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Schons, Suzanne

Piano
Degree
PhD University of Oklahoma
Office
Brady Educational Center, LL23
Phone
(651) 962-5865
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5865
Mail
University of St. Thomas
Department of Music, BEC 05
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Suzanne Schons teaches piano and courses in piano pedagogy at St. Thomas. Before coming to St. Thomas she was a tenured Associate Professor of Music at the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, where she coordinated the graduate and undergraduate piano pedagogy programs and taught class piano. She holds a PhD in Music Education with an emphasis in Piano Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma, and also has degrees in Piano Performance. Dr. Schons is an active researcher and clinician in piano pedagogy, has presented sessions at the national conventions of various music teacher organizations and numerous state conventions. She has published articles on teaching piano, and is the editor for new music and book reviews at the Piano Magazine. Along with her college teaching, she enjoys performing, researching, adjudicating and teaching piano to children and adults.

Summer 2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2020 Courses

Fall 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
MUSC 101 - 01 Piano Skills I - T - R - - - 0955 - 1045 BEC LL23

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1045

Location:

BEC LL23

Course Registration Number:

44493 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Suzanne M. Schons

This course teaches the keyboard skills required for music majors whose principal instrument is not piano. It includes training in basic keyboard technique, sight reading , score reading, accompanying, transposing, playing by ear, harmonizing melodies, and making practical applications of music theory. Prerequisite: MUSC 113 (concurrent registration preferred)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSC 101 - 02 Piano Skills I - T - R - - - 1050 - 1140 BEC LL23

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1050 - 1140

Location:

BEC LL23

Course Registration Number:

44996 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Suzanne M. Schons

This course teaches the keyboard skills required for music majors whose principal instrument is not piano. It includes training in basic keyboard technique, sight reading , score reading, accompanying, transposing, playing by ear, harmonizing melodies, and making practical applications of music theory. Prerequisite: MUSC 113 (concurrent registration preferred)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSC 201 - 01 Piano Skills III - T - R - - - 0800 - 0850 BEC LL23

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 0850

Location:

BEC LL23

Course Registration Number:

44495 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Suzanne M. Schons

This course teaches the keyboard skills required for music majors whose principal instrument is not piano. It includes training in basic keyboard technique, sight reading, score reading, accompanying, transposing, playing by ear, harmonizing melodies, making practical applications of music theory, and the development of other skills studied in Piano Skills II. Prerequisites: MUSC 102, and MUSC 213 (concurrent registration preferred).

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSN 171 - 01 Piano Ensembles - - - - - - - - BEC LL21

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

BEC LL21

Course Registration Number:

44015 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Suzanne M. Schons

Study and performance of duets and two-piano music. One major performance per semester. Membership by audition.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MUSN 171 - 02 Piano Ensembles - - - - - - - - BEC LL21

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

BEC LL21

Course Registration Number:

46154 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Suzanne M. Schons

Study and performance of duets and two-piano music. One major performance per semester. Membership by audition.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

J-Term 2021 Courses

J-Term 2021 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location