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Music Theory Keyboard Information

Music students are strongly encouraged to own a portable electronic keyboard for personal use and study.  Students will benefit in many classes from having access to a keyboard.  Theory classes often have keyboard assignments, and teachers expect that students will have access to a keyboard for doing homework and reinforcing class activities.  Portable keyboards are available for less than $150 at music stores and other retailers.  We recommend a keyboard with full-size keys and a 5 octave range (approximately 61 keys).  Many students may already own larger, more elaborate keyboards, which will work as well.