School of Music

Professor

Marjorie H. BagleyG

Mary Ashley BarretG

Robert BraceyG

Kelly Jeanne BurkeG

Michael J BurnsG

Guy CapuzzoG

Gavin D. DouglasG

James B. DouglassG

Tami Jones DravesG

Mark EngebretsonG

Steve HainesG

Donald C. HartmannG

David HolleyG

Randy B. KohlenbergG

Rebecca B. MacLeodG

bruce d. mcclung

Connie L. McKoy, Covington Distinguished ProfessorG

Clara Joy O'BrienG

Abigail L PackG

Scott Wyatt RawlsG

Alejandro Humberto RuttyG

John C. SalmonG

Steven StusekG

Dave J. TeachoutG

Jennifer Stewart WalterG

Robert A. WellsG

Eric J WillieG

Andrew S. Willis, Professor and Covington Distinguished ProfessorG

Bill E. YoungG

Academic Professional Professor

Inara ZandmaneG

Associate Professor

Aaron S. AllenG

Erika Larsen BoysenG

Chad E. EbyG

Alexander B. EzermanG

Fabian LopezG

Brett NolkerG

Carole J Ott CoelhoG

Adam RicciG

Kailan Ruth RubinoffG

Anthony TaylorG

Joan TitusG

Assistant Professor

Theresa Rose BickhamG

Jonathan CaldwellG

Andrew Douglas HudsonG

Annie Jia-Ann JengG

Catrina Sorae KimG

Garrett Lane KleinG

Quinton Douglas ParkerG

Academic Professional Assistant Professor

Catherine Catherine Keen HockG

Lecturer

Lorena GuillenG

Karen Elaine Hovey MessinaG

Justin Kendall WorleyG

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​Graduate-level faculty 

Ensemble (ENS)

ENS 200X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

ENS 300X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

ENS 320 Flute Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 324 Saxophone Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 330 Violin Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 331 Viola Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 334 Camerata 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: PRFM, MEDU, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 347 Casella Sinfonietta 1

Performance of conducted chamber literature for winds, strings, and percussion from all areas, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Corequisites: ENS 393 or ENS 391.

Notes: May be repeated every semester provided different repertoire is selected.

ENS 348 Chamber Music 1

Group study and performance of selected chamber music literature/jazz combo literature (nonconducted) with emphasis on development of independent chamber music performance skills. Personnel and repertoire assigned by performance faculty.

Notes: May be repeated every semester provided different repertoire is selected.

ENS 349 Keyboard Accompanying 1

Students are assigned vocal and/or instrumental students to accompany with literature appropriate to the student's level. Fulfills large ensemble requirement for keyboard performance majors.

Prerequisites: MUP 284/MUP 285 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for a total of 5 semester hours.

ENS 350 Service Playing for Organists 2

This course will develop essential skills in hymn-playing, organ accompaniment of choirs and soloists, keyboard improvisation, working knowledge of the major Western liturgical traditions and selection of appropriate solo literature for organ or piano within that context as well as within non-liturgical traditions; and conducting of a choir from a piano or organ within the context of a worship service.

Prerequisites: Organ playing ability at the 300 level or above, or written permission of instructor.

Corequisites: Current enrollment in studio organ or piano.

ENS 366 Trumpet Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: MEDU or PRFM major. or permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 367 Horn Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 368 Trombone Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 369 Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 370 Percussion Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 371 Steelpan Ensemble 1-2

Performance of Steelpan music.

Notes: May be repeated for credit as topic varies. New material/repertoire will be assigned each semester.

ENS 375 Present-Continuous New Music Ensemble 1

Provides advanced performers with the opportunity of performing contemporary repertoire as well as music of visiting composers and members of the UNCG community. The instrumentation of the ensemble varies from 4 to 18 performers.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP).

ENS 376 Period Music Ensembles 1-2

Performance of conducted and nonconducted period (Renaissance through Contemporary) literature.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated provided different repertoire is selected.

ENS 377 Old Time Ensemble 1-2

Performance of traditional Old Time repertoire.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated provided different repertoire is selected.

ENS 378 Indian Music 1

Performance of Classical Indian Music.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 379 Middle Eastern Ensemble 1

Performance of Arab, Turkish and other middle eastern musics.

Notes: May be repeated for credit as topic varies. New material/repertoire will be assigned each semester.

ENS 380 Spartan Voices 1

Choral organization open to all undergraduate voices.

Prerequisites: Open to all university students.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 381 Spartan Voices II 1

Choral organization open to all voices.

Prerequisites: Open to all university students.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 382 University Chorale 1

Mixed choral organization of approximately 50 graduate and undergraduate singers.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 383 Touring Opera 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: PRFM, MEDU, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 384 Opera Role 1-2

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: PRFM, MEDU, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 385 Opera Chorus 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: PRFM, MEDU, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor;

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 387 Coro di Belle Voci 1

Choral Organization for graduate and undergraduate advanced soprano and alto voices.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: The course is open to all UNCG Sopranos and Altos. May be repeated every semester of enrollment for a total of 8 credit hours.

ENS 388 Chamber Singers 1

Select mixed vocal ensemble of 16 graduate and advanced undergraduate singers.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 390 Sinfonia 1

String orchestra, performance of important works from symphonic repertoire of eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

ENS 391 University Symphony Orchestra 1

Full symphony orchestra, performance of important works from symphonic repertoire of eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 392 University Band 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 393 University Wind Ensemble 1

Wind ensemble for advanced students. Performance of appropriate wind ensemble works from all eras.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 394 Symphonic Band 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 395 Jazz Ensemble I 1

Performance of literature encompassing all of the jazz idioms with emphasis on contemporary composition.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 396 Jazz Ensemble II 1

Performance of literature encompassing all of the jazz idioms with emphasis on contemporary composition.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 397 Pep Band 1

The pep band performs music in a variety of styles, drives sports crowds to enthusiastic support of our Athletic teams, and provides in-game leadership in school spirit.

Notes: May be repeated every semester.

ENS 400X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

ENS 600X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

ENS 620 Flute Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 624 Saxophone Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 630 Violin Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 631 Viola Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 634 Camerata 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 647 Casella Sinfonietta 1

Chamber literature for winds, strings, and percussion from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Corequisites: MUP 691 or MUP 693.

Notes: May be repeated when repertoire varies.

ENS 648 Chamber Music 1

Group study and performance of selected chamber music literature/jazz combo literature (non-conducted) with emphasis on development of independent chamber music performance skills. Personnel and repertoire assigned by performance faculty.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when repertoire varies.

ENS 666 Trumpet Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 667 Horn Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 668 Trombone Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 669 Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 670 Percussion Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 671 Steelpan Ensemble 1

Performance of Steelpan Music.

Notes: May be repeated for credit. New material/repertoire will be assigned each semester.

ENS 675 Present-Continuous New Music Ensmble 1

Provides advanced performers with the opportunity of performing contemporary repertoire as well as music of visiting composers and members of the UNCG community. The instrumentation of the ensemble varies from 4 to 18 performers.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

ENS 676 Period Music Ensembles 1

Performance of conducted and non-conducted period literature for winds, string, percussion, and voice.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when different repertoire is selected.

ENS 677 Old Time Ensemble 1

Research, rehearsal, and performance of repertoire associated with Old Time Music.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when different repertoire is selected.

ENS 678 Indian Music 1

Performance of classical Indian music.

ENS 679 Middle Eastern Ensemble 1

Performance of Arab, Turkish and other middle eastern musics.

Notes: May be repeated for credit. New material/repertoire will be assigned each semester.

ENS 680 Spartan Voices 1

Choral organization open to all graduate voices.

ENS 681 Spartan Voices II 1

Choral organization open to all voices.

Notes: Open to all university students. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 682 University Chorale 1

Mixed choral organization of approximately 50 singers.

Notes: Membership by audition.

ENS 683 Touring Opera 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 684 Opera Role 1-2

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: By audition.

ENS 685 Opera Chorus 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: By audition.

ENS 687 Coro di Belle Voci 1

Choral organization for graduate and undergraduate advanced soprano and alto voices. Audition is required or permission of instructor for admittance into the course.

ENS 688 Chamber Singers 1

Select mixed vocal ensemble of graduate and advanced undergraduate singers.

Notes: Membership by audition.

ENS 690 Sinfonia 1

String orchestra, performance of important works from symphonic repertoire of eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

ENS 691 University Orchestra 1

Full symphony orchestra performing works from the symphonic repertoire of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

ENS 692 University Band 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 693 University Wind Ensemble 1

Performance of selected works for wind ensemble including both original and transcribed literature.

Notes: Advanced performers only. Membership by audition.

ENS 694 Symphonic Band 1

Performs literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: Open to all University students.

ENS 695 Jazz Ensemble I 1

Performance of literature encompassing all of the jazz idioms with emphasis on contemporary composition.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 696 Jazz Ensemble II 1

Performance of literature encompassing all of the jazz idioms with emphasis on contemporary composition.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 720 Flute Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 724 Saxophone Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 730 Violin Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 731 Viola Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 734 Camerata 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 747 Casella Sinfonietta 1

Chamber literature for winds, strings, and percussion from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Corequisites: MUP 691 or MUP 693.

Notes: May be repeated when repertoire varies.

ENS 748 Chamber Music 1

Group study and performance of selected chamber music literature/jazz combo literature (non-conducted) with emphasis on development of independent chamber music performance skills. Personnel and repertoire assigned by performance faculty.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when repertoire varies.

ENS 750X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

ENS 766 Trumpet Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 767 Horn Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 768 Trombone Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 769 Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 770 Percussion Ensemble 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 771 Steelpan Ensemble 1

Performance of steelpan music.

Notes: May be repeated for credit. New material/repertoire will be assigned each semester.

ENS 775 Present-Continuous New Music Ensmble 1

Provides advanced performers with the opportunity of performing contemporary repertoire as well as music of visiting composers and members of the UNCG community. The instrumentation of the ensemble varies from 4 to 18 performers.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

ENS 776 Period Music Ensembles 1

Performance of conducted and non-conducted period literature for winds, string, percussion, and voice.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when different repertoire is selected.

ENS 778 Indian Music 1

Performance of classical Indian music.

ENS 779 Middle Eastern Ensemble 1

Performance of Arab, Turkish and other middle eastern musics.

Notes: May be repeated for credit. New material/repertoire will be assigned each semester.

ENS 782 University Chorale 1

Mixed choral organization of approximately 50 singers.

Notes: Membership by audition.

ENS 783 Touring Opera 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

ENS 784 Opera Role 1-2

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: By audition.

ENS 785 Opera Chorus 1

Performance of literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Prerequisites: By audition.

ENS 787 Coro di Belle Voci 1

Choral organization intended for graduate advanced soprano and alto voices.

Prerequisites: Audition is required or permission of instructor for admittance into the course.

ENS 788 Chamber Singers 1

Select mixed vocal ensemble intended for graduate singers.

Notes: Membership by audition.

ENS 791 University Orchestra 1

Full symphony orchestra performing works from the symphonic repertoire of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

ENS 793 University Wind Ensemble 1

Performance of selected works for wind ensemble including both original and transcribed literature.

Notes: Advanced performers only, membership by audition.

ENS 794 Symphonic Band 1

Performs literature from all eras, including contemporary works for this medium.

Notes: Open to all University students.

ENS 795 Jazz Ensemble 1

Performance of literature encompassing all of the jazz idioms with emphasis on contemporary composition.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

ENS 796 Jazz Ensemble II 1

Performance of literature encompassing all of the jazz idioms with emphasis on contemporary composition.

Prerequisites: Membership by audition.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

Music Education (MUE)

MUE 090 Music Education Convocation 0

Monthly presentations by music education majors, faculty and guests. See Student Information Manual.

Notes: Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP).

MUE 110 Introduction to Music Education in the United States 1

An overview of music education and music curricula in US public schools. Students will explore a variety of teaching and learning settings.

MUE 111 Introduction to Teaching Techniques in Choral/General Music 2

Students will explore sequential processes of musical development (skills, content, methods, techniques and materials). Includes onsite teaching practicum.

Prerequisites: MUE 110.

MUE 200X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUE 208 Introduction to Teaching Instrumental Music 2

Includes the fundamentals of teaching band, orchestra, and guitar in US public schools. Includes basic playing skills and instrument pedagogy for group instruction.

Prerequisites: MEDU major with Choral/General Music Education concentration, and MUE 111. or permission of instructor.

MUE 209 Introduction to Teaching Choral Music 2

Includes the fundamentals of teaching choir in US public schools. Includes basic singing skills and choral/vocal pedagogy for group instruction.

Prerequisites: MEDU major with Instrumental/General Music Education concentration. admission to the Teacher Education Program; junior standing or permission of instructor.

MUE 261 Foundations of Teaching for Musical Understanding 2

Overview of teaching musical concepts within a developmentally appropriate P-5 U. S. general music curricular framework. Emphasizes theories of learning and development in relation to music.

Prerequisites: MUE 110 and either MUE 111 or MUE 363 or MUE 364 or MUE 365 or MUE 366. or permission of instructor.

MUE 267 Jazz for Music Teachers 2

Introduction to jazz for future music teachers. Primary topics include historical study, listening, improvising, coaching ensembles, observation of jazz bands, and theoretical study.

Prerequisites: Music Education majors only.

MUE 300X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUE 356 Foundations of Teaching Vocal Music 3

Teaching and organizing vocal music in the US public schools, with a focus on secondary school choral music materials, instruction, rehearsal strategy, and evaluation. Supervised teaching practicum. Content in individual musicianship, culturally-responsive teaching and exceptional learners will be explored in detail.

Prerequisites: MUE 261. admission to the Teacher Education Program; junior standing; or permission of instructor.

MUE 357 Marching Band Techniques 3

Study of US show-, corps-, and hybrid-style marching bands with emphasis on drill design, auxiliary units, and repertoire selection. Includes organization, personnel, equipment management, budgeting, and traveling with high school students.

Prerequisites: Admission to the Teacher Education Program. junior standing or permission of instructor.

MUE 361 Music for Preschool and Elementary Teachers 3

Preschool and elementary school music and its place in U.S. P-5 curricula. Emphasis on music concepts, materials, teaching techniques, evaluation, and interrelationship of other areas of human creativity.

Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of instructor.

MUE 363 Teaching Strings Laboratory 2

Class instruction in playing and teaching violin, viola, cello, and bass. Includes basic playing skills on string instruments and preparation in string pedagogy for group instruction.

Prerequisites: MEDU major or permission of instructor.

MUE 364 Teaching Brass Laboratory 2

Class instruction in playing and teaching brass instruments. Includes basic playing skills on brass instruments and preparation in brass pedagogy for group instruction.

Prerequisites: MEDU major or permission of instructor.

MUE 365 Teaching Woodwinds Laboratory 2

Class instruction in playing and teaching woodwind instruments. Includes basic playing skills on woodwind instruments and preparation in woodwind pedagogy for group instruction.

Prerequisites: MEDU major or permission of instructor.

MUE 366 Teaching Percussion Laboratory 2

Class instruction in playing and teaching percussion instruments. Includes basic playing skills on percussion instruments and preparation in percussion pedagogy for group instruction.

Prerequisites: MEDU major or permission of instructor.

MUE 367 Foundations of Teaching Instrumental Music 3

Teaching and organizing instrumental music in the US public schools. Includes planning and implementing pedagogical techniques for the instrumental music classroom. Includes supervised school internship. Cultural diversity and exceptional learner content explored in detail.

Prerequisites: MUE 261, MUE 363, MUE 364, MUE 365, and MUE 366. admission to the Teacher Education Program; junior standing or permission of instructor.

MUE 368 Instrument Repair 1

Mechanics of brass, woodwind, percussion, and stringed instruments, plus laboratory time to develop skills in repairing instruments.

Prerequisites: MUE 363, MUE 364, MUE 365, and MUE 366. or permission of instructor.

MUE 400X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUE 419 Choral Conducting II 2

Supervised practice in conducting choral rehearsals; comparative study of rehearsal procedures and of choral objectives; continued study of choral repertory.

Prerequisites: MUP 319 or permission of instructor .

MUE 461 General Music in Elementary Schools 3

Instructional methods and approaches to promote P-5 learners' musical understanding. Includes supervised teaching practicum. Content in reading education, cultural diversity, and exceptional learners will be explored in detail.

Prerequisites: MUE 261. admission to the Teacher Education Program; junior or senior standing or permission of instructor.

MUE 462 Singing Voice in Classrooms and Ensembles 2

Provides an overview of vocal anatomy/function, care of the voice, vocal repertoire, teaching strategies, and other specialized topics related to singing instruction in music classrooms and choral settings.

Prerequisites: MUE 261 .

MUE 463 Advanced String Methods 3

Overview of classroom methods teaching for teaching strings with an emphasis on advanced skills on secondary string instruments.

Prerequisites: MUE 363. sophomore standing or permission of instructor .

MUE 464 Choral Music in the Schools 3

Advanced treatment of choral curriculum, literature selection, and teaching/assessment of ensemble musicianship. Includes supervised teaching practicum. Content in reading education, cultural diversity, and exceptional learners will be explored in detail.

Prerequisites: MUE 261. admission to the Teacher Education Program; senior standing or permission of instructor.

MUE 465 Student Teaching in Music 10

Intensive, field-based internship in school music education. Includes practical applications of previous course work in supervised settings. Taught as Speaking Intensive Course.

Prerequisites: MUE 461 or MUE 464 or MUE 467. senior standing; passed advanced piano proficiency (MEDU major, choral/general concentration only); admission to the professional semester for student teaching;

Corequisites: MUE 466.

MUE 466 Student Teaching Seminar 2

Forum providing special education opportunities in conjunction with student teaching experiences. Emphasis placed on professional aspects of teaching. Reading education content explored in detail. Required: student teachers.

Prerequisites: MUE 461 or MUE 464 or MUE 467. senior standing; passed advanced piano proficiency (MEDU major, choral/general concentration only), admission to the professional semester for student teaching;

Corequisites: MUE 465.

MUE 467 Instrumental Music in Schools 3

Methods of teaching instrumental music; study of administrative procedures, repertoire, personnel, and resources; application of music teaching techniques. Reading education, cultural diversity, and exceptional learner content will be explored in detail.

Prerequisites: MUE 261, MUE 363, MUE 364, MUE 365, MUE 366, and MUE 367. admission to the Teacher Education Program; senior standing or permission of instructor.

MUE 472 Instrumental Conducting II 1

Advanced instrumental conducting techniques, with emphasis on developing score study skills and movement fundamentals.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Conducting I (MUP 372 or MUP 319) or permission of instructor.

MUE 497 Directed Study in Music 1-3

Supervised research in advanced subject area resulting in written document or composition. Project outline (available in Music office) prepared by student and supervising professor and approved by Associate Dean and Dean of School of Music.

Prerequisites: Permission of supervising professor and Dean of School of Music.

Notes: May be repeated for credit if topic varies.

MUE 600X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUE 601 Research Methods in Music 3

Writing skills, materials, and procedures utilized in music research; measurement, experimental design, theories/procedures for evaluation, statistics, computer applications, and initiation of scholarly research.

MUE 605 The Measurement of Musical Behavior 3

Review of standardized music tests and an examination of methods for developing tests related to the measurement of musical behavior.

MUE 618 Psychology of Music 3

The physical and psychological aspects of music involving human behavior.

MUE 627 Issues in Multicultural Music Education 3

Overview of historical, philosophical, cultural, and pedagogical issues in multicultural music education. Emphasis on the development of knowledge that will inform and enhance instructional practice.

MUE 632 Methods and Materials of Music Reading Instruction 3

Overview of methods and materials for music reading instruction. Emphasis on connections between language and music reading. Involves weekly online sessions, individual projects, and two related workshops.

MUE 633 Music for Exceptional Children 3

Review of the learning styles of exceptional children and the implications for providing realistic musical activities in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on developing musical skills with special learners.

Notes: Non-music majors may enroll.

MUE 634 Contemporary Trends in Music Education 3

Current philosophies and concepts influencing contemporary music education practices, methods, and materials. Investigation into social psychology of music as applied to existing music instruction in public schools.

MUE 639 Pedagogical Conducting 3

Advanced classroom conducting skills including baton technique, score reading, rehearsal techniques, score analysis, repertoire, programming, and interpretation.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in any Music degree program.

MUE 645 Teaching Elementary Music: Theory and Practice 3

Emphasis on strategies and materials for developing children's musicianship and problem-solving skills. Consideration of current child development and learning theories to teaching elementary general music.

Prerequisites: Music teaching experience in elementary school or the equivalent of MUE 465 Student Teaching in Music.

MUE 650 Seminar in Music Education 3

Salient philosophies, practices, and methods involving music education as considered in a social context; challenges in dealing with elementary and secondary students and opportunities for music education in the community. Individual research project required.

MUE 653 Music Supervision 3

Philosophical foundations of music education as related to the development of supervisory and administrative programs. Basic concepts of music education and means for evaluation of music education curricula.

MUE 656 Advanced Choral and General Music Methods for the Adolescent 3

Examination of contemporary research and pedagogy with an emphasis on developing appropriate instructional strategies for use with adolescent students in choral and general music classrooms.

MUE 657 Advanced Music Teaching Techniques 3

Overview of current practice in learning and teaching music with emphasis on the development of practical strategies for implementation within music classrooms and studios of all types.

MUE 659 Philosophy of Music 3

Overview of historical and current philosophies of music. Specific applications will be made to various areas of expertise, including music composition, education, history, performance, and theory.

Prerequisites: Admission to master's or doctoral program in music.

MUE 692A Portfolio Development in Music Education 1

Development of a portfolio that reflects the application of course work in music education to classroom teaching.

Prerequisites: Acceptance in MM in Music Education or permission of instructor.

MUE 692B Portfolio Development in Music Education 1

Development of a portfolio that reflects the application of course work in music education to classroom teaching.

Prerequisites: Acceptance in MM in Music Education or permission of instructor.

MUE 697 Directed Study in Music 1-12

MUE 699 Thesis 1-6

Individual guidance in the development of a specific research problem.

MUE 700 Research Methods in Music 3

Writing skills, materials, and procedures utilized in music research; measurement, experimental design, theories/procedures for evaluation, statistics, computer applications, and initiation of scholarly research.

MUE 701 Research Methods in Music II 3

Advanced research methodology and procedures in music education.

MUE 703 Music and the Brain 3

An exploration of how music is processed in the brain from infancy through older age.

MUE 704 Creative Thinking in Music 3

Introduction to the major literature in creative thinking in music as it relates to music teaching and learning. Projects include creative work in music, journal entries, short papers, teaching strategies.

MUE 705 College and University Music Administration 3

Provide basic information and skills for those who are in administrative assignments, who desire careers as music administrators, or who desire and understanding of the operations of a music unit.

MUE 706 Choral Practice Around the World 3

An introduction to the issues, materials and pedagogy that inform teaching vocal music from diverse cultures to ensembles or classrooms of trained and untrained singers.

MUE 707 Qualitative Research in Music Education 3

Various inquiry approaches as practiced specifically in music education including case study, narrative, phenomenology, grounded theory, and ethnography; completion of small-scale research study; development of writing and presentation skills.

MUE 709 The Measurement of Musical Behavior 3

Review of standardized music tests and an examination of methods for developing tests related to the measurement of musical behavior.

MUE 718 Psychology of Music 3

The physical and psychological aspects of music involving human behavior.

MUE 727 Issues in Multicultural Music Education 3

Overview of historical, philosophical, cultural, and pedagogical issues in multicultural music education. Emphasis on the development of knowledge that will inform and enhance instructional practice.

MUE 732 Methods and Materials of Music Reading Instruction 3

Overview of methods and materials for music reading instruction. Emphasis on connections between language and music reading. Involves weekly online sessions, individual projects, and two related workshops.

MUE 733 Music for Exceptional Children 3

Review of the learning styles of exceptional children and the implications for providing realistic musical activities in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on developing musical skills with special learners.

Notes: Non-music majors may enroll.

MUE 734 Contemporary Trends in Music Education 3

Current philosophies and concepts influencing contemporary music education practices, methods, and materials. Investigation into social psychology of music as applied to existing music instruction in public schools.

MUE 739 Advanced Conducting 3

Advanced conducting skills including baton technique, score reading, rehearsal techniques, score analysis, repertoire, programming, and interpretation.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in any Music degree program.

MUE 740 Music Education in Society 3

An exploration of music education with particular attention to societal influences on teaching and learning music in the classroom and/or the studio.

MUE 745 Teaching Elementary Music: Theory and Practice 3

Emphasis on strategies and materials for developing children's musicianship and problem-solving skills. Consideration of current child development and learning theories to teaching elementary general music.

Prerequisites: Music teaching experience in elementary school or the equivalent of MUE 465 Student Teaching in Music.

MUE 750X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUE 751 Seminar in Music Education 3

Salient philosophies, practices, and methods involving music education as considered in a social context; challenges in dealing with elementary and secondary students and opportunities for music education in the community. Individual research project required.

MUE 753 Music Supervision 3

Philosophical foundations of music education as related to the development of supervisory and administrative programs. Basic concepts of music education and means for evaluation of music education curricula.

MUE 756 Advanced Choral and General Music Methods for the Adolescent 3

Examination of contemporary research and pedagogy with an emphasis on developing appropriate instructional strategies for use with adolescent students in choral and general music classrooms.

MUE 757 Advanced Music Teaching Techniques 3

Overview of current practice in learning and teaching music with emphasis on the development of practical strategies for implementation within music classrooms and studios of all types.

MUE 759 Philosophy of Music 3

Overview of historical and current philosophies of music. Specific applications will be made to various areas of expertise, including music composition, education, history, performance, and theory.

Prerequisites: Admission to master's or doctoral program in music.

MUE 797 Directed Study in Music 1-12

Supervised advanced research requiring a written document or composition.

MUE 799 Dissertation 1-12

MUE 802 Dissertation Extension 1-3

Dissertation Extension.

MUE 803 Research Extension 1-3

Music Performance (MUP)

MUP 104 Introduction to Jazz Listening 2

The jazz masters and significant jazz recordings of the 20th century will be introduced; these recordings will range from Louis Armstrong to John Coltrane. Aural recognition will be developed.

Prerequisites: Music major .

MUP 115 Composition Skills 3

Students will compose pieces and perform their compositions. Student works will imitate historical styles or be freely devised. Ability to read music and play an instrument or sing is required.

Prerequisites: Music major or permission of the instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 125 Class Voice 1

Study of basic principles of vocal production, to include acquaintance with a variety of solo literature and the development of poise and stage deportment.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 131 Class Piano 1

Laboratory instruction in piano. Offered as preparation for piano proficiency required of music majors whose major or principal area is not piano. MUP 131, first level; MUP 132, second level; MUP 133, third level; MUP 134, fourth level.

Prerequisites: MEDU, PRFM, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor.

MUP 132 Class Piano 1

Laboratory instruction in piano. Offered as preparation for piano proficiency required of music majors whose major or principal area is not piano. MUP 131, first level; MUP 132, second level; MUP 133, third level; MUP 134, fourth level.

Prerequisites: MEDU, PRFM, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor.

MUP 133 Class Piano 1

Laboratory instruction in piano. Offered as preparation for piano proficiency required of music majors whose major or principal area is not piano. MUP 131, first level; MUP 132, second level; MUP 133, third level; MUP 134, fourth level.

Prerequisites: MEDU, PRFM, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor .

MUP 134 Class Piano 1

Laboratory instruction in piano. Offered as preparation for piano proficiency required of music majors whose major or principal area is not piano. MUP 131, first level; MUP 132, second level; MUP 133, third level; MUP 134, fourth level.

Prerequisites: MEDU, PRFM, or MUSI major. or permission of instructor.

MUP 151 Performance Studies 1-3

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

MUP 152 Performance Studies 1-3

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

Prerequisites: Audition required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit if different instrument or with approval of Department Chair. Enrollment for 2–3 credits requires coregistration in an ensemble.

MUP 153 Performance Studies 1-3

Performance studies instruction for non-majors or majors on secondary instrument/voice.

Prerequisites: Admission as a Music major. or special permission of Department; enrollment in two (2) or more s.h. requires coregistration in an ensemble;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if different instrument.

MUP 155 Secondary Piano for Music Education 1-3

Studio instruction for Music Education majors whose secondary instrument is piano.

Prerequisites: MUP 134, or pass first Music Education piano proficiency examination. MEDU Major.

MUP 161 Popular Music Performance 2

Applied instruction in popular musical styles on any instrument or voice. Instruction takes place in weekly 50-minute one-on-one lessons, plus one hour of small group sessions.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BM in Popular Music and Technology through audition, or permission of instructor.

MUP 162 Popular Music Performance 2

Applied instruction in popular musical styles on any instrument or voice. Instruction takes place in weekly 50-minute one-on-one lessons, plus one hour of small group sessions.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BM in Popular Music and Technology through audition, or permission of instructor.

MUP 170 Italian and Latin Diction for Singers 1

Study of International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to the pronunciation of Italian and ecclesiastical Latin and special problems involved in singing these languages.

MUP 171 English Diction for Singers 1

Study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to the pronunciation of English and special problems involved in singing in English.

Prerequisites: MUP 170, or permission of instructor .

MUP 180 Beginning Guitar 2

The development of fundamental guitar proficiency, through a wide repertoire of folk and popular songs, for students with no previous experience. Must supply a 6-string acoustic guitar.

MUP 182 Beginning Piano 2

Beginning piano performance and music fundamentals for the student with little or no previous music study.

Prerequisites: Non-music majors only.

MUP 184 Beginning Ukulele 2

The development of fundamental ukulele proficiency, through a wide repertoire of folk and popular songs, for someone with no previous experience.

Notes: Students must supply a four-string acoustic ukulele.

MUP 204 Principles of Jazz Theory 3

Foundational knowledge for the study of Jazz and popular music improvisation, composition, and arranging; stressing nomenclature, basic chord substitution, and voice leading.

MUP 205 Composition Studies 3

Applied instruction in music composition.

Prerequisites: MUP 115 or permission of instructor. PRFM major, composition concentration .

MUP 206 Composition Studies 3

Applied instruction in music composition.

Prerequisites: MUP 115 or permission of instructor. PRFM major, composition concentration .

MUP 220 Making Music with Computers 3

Hands-on introduction to using computers to create music. Topics include sequencing, editing, sampling, and looping. Software includes Garage Band, Logic Express, Reason, and Audacity.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

MUP 251 Performance Studies 1-6

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

Prerequisites: Audition required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit with approval of Department Chair. Enrollment in 2 or more credits requires coregistration in an ensemble.

MUP 252 Performance Studies 1-6

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

Prerequisites: Audition required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit with approval of Department Chair. Enrollment in 2 or more credits requires coregistration in an ensemble.

MUP 253 Performance Studies 1-3

Performance studies instruction for non-majors or majors on secondary instrument/voice.

Prerequisites: Admission as a Music major or special permission of Department. enrollment in two (2) or more s.h. requires coregistration in an ensemble;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if different instrument.

MUP 255 Secondary Piano for Music Education 1-3

Studio instruction for Music Education majors whose secondary instrument is piano.

Prerequisites: MUP 155. MEDU Major.

MUP 261 Popular Music Performance 2

Applied instruction in popular musical styles on any instrument or voice. Instruction takes place in weekly 50-minute one-on-one lessons, plus one hour of small group sessions.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BM in Popular Music and Technology through audition, or permission of instructor.

MUP 262 Popular Music Performance 2

Applied instruction in popular musical styles on any instrument or voice. Instruction takes place in weekly 50-minute one-on-one lessons, plus one hour of small group sessions.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BM in Popular Music and Technology through audition, or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 270 French Diction for Singers 1

Phonetic alphabet as it relates to French language and special problems involved in singing this language.

Prerequisites: MUP 170, or permission of instructor.

MUP 271 German Diction for Singers 1

Phonetic alphabet as it relates to German language and special problems involved in singing this language.

Prerequisites: MUP 170, or permission of instructor .

MUP 284 Fundamentals of Keyboard Accompanying I 1

Class discussion, study and performance of literature for voice and/or instruments with keyboard accompaniment. Special attention given to sight reading techniques, German Lieder and Italian opera reductions.

Prerequisites: MUS 106, or permission of instructor.

MUP 285 Fundamentals of Keyboard Accompanying II 1

Class discussion, study, and performance of literature for voice and/or instruments with keyboard accompaniment. Special attention given to ensemble playing, orchestral transcriptions, and the style of French melodie.

Prerequisites: MUP 284, or permission of instructor .

MUP 300 Recital 0

Presentation of a varied program of music.

MUP 300X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUP 301 Repertoire Class 1

A workshop class where pedagogy of the performance medium is discussed and works of musical literature are performed, coached, and discussed.

Corequisites: MUP 151 or MUP 152 or MUP 251 or MUP 252 or MUP 351 or MUP 352 or MUP 451 or MUP 452.

Notes: May be repeated as often as the student is co-registered for performance studies instruction. Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP).

MUP 302 Keyboard Harmony I 1

A keyboard approach to the study of harmony, emphasizing extemporaneous keyboard harmonization, harmonization of melodies, and figured bass realization.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor (must have passed piano proficiency test and/or be enrolled in MUP 151 or higher for piano).

MUP 303 Keyboard Harmony II 1

A continuation of MUP 302; a keyboard approach to the study of harmony, emphasizing extemporaneous keyboard harmonization, harmonization of melodies, and figured bass realization.

Prerequisites: MUP 302, or permission of instructor.

MUP 305 Composition Studies 3

Applied instruction in music composition.

Prerequisites: MUP 115 or permission of instructor. PRFM major, composition concentration.

MUP 306 Composition Studies 3

Applied instruction in music composition.

Prerequisites: MUP 115 or permission of instructor. PRFM major, composition concentration .

MUP 307 Composition Seminar 1

A workshop class where pedagogy of musical composition is discussed and recent works by student and professional composers are presented, performed, coached, and/or discussed.

Corequisites: MUP 115 or MUP 205 or MUP 206 or MUP 305 or MUP 306 or MUP 405 or MUP 406.

Notes: Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP).

MUP 310 Audiovisual Demos For Musicians 3

Workshop dedicated to basic audiovisual production focused on the practical needs of developing musicians. The course is designed to guide each student in producing documentation of their own creative and/or performing work.

Prerequisites: Music Major or permission of instructor.

MUP 316 Modular Sound Synthesis 3

Introduction to concepts of processing sounds using software-based sequencers and synthesizers. Sequencing software and virtual instruments; synthesizing and manipulating sounds with digital synthesizers and audio processing tools; resampling and working with audio; basic mixing and mastering for multitrack productions. Exposure to various forms of generative music for composing techniques.

MUP 319 Choral Conducting I 1

Conducting techniques, especially as related to choral conducting; rehearsal procedures, study of choral repertory.

MUP 321 Jazz Improvisation I 3

Basic course for the student with little or no previous experience in jazz improvisation. First semester: essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills and practice of integrating them into improvisation.

Prerequisites: MUP 204.

MUP 322 Jazz Improvisation II 3

Continued development of knowledge and skills present in MUP 321 with emphasis on increased fluency and mastery.

Prerequisites: MUP 321 or permission of instructor.

MUP 325 Singer Songwriting 3

This course is intended for anyone interested in learning the art of songwriting. To be successful, performance ability on an instrument or voice is highly recommended.

MUP 331 Free Improvisation 1

This course is designed for performers who want to develop their skill in spontaneous creative expression. It will focus on building competency and confidence in solo and collective improvisation for both vocalists and instrumentalists. Students will be led through a sequence specifically created to ease fears about improvisation and increase connectivity, creativity, and individual voice. Classes will be focused on practical experience as well as readings and activities to enhance musical intuition and instinct. The semester will culminate in a performance of improvisation.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 344 Digital Music Composition I 3

Introductory course in electronic composition. Lecture and laboratory experience. Projects involving analog synthesis, tape techniques, computer and MIDI control of electronic instruments.

Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of instructor

Notes: Open to all university students.

MUP 345 Digital Music Composition II 3

Further exploration of compositional concepts dealing with MIDI, sound synthesis, and multitracking basic recording techniques. Includes emphasis on live, interactive electronic music resources including Max/MSP, C-sound, Reaktor, and others.

Prerequisites: MUP 344, or permission of instructor.

MUP 349 Audio Recording I 3

Basic concepts and techniques of audio recording, including microphones, microphone placement, recording techniques, editing and mixing. Final project is a professional-level recording of a small ensemble or band.

MUP 351 Performance Studies 1-6

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

Prerequisites: Audition required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit with approval of Department Chair. Enrollment in 2 or more credits requires coregistration in an ensemble.

MUP 352 Performance Studies 1-6

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

Prerequisites: Audition required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit with approval of Department Chair. Enrollment in 2 or more credits requires coregistration in a large ensemble.

MUP 353 Performance Studies 1-3

Performance studies instruction for non-majors or majors on secondary instrument/voice.

Prerequisites: Admission as a Music major or special permission of Department. enrollment in two (2) or more s.h. requires coregistration in an ensemble;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if different instrument.

MUP 355 Secondary Piano for Music Education 1-3

Studio instruction for Music Education majors whose secondary instrument is piano.

Prerequisites: MUP 255. MEDU Major.

MUP 372 Instrumental Conducting I 1

Introductory course in instrumental conducting. Emphasis on baton technique and non-verbal communication.

Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of instructor.

MUP 375 Opera Performance Techniques 2

Techniques for the singer-actor; study of the materials and nature of music theatre; development of basic skills required in opera and/or music theatre.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 387 Historical Performance Consort 1

This course provides a setting in which music students will study principles, practices, and repertoire related to the historically informed performance of Western music of earlier ages, centering on the Baroque and Classical eras.

Prerequisites: MUP 252.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 400 Recital 1

Performance of a faculty approved repertoire selection of approximately 50 minutes of music.

Prerequisites: Senior status in Performance Studies .

MUP 400X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUP 402 Entrepreneurship in the Performing Arts 3

Focus on entrepreneurship knowledge, skills and career development in the performing arts.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing.

Notes: Same as ENT 402, VPA 402.

MUP 405 Composition Studies 3

Applied instruction in music composition.

Prerequisites: MUP 115 or permission of instructor. PRFM major with a composition concentration.

MUP 406 Composition Studies Capstone 3

Applied instruction in music composition.

Prerequisites: MUP 115 or permission of instructor. PRFM major with a composition concentration.

MUP 409 Jazz Pedagogy 2

Principles of jazz interpretation, improvisation, and arranging. Procedures of organizing and administering jazz programs. Survey of jazz study materials.

Prerequisites: MUP 204.

MUP 412 Piano Pedagogy I 3

Survey of current piano teaching philosophies, methods, and materials and their application for private and group instruction. Supervised teaching of beginning piano students.

Prerequisites: Keyboard principal or major or permission of instructor.

MUP 413 Piano Literature I 3

Survey of piano literature from ca. 1760–1825, with a preliminary investigation of music for other keyboard instruments from earliest extant sources.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing or permission of instructor.

MUP 414 Piano Literature II 3

Survey of piano literature from ca. 1825 to present.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing or permission of instructor.

MUP 417 Piano Pedagogy II 3

Survey of intermediate and moderately advanced teaching literature with emphasis on basic pedagogical approaches to technique, style, and interpretation. Procedures for teaching functional skills. Supervised teaching experience.

Prerequisites: Keyboard principal or major or permission of instructor .

MUP 421 Music Technology in Performance 3

This course is designed to develop proficiency for musicians interested in performing music that utilizes technology in many ways. Subjects include mixers, microphones, monitors, computer software programs, live looping, band setups and more. Open to everyone, including solo performers, bands/groups and performance artists.

MUP 423 Jazz Arranging I 3

Beginning study of language and techniques employed in arranging music for various jazz ensembles.

Prerequisites: MUP 204.

MUP 424 Jazz Arranging II 3

Advanced study of techniques and disciplines employed in arranging for jazz ensembles.

Prerequisites: MUP 423.

MUP 425 Organ Pedagogy 3

A study and evaluation of procedures used in the teaching of organ. Emphasis on skills and techniques through exercises and literature.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior keyboard major or principal.

MUP 426 Song Literature I 3

Survey of non-operatic solo vocal repertoire: Italian (Baroque and Classical), German, Nationalistic, Spanish. Brief historical study of major composers, poets, compositional style, and historical periods.

MUP 427 Song Literature II 3

Survey of non-operatic solo vocal repertoire: Italian (Romantic and 20th Century), French, British, 20th-Century American. Brief historical study of major composers, poets, compositional style, and historical periods.

MUP 428 Principles of Vocal Pedagogy 3

Teaching process as applied to singing. Includes historical development and an examination and comparison of concepts and approaches past and present.

Prerequisites: Senior standing as a voice major or principal or permission of instructor .

MUP 436 Band Literature 3

Band literature and origins of the band emphasizing its import and expanded cultivation during past century in United States and Europe.

MUP 447 Vocal Coaching 1

Facilitation of progressive development of voice students through advanced and comprehensive study of repertoire and performance practice, focusing primarily on diction, style, and interpretation.

Prerequisites: Voice Performance majors, junior or senior standing, and permission of coordinator of vocal area.

Corequisites: MUP 351 or MUP 352 or MUP 451 or MUP 452.

Notes: May be repeated as often as enrollment space permits.

MUP 451 Performance Studies 1-6

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

Prerequisites: Audition required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit with approval of Department Chair. Enrollment in 2 or more credits requires coregistration in an ensemble.

MUP 452 Performance Studies 1-6

Instruction on principal instrument or in voice.

Prerequisites: Audition required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit with approval of Department Chair. Enrollment in 2 or more credits requires coregistration in an ensemble.

MUP 455 Orchestration 3

Advanced techniques in instrumental scoring for large ensembles such as orchestra, wind ensemble, and jazz ensemble. Historical and stylistic analysis of the art of orchestration. Additional practical exercises in scoring and arranging for small and large ensembles.

MUP 460 History of Jazz 3

Chronological survey of jazz music and jazz history. Introduction to standard reference works and investigation of socio-cultural aspects.

Prerequisites: MUP 204. junior standing.

MUP 486 Advanced Instrumental Conducting 3

Topics include advanced non-verbal and gestural communication concepts, methods of score study, self-evaluation and reflection, critical listening, and application of leadership skills and rehearsal techniques in varied performance settings.

Prerequisites: MUE 472 or equivalent. Music majors only.

MUP 492 Capstone Project 3

Students design, plan and execute a project focused on music performance and technology with faculty mentorship. The project may take form of a recording release concert, an internship, a team project with other graduating students, a community project, a lecture demonstration, or another approved endeavor.

Prerequisites: Students with Junior or Senior standing in the BM in Performance, Concentration in Popular Music and Technology.

MUP 497 Directed Study in Music Performance 1-3

Supervised research in advanced subject area resulting in written document related to performance or composition. Project outline (available in Music office) prepared by student and supervising professor and approved by Department Head of Music Performance.;

Prerequisites: Permission of supervising professor and Department Head of Music Performance.

Notes: May be repeated for credit if topic varies.

MUP 498 Italian for Singers 4

Study of basic grammar/vocabulary required to understand/pronounce texts from Italian opera/songs. Compares standard and operatic grammatical syntax. Covers material sufficient for basic needs and social demands of the language.

Prerequisites: MUP 170 or comparable Italian diction course from another institution.

MUP 600 Recital 1

Performance of a faculty approved repertoire selection of approximately 50 minutes of music.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

MUP 600X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUP 601 Repertoire Class 1

A workshop class where pedagogy of the performance medium is discussed and works of musical literature are performed, coached, and discussed.

Corequisites: Enrollment in Performance Studies Instruction.

Notes: Course may be repeated for credit.

MUP 602 Practicum in Piano Pedagogy 1

Practicum for students in the M.M. Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy Concentration. In this practicum, students will be teaching weekly lessons to students in the Private Lesson Program at UNCG's School of Music.

Prerequisites: M.M. in Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy Concentration.

MUP 604 Composition Seminar 1

A workshop class where pedagogy of musical composition is discussed and recent works by student and professional composers are presented, performed, coached, and/or discussed.

Corequisites: Enrollment in Performance Studies Instruction.

MUP 605 Principles of Jazz Theory 2

Establishes a foundation of knowledge for the study of jazz improvisation and composition, stressing jazz nomenclature, chord/scale analysis, basic chord substitution.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in music or admission to the PBC in Jazz Studies.

MUP 606 Modular Sound Synthesis 3

Introduction to concepts of processing sounds using software-based sequencers and synthesizers. Sequencing software and virtual instruments; synthesizing and manipulating sounds with digital synthesizers and audio processing tools; resampling and working with audio; basic mixing and mastering for multitrack productions. Exposure to various forms of generative music for composing techniques.

MUP 609 Jazz Pedagogy 2

Principles of jazz interpretation, improvisation, and arranging. Procedures for organizing and administering jazz programs. Survey of jazz materials.

Prerequisites: Graduate music major.

MUP 610 Lecture-Demonstration 2

A research project leading to a public lecture recital.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

MUP 612 Piano Pedagogy I 3

Survey of current piano teaching philosophies, methods, materials, and their application for private and group instruction. Supervised teaching of beginning piano students.

MUP 613 Piano Literature I 3

Survey of piano literature from ca. 1760-1825, with a preliminary investigation of music for the other keyboard instruments from the earliest extant sources.

MUP 614 Piano Literature II 3

Survey of piano literature from ca. 1825 to the present.

MUP 617 Piano Pedagogy II 3

Survey of intermediate and moderately advanced teaching literature with emphasis on basic pedagogical approaches to technique, style, and interpretation. Procedures for teaching functional skills. Supervised teaching experience.

MUP 620 Seminar in Piano 3

Study of a particular composer or genre of piano literature emphasizing stylistic features, performance problems, pedagogy, and historical perspectives. Topic to be announced.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

MUP 622 Seminar in Choral Literature 3

In-depth study of a limited area of choral literature, tracing its historical development and performance practice. Topic to be announced.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

MUP 623 Jazz Arranging I 3

Beginning study of language and techniques employed in arranging music for various jazz ensembles.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in music or permission of instructor.

MUP 624 Jazz Arranging II 3

Advanced study of techniques and disciplines employed in arranging for jazz ensembles.

Prerequisites: MUP 623.

MUP 626 Song Literature I 3

Survey of non-operatic solo vocal repertoire: Italian (Baroque and Classical), German, Nationalistic, Spanish. Brief historical study of major composers, poets, compositional style, and historical periods.

MUP 627 Principles of Vocal Pedagogy 3

Teaching process as applied to singing. Includes historical development and an examination and comparison of concepts and approaches past and present.

Prerequisites: Senior or graduate standing as a voice major or principal or permission of instructor.

MUP 630 The Study and Pedagogy of Phonetics as Applied to Singing 3

The International Phonetic Alphabet as applied to the singing of English, Italian, German, and French. Emphasis on vocal interpretation of the symbolic language and functional skills of teaching.

MUP 634 Song Literature II 3

Survey of non-operatic solo vocal repertoire: Italian (Romantic and 20th Century), French, British, 20th-Century American. Brief historical study of major composers, poets, compositional style, and historical periods.

MUP 636 Band Literature 3

Band literature and the origins of the band emphasizing its important and expanded cultivation during the past century in the United States and Europe.

MUP 638 Organ Pedagogy 3

A study and evaluation of procedures used in the teaching of organ. Emphasis on skills and techniques through exercises and literature.

Prerequisites: Junior, senior, or graduate keyboard major or principal.

MUP 640 Vocal Coaching 1

Facilitate the progressive development of voice students through advanced and comprehensive study of repertoire and performance techniques, focusing primarily on diction, style and interpretation.

Prerequisites: MUP 651 or higher standing in Performance Studies and permission of Vocal Area Coordinator.

Corequisites: MUP 651 or MUP 751.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 644 Digital Music I 3

Introductory course in electronic composition. Lecture and laboratory experience.

Notes: Open to all University students.

MUP 645 Digital Music Composition II 3

Further exploration of compositional concepts dealing with MIDI, sound synthesis, multitracking, and recording techniques. Emphasis on live, interactive electronic music resources including Max/MSP, C-Sound, Reaktor, and others.

Notes: Registration restricted to graduate students in Music or with permission of instructor.

MUP 646 Audiovisual Demos For Musicians 3

Workshop dedicated to basic audiovisual production focused on the practical and needs of professional musicians. The course is designed to guide each student in producing documentation of their own creative and/or performing work.

MUP 649 Audio Recording I 3

Basic concepts and techniques of audio recording, including microphones, microphone placement, recording techniques, editing and mixing. Final project is a professional-level recording of a small ensemble or band.

MUP 651 Performance Studies 1-6

Performance studies instruction on principal instrument, voice, composition, or conducting.

Prerequisites: By audition.

Notes: Curricular Practical Training Required for F1 Visa Holders.

MUP 653 Performance Studies (Secondary) 0.5-2

Performance studies instruction on secondary instrument, voice, composition, or conducting.

Prerequisites: By audition.

Notes: Curricular Practical Training Required for F1 Visa Holders.

MUP 655 Orchestration 3

Advanced techniques in instrumental scoring for large ensembles such as orchestra, wind ensemble, and jazz ensemble. Historical and stylistic analysis of the art of orchestration. Additional practical exercises in scoring and arranging for small and large ensembles.

MUP 661 Entrepreneurial Career Development in Music 3

Focus on the entrepreneurship knowledge, skills, and career development to enable students to become the architect of his/her future.

Notes: Same as ENT 661.

MUP 663 History of Jazz 3

Chronological survey of jazz music and jazz history. Introduction to standard reference works and investigation of socio-cultural aspects.

MUP 664 Jazz Improvisation I 3

An introduction to jazz improvisation using modal forms, blues, and ii-V-I progressions.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in music or admission to the P.B.C. Jazz Studies.

MUP 665 Advanced Jazz Improvisation 3

Continuation of Jazz Improvisation I; focus on standards through contemporary jazz performers and composers.

Prerequisites: MUP 664 or permission of instructor.

MUP 675 Opera Performance Techniques 2

Techniques for the singer-actor; study of the materials and nature of music theatre; development of skills required in opera/musical theatre.

Prerequisites: MUP 375 and/or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit.

MUP 683 Instrumental Literature and Performance Practice 3

Survey of solo and chamber literature from the 17th century to the present. Emphasis on historical perspectives, development of instrumental genres, performance practices, listening, and general score analysis.

MUP 686 Advanced Instrumental Conducting 3

Topics include advanced non-verbal and gestural communication concepts, methods of score study, self-evaluation and reflection, critical listening, and application of leadership skills and rehearsal techniques in varied performance settings.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated twice for credit.

MUP 687 Historical Performance Consort 1

Provides a setting in which music students will study principles, practices, instruments, repertoire, and current professional activities related to the historically informed performance of Western music of earlier ages, centering on the Baroque and Classical eras.

MUP 697 Directed Study in Music Performance 1-12

Supervised advanced research requiring a written document or composition.

Prerequisites: Permission of supervising professor. Director of Graduate Study, and School of Music Director.

MUP 698 Italian for Singers 4

Study of basic grammar/vocabulary required to understand/pronounce texts from Italian opera/songs. Compares standard and operatic grammatical syntax. Covers material sufficient for basic needs and social demands of the language.

MUP 699 Thesis 1-6

Individual guidance in the development of a specific performance or composition project.

MUP 701 Repertoire Class 1

A workshop class where pedagogy of the performance medium is discussed and works of musical literature are performed, coached, and discussed.

Corequisites: Enrollment in Performance Studies Instruction.

Notes: Course may be repeated for credit.

MUP 704 Composition Seminar 1

A workshop class where pedagogy of musical composition is discussed and recent works by student and professional composers are presented, performed, coached, and/or discussed.

Corequisites: Enrollment in Performance Studies Instruction.

MUP 705 Principles of Jazz Theory 2

Establishes a foundation of knowledge for the study of jazz improvisation and composition, stressing jazz nomenclature, chord/scale analysis, basic chord substitution.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in music or admission to the P.B.C. in Jazz Studies.

MUP 709 Jazz Pedagogy 2

Principles of jazz interpretation, improvisation, and arranging. Procedures for organizing and administering jazz programs. Survey of jazz materials.

Prerequisites: Graduate music major.

MUP 710 Lecture-Demonstration 2

A research project leading to a public lecture recital.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: Grading method is Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

MUP 712 Piano Pedagogy I 3

Survey of current piano teaching philosophies, methods, materials, and their application for private and group instruction. Supervised teaching of beginning piano students.

MUP 713 Piano Literature I 3

Survey of piano literature from ca. 1760-1825, with a preliminary investigation of music for the other keyboard instruments from the earliest extant sources.

MUP 714 Piano Literature II 3

Survey of piano literature from ca. 1825 to the present.

MUP 717 Piano Pedagogy II 3

Survey of intermediate and moderately advanced teaching literature with emphasis on basic pedagogical approaches to technique, style, and interpretation. Procedures for teaching functional skills. Supervised teaching experience.

MUP 719 Seminar in Vocal Literature 3

In-depth study of an area of vocal literature tracing the historical development and performance practice of that area. Topic to be announced.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

MUP 720 Seminar in Piano 3

Study of a particular composer or genre of piano literature emphasizing stylistic features, performance problems, pedagogy, and historical perspectives. Topic to be announced.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

MUP 721 Music Technology in Performance 3

This course is designed to develop proficiency for musicians interested in performing music that utilizes technology in many ways. Subjects include mixers, microphones, monitors, computer software programs, live looping, band setups and more. Open to everyone, including solo performers, bands/groups and performance artists.

MUP 722 Seminar in Choral Literature 3

In-depth study of a limited area of choral literature, tracing its historical development and performance practice. Topic to be announced.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

MUP 723 Jazz Arranging I 2

Beginning study of language and techniques employed in arranging music for various jazz ensembles.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in music or permission of instructor.

MUP 724 Jazz Arranging II 2

Advanced study of techniques and disciplines employed in arranging for jazz ensembles.

Prerequisites: MUP 723.

MUP 726 Song Literature I 3

Survey of non-operatic solo vocal repertoire: Italian (Baroque and Classical), German, Nationalistic, Spanish. Brief historical study of major composers, poets, compositional style, and historical periods.

MUP 727 Principles of Vocal Pedagogy 3

Teaching process as applied to singing. Includes historical development and an examination and comparison of concepts and approaches past and present.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing as a voice major or principal or permission of instructor.

MUP 728 Advanced Vocal Pedagogy 3

Practical application of proven pedagogical techniques in a supervised teaching situation.

Prerequisites: MUP 627.

MUP 731 Free Improvisation 1

Designed for graduate student performers who want to develop advanced skills in spontaneous creative expression. It will focus on building competency and confidence in solo and collective improvisation for both vocalists and instrumentalists. Students will be led through a sequence specifically created to ease fears about improvisation and increase connectivity, creativity, and individual voice. Classes will be focused on practical experience as well as readings and activities to enhance musical intuition and instinct. The semester will culminate in a performance of improvisation.

MUP 734 Song Literature II 3

Survey of non-operatic solo vocal repertoire: Italian (Romantic and 20th Century), French, British, 20th-Century American. Brief historical study of major composers, poets, compositional style, and historical periods.

MUP 736 Band Literature 3

Band literature and the origins of the band emphasizing its important and expanded cultivation during the past century in the United States and Europe.

MUP 738 Organ Pedagogy 3

A study and evaluation of procedures used in the teaching of organ. Emphasis on skills and techniques through exercises and literature.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

MUP 740 Vocal Coaching 1

Facilitate the progressive development of voice students through advanced and comprehensive study of repertoire and performance techniques, focusing primarily on diction, style and interpretation.

Prerequisites: MUP 651 or higher standing in Performance Studies and permission of Vocal Area Coordinator.

Corequisites: MUP 651 or MUP 751.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUP 744 Digital Music I 3

Introductory course in electronic composition. Lecture and laboratory experience.

Notes: Open to all University students.

MUP 745 Digital Music Composition II 3

Further exploration of compositional concepts dealing with MIDI, sound synthesis, multitracking, and recording techniques. Emphasis on live, interactive electronic music resources including Max/MSP, C-Sound, Reaktor, and others.

Notes: Registration restricted to graduate students in Music or with permission of instructor.

MUP 747 Audio Recording I 3

Basic concepts and techniques of audio recording, including microphones, microphone placement, recording techniques, editing and mixing. Final project is a professional-level recording of a small ensemble or band.

MUP 748 Practicum in Instrumental Pedagogy 3

Provides advanced knowledge of and practical experience in instrumental pedagogy through an interdisciplinary approach in areas of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology, technology, psychology, and applied performance.

Prerequisites: MUP 651.

MUP 750 College Teaching: The Tenure Track 3

Issues related to teaching performing arts in higher education. Topics include curriculum design, teaching methods, evaluation, promotion, school/departmental structure, job searching/resume preparation, copyright, publication, etc.

Prerequisites: Admission to a terminal degree program in the School of Music.

MUP 750X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUP 751 Performance Studies 1-6

Performance studies instruction on principal instrument, voice, composition, or conducting.

Prerequisites: By audition.

Notes: Curricular Practical Training Required for F1 Visa Holders.

MUP 755 Orchestration 3

Advanced techniques in instrumental scoring for large ensembles such as orchestra, wind ensemble, and jazz ensemble. Historical and stylistic analysis of the art of orchestration. Additional practical exercises in scoring and arranging for small and large ensembles.

MUP 763 History of Jazz 3

Chronological survey of jazz music and jazz history. Introduction to standard reference works and investigation of socio-cultural aspects.

MUP 764 Jazz Improvisation I 2

An introduction to jazz improvisation using modal forms, blues, and ii-V-I progressions.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in music or admission to the P.B.C. Jazz Studies.

MUP 765 Advanced Jazz Improvisation 2

Continuation of Jazz Improvisation I; focus on standards through contemporary jazz performers and composers.

Prerequisites: MUP 764 or permission of instructor.

MUP 768 Organ Literature 3

Survey of organ literature from sixteenth century to present.

Notes: Open to all graduate students by permission of instructor.

MUP 775 Opera Performance Techniques 2

Techniques for the singer-actor, study of the materials and nature of music theatre, and development of skills required in opera/musical theatre.

Prerequisites: MUP 375 and/or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit.

MUP 783 Instrumental Literature and Performance Practice 3

Survey of solo and chamber literature from the 17th century to the present. Emphasis on historical perspectives, development of instrumental genres, performance practices, listening, and general score analysis.

MUP 786 Advanced Instrumental Conducting 3

Topics include advanced non-verbal and gestural communication concepts, methods of score study, self-evaluation and reflection, critical listening, and application of leadership skills and rehearsal techniques in varied performance settings.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated twice for credit.

MUP 787 Historical Performance Consort 1

Provides a setting in which music students will study principles, practices, instruments, repertoire, and current professional activities related to the historically informed performance of Western music of earlier ages, centering on the Baroque and Classical eras.

MUP 797 Directed Study in Music Performance 1-12

Supervised advanced research requiring a written document or composition.

Prerequisites: Permission of supervising professor. Director of Graduate Study,Dean, and School of Music Director.

MUP 799 Dissertation 1-12

MUP 801 Thesis Extension 1-3

Thesis Extension.

MUP 802 Dissertation Extension 1-3

Dissertation Extension.

Music Studies (MUS)

MUS 100 Fundamentals of Western European Music Theory 2

Fundamentals of the notation and underlying concepts of Western European art music and related traditions, including staves, clefs & pitches, rhythm & meter, major & minor scales, key signatures, intervals, and triads.

MUS 101 Analysis of Western European Music and Related Traditions I 3

Elements of Western European art music and related traditions, including rhythm & meter, species counterpoint, figured bass, triads, and seventh chords; introduction to part writing, diatonic harmonic progression, phrases, and cadences. Intended to be taken with MUS 105.

Prerequisites: Passing score on the music fundamentals exam or successful completion of MUS 100. Music major or music minor.

MUS 102 Analysis of Western European Music and Related Traditions II 3

Continued study of Western European art music and related traditions, including part writing and diatonic harmonic progression; introduction to sequences, motives, phrase types, secondary dominants, and modulation to closely related keys. Intended to be taken with MUS 106.

Prerequisites: MUS 101 and MUS 105 or permission of instructor.

MUS 105 Aural Skills I 1

The study of elemental pitch patterns and rhythms from Western European art music and related traditions through performance, transcription, memory exercises, and structured improvisation. Intended to be taken with MUS 101.

Prerequisites: Passing score on the music fundamentals exam or successful completion of MUS 100. Music major or minor.

MUS 106 Aural Skills II 1

Continued study of pitch patterns and rhythms from Western European art music and related traditions, including diatonic modes, chromatic embellishment, modulation between relative keys, syncopation, and hemiola. Dictation of melodies and harmonic progressions. Intended to be taken with MUS 102.

Prerequisites: MUS 101 and MUS 105 or permission of instructor.

MUS 107 Technology for Musicians I 1

Introduction to computer/computer applications: word processing, database, spreadsheet, music notation, Internet and online library, Web page and multimedia development. Experience using, creating, and evaluating computer media for music.

Prerequisites: Music major .

MUS 109 Orientation to College and the Music Major 3

The course will introduce students to the people and resources in the community, on campus, and within the CVPA and School of Music that can assist them in developing the general academic and musicianship skills needed to be successful as they consider their individual interests in music.

MAC: MAC Foundations

Prerequisites: The course is for new students only. Must have fewer than 60 credits to enroll or can enroll by Written Permission.

MUS 120 Freshman Seminar: Sound Listening 1

Freshman seminar developing attentive listening skills and examining different theories of sound and/or music perception.

Notes: Required of MUSI majors, but open to MEDU and PRFM majors.

MUS 135 Musicology Research 3

Introduction to the basic tools of musicological inquiry, including music vocabulary, reading in the discipline, basic library research, and expository writing; cultural awareness; attentive listening to Western and global music.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

Notes: Open to all University students.

MUS 201 Analysis of Western European Music and Related Traditions III 3

Advanced study of Western European art music and related traditions, including modulation, modal mixture, Neapolitan, and augmented-sixth chords; introduction to small forms, including binary, ternary, variations, and vocal forms. Intended to be taken with MUS 205.

Prerequisites: MUS 102 and MUS 106 or permission of instructor.

MUS 202 Analysis of Western European Music and Related Traditions IV 3

Advanced study of Western European art music and related traditions, including chromatic embellishing chords and modulation to distantly related keys; introduction to large forms, including rondo, sonata, and sonata-rondo, plus an introduction to twentieth-century approaches to pitch and rhythm. Intended to be taken with MUS 206.

Prerequisites: MUS 201 and MUS 205 or permission of instructor.

MUS 205 Aural Skills III 1

Advanced study of melody, harmony, and rhythm from Western European art music and related traditions, including tonicization and modulation, modal mixture, and an introduction to cross rhythms, changing meter, and asymmetric meter. Intended to be taken with MUS 201.

Prerequisites: MUS 102 and MUS 106 or permission of instructor.

MUS 206 Aural Skills IV 1

Advanced study of melody, harmony, and rhythm from Western European art music and related traditions, including modulation to distantly related keys, whole-tone and octatonic scales, and continued study of cross rhythms and changing meter. Intended to be taken with MUS 202.

Prerequisites: MUS 201 and MUS 205 or permission of instructor.

MUS 211 Topics in Pop Music 3

Examines popular music in the context of social, cultural, and political climates. Illustrates how music is an inexorable agent of social change and identity. No previous musical experience required.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

MUS 212 Topics in Hip Hop 3

Examines Hip Hop music from 1970 through 2000 in the context of social, cultural, and political climates. Illustrates how the four art forms of Hip Hop are an inexorable agent of social change and identity. No previous music experience required.

MAC: MAC Diversity and Equity

MUS 214 Jazz Appreciation 3

Introductory course focusing on jazz. Students gain understanding of aims and methods of artistic expression and the role of cultural traditions and artistic value in human society. No musical training required.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

MUS 229 History of Rock Music 3

Survey of rock music from the 1950s to the present. Emphasis will be placed on identifying specific styles and explaining the influence of key performers.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

MUS 241 Music Appreciation 3

Introduction to Western culture art music through a survey of its history, composers, forms, styles. Requires listening assignments and recital attendance. No musical training required.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

Prerequisites: Non-music majors only.

MUS 242 Music for Film 3

Familiarizes students with how music operates in films from the major film industries of the world, and introduces and engages musical-cinematic trends over the course of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

MUS 243 Music and Fairy Tales 3

Explores the connection between fairy tales and music, particularly regarding the changes these stories undergo when they shift medium. Assignments and class discussions focus on required reading, viewing, and listening in various genres, both classical and popular, including opera, musical theater, film, ballet, and song.

MAC: MAC CritThink Hum and Fine Art

MUS 244 Music Cultures of the World 3

Survey of music cultures from around the world with emphasis on the socio-cultural context in which they are found.

MAC: MAC Global and Intercultural

MUS 300X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUS 301 Analysis of Western European Post-Tonal Music and Related Traditions 3

Analysis of selected post-tonal compositions from Western European art music and related traditions, as well as composition exercises based on models.

Prerequisites: MUS 202 and MUS 206 or permission of instructor.

MUS 311 Anthropology of Music, Sound, and Power 3

Introduction to the anthropology of music. Cultural analysis of music and sound in contemporary settings.

Notes: Students may not receive credit for both ATY 353 and MUS 311.

MUS 325 First Nights: Five Performance Premieres 3

Consideration of five pieces of music both as artworks and moments of cultural history. Study of the techniques of musical listening and the historical context of each premiere.

MUS 326 Music and Environment 3

Consideration of creative works and traditions relating human sound (music, noise, etc.) and the natural environment from artistic, humanistic, and scientific perspectives.

MUS 332 History of Western Music II 3

History of Western art music traditions from the early Christian era to about 1750.

Prerequisites: MUS 135.

Notes: Open to all university students.

MUS 333 History of Western Music III 3

History of Western art music traditions from about 1750 to the present.

Prerequisites: MUS 135 or permission of instructor .

MUS 334 American Music 3

History of music in America. Ballads, spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz, bluegrass, musical theater, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and Native American music.

Prerequisites: MUS 135.

MUS 354 Modern Asia Through Its Music 3

Exploration of modern Asian music and culture. Examines relationships between music and national identity, ethnicity, politics, colonialism, religion, and other cultural phenomena in East, South, and Southeast Asia.

MUS 369 Music and the Grand Tour 3

Examines the historical phenomenon of the Grand Tour and its repercussions for European musical life since the seventeenth century; includes critical reflection on related modern tourism, including relevant sustainability issues.

MUS 400X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUS 431 Selected Topics in Ethnomusicology 3

This course with rotating topics will examine particular music traditions and current issues in the field of ethnomusicology beyond the survey level. Topics may focus on geographical areas (Africa, Indonesia, Native American, etc.) or theoretical/methodological issues (Music and Gender, Music and Identity, Popular Music, Fieldwork, etc.).

Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUS 439 Tonal Counterpoint 3

Contrapuntal techniques and standard forms of the middle and late Baroque. Analysis of music by composers from Corelli to Bach, composition in representative forms, and aural training.

Prerequisites: MUS 202 and MUS 206.

MUS 455 The Symphonic Tradition 3

Advanced study of symphonic styles and techniques from Baroque era to present.

Prerequisites: MUS 333 or permission of instructor.

MUS 482 Advanced Analysis of Western European Tonal Music and Related Traditions 3

Analysis of selected tonal compositions from Western European art music and related traditions. Reading and discussion of literature on theoretical concepts and on analysis and interpretation; analytical essay writing.

Prerequisites: MUS 202 and MUS 206 or permission of instructor.

MUS 483 Music before 1600 3

Examines musical traditions before 1600 beyond the survey level. Topics may include gender/sexuality, geography, institutions, orality, performance practice, print/manuscript culture, and/or religion.

Prerequisites: MUS 332 or permission of instructor.

MUS 484 Music from 1600 to 1800 3

Examines musical traditions ca. 1600–1800 beyond the survey level. Topics include performance practice, nationalism, gender and sexuality, religion, orality/notation, organology, and iconography.

Prerequisites: MUS 332 or permission of instructor.

MUS 485 Music of the Nineteenth Century 3

Examines musical traditions ca. 1789–1914 beyond the survey level. Topics may include gender/sexuality, institutions, nationalism, nature, performance practice, and/or religion.

Prerequisites: MUS 333 or permission of instructor.

MUS 486 Music of the Twentieth Century 3

Examines musical traditions from ca. 1880 to the present beyond the survey level. Topics may include music and the State, gender/sexuality, ethnicity and identity, cultural policy/politics, religion, and/or multimedia.

Prerequisites: MUS 333 or permission of instructor.

MUS 492 Capstone Seminar in Music Studies 3

This senior capstone course for the Bachelor of Arts in Music engages areas of music study—musicology, music theory, and ethnomusicology—through a series of lectures, discussions, and student presentations.

Prerequisites: MUS 332 or MUS 333 or permission of instructor.

MUS 495 History of Opera 3

Principal opera composers and styles from Monteverdi to the present; analytical study of selected major works.

Prerequisites: MUS 333 or permission of instructor.

MUS 497 Directed Study in Music 1-3

Supervised research in advanced subject area resulting in written document or composition. Project outline (available in Music office) prepared by student and supervising professor and approved by Associate Dean and Dean of School of Music.

Prerequisites: Permission of supervising professor and Dean of the School of Music.

Notes: May be repeated for credit if topic varies.

MUS 600X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUS 602 Seminar in Music Research and Writing 3

Musical bibliography encompassing a range of print and electronic sources and databases. Methods for researching and writing about music, including research papers, music criticism, and other genres.

MUS 631 Selected Topics in Ethnomusicology 3

Music traditions and current issues in the field of ethnomusicology. Topics may focus on geographical areas or theoretical/methodological issues.

Prerequisites: MUE 601 or MUS 602.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

MUS 638 Exploring Musical Cultures 1-3

This course is used for music-study trips.

Notes: Offered only when a course accompanies a specific trip. Variable credit.

MUS 639 Tonal Counterpoint 3

Contrapuntal techniques and standard forms of the middle and late Baroque. Analysis of music by composers from Corelli to Bach, composition in representative forms, and aural training.

MUS 644 Pedagogy of Music Theory 3

Survey of philosophies, curricula, course content, and teaching approaches for undergraduate courses in music theory and aural skills. Students will evaluate instructional materials, observe and evaluate the teaching of others, and undertake their own teaching demonstrations.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 655 The Symphonic Tradition 3

Advanced study of symphonic styles and techniques from Baroque era to present.

MUS 660 Rhythm and Meter 3

A selective survey of analytic and theoretic approaches to rhythm and meter in Western concert music as well as a sample of non-notated music.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 662 Schenkerian Analysis 3

Theories and analytical methods of Heinrich Schenker as applied to the tonal repertory. Selected readings from Schenkerian literature.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 664 Theory and Analysis of Western European Post-Tonal Music and Related Traditions 3

Analysis of selected post-tonal compositions from Western European art music and related traditions, as well as an exploration of their theoretical underpinnings. Readings from the secondary literature, analytical essay writing.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 665 History of Opera 3

Principal opera composers and styles from Monteverdi to the present; analytical study of selected major works.

MUS 669 Music and the Grand Tour 3

Examines the historical phenomenon of the Grand Tour and its repercussions for European musical life since the seventeenth century. Includes critical reflection on related modern tourism, including relevant sustainability issues.

MUS 674 Five Music Performance Premieres 3

In depth study of five pieces of music history selected from a variety of periods.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate music history diagnostic exam.

MUS 685 Music of the Nineteenth Century 3

Examines musical traditions ca. 1789-1914 beyond the survey level. Topics may include gender/sexuality, institutions, nationalism, nature, performance practice, and/or religion.

MUS 686 Music of the Twentieth Century 3

Examines musical traditions from ca. 1880 to the present beyond the survey level. Topics may include music and the State, gender/sexuality, ethnicity and identity, cultural policy/politics, religion, and/or multimedia.

MUS 687 Aural and Keyboard Skills for Music Theory 1

Instruction and practice leading to the development of aural and keyboard skills sufficient for instructors of music theory and ear training.

Prerequisites: Admission to the master's degree program in music theory or the certificate program for music theory pedagogy.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

MUS 689 Practicum in Teaching Music Theory and Musicology 1

Supervised teaching of basic music theory and aural skills, music history, music appreciation, or world music.

Prerequisites: Admission to the certificate program in music theory pedagogy or in musicology.

MUS 690 Current and Historical Trends in Music Theory 3

Selective survey of the discipline of music theory. Current and historical topics such as rhythm and meter, form, tuning and temperament, scale theory, transformational theory, gender and identity, and meaning and embodiment; analytical approaches to a variety of repertoires such as pop-rock, jazz, and world music.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 692 Advanced Analysis of Western European Tonal Music and Related Traditions 3

Analysis of selected tonal compositions from Western European art music and related traditions. Reading and discussion of literature on theoretical concepts and on analysis and interpretation; analytical essay writing.

MUS 697 Directed Study in Music Studies 1-12

Supervised advanced research requiring a written document or composition.

Prerequisites: Permission of supervising professor. Director of Graduate Study, and Dean School of Music Director.

MUS 698 Document in Music Theory 1,2

Development of research topic in music theory.

Notes: May be taken for 2 credits in one semester or 1 credit per semester for two semesters.

MUS 699 Thesis 1-6

Individual guidance in the development of a specific research problem.

MUS 706 Seminar in Musicology and Ethnomusicology 3

Selected topics in musicology and ethnomusicology, encompassing particular historical periods, geographical areas, genres, performance practices, technologies, politics, and theoretical or methodological approaches.

Prerequisites: MUE 601 or MUS 602 and passing score on the graduate music history diagnostic exam or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

MUS 707 Seminar in Musical Analysis 3

Rotating topics in musical analysis such as a particular historical period, genre, composer (or set of composers), style, and/or analytical methodology.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit when topic varies.

MUS 731 Selected Topics in Ethnomusicology 3

Music traditions and current issues in the field of ethnomusicology. Topics may focus on geographical areas or theoretical/methodological issues.

Prerequisites: MUS 602 or MUE 700.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

MUS 738 Exploring Musical Cultures 1-3

This course is used for music-study trips.

Notes: Offered only when a course accompanies a specific trip, course is variable credit.

MUS 739 Tonal Counterpoint 3

Contrapuntal techniques and standard forms of the middle and late Baroque. Analysis of music by composers from Corelli to Bach, composition in representative forms, and aural training.

MUS 744 Pedagogy of Music Theory 3

Survey of philosophies, curricula, course content, and teaching approaches for undergraduate courses in music theory and aural skills. Students will evaluate instructional materials, observe and evaluate the teaching of others, and undertake their own teaching demonstrations.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 750X Experimental Course 1-6

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

MUS 755 The Symphonic Tradition 3

Advanced study of symphonic styles and techniques from Baroque era to present.

MUS 760 Rhythm and Meter 3

A selective survey of analytic and theoretic approaches to rhythm and meter in Western concert music as well as a sample of non-notated music.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 762 Schenkerian Analysis 3

Theories and analytical methods of Heinrich Schenker as applied to the tonal repertory. Selected readings from Schenkerian literature.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 764 Theory and Analysis of Western European Post-Tonal Music and Related Traditions 3

Analysis of selected post-tonal compositions from Western European art music and related traditions, as well as an exploration of their theoretical underpinnings. Readings from the secondary literature, analytical essay writing.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 765 History of Opera 3

Principal opera composers and styles from Monteverdi to the present; analytical study of selected major works.

MUS 774 Five Music Performance Premieres 3

In depth study of five pieces of music history selected from a variety of periods.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate music history diagnostic exam.

MUS 785 Music of the Nineteenth Century 3

Examines musical traditions ca. 1789-1914 beyond the survey level. Topics may include gender/sexuality, institutions, nationalism, nature, performance practice, and/or religion.

MUS 786 Music of the Twentieth Century 3

Examines musical traditions from ca. 1880 to the present beyond the survey level. Topics may include music and the State, gender/sexuality, ethnicity and identity, cultural policy/politics, religion, and/or multimedia.

MUS 789 Practicum in Teaching Music Theory and Musicology 1

Supervised teaching of basic music theory and aural skills, music history, music appreciation, or world music.

Prerequisites: Admission to the certificate program in music theory pedagogy or in musicology.

MUS 790 Current and Historical Trends in Music Theory 3

Selective survey of the discipline of music theory. Current and historical topics such as rhythm and meter, form, tuning and temperament, scale theory, transformational theory, gender and identity, and meaning and embodiment; analytical approaches to a variety of repertoires such as pop-rock, jazz, and world music.

Prerequisites: Passing score on graduate theory diagnostic exam or permission of the instructor.

MUS 792 Advanced Analysis of Western European Tonal Music and Related Traditions 3

Analysis of selected tonal compositions from Western European art music and related traditions. Reading and discussion of literature on theoretical concepts and on analysis and interpretation; analytical essay writing.

MUS 797 Directed Study in Music Studies 1-12

Supervised advanced research requiring a written document or composition.

Prerequisites: Permission of supervising professor, Director of Graduate Study, and School of Music Director.

MUS 801 Thesis Extension 1-3

Thesis Extension.