Functional Keyboard Proficiency for Student Handbook
Functional keyboard proficiency must be demonstrated by all students studying in a music degree program.
Students in the B.S. Music Education, and in the B.A. Music/Voice Performance & Pedagogy are required to complete Piano Class I, II, III and IV. A student must receive a minimum grade of C to progress to each new level. Music Education majors must receive a minimum grade of C to complete Piano Class IV.
Students in the B.A. Theatre/Music Theatre Performance majors, Music Technology and Music Contract degrees are required to complete Piano Class I, and II. A student must receive a minimum grade of C in Piano Class I to progress to Piano Class II.
Students who have had prior keyboard study may choose to take a functional keyboard placement test in order to be placed in a higher level Piano Class or be exempt from all classes.