Jan 17, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalogue 
    
2021-22 University Catalogue

MMED 657 Foundations of Teaching Strings for the Music Educator



3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course will focus on foundational methods of teaching, learning and assessing in the beginner and young strings classrooms. Rehearsal strategies, pedagogical necessities for developing correct playing habits, and the teaching and learning process for young string musicians are the integral elements of the course. Exploration of various string methods, including the Suzuki method and more modern methods, will be explored. Repertoire for beginner strings ensembles and young string ensembles and orchestras will complete the foundations of this course. Students will be required to play a stringed instrument during this course.

This course is not repeatable for credit.