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Minor Music Education - (18 credits)

Offered by: Music Research     Degree: Bachelor of Music

Program Requirements

The Minor in Music Education is available to all students, with the exception of students in the concurrent B.Mus.; Major in Music Education/B.Ed.; Major in Music Elementary and Secondary program, subject to the approval of the Schulich School of Music. This Minor will take the place of free electives. The Minor Music Education has limited enrolment. Students must choose complementary courses from one of the three available streams.

Required Courses

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 credits selected from one of the following three streams:

Stream I: Studio Teaching

6 credits selected from:

9 credits selected from courses with a prefix of MUCT, MUGT, MUIT.

Stream II: Elementary Music

6 credits selected from:

  • MUCT 235 Vocal Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Choral Techniques : Development of basic singing skills through group voice lessons, lectures, and Choral Lab performances. Emphasis will be on: text production, breathing, projection, clarity of vowels and consonants, the International Phonetic Alphabet, and definition of voice categories. Simple diagnostic teaching skills will be developed through observation of group voice lessons.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • MUCT 315 Choral Conducting 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Choral Techniques : The fundamental skills of choral conducting, including baton technique, score reading, and rehearsal procedures. Conducting materials will be selected from representative choral works.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • MUGT 205 Psychology of Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    General Music Techniques : A study of the psychology of music.

    Terms: Fall 2016

    Instructors: Helene Boucher (Fall)

  • MUGT 354 Music for Children (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    General Music Techniques : Using child centered approaches such as Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze, students will explore techniques and philosophies for cultivating musical understanding in children aged 6-12. Research related to musical development and the fostering of creativity will also be investigated. A field experience and curriculum organization component is included.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking MUGT 356 or MUGT 357

  • MUGT 355 Music in Early Childhood (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    General Music Techniques : Organized as a laboratory, this course will explore the musical growth and development of children from birth to age six, with topics including heredity and environment, music skills and concept development, affective development, creativity, and musical activities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    • 3 hours

  • MUIT 250 Guitar Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : The fundamental techniques in guitar performance. Basic principles of beginning and intermediate pedagogy, sound production, historical development of the instrument, purchase of new and used instruments, maintenance and repair, and teaching materials and repertoire for solo and ensemble performance.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

9 credits selected from courses with a prefix of MUCT, MUGT, MUIT.

Stream III: Secondary Music

6 credits selected from:

  • MUCT 235 Vocal Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Choral Techniques : Development of basic singing skills through group voice lessons, lectures, and Choral Lab performances. Emphasis will be on: text production, breathing, projection, clarity of vowels and consonants, the International Phonetic Alphabet, and definition of voice categories. Simple diagnostic teaching skills will be developed through observation of group voice lessons.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • MUCT 315 Choral Conducting 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Choral Techniques : The fundamental skills of choral conducting, including baton technique, score reading, and rehearsal procedures. Conducting materials will be selected from representative choral works.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • MUGT 358 General Music for Adults and Teenagers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    General Music Techniques : General music approaches and teaching techniques for teens and adults.

    Terms: Winter 2017

    Instructors: Lisa Marie Lorenzino (Winter)

  • MUIT 201 String Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : The fundamental techniques in performance of four common stringed instruments, i.e., violin, viola, cello, and bass. Principles of sound production on stringed instruments, historical development of the strings, purchase of new and used instruments, maintenance and repairs, teaching procedures and reference materials.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • MUIT 202 Woodwind Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : The fundamental techniques in performance of five common woodwind instruments, i.e., clarinet, flute, oboe, bassoon, and saxophone. Principles of sound production, historical development of the woodwinds, purchase of new and used instruments, maintenance and repairs, teaching procedures and reference materials.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Peter Freeman (Fall)

  • MUIT 203 Brass Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : The fundamental techniques in performance of five common brass instruments, i.e., trumpet, horn, trombone, baritone, and tuba. Principles of sound production, historical development of the brass, purchase of new and used instruments, maintenance and repairs, teaching procedures and reference materials.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Trevor Dix (Fall)

  • MUIT 204 Percussion Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : The fundamental techniques in performance of percussion instruments commonly in use in symphonic bands and orchestras. Principles of sound production, historical development of the percussion, purchase of new and used instruments, maintenance and repairs, teaching procedures and reference materials.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Fall)

  • MUIT 250 Guitar Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : The fundamental techniques in guitar performance. Basic principles of beginning and intermediate pedagogy, sound production, historical development of the instrument, purchase of new and used instruments, maintenance and repair, and teaching materials and repertoire for solo and ensemble performance.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • MUIT 302 Advanced Wind Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : Continued exploration of brass and woodwind pedagogy. Methods for developing technique and musical sensitivity in beginning and intermediate performers will be explored through in-depth study of heterogeneous and homogeneous instrumental methods. Skill on secondary instruments and diagnostic and prescriptive teaching abilities will be extended through Lab performances and individual coaching projects.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • MUIT 315 Instrumental Conducting (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : The fundamental skills of instrumental conducting, including baton technique, score analysis, and rehearsal procedures; conducting materials are selected from representative orchestral works.

    Terms: Fall 2016, Winter 2017

    Instructors: Alain Cazes (Fall) Alain Cazes (Winter)

    • 3 hours and 2 hours lab

    • Prerequisites: MUGT 215, MUIT 201, 202, MUIT 203, MUIT 204, or MUIT 250, or permission of instructor.

    • Restriction: Open to non-music education students with permission of instructor.

  • MUIT 356 Jazz Instruction: Philosophy and Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Instrumental Techniques : Introduction to techniques for the development of school and community-based jazz programs. Topics will include: philosophy of jazz instruction, rhythm section, musical materials, techniques to develop improvisation and aural skills, jazz styles, score preparation, rehearsal techniques, and administration of jazz programs. Will include observation of rehearsals and coaching opportunities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

9 credits selected from courses with a prefix of MUCT, MUGT, MUIT.

Schulich School of Music—2016-2017 (last updated Aug. 26, 2016) (disclaimer)