Skip to main content
Photo of a student studying in a library

Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes. We are committed to providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Music - MUSIC 143

Practice Teaching and Practicum in Piano Teaching 1

2 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
1 Laboratory Hours

Course Description

Piano teachers will learn to create and present effective lesson plans. Topics include repertoire, theory concepts, rhythm, tone, touch and hand position for beginning piano study. Students will have the opportunity to observe other teachers as well as beginning piano students in the Schoolcraft Piano Academy and in the community. This course requires all students must meet the requirements of a criminal background check.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Consent of department.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Teach lessons effectively for beginning piano study.
  • Create lesson plans for beginning piano lessons.
  • Demonstrate effective timing in a beginning piano lesson.
  • Identify appropriate repertoire for beginning piano study.
  • Construct beginning lesson plans that include theory concepts, rhythm, tone, touch and hand position.
  • Critique video recordings of one's own teaching of the beginning piano student.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; MUSIC; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 143117107Prac Teach Piano 1MC2Ascheri G9/10/0Open$37.00R  01:00 PM-02:54 PM F301

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday