Applied Music Prep-Saxophone
Course Description:A course of private instruction for students preparing for the freshman level of performance. Credit earned in the MV-(B,K,P,S,V,W) 1011-1016 series will not apply toward the requirement of the principal instrument. May be repeated up to a maximum of 4 times for credit.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Solo literature and technique books appropriate to the level of the student will be assigned on an individual basis. Music must be purchased within two weeks after it has been assigned.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Area 5: Humanities
College-Level Competency: Interpret, evaluate, and appreciate works of human culture
H-1 Compare works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music) in various cultures or literary movements
H-2 Analyze artistic expressions (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-3 Communicate informed responses to works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
H-4 Explain thematic connections among works of the humanities (art, philosophy, architecture, literature, film, theatre and/or music)
Music Studies Competency: Compare, analyze, appreciate and demonstrate works of music while applying foundational knowledge and skills; including the ability to work independently and collaboratively to prepare performances at the highest possible level.
Mu-1 Create new works of music
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level Student Learning Objectives||Discipline-Specific |
|Demonstrate rhythmic control.||H3||Behavioral Observation, Jury, Recital, Skills Performance|
|Use appropriate musical style characteristics.||H1, H2, H3|
|Perform music literature.||H1, H2, H3|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
The instructor will conduct a course of private instruction for students via a combination of rehearsal, out-of-class practice, and performance opportunities. Music literature appropriate to the level of challenge will be assigned and concepts will be explained in class. The student will learn by guidance from the teacher by learning varied repertoire, and regularly practicing the concepts presented. The instructor will hold weekly office hours to address further questions and student needs outside of class time. The final grade will be based on class participation and skills performance.
Students are expected to:
- Arrive to class on time
- Participate in their lesson and be focused in class
- Practice outside of class time
- Participate in student recital and assigned performances
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