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MUS010: Private Lessons

Private music lessons offer students an individualized learning experience with a private instructor.

Private music lessons offer students an individualized learning experience with a private instructor. In the lessons, students develop technique and expression, while they explore the repertoire for their instrument. Students receive one 50-minute lesson per week and are expected to practice a minimum of two hours per week. Students are required to attend at least one concert on campus each term. Provides 1/3 credit per term toward the studio/performance arts requirement; credit is granted upon completion of three consecutive terms of study of the same or closely related instruments. Private lessons may also be taken for audit, i.e., non-credit. Half-period lessons provide no academic credit. Note: Private lessons are billed in addition to tuition. Students on financial aid receive partial scholarship for private lesson fees for one set of lessons. Students normally receive 10 lessons per term. At least 8 lessons are required to pass this course. Private lessons in the following instruments are offered: Bagpipes, Banjo, Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Composition, Djembe, Double Bass, Drum Set, Electric Bass, Euphonium, Flute, Fiddle, French Horn, Guitar, Harmonica, Harp, Mandolin, Oboe, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Sitar, Tabla, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Ukulele, Violin, Viola, and Voice.