Courses

MUSC 107 Studio Ensemble: Guitar

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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 K. Hale

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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 C. Hubbard
Spring 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Sandborg T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM
Spring 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Sandborg M/T/W/Th 6:00PM-7:00PM
Spring 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. LaChance T/Th 7:30PM-9:00PM
Spring 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. LaChance M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM
Spring 2019 M. LaChance M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM

MUSC 150 Fundamentals of Music

Pitch and rhythm fundamentals: reading music notation, sight singing, reading chord charts. Focus on intervals, key signatures, scales, meter, and chords. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 C. Hubbard M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

MUSC 240 Music in Culture-Global

An exploration of the role of music in cultures around the world and throughout history, introducing students to the discipline ethnomusicology. Emphasis will be placed on two aspects of musical culture: non-western (World) music and American popular music. The course includes a fieldwork component. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Marsh M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

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

Pre-requisites/Comments MUSC-150 or competency Take MUSC-251L

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 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.

Pre-requisites/Comments Take MUSC-251

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 C. Hubbard T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

MUSC 252 Music Theory II

Chromatic harmony and voice leading; figured bass realization; introduction to contrapuntal techniques; analysis of small forms. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments MUSC-251 Take MUSC-252L

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 G. Marsh M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

MUSC 252L Music Theory II Lab

Chromatic part writing and figured bassrealization; introduction to contrapuntal techniques. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Pre-requisites/Comments Take MUSC-252

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 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

Pre-requisites/Comments MUSC-252

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 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

Pre-requisites/Comments MUSC-261 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 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

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 G. Marsh