Piano Courses

The courses at Berklee are continually reviewed and evaluated so that they consistently reflect today's musical needs. In classes such as Contrapuntal Jazz Improvisation, Improvisational Theory, Piano Accompaniment Techniques, and Survey of Piano Styles, you will learn the history of your instrument, analyze its present-day challenges, and pursue an in-depth study of styles and techniques. Below is a list of all Piano courses for the upcoming semester.

RPPN-311

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: Piano principals PERF majors
Electable by: Piano principals PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIPN-212, RPPN-212, and concurrent enrollment in both ILRE-375 and PIPN-311
Department: PIANO

Taken in conjunction with ILRE-375. Includes preparation of repertoire for performances in the recital workshop.

RPPN-312

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: Piano principal PERF majors
Electable by: Piano principal PERF majors
Prerequisites: ILRE-375, PIPN-311, RPPN-311, and concurrent enrollment in PIPN-312
Department: PIANO

Includes preparation of repertoire for a public performance as a leader.

RPPN-411

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: Piano principal PERF majors
Electable by: Piano principal PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIPN-312, RPPN-312, and concurrent enrollment in PIPN-411
Department: PIANO

Includes preparation of repertoire for the jury, which must be presented successfully in order to schedule the senior recital.

RPPN-412

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: Piano principal PERF majors
Electable by: Piano principal PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIPN-411, RPPN-411, and concurrent enrollment in PIPN-412
Department: PIANO

Includes preparation of repertoire for the senior recital, which is the final project for performance majors.

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