Worship Leading Program Proficiencies

Worship Elements

  • Rhythmic keyboard accompaniment while singing the melody. This may be selected and prepared by the student. (No melody on the piano accompaniment).
  • Melody and accompaniment. This may be selected and prepared by the student. (Melody should be clearly defined in the right hand and the left hand should provide correct harmony in a simple accompaniment pattern.)

Sight-Read a Melody

  • Only of a hymn or other four part texture

Sight-Read and Transpose

  • A chord chart using block chords in both hands. It is recommended that the student us close cadence position for the chords. (Transposition of a m2 or M2nd up or down).

Scales

1. Major Scales

  • Major Scales, two octaves, hands together
  • Major Triad and inversions, blocked form, two octaves, ascending and descending, hands separately
  • Major Arpeggios, root position, two octaves, hands separately
  • Cadence (see Student Guide)

2. Minor Scales

  • Minor Scales, natural and harmonic forms, two octaves, hands together.
  • Minor Triads and inversions, blocked form, two octaves, ascending and descending, hands separately.
  • Minor Arpeggios, root position, two octaves, hands separately
  • Cadence (see Student Guide)

Play a Hymn

  • A four-part texture. Student may select and prepare hymn ahead of time.