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Cello and Bass for Music Educators

Course #GSUM 533 01
Elective, 2 Credits


July 8-19
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Dr. Stephen Benham
Associate Professor of Music Education; Director of Graduate Studies
phone: 412.396.1887
email: benham@duq.edu

Micah Howard
Adjunct Professor of Double Bass; member, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
email: howardm1755@duq.edu 

Course Description

This two-week, mornings-only course will focus on beginning and intermediate-level technique, repertoire, and pedagogy for cello and bass. Specific issues that arise in the performance of school-level literature will be addressed, including bowings, fingerings, shifting, and other related information. Class participants will have a hands-on experience on both instruments.