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MUSE 348. Woodwind 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 Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply basic principles of technique and musicianship appropriate to flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone.
2. Design instructional approaches and modifications for teaching each of the five woodwind 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 woodwind instruments.
4. Compose or arrange beginning level ensemble pieces that demonstrate idiomatic writing for the woodwind instruments.

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