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Applied Music (Formerly 72.001)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Recital Attendance (Formerly 72.100)

Description

Required attendance at scheduled Thursday Recital Hours and ten concerts/recital each semester from those listed on the Department of Music Performance Calendar. Seven semesters required of all music majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Keyboard 1 (Formerly 72.101)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Keyboard 2 (Formerly 72.102)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1010 Applied Keyboard 1.

Applied Voice 1 (Formerly 72.111)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Voice 2 (Formerly 72.112)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1110 Applied Voice 1.

Applied Woodwinds 1 (Formerly 72.121)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Woodwinds 2 (Formerly 72.122)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1210 Applied Woodwinds 1.

Applied Brass & Percussion 1 (Formerly 72.131)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Brass & Percussion 2 (Formerly 72.132)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1310 Applied Brass & Perc 1.

Applied Strings 1 (Formerly 72.141)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Strings 2 (Formerly 72.142)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1410 Applied Strings 1.

Performance Keyboard 1 (Formerly 72.152)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Voice 1 (Formerly 72.162)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Woodwinds 1 (Formerly 72.172)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Brass & Percussion 1 (Formerly 72.182)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Strings 1 (Formerly 72.192)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Keyboard 3 (Formerly 72.201)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1020 Applied Keyboard 2.

Applied Keyboard 4 (Formerly 72.202)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2010 Applied Keyboard 3.

Applied Voice 3 (Formerly 72.211)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1120 Applied Voice 2.

Applied Voice 4 (Formerly 72.212)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2110 Applied Voice 3.

Applied Brass And Percussion 2 (Formerly 72.213)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Applied Woodwinds 3 (Formerly 72.221)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1220 Applied Woodwinds 2.

Applied Woodwinds 4 (Formerly 72.222)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2210 Applied Woodwinds 3.

Applied Brass & Percussion 3 (Formerly 72.231)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1320 Applied Brass & Perc 2.

Applied Brass & Percussion 4 (Formerly 72.232)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2310 Applied Brass & Perc 3.

Applied Strings 3 (Formerly 72.241)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1420 Applied Strings 2, Bass Players only.

Applied Strings 4 (Formerly 72.242)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2410 Applied Strings 3, Bass Players only.

Performance Keyboard 2 (Formerly 72.251)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1520 Perf Keyboard 1.

Performance Keyboard 3 (Formerly 72.252)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2510 Perf Keyboard 2.

Performance Voice 2 (Formerly 72.261)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1620 Perf Voice 1.

Performance Voice 3 (Formerly 72.262)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2610 Performance Voice 2.

Performance Woodwinds 2 (Formerly 72.271)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1720 Performance Woodwinds 1.

Performance Woodwinds 3 (Formerly 72.272)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2710 Performance Woodwinds 2.

Performance Brass & Percussion 2 (Formerly 72.281)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1820 Performance Brass & Perc 1.

Performance Brass & Percussion 3 (Formerly 72.282)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2810 Perf Brass & Perc 2.

Performance Strings 2 (Formerly 72.291)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1920 Performance Strings 1.

Performance Strings 3 (Formerly 72.292)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2910 Performance Strings 2.

Applied Keyboard 5 (Formerly 72.301)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2020 Applied Keyboard 4.

Applied Keyboard 6 (Formerly 72.302)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3010 Applied Keyboard 5.

Applied Voice 5 (Formerly 72.311)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2120 Applied Voice 4.

Applied Voice 6 (Formerly 72.312)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3110 Applied Voice 5.

Applied Woodwinds 5 (Formerly 72.321)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2220 Applied Woodwinds 4.

Applied Woodwinds 6 (Formerly 72.322)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3210 Applied Woodwinds 5.

Applied Brass & Percussion 5 (Formerly 72.331)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2320 Applied Brass & Perc 4.

Applied Brass & Percussion 6 (Formerly 72.332)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3310 Applied Brass & Percussion 5.

Applied Strings 5 (Formerly 72.341)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2420 Applied Strings 4.

Applied Strings 6 (Formerly 72.342)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3410 Applied Strings 5.

Performance Keyboard 4 (Formerly 72.351)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2520 Perf Keyboard 3.

Performance Keyboard 5 (Formerly 72.352)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3510 Performance Keyboard 4.

Performance Voice 4 (Formerly 72.361)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 72.262 Performance Voice 3.

Performance Voice 5 (Formerly 72.362)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3610 Performance Voice 4.

Performance Woodwinds 4 (Formerly 72.371)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2720 Performance Woodwinds 3.

Performance Woodwinds 5 (Formerly 72.372)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3710 Performance Woodwinds 4.

Performance Brass & Percussion 4 (Formerly 72.381)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2820 Perf Brass & Perc 3.

Performance Brass And Percussion 5 (Formerly 72.382)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3810 Perf Brass & Perc 4.

Performance Strings 4 (Formerly 72.391)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2920 Performance Strings 3.

Performance Strings 5 (Formerly 72.392)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3910 Performance Strings 4.

Applied Keyboard 7 (Formerly 72.401)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3020 Applied Keyboard 6.

Applied Keyboard 8 (Formerly 72.402)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4010 Applied Keyboard 7.

Applied Voice 7 (Formerly 72.411)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3120 Applied Voice 6.

Applied Voice 8 (Formerly 72.412)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4110 Applied Voice 7.

Applied Woodwinds 7 (Formerly 72.421)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3220 Applied Woodwinds 6.

Applied Woodwinds 8 (Formerly 72.422)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4210 Applied Woodwinds 7

Applied Brass And Percussion 7 (Formerly 72.431)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3320 Applied Brass & Percussion 6.

Applied Brass And Percussion 8 (Formerly 72.432)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4310 Applied Brass & Percussion 7.

Applied Strings 7 (Formerly 72.441)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3420 Applied Strings 6.

Applied Strings 8 (Formerly 72.442)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4410 Applied Strings 7.

Performance Keyboard 6 (Formerly 72.451)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3520 Performance Keyboard 5.

Performance Keyboard 7 (Formerly 72.452)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4510 Performance Keyboard 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Voice 6 (Formerly 72.461)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3620 Performance Voice 5.

Performance Voice 7 (Formerly 72.462)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4610 Performance Voice 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Woodwinds 6 (Formerly 72.471)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3720 Performance Woodwinds 5.

Performance Woodwinds 7 (Formerly 72.472)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4710 Performance Woodwinds 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Brass And Percussion 6 (Formerly 72.481)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3820 Perf Brass & Perc 5.

Performance Brass And Percussion 7 (Formerly 72.482)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4810 Perf Brass & Perc 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Strings 6 (Formerly 72.491)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3920 Performance Strings 5.

Performance Strings 7 (Formerly 72.492)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4910 Performance Strings 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Senior Recital (Formerly 72.499)

Description

Public performance to be presented, registered concurrently with Applied Music 8 or Performance Applied Music 7.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: MUAP.4520 Performance Keyboard 7, or MUAP.4620 Performance Voice 7, or MUAP.4820 Performance Brass and Percussion 7, or MUAP.4920 Performance Strings 7.

Ensemble 1 (Formerly 76.010)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Ensemble 2 (Formerly 76.020)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

University Orchestra (Formerly 76.101)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Works from the orchestral repertoire are studied and publicly performed with additional opportunities for solo accompaniment.

Wind Ensemble (Formerly 76.103)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Compositions are selected from a wide repertoire of wind ensemble literature for study and performance. Opportunity for solo performance with wind ensemble accompaniment.

Concert Band (Formerly 76.105)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Selected band repertoire studied and performed.

Marching Band (Formerly 76.106)

Description

Open to all students of the University, without regard for major field of study. The marching band performs at University events and at selected band festivals throughout New England. Custom musical arrangements and visual designs are featured. No audition required.

Studio Orchestra (Formerly 76.108)

Description

Open to all students by audition. A wide spectrum of jazz orchestration and solo performance is studied and performed.

Ensemble Performance 1 (Formerly 76.147)

Description

This ensemble provides students with an introduction to the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for satisfactory ensemble performance, namely: adequate technical facility for successful ensemble participation; functional knowledge of musical grammar and syntax in reference to its application in ensemble performance; proper application of aural and rhythmic skills in an ensemble setting; music sensitivity in relation to ensemble performance; and a knowledge of the protocols of ensemble preparation and performance. Emphasis on utilization of major scales and chords through application in both classical and jazz styles.

Ensemble Performance 2 (Formerly 76.148)

Description

Ensemble Performance 2 is an introduction to the fundamentals of the jazz idiom, jazz teory, and jazz improvization. Topics include correct interpretation of jazz rhythm and articulation, basic jazz theory, and the development of improvised melodies. Students will play in small ensembles, or "combos", in this course. Students are expected to have at least an intermediate level of skill on their instruments at the time they begin this course.

Ensemble Performance 3 (Formerly 76.149)

Description

Introduction to multiple styles of American popular music: more advanced harmony and rhythm; improvisiong on common chord progressions; semi-independent combos.

Ensemble Performance 4 (Formerly 76.150)

Description

Performing advanced jaz and pop compositions; advanced improvisation; semi-independent combos.

Brass Ensemble (Formerly 76.151)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides a wide range of performance experience through varied brass literature.

Percussion Ensemble (Formerly 76.153)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Exploration of the growing body of literature for percussion ensemble. Public performance.

Classical Guitar Ensemble (Formerly 76.154)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Electric Guitar Ensemble (Formerly 76.156)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides study and performance of literature for guitar, lute, etc. Required of all guitar majors each semester.

Piano Ensemble (Formerly 76.158)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides performance experiences through varied piano ensemble literature for one and two pianos.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble (Formerly 76.159)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Offers a wide range of performance experience through a selection of literature for varying combinations of instruments.

String Ensembles (Formerly 76.160)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides experience in the performance of string orchestra literature.

Small Jazz Ensemble (Formerly 76.161)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides experience in the performance of jazz literature for groups ranging from four to eight members.

Jazz Laboratory Ensemble (Formerly 76.162)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides students with a clear understanding of the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to satisfactory ensemble performance and practical experience in the application of such skills, knowledge and attitudes.

World Music Ensemble (Formerly 76.164)

Description

An immersion into the music of non-western cultures, this course will provide instrumental and vocal instruction, as well as and introduction to the theory and cultural contexts that shape the practice of traditional music. The ensemble will meet weekly, with the coal of a public performance at the close of the semester.

Jazz/Rock Big Band (Formerly 76.165)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Fusion big band covering a wide variety of contemporary jazz rock literature. Solo improvisational opportunities. Numerous performances.

Contemporary Electronic Ensemble (Formerly 76.170)

Description

Explores the electronic production and manipulation of music in a live ensemble setting. Students will incorporate synthesis, signal processing, sampling, etc. into a musical framework. Beside performing from the constantly expanding repertoire of electronic music, students will be encouraged to create original compositions and arrangements for the ensemble. A public performance will be given at the end of each semester.

Diverse Practices Ensemble

Description

This ensemble will feature variable topics focusing on musical practices that fall outside of typical Western-music traditions. Possibilities include contemporary concert music, improvisation, early music, electronic dance music, performances for music therapy, and many more. The ensemble is open to all students based on audition.

Secondary Instrument Ensemble

Description

This ensemble will offer students the opportunity to explore and develop their abilities on a secondary instrument. Topics for section include percussion for non-percussionists, piano for non-pianists, and guitar for non-guitarists. Open to all students based on permission of instructor.

Chamber Singers (Formerly 76.201)

Description

A small, select choir open to all singers by audition. Performs music ranging from the present day to the Middle Ages.

University Choir (Formerly 76.202)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Includes the study and performance of a wide variety of choral compositions.

Opera Workshop (Formerly 76.210/510)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Choral Union (Formerly 76.251)

Description

A large chorus open to the campus and the community without audition. Performs larger works in the choral repertoire including oratorios, masses, motets and opera.

Songwriting Ensemble

Description

This course is designed to facilitate a greater range of creative expression for aspiring songwriters by analyzing the musical and lyric components of a song composition, posing songwriting problems to be solved, and developing an identifiable musical style.

Prerequisites

Co-req: MUTH.3001 Songwriting.

Jazz Improvisation I (Formerly 76.361)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Jazz Improvisation (Formerly 76.366)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Introduction To Keyboard 1 (Formerly 75.131)

Description

The emphasis is placed on such keyboard skills as the playing of several scale forms, basic chord progressions, harmonization of melodies, accompaniment patterns, basic solo literature, development of keyboard reading necessary to a working knowledge of the keyboard and basic improvisational concepts.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Introduction To Keyboard 2 (Formerly 75.132)

Description

A study of more advanced chord progressions, ensemble keyboard playing, patriotic songs, more advanced accompaniment patterns and advanced solo literature and a continuation of the use of improvisational techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUPF.1310 Intro To Keyboard 1.

Language and Diction

Description

This course teaches the basics of diction and the International Phonetic Alphabet, as utilized by professional singers. These principles are specifically applied to English, French, Italian and German.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Conducting 1 (Formerly 75.233)

Description

Training in basic baton technique and related study for instrumental and choral conducting.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH 1040 Aural Skills 2, or MUTH 1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Conducting 2 (Formerly 75.234)

Description

Continuation of 75.233 exploring more advanced choral and instrumental conducting techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUPF.2330 Conducting 1.

Piano Accompanying 1 (Formerly 75.255)

Description

This course is designed for both piano and non-piano majors. A discussion of concepts of form with special emphasis on working together with and being sensitive to other musicians will be emphasized. Accompaniments will consist of music for instrumental and vocal soloists and ensembles and will include simple harmonizations and improvisations based on melodies from folk, classical, jazz, and popular music. Techniques of adjustment and cooperation in performance will also be discussed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Piano Accompanying 2 (Formerly 75.256)

Description

A continuation of Piano Accompanying 1 utilizing more advanced music literature from the genres as well as a refining of the philosophies of sensitivity and working with other musicians.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUPF.2550 Piano Accomp 1.

Jazz Improvisation I (Formerly 75.351)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Jazz Improvisation 1 (Formerly 75.361)

Description

A study of basic jazz structures, motives, chord progressions, scales, melodic analysis, use of some approach techniques, tensions and their application to improvisation. Includes in class performance by small instrumental and/or vocal groups.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH 1080 Musicianship & Analysis I, MUTH 1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2, and MUTH 2080 Musicianship & Analysis 3.

Jazz Improvisation 2 (Formerly 75.362)

Description

A continuation of 75.361. Will emphasize the study and performance of more advanced levels of improvisation.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1080 Musicianship & Analysis I, and MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2, and MUTH.2080 Musicianship & Analysis 3, and MUPF.3610 Jazz Improvisation I.

Practical Intonation (Formerly 75.374)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar I (Formerly 75.394)

Description

The study and performance of selected works from the repertoire of each of the five primary areas of performance; keyboard, voice, woodwinds, strings, and brass/percussion. Emphasis will be placed on student and faculty performance, leading to detailed consideration of the relationship between the demands of the composer and the problems of the performer and the manner in which these concerns influence the musical and artistic judgments necessary to achieve a quality performance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Instrumental Pedagogy (Formerly 75.453/553)

Description

This course is directed toward the development and refinement of instrumental repertoire and pedagogy. The course will examine the application of musical content and learning sequences to the teaching of instrumental music to students at all levels. It will include the study of teaching methods and materials for use in private and group instruction. Observation of studio and class teaching and supervised teaching experience will also be included. This course is directed toward meeting the NASM undergraduate pedagogy component.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Vocal Pedagogy (Formerly 75.463/563)

Description

Course will introduce students to the basics of teaching singing. It will include an overview of the anatomy of the respiratory and vocal mechanism and their application to singing; the categorization of voice types with suggestions for repertoire for young solo singers; an overview of vocal exercises for various technical goals and the diagnosis of common vocal problems and how to treat them. The class will also cover the child and adolescent voice and include in-class supervised teaching.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Practical Intonation (Formerly 75.474)

Description

The study of orchestral and band instruments relative to intonation. The development of conceptual awareness relative to the various characteristics of pitch, which are inherent in the design of the various instruments. Identification of problematic intonation and procedures to alleviate problems through performance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar I (Formerly 75.475)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar 1 (Formerly 75.493)

Description

The study and performance of selected works from the repertoire of each of the five primary areas of performance; keyboard, voice, woodwinds,strings, and brass/percussion. Emphasis will be placed on student and faculty performance, leading to detailed consideration of the relationship between the demands of the mposer and the problems of the performer and the manner in which these concerns influence the musical and artistic judgments necessary to achieve a quality performance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar 2 (Formerly 75.494)

Description

Designed as a "master class" experience for students in each of the five primary areas of performance, keyboard, voice, woodwinds, strings, and brass/percussion, with a separate section for each area wherever possible. Class sessions will consist of student performance of selected literature followed by critical analysis from faculty and peers. Each section will be supervised by the appropriate area coordinator and will also involve invited guest performers selected from faculty, applied faculty and other noted artists.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUPF 3940 or MUPF 4930 Performance Seminar I.

Directed Study: Research In Performance (Formerly 75.495)

Description

Permission of chairperson required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.