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    • MUSC-1000 Comprehensive Music Laboratory
      Description

      Attending formal musical performances and participating in studio and ensemble laboratories at least one hour per week as specified by the Department of Music. Music majors and minors are required to enroll for a grade of S or U.

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    • MUSC-1100 Music Appreciation
      Description

      A listener's guide to Western classical music styles through recordings, through live performances, and through other media. Meets Core area C Humanities and Fine Arts requirement.

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    • MUSC-1110 Survey of World Music
      Description

      A listener's guide to non-Western musical styles through recordings, through live performances, and through other media. The course surveys selected music from various cultures throughout the world. Meets Core area B Institutional Options requirement.

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    • MUSC-1120 Survey of Jazz, Rock, and Popular Music
      Description

      A listener's guide to Jazz, Rock, and Popular musical styles through recordings, through live performances, and through other media. Meets Core area C Humanities and Fine Arts requirement.

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    • MUSC-1302 Music Theory II
      Description

      Continuation of MUSC 1301 to seventh chords and secondary dominant chords, chromatic harmony (augmented and Neapolitan sixth chords) through ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth chords. Students complete assignments by using traditional methods and by using the tools of music technology. MUSC 1402 must be taken concurrently.

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    • MUSC-1402 Aural Skills II
      Description

      Continuation of MUSC 1401, including sight-singing major and minor melodies development of rhythm skills and training the ear to hear functional harmonic progressions. Introduction to sight-singing chromatic melodies, further development of rhythm skills, and training the ear to hear chromatic harmonic progressions. Students complete assignments by using traditional methods and by using the tools of music technology. MUSC 1302 must be taken concurrently.

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    • MUSC-1502 Keyboard Skills II
      Description

      Continuation of MUSC 1501. Fundamentals and development of technical and functional skills, including keyboard theory and technique, music reading, sight reading, harmonization, transposition, and improvisation with more emphasis on keyboard theory, including major scales and four-part harmony, sight reading, transposition, improvisation, harmonization, and repertoire. Introduction to chord progressions using secondary chords in major and minor keys, accompaniment styles, and improvisation. May be exempted by departmental exam. Should be taken concurrently with MUSC 1302 and 1402.

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    • MUSC-2302 Music Theory IV
      Description

      Continuation of MUSC 2301. Forms and analytic techniques of Romantic and Impressionist music. Introduction to styles, forms, and analytic techniques of twentieth-century music, including serial, jazz, and electronic. Students complete assignments by using traditional methods and by using the tools of music technology. MUSC 2402 must be taken concurrently.

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    • MUSC-2402 Aural Skills IV
      Description

      Continuation of MUSC 2401, including sight-singing advanced modulatory melodies, sight-singing atonal melodies, further development of rhythm skills. Students complete assignments by using traditional methods and by using the tools of music technology. MUSC 2302 must be taken concurrently.

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    • MUSC-2502 Keyboard Skills IV
      Description

      Continuation of MUSC 2501 with emphasis on modal, chromatic, and whole-tone scales, sight reading accompaniments of vocal and instrumental solos, transposition, improvisation, and repertoire including patriotic songs. Passing this course satisfies the departmental keyboard proficiency requirements. May be exempted by departmental exam.

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    • MUSC-2600A Principal Applied: Piano
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600C Principal Applied: Voice
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600F Principal Applied: Flute
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600G Principal Applied: Oboe
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600I Principal Applied: Clarinet
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600K Principal Applied: Saxophone
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600M Principal Applied: Trumpet
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600N Principal Applied: Trombone
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600O Principal Applied: Euphonium
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600P Principal Applied: Tuba
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2600Q Principal Applied: Percussion
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the lower-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-2700 Wind Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of wind band literature from original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music major students.

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    • MUSC-2710 Symphony Band
      Description

      The study and performance of wind band literature from original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open to music-major and non-music major students.

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    • MUSC-2730 Jazz Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for jazz ensembles from original, transcribed, contemporary and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music major students.

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    • MUSC-2750 Concert Choir
      Description

      The study and performance of choral literature from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open to music-major and non-music major students.

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    • MUSC-2760 Chamber Singers
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for vocal chamber ensembles from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music major students.

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    • MUSC-2770 Opera Workshop
      Description

      The study and performance of operatic literature from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music major students.

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    • MUSC-2800F Small Ensemble: Saxophone Choir
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-2800M Small Ensemble: Brass Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-2800N Small Ensemble: Percussion Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-2800P Small Ensemble: Basketball Band
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-3230 Technology in Composition & Improvisation
      Description

      Beginning studies in combining musical elements in an artistic fashion by using the tools of music technology. Students complete composition projects and study basic improvisation techniques.

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    • MUSC-3601 Woodwind Techniques and Materials
      Description

      Principles, fundamentals, and techniques of playing and teaching flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and saxophone. Includes a survey of instructional materials and literature for woodwind instruments.

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    • MUSC-3602 Brass Techniques and Materials
      Description

      Principles, fundamentals, and techniques of playing and teaching trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Includes a survey of instructional materials and literature for brass instruments.

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    • MUSC-3702 Western Music After 1825 and World Music
      Description

      A survey of selected musical styles, composers, and genres of American and European art music 1825-present and non-Western music. Preparation of a research paper involves use of the tools of information and word-processing technology. A Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) course.

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    • MUSC-3850 Conducting
      Description

      A study of the fundamentals of conducting instrumental and choral ensembles including baton techniques, interpretation leadership, score analysis, and repertoire. Students have the opportunity to conduct small and large ensembles. A Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) course.

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    • MUSC-4011 Choral Methods and Materials
      Description

      Principles, procedures, techniques, literature, tools, methods, and materials used in teaching choral music. Includes a field-experience component.

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    • MUSC-4021 Instrumental Methods and Materials
      Description

      Principles, procedures, techniques, literature, tools, methods, and materials used in teaching instrumental music. Includes a field-experience component.

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    • MUSC-4040 Principles and Methods of Music Learning and Teaching
      Description

      Research-based teaching and learning principles, methods, and materials for the music classroom. Includes content lesson design for students of diverse needs, level-appropriate learner engagement, alignment of assessment and goals, and professional practices. Includes a field experience component. Passage or exemption of GACE Program Admission Assessment is a prerequisite for this course.

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    • MUSC-4172 Keyboard Literature After 1825
      Description

      A survey of standard keyboard literature after 1825.

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    • MUSC-4186 Teaching Internship
      Description

      Teaching one semester in the public schools under the supervision of an experienced, qualified classroom teacher on the level of and in the field of intended certification. A seminar is scheduled as an integral part of the student - teaching sequence. Meeting times and places are scheduled by the individual university supervisors (S, U or I grades).

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    • MUSC-4187 Teaching Internship
      Description

      Teaching one semester in the public schools under the supervision of an experienced, qualified classroom teacher on the level of and in the field of intended certification. A seminar is scheduled as an integral part of the student - teaching sequence. Meeting times and places are scheduled by the individual university supervisors (S, U or I grades).

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    • MUSC-4188 Teaching Internship
      Description

      Teaching one semester in the public schools under the supervision of an experienced, qualified classroom teacher on the level of and in the field of intended certification. A seminar is scheduled as an integral part of the student - teaching sequence. Meeting times and places are scheduled by the individual university supervisors (S, U or I grades).

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    • MUSC-4600A Principal Applied: Piano
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is form the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600C Principal Applied: Voice
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600E Principal Applied: Guitar
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600F Principal Applied: Flute
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600G Principal Applied: Oboe
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600I Principal Applied: Clarinet
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600J Principal Applied: Bassoon
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600K Principal Applied: Saxophone
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600L Principal Applied: Horn
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600M Principal Applied: Trumpet
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is form the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600N Principal Applied: Trombone
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600O Principal Applied: Euphonium
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600P Principal Applied: Tuba
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4600Q Principal Applied: Percussion
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors at the upper-division level on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for credit. One 25-minute lesson per week for 1 credit hour. One 50-minute lesson per week for 2-3 credit hours. Repertoire requirements increase with credit hours. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4610C Secondary Applied: Voice
      Description

      Private lessons for undergraduate music majors on a secondary instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is form the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one or two hours of credit--one 25-minute lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-4700 Wind Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of wind band literature from original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music- major students.

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    • MUSC-4710 Symphony Band
      Description

      The study and performance of wind band literature from original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4720 Marching Band
      Description

      The study and performance of musical and visual programs for marching band. Includes the presentation of performances for home football games and for selected out-of-town games and exhibitions. Pre-season band camp required. Open to music- major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4730 Jazz Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for jazz ensembles from original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4750 Concert Choir
      Description

      The study and performance of choral literature from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4760 Chamber Singers
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for vocal chamber ensembles from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4770 Opera Workshop
      Description

      The study and performance of operatic literature from traditional, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4800F Small Ensemble: Saxophone Choir
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on- campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4800M Small Ensemble: Brass Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on- campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4800N Small Ensemble: Percussion Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on- campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4800P Small Ensemble: Basketball Band
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional, original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. May include on- campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-4850 Applied Conducting
      Description

      Advanced lessons in choral or instrumental conducting; score reading and analysis; rehearsal techniques and ensemble development; problems in tempo, balance, style, and phrasing; mixed meters and other contemporary problems. Students have the opportunity to conduct ensembles.

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    • MUSC-5700 Wind Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of wind band literature from original, transcribed, contemporary, and diverse cultural sources. Includes on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by audition to music-major and non-music- major students.

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    • MUSC-5800F Small Ensemble: Saxophone Choir
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional original transcribed contemporary and diverse cultural sources. May included on-campus and sometimes off-campus performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music major students.

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    • MUSC-5800M Small Ensemble: Brass Ensemble
      Description

      The study and performance of literature composed for small ensembles from traditional original transcribed contemporary and diverse cultural sources. May include on-campus and sometimes off-campus Performances. Open by permission to music-major and non-music-major students.

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    • MUSC-6110 History and Philosophy of Music Education
      Description

      Philosophical and historical foundations of music education with concentration on trends, influences, developments, personalities, and materials in school music teaching in the United States.

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    • MUSC-6220 Music Theory
      Description

      In-depth study of musical elements (eg: pitch, duration, texture, timbre, form, and intensity) and their interaction with works of all styles. Includes visual and aural analytical studies on the music of various composers.

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    • MUSC-6600C Principal Applied: Voice
      Description

      Private lessons for music majors on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic and aesthetic elements of artistic performances. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one, two or three hours of credit--one 25 minute lesson per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour.

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    • MUSC-6600K Principal Applied: Saxophone
      Description

      Private lessons for majors on the principal instrument or voice. Lessons include studies in technical, stylistic and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Repertory studied is from the standard literature. All courses are repeatable for one, two or three hours of credit-- 25-minute-lesson per week per credit hour. An applied music fee is charged per credit hour enrolled.

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    • MUSC-6999 Thesis in Music
      Description

      Development, preparation, and completion of a thesis document. It is expected that the manuscript will demonstrate high standards of scholarship. Once the topic has been chosen, a formal proposal is prepared. The proposal, when fully developed, must be approved by the candidate's thesis committee. During the research and writing of the thesis document, the candidate is advised to consult regularly with the major professor and the other members of the thesis committee. Following approval of the committee, the document must be defended orally.

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