Brass Techniques II: Trumpet (0.5) A class setting in which trumpet performance techniques, teaching/diagnostic strategies, instructional materials, and literature are taught, practiced, and developed.
MUSIC 251A Brass Techniques II: Trumpet (.5)
This course develops proper performance techniques on the trumpet in a class setting. Teaching techniques and materials specific to the trumpet are demonstrated and applied. Students will develop a performance level that will enable them to provide a desirable aural model for intermediate and advanced trumpet students. Students are introduced to appropriate trumpet teaching techniques; standard trumpet teaching materials including method books, etudes, and solo literature; effective strategies for diagnosing problems in student performances; and recommended instruments and equipment for all levels of trumpet study. Class meetings will occur twice per week for 1/2 semester. Students will be expected to practice outside of class meeting times. Grades will be based on students' musical achievement on the trumpet and understanding of material presented. There will be multiple performance assessments throughout the course. This course is recommended for students working toward entrance to the Teacher Education Program in Music and the Bachelor of Music Education degree.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.