Skip to content

Course Syllabus

Course: MUSC 1206

Division: Fine Arts, Comm, and New Media
Department: Music
Title: Woodwind Chamber, First Year

Semester Approved: Spring 2016
Five-Year Review Semester: Spring 2021
End Semester: Spring 2022

Catalog Description: Chamber ensemble groups for woodwind players. Available to music majors and non-music majors who wish to develop their musicianship and small-ensemble performance skills. This course is repeatable for credit.

Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Credit/Time Requirement: Credit: 1; Lecture: 0; Lab: 2

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None


Justification: This course will provide students with opportunities to explore and experience standard woodwind ensemble literature. Courses like this are taught at all NASM-accredited institutions both in the state and across the country. This is similar to brass chamber, percussion ensemble, and string chamber music courses.


Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will learn the standard woodwind ensemble literature from the Western European and American cultures. Students will be assessed through class participation, rehearsal preparedness, and concert performance.  

Students will be taught ensemble performance techniques. Students will be assessed through class participation, rehearsal preparedness, and concert performance.  

Students will be able to respond more sensitively to a greater spectrum of artistic works because of their firsthand experiences with the musical works studied in this course. This will be assessed through class participation, and concert performance.  


Content:
Students will learn the standard woodwind ensemble literature from the Western European and American cultures. In addition, students will be taught the small ensemble performance techniques. This course is repeatable for credit.

Key Performance Indicators:
Students will be assessed through:

Rehearsal Preparedness (20%-30% of final grade) 

Concert Performance (25%-35% of final grade) 

Class Participation (25%-40% of final grade) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Pedagogy Statement:


Maximum Class Size: 25
Optimum Class Size: 15