Internship or externship in creative, performing, producing, or teaching applications of major course work. Designed to provide motivation, direction, and instruction for organists to improve their skills in specific areas: organ technique, organ repertoire, hymn playing, music theory, organ registration, and sight-reading. Includes review on many level-one topics.
Earlier editions of the textbook by Paul Harker, Basic Materials in Music Theory, may be used in place of the edition listed.
Formal organ training in technique, hymn playing, and registration and an understanding of basic music theory topics (intervals, major and minor scales, key signatures).
Course Outline: 
  1. Manual and Pedal Technique--Review
  2. Organ Types and Components
  3. Music Theory: Intervals
  4. Non-Speaking Stops
  5. Music Theory: The Basic and Major Scales
  6. Classification of Organ Stops by Pitch and by Family
  7. Hymn Registration
  8. Music Theory: The Minor Scales
  9. Solo and Accompaniment Registration
  10. Music Theory: Key Signatures
  11. Decision Making and Score Preparation