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MUSC 1740. Percussion Study. 1 Hour.

Required of students pursuing an Instrumental Music Education major. Fulfills music elective credit for other music degree emphases. Covers the history of percussion instruments and their pedagogy and performance as well as potential methodologies to use in public school curriculum. Classes will consist of lecture, hands-on playing, and assembling materials for future reference. Course objectives include mastering basic percussion stroke and applying it to various instruments and utilizing techniques and proper stick/mallet to produce desired timbres. Successful completers should be qualified to identify and remedy percussion playing performance errors in grade 7-12 music. SP (Odd years).