MUS326 Course Information

Title:Secondary Music Methods

A study of various strategies for teaching music at the secondary level. Topics will include: children's’ growth and development as it relates to principles of music learning, decision-making and interpersonal skills for adolescents; effective classroom and rehearsal management for adolescents; assessment strategies for adolescents; requisite skills in conducting and musical leadership; and issues pertinent to the instruction and design of the secondary music program. Emphasis will also be placed on the role of secondary music instruction in the musical life of students, and the role of secondary music instruction as related to the larger curricular environment. This course is offered in two distinct sections: instrumental and vocal.

Prerequisites: MUS 102