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5680: Advanced Instrumental Music

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and music coordinator approval. This course prepares students to teach instrumental music to students at the elementary and secondary level. The course emphasizes the formation of a philosophy of music education and practices that consider the developmental needs of students as they are introduced to musical concepts and skills through the playing of musical instruments in bands, orchestras, and other instrumental ensembles. Topics of the course may include lesson planning and the creation of behavioral objectives, teaching musical notation, rhythmic reading, sight reading, principles of musical acoustics, tone and intonation, bowing and articulation, and the study of rehearsal and performance procedures.
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Section 001