Bachelor of Music Education Degree

Sample course of study

Year 1

Develop basic warm-up routine

Develop and maintain weekly practice plan

All major and minor (harmonic, melodic, and natural) scales, two octaves

Representative method and etude books:

Tenor Trombone:

Fink: Introducing Legato

Kopprasch: 60 Selected Studies

Bass Trombone:

Fink: Introducing Legato

Ostrander: Basic Techniques

Representative solo repertoire:

Tenor Trombone:

Galliard: Sonatas

Hasse: Suite

Bass Trombone:

Hindemith: Three Easy Pieces

Lieb: Concertino Basso

Chamber Music (Trombone Ensemble)

Year 2

Representative method and etude books:

Tenor Trombone:

Fink: Studies in Legato

Edwards: Introductory Studies in Tenor & Alto Clef (Before Blazevich)

Bass Trombone:

Fink: Studies in Legato

Ostrander: Basic Techniques

Representative solo repertoire:

Tenor Trombone:

Bernstein: Elegy for Mippy II

Hindemith: Sonata

Rimsky-Korsakov: Concerto

Telemann: Fantasy No. 1

Bass Trombone:

Jacob: Cameos

Raph: Rock

Semler-Collery: Barcarolle and Chanson Bachique

Chamber Music (Trombone Ensemble)

Year 3

Representative method and etude books:

Tenor Trombone:

Bordogni (Rochut): Melodious Etudes, Book I

Edwards: Introductory Studies in Tenor & Alto Clef (Before Blazevich)

Bass Trombone:

Bordogni (Rochut): Melodious Etudes, Book I

Aharoni: New Method for Bass Trombone

Representative solo repertoire:

Tenor Trombone:

Bassett: Suite

Grondahl: Concerto

Larsson: Concertino

Sulek: Vox Gabrieli

Bass Trombone:

Bozza: Prelude and Allegro

McCarty: Sonata

White: Tetra Ergon

Orchestral Excerpts

Chamber Music (Trombone Ensemble)

Year 4

Perform half recital

Representative method and etude books:

Tenor Trombone:

Bordogni (Rochut): Melodious Etudes, Book I

Blazevich: Clef Studies

Bass Trombone:

Bordogni (Rochut): Melodious Etudes, Book I

Aharoni: New Method for Bass Trombone

Representative solo repertoire:

Tenor Trombone:

Bozza: Ballade

Ewazen: Sonata

Serocki: Sonatine

White: Sonata

Bass Trombone:

Hidas: Rhapsody

Stevens: Sonatina

White: Tetra Ergon

Orchestral Excerpts

Chamber Music (Trombone Ensemble and Brass Quintet)