Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2007/2008)
10.2 Ensemble Techniques Courses

Note:

All courses in ensemble techniques are available only to candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Music except where specified.

2311

Voice/Choral Materials I

(3 credit hours)

is a practical study, in a class situation, of vocal production, choral conducting and rehearsal techniques. This course is open to Bachelor of Music degree students and students in the Music Concentration Program for the Bachelor of Education (Primary or Elementary) degree.

2312

Voice/Choral Materials II

(3 credit hours)

is a continuation of Music 2311.

Prerequisite: Music 2311.

3221

Brass Techniques I

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing brass instruments.

3222

Brass Techniques II

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. A continuation of Music 3221. Students whose principal applied study is a brass instrument must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

Prerequisite: Music 3221.

3231

Flute Techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the flute. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is flute.

3232

Single Reed Techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the clarinet and/or saxophone. Students whose principal applied study is clarinet or saxophone must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

3233

Double Reed Techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the oboe and/or bassoon. Students whose principal applied study is oboe or bassoon must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

3241

Upper String Techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the violin and viola. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is violin or viola.

3242

Lower String Techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the cello and string bass. Students whose principal applied study is cello or string bass must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

3261

Guitar techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the guitar. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is guitar.

3271

Organ techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the organ. Open only to students whose principal applied study is piano. Others by permission of the instructor.

3272

Harpsichord Techniques

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study in a class situation of the basic techniques of playing the harpsichord. Open only to students whose principal applied study is piano or organ. Others by permission of the instructor.

3281

Percussion Techniques I

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing percussion instruments. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is percussion.

3282

Percussion Techniques II

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Continuation of Music 3281. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is percussion.

Prerequisite: Music 3281.

3311

Instrumental Conducting I

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. Practical study of conducting and rehearsal techniques for band and orchestra.

Prerequisite: Music 2311.

Co-requisite: Music 3313.

3312

Instrumental Conducting II

(1 credit hour)

meets one hour per week. A continuation of Music 3311.

Prerequisite: Music 3311.

Co-requisite: Music 3314.

3313

Instrumental Lab

(0 credit hours)

meets 1½ hours per week. Practical application of rehearsal and instrumental techniques in a band/ orchestra setting.

Co-requisite: Music 3311.

3314

Instrumental Lab

(1 credit hour)

meets 1½ hours per week. Continuation of Music 3313.

Prerequisite: Music 3313.

Co-requisite: Music 3312.

3315

Instrumental Lab

(0 credit hours)

meets 1½ hours per week. Practical application of rehearsal and instrumental techniques in a band/orchestra setting.

Prerequisite/Co-requisite: One of Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3281, 3282.

3316

Instrumental Lab

(1 credit hour)

meets 1½ hours per week. Continuation of Music 3315.

Prerequisite: Music 3315.

4311

Advanced Choral Conducting

- inactive course.

4312

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

- inactive course.

4313

Instrumental Conducting III

(1 credit hour)

- inactive course.