MUSL110 Performance Class

Department of The Arts: Music

I. Course Number and Title
MUSL110 Performance Class
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
Permission of the Department of the Arts and current enrollment in Program of Study (1019) - Music or
Concurrent registration in one of the following private lesson courses: MUSL100, MUSL111, MUSL112, MUSL211, or MUSL212
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
Students of the same applied instrument perform solo repertoire from their lessons and develop critical listening skills by evaluating the performances of their peers.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. perform selected solo repertoire competently in a classroom setting;
    2. develop critical listening skills; and
    3. articulate accurate evaluations of peer performances.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. performance of solo repertoire from lessons
    2. critical listening of student performances of solo repertoire with attention to criteria, such as accurate pitch, rhythm, dynamics, phrasing, technical considerations, stylistic integrity, and related topics as applicable
    3. discussion of performance assessment methodologies
    4. critical evaluations of solo performances of peers
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    The instructor assesses students according to the following criteria: competent performance of selected solo repertoire before a peer audience, successful participation as peer evaluators in a group setting as directed by the instructor in critical listening tasks.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date: 11/2010; New Core 8/2015