Private Lesson 4: Bass

Course Code: MAJ 2001

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course is a series of one-on-one lessons on a student's major instrument (guitar, bass, piano, drums, trumpet, saxophone, trombone, clarinet, flute, voice or other). It consists of a weekly one-hour lesson designed for each student according to his or her individual needs. The student is instructed in all areas pertaining to his or her instrument, including tone production, technique, time feel, reading, phrasing, improvisation, musicality and ensemble performance. At the end of the second year, students must take a Showcase Jury performance exam that incorporates relevant repertoire and techniques and is evaluated by a panel of faculty members. This showcase is comprised of twenty memorized tunes. Individual instrument areas may have additional requirements.