Course Content and Outcome Guide for MUP 275 Effective Summer 2015

Course Number:
MUP 275
Course Title:
Applied Violin
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, Hand position, Bowing, Intonation, Vibrato
Technique: Three octave scales and arpeggios, Sevcik, Preparation
Exercises in double stops.
Etudes: Mazas Etudes, Dont Etudes, Op. 37; Schradieck, Part 1.
Orchestra Studies: Selected excerpts
Suggested Repertoire: Sonatas (selected Mozart) Tartini Sonata in g mnor
Concerti (Nardini in e minor; Viotti in G major; or DeBeriot # 7)
Kreisler (misc. pieces); Beethoven-Romance in F maj.and/or G maj
Second Year Required Materials:

Etudes: Kreutzer €“ Etudes; Sevcik €“ Part IV; Schradieck.
Technique: Three octave scales and arpeggios; Two octave scales in double stops
Suggested Repertoire: Bach Unaccompanied Sonatas and Partitas (misc, movements from Sonata # 1, Partita # 3); Bruch €“Concerto in g minor or Mendelssohn €“ Concerto; Viotti €“ Concerto in a minor or Mozart €“ Concerto # 4.


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

First Year:

Demonstrate violin basics: Bowing, Vibrato, Tone Production, Double Stops
All major and minor scales and arpeggios (three octaves)
Baroque, Classical and/or Romantic sonatas, concerti or character pieces.
Sight reading college entrance level material
Appearance on a recital or jury
Second Year:

Demonstrate continued development of violin basics, including bowing techniques and double stops
Major and minor scales and arpeggios (three octaves) Two octave scales in double stops.
Perform major pieces from several different historical eras
Sight reading first year level material
Appearance on a recital