Course Content and Outcome Guide for MUP 186 Effective Summer 2015

Course Number:
MUP 186
Course Title:
Applied Trumpet
Credit Hours:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture/Lab Hours:
Lab Hours:
Special Fee:

Course Description

Intended Outcomes for the course

The material for the course will be presented in a lab/demonstration format.

Students will be required to perform each quarter in a student recital.

Students will be able to demonstrate good tone production, rhythmic precision, articulation, technical development, scales, chords, phrasing and musicianship.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Methods used to evaluate student progress and the criteria for assigning a course grade should be made clear by the instructor at the beginning of the course. The individual instructor will determine the method of assessment. Assessment methods may include:

Qualitative and/or quantitative examinations

Weekly performance assignments

Final performance evaluation

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

First Year Required Materials:

Fundamentals: Posture, Breathing, Embouchure, Intonation, Tone production.

Technique: Major, minor scales and arpeggios (triads and sevenths), all blues scales, mixolydian and dorian modes in various patterns.

Study Materials and Repertoire: Arban €“ Method; Boehme; Bordogni; Bousquet; Brandt; Charlier; Clarke; Clodmer; Colin; Concone; Kopprasch; Petit; Pottag; Rochut; Schlossberg; Voxman.

Second Year Required Materials:

Technique: Chromatic and Whole Tone; Augmented Triads

Study Material and Repertoire: Bellstedt, Bodet, Charlier, Fontana, Glantz, Glasel, Longinotti, Pietzsch, Platt, Smith, Thiecke, Williams, Wurm.

Beginning orchestral studies and/or jazz improvisation.


The following skills are to be achieved to successfully meet the minimum requirement (€œC€ or €œPass€) for the course:

First Year:

Demonstrate good legitimate trumpet sound

Major scales and arpeggios are to be played two octaves from memory

Ability to perform some of the suggested repertoire pieces

Sight Reading College Entrance Level Material

Appearance on recitals or juries.

Second Year:

Demonstrate balanced sonority of sound on trumpet throughout all registers (legato and staccato)

Chromatic and whole tone scales and augmented triads.

Perform current repertoire pieces of contrasting styles

Sight reading first year level material

Appearance on a recitals or juries