For music majors in varied years of study. Non-majors and music majors in their secondary areas may register for these courses with consent of instructor. Studio seminars may be required. Additional fees will be assessed for these courses.
This course will help musicians refine and correct their body maps (i.e. mental representation of the body's size, structure, and function), increase inclusive awareness, and cultivate efficient movement based on the body's design. An accurate body map promotes increased technical facility, enhances musical performance, and helps prevent injury.
Instruction in the literature for small ensembles. Ensembles should be approved by an instructor before registration. Open to all students regardless of major. All ensemble members must be registered. This is a chargeable credit and will count toward the 36 credits for the year.
Methods and materials of teaching these instruments to elementary and secondary students. Includes knowledge of and proficiency on these instruments, pedagogy, materials, assessment and grading for individual and small group studio lessons. Required for instrumental music licensure.