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Jazz Pedagogy Emphasis

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    Jazz Pedagogy Emphasis

    The principal goal of this graduate degree in jazz pedagogy is to provide students with a practical education of the highest quality. It is designed as a summer-only program for music educators who wish to focus on developing their skills in a program of study that is based upon theory, nomenclature and practices of jazz.

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    Ready to get started? Find out how to apply to the Master of Music in Music Education program and get started on your application right away. If you have questions about whether the program is right for you, contact Anne Mikan at 614-236-6199 or amikan@capital.edu.   

    Program Dates:

    Session I: June 25 - July 13, 2018
    Session II: July 16- 27, 2018

    Curriculum Requirements

    33 total semester hour credits

    Music Education (12 credits)
    ED 601 Educational Psychology in the Music Classroom (3)
    ED 602 Research in Music Education (3)
    MM 603 Foundations of Music Education (2)
    MM 670 Final Project (4)

    Music Courses (13 credits)
    MM 620 World Music Seminar (2)
    MM 625 Seminar in Musical Styles and Application (2)
    MM 636 Seminar in Jazz/Contemporary Theory/Aural Skills (2)
    MM 637 Seminar in Jazz Improvisation (2)
    MM 656 Seminar in Musical Leadership (2)
    MM 658 Seminar in Rhythm Section Techniques (1)
    MM 672 Music Technology Seminar (2)

    Electives (8 credits chosen from below)
    MM 602 Ensembles (2 @ 1 credit each)
    MM 604, Seminar in Arts Business and Administration (2)
    MM 638 Seminar in Jazz Composition (2)
    MM 639 Seminar in Jazz Arranging (2)
    MM 657 The Complete Band Workshop (2)
    MM 681 Individual Instrument Studio Instruction (1-2)*
    MM 685 Special Topics in Jazz Pedagogy (2-4)
    MM 686 Brass Instrument Pedagogy (2)
    MM 687 Woodwind Instrument Pedagogy (2)
    MM 688 Percussion Instrument Pedagogy (2)
    MM 689 String Instrument Pedagogy (2)
    MM 693 Special Topics in Music (2)  

    * Contact Bob Breithaupt to schedule private lessons. This course includes an additional applied lesson fee. 

    Additional courses may be added, subject to approval by the department and dean.