33 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
A certificate of graduation will be given upon completion of any of the following courses.
Three Year Piano Course. First Year-Will consist of: Position key-board, hand culture, rhythm, ear training, elementary work from Mason, Kohler, Gurlitt, Czerny and others.
Second Year-Consists of selected studies from Mason, Loeschhorn, Czerny. Sometimes from Kuhlan, Diabelli, Clementi and others. Elementary harmony and vocal music. Solo and ensemble.
Third Year-Advanced studies from Czerny will be used, together with work from Kulak, Cramer and others. Sonatas from Hayden and Mozart. Advanced harmony. Selections from the classics. Solo and ensemble, with short biographies of famous musicians.
Three Year Violin Course. First Year-David's School Book I will be used. Supplemented by Henning and Sitt. Easy pieces.
Second Year-David's School Book II or equivalent. Elementary harmony. Easy solos and duets. Orchestra practice. Piano first half year.
Third Year-Will complete David's School or equivalent. Advanced harmony. Second half year piano. Studies from Sitt, Kayser and others. solos and orchestra.
Two Year Organ Course. Will parallel first two years of Piano course, using carefully selected pieces suitable for the reed organ.
Three Year Voice Culture and Singing. This is necessarily a private course and is intended to give thoro training in the art of singing. Special attention will be given to individual voices, with exercises and studies carefully selected to suit the needs of individual voices. The course will be based on the Italian method of making and placing the voice.
One year of harmony and two years of piano will be required to graduate from a music course.