|COURSE NUMBER:||MUSI 344|
|COURSE TITLE:||Woodwind Techniques|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Eila Peterson|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 1.5(hrs lect 0 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||This course is designed to assist the student and
future teacher in developing the necessary skills, techniques,
knowledge and teaching methods for woodwind instruments including the
flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and saxophone as part of a Secondary
Music Education focus.
Prerequisites: Prerequisites: MUSI 216, 217, 264; MUSI 259 or 260; and 3 credits of music history at the 300-level
|REQUIRED TEXTS:||Frederick Westphal, Guide to Teaching Woodwinds. 5th
ed. ISBN: 9780697043924, Mandatory, Essential to Pass the Course
All students will need access to each of the instruments studied, either borrowed independently or rented. A group rental rate will be negotiated with The Bandstand Ltd.
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
|COURSE OBJECTIVES:||The purpose of this course is to aid the student and future teacher in developing effective teaching methods for clarinet, flute, saxophone, oboe, and bassoon. A comparison of different band method books will highlight specific teaching problems for each instrument, features of different fingering charts, and similarities and differences between the instruments.|
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