MUS 250 - Applied Music - Contrabassoon

Course Description

Private lessons for strings, brass, woodwinds, guitar, piano, voice, organ, and percussion are offered. Student 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 (, or 995-1338), before or during the first week of classes for placement with an applied music instructor. A pre-arranged 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.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • 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 pieces performed.
  • Demonstrate interpretive skill.
Human Dimension:
  • See themselves as artists.
  • Collaborate with others in a creative environment.
  • Recognize the personal and societal importance of self-expression and creativity.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • 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.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Read study effectively.
  • Frame useful questions.
  • Develop educational goals.
  • Direct/regulate their own learning.
  • Learn through collaboration.