Course Code: MEL 3501
Academic Year: 2023-2024
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills for careers in teaching contemporary music and/or academic graduate studies in contemporary music. Students develop the knowledge, skills, materials, curricula, and methodologies for teaching contemporary music to students of all ages and abilities in the following educational venues: elementary school, secondary school, college, university and private studio. Repertoire, resources and rehearsal/delivery techniques are developed through job shadowing and student teaching. A wide range of teaching scenarios is covered including various sizes of classrooms and ensembles as well as one-on-one lessons and music technology applications.