This course examines the teaching techniques of an instrument through the contributions of pedagogical works by various important composers as well as recent method books and the contributions by famous pedagogues chronologically in a historical context. In addition, this course is designed to give students practical aspects of teaching music and establishing a private studio. The medium of the pedagogy will vary, depending on the expertise of the instructor in a given performance area. PREREQ: Music literacy and the permission of the instructor. (lec 3) cr 3. Students may not retain credit for both MUSC 3247 and MUSC 3240.