Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2007/2008)
10 Course List

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, the course descriptions for courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from the following listing. For information about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Director of the School.

10.1 Applied Music Courses

Note:

With the exception of Music 2611-2618, 263A/B and 265A/B courses in applied music are available only to candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Music.

140A/B

Principal Applied Study I

(4 credit hours)

requires one hour per week of individual instruction (vocal or instrumental). Required attendance at School of Music recitals.

240A/B

Principal Applied Study II

(4 credit hours)

is a continuation of Music 140A/B. One hour per week of individual instruction (vocal or instrumental). Required attendance at School of Music recitals.

Prerequisite: Music 140A/B.

2611

Festival Choir

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 10 credit hours)

requires three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2612

Chamber Choir

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 8 credit hours)

requires three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2613

Chamber Orchestra

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 8 credit hours)

requires three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2614

Concert Band

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 8 credit hours)

requires three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2615

Jazz Ensemble

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 8 credit hours)

requires three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2616

Opera Workshop

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 8 credit hours)

requires three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2617

Opera Workshop (2 credit hours per semester. Maximum: 16 credit hours)

requires six hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2618

Opera Workshop (3 credit hours per semester. Maximum: 24 credit hours)

requires nine hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

263A/B

Chamber Orchestra (1 credit hour per two semesters. Maximum: 4 credit hours)

requires 15 hours of rehearsal per semester. Attendance is required.

265A/B

Jazz Ensemble (1 credit hour per two semesters. Maximum: 4 credit hours)

requires 15 hours of rehearsal per semester. Attendance is required.

Notes:

  1. Music 2611-265A/B are available for credit to any student who successfully auditions for participation in the ensemble. To audition, please contact the instructor or the School of Music office before the beginning of the semester.

  2. These courses are not applicable as electives under the Bachelor of Arts program.

  3. Students in the Faculty of Education should consult the Office of Student Services in the Faculty of Education regarding applicability of these courses to their degree.

2700

Lyric Diction I

(1 credit hour)

is a study of English, German, French and Italian lyric diction. The International Phonetic Alphabet will be introduced and applied to singing in these four languages. Open only to students whose principal applied study is voice.

2701

Lyric Diction II

(1 credit hour)

is a continuation of Music 2700. Open only to students whose principal applied study is voice.

Prerequisite: Music 2700.

340A/B

Principal Applied Study III

(4 credit hours)

is a continuation of Music 240A/B, for students whose Major is other than Performance. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals.

Prerequisites: Music 240A/B and successful completion of Music 1003, 1108, 1118 and 1128 or 1138.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Music 340A/B and 345A/B.

345A/B

Principal Applied Study III - Performance

(6 credit hours)

is a continuation of Music 240A/B. A more intensive approach to performance than in Music 340A/B. Open to Performance Majors only. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of 25 to 35 minutes of music to be given before the last day of classes in the second semester of the course.

Prerequisites: Music 240A/B and successful completion of Music 1003, 1108, 1118 and 1128 or 1138.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Music 340A/B and 345A/B.

3510

Introduction to Chamber Music

(3 credit hours)

is a study of selected chamber music repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day. Ensembles will be organized to give performances. Attendance is required.

3511

Chamber Music

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 8 credit hours)

requires the ensemble to prepare and perform a recital of 10-15 minutes of music. Each ensemble receives six hours of coaching in preparation for the performance. Repertoire to be performed must be approved prior to registration. Attendance is required.

Prerequisite: Music 3510 and permission of the Director.

3512

Chamber Music

(2 credit hours per semester. Maximum: 12 credit hours)

requires the ensemble to prepare and perform a recital of 18-22 minutes of music. Each ensemble receives nine hours of coaching in preparation for the performance. Repertoire to be performed must be approved prior to registration. Attendance is required.

Prerequisite: Music 3510 and permission of the Director.

3513

Chamber Music

(3 credit hours per semester. Maximum: 18 credit hours)

requires the ensemble to prepare and perform a recital of 25-30 minutes of music. Each ensemble receives twelve hours of coaching in preparation for the performance. Repertoire to be performed must be approved prior to registration. Attendance is required.

Prerequisite: Music 3510 and permission of the Director.

3514

Small Ensemble

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 6 credit hours)

is a conducted ensemble. Two hours per week of rehearsal.

Prerequisite: Permission of the Director.

3515

Accompaniment

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 4 credit hours)

requires the students to meet for one hour per week in a masterclass. Coaching will be given to prepare for performance of a 15- to 20-minute program with a singer or instrumentalist. Repertoire must be approved prior to registration. Normally offered in the Winter semester only.

This course is open to students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument; others by permission of the Director. Attendance is required.

3516

Accompaniment

(2 credit hours per semester. Maximum: 8 credit hours)

requires students to meet for one hour per week in a masterclass. Coaching will be given to prepare for performance of a half-hour program with a singer or instrumentalist. Repertoire must be approved prior to registration. Normally offered in the Winter semester only. Open to students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument; others by permission of the Director. Attendance is required.

3517

World Music Ensemble (1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 6 credit hours)

is a coached ensemble activity exploring one or more world music repertoires. 2 hours of rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

3518

Contemporary Music/Improvisation Ensemble (1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 6 credit hours)

is a coached activity exploring improvisation and/or contemporary repertoire for mixed ensembles. 2 hours of rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

3605

Music Theatre Workshop.

- inactive course.

3703

Career Skills

(1 credit hour)

is an exploration of careers in music. Topics include preparation of business plans, grant applications, press kits and promotional materials: tax, legal and business issues in the arts, and the study of successful arts enterprises.

Prerequisite: Music 240B.

3711

Jazz Styles and Improvisation

is an applied course for singers and instrumentalists, which aims to integrate the theory and practice of jazz. Jazz styles and improvisation will be explored through listening (recordings and live performance), imitation, and improvisation of selected jazz standards.

Prerequisite: Music 240B or permission of the instructor.

3712

Improvisation

(3 credit hours)

is an introduction to the art and practice of Improvisation through guided ensemble exploration and performance, score study and the application of contemporary performance practice.

Prerequisite: Music 240A/B.

3722

Brass Seminar

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 2 credit hours)

has topics selected from: issues of brass performance practice, history of brass instruments, brass literature and pedagogy, performance anxiety, comparative performances of brass repertoire, and other issues of special relevance to brass players. Open to students whose principal applied study is a brass instrument. Others by permission of the Director.

3732

Woodwind Seminar

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 2 credit hours)

has topics selected from: issues of woodwind performance practice, history of woodwind instruments, woodwind literature and pedagogy, performance anxiety, comparative performances of woodwind repertoire, and other issues of special relevance to woodwind players. Open to students whose principal applied study is a woodwind instrument. Others by permission of the Director.

3742

String Seminar

(1 credit hour per semester. Maximum: 2 credit hours)

has topics selected from: issues of string performance practice, history of string instruments, string literature and pedagogy, performance anxiety, comparative performances of string repertoire, and other issues of special relevance to string players. Open to students whose principal applied study is a string instrument. Others by permission of the Director.

3751

Studio Pedagogy

(3 credit hours)

is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of resources and pedagogical approaches used in studio teaching at various levels. May include guest masterclasses and lectures.

Prerequisites/Co-requisites: Music 140B or permission of the instructor.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Music 3751 and the former 3773.

3762

Vocal Pedagogy I

(2 credit hours)

has topics selected from: vocal technique, vocal health, methods for teaching various voice types and levels of ability, brief overview of various individual approaches in this history of vocal pedagogy.

Prerequisite: Music 140B in voice.

Note:

This course is not available to students with two or more credits in the former Music 3761. No more than 4 credits of Music 3761/3762/3763 may be credited toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

3763

Vocal Pedagogy II

(2 credit hours)

has topics selected from: managing a teaching studio, communications in studio teaching dealing with performance anxiety and other topics of importance to studio voice instruction, as well as the application of topics covered in Music 3762.

Prerequisite: Music 140B in voice and 3762.

Note:

This course is not available to students with two or more credits in the former Music 3761. No more than 4 credits of Music 3761/3762/3763 may be credited toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

3774

Piano Pedagogy

(3 credit hours)

is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of resources and pedagogical approaches used in piano studio teaching at various levels. May include guest masterclasses and lectures.

Prerequisites/Co-requisites: Music 140B or permission of the instructor.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Music 3774 and the former 3772.

440A/B

Principal Applied Study IV

(4 credit hours)

is a continuation of Music 340A/B, for students whose major is other than Performance. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals.

Prerequisites: Music 340A/B and successful completion of Music 2003, 2108, 2118 and 2128 or 2138.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Music 440A/B and 445A/B.

445A/B

Principal Applied Study IV - Performance

(6 credit hours)

is a continuation of Music 345A/B. Open to Performance Majors only. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of 50 to 60 minutes of music with program notes. This recital will normally take place in the second semester, before the last day of classes. A minimum grade of 75% is required to pass Music 445B.

Prerequisites: Music 345A/B and successful completion of Music 2003, 2108, 2118 and 2128 or 2138.

Note:

Students may not receive credit for both Music 440A/B and 445A/B.

4503

Special Topics in Applied Music

(1 credit hour per semester Maximum: 3 credit hours)

will have topics to be studied announced by the School of Music.

4504

Special Topics in Applied Music

(2 credit hours per semester Maximum: 4 credit hours)

will have topics to be studied announced by the School of Music.

4505

Special Topics in Applied Music

(3 credit hours per semester Maximum: 6 credit hours)

will have topics to be studied announced by the School of Music.