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Cleveland State University Course Info

Cleveland, Ohio

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MUS 446

Instrumental Methods

Open only to music education majors. Development of instructional methods for elementary, middle- and high-school instrumental ensembles, including specific strategies for concert, jazz and marching bands, and string-and full-orchestras. Strategies for recruiting and starting beginners, selecting or creating appropriate materials, and refinement of rehearsal skills. The course includes an in-class lab component during which students will practice rehearsing a peer ensemble. Students will also have an opportunity to continue developing performance skills on secondary instruments. Course requires 5 hours of field experience.

Units: 2.0

Prerequisites:
MUS 360 - Introduction to Conducting
and
MUS 354 - Teaching Percussion Instruments
and
MUS 353 - Teaching Brass Instruments
and
MUS 352 - Teaching Woodwind Instruments