This course will present the educational philosophies, objectives, teaching methods, and musical materials of the Suzuki, Gordon, and Dalcroze methods of music education.
This course introduces students to the function and structure of the brain and its application to their own study of music.
This course will enable students to experience music of diverse cultures and give them skills for developing their own resources.
This course will include suggestions for test taking, memorizing material, organizing time, creating calendars, working on personal motivation techniques, taking multiple choice tests, and writing
Students will learn a series of pieces to be played on Orff instruments.
A survey for music education majors of literature written for, and/or performed by, bands and orchestras in the elementary and secondary public schools.
A survey for music education majors of choral literature for and/or performed by solo, small, and large ensembles in the elementary and secondary public schools.
An overview of basic marching band techniques. Emphasis on the study of commands and maneuvers, color guard techniques, and charting procedures necessary for the development of half-time shows.
This course will address instrument repair for brass, woodwind, string, and percussion instruments used in traditional ensembles.
An overview of the instrumental instruction program in the K-12 schools. Detailed examination of teaching techniques for beginning instrumental students.
Assigned practical experience in elementary and secondary schools of the Greater Boston area. Minimum of 45 hours field work at the site.
Student teaching experience in elementary or secondary schools. A minimum of 450 clock hours practice teaching in kindergarten to grade 12 is required.
This course will introduce students to music education for young children, from birth through the first five years of life.
The study of composition is fundamental to understanding the expressive qualities of music. It provides an ideal framework for exploration and experimentation with the basic materials of music.
Part two of ME-387, this course addresses the rebuilding of woodwind, brass, string, and percussion instruments, especially those needing significant work.
Part three of ME-387 and ME-P388, this course covers keyboard instrument repair, including minor tuning of standard pianos.
This course explores the roles and responsibilities of music producers and engineers from idea inception to finished product.
Pro Tools has become the undisputed recording industry standard for digital audio production.
This online course focuses on developing critical listening skills with particular emphasis on analyzing recording and mix techniques in the context of the popular music mix.
This course will examine the nature of art and aesthetics as presented in the German Idealist Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, one of the major philosophers instrumental in the formation of modern ae