Advanced Piano

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Piano

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA)

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Placement audition

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course provides piano students with continuing instruction on an advanced level. The course is designed for students who have an extensive piano experience and need to enhance their performance skills, expand their knowledge of repertoire and acquire keyboard proficiency. The study will be conducted by exposing the students to the analysis and interpretation of selected pieces developing technical mastery along with repertoire awareness in terms of interpretation and expressivity. Along with the study of the instrument the students will be given research assignments linked to the composers and to the musical languages studied to better contextualize the learning experience in a different culture. The course will provide the students the opportunity to be in contact with Florence's musical venues and to appreciate and understand the role and position of the professional performer in society.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.