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MUSE 349. Percussion Techniques and Pedagogy

Credits: 2
Department: Music
Description: Techniques and skills for percussion performance. Selection of instruments and repertoire, care and maintenance, teaching techniques and rehearsal strategies, and instructional materials for the music educator.
Semester Offered: Even Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply basic principles of technique and musicianship appropriate to each percussion instrument.
2. Formulate a mature concept of tone production on each instrument as expressed through performance.
3. Design instructional approaches and modifications for teaching percussion.
4. Identify musical considerations in the interpretation of percussion scores.
5. Notate scores and parts according to professional standards for percussion instruments.

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