Course List

Studio Ensemble: Guitar -

MUSC 107 A

Instructor: Mr. Brian E. Holt
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1/4

Catalog Description:

Jazz and rock styles of guitar taught o n beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels in a group context. Chords, solo techniques, and basic musical concepts w ill be covered in a one-hour, group sess ion each week. (May be repeated for cred it. This course does not count for credi t toward the music major or minor.) Lect ure-Laboratory: 1 hr/wk.

Oriana Singers -

MUSC 109 A

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 202
Units: 1/4
Pre-requisites/Comments: Entrance by audition only

Catalog Description:

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. (1/3) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk.

Concert Choir -

MUSC 111 A

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey R. Sandborg
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 202
Units: 1/4

Catalog Description:

Training in a cappella and accompanied m usic from all style periods. (Students m ust participate in all performances unle ss excused by the director prior to the performance. May be repeated for credit. ) Lecture-Laboratory: 4 hrs/wk.

Wind Ensemble -

MUSC 112 E

Instructor: Dr. Joseph L. Blaha
Time: T/Th 7:30PM-9:00PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 130
Units: 1/4

Catalog Description:

Experience in band literature. (Students must participate in all performances un less excused by the instructor. May be r epeated for credit.) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/w k.

Jazz Ensemble -

MUSC 113 E

Instructor: Dr. Joseph L. Blaha
Block: E2
Time: M/W 7:30PM-9:00PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 130
Units: 1/4

Catalog Description:

Experience in jazz instrumental and ense mble. (Students must participate in all performances unless excused by the instr uctor. May be repeated for credit.) Rehe arsals: 3 hrs/wk.

Chamber Ensemble -

MUSC 114 A

Instructor: Dr. Elizabeth Bachelder
Term: 2014SP
Units: 1/4

Catalog Description:

Experience in chamber music of various p eriods and styles. (Students must partic ipate in all performances unless excused by the instructor. May be repeated for credit.) Rehearsals: 3 hrs/wk.

Diatonic Harmony -

MUSC 251 A

Instructor: Dr. Gordon Marsh
Block: 9
Time: T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 325
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MUSC-150 or competency

Catalog Description:

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

Diatonic Harmony Lab -

MUSC 251L 1

Instructor: Ms. Cara P. Hubbard
Block: 8
Time: M/W 4:00PM-5:30PM
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 325

Catalog Description:

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

Conducting -

MUSC 323 A

Instructor: Dr. Joseph L. Blaha
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 325
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: MUSC-321 or permission

Catalog Description:

Emphasis on practice with beat patterns , cues, phrasing, dynamics, tempo, and a ccent. Introduction to score preparation , rehearsal techniques for vocal and ins trumental groups, balance control, and e rror detection. Lecture-Laboratory: 3 hr s/wk.

Twentieth-Century Theory -

MUSC 350 A

Instructor: Dr. Gordon Marsh
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014SP
Room: OLIN 325
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: MUSC-252 or permission

Catalog Description:

Historical survey of Western music since Debussy with a focus on analytical techniques, including atonal theory.