MUS 6528 – Graduate Piano Pedagogy II
Dr. Michael Rushing
Prerequisite: Graduate standing with instructor’s approval
Credit hours: 2
Location: Aven 208
Day/Time: M/W 1:00-2:50
This course is designed to meet the requirements of the Master of Music Degree in Piano Pedagogy and the Master of Music in Performance.
(from the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy 2004 Task Force on Pedagogy Curricula) – By the end of this course, students will gain
“Mississippi College students are expected to be scrupulously honest. Dishonesty, such as cheating or plagiarism or furnishing false information, including forgery, alteration or misuse of College documents, records or identification, will be regarded as a serious offense subject to severe penalty, including, but not limited to, loss of credit and possible dismissal” (MC General Bulletin). See MC Policy 2.19 for official policy.
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
Discussion of reading assignments, discussion of lectures, and group and individual projects will be graded. Performance quizzes will be administered in which the student is expected to perform assigned literature at a high musical level.
Class attendance is an essential part of university education, and students are expected to attend regularly and punctually all classes and laboratories for which they are registered. Cumulative absences may result in a lowered grade or loss of credit for the course. Tardiness is also subject to penalty, as is any failure to complete required class work on time.
Graduate students should read the Graduate Orientation Manual in its entirety. This is an important part of the orientation for graduate students. Please get your hard copy from your department or from the Graduate Office in Nelson 202. You may also view the manual on the web at this address: http://www.mc.edu/academics/graduate/graduate/orientation.pdf