Courses

MUSC 107 St Ensemble: Broadway Musical

Varying styles of an instrument's repertoire taught on intermediate and advanced levels in a group context. In addition to issues in ensemble playing unique to the instrument, the following is covered: effective execution, physical position, tone production and intonation, extended techniques.(May be repeated for credit. This course does not count for credit toward the music major or minor.) (1/4)Lecture-Laboratory: 1 hr/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B C. Hubbard

MUSC 109 Oriana Singers

This choir for women explores the Western sacred and secular choral tradition but also those of other cultures. Special attention is given to the development of vocal and music skills. Women can expect travel and collaboration with men's choirs when possible. (Entrance by audition only.) (1/4) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E J. Sandborg T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

MUSC 111 Concert Choir

Training in a cappella and accompanied music from all style periods. (Students must participate in all performances unless excused by the director prior to the performance. May be repeated for credit.) Lecture-Laboratory: 4 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E J. Sandborg M/T/W/Th 6:00PM-7:00PM

MUSC 112 Wind Ensemble

Experience in band literature. (Students must participate in all performances unless excused by the instructor. May be repeated for credit.) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E M. LaChance T/Th 7:30PM-9:00PM

MUSC 113 Jazz Ensemble

Experience in jazz instrumental and ensemble. (Students must participate in all performances unless excused by the instructor. May be repeated for credit.) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk. 1/4 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
E M. LaChance M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM

MUSC 251 Music Theory I

Diatonic harmony and voice leading; melodic harmonization and figured bass realization; basic species counterpoint; introduction to tonal theory, and harmonic analysis. Lecture: 3 hr/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MUSC-150 or competency Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take MUSC-251L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Marsh M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

MUSC 251L Music Theory I Lab

Diatonic part writing; melodic harmonization and figured bass realization; basic species counterpoint; introduction to tonal theory, harmonic analysis, and composing simple forms. Lecture: 1 hr/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Requisites

  • Take MUSC-251 Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 C. Hubbard T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

MUSC 253 Music Theory III

Analysis of small and large forms; composition in binary and ternary; introduction to nineteenth-century harmonic practices, including tonal ambiguity and symmetrical progression, and the basics of atonal theory. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MUSC-252 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A M. LaChance M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

MUSC 262 Music Hist II:1700 to 1900

A continuation of Music 261, tracing the development of styles and genres in the canon of Western music produced during the eighteenth centuries. 1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • MUSC-261 or permission Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Marsh M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

MUSC 420 Senior Project

A public presentation by the music major in one of three areas of concentration: composition, performance, or research. Lecture/Studio: Hours vary. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A G. Marsh