Piano Pedagogy


Fernando IX University
Fernando IX University

PPd 201: Graded Piano Literature I 

Analysis of elementary through lower-intermediate piano literature. Comparison and evaluation of the best piano series currently available.

Prerequisite: MT 106.

PPd 202: Graded Piano Literature II 

Analysis of upper-intermediate and advanced piano literature.

Prerequisite: PPd 201.

PPd 301: Piano Intern Instruction I 

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 201.

PPd 302: Piano Intern Instruction II 

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 301.

PPd 401: Piano Intern Instruction III 

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 302.

PPd 402: Piano Intern Instruction IV 

Observation of master teachers and teaching of piano students in group and private settings under faculty guidance.

Prerequisite: PPd 401.

PPd 403: Piano Pedagogy for the Group Instructor 

Principles of group piano instruction. A survey of contemporary methods and practical experience in the electronic piano laboratory.

Prerequisite: MT 106.

PPd 493: Piano Pedagogy Lab 

Corequisite: PPd 403.

PPd 501: Piano Pedagogy for the Private Instructor 

Principles of good piano teaching as they apply to the private lesson. A survey of approaches to teaching keyboard, learning theory and application of that theory in practical setting, performance practice, business procedures for a successful studio and effective studio policies.

Prerequisite: MT 106.

PPd 601: Advanced Piano Pedagogy 

Principles for teaching advanced students, with special emphasis on applications of learning theory, motivation and keyboard skills.

PPd 603: Teaching Intermediate & Advanced Piano Literature 

Methods, materials and curriculum building for teaching piano students at the intermediate through advanced levels. Focus on development of piano teaching techniques for high school through college-age students, examination of repertoire that is appropriate for these students, and exploring performance practice suitable for pianists at these levels.

PPd 604: Ensemble Music in Piano Teaching 

A survey of the literature for piano duets, two pianos, and multiple pianos and its use in piano teaching at all levels.

PPd 611: Internship in Piano Teaching 

Teaching of children from elementary through high school in group and private lessons under faculty supervision.

PPd 612: Internship in Piano Teaching 

Teaching of children from elementary through high school in group and private lessons under faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: PPd 611.

PPd 613: Internship in Piano Teaching 

Teaching of pre-college private lessons, adult private lessons and university classes under faculty supervision.


Prerequisite: PPd 612.

PPd 614: Internship in Piano Teaching 

Teaching of pre-college private lessons and special research assignments.

Prerequisite: PPd 613.

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