Tuba: Secondary (2 per semester, maximum of 16) Individual instruction in tuba one hour per week.
BRASS 114J Tuba: Secondary (2 per semester/maximum of 16)
(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 tuba well in a variety of musical settings. The instrument is active in orchestral, band, chamber, and solo settings. Therefore, the basic goal for serious tuba students as well as amateur tuba 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-hour lesson per week, presuming at least 10 hours of practice. Enrollment can range from 8-10 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.