MUSC 285/3.0 String Techniques and Methods
Instructor: Gisèle Dalbec-Szczesniak
This course is an introduction to the orchestral strings (violin, viola, and cello) through class instruction, emphasizing fundamental playing techniques. These will include the study of ranges, fingerings, bowings, transpositions, tunings, basic instrument maintenance, method books and teaching techniques. The student will learn to play the instrument and understand its workings well enough to assist in an educational string program.
NOTE Students will need to access their own instrument(s) and rental options will be made available on the first day of class if needed.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;78P)
PREREQUISITE (Registration in a MUSC, DRAM, or MUTH plan) or (MUSC 104 or MUSC 105) or permission of the school.
EXCLUSION MUSC 185/3.0