Performing on a Stringed Instrument
Demonstrate the ability to play with expression simple tunes, with proper playing position, tone quality, intonation, and rhythmic accuracy on all four orchestral instruments.
String Skills and Techniques
Demonstrate ability to identify skills and techniques common to all string instruments.
Effective Sequencing and Instruction
Demonstrate ability to effectively sequence and instruct these fundamental skills.
Diagnosing Technical and Aural Problems
Demonstrate ability to diagnose technical problems and propose remedial strategies. This includes developing and improving the necessary aural skills needed for effective string teaching.
The Role of String Instruction
Demonstrate an enthusiasm for and understanding of the role of orchestra/string instruction in the K-12 school music curriculum as a means of realizing a comprehensive music education.
Develop the professional skills, traits, and behaviors expected of a professional music educator.
Pedagogues and Movements in String Education
Students will know selected string pedagogues, and demonstrate ability to identify important movements in string education.
Discover ways to appropriately teach by the Spirit in a secular educational setting (D&C 50:13-22).