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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog
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MUP 063 - Studio Instruction: Percussion (Pre Major)

2 Credits, 0.5 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 5 lab periods

Weekly studio instruction. Course of study jointly determined by the instructor and student. Development of performance skills is stressed.

Information: Audition as a music major and faculty signature required before enrolling in this course. Contact the music department for audition and placement information. May be taken two times for a maximum of four credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Use proper physical characteristics for playing.
  2. Utilize proper practicing and mental approaches for playing.
  3. Improve upon the student’s musicianship at whatever level he/she enters.
  4. Demonstrate playing of major scales from four sharps to four flats.
  5. Demonstrate awareness and the ability to play basic rhythms.
  6. Develop increased awareness of music literature and its interpretation.

  1. Introduction to Basic Sound Production on a Variety of Percussion Instruments
  2. Accurate Rhythmic Interpretation
  3. Interpretation of Linear Lines
  4. Literature That is Listed as Etudes in Nature
  5. Literature That is Listed as Excerpts in Nature
  6. Introduction to Basic Rudimental Patterns

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2017/2018

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