All major and minor scales, two octaves, hands together,
Cadences: Level 3, 4, and 5 cadences in all major and
minor keys (click
here to see examples).
Traditional harmonization of a folk song: Provide
chords, then create an accompaniment pattern (lh) while
playing a melody (rh).
Transposition of the previous folk song: To any key
within a major third interval above and below the original key
to a key not more than four flats or sharps; the accompaniment
can be in blocked chords, not a pattern.
Lead sheet harmonization: Play a melody and create an
accompaniment pattern based on the given “pop” chord symbols
(includes seventh chords).
Transposition of a two-voice linear piece: To any key
within a major third interval above and below the original
key, to a key not more than four flats or sharps.
Song Accompaniment: Prepare a given art song and
perform it with a singer at a polished level.
Choral Work: Prepare a given choral work and be able to
play any combination of SATB voices and play the accompaniment
(harmonic distillation may be requested) with the voice parts.
Improvisation: Improvise a melody with given chord
Patriotic Songs: Prepare the three requested patriotic
songs and be able to play any requested one(s) with faculty
singing: The Star Spangled Banner, My Country ’Tis of
Thee, and America the Beautiful (copies
for current students
for k-state faculty
theatre, and dance
of arts and sciences