Group Piano Placement Exams

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student and teacher in a group piano classGroup Piano I:

  • Sight-reading
  • Harmonization using I, IV, and V chords
  • Transposition of the harmonization example (including the chords)
  • All major white key scales and arpeggios (hands together, 2 octaves up and down)
  • Prepared solo (optional)
  • Chord progression I-IV6/4-I-V6/5-I in all major keys

Group Piano II:

  • Sight-reading
  • Harmonization using all primary and secondary chords
  • Transposition of the harmonization example
  • All major and minor scales and arpeggios (hands together, 2 octaves up and down)
  • Prepared solo (optional)
  • Knowledge of all seventh chords
  • Chord progression I-IV-vii°-iii-vi-ii-V-I in all major and minor keys