French Horn: Secondary (1 per semester, maximum of 8) Individual instruction in French horn one-half hour per week. For students who qualify.
BRASS 101J French Horn: Secondary (1 per semester/maximum of 8)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
The goals of this course are to introduce, define, and develop the musical and technical skills required to play the French horn well in a variety of musical settings. The instrument is active in orchestral, band, chamber, and solo settings. Therefore, the basic goal for serious horn students as well as amateur horn students is to be proficient and versatile. The repertoire studied includes a variety of musical genre including the use of technical etudes, lyrical studies and standard solo works in a variety of styles. This course directly affects the student's ability to participate and contribute in the various ensembles on campus. The teacher and the student evaluate the student's progress and performance. Suggestions for improvement are agreed upon and developed. The course is offered to both music majors and non-majors. Students receive a one-half hour lesson per week, assuming at least 5 hours of practice. Enrollment can range from 5-8 per semester depending on the availability of staffing.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.