Private Instruction 4 - Woodwind
Principal instrument study level 4 woodwind.
Private Instruction 5 - Woodwind
Principal instrument study level 5 woodwind.
Private Instruction 6 - Woodwind
Principal instrument study level 6 woodwind.
Private Instruction 7 - Woodwind
Principal instrument study level 7 woodwind.
Private Instruction 8 - Woodwind
Principal instrument study level 8 woodwind.
Essentials of Success
This course will address student adjustment to the experiences associated with an urban college: self-direction and learning, time management, decision-making, problem-solving, personal issues, and sensitivity toward diversity. Upon completion of the course students will be familiar with campus life, available support services, academic expectations, faculty roles, social responsibility, and study/practice technique.
Computer Literacy for the Professional Musician
A course designed to familiarize Professional Music majors with the fundamentals of computer theory and operation, using the Apple Macintosh platform. Hands-on instruction will include word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and database applications. Students will have access to the Professional Education Division technology facility for class and individual practice.
Financial Management for Musicians
Overview of the financial planning process, including budgeting, risk management, taxes, retirement planning, estate planning, and investments.
Investment Principles for the Professional Musician
This course focuses on the personal investment portfolio. Review of securities such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other investments, along with principles of portfolio management, will be included. Goals, objectives, risk tolerance, and time constraints will determine the strategy that is used to build a portfolio of mutual funds, stocks, or bonds. Review of events in today's dynamic and complex markets will be discussed. Special attention will be paid to interest rates and their impact on securities.
The Private Studio Teacher
Aspects of private studio teaching including pedagogy, literature, technology, and business considerations. Philosophy and attitudes essential to the successful private instructor. Choosing appropriate methods and materials. Overview of new technological resources for the private teacher.
A study of the concepts, skills, and practices of entrepreneurship with the goal of preparing the student to realistically deal with the essentials of setting up a business in the music industry in which he/she is in total control of profit and earnings. Case studies and guest lecturers present a broad range of experiential wisdom.
Music Career Planning Seminar
Development of career goals from musical interests and aspirations, and behaviors that will foster and enable the transition from student to professional. Development of career-oriented communication and presentational skills.