The Piano Pedagogy minor is open as an option to Westminster Choir College undergraduates other than Piano majors. Interested students must be accepted by the Piano Faculty and should then declare the minor by completing a form available in the Assistant Registrar’s Office.

Acceptance to Minor:

  • For piano primary – by recommendation of the applied piano teacher
  • For non-piano primary – by recommendation of the applied teacher, advisor, audition and interview with the Piano Faculty

Piano Pedagogy Minor (15 semester hours)

Required Courses

12

PI297  Fundamentals of Piano Pedagogy I 3
PI298  Fundamentals of Piano Pedagogy II 3

PI340

Keyboard Skills

3

Choose one of the following:

3

PI435

Survey of Piano Literature I *1

 
PI436 Survey of Piano Literature II *1  

Electives
Electives chosen from the following:

3
PI397

Fundamentals of Piano Pedagogy III (3 credits)

 
PI413

Accompanying Class (2 credits)

 
PI435

Survey of Piano Literature I *1 (3 credits)

 
PI436

Survey of Piano Literature II *1 (3 credits)

 
PI512

Chamber Music (2 credits)

 
PI585

Piano Ensemble (1 credit)

 

Notes

  1. Students must take either PI435 or PI436. The remaining course may be taken to fulfill elective requirements.