Courses

General Musicianship and Theory

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
103, 104
Course Credits: 
3

Fundamentals of music theory, ear training, sight singing, form and analysis, and written keyboard harmony.

Independent Studies: Applied Music

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
195, 196
Course Credits: 
1-3

Private lessons available in piano, voice or instruments, for credit or non-credit. Credit amounts arranged and granted on the basis of an evaluated performance at the end of the semester. Other special projects in music may be arranged.

Independent Study: Applied Music

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
395, 396
Course Credits: 
1-3

Jazz Appreciation

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
213
Course Credits: 
3

A development and an understanding of jazz as a uniquely American art form through listening to recorded and live performances. Emphasis on aural perception.

Music and Art: Historical Survey

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
320
Course Credits: 
3

A survey of music and visual art forms from the perspective of basic elements such as line, harmony, texture, timbre and form. Includes the development of artistic styles in music and art through various historical periods. Attendance at live concerts and visits to the art museum are an integral part of the course.

Music Appreciation

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
160
Course Credits: 
3

A historical overview of the role and function of music in western civilization. Emphasis on listening. Field trips to hear live concerts are part of the course content. Ability to read music is not necessary for this course.

Music History I, II

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
211, 212
Course Credits: 
3

Survey of the development of Western music from ancient to modern times, with emphasis on listening skills.

Music Now and Then

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
214
Course Credits: 
3

An exploration of various contemporary musical styles and forms as they are traced back to their historical (“classical”) roots. Attendance at live concerts, including one off-campus performance, is required.

Performing Groups

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
106
Course Credits: 
1.5

Vocal and/or instrumental groups rehearsing weekly and performing at least once per semester. In addition, the student will write a research paper. Must be taken two times to fulfill fine arts general education requirement.

Performing Groups

Course Prefix: 
MU
Course Number: 
105, 205
Course Credits: 
1

Vocal and/or instrumental groups rehearsing weekly and performing at least once a semester.

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July 31

The Merchant of Venice

7:00 PM
On the Circle
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