Instrumental Practicum

Instrumental Practicum
Applied conducting technique, score analysis and preparation, evaluating solo performance, and applying learning theory.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMUSIC 235A & MUSIC 296
 ProgramsContaining MUSIC 377A
Course Outcomes

Score analysis

Students will demonstrate ability to analyze scores in terms of form, phrasing, meter, cueing, balance and harmonic analysis, provide score markings for each. Transposing skills are required.

Rehearsal Planning and Strategies

Students will create lesson plans that identify and target specific music elements by predicting and prioritizing rehearsal issues.

Students will learn and implement diverse teaching strategies

Students will rehearse, perform, and evaluate in real time.

Students will analyze and assess performance practice in live lab settings.

Conducting Skills and Experience

Students will develop and demonstrate mastery of conducting techniques.

Students will demonstrate clear and expressive conducting iand effective communication through conducting.

Students will experience and use a variety of assessment strategies

Formative Assessment

Students will peer-assess in pairs and in groups, mentor each other in lesson presentation, and self-reflect on progress, goals and challenges

Students will be assessed by instructors with written comments, rubrics and live commentary on teaching sessions.

Summative Assessments

Lesson plan preparation

Conducting Final

Professional and Courteous Conduct

Students will show empathy, respect and courtesy towards each other throughout the leanrning process.