SyllabusSpring2012.doc - GEORGETOWN COLLEGE Department of Music 215(1 hour credit Woodwind Instruments Class Syllabus Spring 2012 Dr Sonny Burnette

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GEORGETOWN COLLEGE Department of Music 215 (1 hour credit) Woodwind Instruments Class, Syllabus, Spring 2012 Dr. Sonny Burnette; Office: NMB 12 Office phone: 8112; Cell: 502.542.1911 E-mail: [email protected]ollege.edu COURSE DESCRIPTION: A study of the fundamentals of playing and teaching woodwind instruments. TEXTBOOK: Westphal, Frederick W. Guide to Teaching Woodwinds , 5th ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 1990. ISBN 0-697-04392-4 Burnette: Handouts on the web. REQUIRED MATERIALS: Large three-ring binder. Purchase of single reeds for clarinet and saxophone. (Optional purchase of one oboe reed and one bassoon reed). COURSE OBJECTIVES: (1) To guide the student in developing fundamental performance skills on each of the woodwind instruments. (2) To provide the student with insights into performance problem-solving where each of the woodwind instruments is concerned. (3) Through the student's personal experience and gained knowledge regarding each instrument, to equip the student with the necessary skills to effectively teach beginning musicians in developing correct performance skills. (4) To provide the student with essential skills in making simple instrument repairs. (5) To provide the student with information regarding acceptable instrument purchases.
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