Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Students may enroll for 1.0 credit (for a 30 minute, weekly lesson) or for 2.0 credits (for a 60 minute, weekly lesson). Music majors should enroll for 2.0 credits. After registering for applied lessons, please contact Jeffrey Cobb, Director of Music Programs (email@example.com or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A prearranged lesson time with the assigned instructor is arranged and studies/compositions, as appropriate, are prepared for continuing musical development. Students are expected to perform, at a minimum, for one Music Convocation each semester. Group 2 course.
Students must have a high school level competency on a musical instrument and be able to read music at a high school level.
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Demonstrate breath control (singers and instrumentalists).
- Demonstrate accurate pitch.
- Demonstrate accurate rhythm.
- Demonstrate good diction (singers), or articulation (instrumentalists).
- Play/sing with good tone quality.
- Perform with good stage presence.
- Demonstrate mastery of instrumental/vocal technique required for the repertoire performed.
- Demonstrate interpretive skill.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- See themselves as artists.
- Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
- Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Learning How to Learn:
- Express interest in music from other cultures and genres.
- Value differences in cultural expressions of creativity.
- Recognize the role music plays as an expression of social concerns.
- Read study effectively.
- Frame useful questions.
- Develop educational goals.
- Direct/regulate their own learning.
- Learn through collaboration.