Instrumental Methods and Techniques


(photo credit: Gerry Szymanski)

NOTE: Eastman’s Student Living Center will be completely closed for renovations during Summer 2024; on-campus housing and dining will not be available. All participants will need to make their own arrangements for housing and meals.

MTL 465 (Cross-listed for noncredit as INS 423)
(Instrumental Methods and Techniques
July 15-26, 2024 / 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

Professional Development Hours: 35
$5,910 / 3 credits (credit option available for matriculated Eastman students only)
$875 / noncredit

“This was a wonderful course. Dr. Azzara is a passionate and knowledgeable instructor.”— 2023 student

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