Music learning for everyone

Into Music? We are too! Check out the following courses and ensembles available this fall 2017 to any student at Memorial University. All you need is interest; little or no musical background required. And remember, music is good for the soul!

Music 1105 Elements of Music:
This course is for students who want to learn the fundamentals of how musicians read, write and hear music. You will gain a grounding in pitch and rhythm, intervals, scales, chords, keys and musical terminology. (3 Credit Hours)

Music 2011 North American Popular Music:
Are you a fan of Pop, Rock, Hip Hop or Indie? Would you like to know more about the history and development of popular music – the genres, roots and influences? Are you interested in exploring the role that music plays in politics, community, and culture? This course is for you! (3 Credit Hours)

Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Singing:
Folk music is a key part of life in Newfoundland and Labrador. This course explores the songs, stories, histories and lives of our Province’s singers and listeners. Students will learn songs from a range of traditional singers, attend local performances, and explore the history of music in one of Canada’s richest traditional cultures. (3 Credit Hours)

Music 2611 Festival Choir:
Do you like to sing? Are you looking for to perform in a fun and engaged musical community? Then join the Memorial University Festival Choir. NO AUDITION! (1 Credit Hour)

Music 2612 Chamber Choir:
Do you have a passion for choral singing? Are you looking for a top calibre ensemble in which to develop your skills? Come and audition for our celebrated chamber choir! (1 Credit Hour)

Music 2613 Chamber Orchestra:
Are you a violinist, violist, cellist, bassist or oboist? The chamber orchestra might be the place for you! Join an acclaimed orchestra that has performed at the Peterhof Palace in Russia but is based right her. Audition and enjoy the beauty of this ensemble. (1 Credit Hour)

Music 2615 Jazz Ensemble:
Crazy about jazz? This ensemble lets you take to the stage and expand your develop your jazz chops. Jazz up your university studies! Come and audition. (1 Credit Hour)

Music 2616 Opera Workshop:
Are you a singer looking for an operatic home, a grand stage for your vocal prowess? Our Opera Workshop brings the world of opera to Memorial every year. Come and audition! (1 Credit Hour)

Music 2619 Wind Ensemble:
Do you miss that high school of community band? Would you like to keep up your playing skills? The wind ensemble offers you the opportunity to get on stage with a passionate group of musicians. Get in touch for an audition. (1 Credit Hour)

Have further questions for us about these courses, or auditioning for an ensemble? Just drop us a note at music@memorial.mun.ca, call us at 709-864-7486 or drop by the general office located in the M.O. Morgan Building.

 

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