Study, rehearsal and performance of selected works for small ensembles, both vocal and instrumental (designated by the department for any given semester). Advanced students with prior performing experience and full-time undergraduate students only. Prerequisites: Audition, approval of the instructor/department in writing. Two hours per week.
MUSA 138 APPLIED MUSIC I (Fall 2019)
Study of fundamental skills appropriate to the instrument or voice with survey of basic literature. Prerequisite: entrance audition, permission of department chair. Corequisite: MUSA 391. One half-hour meeting per week per credit.
MUSA 139 APPLIED MUSIC II (Fall 2019)
Continues MUSC 138 with study of fundamental voice or instrument skills and survey of relevant literature. Prerequisite: Successful panel evaluation at the conclusion of MUSC 138. Corequisite: MUSA 391. One half-hour meeting per week per credit.
MUSA 390 APPLIED STUDY (Fall 2019)
Individual studio lessons in an instrument or voice as a minor specialty. Open to majors and non-majors. Repeatable under all sections. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. One half-hour meeting per week per credit.
MUSC 202 INTRO TO MUSIC TECHNOLOGY (Fall 2019)
Broad overview of various hardware and software applications in music. Explores historical and current uses of music and technology through composition and presentation projects, online forums, web-page design, and other forms of production. Basic consideration of ethical, aesthetic, economic, and social issues involving music technology applications are also explored. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education Requirement IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IB).