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Music - Brass (BRASS)

BRASS 102J (GA) Trombone: Secondary (1 per semester, maximum of 8) Individual instruction in trombone one-half hour per week.

BRASS 102J Trombone: Secondary (1 per semester/maximum of 8)
(GA)

(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 trombone well in a variety of musical settings. The instrument is active in orchestral, band, jazz, chamber, and solo settings. Therefore, the basic goal for serious trombonists as well as amateur trombonists 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, presuming at least 5 hours of practice. Enrollment can range from 10-15 per semester depending on the availability of staffing.


General Education: GA
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: Arts
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: permission of instructor

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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