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MVP 4640: Percussion Pedagogy

Course Description for Percussion Pedagogy

MVP4640: Percussion Pedagogy

Description: This course is designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of teaching and performance techniques for percussion instruments. Students will be provided with pedagogical knowledge of private percussion instrument teaching including student motivation, tone production, technique, articulations, transpositions, and a survey of literature. Topics include the historical development of percussion instruments, repertory and pedagogy, the study of pedagogical literature, and the proper performance practices for each historical period and genre studied.