The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

MUSI 3213 Orchestral Techniques

This course is designed to introduce you to the fundamental principles of effective instruction with respect to the string orchestra and application of these skills in learning how to prepare, organize, teach, and rehearse this type of ensemble. In addition, the student will be challenged to examine expectations, aspirations and biases regarding the role of the string orchestra in music education. Through practical assignments, guest lecturers, and multimedia presentations, you will gain a command of the terminology, pedagogy, and structure of a string program.




MUSI 2212, MUSI 2117, and MUSI 2114. Music majors only.

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Standard Letter (A-F)

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As scheduled