Spark a love for instrumental music in your students
Huntington University’s well-rounded music program places an emphasis on instrumental music, creating a place for piano performers, orchestras, and ensembles of all kinds. Your love for instrumental music, paired with a desire to teach students, fits in perfectly with HU’s nationally-recognized education department. Numerous studies have proven the positive effects of music in development and cognition, and helping students excel in the music classroom along with their traditional academic routine is a gift worth pursuing. Imagine the joy you can bring to others by instilling a love for instrumental music in your students, just as someone once sparked a love of music in you.
Instrumental Music Education Curriculum
The unique design of HU’s choral music education program allows you to glean insight and training from the faculty and staff in both the music department and the education department, giving you a well-rounded understanding of music education. You’ll gain hands-on practice in conducting, instrumental methods and communication, enjoy studying band and orchestral literature, the foundations of music, and more. Your studies will help you wield the power of music to benefit students in ways other disciplines cannot.
- Music Theory
- Aural Skills
- Basic Conducting
- Brass/Percussion Tech & Pedagogy
- Woodwind/Strings Tech & Pedagogy
- Music History & Literature
- Instrumental Methods & Communication
- Elementary General Music Methods
- Middle School Music Methods
- Education Psychology