Javascript is currently not supported, or is disabled by this browser. Please enable Javascript for full functionality.

   
    Feb 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition 
    
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition [ARCHIVED]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

MUS 255 BEGINNING PIANO PEDAGOGY

3 Units - 3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab
Recommended Preparation: MUS 57 MUS 59 , or minimum of four years of piano studies.
MUS 255 examines a variety of published pedagogy methods and music conservatory traditions for teaching beginning piano. Students study pedagogy tools, music education software, music games, and pedagogy traditions from around the world such as the Kodaly Method, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, and Suzuki Method. This course will emphasize how to set up the hand position of a beginning student as well as varying approaches to teaching musical expression. It will discuss different learning modalities and how to work with students with special needs. Students will create lesson plans for private and group instruction for different age groups and will be evaluated on their teaching. Guest teachers will present monthly on varying topics. Students will be required to observe master teachers. NR



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)