Office of the Registrar
School of Music (2012/2013)
11.2 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 MUS 2311.

PR: MUS 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 MUS 3221. Students whose Principal Applied Study is a brass instrument must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

CH: 1

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.

CH: 1

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 MUS 3281.

CH: 1

PR: MUS 3281

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

3316

Instrumental Lab

meets 1½ hours per week and is a continuation of the former MUS 3315. This course will not be offered after Winter 2014.

CH: 1

PR: MUS 3321 or the former MUS 3315

3321

Instrumental Conducting I

is the practical study of conducting and rehearsal techniques for band and orchestra.

AR: attendance is required

CR: the former MUS 3311, 3313

PR: MUS 1108

3322

Instrumental Conducting II

is continuation of MUS 3321.

AR: attendance is required

CR: the former MUS 3312, 3314

PR: Music 3321

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).