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MUSC 34400 - Instrumental Methods

Course Credit: 0.5
METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR TEACHING INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC This course provides a study of specific methods of delivering instruction in instrumental music, covering band and orchestra instruments. Emphasis is on recruitment and retention of instrumental music students, appropriate teaching techniques for musical and technical concepts for instrumentalists from the beginning years through high school, integration of technology into the instrumental classroom, and differentiation of instruction for all students and especially for those with special needs. Administrative and organizational aspects are also addressed. Field experiences in grades 5-12 instrumental music settings are a major component of the course. Required of all B.M.E. majors. Prerequisite(s): MUSC-29000 and MUSC-34200 Spring.