Applied Keyboard Harmony

Grades 9-Adult
Teacher: Paul Coleman
Saturday, 9:30–10:30
Room: MSH410

Tuition: $308 per semester
Tuition with lessons (10% off): $278 per semester
Tuition with lessons and two or more concurrent 17-week classes or ensembles (15% off): $262 per semester
This is a yearlong course divided into two semesters.

Applied Keyboard Harmony is a hands-on course that begins with an overview of diatonic and chromatic harmony voiced at the piano and moves through score reading, continuo playing, jazz and popular harmony, and variation techniques for composition and improvisation. Exercises include continuo realization, minuet and figuration prelude composition and improvisation, jazz lead sheet voicing, and re-harmonization in various styles. Students will spend equal amounts of time behind the piano and writing exercises. 

Prerequisite: Theory 2 or approval from course instructor


How to Register

New students and students registering after mid-September: ECMS Registration Form 

Continuing ECMS students may re-register online from May until September.

Paper registration forms available upon request: (585) 274-1400

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