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MU453 Teaching Piano Internship II (1.5)

This course offers students an opportunity to teach a weekly 45-minute group piano class of beginning level students and

to teach a private piano lesson with supervision. Weekly meetings address topics such as lesson planning, promoting

parent/teacher/student relationships, and organizing recitals and other performance opportunities. P

rerequisite: MU356.

MU454 Teaching Piano Internship III (1.5)

Continuation of MU453.

Prerequisite: MU453.

MU460 Recital (2)

A 60-minute recital given in the senior year by performance majors. Permission to give a recital must be acquired the previous

semester, and the program and/or pre-recital must be approved at least one month before the recital date.

MU460E Senior Project for Audio Technology (2)

Final project incorporating audio content, such as sound for a short film or music video, sound recording, and post-

production, etc.

MU464 Vocal Pedagogy (2)

The science and art of training the singing voice. Principles of resonance, breath support, registration, and expression.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MU466 Vocal Literature (2)

Performance and study of vocal literature from all the major periods. Purpose is to survey as much literature as possible to

study the development of vocal music as well as its use for teaching purposes.

MU473 Advanced Piano Literature (2)

Performance and study of keyboard literature from early baroque to the present. Purpose is to survey as much literature as

possible to study development of keyboard music and its use for teaching purposes.

MU474 Orchestration (2)

The instruments: ranges and limitations. Scoring for sections and full orchestra. The church orchestra.

Prerequisite: MU242A.

MU476 Advanced Conducting (2)

Advanced techniques in choral and instrumental literature.

Prerequisite: MU271.

MU477 Instrumental Pedagogy (1)

Survey of methods and literature as they apply to an instructor in a specific instrument.

MU478 Instrumental Literature (1)

Performance and study of literature for the specific instrument from early stylistic periods to the present. Purpose is to

survey as much literature as possible to study the development of music for the instrument as well as to study its use for

teaching purposes.

MU482 Senior Seminar in Music (2)

A course for graduating seniors that correlates music history, literature, and theory, with a writing component expressing

the student’s philosophy of life from the Christian perspective. Emphasizes leadership and encompasses the wide-sweeping

expectations of the profession. Includes preparation for the major field exam, career possibilities, and an exit interview.

Combines with the recital requirement to provide a capstone course.

MU483 Piano Pedagogy III (2)

An introduction to teaching piano lessons within a group setting (whether adult, average age, or pre-school) by examining

the approaches of various music educators and by comparing examples of group piano methods.

Prerequisite: MU386.