Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2011/2012)
12.2 Ensemble Techniques Courses

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

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

is a continuation of Music 2311.

PR: Music 2311

3221

Brass Techniques I

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

CH: 1

3222

Brass Techniques II

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.

CH: 1

PR: Music 3221

3231

Flute Techniques

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

CH: 1

UL: may not be taken for credit by students whose Principal Applied Study is flute.

3232

Single Reed Techniques

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the clarinet and/or saxophone.

CH: 1

PR: permission of the instructor for students whose Principal Applied Study is clarinet or saxophone.

3233

Double Reed Techniques

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the oboe and/or bassoon.

CH: 1

PR: permission of the instructor for students whose Principal Applied Study is oboe or bassoon.

3241

Upper String Techniques

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the violin and viola.

CH: 1

UL: may not be taken for credit by students whose Principal Applied Study is violin or viola

3242

Lower String Techniques

meets one hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the cello and string bass.

CH: 1

PR: permission of the instructor for students whose Principal Applied Study is cello or string bass.

3261

Guitar techniques

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

UL: may not be taken for credit by students whose Principal Applied Study is guitar.

3271

Organ techniques

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

CH: 1

PR: permission of the instructor for students whose Principal Applied Study is not piano.

3272

Harpsichord Techniques

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

CH: 1

PR: permission of the instructor for students whose Principal Applied Study is not piano or organ.

3281

Percussion Techniques I

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

CH: 1

UL: may not be taken for credit by students whose Principal Applied Study is percussion.

3282

Percussion Techniques II

meets one hour per week and is a continuation of Music 3281.

CH: 1

PR: Music 3281

UL: may not be taken for credit by students whose Principal Applied Study is percussion.

3311

Instrumental Conducting I

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

CH: 1

CO: Music 3313

PR: Music 2311

3312

Instrumental Conducting II

meets one hour per week and is a continuation of Music 3311.

CH: 1

CO: Music 3314

PR: Music 3311

3313

Instrumental Lab

(0)

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

CH: 0

CO: Music 3311

3314

Instrumental Lab

meets 1½ hours per week and is a continuation of Music 3313.

CH: 1

CO: Music 3312

PR: Music 3313

3315

Instrumental Lab

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

CH: 0

CO: One of Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3281, 3282.

PR: One of Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3281, 3282.

3316

Instrumental Lab

meets 1½ hours per week and is a continuation of Music 3315.

CH: 1

PR: Music 3315

4311

Advanced Choral Conducting

- inactive course.

4312

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

- inactive course.

4313

Instrumental Conducting III

(1 credit hour)

- inactive course.

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).