MUS - Music

MUS 018 Clarinet Ensemble

The study and performance of ensemble repertoire for the clarinet family.

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MUS 022 College Choir

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 021 University Chorus

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 023 Chamber Choir

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 024 Women's Chorus

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 025 All-College Band

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 026 Concert Band

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 027 Wind Symphony

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 028 Wind Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 029 Symphony Orchestra

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 030 Chamber Orchestra

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 031 String Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 032 Music Theatre Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 033 Opera Prod Practicum

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 034 Opera Workshop

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 035 Piano Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 036 Woodwind Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 037 Brass Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 038 Saxophone Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 039 Flute Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 040 Brass Choir

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 041 Percussion Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 042 African Drumming Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 043 Guitar Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 044 Guitar Quartet

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 045 Guitar Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 046 Special Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 047 Special Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 048 Special Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

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MUS 100 Recital-Seminar

Required of all freshman music majors enrolled in private applied music instruction or composition. Students perform or critique performance or composition of colleagues during one recital-seminar each week. Recital schedule rotated: one week, studio; next week, area; following, school recitals.

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MUS 101 Beginning Music Theory I

For students with little or no background in music. Course deals with beginning and rudimentary aspects of music including clefs, scales, chords, key signatures, melody, harmony, ear training, and aural perception.

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MUS 102 Beginning Music Theory II

For students with little or no background in music. Course deals with beginning and rudimentary aspects of music including clefs, scales, chords, key signatures, melody, harmony, ear training, and aural perception.

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MUS 103 Beginning Piano Class for Non-Majors

A one semester beginning piano class for non-majors.

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MUS 104 Applied Music Class for Non-Music Majors

Group instruction in voice, keyboard, and orchestral instruments for students not majoring in music. Previous experience in performance medium required. Enables student to enhance performance ability in performance area. May involve rental of instrument. Course may be repeated for credit.

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MUS 105 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs. Students should see MUS 125-126 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

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MUS 106 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs. Students should see MUS 125-126 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

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MUS 107 Double Reed Class I

(Required for all freshman oboe and bassoon majors.) The beginning fundamentals of reed making are covered including formation of blank and rudimentary scraping skills.

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MUS 108 Double Reed Class II

(Required for all freshman oboe and bassoon majors.) A continuation of Class I. The course covers shaping, gouging and refinement of scraping skills.

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Prerequisites

MUS 107

MUS 109 Harp Class, Elementary

Introductory course for beginners on the harp. Hand position, finger exercises, and tone production.

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MUS 110 Harp Class, Intermediate

Continuing development of tone and technique: elementary harp repertoire.

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Prerequisites

MUS 109

MUS 111 The Rudiments of Music

A course for students who do not successfully complete the rudiments proficiency exam required for entrance into MUS 123. Covers the fundamentals of scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, and rhythm.

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Prerequisites

Mus Theory Rudiments Exam of an 85 or better

MUS 113 Voice Class

One-semester course in basic vocal skills. Primary objective is to develop vocal technique for demonstration as instrumental or vocal conductor, and for choral participation.

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MUS 115 Music Appreciation

Introduction to music in Western civilization: materials of music (melody, harmony, rhythm, tempo, dynamics, musical structure and design, and musical style); various performance media. Major composers of each musical epoch discussed, musical examples listened to in class. Covers 19th century Romanticism; 18th century classicism; medieval, renaissance, and baroque music; the 20th century, and the American scene.

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MUS 117 Piano Class, Elementary

For students with little or no piano background. Development of beginning technique through major and minor scales and arpeggios, chord study, harmonization, transposition, sight reading, pedal usage, and improvisation.

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Prerequisites

MUS 101 or MUS 123

MUS 118 Piano Class, Elementary

For students with previous piano background or MUS 117. Development of technique through major and minor scales and arpeggios, chord study, harmonization, transposition, sight reading, pedal usage, improvisation, and repertoire. Barrier exam at end of course.

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Prerequisites

MUS 117

MUS 119 Free Improvisation

The course is an exploration of the art of music improvisation for self-expression. It is taught in a supportive, safe environment of non-judgment, in order to give students the freedom needed to create music spontaneously. The voice is considered the primary instrument. Drums, and other World Music instruments will be provided. Other instruments primary, secondary, or otherwise, may be used in the class.

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MUS 120 Concert Attendance

Attendance at a minimum of eight approved concerts (including faculty solo and ensemble recitals, Western New York Chamber Orchestra, visiting artists, and major student ensembles) each semester.

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MUS 121 Aural Skills I

Course deals with various aspects of ear training including melodic, harmonic, and formal perception as well as sightsinging skills.

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MUS 122 Aural Skills II

A continuation of MUS 121 dealing with various aspects of ear training including melodic, harmonic, and formal perceptions as well as sightsinging skills.

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Prerequisites

MUS 121

MUS 123 Music Theory I

Course deals with elements of counterpoint, harmony, rhythm, and phrase analysis. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of Rudiments Exam.

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Prerequisites

Mus Theory Rudiments Exam of an 85 or better

MUS 124 Music Theory II

A continuation of MUS 122 dealing with more advanced aspects of harmony, melody, form, and style analysis.

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Prerequisites

MUS 123

MUS 125 Applied Music Major

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Music in Performance and Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree programs.

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MUS 126 Applied Music Major

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Music in Performance and Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree programs.

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MUS 127 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music Composition program.

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MUS 128 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music Composition program.

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Prerequisites

MUS 127

MUS 129 Beginning Composition

Introduction to composition, covering the various concepts inherent in composition, with an emphasis on creativity and performance. Students will be expected to begin to understand their own creative process and demonstrate their knowledge through composition projects.

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Prerequisites

MUS 121* or MUS 123*

Cross Listed Courses

* Indicates that the course can be taken in the same semester

MUS 130 Beginning Composition

Introduction to composition, covering the various concepts inherent in composition, with an emphasis on creativity and performance. Students will be expected to begin to understand their own creative process and demonstrate their knowledge through composition projects.

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Prerequisites

MUS 129 and MUS 121* and MUS 123*

Cross Listed Courses

* Indicates that the course can be taken in the same semester

MUS 131 Applied Musicianship I

Study of solfege and conducting as basic tools of musicianship.

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MUS 132 Applied Musicianship II

Study of solfege and conducting as basic tools of musicianship.

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MUS 137 Diction for Singers-English

One 7-week course in a two-semester sequence intended to give singers an understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and a thorough application of IPA symbols to the sounds of English diction. The course is designed for voice students in all music curricula, and may be taken by students from other majors as well.

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MUS 138 Diction for Singers-Italian

One 7-week course in a two-semester sequence intended to give singers an understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and a thorough application of IPA symbols to the sounds of Italian diction. The course is designed for voice students in all music curricula, and may be taken by students from other majors as well.

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MUS 139 Diction for Singers-German

One 7-week course in a two-semester sequence intended to give singers an understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and a thorough application of IPA symbols to the sounds of German diction. The course is designed for voice students in all music curricula, and may be taken by students from other majors as well.

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MUS 140 Diction for Singers-French

One 7-week course in a two-semester sequence intended to give singers an understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and a thorough application of IPA symbols to the sounds of French diction. The course is designed for voice students in all music curricula, and may be taken by students from other majors as well.

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MUS 198 Composition Forum

Required of all first-year music majors enrolled in MUS 127-128. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

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Corequisites

MUS 129

MUS 199 Composition Forum

Required of all first-year music majors enrolled in MUS 127-128. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

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Prerequisites

MUS 198

MUS 200 Recital Seminar

Required of all sophomore music majors enrolled in private applied music instruction or composition. Students perform or critique the performance or composition of colleagues during one recital-seminar each week. Recital schedule rotated: one week, studio; the next week, area.

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MUS 201 Collaborative Piano Skills and Repertoire I

Introduction to skills of the collaborative pianist, including how to approach orchestral reductions, requirements of different instruments and voice types, rehearsal techniques, how to prepare works with text, and internet/library resources for this repertoire. Each student will accompany three undergraduate music majors (ideally two singers and one instrumentalist) who will each attend our class at least once per semester for a performance and coaching. Students will rehearse regularly with these partners and attend their lessons weekly or as needed.

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MUS 202 Collaborative Piano Skills and Repertoire II

Introduction to the repertoire of the collaborative pianist. Course will include a brief introductory survey of song and sonata repertoire. Additionally, each student will continue to accompany three undergraduate music majors (ideally two singers and one instrumentalist) who will each attend our class at least once per semester for a performance and coaching. These class performances will build on the foundation created in Collaborative Piano Skills and Repertoire I. Students will rehearse regularly with these partners and attend their lessons weekly or as needed.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 201

MUS 205 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Music in Music Composition degree programs. Students should see MUS 225-226 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 106

MUS 206 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Music in Music Composition degree programs. Students should see MUS 225-226 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

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Prerequisites

MUS 205

MUS 209 Harp Class, Advanced

Advanced training in technique: scales, arpeggios, harmonies, pedal studies, chords, octaves, glissandi, and finger exercises in velocity.

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Prerequisites

MUS 110

MUS 213 Opera Seminar I

The study of stage movement and acting as it relates to opera performance. Projects will include study and performance of monologues, arias, and ensembles.

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MUS 217 Piano Class, Intermediate

Intermediate course in functional piano playing of major, minor, modal scales, arpeggios, harmonization using primary and secondary chords, seventh chords, and secondary dominants; transposition, improvisation, sight reading, and repertoire.

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Prerequisites

MUS 118

MUS 218 Piano Class, Intermediate

Continuation of development of functional piano skills through technique studies, harmonization, part-reading, transposition, improvisation and accompanying. Piano Standards barrier exam at end of course.

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Prerequisites

MUS 217

MUS 221 Aural Skills III

A continuation of MUS 123 dealing with more advanced aspects of ear training including melodic, harmonic, and formal perception as well as sightsinging skills.

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Prerequisites

MUS 122

MUS 222 Aural Skills IV

A continuation of MUS 221 dealing with the more advanced aspects of ear training including melodic, harmonic, and formal perception as well as sightsinging skills.

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Prerequisites

MUS 221

MUS 223 Music Theory III

A continuation of MUS 124 dealing with more advanced aspects of harmony, form, and style analysis.

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Prerequisites

MUS 124

MUS 224 Music Theory IV

A continuation of MUS 223 dealing with advanced harmony, form, and style analysis.

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Prerequisites

MUS 223

MUS 225 Applied Music Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

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Prerequisites

MUS 126

MUS 226 Applied Music Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

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Prerequisites

MUS 225

MUS 227 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music in Music Composition program.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 130

Corequisites

MUS 298

MUS 228 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music in Music Composition program.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 227

Corequisites

MUS 299

MUS 231 Conducting I

Basic conducting technique with special emphasis on score reading and improved aural skills, rehearsal planning and efficient use of time, conducting leadership style, and ability to communicate effectively with an ensemble.

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Prerequisites

MUS 124

MUS 232 Conducting II

Continuation of skills developed in MUS 231. Special emphasis on interpretation within defensible parameters, aural refinements in overcoming difficulties, diction (chorus)/articulation (instrumental), balance, and blend.

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Prerequisites

MUS 231

MUS 233 Musics of the World

Non-technical introduction to ethnomusicology. Survey of musical styles from around the world emphasizing how music reflects and influences society.

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MUS 235 Musical Theatre Voice

Continuation of fundamentals of vocal technique. Emphasis upon German literature and literature from the Broadway stage. Continued study of contemporary vocal literature as well as introduction to operatic and oratorio repertoire.

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Prerequisites

MUS 126

MUS 236 Musical Theatre Voice

Continuation of fundamentals of vocal technique. Emphasis upon German literature and literature from the Broadway stage. Continued study of contemporary vocal literature as well as introduction to operatic and oratorio repertoire.

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Prerequisites

MUS 235

MUS 245 Performance Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 126

MUS 246 Performance Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 245

MUS 262 American Music

Survey of U.S. music, colonial times to present. Such American developments studied as music of first New England School, vernacular and black music of 19th century, jazz, and mixed media music of 20th century. American music which parallels and absorbs European developments and distinctly American contributions to Western music, such as music of Ives, Gershwin, and Copland included.

3

MUS 263 Music History in Western Civilization I

Survey of Western art music from the medieval era to the classical period, focusing on primary composers and their works, and major style periods. Through readings and listening assignments the course will construct a basic historical narrative of music as an evolving art form and as an integral part of society.

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MUS 264 Music History in Western Civilization II

Survey of Western art music from the classical period to today, focusing on primary composers and their works, and major style periods. Through readings and listening assignments the course will construct a basic historical narrative of music as an evolving art form and as an integral part of society.

3

MUS 265 History of Jazz

For majors and non-majors. History of jazz, early African American origins through 1970s. Survey of principal movements and personalities in jazz and sociological and cultural influences on these movements.

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MUS 267 African American Music

A chronological history of African American music from its African roots through American forms of work songs, cries, hollers, spirituals, blues, ragtime, jazz, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, gospel, rap, and music written by 20th century Black composers.

3

MUS 269 Music Criticism

Development of method and vocabulary for critiquing musical works and performances. Extensive in-class listening and discussion. Reading assignments survey the history of music criticism and compare reviews of various musical genres and the other arts. Writing assignments include reviews of concerts and recordings. Non-music majors should have taken a college-level music course or have significant experience in music activities.

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 100

MUS 270 The History of American Popular Music, 1900-1963

A non-technical survey of the 20th century American popular music genres, beginning with ragtime and ending at the time of the emergence of the new British rock. Among the subjects covered will be vaudeville, blues, country music, the Big Band era, Broadway and Hollywood, pop vocalists, rhythm and blues, early rock 'n' roll, and ethnic and regional popular music. Classes will consist of listening and discussion. Written assignments will be based on required and supplemental listening and recommended readings.

3

Prerequisites

ENGL 100

MUS 272 Arts Advocacy and Leadership

This course is an overview of the issues in the arts, especially as perceived and confronted by the artist, artist manager and educator. The course will explore the relationship between artist and various constituencies that have the potential of form audiences, supporters, advocates and communities. Students will learn about the not-for-profit model, and how to engage business, government, and other sectors as partners. The class is a mixture of lecture, seminar, workshop and guest lectures.

3

MUS 280 What Makes Music Great?

Much of the critical discourse about music centers on separating the "great" from the average. This is a course about greatness in music. In it we will discuss the mythologies and commonly perceived criteria that define cultural importance or technical greatness in music. We will look for common rhetoric across many different genres and will deal with popular images of music in film and criticism, the technical parameters of "great music, and the interpretation of music.

3

MUS 285 Music Copyright

An exploration of copyright purpose, history, use and challenges. Students will learn about copyright ownership and registration, and how copyright is used to manage royalties, publication, project development, and dissemination of the intellectual property through the various media, including the Internet.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 380

MUS 298 Composition Forum

Required of all sophomore-level music majors enrolled in MUS 227-228. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

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Corequisites

MUS 227

MUS 299 Composition Forum

Required of all sophomore-level Music majors enrolled in MUS 227-228. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

0

Corequisites

MUS 228

MUS 300 Recital Seminar

Required of all junior-level music majors enrolled in private applied music instruction or composition. Students perform or critique performance or composition of colleagues during one recital-seminar each week. Recital schedule rotated: one-week studio, the next week area, and following week school recitals.

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MUS 301 Instrumentation

Fundamentals of instrumentation, covering the various timbral and technical characteristics of the instruments within the string, woodwind, brass, and percussion families. Students will be expected to understand how each instrument works and demonstrate their knowledge through quizzes and transcription projects.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 302 Orchestration

Fundamentals of orchestration, covering the techniques of combining instrumental colors in small and large ensembles. Additional instruments that were not covered in MUS 301 will be studied, as well. Students will be expected to understand the combinative concepts and demonstrate their knowledge through transcription projects.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 301

MUS 305 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music in MusicComposition degree programs. Students should see MUS 325-326 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 206

MUS 306 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for music majors in Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music in MusicComposition degree programs. Students should see MUS 325-326 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 305

MUS 310 Composition Lab: Music Notation

The course will entail study of western musical notation rules and traditions, engraving techniques, and digital note setting using digital notation software. The course will emphasize a practical approach to both the final product and to the process.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 311 Composition Lab: Advanced Techniques

The course will concentrate on a specific compositional challenge for the composer by exploring solutions from the repertoire, experimenting in workshops, and composing a culminating project.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 312 Composition Lab: Styles & Genres I

This course will explore the techniques inherent in major works and styles that have influenced the trends in concert music today.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 313 Opera Seminar II

The study of stage movement and acting as it relates to opera performance. Projects will include study and performance of monologues, arias, and ensembles. This course will build on the skills learned in Opera Seminar I.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 213

MUS 314 Composition Lab: Repertoire & Analysis I

This course will analyze a range of major works of the 20th and 21st centuries.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 or MUS 123

MUS 315 Secondary Applied Study

Weekly one-half hour private instruction on an instrument other than a student's principal applied instrument, and for which the student has already had the appropriate secondary applied group instruction in a playing class.

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MUS 316 Secondary Applied Study

Weekly one-half hour private instruction on an instrument other than a student's principal applied instrument, and for which the student has already had the appropriate secondary applied group instruction in a playing class.

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MUS 317 Piano Class

More advanced class for non-keyboard major with emphasis on technique development, sight reading, ensemble playing and repertoire such as Bach, Two-Part Invention; Chopin, Prelude in B minor, and Sonatinas by Clementi, Kuhlau.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 218

MUS 318 Piano Class

More advanced class with emphasis on performance of solo piano literature, accompaniment of vocal and instrumental solos and choral accompaniments.

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Prerequisites

MUS 317

MUS 319 Free Improvisation II

This course is a continuation of Free Improvisation I, MUS 119 for select students, who will be chosen by audition, during their participation in Free Improvisation I. While the orientation of the subject is similar to the free style of Improvisation I, this class will spend more time with structures, forms and tonality, as well as atonality, electronica, performance art, etc., allowing time to be spent creating original works, being exposed to world music, and exploring innovative improvisatory techniques. The class is designed to be less about the process of improvisation and more about its performance. Students will explore alternative performance venues, and spend time improvising in front of audiences

1

Prerequisites

MUS 119

MUS 321 Composition Lab: Entrepreneurship I

The course will explore the entrepreneurial components of a career in music. The creation of a digital and written portfolio will complement the development of knowledge in areas of networking, marketing, public speaking, and time management.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 322 Composition Lab: Entrepreneurship II

The course will explore the legal and financial components of building an entrepreneurial career in music.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 323 Composition Lab: Styles and Genres II

This course will explore the techniques inherent in major works and styles that have influenced the trends in concert music today.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 324 Comp Lab: Repertoire and Analysis II

This course will analyze a range of major works of the 20th and 21st centuries.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 121 and MUS 123

MUS 325 Applied Music Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 226

MUS 326 Applied Music Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 226

MUS 327 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music in Music Composition program.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 228

Corequisites

MUS 398

MUS 328 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music in MusicComposition program.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 327

Corequisites

MUS 399

MUS 330 Advanced Instrumental Conducting

Develop proficiency in manual and aural skills with special emphasis on rehearsal techniques. Studies and practices aimed toward improved clarity and musicality of basic conducting technique. Practical exploration of rehearsal techniques with an emphasis on efficiency of solving problems of balance, ensemble, intonation and phrasing.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 231 and MUS 232 and MUS 222 and MUS 224

MUS 333 Musics of the World

Non-technical introduction to ethnomusicology. Survey of musical styles from around the world emphasizing how music reflects and influences society.

3

MUS 334 Music of Latin America

Survey of the Concert Music of Latin America from colonial times to the present. Special emphasis will be placed on the unique culture of this region and its relationship to the compositional characteristics of its music. Students will become familiar with the geography, history, and distinctive elements which make up the major regions (Rio de la Plata, Caribbean, Andean, etc.). Although there are no prerequisites, a reading knowledge of Spanish would be desirable.

3

MUS 335 Musical Theatre Voice

Continuation of the study of vocal techniques. Possible inclusion of the French repertoire. Continuation of the study of literature of the Broadway stage, opera and oratorio.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 236

MUS 336 Musical Theatre Voice

Continuation of the study of vocal techniques. Possible inclusion of the French repertoire. Continuation of the study of literature of the Broadway stage, opera and oratorio.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 236

MUS 340 Piano Pedagogy I

Introduction to piano pedagogy. Survey of learning theories and varied approaches to teaching the beginning piano student, evaluation of beginning piano methods, use of technology in the studio, improvisation, technical development in the beginner, and the business of teaching. Practice teaching and observations.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 226

MUS 341 Piano Pedagogy II

Introduction to the intermediate repertoire available to the piano student, with specific study of assigned literature; pedagogical approaches to adult students and group piano study; teaching piano technique and musicianship to the intermediate to advanced piano student. Practice teaching and observations.

3

MUS 344 Vocal Pedagogy

Introduction to the objective study of the art of singing. Students will develop a working knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism as it relates to posture, respiration, phonation, resonance and articulation in singing. Findings from other sciences are applied to problems of vocal development, voice disorders and vocal hygiene. Students are expected to develop a knowledge base in these areas sufficient to demonstrate competence in working with voices of all ages in a voice studio setting.

3

MUS 345 Performance Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 246

MUS 346 Performance Major

Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphomium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 246

MUS 347 Junior Recital

Student performs Junior Performance Recital while enrolled. Enrollment is concurrent with Performance Major lessons, either MUS 345 or MUS 346.

1

MUS 349 Vocal Pedagogy Practicum

Students act as voice instructors for approximately 15 contact hours per semester teaching studio voice lessons. One two-hour weekly seminar concentrates on methods of building voices, assessing and assigning vocal literature, building recital programs, choice and use of exercises and vocalizes.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 344

MUS 350 Special Topics in Music History

A course to permit music history instructors to initiate special studies in specialized subjects.

3

MUS 351 Independent Study Music History

An opportunity for a student to pursue a limited study under supervision. The study will usually result in a research-based term paper.

1

MUS 354 Topics in Musical Analysis

A analytical study of musical styles, periods, genera, and forms, with rotating focuses, including: sonata forms; the symphony; music since 1945; Impressionism; the Second Viennese School; late Romanticism; and the analysis of song

3

Prerequisites

MUS 222 and MUS 224

MUS 355 Pedagogy Practicum

Music Performance majors in orchestral instruments tutoring secondary or non-major applied music classes under supervision of applied studio faculty.

0

MUS 356 Pedagogy Practicum

Music Performance majors in orchestral instruments tutoring secondary or non-major applied music classes under supervision of applied studio faculty.

0

MUS 358 Governments and the Avant Garde

Interdisciplinary course begins with a section on arts and governments of former times, and in socialist countries, to provide an historical context for systems current in the U.S. and Canada. Then the arts-funding institutions of the U.S. and Canada will be studied. The actual interactions of U.S. and Canadian governments and artists will be compared.

3

MUS 361 Jazz Improvisation

A performance lab and study of various theoretical foundations of improvised jazz. Mainstream style is emphasized.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 122 and MUS 124

MUS 362 Jazz Theory

A study of ear training, jazz harmony, intervals, chord symbols, voicings, melody, harmonization, chord extensions and substitutions in various jazz styles. Specific hands on application to your instrument/voice is included in the curriculum. Prerequisites can be waived by permission of instructor.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 123 and MUS 124

MUS 363 Music Entrepreneurship I

This course will build upon the concepts and skills from Arts Leadership and help the student explore the entrepreneurial career options in an ever-changing landscape in the arts. The class will be comprised of lectures, discussion, guests, readings, written projects and group projects. Emphasis will be on considering current, successful models as the students imagine what might be appropriate to their own skills and interests.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 272

MUS 364 Music Entrepreneurship II

This course will build upon the concepts and skills from Arts Leadership and Entrepreneurship I. From brainstorming and identification of a niche, to planning, grant-writing, and networking students will develop a set of skills leading up to the creation of an arts venture plan. The class will be comprised of lectures, discussion, guests, readings, written projects and group projects. Students will develop their knowledge and skills, culminating in the creation of a complete arts venture plan, to be carried out during the capstone course.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 272 and MUS 363

MUS 370 Rhythm, Pitch, and Gesture

A course designed for music majors, dance majors, and musical theatre majors that emphasizes experiential learning or rhythmic and pitch phenomena through full-body movement, improvisation, and musical visualization (making music "visual" through three-dimensional movement.) Sophomore standing required.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 101 or MUS 122

MUS 371 Woodwind Repair

Introduction to common repair problems, preventative maintenance, adjustments necessary to maintain good playing condition, and emergency repairs on the woodwind instruments. Replacement of pads, springs, corks and felts.

2

MUS 372 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

.5-3

MUS 373 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

1-3

MUS 374 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

1-3

MUS 375 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

1-3

MUS 376 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

1-3

MUS 377 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

1-3

MUS 378 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

1-3

MUS 379 Special Topics in Music

Study of music areas supplementing but not replacing regular courses. Topics, credit hours, and instructor determined by school.

1-3

MUS 380 The Business of Music

A comprehensive exploration of the various facets of the music business including careers in music, music publishing (copyrights, licensing, music books, exploitation of catalogue), the record business (recording, artist management, licensing, record distribution), tour management, self-employment business basics and ethics in the music business.

3

MUS 385 Music Contracts

The music business engages musicians with detailed contracts that establish terms of management, marketing, producing, licensing, recording, distribution, and the like. The student will learn about standard language and the principles of contract negotiations.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 285

MUS 395 Career/Business Management for Musicians

Business and marketing skills for the professional performing musician and private studio teacher. Career and financial planning, accounting and record-keeping, taxes and insurance, contracts and booking, promotion and marketing, etc. Junior standing in Music or permission of instructor required.

3

MUS 396 Guitar Pedagogy

The course is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to be successful guitar teachers. The focus will be on classical guitar methods and literature. Topics include early childhood education, guitar in the classroom, and running a private music studio, technical development, and etudes.

3

MUS 398 Composition Forum

Required of all junior-level Music majors enrolled in MUS 327-328. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

0

Corequisites

MUS 327

MUS 399 Composition Forum

Required of all junior-level Music majors enrolled in MUS 327-328. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

0

Corequisites

MUS 328

MUS 400 Recital Seminar

Required of all senior-level Music majors enrolled in private applied music instruction or composition. Students perform or critique performance or composition of colleagues during one recital-seminar each week. Recital schedule rotated: one week studio, the next week area, and following week, school recitals.

0

MUS 403 Counterpoint

A study of the art of counterpoint as practiced from its beginning in western musical history to the present, concentrating on analysis of important examples and some compositional exercises based thereon.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 222 and MUS 224

MUS 404 Choral Scoring & Arranging

Fundamental techniques of composing and arranging for a cappella and accompanied choral groups. Deals primarily with choral ensembles, their specific characteristics and limitations, including ranges, voice combinations, and suitable material. Includes consideration of use of special choral devices and treatments.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 222 and MUS 223 and MUS 224 or MUS 354

MUS 405 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for Music majors in Bachelor of Arts in Applied Music degree program. See MUS 425-426 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 306

MUS 406 Applied Music Major

Weekly half-hour private applied instruction for Music majors in Bachelor of Arts in Applied Music degree program. See MUS 425-426 for further information about the requirements of specific studios.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 306

MUS 408 History and Literature of the Wind Band

Survey of various influences (political, social, musical, etc.) upon the development of the Wind Band and its repertoire. Extensive listening, analysis and discussion with individual projects including bibliography and discography development.

3

MUS 409 History and Literature of the Guitar

For majors and non-majors. A survey of guitar history from the years 1487 to the present. Primary attention will be devoted to guitar composers/performers and their musical works examined in historical, aesthetic and social contexts. These include: musical form and genre; compositional practices and procedures; aspects of the composer's biography and/or historical events that shaped his or her attitudes; general intellectual trends that helped to shape musical practices; and the original venues and circumstances in which the musical works were created and heard.

3

MUS 410 Survey of Song Literature

A survey of representative composers and associated poets from their origins to the present in the English, French, and German language art song traditions. Discussions will include divergent approaches to style and text setting, historical development of the genre and associated musical characteristics. Music studied through scores, recordings and student performances.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 137 and MUS 138 and MUS 139 and MUS 140 and MUS 264

MUS 411 American Song Literature

A study of selected American vocal literature in its literary and musical context to acquaint singers and pianists with authors and their background from the viewpoint of intellectual history and literary movements.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 137 and MUS 138 and MUS 139 and MUS 140 and MUS 264

MUS 412 French Song Literature

A study of selected 19th and 20th century French vocal literature in its literary and musical context, to acquaint singers and pianists with composers and poets from the viewpoint of intellectual history and literary movements.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 137 and MUS 138 and MUS 139 and MUS 140 and MUS 264

MUS 413 German Song Literature

A study of selected German vocal literature in its literary and musical context to acquaint singers and pianists with authors and their background from the viewpoint of intellectual history and literary movements.

3

MUS 415 Piano Class for Keyboard Majors

Introductory course in functional piano for keyboard majors. Technical study of modal scales, harmonization using primary and secondary chords, secondary dominant chords, and seventh chords in folk, pop and beginning jazz style, transposition, part-reading, ensemble playing, playing by ear, sight reading, improvisation, transposing instrument parts and reading clefs.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 317 and MUS 318

MUS 416 Piano Class for Keyboard Majors

Continuation of development of functional piano skills of harmonization, part-reading, transposition, sight reading, and improvisation; playing and improvising rags, and writing or arranging a piano duet. Piano standards barrier exam at end of course.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 415

MUS 417 Piano Class for Non-Keyboard Majors

More advanced course in functional piano with emphasis on harmonization in pop and jazz style. Continued work on transposition, sight reading, playing by ear and part-reading. Music Education majors take the piano proficiency barrier at conclusion of course.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 317 and MUS 318

MUS 418 Piano Improvisation for Non-Keyboard Majors

Emphasis on harmonization of lead sheets with jazz voicings, chord substitution, creative harmonization, tri-tone substitution; improvisation of 12 bar blues and boogie.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 317 and MUS 318

MUS 420 Piano Literature I

Survey of representative piano literature for performance and teaching. Analysis of principal works of Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Schumann, Liszt, and the impressionistic and modern composers. Emphasis on structural and stylistic considerations.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 221 and MUS 222 and MUS 223

MUS 421 Piano Literature II

Continuation of the survey of representative piano literature begun in Piano Literature I, with analysis of the works of principal composers from the romantic through Modern periods. Emphasis on structural and stylistic considerations.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 420

MUS 424 The History of Opera

Technical study of opera emphasizing its musical and dramatic development, relating it to social, cultural, and intellectual forces influencing it.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 122 and MUS 123 and MUS 124

MUS 425 Applied Music Major

Preparation for senior recital. Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 326

MUS 426 Applied Music Major

Preparation for senior recital. Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 326

MUS 427 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music in Music Composition program.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 328

Corequisites

MUS 498

MUS 428 Composition Lessons

Weekly hour private applied instruction for music majors in the Bachelor of Music in Music Composition program.

2

Prerequisites

MUS 427

Corequisites

MUS 499

MUS 432 VoceVISTA: Science of the Professional Voice

This course involves an in-depth study of vocal tract acoustics (acoustic phonetics) and resonance strategies utilized by singers trained in the western classical tradition as well as non-classical (i.e. Broadway, or CCM - Contemporary Commercial Music).

3

MUS 433 Romanticism and Music

Investigation of aesthetic and philosophical concepts of Romanticism in art, literature, and philosophy; search for those conceptual characteristics in history of musical style.

3

MUS 435 Musical Theatre Voice

Preparation of the B.F.A. in Musical Theatre recital which includes dance technique, acting technique and the culmination of the three previous years of vocal study.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 336

MUS 436 Musical Theatre Voice

Preparation of the B.F.A. in Musical Theatre recital which includes dance technique, acting technique and the culmination of the three previous years of vocal study.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 336

MUS 437 Composition Seminar: Scoring for Video Games

This course is an introduction to the many technical and createive procedures involved when scoring for video games

3

MUS 438 Composition Seminar:Scoring for Film and Video

This course is an introduction to the many technical and creative procedures involved when scoring for film and video.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 437

MUS 439 Composition Seminar

Continuation of free composition with detailed study of 20th century compositional techniques.

3

MUS 440 Composition for Electronic Media: Analog

Basic compositional and technical skills necessary for realization of electronic music. Emphasis on proper recording, editing, mixing, and synthesis techniques as they relate to the composer. Analog synthesis is stressed. An introduction to digital synthesis (MIDI, FM, computer-assisted composition) also included. Brief historical survey of medium presented.

3

MUS 441 Composition for Electronic Media: Digital

Electronic music composed and realized using a variety of computer-related techniques. Covers digital recording and synthesis using MIDI and other digital audio hardware/software. Emphasis on MIDI and audio sequencing. Related topics include electronic orchestration, computer assisted software and algorithms, and literature.

3

MUS 442 Composition Seminar: Digital Orchestration

This course is an introduction to the many technical and creative procedures involved when orchestrating within the digital medium.

3

MUS 443 Composition Seminar: Sound Design

This course is an introduction to the many technical and creative procedures involved when creating sound design for film, video, and theatre.

3

MUS 445 Performance Major

Preparation for senior recital. Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 346

MUS 446 Performance Major

Preparation for senior recital. Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Double Bass, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Viola, Violin, Voice.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 346

MUS 447 Senior Recital

Student performs Senior Performance Recital while enrolled. Enrollment is concurrent with Performance Major lessons, either MUS 445 or MUS 446.

1

MUS 450 Directed Studies

Directed Studies in music. Designed exclusively for Childhood Education majors with a concentration in music. Includes voice proficiency, vocal instruction, observation of elementary music classrooms, and conducting.

2

MUS 451 Directed Studies

Directed Studies in music. Designed exclusively for Childhood Education majors with a concentration in music. Includes voice proficiency, vocal instruction, observation of elementary music classrooms, and conducting.

2

MUS 453 The Baroque Period in Music

Detailed study of styles, trends, and developments in music, 17th and 18th centuries through preclassic era. Music studied through scores, recordings, and performance. Review of important historical and theoretical developments.

3

MUS 454 The Classical Period in Music

Study of styles, trends, and developments in music in Classical period (ca. 1740-1820). Study of music of Haydn, Mozart, and other composers included. Music studied through scores, recordings, and performance. Historical and theoretical developments.

3

MUS 455 The Romantic Period in Music

Music composers, and theorists of 19th and 20th centuries, from after Beethoven through impressionists. Emphasis on developments in the music through study of scores and performance. Parallels between musical romanticism and romanticism in other arts.

3

MUS 456 The Modern Period in Music

Detailed historical study of 20th century composers, musical trends, and developments. Variety of contemporary styles, experimentation, and performance practice in recent music emphasized. Recorded examples.

3

MUS 457 Seminar in Popular Music

The seminar examines the ways in which contemporary popular music both reflects and influences contemporary society. A brief history of American popular music and its styles will be followed by discussions based on topics such as cover tunes, music videos, cross-over artists, and the music business. Junior standing required.

3

MUS 458 Cult of Elizabeth/Patronage in Arts

For upper-level non-music majors. Course deals with understanding of the purposes of the Cult of Elizabeth in Renaissance England and to assess its effect on music and other arts of the age. With the Elizabethan patronage model as a foundation for understanding the relationships between governments and the arts, the present system of support for the arts will be assessed, debated and critiqued.

3

MUS 460 Independent Study

Maximum of 6 credit hours of independent study in music or music education exclusive of applied music. Projects selected from subject areas not available in regularly scheduled course offerings. Well in advance of registration for either regular or summer session, student must complete independent study request form (in triplicate) available in the School of Music office.

1-3

MUS 461 Independent Study

Maximum of 6 credut hours of independent study in music or music education exclusive of applied music. Projects selected from subject areas not available in regularly scheduled course offerings. Well in advance of registration for either regular or summer session, student must complete independent study request form (in triplicate) available in School of Music office.

1-3

MUS 465 Music Business Internship

The course provides credit for professional experiences in the music business for music business majors. Enrollment is to be arranged with an appropriate instructor.

1-15

MUS 470 Special Topics Workshop

Usually summer or other short-term workshops/institutes dealing with specific music literature, topics, problems, or teaching approaches and techniques.

1-6

MUS 471 Special Topics Workshop

Usually summer or other short-term workshops/institutes dealing with specific music literature, topics, problems, or teaching approaches and techniques.

1-6

MUS 476 Audio and Desktop Multimedia

Course designed for students with a strong interest and background in composition, multimedia, audio and MIDI. A project-oriented course which focuses on audio design, analysis, and integration as it applies to multimedia authoring, motion video, and web content creation.

3

Prerequisites

MUED 291

MUS 477 History of Performance and the Analysis of Interpretation

Explores the changing historical views of the process of musical interpretation in performance and a develops a useful language to discuss the interpretive choices made by performers. We will discuss the aesthetic issues surrounding the notions of "the work" and "the interpretation" while comparing recorded performances from across the 20th century. Guest lecturers from among our studio faculty and ensemble directors will discuss their own specialty from the perspective of interpretation.

3

MUS 485 Multimedia for Musicians

A course designed for musicians and music educators focusing on the preparation and integration of various elements (text, graphics, video, music) with the goal of producing interactive or self-running computer-based presentations. Related topics include; design and content issues, music and authoring software, media preparation and creation, and final delivery.

3

Prerequisites

MUED 291

MUS 491 Senior Project in Composition

An original composition representing the most mature work of the apprentice composer. Students will also supply a complete written analysis of the final composition. The scope and content of all final projects are subject to the approval of the area head.

2

MUS 492 Music Capstone Project

Building upon the skills and ideas developed through a non-performance track of the Bachelor of Arts in Music, students will implement an arts venture and/or research project as approved and guided by faculty. The project will be linked to the professional goals of the curriculum and the career interests of the student.

3

MUS 498 Composition Forum

Required of all senior-level music majors enrolled in MUS 427-428. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

0

Corequisites

MUS 427

MUS 499 Composition Forum

Required of all senior-level music majors enrolled in MUS 427-428. One recital/seminar per week, in which students perform and/or critique performances and compositions of colleagues. Recital schedule rotates from studio, to area, to school. Regular faculty and guest presentations and master classes are included.

0

Corequisites

MUS 428

MUS 500 Graduate Music Ensemble

Instrumental or vocal performance group for graduate students. All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 501 Graduate Music Ensemble

Instrumental or vocal performance group for graduate students. All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music

1

MUS 502 Harmonic Styles Since 1850

Analytical and compositional study of stylistic developments since 1850 which extend, expand, depart from or negate "common-practice" harmony and tonality. Major composers studied. Emphasis on gaining understanding of their harmonic styles via analysis and compositional imitation by student. Individual projects required.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 221

MUS 503 20th Century Counterpoint

Study of linear aspects of music via combining melodies into various textures. Special emphasis on revival of contrapuntal techniques in 20th century by such composers as Busoni, Hindemith, Bartok, Schoenberg, Webern, and their successors; these techniques and styles used in direct composition.

3

MUS 506 Basic Studies Seminar: Theory

A review of the principles and practices of music theory/composition, centering on the "common practice" period but not confined to it, and geared to the individual needs of participating students, whose prior involvement with theory may not be recent or extensive. Syllabi for particular areas of study, relevant texts, scores and recordings in library, assignments leading to final paper.

3

MUS 507 Basic Studies Seminar: History

A review of the basic framework of Western musical history, centered on a core repertory but not restricted by it, with class listening and discussion; individual projects required of students, utilizing standard research procedures and reference materials, including scores and recordings; optionally also class lecture and/or performance by students.

3

MUS 508 History and Literature of the Wind Band

Survey of various influences (political, social, musical, etc.) upon the development of the Wind Band and its repertoire. Extensive listening, analysis and discussion with individual projects including bibliography and discography development.

3

MUS 516 Collaborative Piano Performance Seminar

Performance seminar for students in the Collaborative Piano Masters Program. Students will perform with their collaborative partners (instrumentalists and singers), receive critique from both faculty and peers, and discuss performance related issues.

1

MUS 520 Piano Literature

Survey of representative piano literature for performance and teaching. Analysis of principal works of Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopen, Brahms, Schumann, Liszt, and the impressionistic and modern composers. Emphasis on structural and stylistic considerations.

3

MUS 521 Music Bibliography

An exploration of the resources and techniques needed for graduate studies in all areas of music. Students will learn to examine and critically evaluate music resources in both traditional and electronic forms, and will develop research strategies that can be adapted to many different areas of study. Through a variety of projects and in-class presentations, students will become better equipped to undertake graduate level music research, and to ultimately present that research with proper bibliographic style according to established scholarly conventions.

3

MUS 522 Style and Techniques of Song Literature

Students will study a survey of representative songs from their origins to the present in the Italian, French, German, British, and American art song traditions. Discussions will include divergent approaches to style and text settings, historical development of the genre, poetry, and associated musical characteristics. Music is studied through scores, recordings and performances. Students will be coached in the performance practice of the literature.

3

MUS 523 Sonata Duo and Chamber Ensemble Seminar

Collaborative Pianists will study representative chamber instrumental literature from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, and 20th century periods. An overview of standard literature for duos with all instruments, piano, trios, and larger ensembles (quartets, quintets, and sextets) will be presented. Collaborative Pianists will also play in chamber ensembles and perform duos in class.

3

MUS 524 Techniques of Opera Coaching

Collaborative pianists will learn basic skills for working as a rehearsal pianist with a conductor and stage director, how to prepare an orchestral reduction of an opera score, and how to assist singers in the preparation of operatic roles. Collaborative pianists will prepare arias, recitatives, and ensemble pieces, and will be expected to sing vocal lines while playing the orchestral accompaniment as well as accompany guest singers in the class. Topics discussed will include elements of style, traditions of vocal ornamentation, and lyric diction.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 615

MUS 542 Renaissance Period in Music

Detailed study of styles, trends, and developments in music in 15th and 16th centuries. Survey of 14th century, Ars Nova period also included. Philosophical and theoretical ideas of period studied as well as the actual music. Performance of Renaissance music stressed.

3

MUS 544 Classical Period in Music

Study of styles, trends, and developments in music in classical period (ca. 1740-1820). Study of music of Haydn, Mozart, and other composers included. Music studied through scores, recordings, and performance. Historical and theoretical developments.

3

MUS 545 Romantic Period in Music

Music, composers, and theorists of 19yh and 20th centuries, from after Beethoven through impressionists. Emphasis on developments in the music through study of scores and performance. Parallels between musical romanticism and romanticism in other arts.

3

MUS 550 Compositional Technology Since 1950

Survey of music since 1950. Emphasis upon main stylistic trends, avant-garde music, electronic music, multi-media, and new younger composers. Musical analysis and composition required of students.

3

MUS 555 Special Topics Workshop

Usually summer or other short-term workshops dealing with specific topics, techniques or problems in music theory, analysis, history or literature. Maximum of 6 credit hours in increments of no more than 3 credit hours may apply with permission to requirements in categories of theory, history and literature, or electives.

1-3

MUS 565 Special Topics Seminar

Presentation and investigation of a specific but not regularly scheduled topic of current need or interest, including choral conducting and analysis of choral scores. Course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours (in different topics) and may apply with permission to requirements in categories of theory, history and literature, or electives.

1-3

MUS 566 Advanced Choral Conducting/Analysis of History Styles

Advanced choral conducting techniques and analysis of choral scores. Students will conduct in class from choral repertoire that will be chosen from representative works of the important style periods in music history, including Gregorian Chant, the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and a variety of 20th century styles. Some class time will also be devoted to presentation and discussion of appropriate choral literature of high quality in the school curriculum.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 222 and MUS 224 and MUS 232

MUS 575 Music and Computer Multimedia

A course focusing on the integration of music (digital audio and MIDI) into a variety of computer-based multimedia environments including Hypercard, Director, Adobe Premiere, and others. Music development tools will include many recent production and editing applications including: Digital Performer, Deck, Alchemy, and Sound Designer.

3

MUS 576 Audio and Desktop Multimedia

Course designed for students with a strong interest and background in composition, multimedia, audio and MIDI. A project-oriented course which focuses on audio design, analysis, and integration as it applies to multimedia authoring, motion video, and web content creation.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 291

MUS 577 The History of Performance and the Analysis of Interpretation

Explores the changing historical views of the process of musical interpretation in performance and a develops a useful language to discuss the interpretive choices made by performers. We will discuss the aesthetic issues surrounding the notions of "the work" and "the interpretation" while comparing recorded performances from across the 20th century. Guest lecturers from among our studio faculty and ensemble directors will discuss their own specialty from the perspective of interpretation.

3

MUS 578 Narrative and Dramatic Analysis of Music

The idea that music is "dramatic, or poetic," is a common one. However, the language of music theory and emotional interpretation often remain remote from one another. The goal of this course is to help us develop the critical concepts and the analytical language needed to make such transitions possible. We will attempt to re-classify or rephrase music theoretical concepts in terms of their dramatic impact on listeners in real time. This will involve a good deal of musical analysis and a solid foundation is a prerequisite for the course. We will also explore linguistic and dramatic ideas of narrative time and theories about how stories are structured.

3

MUS 580 The Art of Improvisation

The course, which will explore the world of free improvisation, will enhance the expressive skills of performers, educators, and music therapists.

1-3

MUS 590 Special Studies

Studies not otherwise available as regular course offerings and relevant to student's program or career plans, pursued in independent, directed, or tutorial manner. Student must submit proposal for approval, format available in the School of Music office. Student must also secure agreement of faculty member to sponsor study. Maximum of 6 credit hours of any combination of MUS and MUED may be earned this way in increments of no more than 3 credit hours.

1-3

MUS 591 Special Studies

Studies not otherwise available as regular course offerings and relevant to student's program or career plans, pursued in independent, directed, or tutorial manner. Student must submit proposal for approval, format available in the School of Music office. Student must also secure agreement of faculty member to sponsor study. Maximum of 6 credit hours of any combination of MUS and MUED may be earned this way in increments of no more than 3 credit hours.

1-3

MUS 592 Graduate Performance Major

Two semesters of advanced applied instruction for candidates for Master of Music in Performance degree culminating in a public performance.

3

Corequisites

MUS 516

MUS 593 Graduate Performance Major

Two semesters of advanced applied instruction for candidates for Master of Music in Performance degree culminating in a public performance.

3

Corequisites

MUS 516

MUS 601 Applied Music Minor I

Half-hour lessons in secondary applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

1

MUS 616 Collaborative Piano Performance Seminar

Performance seminar for students in the Collaborative Piano Masters Program. Students will perform with their collaborative partners (instrumentalists and singers), receive critique from both faculty and peers, and discuss performance related issues.

1

Prerequisites

MUS 516

MUS 670 Special Topics Seminar

Presentation and investigation of a specific but not regularly scheduled topic of current need or interest. Course may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credit hours (in different topics) and may apply with permission to requirements in categories of theory, history and literature, or electives.

1-3

MUS 602 Applied Music Minor II

Half-hour lessons in secondary applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

1

MUS 603 Applied Music Minor III

Half-hour lessons in secondary applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

1

MUS 604 Applied Music Minor IV

Half-hour lessons in secondary applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

1

MUS 605 Applied Music Major I

Hour lessons in major applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

2

MUS 606 Applied Music Major II

Hour lessons in major applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

2

MUS 607 Applied Music Major III

Hour lessons in major applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

2

MUS 608 Applied Music Major IV

Hour lessons in major applied instruments. Permission of School of Music.

2

MUS 609 Composition

Advanced free composition for graduate study, concentrating on individual creative musical inclinations of each student. Seminar and private study of 20th century creative concepts.

3

MUS 610 Composition

Advanced free composition for graduate study, concentrating on individual creative musical inclinations of each student. Seminar and private study of tentieth century creative concepts.

3

Prerequisites

(MUS 438 or MUS 439) and MUS 609

MUS 611 Composition

Continuation of advanced composition pursuing mature, professional creative expression.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 610

MUS 612 Composition

Continuation of advanced composition pursuing mature, professional creative expression.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 610 and MUS 611

MUS 614 The Pedagogy of Music Theory

Designed to provide the necessary background and practical instruction in the art of teaching music theory and aural skills acquisition. Students will engage in a critical evaluation of the philosophies, materials, curricula, and strategies essential to teaching music theory. The course provides pedogogical training geared toward music theory teaching of students at the K-12 and college levels and in the context of the classroom, rehearsal, and individual applied lesson.

3

MUS 615 Graduate Diction for Singers

The purpose of the course is to review and expand the knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet, the recognized tool for pronunciation in the world of singing, and to address the rules that govern proper articulation and pronunciation of English, Italian, German, and French in both spoken and sung forms of these languages. In addition, students will learn to transcribe written poetic texts into the International Phonetic Alphabet.

3

MUS 624 Analytic Techniques

The application of analytical methods, including Schenkerian reductive analysis, to Western tonal music since the latter 17th century. Includes the study of musical forms in Western music and entails a significant prose writing component.

3

MUS 631 Art of Wind Conducting

Students will gain the score study skills necessary to conduct top quality repertoire and establish criterion and knowledge of quality repertoires. Students will gain the skills necessary to choose, teach and conduct quality repertoire at the professional level.

1-3

MUS 632 Wind Conducting Symposium

Designed to enhance the skills of conductors at every level, topics include repertoire choices, rehearsal techniques, baton technique, ensemble development, and score study. Masterworks will be explored and conducted with development of musical interpretation, movement and conducting technique being the goal. Students will achieve a high level of aural, physical and emotional skill on the podium.

1-3

MUS 643 Baroque Period in Music

Detailed study of styles, trends, and developments in music, 17th and 18th centuries through preclassic era. Music studied through scores, recordings, and performance. Review of important historical and theoretical developments.

3

MUS 646 Modern Period In Music

Detailed historical study of 20th century composers, musical trends, and developments. Variety of contemporary styles, experimentation, and performance practice in recent music emphasized.

3

MUS 651 Pedagogy of Music Composition

A seminar/discussion course that will prepare graduate students to teach music composition at the beginning levels. Class and private instruction observation, research and discussion with individual projects and presentations.

3

MUS 652 Schenkerian Analysis

The course covers the fundamental concepts of Schenkerian analysis beginning with the interpretation of brief phrases and themes and eventually progressing through short binary forms and larger designs such as sonata form.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 624

MUS 653 Post-Tonal Analysis

The course introduces students to a variety of post-tonal music and analytic approaches. Repertoires covered include free-atonality, twelve-tone music, integral serialism, early electronic music, aleatoric music and indeterminacy.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 624

MUS 665 Advanced Choral Conducting and Analysis

Advanced choral conducting techniques and analysis of choral scores. Students will conduct in class from choral repertoire which will be chosen from representative works of the important style periods in music history, including Gregorian Chant, the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and a variety of 20th century styles. Some class time will also be devoted to presentation and discussion of appropriate choral literature of high quality in the school curriculum. Students should have completed undergraduate fundamentals of conducting classes and all undergraduate theory courses.

3

MUS 666 Choral Literature for Secondary Schools

Students will read and analyze, in class, a variety of choral repertoire, deemed by the instructor to be of the highest quality. Literature will be chosen from representative works of the important style periods in music history, from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Emphasis will be given to literature that is especially appropriate for junior and senior high school choral programs.

3

MUS 692 Graduate Performance Major

Two semesters of advanced applied instruction for candidates for Master of Music in Performance degree culminating in a public performance.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 593

MUS 693 Graduate Performance Major

Two semesters of advanced applied instruction for candidates for Master of Music in Performance degree culminating in a public performance.

3

Prerequisites

MUS 593

MUS 694 Recital

Concurrently with MUS 693 or in any subsequent semester, candidate for major in Performance presents public recital under supervision of major instructor and two other instructors from same area.

3

MUS 695 Thesis

Candidate for degree in Theory-Composition engages in advanced work culminating in thesis project or composition/arrangement.

1-3

MUS 18 Clarinet Ensemble

The study and performance of ensemble repertoire for the clarinet family.

0.5

MUS 21 University Chorus

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 22 College Choir

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 23 Chamber Choir

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 24 Fredonia Camerata

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 25 All-College Band

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 26 Concert Band

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 27 Wind Symphony

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 28 Wind Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 29 Symphony Orchestra

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 30 Chamber Orchestra

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 31 String Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 32 Music Theatre Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 33 Opera Prod Practicum

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 34 Opera Workshop

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 35 Piano Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 36 Woodwind Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 37 Brass Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 38 Saxophone Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 39 Flute Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 40 Brass Choir

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 41 Percussion Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 42 African Drumming Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 43 Guitar Chamber Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 44 Guitar Quartet

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 45 Guitar Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

1

MUS 46 Special Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 47 Special Ensemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 48 SpecialEnsemble

All music students participate in the university music ensembles, the required number of participations varying among the several music curricula. Participation in any ensemble is open to students in other departments of the university by audition and consent of the conductor and/or Director of the School of Music.

0.5

MUS 49 Vocal Jazz Combo

A select jazz chamber ensemble for vocalists and instrumentalists. Open to any student who can qualify by audition.

0.5

MUS 50 Instrumental Jazz Combo

An intensive study of jazz small group performance practice, improvisation, and repertoire. Open to any student who can qualify by audition.

0.5

MUS 51 Fredonia New Jazz Ensemble

The Fredonia New Jazz Ensemble provides the Fredonia student with a specially curated big band experience. Selected repertoire includes contemporary jazz ensemble music from around the world. Seating is determined by audition.

0.5

MUS 52 Fredonia Jazz Orchestra

The Fredonia Jazz Orchestra provides the Fredonia student with a diverse and comprehensive big band experience. Selected repertoire includes classic and contemporary pieces to excite and challenge the aspiring big band musician. Seating is determined by audition.

0.5