano Pedagogy

Part 1 Viva Voce and Part 2 Written Examination - preparation for the oral and written examination where students are asked to demonstrate and discuss the basic principles of piano technique and the fundamental methodologies used in piano teaching ranging from beginner level to Grade 2. Exploration in particular concepts as they pertain to the beginning student, rhythm and tempo, technical matters, musicianship and artistic consideration, and the professional studio will be discussed.

Recommended Prerequisite:  Grade 9 Piano, Voice or Instrumental.

Intermediate Piano Pedagogy

 

Part 1 Viva Voce and Part 2 Written Examination - preparation for the oral and written examinations where students are asked to demonstrate and discuss pedagogical issues as they pertain to teaching students in Grades 3,4,5 and 6. A survey of teaching repertoire, technical exercises, ear training and sight reading materials will be discussed. 

Recommended Prerequisite: Grade 10 Piano, Voice or Instrumental

Advanced Piano Pedagogy

Part 1 Viva Voce and Part 2 Written Examination - preparation for the oral and written examinations where students are asked to demonstrate and discuss pedagogical issues as they pertain to teaching students in Grade 7, 8, 9, and 10. A survey of teaching repertoire, technical exercises, ear training and sight reading materials will be discussed along with the study of editing music by adding fingering, phrasing, dynamics pedaling, expression marks and realization of ornamentation. 

Recommended Prerequisite: ARCT Piano, Voice or Instrumental