Grading Policy/Required Courses

Grading Policy

Grades for all levels are based equally between progress in class and on exam performance:

•  attendance – ONLY 2 (TWO) UNEXCUSED ABSENCES ARE ALLOWED.

•  quality and quantity of work covered

•  progress shown throughout the semester

•  student’s playing relative to the requirements of the level

•  class work including preparation for classes, labs, and lessons

•  4 Chapter tests

•  daily and weekly quizzes at the discretion of the instructor

 

Class Piano Requirements

for Applied Music Majors

Voice—complete PCL 104
Strings—complete PCL 104
Harp, Guitar—complete PCL 104
Wind/Brass/Percussion—complete PCL 104
Jazz & Contemporary Media—complete PCL 104
Music Education (Instrumental)—complete PCL 104

for other Majors

Composition—complete PCL 106
Theory—complete PCL 106 by junior year
Music Education (General)—complete PCL 106
Music Education (Vocal)—complete PCL 106

 

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