NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
MUS 285 - ADVANCED APPLIED MUSIC-PERCUSSION (1-2 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Continuation of MUS 185 - Applied Music-Percussion.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

This course is designed to provide the student with individual instruction in standard percussion instruments.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY

Completion of first year Applied Music-Percussion, MUS 185.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The student will develop musical techniques and musicianship through the study of appropriate exercises and repertoire.

MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED

    1. Development of technical facility
    2. Stylistic differences in repertoire
    3. Performance
OPTIONAL TOPICS
    1. Biographical information about composers
    2. Development of aural perception
    3. Master classes
    4. Concert attendance
    5. Ensemble playing
Revised 5/98

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