Brass

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2019-20
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The following courses are offered by the Band Department. Please check the Schedule of Classes for course offerings each semester and consult individual course entries in this schedule for information on course prerequisites and corequisites.

For Brass Performance Study courses (lessons, masterclass, and recitals), please click here.

MUS  E508 - Euphonium Pedagogy

This course is designed to acquaint graduate euphonium students with current methods and materials in teaching and their practical applications. Students will receive an introduction to the latest pedagogical methods, music teaching technology, and apps that aid in teaching lessons.

MUS  E509 - Horn Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  E510 - Trumpet Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  E511 - Trombone Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  E512 - Tuba Pedagogy

Observation of two private lessons per week taught by major teachers. Term paper required.

MUS  M641 - Brass Literature I

Teaching materials for horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Elementary and advanced exercises, etudes, methods for class and private instruction, clef and transposition studies, and orchestral repertoire. Survey of sources announcing and evaluating new materials.

MUS  M642 - Brass Literature II

Solo and chamber music literature for horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Development of brass instruments and literature from Renaissance to the present. Survey of sources announcing and evaluating new materials.