Bret is the author of Woodwind Basics: Core concepts for playing and teaching flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. All music majors except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Topics in Instrumental Pedagogy Principles, playing and teaching procedures, and materials for teaching individual instrumental flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, harp, guitar, percussion lessons to students of varying skill and artistic levels. A detailed video on how to use this book is also available on YouTube. Evaluation of contemporary trends and tech niques in methodology. Harmonic dictation using root position triads. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J.
All music majors except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Piano skills necessary for music educators. This series aimed toward conductors in school settings, private teachers, as well as to students, uses technology in a creative way, including computerized sound clips of the playing of professional oboists, including the authors. Guidelines for listening to and writing about music. Studies in Performance Open only to master's degree students majoring in performance or to other master's students by permission of instructor. Everything you need to teach a group of music education students is all in one place. This book is already receiving warm welcomes from all over the oboe community.
Accompanying I Prerequisite: Jury I. This book is also valuable for woodwind techniques classes. Professors and teaching assistants finally have a comprehensive, systematic tool to teach woodwind technique classes, and the students have a priceless tool to refer back to as they move forward through their own professional teaching careers. One of the most unique and valuable aspects of this work is the information regarding how we use our bodies when we play our instruments. The clear and practical approach combined with the resources for more information works for me and certainly would work for public school folks! Today, they are made of wood, metal, plastic or some combination. Exploration of selected musics of the world from the perspective of ethnomusicology or study of music as an aesthetic communication that possesses meaning only in relation to specific, situated sociocultural contests. Readings in depth and discussions in individual conferences; subject to be selected by students and their advisers.
A final paper or project is a central component of this course. Address: Woodwind Educators Press P. Includes an introduction to the Schenker method of music analysis and review of chromatic harmony as necessary. Here is all the information you will need to teach woodwinds, including notated exercises appropriate for class instruction. All courses are repeatable for credit. The strings are the largest family of instruments in the orchestra and they come in four sizes: the violin, which is the smallest, viola, cello, and the biggest, the double bass, sometimes called the contrabass.
Introduction to the World's Music Prerequisites: G. The presentation and new ways of explaining core concepts are simply terrific. The book contains playing exercises for each instrument, group exercises in score form, and fingering and trill charts. Teaching woodwind players about how to clean and maintain their instruments is one topic that is incredibly important but also one that is often overlooked or given only a token mention during the first few lessons. Topics in Music Special studies in ethnomusicology or music appreciation, business, education, history, literature, theory, or technology. Keyboard Literature Piano majors only. Subjects include basic practice concepts, establishing a daily routine of scales and arpeggios, polishing techniques, managing practice sessions, developing articulation, and more.
Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. Required of all music majors each semester they are registered for classes until the senior recital is completed. This wonderful resource provides all of the most important basic information without all of the unnecessary extras to wade through. Ray McClellan, Guy Yehuda, Daron Bradford and Heather Rodriguez. But the moisture can also damage your instrument. Introductory study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to singing in English, Italian, German, French, Spanish and Latin. This is a hands-on book with excellent audio examples that demonstrate correct and incorrect examples of playing, as well as a wealth of videos and resources.
Principles, choral techniques, literature, and materials for use in vocal music programs in the public schools. Song literature, musical games, and basic skills for the recorder and guitar appropriate for use in the elementary music classroom. She received both her D. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. Pop Music: Jazz and Rock Prerequisites: G. Polyphony of the 17th and 18th centuries; analysis and composition of melodic lines, imitative, strict and invertible counterpoint, canon, and fugue. The first recipient of this recognition was Dr.
One recent post delves into the most macabre of topics relating to the clarinet — the final resting places of famous clarinetists. A comprehensive survey of the disciplines of harmony, counterpoint, and analysis, with respect to the music of the 18th through 20th centuries, with an emphasis on review and reinforcement. For those orders, we must have an official purchase order, mailed, faxed, or sent as an e-mail attachment. Survey of representative compositions of the twentieth century with respect to style and structure. If this happens to you, don't get crazy ideas about screwdrivers or electric drills.
I am so impressed with the systematic organization of the material. Watts is a British bass clarinet soloist and chamber musician. Principles, procedures, literature, and materials for use in instrumental music programs in the public schools. A term paper will be a central requirement for successful completion of this course. All music majors except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. His clarinet teachers have included D. Topical Seminars in Instrumental Music The study of advanced level instrumental literature, score interpretation, and performance practices as they apply to standard and special in strumental literature.