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There are ten full-time music faculty dedicated to teaching and advising music students to achieve their career goals. Because there are nearly 50 music majors, students at Casper College receive a great deal of individual attention. Perhaps the greatest advantage is the variety of performing ensembles available to all college students, who do not have to compete with upperclassmen to perform in their favorite groups.

We offer a modern and well-equipped program that provides opportunities for students to explore music technology, music education, music performance, musical theatre, or music in the liberal arts curriculum.Casper College is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

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MISSION STATEMENT
CASPER COLLEGE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS & HUMANITIES~ DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

 The Music Department shall prepare students with a foundation for a career in music, while providing educational enrichment and cultural opportunities for the college and the greater community.

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Casper College logoCASPER COLLEGE SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS & HUMANITIES~ DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC
:: GOALS ::

  • Address the needs of the students seeking careers in music.
  • Instruct students who wish to pursue music as an avocation
  • Serve as a resource for cultural activities and assume musical leadership in the community.
  • Maintain excellence in standards, which includes membership in National Association of Schools of Music.
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MUSC 0200 Convocation (0CR):
Twicemonthly recital hour for students and guest performers. In addition to the scheduled convocations, students will be required to attend ten approved concerts. Grading will be S/U. Completion of four semesters with a grade of S is required for all music majors pursuing a music degree. Prerequisite: music majors only.

MUSC 1000 Introduction to Music (3L,3CR) [E][CA]:
A one-semester course in music appreciation designed for students with little or no music background. Covers many genres of music to aid students in developing listening skills.

MUSC 1010 Music Fundamentals (2L,2CR):
A general background course in the vocabulary and terminology of music, the structure of the melodic line through scales and solfeggio, the relationship of keys
through the key circle, fundamental chord structure, rhythm, and the survey of smaller forms in music.

MUSC 1020 Music Technology (2LB,1CR):
Introduction in computer-based music applications and basic MIDI technology that students will use in music classes.

MUSC 1025 Introduction to Music Education (2L,2CR):
This course is designed to help music majors explore music education. It is a required course for admission into the teacher education program. Course materials will explore: motivation for teaching; the structure of the American public school and public school music programs; the changing nature of education; an introduction to the historical and philosophical foundations of music education. A field experience is required. Prerequisite: music majors only, or permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1030 Written Theory I (3L,3CR)[E]:
This course will cover the fundamentals of music including notation, pitch and rhythmic nomenclature, clefs, accidentals, intervals and scales; basic chord types;
figured bass; cadences; nonharmonic tones; melodic structure including the phrase, sequence, and motive; two-part writing and four-part writing. Required for
all music majors.

MUSC 1035 Aural Theory I (2LB,1CR)[E]:
Instruction in rhythmic dictation (simple and compound meters, duple and triple divisions), melodic dictation (diatonic melodies with stepwise motion and small skips), harmonic dictation (triads and I/IV/V harmonic function), and sightsinging (diatonic melodies). Designed to aid the student in transforming notation into sound and sound into notation. Required for all music majors.

MUSC 1040 Written Theory II (3L,3CR)[E]:
A continuation of MUSC 1030. Covers harmonic progression and harmonic rhythm, four-part writing (involving dominant seventh chord and other seventh chords, modulation, secondary dominants and leading-tone chords), binary and ternary form. Required for all music majors. Prerequisite: MUSC 1030.

MUSC 1045 Aural Theory II (2LB,1CR)[E]:
Instruction in rhythmic dictation (simple and compound meters, duple and triple subdivisions, dotted rhythm values, syncopation), melodic dictation (diatonic
melodies containing larger leaps), harmonic dictation (harmonic progression involving all the diatonic triads), and sightsinging (diatonic melodies in treble, bass, and C clefs). Designed to aid the student in transforming notation into sound and sound into notation. Required for all music majors. Prerequisite: MUSC 1035.

MUSC 1046 Studio: Musical Theatre Voice (1CR) (Max. 4):
This course requires a one-half hour private lesson per week. This studio music course will provide instruction in both classical and musical theatre voice for musical theatre majors. A fee will be assessed.

MUSC 1080 Studio: Baritone Horn I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1090 Studio: Bassoon I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final
jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1100 Studio: Cello I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1110 Studio: Clarinet I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final
jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1120 Studio: Double Bass I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final
jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1130 Studio: Flute I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1140 Studio: French Horn I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final
jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1150 Studio: Guitar I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1160 Studio: Harp I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1170 Studio: Oboe I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1180 Studio: Organ I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1190 Studio: Percussion I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final
jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1200 Studio: Piano I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1210 Studio: Saxophone I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final
jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1220 Studio: Trombone I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1230 Studio: Trumpet I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final
jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1240 Studio: Tuba I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1250 Studio: Violin I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1260 Studio: Viola I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1270 Studio: Voice I (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument for majors and non-majors. Majors attend scheduled studio classes and perform a final jury. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 1292 Class Guitar I (2LB,1CR):
The study of guitar utilizing traditional techniques and approaches, designed to allow the student to utilize the guitar as a lifelong learning tool. No previous experience is necessary for enrollment. This course is open to all Casper College students.

MUSC 1300 Class Piano I (2LB,1CR):
Group instruction for music majors concurrently enrolled in MUSC 1030. Designed to equip students with the practical aspects of keyboard fundamentals including
technique, rhythm, note reading, scales, intervals, and primary chords. Non-music majors must have permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1301 Class Piano II (2LB,1CR):
A continuation of MUSC 1300 for the music majors concurrently enrolled in MUSC 1040. Designed to equip students with late-elementary keyboard activities including improvisation, harmonization, sight reading, primary and secondary chords, major and minor scales, solo and ensemble literature. Non-music majors
must have permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: MUSC 1300, or permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1310 Public School Methods: Brass Methods I (2LB,1CR):
Group instruction in brass instruments for the major in music education. Instruments are supplied. This course is designed to provide sufficient background, technique, materials and methods to assist the student in starting elementary and secondary brass players for their ensembles. Additionally, this course is designed to provide the student with ready-made references for their student teaching and future teaching experiences. Prerequisite: MUSC 1030, 1035, 1040, 1045.

MUSC 1315 Public School Methods: Brass Methods II (2LB,1CR)[E]:
Continued group instruction in brass instruments for the major in music education. Instruments are supplied. Prerequisite: MUSC 1030, 1035, 1040, 1045, 1310.

MUSC 1330 Public School Methods: String Methods I (2LB,1CR)[E]:
This course is designed to provide music education majors the opportunity to develop performance skills necessary for the classroom string instructions. Students will learn violin, viola, cello and bass during this course. Prerequisite: MUSC 1030, 1035, 1040, 1045.

MUSC 1335 Public School Methods: String Methods II (2LB,1CR)[E]:
This course is designed to provide music education majors the opportunity to further develop performance skills necessary for teaching strings in a classroom setting. Students will learn advanced techniques on violin, viola, cello and bass during this course. Students will also learn how to play and conduct a classroom strings ensemble. Various levels of repertoire will be discussed and played. Prerequisite: MUSC 1030, 1035, 1040, 1045, 1330.

MUSC 1378 College Band (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4):
Open to all students with experience on brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. Ensemble prepares standard wind band repertoire for one concert
performance per semester. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1384 Marimba Ensemble (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4):
The study and performance of literature written or arranged for ensembles comprised of mallet keyboard percussion. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1388 Jazz Combo (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4):
Small-group performance in various jazz styles. Emphasis on ensemble play and individual improvisation. Student arrangements encouraged. Prerequisite:
MUSC 2060, concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2060, or permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1390 Jazz Ensemble I (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
This laboratory group is open to all students with previous instrumental music experience. The jazz ensemble performs at assemblies, concerts, shows, and on tour. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1400 Collegiate Chorale (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E][CA]:
A selected mixed ensemble open to all students on campus regardless of their field of study. Membership is held to approximately 40- 60 voices. An audition with the instructor determines the final list of singers. Credit is given for attendance at three weekly rehearsals and concert performances. Emphasis is on a wide variety of choral literature, including music of diverse cultures. Prerequisite: audition.

MUSC 1406 Women’s Choir (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4):
A performance class open to all sopranos and altos on campus designed to cover a variety of literature both traditional and multi-cultural, specifically for female
voices. The course offers the non-audition student an opportunity to participate in a choral activity with fewer performance requirements than the two auditioned
choral organizations. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1408 Men’s Choir (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4):
A performance class open to all tenors and basses on campus designed to cover a variety of literature both traditional and multi-cultural, specifically for male
voices. The course offers the non-audition student an opportunity to participate in a choral activity with fewer performance requirements than the two auditioned
choral organizations. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1410 Vocal Ensemble (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
A small vocal ensemble open to all students. The course provides an opportunity to study and perform a variety of diverse popular styles, and culminates in a number of performances in various venues. An audition determines the final roster of ensemble members. Prerequisite: audition with the instructor.

MUSC 1420 Opera Workshop (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
A performance based class open to all singers. Students will learn basic performance techniques and will improve their dramatic abilities through the
performance of an operatic scene.

MUSC 1440 Chamber Orchestra (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
A performance class open to all string players on campus. This course is designed to cover a variety of literature from primarily the Baroque era. Open to
all students on campus, BOCES students and community members regardless of their field of study. Credit is given for attendance at the two weekly rehearsals
and concert performances. Emphasis is placed on the study of stylistic concerns of string performance including bowings, articulations, dynamics and ensembles.
Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1450 Percussion Ensemble (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
Performs selected diverse chamber music for various combinations of percussion instruments and is open to all students with previous percussion experience who can qualify by audition for participation.

MUSC 1451 Mallet Reading Laboratory (1LB,.5CR):
Weekly reading sessions designed to give percussion majors an opportunity to develop their music reading skills in ensemble situations. S/U grade only. Prerequisite: percussion major, or permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1460 Brass Ensemble (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
This group performs selected diverse chamber music and is open to all students with previous brass experience. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1462 Trombone Ensemble (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4):
For trombone players only. Emphasis is placed upon performance quality of selected chamber music in both the classical and jazz styles. Prerequisite:
permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1470 Woodwind Ensemble (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
Performs selected works at various student and public recitals and generally consists of woodwind quintet, quartet, trio, and duet. This group is open to all students with previous instrumental music experience. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 1480 String Ensemble (2LB,1CR) (Max. 4)[E]:
This performing group is specifically designed to explore the string chamber music repertoire. Membership is open to all students with previous string experience. Credit is given for attendance at two weekly rehearsals and concert performances. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 2025 World Music (3L,3CR):
Students learn strategies for how to listen to and compare the sound of various musical cultures. Students will also gain a deeper understanding of the local contexts of these musical expressions and how music carries meaning through complex networks of signification (e.g., ethnic identity, race, class, political, religious, economic, historical, technological, etc.).

MUSC 2030 Written Theory III (3L,3CR)[E]:
A continuation of MUSC 1040. Covers 18thcentury counterpoint; chromatic harmony dealing with borrowed chords, Neapolitan sixth chord, and augmented sixth chords; variation technique; sonata form and rondo forms. Required for all music majors. Prerequisite: MUSC 1040.

MUSC 2035 Aural Theory III (2LB,1CR)[E]:
Instruction in rhythmic dictation (triplets and syncopation), harmonic dictation (all the diatonic triads and dominant, leadingtone seventh chords), melodic dictation
and sightsinging (chromatic melodies). Designed to aid the student in transforming notation into sound and sound into notation. Required for all music majors.
Prerequisite: MUSC 1045.

MUSC 2040 Written Theory IV (3L,3CR)[E]:
A continuation of MUSC 2030. Covers extended chromatic harmony dealing with ninth, 11th, 13th chords, altered dominants, and chromatic mediants; musical practice of post-romantic period; and diverse musical styles of the 20th century. Required for all music majors. Prerequisite: MUSC 2030.

MUSC 2045 Aural Theory IV (2LB,1CR)[E]:
Rhythmic dictation, triples and syncopation, complex meter, harmonic dictation including secondary dominants and modulation, melodic dictation including 20th century harmonic language. Designed to teach melodic intervals and to aid the student in transforming notation into sound and sound into notation. Required for all music majors. A continuation of MUSC 2035. Prerequisite: MUSC 2035.

MUSC 2050 Music History Survey I (3L,3CR) [E]:
A comprehensive study of the history of music with emphasis on period method of study, beginning with the music of the ancient world. This takes the student through the Gregorian Chant and the modes of the 13th and 14th centuries, the Renaissance, church music, both vocal and instrumental, and to the closing of the period known as Baroque, at the death of J. S. Bach in 1750.

MUSC 2055 Music History Survey II (3L,3CR) [E]:
Beginning with the period known as the Classical following the Baroque, the course continues into the Romantic period, Beethoven, 19th-century opera, impressionism, music drama of R. Wagner, and closes with music of the 20th century.

MUSC 2060 Jazz Improvisation I (2LB,1CR):
Offers the jazz-oriented student an
organized approach to learning the
extemporaneous creation of music in the
jazz idiom. This creation is expressed
by music performance. Prerequisite:
permission of the instructor

MUSC 2065 Jazz Improvisation II (2LB,1CR):
A continuation of Jazz Improvisation I. Students will apply skills acquired in Improvisation I to jazz standards while learning more advanced scales, chord structures and techniques. Prerequisite: MUSC 2060.

MUSC 2080 Studio: Baritone Horn II (1- 2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2090 Studio: Bassoon II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2100 Studio: Cello II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2110 Studio: Clarinet II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2120 Studio: Double Bass II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2130 Studio: Flute II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2140 Studio: French Horn II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2150 Studio: Guitar II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2160 Studio: Harp II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2170 Studio: Oboe II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2180 Studio: Organ II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2190 Studio: Percussion II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2200 Studio: Piano II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2210 Studio: Saxophone II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2220 Studio: Trombone II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2230 Studio: Trumpet II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to
non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2240 Studio: Tuba II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2250 Studio: Violin II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2260 Studio: Viola II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2270 Studio: Voice II (1-2CR) (Max. 8):
30- or 60-minute weekly private instruction in the specific instrument. Scheduled studio classes and final jury are required. The 30-minute lesson is open to non-majors. The 60-minute lesson is open to non-majors with the permission of the instructor. A course fee is assessed.

MUSC 2302 Class Piano III (2LB,1CR):
A continuation of MUSC 1301 for music majors currently enrolled in MUSC 2030. Designed to equip students with intermediate-level skills including
improvisation, harmonization, sight reading, chord progressions, all scales and arpeggios, Baroque and Classic keyboard styles. Nonmusic majors must have
permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: MUSC 1301.

MUSC 2303 Class Piano IV (2LB,1CR):
A continuation of MUSC 2302 for music majors concurrently enrolled in MUSC 2040. Designed to introduce the student to accompanying techniques, instrumental
and vocal score reading, C clefs, late intermediate skills including transposition, improvisation, harmonization, sight reading, chord progressions, all scales
and arpeggios, romantic and 20th century keyboard styles. Nonmusic majors must have permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: MUSC 2302.

MUSC 2320 Diction for Singers I (2L,2CR) [E]:
A course to facilitate proper enunciation in English and Italian and help voice students with their repertoire of art songs and operatic arias.

MUSC 2325 Diction for Singers II (2L,2CR) [E]:
A course to facilitate proper enunciation in German and French and help voice students with their repertoire of art songs and operatic arias.

MUSC 2395 Piano Proficiency (0CR):
The piano proficiency examination is a graduation requirement of all music majors. (Pass/fail only)

MUSC 2410 Sound Reinforcement I (2L,2CR):
Introduction to the theory, techniques, and equipment used in sound recording and reinforcement. Topics include acoustics, microphones, recorders, editing,
mixing, and effects. (Fall semester.)

MUSC 2420 Sound Reinforcement II (2L,2CR):
A study of the basic concepts, equipment and techniques used in the operation of an audio recording console. Topics include console function, mixing,
effects, microphone placement and choice, patchbay, and console flow logic. Prerequisite: MUSC 2410. (Spring semester.)

MUSC 2465 Directed Studies in Music: (Subtitle) (1-3CR) (Max. 6):
Individualized investigation of selected topics under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

MUSC 2475 Independent Study Audio/ Recording (1-3CR):
Students will independently produce and engineer a recording project. Prerequisite: completion of or concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2410, 2420, or permission of the instructor.

MUSC 2490 Special Topics in Music: (Subtitle) (1-3CR) (Max. 6):
Special seminar in music. Topics will vary in accordance with student needs. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

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1 p.m. Violin MasterClass
(MU 229)

5

8 a.m. Day of Percussion (Wheeler Concert Hall)

6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18

19

2:30 p.m. Flute Ensemble Concert (Wheeler Concert Hall)

 

20 21 22

23

7:30 p.m. Jazz Night (Wheeler Concert Hall)

24

North Platte District Festival (Music Building)

25

North Platte District Festival (Music Building)

26

7:30 p.m. UW Trio-RedStone Recital Series (Wheeler Concert Hall)

27

3 p.m. Bouchard/Stewart Student Recital
(Wheeler Concert Hall)

28

 

29 30      

May 2014

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
       

1

7:30 p.m. Percussion Ensemble Concert (Wheeler Concert Hall)

2

7:30 p.m. Opera Workshop Performance (Wheeler Concert Hall)

3

4

2:00 p.m. Music of the Masters Choral Concert (Wheeler Concert Hall)

5

6

7:30 p.m. Percussion Studio Recital (Wheeler Concert Hall)

7

12 p.m. Honor's Convocation (Wheeler Concert Hall)

8

7:30 p.m. 5th Annual Small Ensemble Concert (Wheeler Concert Hall)

9

10

3:00 p.m. Band Concert (Wheeler Concert Hall)

11

12

Finals Week

13

Finals Week

14

Finals Week

7:00 p.m. Strings Studio Recital
(MU 112)

15

Finals Week

16

Commencment

17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

 

Please note calendars are updated frequently.

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