Course Description for Violin and Viola Pedagogy
Violin and Viola Pedagogy
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Description: This course will cover the study of various violin/viola teaching methods and playing techniques as well as the selection of appropriate repertoire and studies for students of all levels. Methods will include developing proper playing and practicing techniques, correct playing posture and instrument hold, as well as exploration of the uses of scales and etudes. The instructor will present various exercises and excerpts and offer commentary. Students will analyze, discuss, and present selected exercises as assigned by the instructor.