PY.510.112.  Intro To Msc Education.  1 Credit.  

An overview of music teaching as a profession, including an examination of contemporaryphilosophical and pedagogical trends in music education as well as roles and attitudes ofthe elementary and secondary school music teacher.

PY.510.211.  Brass Class.  2 Credits.  

Study of the trumpet, trombone, horn, and tuba with an emphasis on methods and materialsfor the instruction of beginners in the public school setting.

PY.510.212.  Woodwinds Class.  3 Credits.  

Study of the clarinet, flute, oboe, bassoon, and saxophone with emphasis on methods and materials for instruction of beginners in the public school setting.

PY.510.213.  Basic Instrumental Pedagogy.  1 Credit.  

Study of the trumpet, clarinet, and violin to familiarize guitarists, vocalists, and pianists with fundamental concepts of brass, woodwind, and stringed instrument playing. Also includes elementary pedagogy related to those instruments.

PY.510.223.  Percussion Class.  1 Credit.  

Study of the percussion instruments. Emphasis is on playing techniques, percussion notation,and diagnosis of student problems. Also included are basic maintenance and repairprocedures.

PY.510.237.  Secondary Choral Ensemble I.  2 Credits.  

Development of conducting skills and rehearsal strategies appropriate to the secondary school choir. Also includes methods of teaching singing in the large ensemble setting.

PY.510.238.  Sec Instmntl Ens I.  2 Credits.  

Development of conducting skills and rehearsal strategies appropriate to the secondaryschool band/orchestra. Also includes methods of teaching wind, string, and percussionplaying in the large ensemble setting. Open to majors only.

PY.510.311.  Techniques for Teaching Elementary General Music.  3 Credits.  

An eclectic approach to teaching vocal and general music in elementary and middle school. Includes organization of instruction, selection of appropriate materials, theories of learning, childhood development, and basic guitar instruction. Observation and guided teaching in local schools are required. Open to majors only.

PY.510.312.  Tech Teach Elem Instr Ms.  3 Credits.  

Techniques of Teaching Elementary Instrumental Music is designed to provide students with opportunities to develop and refine instrumental music teaching skills, strategies, and progressive techniques through teaching experiences in classroom and rehearsal settings in the public schools. The seminar content emphasizes knowledge and practical application of learning theories, classroom management strategies and development of lesson plans with integrated literacy in the content area knowledge. Application of this knowledge and content will be evidenced in the practicum setting this semester.

PY.510.313.  Tech Teach Sec Instr Mus.  3 Credits.  

Principles of secondary education and activities of Conducting the Secondary InstrumentalEnsemble (510.338), plus independent projects and workshops related to marching bandand jazz ensembles. Open to certification candidates only

PY.510.314.  Tech Teach Sec Vocal/Gen.  3 Credits.  

A performance-based approach to teaching vocal and general music in secondary schoolsand continued study of an eclectic approach to teaching general music. Includes principlesof secondary education, organization of instruction, selection of appropriate materials, theoriesof learning, and adolescent development. Observation and guided teaching in localschools included. Open to majors only.

PY.510.324.  Strings Class.  3 Credits.  

Study of the violin, viola, cello, and double bass with emphasis on methods and materials for instruction of beginners in the public school setting.

PY.510.337.  Secondary Choral Ensemble II.  2 Credits.  

Development of conducting skills and rehearsal strategies appropriate to the secondary school choir. Also includes methods of teaching singing in the large ensemble setting.

PY.510.338.  Sec Instmntl Ens II.  2 Credits.  

Development of conducting skills and rehearsal strategies appropriate to the secondaryschool band/orchestra. Also includes methods of teaching wind, string, and percussionplaying in the large ensemble setting. Open to majors only.

PY.510.411.  Intern Teaching.  6 - 12 Credits.  

Supervised student teaching in public schools daily for one semester (8 weeks in elementary, 7 weeks in secondary).

PY.510.413.  Music And Language.  3 Credits.  

An overview of strategies for teaching reading and other language skills, and examination of relationships between music learning and language learning.

PY.510.414.  Mus & The Spcl Student.  3 Credits.  

An overview of instructional strategies and modifications for special students, includingphysically impaired students, talented/gifted students, abused children, and students withsocial/emotional disorders. Open to majors only.

PY.510.441.  Intern Teaching Seminar.  1 Credit.  

Concomitant with 411, the seminar is devoted to discussion of problems related to teaching music in the schools. Special emphasis is on practices in the secondary school.

PY.510.609.  Adv. Cond. Techniques for Mus Ed.  2 Credits.  

Advanced Conducting Techniques for Music Educators is designed to help graduate music education students develop score reading and analysis skills, formulate interpretive ideas, as well as develop conducting techniques to communicate those interpretations discovered during score study.

PY.510.611.  Psychology of Music Teaching.  2 Credits.  

Application of selected theories of learning to teaching music in the elementary and secondary school. Characteristics of childhood and adolescent development will also be examined with implications for designing appropriate musical instruction.

PY.510.612.  Research in Music Education.  2 Credits.  

A seminar in research specific to music education. Prepares the teacher to read and interpretmusic education research in professional publications. The course includes an examinationof basic procedures of historical, descriptive, and experimental research in musiceducation. Offered in alternate years.

PY.510.613.  Hist./Philos. Music Educ.  2 Credits.  

A seminar on historical and philosophical perspectives of music education. Includes the study of the history of music education in the United States and various philosophies of music education. Offered in alternate years.

PY.510.614.  Supervision & Curriculum Development.  2 Credits.  

Supervision and Curriculum Development is designed to examine the role of the music supervisor or department coordinator in the public schools including issues concerning curriculum, class scheduling, staff supervision/evaluation/improvement of instruction, budgets, public relations and research problems in planning and executing a modern program. The course includes the development of curriculum guides and materials with specific focus on individual areas of interest.

PY.510.615.  Independent Study/Music Education.  1 - 4 Credits.  

Elective credit may be granted for graduate courses or workshops in an area of specialization; Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, or Suzuki certification; courses included in JHU’s Carey Business School or School of Education. Students may also enroll in Music Education Electives through Peabody as an Independent Study, with permission of a Music Education Faculty member.

PY.510.616.  Music Educ Ind Study.  1 - 3 Credits.  

Elective credit may be granted for graduate courses or workshops in an area of specialization; Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, or Suzuki certification; courses included in JHU’s Carey Business School or School of Education. Students may also enroll in Music Education Electives through Peabody as an Independent Study, with permission of a Music Education Faculty member.

PY.510.621.  Graduate Practicum.  2 Credits.  

Observation and guided teaching in a variety of settings, designed to enhance and expand the teaching skills of the practicing educator. Includes individualized video-taping of teaching demonstrations and follow-up conferences. Practicum experiences are arranged according to student interests and needs and may include teaching and supervisory internships.

PY.510.626.  Music Education/Society.  2 Credits.  

A seminar examining the role of music in general society and the role of music education in schools. Discussions will be based on readings from two disciplines: sociology of music and sociology of education. Offered in alternate years.

PY.510.653.  Adv Gen Music Tech XXVIII.  1 Credit.  
PY.510.657.  Adv General Music Techniques XXIX.  1 Credit.  
PY.510.691.  Independent Field Study.  4 Credits.  

The Independent Field Study is the culmination of applied academic material gained through the graduate music education coursework. The Field Study, usually completed at the end of the degree program, will be a scholarly document dealing with current issues in music education. It may be a research project, a curriculum development project, a lecture-recital or any other type of project concerned with current music education issues. The pre-requisite: Music Bibliography and Research in Music Education courses ensure that the student has the content knowledge and skills needed to complete original research or a research informed project in their field/area of interest. The purpose of the study is to allow the graduate student to demonstrate their working knowledge of research, writing, teaching, psychology, and philosophy within the field of music education in a scholarly document. The music education instructor of the student’s choosing chairs the study.

PY.510.699.  Ind. Study - Music Educ..  1 - 3 Credits.