Adult Musicianship and Sight Reading

Preparatory Music at Holy Names University, in partnership with The Kodaly Center, presents:
Sight Reading and Musicianship Classes in the Kodaly Method A transformative approach to ‘thinking in sound’
Holistic, experiential technique for all levels: beginner to intermediate and advanced

Designed for adults as well as for teenagers who are serious about music, Adult Musicianship and Sight-reading classes are Kodaly-based classes that develop holistic musicianship, utilizing internal hearing, the intellect and the spirit. Each class provides students opportunities to cultivate and practice aural skills, sight-singing, dictation, and understanding harmony.

Learn to:

  • Sight-sing
  • Develop aural skills
  • Practice dictation
  • Understand harmony
  • Create your own music

Who can benefit?
Amateur musicians and singers (ages 15 and up)
Choral directors and vocal teachers
Vocal and instrumental musicians
Undergraduate and graduate music students

Recurring 8-week series each fall and spring, Tuesdays from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Katherine Baird at or 510.436.1224.

Phone: (510) 436-1224
Phone HNU: (510) 436-1000
3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619
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