Listed in: Music, as MUSL-159H
Suzette M. Farnham (Section 01)
MUSL 151H-183H entail individual beginner performance instruction and have a fee associated with the course. The fee is $750, for which the student is fully committed following the end of the add/drop period. Students receiving need-based scholarship assistance from Amherst College will be given additional scholarship grants in the full amount of these fees. MUSL 151H-183H may be repeated. Students must complete MUSI 111 concurrently or prior to enrolling in beginner lessons or demonstrate equivalent competency. If a student places out of MUSI 111, they must complete one full Music Department course before, concurrently, or one semester after beginning individual instruction. MUSL 151H-183H may be elected only with the consent of the Department Coordinator and will consist of 12 weekly lessons of 50 minutes. A minimum of 5 hours of weekly individual practice is expected. Two half courses in performance may be counted as the equivalent of one full course toward fulfilling major requirements. These two half courses must be in the same instrument. Though not stricly required, the Music Department urges that the two semester be consecutive. Non-majors or majors not using performance courses to fulfill major requirements may combine performance half-courses with other half courses to fulfill degree requirements. Students should consult with the Department Coordinator to arrange for teachers and auditions. Instruction in performance is also available through the Five Colleges with all of the above conditions pertaining. A student wishing to study under this arrangement must enroll through Five College Interchange.
Half credit. Fall and spring semester.