Queen's University

String Techniques and Methods 1 [MUSC 185]

An introduction to the orchestral strings through class instruction. Fundamental playing techniques will be emphasized. Includes the study of ranges, fingerings, bowings, transpositions, tunings, basic instrument maintenance, method books and teaching techniques. Rental instruments available.

NOTE    Optional Instrumental rental fee of $75 plus HST per term.  Students with RCM Grade 8 Theory or Equivalent may request permission from the School to take this course without the prerequisite.

PREREQUISITE   MUSC 104/3.0 or registration in a B.Mus. or B.M.T. Plan or permission of the School.