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UNSUNG HEROES IN PIANO PEDAGOGY:
20 PIECES BY BLACK COMPOSERS TO USE IN YOUR STUDIO NOW


About the Course

About the Course

Unsung Heroes in Piano Pedagogy: 20 Pieces by Black Composers to Use in Your Studio Now is a fully online course exploring classical piano music by Black composers from elementary to early advanced levels. This course is designed to help remedy the lack of inclusion of piano music by Black composers in the standard teaching repertoire, and the music heard on the public concert stage. For each piece discussed, both the musical and technical challenges, and unique pedagogical benefits are highlighted.

  • Organized in 10 clearly defined sessions
  • Designed to be completed at your own pace
  • Full course completion time is approximately 10 hours

Course Objectives Include

Course Objectives Include

  • Gain understanding of solo piano music by nine different Black composers
  • Discover new pedagogical repertoire from elementary to early advanced levels
  • Gain appreciation for each composer's musical language
  • Comprehend historical and bibliographic articles for further understanding of the music
  • Equip teachers with skills needed to teach these pieces
  • And more!

Course leader: Dr. Leah Claiborne. Senior Editor: Craig Sale.
Course contributors: Dr. Leah Claiborne, Dr. Lia Jensen-Abbott, Dr. Artina McCain.

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Unsung Heores in Piano Pedagogy: 20 Pieces by Black Composers to Use in Your Studio Now Self Guided
This accessible and practical course is divided into ten clearly defined sessions designed to be completed at your own pace. Full course completion time is approximately 10 hours.

Cost: $79
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