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Choral Techniques 1
CHORAL TECH 1
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 376A CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A one-semester course for development of classroom management, rehearsal, and performance skills for the choral ensemble.
TAUGHT: Fall, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Classroom management in the public schools, rehearsal strategies, advanced choral conducting, and sound production of the choral ensemble.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Relate textbook reading to future teaching application.
2. Consider the ideas of content-related scholarship.
3. Produce a professional portfolio.
4. Understand the value of music education and methods used in teaching.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will be required to attend class regularly, work in small groups to prepare presentations, participate in three out-of-class observation experiences, and demonstrate knowledge and skill through written, oral, and conducting exams.
PREREQUISITES: Students must be a Bachelor of Arts: Secondary Education Music - Choral major and have successfully completed the first two-year recommended sequence of that major. In some cases, other music students may participate with the permisison of the instructor.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003