MUS-3310 Band Methods

2 credits

Prerequisite: MUS-2014 or MUS-2314, MUS-2250, MUS-2361, MUS-2362, and MUS-3401.

Band Methods familiarizes music education students with the requirements and responsibilities of teaching band in elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Students will focus on developing philosophical, theoretical, and practical methods of teaching instrumental music. Students will develop critical thinking skills pertinent to the instrumental education through a review of scholarly literature and discussion of current issues facing the instrumental music educator. Upon successful completion of Band Methods, students will be equipped to effectively manage instrumental music programs at the elementary, middle, and secondary levels.