ERIC Number: ED403176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Musique instrumentale 10-20-30: Instruments a vent et a percussion. (Instrumental Music 10-20-30: Wind and Percussion Instruments. Teaching Guide).
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch.
The introduction for this Alberta (Canada) music education guide offers reasons for students to study the fine arts at the secondary school level. A philosophy of music education is presented along with 5 key outcomes and 11 music appreciation expectations for secondary students to attain. The volume features wind and percussion instruments. The book is divided into five chapters. Chapter 1, "Implantation du Programme d'Etudes," looks at class organization; time devoted to program administration; time for teaching and for students; daily, monthly, and annual planning; and classroom location and design, equipment, furnishings, and musical instruments. Chapter 2, "Le Programme de Musique Instrumentale au Secondaire 2e Cycle," outlines the program including nine concepts and skills, a brief summary of the skills for level 10, level 20, and level 30; obligatory and optional types of musical compositions; a bibliography of general resources along with resources for wind and percussion instruments; and for each level musical titles for wind instruments accompanied by the composer/arranger and publisher. Chapter 3, "Implantation du Programme," describes managing the program including ideas about class organization, teaching, planning, and facilities and equipment. Chapter 4, "Notes d'Enseignement: Techniques Et Strategies," provides techniques and strategies for teaching. Among the topics covered are jazz music, musical repertoire, parent organizations, festivals, concerts, tours, solos and ensembles, budgets, and professional development. Chapter 5, "Evaluation," provides examples of student evaluations along with general guidelines for evaluation. An appendix offering photographs of orchestra seating, directing, the proper way to hold a wind instrument or percussion instrument, and the arrangement of the music room area, workroom, and instrument storage area concludes the guide. (EH)
Descriptors: Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, Instrumentation and Orchestration, Music, Music Activities, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Music Techniques, Music Theory, Musical Composition, Musical Instruments, Percussion Instruments, Secondary Education, Wind Instruments
Alberta Education, Language Services, 11160 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5K OL2; (403) 422-1888.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada