Courses

Here's the full, searchable list of music courses. Use the two submenus to search by Course Rotation or  Semester.

Advanced choral conducting techniques. Students will further develop expressive conducting skills necessary for leading and rehearsing choral ensembles.

Advanced instrumental conducting techniques. Students will further develop expressive conducting skills necessary for leading and rehearsing instrumental ensembles.

An exploration of teaching methods, materials and repertoire necessary for teaching choral music in the public schools. This course has a mandatory requirement of 15 hours of observation outside of class of choral ensembles in the public schools.

An exploration of teaching methods, materials and repertoire necessary for teaching band and orchestra in the public schools. This course has a mandatory requirement of 15 hours of observation outside of class of choral ensembles in the public schools.

A study of melodic, rhythmic, harmonic, and formal organization of 20th century music.

Study of form and techniques for jazz composition. Students will compose 5 tunes.

Group and individual explorations of the fundamental techniques of singing. Develop strategies to address tone production, breath control, diction, repertory, and interpretation. Music Education students learn basic vocal pedagogy. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.

An exploration of basic performance techniques, and pedagogy and teaching strategies for guitar. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.

Continuation of Ear Training III. Begins with Mozart, and proceeds through Beethoven and the Romantics into music of the 20th century. Emphasizes accurately singing and hearing music of increasing chromatic complexity, using an intervallic approach to augment tonal hearing. Listening and analysis activities focus upon selection of great works from Mozart to Stravinsky.

An exploration of basic performance techniques, instrumental pedagogy and teaching strategies associated with teaching cello and bass in the public schools.

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