Instrumental Workshop 1
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Humanities/ Fine Arts Division
Roger Lewis
Butler Community College 
Fall 1997

 

Instrumental Workshop I

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
MU154. Instrumental Workshop I. 1 hour credit. Prerequisites: Ability to read music proficiently and concurrent enrollment in College Band. This class provides for sectional rehearsal of concert band repertoire for brass, woodwind, and percussion players. It also allows for master class presentations and performances for players in each of those instrument groups.

TEXTBOOK:
None.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
The primary objective of Instrumental Workshop is to facilitate the refinement of performance repertoire for the Concert Band and to offer focused instruction in the unique aspects of brass, woodwind, and percussion playing.

TOPICAL OUTLINE OF UNITS:

  1. Warm-up
  2. Scales and Arpeggios
  3. Tuning
  4. Rehearsal/Master Class
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
Methods of class instruction may include: rehearsal, audio-visual; class discussions; attending live concert performances; guest clinicians.

METHODS OF EVALUATION:
Methods of evaluation may include: class attendance; subjective analysis of students attitude and sense of decorum's; concert reports; and other methods of evaluation at the description of the instructor.

OUTLINE REVISION:
The forgoing is a working outline and will be revised as deemed necessary by the instructor.

Miscellaneous:
Students with impaired sensory, manual or speaking skills are encouraged and have the responsibility to contact their instructor, in a timely fashion, regarding reasonable accommodation needs.