Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in New York, NY. Students are required to intern for 300 hours over the duration of the semester in which they enrolled in the New York Internship Program. Students will also be required to attend weekly workshops led by prominent alumni and members of the music industry. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the New York Internship Program. Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the internship site and the college. Student housing is secured by the college. See the Office of Experiential Learning for more information and application materials.
Functional study of the trumpet. Technical fundamentals of class instruction in music education. Use of representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.
Functional study of the trombone. Technical fundamentals of class instruction in music education. Use of representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.
Functional study of the guitar. Technical fundamentals of class instruction in music education. Use of representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.
Introduction to guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.
Continued development of guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.
For non-piano principals. Comping, harmonic continuity. Triads, seventh chords, melody, and accompaniment. Standard song forms, blues.
Continuation of ISKB-211. Advanced comping, voicings, additional melody with accompaniment.
A course designed to provide the Professional Writing Division student with the specialized keyboard skills necessary to develop their composition abilities. This course will focus on developing sight-reading skills applicable to score-reading, lead-sheet reading, transposition, etc. Open to piano principals or those who have completed basic keyboard classes.
A graduated piano study for beginning students dealing with note reading, rhythm, and technique. Materials range from separate hand studies to simple two-voice pieces and simple melodies with chordal accompaniment. Technique involves scales and coordination studies with fingering for various two-hand patterns. Introduction to harmonization.
Coordination studies leading to a simple chorale style. Introduction to transposition of simple melodies with accompaniment (major keys). Continuation of scale studies and chordal patterns relating to harmonization.
Further development of techniques necessary for functional piano playing in public school teaching. Full chorale style with the aid of graduated coordination studies. Emphasis on rhythmicized accompaniment patterns and transposition of material based on standard school music (major keys with secondary dominants). Chorale-type accompaniments based on various styles.