MUSP 295: Applied Instruction for Career Development

Citrus College Course Outline of Record

Citrus College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Fall 2021
Credits: .5
Total Contact Hours: 27
Lecture Hours : 9
Lab Hours: 0
Hours Arranged: 18
Outside of Class Hours: 18
Prerequisite: Audition.
Transferable to CSU: Yes
Transferable to UC: No
Grading Method: Standard Letter

Catalog Course Description

A beginning level workshop class in applied music including analysis of technique deficiencies needed for career development by a private instructor. This course may be taken four times. 9 hours lecture, 18 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
  • demonstrate performance skill improvement as it relates to specific technique problems to enhance career development

Major Course Content

  1. Enhancement of Practice Techniques 
  2. Organization of Performance Techniques
  3. Consultation with private instructor on specific improvement techniques
  4. Repertoire Overview

Hours Arranged Content

  1. Technique Development
  2. Practicum drills
  3. Repertoire Selection and Development as it relates to Career Development
  4. Sight-Reading Development

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