House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus MUSP-1205-08 (Appl Commercial Mus- Guitar)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
MUSP-1205-08 (Appl Commercial Mus- Guitar)
|Instructor||Deasy, Michael William|
|Course ID #||10424|
|Course Title||Appl Commercial Mus- Guitar|
|Course Description||Private instruction in guitar with goals related to commercial guitar|
|Required Textbooks||Music Reading For Guitar, by David Oaks, Hal Leonard Publishing|
|Learning Objectives||Demonstrate proficiency in commercial music repertoire and technique, develop a professional, discplined approach to performance skills and present a juried performance for the faculty|
Reading music will be learned and developed both sight reading and practiuced assignments
The study of chords including partials theory as it pertains to commercial guitar. the student will also be assigned practice in accompaniment to various melodic structures.
Lead guitar playing , ad-libed, sight reading, practiced songs, will assigned based on the students slikk level
|Discussion Topics||Period music, various styles, classical, jazz country blues all will be discussed along with practical application to the guitar|
Applied Music Lessons
Based on a semester that typically runs 14 – 15 class weeks, the number of required lessons per semester is 9. This means that the 9 lessons is the minimum number of lessons a student can attend and still qualify for a grade of an “A” (along with the instructor’s own grading criteria).
The grading system for applied music lessons is:
9 and more lessons: May qualify for an A; contingent upon instructor’s other grading criteria.
8 lessons: May qualify for a B but cannot qualify for an A. B is the highest grade possible when combined with other grading criteria.
7 lessons: May qualify for a C but cannot qualify for an A or B. C is the highest possible grade when combined with other grading criteria.
6 lessons: Can qualify for an I (Incomplete) if the instructor is willing to make up lessons. This is at the instructor’s discretion. Otherwise, the student will receive an F.
|Determination of Final Grade||
chord structure and performance 15%
creative solo 15%
reading linier 15%
reading chords 15%
mid term 10%
Final exam 15%
|Final Exam Date||May 12, 2011 - 3:00 PM|
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