Introduction to Keyboard 2

Course code MUSI2015Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

This course is intended as a continuation of Introduction to Keyboard and builds on the knowledge and skills learnt in that course. Students will play simple pieces and accompaniments in a range of different styles. Aural skills will be further developed. The range of chord patterns and playing techniques will be extended to suit the requirements of content and students' abilities.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesOn successfully completing MUSI2015 students will be able to:
1.Play simple songs in different keys.
2.Sight-read a simple melody from musical notation.
3.Understand elementary improvisation.
4.Understand chord charts and play simple to more advanced chords.
5.Understand the importance of listening and other aural skills.
6.Develop aural and reading skills through ensemble playing.
7.Demonstrate an increased level of musical knowledge.
8.Perform using more advanced left and right hand techniques.
9.Select repertoire suitable for particular needs and situations(assemblies, group playing, camps, class music etc).
Content1. Technical work related to a variety of performance repertoire.
2. Sequentially selected repertoire of performance materials.
3. Extended range of accompaniment skills.
4. Music literacy skills and aural development appropriate to the level of performance.
5. Introductory improvisation exercises.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of Introduction to Keyboard MUSI2002 or equivalent.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsTutorial
Assessment Items
Examination: ClassAssessment 3 - Performance Exam - Solo and Ensemble in Weeks 12/13 (weighting 50%)
Other: (please specify)Assessment 1 - Progress Report - Solo/Group performance observation in Week 6 (weighting 30%)
ReportsAssessment 2 - Teacher Report - Portfolio submission in Weeks 12/13 (weighting 20%)
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentStudents enrolled in the programs Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Music, are not permitted to enrol in this course.