This course is designed to have the music education student begin to develop abilities related to the teaching of music K-12. Students will demonstrate knowledge and abilities in planning, teaching, and interpersonal skills related to the music content area. The course is structured to demonstrate appropriate models of instruction for performance classes, exploratory, general classroom, advanced placement, and elective possibilities using content specified by NASM and Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS). A four hour directed field-based experience is required. Prerequisite: None.