MUSA 100-001 UNIVERSITY CHORALE A non-auditioned ensemble of mixed SATB voices which performs a variety of choral literature from all style periods. Sight-reading fluency and small ensemble work are achieved in rehearsals. Some singing ability and understanding of musical notation expected. Fulfills large ensemble requirement for majors. Three hours per week.
MUSA 106-001 CHAMBER CHOIR Selected choral ensemble whose members assume individual responsibility for professionalism, commitment, awareness of musical objectives and excellence in performance. Attendance at all rehearsals mandatory; outside preparation required to equalize differing levels of ability. Open to all students by audition only. Fulfills small ensemble requirement for majors. Three hours per week.
MUSA 110-154 SALISBURY CHORALE Salisbury Chorale is a mixed - soprano, alto, tenor, bass - choral ensemble whose membership is comprised of persons from the community and University faculty, staff and students. Members assume individual responsibility for professionalism, commitment, awareness of musical objectives and excellence in performance. Provides an opportunity for all members of the greater community to sing masterworks of the choral literature. Two hours per week.
MUSA 391-001 PERFORMANCE CLASS Designed as a repertory and performance preparation class for all music majors. All majors are required to take this class while studying their major applied area in the following courses: MUSA 138, 139, 238, 239, 338, 339, 438, 439 or 390. Composition students will present lectures on their own compositions and/or on analyses in lieu of instrumental performing. One hour per week.
MUSC 490-003 DIRECT INDEPENDENT STUDY Tutorial in any area of music; open to seniors and graduate students. May include continuation of a skills development program begun in the lower-level independent study course, or any type of individual research in music not normally included in courses offered by the department, or individual study of an area needed for teacher certification but not offered by the department in the current semester. Approval in writing of department chair and supervising faculty member prior to registration, with the area of study to be specified in writing. May be repeated for a maximum of eight credits. Hours vary, up to 4 hours per week.
MUSC 497-003 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Designed to encourage students to pursue an important area of original research in either music history, theory, composition or performance. Allows student to study a subject area in more depth than possible in the traditional classroom setting. Public presentation required. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. One to four hours per week.
MUSC 498-003 SENIOR PROJECT Required of music majors in senior year of the BA in music (traditional and music technology) tracks but it is open to all music majors. Designed to be a research paper, recital or composition. This project is of the student's choice in consultation with a faculty mentor. Students will meet weekly with their faculty mentor. Sign up in music office one term in advance. Prerequisite: Senior standing, completion of music core, permission of chair. Three hours per week with enhancement.
MUSC 590-003 DIRECT INDEPENDENT STUDY An individual, graduate tutorial course including research topics not covered in available courses. May be repeated for a maximum of three hours credit under difference course subtitles recorded with the registrar. Prerequisite: Written specified area of study approved in writing by department chair and supervising faculty member prior to registration.
Folger, W.M. & Wright, J.W. (2011). Messiah [sound recording] : by George F. Handel. The Salisbury Chorale, University Chorale and members of the Harlem Festival Orchestra. Salisbury University, Dept. of Music. ., Salisury, MD.