MUSP 290: Applied Music I Beginning

Citrus College Course Outline of Record

Citrus College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Winter 2021
Credits: 2
Total Contact Hours: 98
Lecture Hours : 18
Lab Hours: 0
Hours Arranged: 80
Outside of Class Hours: 36
Prerequisite: Audition.
Transferable to CSU: Yes
Transferable to UC: Yes - Approved
Grading Method: Standard Letter

Catalog Course Description

A beginning level workshop class in applied music including a private one-half hour lesson per week, attendance and participation in a weekly concert hour and skill and repertoire building activities. 18 lecture hours, 80 lab hours arranged.

Course Objectives

  • demonstrate refinement of elements of good musicianship including accuracy of notes, rhythm, pitch, breathing, etc. as appropriate to student's performance medium at the beginning level
  • demonstrate performance skill improvement to a faculty jury and through public performances at the beginning level
  • demonstrate knowledge of music style and interpretation through his/her performance medium at the beginning level

Major Course Content

I. Introduction to Practice Techniques at the beginning level

II. Organization of Performance at the beginning level

III. Concert Hour Attendance

IV. Repertoire Overview

Hours Arranged Content

I. Technique Development

II. Essay Preparation

III. Repertoire Selection and Development

IV. Sight-Reading Development

V. Preparation for Jury Performance

VI. Jury Performance and Evaluation

Suggested Reading Other Than Required Textbook

Musical Scores and Texts Industry Periodicals

Examples of Required Writing Assignments

A short essay, transposition, chord chart or other assignment by the private teacher based on the individual student's educational needs is required.

Examples of Outside Assignments

Practice Technique Practice Music Attend Concerts Instrument-Specific Drills

Instruction Type(s)

Lecture, Lab, Online Education Lecture, Online Education Lab