Jan 27, 2023  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Course Catalog 2022-2023
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APST 216 - Keyboard Skills for Organists I: Piano Technique

HC CNDP
2 credits
This course focuses on building foundational keyboard skills uniquely suited for organists. It is structured over 4 semesters during the freshman and sophomore years, including piano technique (APST-216, 1 semester), hymn and liturgical music playing, harmonization, score reading (APST-217, 1 semester), and improvisation (APST-218, 2 semesters). The course will consist of both group and individual sessions as scheduled by the professor (50-minute group / 30-minute individual). Students have the option of testing out of one or two semesters depending on their skill level in any of the above areas. The course should be available every semester, beginning fall 2022. Students will enroll at different entry points each semester.
Prerequisites & Notes: Must be an organ major or consented by the organt department. Note: Students may take APST 216, 217, & 218 in any order.



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