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    Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Piano Pedagogy, COP

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The Piano Pedagogy Certificate prepares music teachers for future employment in local music schools as an independent private teacher. This certificate examines a variety of pedagogy methods and music conservatory traditions for teaching beginner, intermediate, and advanced piano students. This certificate covers how to teach group piano courses, master classes, and explores the business side of running a piano studio. Additional courses in piano accompanying, collaborative piano, entrepreneurial skills, and childhood and adolescence development psychology are also included.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Examine pedagogy methods from beginner, intermediate, and advanced.
  • Taught how to teach and demonstrate various technical exercises to demonstrate hand and piano technique.
  • Study the different approaches to musical expression for different pieces.

Total Units Required: 12-12.5

To earn the certificate of proficiency:

See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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