MVW 4640: Woodwind Pedagogy
Course Description for Woodwind Pedagogy
Description: This course is designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of teaching and performance techniques for woodwind instruments. Students will be provided with pedagogical knowledge of private woodwind instrument teaching including student motivation, tone production, technique, articulations, transpositions, and a survey of literature. Topics include the historical development of woodwind instruments, repertory and pedagogy, the study of pedagogical literature, and the proper performance practices for each historical period and genre studied.