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  • Keyboard Proficiency Exam Requirements

    B.M.E., Vocal:

    A, B, C, D, E, G, I, J

    B.M.E., Instrumental:

    A, B, C, F, G, H, I, J

    B.M.E., Vocal/Instrumental Combined:

    A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J

    B.A.:

    A, B, C, D, G, (H or I), J

    Please note that keyboard majors are not required to prepare category "G."

       
    A Play all major scales for two octaves, hands together
    B Play all harmonic minor scales, which begin on white keys, for two octaves, hands together
    C Sight-read a single melody line accompanied by indicated chords (primary triads only) in a stylistically appropriate accompanimental pattern
    D Play a prepared open vocal score with a minimum of four parts
    E Sight-read an open vocal score with a minimum of two parts
    F Read a single transposing instrument's line from a full orchestral or concert band score
    G Play an approved, prepared piece
    H Play an approved, prepared accompaniment with an instrumental soloist
    I Play an approved, prepared accompaniment with a vocal soloist
    J Sight-read a piano piece