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Performance B.Mus.

Music
School of Fine Arts
  • Program Type: Baccalaureate
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2018
  • Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120 to 122
  • Required credits within the major: 89 to 97
  • Degree: Bachelor of Music
The B.Mus. in performance is for students pursuing programs of intensive study to prepare for professional careers in music and/or acceptance into a graduate degree program. Students are assisted in acquiring high quality performance artistry and comprehensive and advanced historical and theoretical knowledge of musical styles, genres, and pedagogy. Department Honors Requirements: Candidates, nominated by music department faculty, receive honors for distinguished achievement in musical performance, composition, or exceptional ability and accomplishment as a music educator.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Admission Requirements
Freshman and transfer students are usually admitted to pre-major status before admission to this major.
A GPA above 2.0 is preferred for the following:
  • 2.50 transferring from outside the University
Students must pass a performance audition to be accepted into any music degree program. At the time of the audition, students must also complete diagnostic examinations in theory, aural, and keyboard skills, and an interview with the department head or an appointed designee. Any student who receives provisional acceptance into a degree program must pass a review (usually at the end of the first semester) to receive full acceptance. That review includes recommendations of major instructors and successful completion of an applied jury.
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
General Requirements
The Board of Regents, on recommendation of the faculty, grants degrees from the University of Minnesota. Requirements for an undergraduate degree from University of Minnesota Duluth include the following:
  1. Students must meet all course and credit requirements of the departments and colleges or schools in which they are enrolled including an advanced writing course. Students seeking two degrees must fulfill the requirements of both degrees. However, two degrees cannot be awarded for the same major.
  2. Students must complete all requirements of the Liberal Education Program.
  3. Students must complete a minimum of 120 semester credits.
  4. At least 30 of the last 60 degree credits earned immediately before graduation must be awarded by UMD.
  5. Students must complete at least half of their courses at the 3xxx-level and higher at UMD. Study-abroad credits earned through courses taught by UM faculty and at institutions with which UMD has international exchange programs may be used to fulfill this requirement.
  6. If a minor is required, students must take at least three upper division credits in their minor field from UMD.
  7. The minimum cumulative UM GPA required for graduation will be 2.00 and will include only University of Minnesota coursework. A minimum UM GPA of 2.00 is required in each UMD undergraduate major and minor. No academic unit may impose higher grade point standards to graduate.
  8. Diploma, transcripts, and certification will be withheld until all financial obligations to the University have been met.
Program Requirements
1. Elective credits, other than those required in the major, may be taken from any UMD unit. 2. Courses with grades less than C- will not count toward the major.
Introductory Course (1 cr)
Music majors register for 1 credit.
UST 1000 - UMD Seminar (1.0-2.0 cr)
Music Core (22 cr)
MU 100 - Recital Hour (0.0 cr)
MU 1111 - Tonal Harmony I (3.0 cr)
MU 1112 - Ear-Training and Sight-Singing I (1.0 cr)
MU 1121 - Tonal Harmony II [LOGIC & QR] (3.0 cr)
MU 1122 - Ear-Training II (1.0 cr)
MU 2111 - Tonal Harmony III (3.0 cr)
MU 2112 - Ear-Training III (1.0 cr)
MU 2121 - Tonal Harmony IV (3.0 cr)
MU 2122 - Ear-Training, Sight Singing and Improvisation (1.0 cr)
MU 3201 - Music History I (3.0 cr)
MU 3202 - Music History II (3.0 cr)
Advanced Writing (3 cr)
WRIT 3110 - Advanced Writing: Arts and Letters (3.0 cr)
SFA Additional Liberal Education Requirement (3 cr)
Three credits of any 1000-level or 2000-level SFA course(s) from outside the student's chosen major (Art, Art History, Dance, Fine Arts, or Theatre), provided that the student meets pre-requisites for the course(s). A 2-credit DN course may be substituted.
Program Sub-plans
Students are required to complete one of the following sub-plans.
Band/Orchestral Instruments
The band/orchestral instruments emphasis prepares students for a career as a professional musician and for acceptance into a graduate degree program in music. The emphasis assists students in acquiring high quality performance artistry and provides students with advanced historical and theoretical knowledge of music.
Major Course Requirements (27 cr)
MU 3991 2 credits in one semester. MU 4601 for a total of 2 credits. Participation in MU 1505 or MU 4505 is strongly recommended in addition to the required ensembles.
MU 1421 - Piano Class I (1.0 cr)
MU 1422 - Piano Class II (1.0 cr)
MU 3300 - Junior Recital (1.0 cr)
MU 3705 - Instrumental Conducting I (1.0 cr)
MU 3706 - Instrumental Conducting II (1.0 cr)
MU 3991 - Independent Study (1.0-3.0 cr)
MU 4101 - Instrumental Arranging (2.0 cr)
MU 4300 - Senior Recital (1.0 cr)
MU 4601 - Applied Music Teaching (1.0 cr)
MU 5201 - Advanced Music History (2.0 cr)
MU 1005 - Jazz Studies [LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS, CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
or MU 2001 - Ethnic and Folk Music of the World [LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09, FINE ARTS] (3.0 cr)
or MU 2005 - African Roots of American Music [LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS] (3.0 cr)
MU 2110 - Jazz Theory (2.0 cr)
or MU 3101 - Form and Analysis (2.0 cr)
or MU 4103 - Contrapuntal Techniques (2.0 cr)
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1515 - Percussion Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· MU 1541 - Chamber Music (1.0 cr)
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 4515 - Percussion Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· MU 4541 - Chamber Music (1.0 cr)
Applied Instruction (25 cr)
MU 0100 must be taken concurrently each semester with applied instruction in principal instrument.
Take 25 or more credit(s) from the following:
Applied Instruction - 13xx
2 credit first semester, 3 credits each subsequent semester.
Take 11 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1xxx
· Applied Instruction - 43xx
3 credits each semester.
Take 12 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 4xxx
· Applied Instruction Secondary Instrument
Take 2 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1322 - Piano-Non Major (1.0 cr)
Ensemble Requirements (8 cr)
Take 1 credit each semester.
Take 8 or more credit(s) from the following:
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1501 - Concert Band [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble [LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1503 - Symphony Orchestra [LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1504 - Chamber Orchestra [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 4501 - Concert Band (1.0 cr)
· MU 4502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· MU 4503 - Symphony Orchestra (1.0 cr)
· MU 4504 - Chamber Orchestra (1.0 cr)
Proficiency Exams
Advanced proficiency in principal instrument.
Keyboard
The keyboard emphasis prepares students for a career as a professional musician and for acceptance into graduate study in performance or accompanying and coaching. It assists students in acquiring high quality artistry as a performing keyboard musician both in solo and collaborative situations, and providing students with advanced historical and theoretical knowledge of diverse repertoire and styles. The emphasis also assists students in becoming effective piano teachers at all levels, ages, and group settings.
Major Course Requirements (25 cr)
MU 3300 - Junior Recital (1.0 cr)
MU 3627 - Art of Accompanying: Vocal Music (2.0 cr)
MU 3628 - Art of Accompanying: Instrumental Music (2.0 cr)
MU 4201 - Piano Literature (3.0 cr)
MU 4300 - Senior Recital (1.0 cr)
MU 4621 - Piano Pedagogy and Practicum I (2.0 cr)
MU 4622 - Piano Pedagogy and Practicum II (2.0 cr)
MU 4623 - Piano Techniques and Style (3.0 cr)
MU 5201 - Advanced Music History (2.0 cr)
MU 1005 - Jazz Studies [LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS, CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
or MU 2001 - Ethnic and Folk Music of the World [LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09, FINE ARTS] (3.0 cr)
or MU 2005 - African Roots of American Music [LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS] (3.0 cr)
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 2110 - Jazz Theory (2.0 cr)
· MU 3101 - Form and Analysis (2.0 cr)
· MU 4103 - Contrapuntal Techniques (2.0 cr)
Applied Instruction Piano (23 cr)
MU 100 must be taken concurrently with applied piano each semester.
Take 23 or more credit(s) from the following:
2 credits first semester, 3 credits each subsequent semester.
Take 11 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1321 - Piano-Major (2.0-3.0 cr)
· 3 credits each semester
Take 12 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 4321 - Piano-Major (2.0-3.0 cr)
Ensemble Requirements (12 cr)
Take a minimum of 1 credit each semester from the following:
Take 12 or more credit(s) from the following:
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1501 - Concert Band [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble [LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1503 - Symphony Orchestra [LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1505 - Jazz Ensemble [LE CAT10, LECD CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1510 - Concert Chorale [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1511 - University Singers [LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1512 - Chamber Singers [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble [LE CAT10, LECD CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 4501 - Concert Band (1.0 cr)
· MU 4502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· MU 4503 - Symphony Orchestra (1.0 cr)
· MU 4505 - Jazz Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· MU 4510 - Concert Chorale (1.0 cr)
· MU 4511 - University Singers (1.0 cr)
· MU 4512 - Chamber Singers (1.0 cr)
· MU 4513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· Additional Ensemble
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1504 - Chamber Orchestra [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1515 - Percussion Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· MU 3510 - Opera Studio (1.0 cr)
· MU 4504 - Chamber Orchestra (1.0 cr)
· MU 4515 - Percussion Ensemble (1.0 cr)
· MU 4541 - Chamber Music (1.0 cr)
Proficiency Exams
Advanced proficiency in principal instrument.
Vocal
The vocal emphasis prepares students for careers as professional classical singers or for acceptance into graduate degree programs.
Major Course Requirements (36 cr)
MU 1322 for a total of 2 credits, and MU 3510 for a total of 4 credits.
MU 1322 - Piano-Non Major (1.0 cr)
MU 1411 - Diction: Italian and English (1.0 cr)
MU 1412 - Diction: German (1.0 cr)
MU 1413 - Diction: French (1.0 cr)
MU 1421 - Piano Class I (1.0 cr)
MU 1422 - Piano Class II (1.0 cr)
MU 1441 - Vocal Techniques (1.0 cr)
MU 3211 - Art Song Literature (2.0 cr)
MU 3212 - Opera Literature (2.0 cr)
MU 3300 - Junior Recital (1.0 cr)
MU 3510 - Opera Studio (1.0 cr)
MU 3703 - Choral Conducting (1.0 cr)
MU 4300 - Senior Recital (1.0 cr)
MU 4600 - Vocal Pedagogy (1.0 cr)
MU 4601 - Applied Music Teaching (1.0 cr)
MU 5201 - Advanced Music History (2.0 cr)
Take 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1005 - Jazz Studies [LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS, CDIVERSITY] (3.0 cr)
· MU 2001 - Ethnic and Folk Music of the World [LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09, FINE ARTS] (3.0 cr)
· MU 2005 - African Roots of American Music [LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS] (3.0 cr)
Take 8 or more credit(s) from the following:
· FR 1101 - Beginning French I [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
· FR 1102 - Beginning French II [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
· FR 1201 - Intermediate French I [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
· FR 1202 - Intermediate French II [LE CAT3, LEIP CAT03, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
· GER 1101 - Beginning German I [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
· GER 1102 - Beginning German II [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
· GER 1201 - Intermediate German I [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
· GER 1202 - Intermediate German II [LE CAT3, LEIP CAT03, COMM & LAN] (4.0 cr)
Take 2 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 2110 - Jazz Theory (2.0 cr)
· MU 3101 - Form and Analysis (2.0 cr)
· MU 4103 - Contrapuntal Techniques (2.0 cr)
Applied Instruction Voice (23 cr)
MU 0100 must be taken concurrently each semester with applied voice.
Take 23 or more credit(s) from the following:
2 credit first semester, 3 credits each subsequent semester.
Take 11 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1311 - Voice-Major (2.0-3.0 cr)
· 3 credits each semester.
Take 12 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 4311 - Voice-Major (2.0-3.0 cr)
Ensemble Requirement (9 cr)
Take one credit each semester from the following:
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1510 - Concert Chorale [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1511 - University Singers [LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
Take 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 4510 - Concert Chorale (1.0 cr)
· MU 4511 - University Singers (1.0 cr)
Additional Ensemble
Take 1 or more credit(s) from the following:
· MU 1510 - Concert Chorale [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1511 - University Singers [LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1512 - Chamber Singers [LE CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 1513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble [LE CAT10, LECD CAT10, FINE ARTS] (1.0 cr)
· MU 4510 - Concert Chorale (1.0 cr)
· MU 4511 - University Singers (1.0 cr)
· MU 4512 - Chamber Singers (1.0 cr)
· MU 4513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble (1.0 cr)
Proficiency Exams
Advanced proficiency in principal instrument.
 
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UST 1000 - UMD Seminar
Credits: 1.0 -2.0 [max 2.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02403 - EHS 1000/UST 1000
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Facilitates the successful transition into college learning and student life at UMD. Credit will not be granted if already received for EHS 1000.
MU 100 - Recital Hour
Credits: 0.0 [max 0.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Attendance at scheduled musical events. prereq: Concurrent registration in applied instruction
MU 1111 - Tonal Harmony I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Rudimentary study of triadic harmony from the 17th and 18th centuries. Exploration of methods of composition and analysis, harmonic functions and non-harmonic tones. prereq: Music major or music minor; credit will not be granted if already received for Mu 1010 or Th 1114
MU 1112 - Ear-Training and Sight-Singing I
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Introduction to ear-training and sight-singing of tonal music. prereq: Music major or music minor; credit will not be granted if already received for Mu 1112 or Th 1114
MU 1121 - Tonal Harmony II (LOGIC & QR)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Continued study of Common Practice harmony with an introduction to species counterpoint and four-part writing. A focus on progressions and the development of phrase structures. prereq: 1111
MU 1122 - Ear-Training II
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Continued study of ear-training and sight-singing of tonal music. prereq: 1112
MU 2111 - Tonal Harmony III
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Continued study of tonal theory with an emphasis on late 18th and early 19th century methods of composition and analysis. prereq: 1102 or 1121
MU 2112 - Ear-Training III
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall
Continued study of ear-training and sight-singing of tonal music. prereq: 1122
MU 2121 - Tonal Harmony IV
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Continued study of tonal theory with an emphasis on 19th century methods of composition and an introduction to 20th century and contemporary modes of musical organization. prereq: 2111
MU 2122 - Ear-Training, Sight Singing and Improvisation
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Spring
Continued study of ear-training and sight-singing of tonal music; introduction to post-tonal music and basic principles and techniques of improvisation. prereq: 2112
MU 3201 - Music History I
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Survey of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical eras of Western music, with an emphasis on the cultural, literary, religious and socio-political contexts in which master composers developed. prereq: Mu 1121/1122 or instructor consent
MU 3202 - Music History II
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Survey of Romantic, Modern and Contemporary eras of music, emphasizing the increasingly non-Western influences and cross-cultural connections on the development of European artistic values into a global aesthetic. prereq: 3201 or instructor consent
WRIT 3110 - Advanced Writing: Arts and Letters
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and practice of writing tasks appropriate for the arts and letters. Seeks to advance research and critical thinking skills as well as skills in applying conventions of grammar, style, argumentation, and documentation. In addition, the course addresses professional writing for the arts, including reviews, proposals, grant writing, and career documents. prereq: WRIT 1120 or MNTC completed and minimum 60 credits
MU 1421 - Piano Class I
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course in keyboard musicianship is the first of a two semester sequence of class piano. The course focuses on the development and improvement of keyboard skills in the areas of technique, performance, improvisation, harmonization, transposition, sight-reading, and elementary ensemble skills. The course is intended to develop basic keyboard competency while reinforcing students' musicianship skills. prereq: Music major, music minor, musical theatre major or instructor consent
MU 1422 - Piano Class II
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course in keyboarding musicianship is the second of a two-semester seauence of class piano. It is a contiuation of MU 1421, focusing on developing increased ability with regard to technical ability, artistry, musicianship, and fundamental skills. Successful course completion is achieved with basic keyboard competency of early intermediate to intermediate levels. prereq: MU 1421, equivalent CE or instructor consent
MU 3300 - Junior Recital
Credits: 1.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Preparation and presentation of a solo performance. For performance majors required to complete a recital in the next-to-final year of their program. prereq: department consent, may be repeated
MU 3705 - Instrumental Conducting I
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Intermediate techniques, reading, and interpretation of full and condensed orchestral, band, and vocal scores; lab practice in rehearsal procedures. prereq: 2701 or instructor consent
MU 3706 - Instrumental Conducting II
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Advanced techniques, reading, and interpretation of full and condensed orchestral, band, and vocal scores; lab practice in rehearsal procedures. prereq: 3705 or instructor consent
MU 3991 - Independent Study
Credits: 1.0 -3.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Directed study in area of student interest arranged with instructor before registration. prereq: instructor consent
MU 4101 - Instrumental Arranging
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Idiomatic scoring for instruments; individual assignments in problems and possibilities of various instrument combinations. prereq: Mu 2121, 2122 or instructor consent
MU 4300 - Senior Recital
Credits: 1.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Preparation and public presentation of a solo performance of at least 50 minutes of music appropriate to the student's principal instrument or principal compositional media. This is the capstone requirement for students in music performance or theory-composition.
MU 4601 - Applied Music Teaching
Credits: 1.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Procedures and materials for class and individual instruction in approved fields of applied music; evaluation of solo literature; discussion of approved and experimental pedagogical practice; lesson observation; and supervised student teaching. prereq: instructor consent
MU 5201 - Advanced Music History
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Specialized study of selected composers and/or genres. prereq: 3201, 3202 or instructor consent
MU 1005 - Jazz Studies (LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS, CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Evolution of jazz: social problems in America that fostered its origin and continue to shape its development.
MU 2001 - Ethnic and Folk Music of the World (LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introductory course to the music of the world. This class will introduce you to a diverse musical repertoire and non-traditional approaches to music. We will study the music of a variety of cultures and societies as an expression of meaningful human interaction.
MU 2005 - African Roots of American Music (LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course defines and examines the musical and cultural significance of West Africa and its indelible impression on Western music and culture (particularly in America). Music and culture is traced from West Africa, through South America and Latin America, and on to North America. Class material ranges from historical West African tradition through today?s American popular music.
MU 2110 - Jazz Theory
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to jazz harmony, chord/scale relationships, and jazz piano skills. prereq: 1111, 1421 or instructor consent
MU 3101 - Form and Analysis
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of form in music; structure from Renaissance through 20th-century. prereq: 2121, 2122
MU 4103 - Contrapuntal Techniques
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Study of, and practice in, use of polyphonic devices in Western art music. prereq: Mu 2121, 2122 or instructor consent
MU 1515 - Percussion Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 10.0]
Prerequisites: Instructor consent; maximum of 10 credits between MU 1515 and 4515
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of diverse repertoire for the percussion ensemble: historically significant works, contemporary works, world music, popular music, and new works. For both music majors and non-majors. prereq: Instructor consent; maximum of 10 credits between MU 1515 and 4515
MU 1541 - Chamber Music
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of chamber music literature, classical and/or jazz. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4515 - Percussion Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of diverse repertoire for the percussion ensemble: historically significant works, contemporary works; world music; popular music; and new works. For both music and non-majors. prereq: Instructor consent; maximum of 10 credits between MU 1515 and 4515
MU 4541 - Chamber Music
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of chamber music literature, classical and/or jazz. prereq: instructor consent
MU 1322 - Piano-Non Major
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Prerequisites: Non-music major or music major secondary instrument; may be repeated
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Individual lesson one half hour weekly. prereq: Non-music major or music major secondary instrument; may be repeated
MU 1501 - Concert Band (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of transcribed and original concert literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble (LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of symphonic wind ensemble and contemporary band literature by a select group. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1503 - Symphony Orchestra (LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of representative musical literature for symphony orchestra. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1504 - Chamber Orchestra (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of chamber orchestra literature. prereq: instructor consent
MU 4501 - Concert Band
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of transcribed and original concert literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of symphonic wind ensemble and contemporary band literature by a select group. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4503 - Symphony Orchestra
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of representative literature for symphony orchestra. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4504 - Chamber Orchestra
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of chamber orchestra literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 3300 - Junior Recital
Credits: 1.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Preparation and presentation of a solo performance. For performance majors required to complete a recital in the next-to-final year of their program. prereq: department consent, may be repeated
MU 3627 - Art of Accompanying: Vocal Music
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Vocal accompanying (art song, recitative and aria, choral music, and functional skills (e.g., score reading, keyboard harmony). Vocal coaching techniques, listening to standard vocal repertoire, performance. prereq: instructor consent
MU 3628 - Art of Accompanying: Instrumental Music
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Instrumental accompanying (strings, brass, and woodwinds) and functional skills (e.g., score reading, keyboard harmony). Rehearsal techniques, listening to standard instrumental repertoire, performance. prereq: instructor consent
MU 4201 - Piano Literature
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Study of representative piano literature from various periods of music history. prereq: Music major or instructor consent
MU 4300 - Senior Recital
Credits: 1.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Preparation and public presentation of a solo performance of at least 50 minutes of music appropriate to the student's principal instrument or principal compositional media. This is the capstone requirement for students in music performance or theory-composition.
MU 4621 - Piano Pedagogy and Practicum I
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Principles and materials for teaching elementary piano students; supervised practice teaching. prereq: Music major or instructor consent
MU 4622 - Piano Pedagogy and Practicum II
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Principles and materials for teaching intermediate piano students; supervised practice teaching. prereq: Mu 4621 or instructor consent
MU 4623 - Piano Techniques and Style
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Technical and stylistic considerations for teaching and performing advanced piano literature. prereq: 1321 or instructor consent
MU 5201 - Advanced Music History
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Specialized study of selected composers and/or genres. prereq: 3201, 3202 or instructor consent
MU 1005 - Jazz Studies (LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS, CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Evolution of jazz: social problems in America that fostered its origin and continue to shape its development.
MU 2001 - Ethnic and Folk Music of the World (LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introductory course to the music of the world. This class will introduce you to a diverse musical repertoire and non-traditional approaches to music. We will study the music of a variety of cultures and societies as an expression of meaningful human interaction.
MU 2005 - African Roots of American Music (LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course defines and examines the musical and cultural significance of West Africa and its indelible impression on Western music and culture (particularly in America). Music and culture is traced from West Africa, through South America and Latin America, and on to North America. Class material ranges from historical West African tradition through today?s American popular music.
MU 2110 - Jazz Theory
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to jazz harmony, chord/scale relationships, and jazz piano skills. prereq: 1111, 1421 or instructor consent
MU 3101 - Form and Analysis
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of form in music; structure from Renaissance through 20th-century. prereq: 2121, 2122
MU 4103 - Contrapuntal Techniques
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Study of, and practice in, use of polyphonic devices in Western art music. prereq: Mu 2121, 2122 or instructor consent
MU 1321 - Piano-Major
Credits: 2.0 -3.0 [max 18.0]
Prerequisites: Music major; performance majors register for 3 cr., all others register for 2 cr.
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Individual lesson weekly plus arranged group lessons. prereq: Music major; performance majors register for 3 cr., all others register for 2 cr.
MU 4321 - Piano-Major
Credits: 2.0 -3.0 [max 12.0]
Prerequisites: Music major; performance majors register for 3 cr., all others register for 2 cr.
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Individual lesson weekly plus arranged group lessons. prereq: Music major; performance majors register for 3 cr., all others register for 2 cr.
MU 1501 - Concert Band (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of transcribed and original concert literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble (LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of symphonic wind ensemble and contemporary band literature by a select group. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1503 - Symphony Orchestra (LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of representative musical literature for symphony orchestra. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1505 - Jazz Ensemble (LE CAT10, LECD CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of large jazz ensemble literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1510 - Concert Chorale (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of representative choral literature from a variety of periods and cultures. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1511 - University Singers (LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
A select group for study and performance of distinctive choral literature from diverse historical periods, cultures, and languages. Regional tour usually taken during spring semester. Extended domestic or international tours when possible. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1512 - Chamber Singers (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of vocal chamber music. prereq: concurrent registration in 1511 or 4511; instructor determines placement
MU 1513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble (LE CAT10, LECD CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of music for vocal jazz ensemble. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4501 - Concert Band
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of transcribed and original concert literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4502 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of symphonic wind ensemble and contemporary band literature by a select group. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4503 - Symphony Orchestra
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of representative literature for symphony orchestra. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4505 - Jazz Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of large jazz ensemble literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4510 - Concert Chorale
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of representative choral literature from various style periods and cultures. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4511 - University Singers
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
A select group for study and performance of distinctive choral literature from diverse historical periods, cultures, and languages. Regional tour usually taken during spring semester. Extended domestic or international tours when possible. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4512 - Chamber Singers
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of vocal chamber music. prereq: concurrent registration in 1511 or 4511; instructor determines placement
MU 4513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of music for vocal jazz ensemble. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1504 - Chamber Orchestra (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of chamber orchestra literature. prereq: instructor consent
MU 1515 - Percussion Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 10.0]
Prerequisites: Instructor consent; maximum of 10 credits between MU 1515 and 4515
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of diverse repertoire for the percussion ensemble: historically significant works, contemporary works, world music, popular music, and new works. For both music majors and non-majors. prereq: Instructor consent; maximum of 10 credits between MU 1515 and 4515
MU 3510 - Opera Studio
Credits: 1.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Production techniques and performances of solo and ensemble opera literature. prereq: instructor consent
MU 4504 - Chamber Orchestra
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of chamber orchestra literature. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4515 - Percussion Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of diverse repertoire for the percussion ensemble: historically significant works, contemporary works; world music; popular music; and new works. For both music and non-majors. prereq: Instructor consent; maximum of 10 credits between MU 1515 and 4515
MU 4541 - Chamber Music
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of chamber music literature, classical and/or jazz. prereq: instructor consent
MU 1322 - Piano-Non Major
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Prerequisites: Non-music major or music major secondary instrument; may be repeated
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Individual lesson one half hour weekly. prereq: Non-music major or music major secondary instrument; may be repeated
MU 1411 - Diction: Italian and English
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Prerequisites: Principal instrument voice or instructor consent
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Proper enunciation of English and Italian as applied to vocal literature. prereq: Principal instrument voice or instructor consent
MU 1412 - Diction: German
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Proper enunciation of German as applied to vocal literature. prereq: 1411 or instructor consent
MU 1413 - Diction: French
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Proper enunciation of French as applied to vocal literature. prereq: 1411 or instructor consent
MU 1421 - Piano Class I
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course in keyboard musicianship is the first of a two semester sequence of class piano. The course focuses on the development and improvement of keyboard skills in the areas of technique, performance, improvisation, harmonization, transposition, sight-reading, and elementary ensemble skills. The course is intended to develop basic keyboard competency while reinforcing students' musicianship skills. prereq: Music major, music minor, musical theatre major or instructor consent
MU 1422 - Piano Class II
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course in keyboarding musicianship is the second of a two-semester seauence of class piano. It is a contiuation of MU 1421, focusing on developing increased ability with regard to technical ability, artistry, musicianship, and fundamental skills. Successful course completion is achieved with basic keyboard competency of early intermediate to intermediate levels. prereq: MU 1421, equivalent CE or instructor consent
MU 1441 - Vocal Techniques
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Beginning group instruction in voice and vocal pedagogy; principles of vocal acoustics. prereq: Music major or instructor consent
MU 3211 - Art Song Literature
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Survey of art song, emphasizing German, French, and English compositions and composers. prereq: Mu [1121, 1122], music major or instructor consent
MU 3212 - Opera Literature
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Survey of opera solo and ensemble literature from Italian, German, French, English, and American traditions. prereq: [1121, 1122], music major or instructor consent
MU 3300 - Junior Recital
Credits: 1.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Preparation and presentation of a solo performance. For performance majors required to complete a recital in the next-to-final year of their program. prereq: department consent, may be repeated
MU 3510 - Opera Studio
Credits: 1.0 [max 10.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Production techniques and performances of solo and ensemble opera literature. prereq: instructor consent
MU 3703 - Choral Conducting
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Conducting techniques and score interpretation applied to choral ensembles. Not for students in the vocal music education emphasis. prereq: 2701 or instructor consent; credit will not be granted if credit already received for MU 3701 or 3702
MU 4300 - Senior Recital
Credits: 1.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Preparation and public presentation of a solo performance of at least 50 minutes of music appropriate to the student's principal instrument or principal compositional media. This is the capstone requirement for students in music performance or theory-composition.
MU 4600 - Vocal Pedagogy
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Prerequisites: Vocal Performance majors, MU 300, minimum 90 credits; no grad credit
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
In-depth exploration of healthy vocal production: anatomy, mechanics of breath management, laryngeal function, resonance, and vocal registration. Related topics are teaching methods, solutions to typical vocal problems, and repertoire for the beginning students. This course prepares vocal performance students to register for Applied Music Teaching MU 4601, in a subsequent semester. prereq: Vocal Performance majors, MU 300, minimum 90 credits; no grad credit
MU 4601 - Applied Music Teaching
Credits: 1.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Procedures and materials for class and individual instruction in approved fields of applied music; evaluation of solo literature; discussion of approved and experimental pedagogical practice; lesson observation; and supervised student teaching. prereq: instructor consent
MU 5201 - Advanced Music History
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Specialized study of selected composers and/or genres. prereq: 3201, 3202 or instructor consent
MU 1005 - Jazz Studies (LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS, CDIVERSITY)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Evolution of jazz: social problems in America that fostered its origin and continue to shape its development.
MU 2001 - Ethnic and Folk Music of the World (LE CAT9, LEIP CAT09, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introductory course to the music of the world. This class will introduce you to a diverse musical repertoire and non-traditional approaches to music. We will study the music of a variety of cultures and societies as an expression of meaningful human interaction.
MU 2005 - African Roots of American Music (LE CAT9, LECD CAT09, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course defines and examines the musical and cultural significance of West Africa and its indelible impression on Western music and culture (particularly in America). Music and culture is traced from West Africa, through South America and Latin America, and on to North America. Class material ranges from historical West African tradition through today?s American popular music.
FR 1101 - Beginning French I (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Summer
Conversation and communicative course for students with little or no previous study of French. Emphasis on oral and aural skills; some grammar. Taught in French and English. prereq: Little or no prior formal study of this language, or instructor consent
FR 1102 - Beginning French II (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Conversation and communicative course for students with limited previous study of French. Emphasis on oral and aural skills; some grammar. Taught in French and English. prereq: 1-2 yrs high school French or 1101 or instructor consent
FR 1201 - Intermediate French I (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities speaking and understanding French, set within introduction to written French and survey of contemporary culture of French-speaking societies. Emphasis on oral, aural, and reading skills; vocabulary building; some writing. Taught in French. prereq: 3-4 yrs high school French or 1102 or instructor consent
FR 1202 - Intermediate French II (LE CAT3, LEIP CAT03, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities speaking and understanding French, set within introduction to written French and survey of contemporary culture of French-speaking societies. Emphasis on oral, aural, and reading skills; vocabulary building; some writing. Taught in French. prereq: 4 years high school french or 1201 or instructor consent
GER 1101 - Beginning German I (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Communicative course for students with little or no previous study of German. Cultivation of the four modalities of language acquisition (speaking, listening, reading, writing). Development of intercultural competency. Taught primarily in German. prereq: Little or no prior formal study of this language, or instructor consent
GER 1102 - Beginning German II (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Communicative course for students with limited previous study of German. Cultivation of the four modalities of language acquisition (speaking, listening, reading, writing). Development of intervultural competency. Taught primarily in German. prereq: 1-2 years high school german or 1101 or instructor consent
GER 1201 - Intermediate German I (LE CAT3, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities in four modalities (speaking, listening, reading, writing), set within contemporary culture of German-speaking societies. Further development of intercultural competency. Taught in German. prereq: 3-4 years high school german or 1102 or instructor consent
GER 1202 - Intermediate German II (LE CAT3, LEIP CAT03, COMM & LAN)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Consolidation and enrichment of previously acquired abilities in four modalities (speaking, listening, reading, writing), set within contemporary culture of German-speaking societies. Further development of intercultural competency. Taught in German. prereq: 4 years high school german or 1201 or instructor consent
MU 2110 - Jazz Theory
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to jazz harmony, chord/scale relationships, and jazz piano skills. prereq: 1111, 1421 or instructor consent
MU 3101 - Form and Analysis
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Overview of form in music; structure from Renaissance through 20th-century. prereq: 2121, 2122
MU 4103 - Contrapuntal Techniques
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Study of, and practice in, use of polyphonic devices in Western art music. prereq: Mu 2121, 2122 or instructor consent
MU 1311 - Voice-Major
Credits: 2.0 -3.0 [max 18.0]
Prerequisites: Music major, department consent, performance majors register for 3 cr. in major instrument only, all others register for 2 cr.
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Individual lesson weekly plus arranged group lessons. prereq: Music major, department consent, performance majors register for 3 cr. in major instrument only, all others register for 2 cr.
MU 4311 - Voice-Major
Credits: 2.0 -3.0 [max 12.0]
Prerequisites: Music major; performance majors register for 3 cr., all others register for 2 cr.
Grading Basis: A-F only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Individual lesson weekly plus arranged group lessons. prereq: Music major; performance majors register for 3 cr., all others register for 2 cr.
MU 1510 - Concert Chorale (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of representative choral literature from a variety of periods and cultures. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1511 - University Singers (LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
A select group for study and performance of distinctive choral literature from diverse historical periods, cultures, and languages. Regional tour usually taken during spring semester. Extended domestic or international tours when possible. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4510 - Concert Chorale
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of representative choral literature from various style periods and cultures. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4511 - University Singers
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
A select group for study and performance of distinctive choral literature from diverse historical periods, cultures, and languages. Regional tour usually taken during spring semester. Extended domestic or international tours when possible. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1510 - Concert Chorale (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Rehearsal and performance of representative choral literature from a variety of periods and cultures. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1511 - University Singers (LE CAT10, LEIP CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
A select group for study and performance of distinctive choral literature from diverse historical periods, cultures, and languages. Regional tour usually taken during spring semester. Extended domestic or international tours when possible. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 1512 - Chamber Singers (LE CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of vocal chamber music. prereq: concurrent registration in 1511 or 4511; instructor determines placement
MU 1513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble (LE CAT10, LECD CAT10, FINE ARTS)
Credits: 1.0 [max 12.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of music for vocal jazz ensemble. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4510 - Concert Chorale
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of representative choral literature from various style periods and cultures. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4511 - University Singers
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
A select group for study and performance of distinctive choral literature from diverse historical periods, cultures, and languages. Regional tour usually taken during spring semester. Extended domestic or international tours when possible. prereq: Instructor determines placement
MU 4512 - Chamber Singers
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of vocal chamber music. prereq: concurrent registration in 1511 or 4511; instructor determines placement
MU 4513 - Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Credits: 1.0 [max 6.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Study and performance of music for vocal jazz ensemble. prereq: Instructor determines placement