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Music (MUSIC)

MUSIC 254E Woodwind Techniques II: Bassoon (0.5) Performance and teaching techniques and materials selection for bassoon.

MUSIC 254E Woodwind Techniques II: Bassoon (.5)

This course is intended for music majors working toward the Teacher Education Degree Program in Music. This course may serve as a music education elective, and is best taken during the junior year. It should only be taken following successful completion of MUSIC 154 Woodwind Techniques I. The purpose of the course is to allow students to develop proper performance techniques in order to produce a characteristic sound on the bassoon at a sufficient level so that they can provide a desirable aural model for beginning and intermediate string students. Grades will be based largely on the performance achievement on the bassoon, in addition to development for resources for bassoon pedagogy and demonstration of appropriate diagnosis and prescription for bassoon performance problems. There will be two performance assessments during the course. There will be one midterm and one final assessment, weighted as listed:

Midterm Assessment (performance) 33%
Final Assessment (performance and written exam) 66%

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: MUSIC 154

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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