Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Piano for Singers 212042/2805/2223/1/65
Study guide

Piano for Singers 2

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, programme stage 2
    Choice option within specialisation:
    • Voice within Instrumental / Vocal Studies
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Anthonis Luc
Other teaching staff: Proot Stephanie, Van Kerkhoven Joost
Teaching staff are not (all) known yet.
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2022 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.


having passed Piano for Singers 1 OR having passed Second Instrument Piano 1.

Educational organisation (text)

Group-oriented education

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

Learning outcomes (list)

2.2 The student makes progress through independent study.
The student has refined his or her techniques to make an efficient study plan and to follow it.
2.3 The student reads, analyses, writes and interprets music.
The student explores techniques (tempo, timing, intonation, timbre, development of motifs, phrasing, form, listenting skills etc) to master the interpretation of existing piano repertoire.
The student can make basic simplifications of accompaniments by reducing the basic harmonic material.
The student can harmonise melodic lines.
The student can make simplifications of accompaniments by reducing the basic harmonic material.
The student can make chord progressions him- or herself.
The student can make simple chord progressions him- or herself.
2.4 The student masters the correct playing techniques and postures.
The student can play existing piano scores and/or accompaniments of an average level of difficulty.
4.3 The student reflects critically on him- or herself and his surroundings.
The student knows the various working methods required to develop piano playing without the score.

Course content

See the vade mecum.

1. Pianistic skills (see B1): in B2, greater refinement is expected; more sophisticated use of pedals (shorter pedal interventions in portato and in function of phrasing); expansion of the dynamic sound pallet; sound relations (discant/bass):

- Playing of existing keyboard music and Small preludes and fugues (see representative repertoire list)

- Playing of obligatory song accompaniments: songs by Schubert, Mozart, Beethoven, etc. in a reduced form

2. Aspect of practical harmony: playing of letter schemes; elaboration of simple melodic accompaniments; score reduction (preferably from own repertoire); simple rhythmic and melodic improvisations on a chord scheme and/or based on musical forms/models; introductory exercises to transposing...

Study material (text): Mandatory

Piano at your disposal.
Scores (to be borrowed from the KCA library or purchased on the teacher's advice).

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis30,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours60,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearArtistic practical assessment30,00
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment during the examination series30,00Januari
Academic yearArtistic skills assessment during the examination series40,00Mei/juni
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00