Internship or externship in creative, performing, producing, or teaching applications of major course work. Organ technique, organ repertoire, hymn playing, music theory, organ registration, and sight-reading.

Course Details

Earlier editions of the textbook by Paul Harker, Basic Materials in Music Theory, may be used in place of the edition listed.
Students must pass all the assignments and exams to pass the course.
Basic piano skills.
Course Outline
  1. The Nature of Organ Tone, Practice Techniques, and Manual Techniques
  2. Pedal Technique and Organ Shoes
  3. The Basic Materials of Music: Time and Sound; and The Notation of Pitch
  4. Time Classification, and Note and Rest Values
  5. Time Signatures
  6. Organ Types and Components, and the Organ Console
  7. Classification of Organ Stops by Pitch
  8. Classification of Organ Stops by Family
  9. The Three Primary Types of Organ Registration
  10. Chorus Registration
  11. Hymn Registration in Congregational Singing
Other Materials
Digital TextRequiredYour central text will be purchased online at the list URL. Choose Order: the turoral is $50-$30 the workbook is $9.50-$27.50