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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.