Multi-level Curriculum

Ages: 10 – adult
Grades: 3rd – 12th Grades, University, Adult
Software: Piano Suite Premier, Ear Training Coach 1&2 and 3&4, MusIQ Challenger Game, Prodipe VE
Lesson Plans: Year 1 (term 1-3), Year 2 (term 4-6), Year 3 (term 7-8), Year 4 (term 9-12)
Practice Materials: Assessments, activity sheets
Hardware: M-Audio KeyRig 49, headsets

The MusIQ HomeSchool multi-level curriculum was developed by experienced music educators and leaders in piano pedagogy. The program utilizes sophisticated software acclaimed by thousands of professional instructors and students around the globe.

The core of program, Piano Suite, is characterized by it’s advanced learning engine, careful methodology and a massive library of learning repertoire with enough content for a student to make excellent progress in music theory, playing skills, composition and music history.

How to Buy:

Year 1

Term 1

Reading and Theory • Musical alphabet forwards & backwards, Finger numbers, GS Note reading, Intervals
Rhythm • Whole, Half, Quarter notes, 4/4 & 3/4 Time signature, Eighth notes, Rests
Technique • Hand position & posture, Thumb tuck, C scale, Legato
Ear training • High & low, Higher & lower, Rhythms, Playbacks by letter names, 3-note playbacks
Improvisation • Rhythmic, C major, High & low
Repertoire • Finger number tunes, Letter name tunes, Simple middle C position melodies
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 2

Reading and Theory • Accidentals, Key signatures, Scale degrees
Rhythm-Tied & Dotted half & quarter notes
Technique • Hand position & posture, Legato, G and F major scale, Staccato, 3-Note playbacks
Ear training • 2 Bar clapbacks, 4/4 vs. 3/4, Intervals
Improvisation • Middle C position melodies, In G Major and F, Pentatonic
Repertoire • 5-Finger position melodies, Some hands together playing.
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 3

Reading and Theory • Ledger lines, Triads on scale degrees, Primary triads, Relative minors
Rhythm • Triplets, Technique-2-note slurs, A, E & D Natural minor, Chromatic
Ear training • Intervals 1-8ve, 4-Note playbacks
Improvisation • Some hands together playing, Triads in accompaniments, Increased range
History • Music History with listening examples

Year 2

Term 1

Reading and Theory-Triads & inversions
Rhythm • Swing time, 6/8 Time signature
Technique • Blues scale, D & A Major, Triads & inversions
Ear training • Chord progressions, 4 note playbacks, Intervals,
Improvisation • Blues scale, 12 Bar blues
Repertoire • RCM Introductory Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 2

Reading and Theory • Parallel minors, Circle of fifths
Rhythm • Sixteenth notes and rests, Dotted eighth, Eighths and sixteenths in combination
Technique • Wrist Technique exercises, Natural & harmonic minor scales of A, E, D
Ear training • Chord progressions, Major/Minor/Perfect intervals, Clapbacks, Playbacks
Improvisation • Blues scale, 12 bar blues
Repertoire • RCM 1 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 3

Reading and Theory • Major key signatures
Rhythm • Increased difficulty of Rhythmic combinations
Technique • Wrist Technique exercises, Harmonic and melodic, 2 Octave scales
Ear training • Intervals, Clapbacks, Playbacks Improvisation, Blues Scale, 12 Bar blues
Repertoire • RCM 1 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Year 3

Term 1

Reading and Theory • Augmented & diminished triads
Rhythm • Increased difficulty of Rhythmic combinations
Technique • Wrist Technique exercises, 2 Octave arpeggios, Formula patterns
Ear training • Chord progressions, Major, Minor, Clapbacks, Playbacks
Improvisation • Lead sheets
Repertoire • RCM 2 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 2

Reading and Theory • Dominant 7th chords
Rhythm • Increased difficulty of range ofRhythmic combinations
Technique • Exercises, Formula patterns
Ear training • Chord qualities, Clapbacks, Playbacks
Improvisation • Lead sheets
Repertoire • RCM 2 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 3

Reading and Theory • Sight singing
Rhythm • Increased difficulty of range of Rhythmic combinations
Technique • Exercises, 2 Octaves hands together scales
Ear training • Rhythmic & Melodic dictation
Improvisation • Lead sheets
Repertoire-RCM 3 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Year 4

Term 1

Reading and Theory • M7/m7 chords
Rhythm • Increased difficulty of Rhythmic combinations
Technique • Scales, Chords and appeggios in new keys and faster tempo, Cadences
Ear training-Chord qualities, Rhythmic dictation
Improvisation • Lead sheets
Repertoire-RCM 3 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 2

Reading and Theory • Augmented & diminished intervals
Rhythm • Increased difficulty of Rhythmic combinations
Technique • Scales, Chords and appeggios in new keys and faster tempo
Ear training • Intervals, dictation, playbacks & clapbacks
Improvisation • Lead sheets
Repertoire • RCM 4 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples

Term 3

Reading and Theory • Augmented & diminished intervals
Rhythm • Increased difficulty of Rhythmic combinations
Technique • Scales, Chords and appeggios in new keys and faster tempo
Ear training • Intervals, dictation, playbacks & clapbacks
Improvisation • Lead sheets
Repertoire • RCM 4 Equivalent Repertoire
History • Music History with listening examples