Instrumental Methods and Techniques


MTL 465 (Cross-listed for noncredit as INS 423)
Instrumental Methods and Techniques

July 20-31, 2020 / Monday–Friday, 1:30–5:00 p.m.
Room: ESM 320

Christopher Azzara

For instrumental, vocal, and general music teachers at all levels who wish to improve their musicianship skills for teaching. This course is particularly relevant for teachers who are addressing the National Standards (Creating, Performing, Responding, Connecting) and singing, performing on instruments, reading, composing, and improvising. The emphasis is on beginning instrumental study for recorder, winds, percussion, and strings from Jump Right In: The Instrumental Series—Books/Recordings. For more information, contact Christopher Azzara at (585) 274-1027 or

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class begins Monday, July 20 at 1:30 p.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Friday, July 31 at 5:00 p.m.  

Professional Development Hours: 35
$5,190 / 3 credits     CRN 35622
$830 / noncredit     CRN 20432

Enroll by May 15, 2020 and we’ll waive your registration fee!
$100 registration fee applies after May 15, 2020 (noncredit institute only).

“This course completely reinvigorated my passion for teaching and opened my eyes to all the different dimensions of music education.” – 2019 student

Registration opens January 6, 2020.