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This course provides opportunities for performance and critical feedback. It considers performance-related issues such as stage presence, communication with an audience, auditions, performance anxiety, marketing, distribution of recorded music, programming, and collaboration with other musicians. (Format: Integrated Lecture and Lab 1.5 Hours) (Exclusion: MUSC 3993 Performance Seminar) Tuesday 2:30 to 3:50PM MYB Conservatory of Music M14.
This course provides practical experience in the art of chamber music performance. [Note 1: The Department assigns instructors and approved repertoire (30 minutes minimum) in the term prior to the course being taught.] (Format: Private Instruction 1 Hour) to .
This course acquaints the student with the essential principles of creative keyboard teaching in an individual or group situation. It examines the historical development of keyboard playing along with the special problems confronting the teacher of today. A survey of teaching material includes the comparison and evaluation of approaches for children and older beginners. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours)(Exclusion: Any version of MUSC 4361 previously offered with a different title) Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 to 9:50AM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course examines several aspects of music instruction at the secondary level including choral, instrumental, and general music programs. It includes an introduction to the use of technology in music programs and classroom harmony instruments. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 3:50PM MYB Conservatory of Music 004.
This course engages with audio, visual, and textual materials to explore approaches to the performance of European art music stemming from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Students will draw on and synthesize a variety of materials: historical treatises on ornamentation, improvisation and performance practice; contemporary recordings of early music; and recent scholarly writings on early music performance practice. After completing this course, students will approach their performance of early European art music equipped with a better understanding of period-appropriate techniques, ornamentation, and styles. Evaluation will involve in-class participation, short written assignments, short presentations, and a final project.

Topics include a focus on rhythmic interpretation, vocal and instrumental style, ornamentation, improvisation, performance venues and context. Sources include original notation and modern editions, treatises, iconography, organology, analysis, criticism, and recordings.
This course is a performance-based exploration of opera, involving the musical, linguistic, and dramatic preparation and performance of roles and scenes from the operatic repertoire. It examines all aspects of an operatic production, including the use of sets, props, costumes, and lights. It emphasizes the interpretation of music and the use of the singing voice as a necessary part of character development, culminating in a staged public performance. [Note: Students may register for this course more than once provided the subject matter differs, for a maximum of 6 credits] (Format: Integrated Lecture and Lab 3 Hours) (Exclusion: MUSC 2679; MUSC 3679; MUSC 4679) Monday and Wednesday 6:00 to 7:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music M14.
This course provides practical experience in the art of chamber music performance. [Note 1: The Department assigns instructors and approved repertoire (30 minutes minimum) in the term prior to the course being taught.] (Format: Private Instruction 1 Hour) to .
This course is designed to train students in the physical techniques and fundamentals of conducting and in basic rehearsal strategies and score preparation. (Format: Lecture/Laboratory 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 to 12:50PM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This practical course provides the basic skills necessary for the playing and teaching of the instruments of the percussion family. It concentrates initially on rudimentary and advanced drumming techniques, followed by basic instruction on tympani and mallet instruments, and on percussion instruments of indefinite pitch. (Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 3 Hours)(Exclusion: MUSC 4351) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM MYB Conservatory of Music 004.
This course is a continuation of MUSC 2151 with work in both small and large forms, using concepts, techniques, and idioms of twentieth century art music. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours)(Exclusion: Any version of MUSC 3141 previously offered with a different title) Tuesday 4:00 to 5:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course surveys from historical and social perspectives music in Canada from the beginning of the seventeenth century to the present and includes the folk music of indigenous and immigrant groups. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 1:30 to 2:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course continues work on aural skills and musicianship begun in MUSC 1703. (Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 1.5 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 3:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course provides practical experience in the art of chamber music performance. [Note 1: The Department assigns instructors and approved repertoire (30 minutes minimum) in the term prior to the course being taught.] (Format: Private Instruction 1 Hour) to .
This applied course continues the weekly instruction started in MUSC 2501 culminating in a juried performance at the end of the term. (Format: Private Instruction 1 Hour)
This course focuses on the small forms using traditional concepts, techniques, and idioms in a variety of styles and instrumentation. It places emphasis on developing an awareness of the factors that come into play in musical composition as well as on recognizing and being able to produce strong musical material. It includes instruction in notation software and digital audio. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours)(Exclusion: Any version of MUSC 2141 previously offered with a different title) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course is a review and continuation of MUSC 1111, covering more advanced materials in the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal elements of music. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course considers the art of listening to music. It introduces the elements of music and examines Western classical music, popular and folk music, world music, and film music through historical and analytical lenses to explore the various ways that music continues to hold meaning. [Note 1: This course is not available for credit for the Bachelor of Music program.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Distribution: Arts-a) (Exclusion: MUSC 1201) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 004.
This course studies the practical aspects of music theory. It includes practice in aural musicianship skills, including sight-singing, interval recognition, dictation, improvisation, and keyboard skills. (Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 1.5 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 10:50AM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary for artistic accompaniment. It examines different styles of music, including Art Song, Lieder, and Oratorio, as well as accompaniments for instrumental works and orchestral reductions.[Note 1: This course is only open to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program, or by permission of the Department. Note 2: All piano and organ students registered for MUSC 1501 must also take MUSC 1601](Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 3 Hours)(Exclusion: MUSC 2603 Collaborative Keyboard I) Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 to 12:50PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course introduces the symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to the English, French, German, and Italian languages. It explores differences between spoken and sung language and investigates and practices physical processes required to produce the various sounds. [Note 1: This course is only open to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program, or by permission of the Department. Note 2: All voice students must complete MUSC 1521 in the course of their degree. It is recommended that this course be completed within the first two years of study.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 1:30 to 2:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course is a study of the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal materials of music through analysis, writing, and listening. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 8:30 to 9:20AM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.