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MUSE 347. Brass Techniques and Pedagogy

Credits: 2
Department: Music
Description: Techniques and skills for performance. Selection, care and assembly of instruments, teaching, techniques, and instructional materials.
Semester Offered: Odd Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply basic principles of technique and musicianship appropriate to trumpet, French horn, trombone, and tuba.
2. Design instructional approaches and modifications for teaching each of the brass instruments that utilize a variety of instructional materials and repertoire, representing diverse periods, cultures and skill levels.
3. Discuss the historical and acoustical background of brass instruments.
4. Compose or arrange beginning level ensemble pieces that demonstrate idiomatic writing for brass instruments.

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