Aug 12, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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MUS 246 - Choir Methods & Materials


2 credit(s)
Designed to provide music education students with intellectual knowledge and practical skills that will allow them to successfully teach music through performance in choir. The theoretical component of the course will cover a brief history of choir education in the US along with the content analysis of major pedagogical approaches unique to teaching music through performance in choir. The practical component of the course will provide students with insights into how to teach voice and choir in group settings at all three levels of skill development: the beginning level, intermediate level, and advanced level along with the selection and analysis of representative pieces from choir literature. Field experience consisting of observing successful music educators in local school districts and teaching in teaching laboratories will make learning in this courses more complete and related to real world teaching situations.
Prerequisite(s): MUS 181 .   May be taken concurrently.



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