Instrumental Methods and Techniques


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Registration deadline extended to July 8, 2022!

MTL 465 (Cross-listed for noncredit as INS 423)
Instrumental Methods and Techniques
July 18-29, 2022 / 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 18 at 1:30 p.m.
Last scheduled activity: class ends Friday, July 29 at 5 p.m.

Professional Development Hours: 35
$5,460 / 3 credits     MTL 465-1 
$830 / noncredit     INS 423-1  

“Dr. Azzara was enthusiastic about the content and taught in a way that brought the material to life – an excellent balance of theory and practice. Dr. Azzara not only has a knowledge of what to teach but how to teach it. It was an honour to participate in this course.” – 2021 online participant

Click HERE to register (noncredit institute)
Click HERE to register (for-credit collegiate course)