MUS-2362 Instrumental Techniques II

3 credits

Prerequisite: MUS-2361.

Instrumental Techniques II picks up where Instrumental Techniques I leaves off and should be taken sequentially. This course is designed to prepare music education students to teach brass and percussion instruments to beginning and intermediate-level students. Techniques for successful beginning brass and percussion instruction and performance are studied, along with instructional planning procedures and resource materials. Students' teaching and playing competencies will be centered on the trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, and snare drum as well as many other percussion instruments including bass drum, timpani, cymbals, band and orchestra auxiliary percussion and Latin/African hand percussion.