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Bachelor of Music in Music Education

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Bachelor of Music in Sound Recording Technology

Bachelor of Music in Combination with an Outside Field

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies

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Ithaca College Undergraduate Catalog 2002-2003

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Music Education Courses

552-10100, 552-10200, 552-20100, 552-20200 Music Field Experience   NLA

    Four semesters of observation or participation in music teaching in a variety of settings and student developmental levels accompanied by seminars. 0.5 credit. (Y)

552-30100-552-30200 Choral Conducting   NLA

    A course designed to develop proficiency in manual and aural skills. The second semester is a continuation of those goals with special emphasis placed on rehearsal techniques. 2 credits. (F-S)

552-30300-552-30400 Instrumental Conducting   NLA

    A course designed to develop proficiency in manual and aural skills. The second semester is a continuation of those goals with special emphasis placed on rehearsal techniques. 2 credits. (F-S)

552-34600 Classroom Instruments   NLA

    Techniques and materials for teaching children to play classroom instruments, including Orff instrumentarium, soprano recorder, Autoharp, and guitar. 1 credit. (F-S)

552-34700 String Pedagogy   NLA

    Pedagogical techniques and field experience for teaching string instruments in private, small group, and large ensemble settings. A synthesis of pedagogical concepts introduced in secondary instrument classes. Prerequisites: Junior standing; secondary instruments through sophomore year; to be taken concurrently with 552-37100. 2 credits. (F)

552-35600 Laboratory Band   LA

    A survey of elementary and junior high school ensemble materials. Students perform on instruments other than their major and may, at the discretion of the instructor, be given opportunities to conduct rehearsals. Class meeting: Two hours per week. 1 credit. (S)

552-35700 Lab Orchestra   NLA

    A survey of elementary and junior high school ensemble materials. Students perform on instruments other than their major and may, at the discretion of the instructor, be given opportunities to conduct rehearsals. Class meeting: Two hours per week. Prerequisites: Junior standing. 1 credit. (S,O)

552-36100 Teaching Vocal-General Music   NLA

     Works in tandem with the junior vocal student teaching experience at Immaculate Conception School. The pedagogical principles, philosophical issues, and the state and national standards that were introduced during the prerequisite courses are continued at a more advanced level and applied with children from preschool through grade 8 in the music classroom. Prerequisites: Junior standing; 552-34600; 552-36700. 1 credit. (F)

552-36200 Teaching Instrumental Music   NLA

    Emphasis is placed on implementing a successful school instrumental music program including philosophical issues, national and state standards, administration, evaluating, assessment, recruitment techniques, ensemble classroom management, and advocate/parent relations. Also a forum for field experience questions and issues. Prerequisites: Junior standing; secondary instruments through the sophomore year. 1 credit. (S)

552-36700 Music Education for Children   NLA

    Emphasis is placed on planning, implementing, and evaluating an eclectic curriculum based on conceptual pedagogy. Study of the influences of Dalcroze, Orff, and Kodály. Projects in designing materials for large group, small group, and individualized instruction pre-kindergarten through grade 6. Survey of adaptations necessary for the special learner in music in a "mainstreamed" setting and an "inclusive" setting. 2 credits. (F-S)

552-36800 General and Choral Music in the Secondary School   NLA

    The study and practical application of materials and techniques for teaching general and choral music in middle, junior high, and high school. Special consideration is given to music for the changing-voice choir. 2 credits. (F-S)

552-36900 Student Teaching: Vocal   NLA

     Junior year. Observation of experienced teachers, followed by biweekly teaching experience under supervision in a local parochial school (Immaculate Conception School). Prerequisites: Junior standing; 552-34600; 552-36700. 2 credits. (F)

552-37000 Student Teaching and Seminar: Vocal   NLA

    Junior year. Observation of experienced teachers, followed by weekly teaching experience under supervision in a local parochial school (Immaculate Conception School). Prerequisites: Junior standing; 552-34600; 552-36700. 2 credits. (S)

552-37100 Student Teaching: Instrumental   NLA

     Junior year. Observation of experienced teachers, followed by weekly teaching experience under supervision in area elementary schools. Prerequisites: Junior standing; secondary instruments through sophomore year. 2 credits. (F)

552-37200 Student Teaching and Seminar: Instrumental   NLA

    Junior year. Observation of experienced teachers, followed by weekly teaching experience under supervision in area elementary schools. Prerequisites: Junior standing; secondary instruments through sophomore year. 2 credits. (S)

552-37500 Wind Instrument Pedagogy   NLA

    Pedagogical techniques and field experience for teaching woodwind and brass instruments in private, small group, and large ensemble settings. A synthesis of pedagogical concepts introduced in second instrument classes. Prerequisites: Junior standing; secondary instruments through sophomore year. 2 credits. (F)

552-40100 Advanced Choral Conducting   NLA

    The study of conducting choral music with a variety of styles and interpretive techniques. Students have the opportunity to conduct several visiting high school or college choirs during class session. Prerequisites: 552-30200 or 552-30400. 2 credits. (S)

552-40200 Advanced Instrumental Conducting   NLA

    Studies and practices aimed toward improved clarity of basic stick technique through the use of unequal motions (rhythmic and melodic). Practical exploration of rehearsal techniques with an emphasis placed on clarity and efficiency in solving problems of balance, ensemble, intonation, and phrasing. Prerequisites: 552-30400. 2 credits.

552-44000 Materials for Band Music Education   NLA

    The study and evaluation of materials appropriate for teaching elementary, junior high, and senior high school band. Included is the examination of method books, instructional materials, and music for concert band, marching band, and jazz ensemble. Prerequisites: Completion of all required junior-level courses in instrumental music education. 2 credits. (S)

552-44900 Marching Band Techniques   NLA

    A study of techniques employed by high school and college marching bands, including arranging, fundamentals, and charting procedures. Each student is required to chart an entire field band show. Extensive use is made of film and videotape. 2 credits. (S)

552-46800 Senior Block Student Teaching: Vocal   NLA

    Senior year. A diversified half-semester, full-time teaching experience in a carefully selected public school emphasizing the junior and senior high school levels. 6 credits. (F-S)

552-46900 Senior Block Student Teaching: Instrumental   NLA

    Senior year. A diversified half-semester, full-time teaching experience in a carefully selected public school emphasizing the secondary school levels. 6 credits. (F-S)

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