Private Lesson 6: Cello

Course Code: MAJ 3019

Academic Year: 2019-2020

This course is complimentary to Creative Development 1 or 2 and is comprised of a series of weekly one-hour major instrument private lessons designed to prepare the student for his or her third year recital. The student is instructed in all areas pertaining to his or her instrument, including tone production, technique, reading, phrasing, improvisation, musicality and ensemble performance. Near the end of the third year, students must complete a third year recital that incorporates relevant repertoire and techniques and is evaluated by a panel of faculty members. This showcase is in the form of a public recital of fifty to fifty-five minutes in length and is made up of original compositions, songs or arrangements by the student in consultation with his or her major instrument private teacher and Creative Development instructor.