Sep 25, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 3470 - Instrumental Methods II

Advanced study of the materials and methods needed for successful teaching of instrumental music in the schools. Various philosophies of music education and curriculum development will be discussed. Extensive involvement with actual teaching of bands and orchestras in public schools is a central part of this course. Students will focus on the development of aesthetic behaviors and performance objectives for middle school/junior and senior high instrumental ensembles. Specialized ensemble techniques including jazz and chamber ensemble and solo and small ensemble contest and festival preparation in band and orchestra will be discussed. Literature for the various high school level ensembles will be reviewed and studied. In addition to administration and development of various types of instrumental ensembles, students will study chamber ensemble performance utilizing secondary instruments.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: MUS 3440 with a “C” or better.

Credits: 3 hours

When Offered: Spring

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