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10.58.519    MUSIC K-12

(1) The program requires that successful candidates:

(a) perform solo and small to large ensemble repertoire in candidateꞌs specialty area;

(b) perform in both vocal and instrumental ensembles;

(c) demonstrate proficiency on keyboard and fretted instruments in order to use the instruments for demonstration and rehearsal;

(d) demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of musical notation and terminology;

(e) arrange and/or transpose music in an age- and level-appropriate manner for ensembles and classroom situations;

(f) demonstrate basic competence in performing and teaching voice, winds, string, and percussion instruments, including a comprehensive knowledge and skill in conducting and score reading, in order to instruct and conduct choral and instrumental ensembles;

(g) demonstrate through analysis and performance an understanding of aural perception to distinguish tonal and temporal relationships;

(h) demonstrate through analysis and performance an understanding of the elements of music, including melody, harmony, rhythm, tempo, timbre, tone, dynamics, and form;

(i) demonstrate through analysis and performance knowledge of acoustics and the physics of sound as it relates to instrumental sound production, timbre, and tone quality;

(j) develop an understanding of post K-12 opportunities available to students, including post-secondary, other post K-12 education, and career opportunities related to the study and performance of music and music-related fields;

(k) identify music in terms of style, historical period, and cultural significance as it relates to instruction, rehearsal, and performance;

(l) demonstrate knowledge, awareness, and appreciation of musical cultures, including those of American Indians and tribes in Montana;

(m) demonstrate understanding of the diversity of students with regard to culture, backgrounds, and abilities, including the cultures of American Indians and tribes in Montana;

(n) demonstrate knowledge of the relationship of music to other performing and visual arts, and other disciplines outside the arts;

(o) demonstrate an understanding of the aesthetic, philosophical, and psychological aspects of music, and musicꞌs contribution to the individual and society;

(p) demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how children learn and develop, both as individuals and as part of a group, with regard to music instruction;

(q) use a variety of age-appropriate instructional strategies to develop students' performance skills;

(r) demonstrate competency in promoting student creativity through age- and ability-appropriate instruction in interpretation, improvisation, and composition;

(s) plan instruction based on candidateꞌs musical knowledge and needs of the curriculum, the candidateꞌs students, school, and the community;

(t) demonstrate understanding of and use varied age-appropriate assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure continuous and consistent musical development of students;

(u) demonstrate continuing competence in the appropriate use of current and emerging technologies in contemporary music education, such as music writing programs, music theory/skills programs, keyboard/midi, online resources, amplification, and recording technology and their relationship to acoustics and sound;

(v) demonstrate understanding of how to structure appropriate learning environments for K-12 music instruction, including appropriate pacing, modeling, and rehearsal organization;

(w) demonstrate an understanding of the need for positive relationships with colleagues, parents, and community members to support student learning and program continuity;

(x) demonstrate an understanding of strategies for managing a music program in terms of equipment management and maintenance, instructional materials, co-curricular activities including music performance and participation, and finance management including fundraising, grants, and sponsorships; and

(y) demonstrate an understanding of the implementation of age-appropriate classroom management for the music classroom.

History: 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, 20-1-501, 20-2-121, MCA; NEW, 1979 MAR p. 492, Eff. 5/25/79; AMD, 1984 MAR p. 831, Eff. 5/18/84; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 397, Eff. 3/31/89; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 2722, Eff. 10/14/94; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 2406, Eff. 9/8/00; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 190, Eff. 2/9/07; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2936, Eff. 7/1/15.

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