Music Major, Performance Concentration (Keyboard Primary) (B.Mus.) - Undergraduate - 2015 University Catalog

The B.Mus. program in Performance focuses on the mastery of technical skills, broad solo and ensemble experience, and the nurturing of artistic growth to help students reach their full potential.

For further information: Cali School of Music; Academic Program Information

Curriculum Requirements: All university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree. In addition, the following requirements apply to the major.

 


PERFORMANCE CONCENTRATION (KEYBOARD)

Complete 97 semester hours including the following 8 requirement(s):

  1. MUSIC THEORY/AURAL SKILLS

    Complete 12 courses for 24 semester hours:

    MUCP 101 Theory I (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 102 Theory II (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 103 Aural Skills I (3 hours lecture) 1
    MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
    MUCP 201 Theory III (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 202 Theory IV (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 203 Aural Skills III (3 hours lecture) 1
    MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV (3 hours lecture) 1
    MUCP 303 Theory V-Counterpoint (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 304 Theory VI-Orchestration (3 hours lecture) 3
    MUCP 310 Keyboard Harmony I (2 hours studio) 1
    MUCP 311 Keyboard Harmony II (2 hours studio) 1
  2. APPLIED MUSIC

    Complete the following 3 requirements for a total of 30 semester hours:

    1. Complete 4 courses for 8 semester hours:

      MUAP 121 Applied Music I 2
      MUAP 122 Applied Music II 2
      MUAP 223 Applied Music III 2
      MUAP 224 Applied Music IV 2
    2. Complete 4 courses for 16 semester hours:

      MUAP 345 Applied Music V 4
      MUAP 346 Applied Music VI 4
      MUAP 447 Applied Music VII 4
      MUAP 448 Applied Music VIII 4
    3. Complete 3 courses for 6 semester hours from the following list.

      MUAS 121 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) I 2
      MUAS 122 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) II 2
      MUAS 223 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) III 2
      MUAS 224 Applied Music (Additional Instrument) IV 2
  3. PERFORMANCE PRACTICUM

    Complete for 5.5 semester hours.

    MUPR 140 Performance Practicum for Performance Majors 0.5
  4. RECITALS

    1. SOPHMORE/JUNIOR RECITAL

      Complete 1 course for 1 semester hours from the following list.

      MUPR 295 Sophomore Recital 1
      MUPR 395 Junior Recital 1
    2. SENIOR RECITAL

      Complete for 1 semester hours.

      MUPR 495 Senior Recital 1
  5. ENSEMBLES

    Complete the following 4 requirements:

    1. CHOIR

      Complete for 3 semester hours.

      MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
    2. COLLEGIUM MUSICUM

      Complete for 0.5 semester hours.

      MUEN 140 Collegium Musicum 0.5
    3. CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

      Complete 2.5 semester hours from the following list.

      MUEN 101 Montclair State University Singers 0.5
      MUEN 130 Opera Workshop (4 hours lecture) 0.5
      MUEN 140 Collegium Musicum 0.5
      MUEN 180 Chamber Ensemble Performance 0.5
      MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble (2 hours studio) 0.5
    4. ENSEMBLE ELECTIVE

      Complete 1 semester hours from the following list.

      MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
      MUEN 101 Montclair State University Singers 0.5
      MUEN 110 Orchestra (4.5 hours studio) 0.5
      MUEN 120 Band 0.5
      MUEN 130 Opera Workshop (4 hours lecture) 0.5
      MUEN 140 Collegium Musicum 0.5
      MUEN 180 Chamber Ensemble Performance 0.5
      MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble (2 hours studio) 0.5
  6. HISTORY & LITERATURE

    Complete the following 3 requirement(s):

    1. KEYBOARD LITERATURE/MUSIC HISTORY

      Complete 5 courses for 13 semester hours:

      MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 407 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture) 3
      MULT 201 Keyboard Literature I (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 202 Keyboard Literature II (2 hours lecture) 2
    2. MUSIC LITERATURE

      Complete 2 courses for 4 semester hours from the following list.

      MULT 230 Vocal Repertory from Monody to Mozart (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 231 The 19th Century Song: Lied and Melodie (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 232 The 20th Century Art Song (2 hours lecture) 2
    3. WORLD MUSIC

      Complete 1 course for 3 semester hours:

      MUHS 106 Diverse Worlds of Music (3 hours lecture) 3
  7. CONDUCTING

    Complete for 2 semester hours.

    MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting (2 hours lecture) 2
  8. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    Complete the following 2 requirements:

    1. Complete 2 courses for 5 semester hours:

      MUPR 436 Piano Pedagogy I (2 hours studio) 2
      MUTC 101 Music and Computer Technology I (3 hours lecture) 3
    2. Complete 1.5 semester hours of Music Electives (choose any music course not previously used in major).

      MUAP 111 Applied Music I 1
      MUAP 112 Applied Music II 1
      MUAP 121 Applied Music I 2
      MUAP 122 Applied Music II 2
      MUAP 141 Applied Music I 4
      MUAP 142 Applied Music II 4
      MUAP 213 Applied Music III 1
      MUAP 214 Applied Music IV 1
      MUAP 223 Applied Music III 2
      MUAP 224 Applied Music IV 2
      MUAP 243 Applied Music III 4
      MUAP 244 Applied Music IV 4
      MUAP 315 Applied Music V 1
      MUAP 316 Applied Music VI 1
      MUAP 325 Applied Music V 2
      MUAP 326 Applied Music VI 2
      MUAP 345 Applied Music V 4
      MUAP 346 Applied Music VI 4
      MUAP 417 Applied Music VII 1
      MUAP 418 Applied Music VIII 1
      MUAP 427 Applied Music VII 2
      MUAP 428 Applied Music VIII 2
      MUAP 447 Applied Music VII 4
      MUAP 448 Applied Music VIII 4
      MUCP 101 Theory I (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 102 Theory II (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 103 Aural Skills I (3 hours lecture) 1
      MUCP 104 Aural Skills II 1
      MUCP 122 Advanced Music Theory and Aural Skills for Musical Theatre (1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab) 2
      MUCP 201 Theory III (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 202 Theory IV (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 203 Aural Skills III (3 hours lecture) 1
      MUCP 204 Aural Skills IV (3 hours lecture) 1
      MUCP 241 Musical Composition (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUCP 245 Private Study in Composition I 2
      MUCP 246 Private Study in Composition II 2
      MUCP 250 Jazz Theory (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 303 Theory V-Counterpoint (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 304 Theory VI-Orchestration (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 305 Aural Skills V (3 hours lecture) 1
      MUCP 306 Aural Skills VI (3 hours lecture) 1
      MUCP 310 Keyboard Harmony I (2 hours studio) 1
      MUCP 311 Keyboard Harmony II (2 hours studio) 1
      MUCP 320 Guitar Fingerboard Harmony I (2 hours studio) 1
      MUCP 321 Guitar Fingerboard Harmony II (2 hours studio) 1
      MUCP 340 Structural Analysis (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUCP 345 Private Study in Composition III 2
      MUCP 346 Private Study in Composition IV 2
      MUCP 355 Jazz Arranging (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUCP 405 Selected Topics in Theoretical Studies (1 hour lecture) 1
      MUCP 412 Electronic Music Composition (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUCP 415 Theory Pedagogy (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUCP 445 Private Study in Composition V 3
      MUCP 446 Private Study in Composition VI 3
      MUCP 460 Manuscript Preparation (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUCP 499 Independent Study In Music Theory/Composition 1-4
      MUED 105 Instrumental Techniques: Strings I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUED 106 Instrumental Techniques: Strings II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUED 132 Marching Band Techniques (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUED 200 Introduction to Music Education (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUED 201 Practicum in Music Education I 1
      MUED 202 Practicum in Music Education II 1
      MUED 203 Foundations of Music Education (2 hours lecture, 1 hour field experience) 3
      MUED 301 Laboratory Ensemble (1 hour lab) 0.5
      MUED 304 Instrumental Techniques: Brass I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUED 305 Instrumental Techniques: Brass II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUED 306 Percussion Instruments (2 hours studio) 1
      MUED 307 Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUED 308 Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II 1
      MUED 320 Music Classroom Methods I (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUED 321 Music Classroom Methods II (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUED 336 Teaching of Elementary/Middle School Instrumental Music (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUED 419 Choral Methods (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUED 420 Instrumental Methods (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUED 435 Conducting for Music Educators (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUED 499 Independent Study in Music Education 1-4
      MUEN 100 Montclair State University Chorale 0.5
      MUEN 101 Montclair State University Singers 0.5
      MUEN 110 Orchestra (4.5 hours studio) 0.5
      MUEN 120 Band 0.5
      MUEN 130 Opera Workshop (4 hours lecture) 0.5
      MUEN 140 Collegium Musicum 0.5
      MUEN 162 Electronic Music Ensemble (2 hours studio) 0.5
      MUEN 170 Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble (Private music lesson) 0.5
      MUEN 171 Balkan Music Ensemble (1.5 hours lab) 0.5
      MUEN 180 Chamber Ensemble Performance 0.5
      MUEN 190 Jazz Ensemble (2 hours studio) 0.5
      MUGN 109 Introduction to Jazz (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUGN 120 Rap and Rock as Cultural Phenomena (2 hours lecture, 1 hour lab) 3
      MUGN 150 Influence of Afro-American Culture on Music (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUGN 160 Introduction to Music in World Cultures (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 106 Diverse Worlds of Music (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 307 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 308 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 400 Selected Topics in Music I (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 403 Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 404 Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 407 Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 408 Problems in Music Historiography (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 409 Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 410 Music of the 19th Century (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 411 Genre, Style, Form (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 412 Esthetics of Music (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUHS 499 Independent Study in Music History and Literature 1-4
      MULT 201 Keyboard Literature I (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 202 Keyboard Literature II (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 220 Guitar Literature and Techniques I (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 221 Guitar Literature and Techniques II (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 230 Vocal Repertory from Monody to Mozart (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 231 The 19th Century Song: Lied and Melodie (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 232 The 20th Century Art Song (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 276 Instrumental Literature I (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 277 Instrumental Literature II (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 301 Jazz Literature I (2 hours lecture) 2
      MULT 302 Jazz Literature II 2
      MUPR 060 Music Theatre Practicum 1
      MUPR 100 Class Piano for the Non-Music Major (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUPR 101 Class Piano for the Non-Music Major II (3 hours studio) 3
      MUPR 103 Voice Class for the Non-Music Major (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUPR 105 Modern Guitar Workshop (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUPR 130 Introduction to Diction: English and Italian (2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory) 1
      MUPR 131 Diction Overview: German and French (2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory) 1
      MUPR 139 Performance Practicum 0
      MUPR 140 Performance Practicum for Performance Majors 0.5
      MUPR 199 Opera Coaching (Special fee) 0
      MUPR 200 Vocal Coaching 0
      MUPR 204 Piano Accompanying (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUPR 210 Jazz Keyboard and Theory 2
      MUPR 255 Problems of Performance (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUPR 295 Sophomore Recital 1
      MUPR 335 Elementary Conducting (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUPR 340 Italian Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 341 Italian Repertory and Diction II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 342 French Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 343 French Repertory And Diction II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 344 German Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 345 German Repertory and Diction II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 346 English Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 347 English Repertory and Diction II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 395 Junior Recital 1
      MUPR 400 Selected Topics in Music I (2 hours lecture) 1.5
      MUPR 401 Selected Topics in Music II (2 hours lecture) 1.5
      MUPR 410 Beginning Jazz Improvisation (2 hours studio) 1
      MUPR 411 Jazz Pedagogy (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUPR 429 Choral Conducting (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUPR 436 Piano Pedagogy I (2 hours studio) 2
      MUPR 437 Piano Pedagogy II (2 hours studio) 2
      MUPR 439 Pedagogy I (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUPR 441 Pedagogy Of The Voice (2 hours lecture) 3
      MUPR 461 Project in Music I: Opera Production (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUPR 471 Commercial Musical Skills (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUPR 485 Senior Recital: Music Education 0
      MUPR 495 Senior Recital 1
      MUPR 499 Independent Study In Music Performance 1-4
      MUTC 101 Music and Computer Technology I (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUTC 102 Music and Computer Technology II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUTC 103 Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio I (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUTC 104 Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio II (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUTC 200 Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology 1-2
      MUTC 211 Practicum in Audio Technology 2
      MUTC 299 Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology 1-2
      MUTC 400 Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology 1-4
      MUTC 402 Selected Topics in the Field of Audio Technology (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUTC 499 Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology 1-4
      MUTH 100 Introduction to Music Therapy (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUTH 110 Therapy and Observation Skills for Music Therapy (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUTH 115 Music Therapy Practicum I 1
      MUTH 200 Methods and Materials in Music Therapy (2 hours lecture) 2
      MUTH 205 Music Therapy Practicum II 1
      MUTH 306 Piano Accompanying Techniques for the Music Therapist (2 hours studio) 1
      MUTH 307 Piano Improvisation for the Music Therapist (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUTH 310 Music Therapy with Children (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUTH 315 Music Therapy Practicum III 1
      MUTH 320 Psychological Foundations of Music I (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUTH 325 Music Therapy Practicum IV 1
      MUTH 400 Music Therapy Training Group (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUTH 410 Music Therapy with Adults (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUTH 415 Music Therapy Practicum V 1
      MUTH 420 Psychological Foundations of Music II (3 hours lecture) 3
      MUTH 425 Music Therapy Practicum VI 1
      MUTH 430 Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) (2 hours lecture) 1
      MUTH 495 Internship in Music Therapy 1
      MUTH 499 Independent Study in Music Therapy 0.5-4

Course Descriptions:

MUAP111: Applied Music I

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP112: Applied Music II

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only: MUAP 111.

MUAP121: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only. John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP122: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 121.

MUAP141: Applied Music I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP142: Applied Music II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 141.

MUAP213: Applied Music III

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 112.

MUAP214: Applied Music IV

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 213.

MUAP223: Applied Music III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 122.

MUAP224: Applied Music IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 223.

MUAP243: Applied Music III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 122 or MUAP 142.

MUAP244: Applied Music IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 243.

MUAP315: Applied Music V

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 214.

MUAP316: Applied Music VI

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 315.

MUAP325: Applied Music V

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 224.

MUAP326: Applied Music VI

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 325.

MUAP345: Applied Music V

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 224.

MUAP346: Applied Music VI

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 345.

MUAP417: Applied Music VII

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, MUAP 316.

MUAP418: Applied Music VIII

Fifteen half-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 417.

MUAP427: Applied Music VII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 326.

MUAP428: Applied Music VIII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAP447: Applied Music VII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May not be repeated for credit. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 346.

MUAP448: Applied Music VIII

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. 4 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUAP 447.

MUAS121: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) I

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 6.0 credits. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS122: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) II

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 6.0 credits. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUAS223: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) III

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 6.0 credits. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Assigned at the discretion of the chair of John J.Cali School of Music.

MUAS224: Applied Music (Additional Instrument) IV

Fifteen one-hour lessons per semester, private instruction. May be repeated twice for a total of 6.0 credits. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Assigned at the discretion of the chair of John J.Cali School of Music.

MUCP101: Theory I (3 hours lecture)

Study of harmony, counterpoint and musical analysis of small forms. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP102: Theory II (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUCP 101. Must be taken with MUCP 104. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 101; Music (MUSC) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP103: Aural Skills I (3 hours lecture)

Sight reading and dictation in major and minor modes, using diatonic chord progressions. Basic solfeggio. Must be taken with MUCP 101. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) or Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP104: Aural Skills II

Continuation of MUCP 103; must be taken with MUCP 102. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 103; Music (MUSC) or Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUCP122: Advanced Music Theory and Aural Skills for Musical Theatre (1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab)

Comprehensive study of concepts and skills in music theory and aural training for the musical theatre student, including sightsinging, music dictation and transposition, elaborate chord structure and harmonic analysis and styles using literature from the musical theatre cannon. Facilitated with an enhanced application of keyboard skills germane to this degree dictated by concurrent industry standards. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102 and MUCP 104.

MUCP201: Theory III (3 hours lecture)

Chromatic harmony; intermediate contrapuntal techniques; analysis of the larger instrumental forms. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP202: Theory IV (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUCP 201. Must be taken with MUCP 204. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 201; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP203: Aural Skills III (3 hours lecture)

Chromatic and non-tonal sight reading and dictation. "Fixed do" Solfeggio. To be taken with MUCP 201. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 104; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP204: Aural Skills IV (3 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUCP 203. Must be taken with MUCP 202. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 203; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP241: Musical Composition (2 hours lecture)

Practical exploration of the various trends in the 20th century composition. Previous course MUCP 141 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102; Music (MUSC) majors only.

MUCP245: Private Study in Composition I

Restricted to majors in theory/composition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

MUCP246: Private Study in Composition II

Restricted to majors in theory/composition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 245.

MUCP250: Jazz Theory (3 hours lecture)

Comprehensive study of jazz harmony including in-depth inquiry into past and present common practice. Basic concepts such as chordal structures, progressions, diatonic reharmonization, pentatonic scales, and harmonic rhythm. Previous course MUCP 350 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MSSN 102.

MUCP303: Theory V-Counterpoint (3 hours lecture)

Study of part writing, species and free contrapuntal practices and techniques. Contrapuntal and layer analysis. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202; Music majors only.

MUCP304: Theory VI-Orchestration (3 hours lecture)

Study of compositional and arranging techniques appropriate to writing for individual instruments and voices and for ensembles of various size and character. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202, Music majors only.

MUCP305: Aural Skills V (3 hours lecture)

Continue development of skills in notating/analyzing music that is heard or performing written music either vocally or with instruments. Exposure to large works in open-score, using clef transposition; introduction to non-Western musical materials and works outside of common-practice period. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 204; Music majors only.

MUCP306: Aural Skills VI (3 hours lecture)

Continue development of skills in notating/analyzing music that is heard or performing written music either vocally or with instruments. Exposure to large works in open-score using clef transposition; introduction to non-Western musical materials and works outside of common-practice period. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 305; Music majors only.

MUCP310: Keyboard Harmony I (2 hours studio)

Skills pianists will need as professional performers, therapists, and educators. Harmonization, transposition, improvisation, realization of figured bass, reduction of open scores, and sightreading. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 201.

MUCP311: Keyboard Harmony II (2 hours studio)

Continuation of MUCP 310. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 310; Music majors or minors only.

MUCP320: Guitar Fingerboard Harmony I (2 hours studio)

All scale, arpeggio, triad and chord forms in every key and position will be performed and learned from a visual perspective which aids in transposition and memorization. Performing figured bass patterns, harmonizing melodies, analyzing harmonic progressions score reading, creating grand staff reductions and learning the different jazz chord symbols develops the necessary skills for a teaching and performing guitarist. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 201.

MUCP321: Guitar Fingerboard Harmony II (2 hours studio)

All scale, arpeggio, triad and chord forms in every key and position will be performed and learned from a visual perspective which aids in transposition and memorization. Performing figured bass patterns, harmonizing melodies, analyzing harmonic progressions score reading, creating grand staff reductions and learning the different jazz chord symbols develops the necessary skills for a teaching and performing guitarist. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102.

MUCP340: Structural Analysis (2 hours lecture)

Formal organization of selected compositions. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202; Music majors only.

MUCP345: Private Study in Composition III

Restricted to majors in theory/composition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 246.

MUCP346: Private Study in Composition IV

Restricted to majors in theory/composition. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 345.

MUCP355: Jazz Arranging (3 hours lecture)

An introduction to the concepts of jazz arranging and orchestration. Students will be given the tools to arrange and orchestrate for various sizes of jazz and/or contemporary ensembles. Concepts for creating two, three and five horn arrangements will be presented. The rhythm section, as used in both large and small groups, will be dealt with in depth. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 250.

MUCP405: Selected Topics in Theoretical Studies (1 hour lecture)

Research and discussion of selected topics in theoretical studies focusing on stylistic and analytical problems to be offered as short term courses. May be repeated once for a maximum of 2.0 credits. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 304; Music majors only.

MUCP412: Electronic Music Composition (2 hours lecture)

Exploration of electronic music techniques; practical experience in both concrete and synthesizer music. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202; Music majors only.

MUCP415: Theory Pedagogy (2 hours lecture)

A survey of pedagogical approaches to music theory. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202; Music majors only.

MUCP445: Private Study in Composition V

Restricted to majors in theory/composition. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, MUPC 346.

MUCP446: Private Study in Composition VI

Restricted to majors in theory/composition. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, MUCP 445.

MUCP460: Manuscript Preparation (2 hours lecture)

Study of methods of manuscript preparation, copying techniques and practical problems involved in preparing commercial scores for recording, film and background playing. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 101.

MUCP499: Independent Study In Music Theory/Composition

Project and/or study area planned with sponsoring faculty member. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUED105: Instrumental Techniques: Strings I (2 hours lecture)

Basic playing skills and pedagogical techniques for teaching violin and viola at the elementary and secondary school levels. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUED106: Instrumental Techniques: Strings II (2 hours lecture)

Basic playing skills and pedagogical techniques for teaching cello and string bass at the elementary and secondary school levels. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music (MUSC) majors only.

MUED132: Marching Band Techniques (2 hours lecture)

Methods, organization and planning; drill design, playing, rehearsal techniques. Music majors only. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUED200: Introduction to Music Education (2 hours lecture)

Methodologies, techniques and materials of music education. Philosophical and practical foundations and applications of learning theories. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; Music majors only.

MUED201: Practicum in Music Education I

Supervised observation and participation in public school music classes and activities. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 200.

MUED202: Practicum in Music Education II

Development of teaching skills by observation of public school music instruction and by serving as a teacher's aide. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 320; Music Education concentration only.

MUED203: Foundations of Music Education (2 hours lecture, 1 hour field experience)

This course introduces the fundamental concepts and issues in music education. Topics such as advocacy, philosophy, musical understanding, and what it means to be a good music teacher are addressed. Readings in music education, MSU's Center of Pedagogy's Portrait of a Teacher, and observations in the schools comprise a large part of the course. Students are expected to demonstrate critical thinking and writing skills. This course serves as preparation for the teacher admissions program as well as more advanced courses in music education. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

MUED301: Laboratory Ensemble (1 hour lab)

Study of rehearsal and conducting techniques, performance procedures, and application of skills involving secondary instruments. May be repeated four times for a total of 2 credits. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 335; two of the following: MUED 105, MUED 106, MUED 304, MUED 305, MUED 306, MUED 307, MUED 308.

MUED304: Instrumental Techniques: Brass I (2 hours lecture)

Basic playing skills and pedagogical techniques for teaching trumpet and French horn at the elementary and secondary school levels. Previous course MUED 205 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 203.

MUED305: Instrumental Techniques: Brass II (2 hours lecture)

Basic playing skills and pedagogical techniques for teaching trombone, baritone horn/euphanium, and tuba at the elementary and secondary school levels. May be repeated twice for a total of 3 credits. Previous course MUED 207 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 203.

MUED306: Percussion Instruments (2 hours studio)

Elementary skills on snare drum, bass drum, timpani, cymbals, bells, etc.; materials and methods for teaching these instruments in the classroom. Music majors only. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 203.

MUED307: Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I (2 hours lecture)

Basic playing skills and pedagogical techniques for teaching clarinet and saxophone at the elementary and secondary school levels. Previous course MUED 206 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 203.

MUED308: Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II

Basic playing skills and pedagogical techniques for teaching oboe, flute, and bassoon at the elementary and secondary levels. May be repeated twice for a total of 3 credits. Previous course MUED 208 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 203.

MUED320: Music Classroom Methods I (3 hours lecture)

Processes of music teaching which enhance problem solving and critical thinking on the part of the student. Principles of designing strategies which encourage the development of music skills, creative musical thinking, and positive attitudes in both the general and instrumental classroom setting. Sequential curriculum. Discussion of current methodologies. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 203; Music majors only.

MUED321: Music Classroom Methods II (3 hours lecture)

Musical approaches, activities, and materials appropriate for middle and high school non-performance classes. Special consideration given to musical and intellectual needs of developing adolescents and to current issues in Arts Education. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUED 320.

MUED336: Teaching of Elementary/Middle School Instrumental Music (3 hours lecture)

This course will cover all aspects of implementing procedures for future music educators to effectively teach elementary and middle school instrumental music. It will range from selecting and implementing quality musical materials in instrumental lessons and rehearsals, setting up lesson schedules, teaching of rhythm, teaching beginning and intermediate group lessons, planning rehearsal procedures and performances, planning ways for the music program to interact with the community, to handling administrative matters pertaining to the instrumental music program. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Three of the four techniques classes: MUED 105, 205, 206, 306.

MUED419: Choral Methods (3 hours lecture)

This course will seek to provide an in-depth exploration of the teaching of choral music as applied to the school music program from the elementary level through secondary. Topics will include items such as program philosophy, recruitment and retention, program organization and management, literature selection and ensemble pedagogy. Previous course MUED 334 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 335.

MUED420: Instrumental Methods (3 hours lecture)

This course will seek to provide an in-depth exploration of the teaching of instrumental music as applied to the school music program from elementary level through secondary. Topics will include items such as program philosophy, recruitment and retention, program organization and management, literature selection, and ensemble pedagogy. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 335.

MUED435: Conducting for Music Educators (2 hours lecture)

Rehearsal and performance techniques involved in conducting elementary and secondary school ensembles. Hands on conducting of Lab Ensemble. Previous course MUED 335 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 335.

MUED499: Independent Study in Music Education

Project and/or study area planned with sponsoring faculty member. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUEN100: Montclair State University Chorale

Montclair State University Chorale. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 030 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

MUEN101: Montclair State University Singers

Study through rehearsal and performance of madrigals. Open to all through audition. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 020 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: By audition only.

MUEN110: Orchestra (4.5 hours studio)

Orchestra. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 031 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors or by audition.

MUEN120: Band

Band. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 032 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors or by audition.

MUEN130: Opera Workshop (4 hours lecture)

Opera studied through performance. Nature of dramatic music, problems of movement, make-up, costuming, props and scenery. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 034 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: By audition only.

MUEN140: Collegium Musicum

Workshop in performance of Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music for instrumentalists and singers. Introduction to the elements of Renaissance musicianship (solmization, modes, musica ficta, notation, improvisation, and ornamentation). Introduction on early instruments (recorder,flute, viola, others). Concert performances of repertory studied. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 038 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

MUEN162: Electronic Music Ensemble (2 hours studio)

This ensemble will introduce students to methods of making music with computing devices. Sessions will focus on performing with a variety of music-making applications hosted on desktop and laptop computers as well as tablets and smart phones. Additionally, students will be introduced to computer-based music-making approaches including object-oriented programming and coding. Finally, students will explore, develop, and prototype new electronic musical instruments. All students are invited to participate with or without previous experience. Priority will be given to music major students. May be repeated for a maximum of 5 credits. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.

MUEN170: Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble (Private music lesson)

This ensemble will give students an opportunity to develop a wide range of performance skills as well as an understanding of aspects of African culture through the study and performance of African music and dance (primarily Ghanaian). Previous course MUPR 261 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: May be taken as pre-req or co-req: MUCP 101, MUCP 102, MUCP 201 or MUCP 202.

MUEN171: Balkan Music Ensemble (1.5 hours lab)

This ensemble will introduce students to the music of the Balkan region in Eastern Europe. Sessions will include performing on traditional instruments, singing with original lyrics, and some folk dance. All students are invited to participate with or without previous experience. May be repeated for a maximum of 5 credits. 0.5 sh.

MUEN180: Chamber Ensemble Performance

Study through playing or singing of chamber music in ensembles of varying size and musical styles. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 301 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUEN190: Jazz Ensemble (2 hours studio)

Contemporary ensemble requirements like jazz phrasing, section playing, interpretation, improvisation studied through ensemble rehearsal and performance. May be repeated for credit. Previous course MUPR 302 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUGN109: Introduction to Jazz (3 hours lecture)

Jazz as an American phenomenon. Musical materials as manipulated by jazz artists; the impact on American popular music, dance and theater; early jazz players and developments. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets World Cultures Requirement. Previous course MUGN 209 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

MUGN120: Rap and Rock as Cultural Phenomena (2 hours lecture, 1 hour lab)

This course will explore the creative process in music of urban cultures. It will examine social structures, and the criteria of the groups which make and appreciate styles that emanate from urban cultures. Rap music will be the primary focus. Attention will also be given to other styles, such as Rock, rooted in the same historical background. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets World Cultures Requirement. Previous course MUGN 250 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

MUGN150: Influence of Afro-American Culture on Music (3 hours lecture)

Ways in which the Afro-American culture has affected the development of American folk and art music. Meets World Cultures Requirement. 3 sh.

MUGN160: Introduction to Music in World Cultures (3 hours lecture)

The cultural and artistic forces which shape the musics of the non-Western world and the various folk and art musics resulting from those forces. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 3 sh.

MUHS106: Diverse Worlds of Music (3 hours lecture)

An introduction to the diverse nature of the music experience by examining various traditions from Africa, Asia, South America, Europe and North America. Develops listening skills and considers the role of performer and their audiences in multiple frameworks, including ritual, political and the world of entertainment. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUHS307: Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 1700 (3 hours lecture)

Studies in Western music from its beginnings to 1700. An introduction to music history and criticism; development of analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102; and ENWR 105 or HONP 100; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS308: Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-1890 (3 hours lecture)

Studies in Western music from 1700 to 1890. An introduction to music history and criticism; development of analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102; and ENWR 105 or HONP 100; and MUCP 201; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS400: Selected Topics in Music I (3 hours lecture)

Intensive study of a single composer or limited array of works. 7-week course. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS403: Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture)

Intensive study of composer, a genre or a particular problem in the history of music. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS404: Selected Topics in Music History (3 hours lecture)

Intensive study of composer, a genre or a particular problem in the history of music. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS407: Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture)

Studies in Western music from 1890 to the present. An introduction to music history and criticism; development of analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 307 and MUHS 308; Music majors and minors only.

MUHS408: Problems in Music Historiography (3 hours lecture)

The conditions and preconceptions involved in writing music history with particular emphasis on the current discussions of "positivism", narrative historical writing, and the role of "criticism". Special attention to Mendel's "evidence and explanation", the Kerman-Lowinsky debate and Kerman's and Treitler's views. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202 and MUHS 308; Music majors only.

MUHS409: Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present (3 hours lecture)

Covers music from Europe and the Americas from 1890 to the present. Advanced study of music history and criticism; analytical methods appropriate to each repertory. Meets the University Writing Requirement for music majors. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 307 and MUHS 308; and instructor approval (interview); Music majors and minors only.

MUHS410: Music of the 19th Century (3 hours lecture)

The development of 19th century music from the influence of Beethoven through Romanticism, national schools and into the 20th century. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308.

MUHS411: Genre, Style, Form (3 hours lecture)

This course raises questions about periodization of music history, ways in which styles are defined and categories of genres and their social significance. Emphasis on reception history viewed as the difference between contemporaneous and contemporary accounts of genre, style, and form. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308.

MUHS412: Esthetics of Music (3 hours lecture)

A survey of thinking about the nature effects and position of music from classical Greece to the present. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUHS 308.

MUHS499: Independent Study in Music History and Literature

Project and/or study planned with sponsoring faculty member. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MULT201: Keyboard Literature I (2 hours lecture)

Investigation of standard keyboard repertory from the early Baroque through the early Romantic. Previous course MUPR 201 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102.

MULT202: Keyboard Literature II (2 hours lecture)

Investigation of standard keyboard repertory from the early Romantic to the present. Previous course MUPR 202 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MULT 201.

MULT220: Guitar Literature and Techniques I (2 hours lecture)

Survey of guitar's literature and place in history. Historical perspective of pedagogic literature. Students will play assigned pieces that illustrate 18th-20th century techniques including scales, tremolo, damping, harmonics, position playing, ornaments, variation. Previous course MULT 220 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102.

MULT221: Guitar Literature and Techniques II (2 hours lecture)

Survey of guitar's literature and place in history. Historical perspective of pedagogic literature. Students will play assigned pieces that illustrate 18th-20th century techniques including scales, tremolo, damping, harmonics, position playing, ornaments, variation. Previous course MUPR 221 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

MULT230: Vocal Repertory from Monody to Mozart (2 hours lecture)

Overview of styles, genres, and performance practices of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and its musical environment. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, MUPR 131, or John J Cali School of Music approval.

MULT231: The 19th Century Song: Lied and Melodie (2 hours lecture)

A survey through performance and discussion of the origins and development of the 19th century German Lied and the French Melodie. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, MUPR 131, or John J Cali School of Music approval.

MULT232: The 20th Century Art Song (2 hours lecture)

The development of the art song in the 20th century through a survey of solo vocal literature of Europe and the Americas. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only, MUPR 131, or John J Cali School of Music approval.

MULT276: Instrumental Literature I (2 hours lecture)

Survey of various instrumental genres for solo, small ensemble and orchestra. Previous course MUPR 276 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102.

MULT277: Instrumental Literature II (2 hours lecture)

Continuation of Instrumental Literature I. Previous course MUPT 277 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MULT 276.

MULT301: Jazz Literature I (2 hours lecture)

Analysis, performance, and memorization of basic level repertoire of the Jazz idiom, including historical perspectives. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 250.

MULT302: Jazz Literature II

Analysis, Performance, and memorization of intermediate level repertoire of the Jazz idiom, including historical perspectives. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MULT 301.

MUPR060: Music Theatre Practicum

Preparation and presentation of a work of musical theatre. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR100: Class Piano for the Non-Music Major (3 hours lecture)

Basic skills and fundamental knowledge of the keyboard. A basic knowledge of music reading is helpful but not necessary. 3 sh.

MUPR101: Class Piano for the Non-Music Major II (3 hours studio)

Continuation of basic skills and fundamental knowledge of keyboard. Music reading, both treble and bass clefs, required. Skills covered include sightreading, technical exercises, harmonization of melodies, and improvisation. The course will contain materials from various styles and periods of music, including baroque, classical, and jazz. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 100.

MUPR103: Voice Class for the Non-Music Major (3 hours lecture)

Study of singing through vocal exercises and the performance of English and American art, theatrical and popular songs. 3 sh.

MUPR105: Modern Guitar Workshop (3 hours lecture)

Sight reading, chord playing and technical skills needed for the commercial musical scene. Latin music, swing rhythms, rock interpretations, jazz styles (chord and single note soloing), effective accompaniment styles. Open to majors and non-majors. Basic knowledge of guitar, some reading ability required. 3 sh.

MUPR130: Introduction to Diction: English and Italian (2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory)

Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet and an overview of the basic sounds of Italian and English as they are properly sung. Practice in transcribing, pronouncing and singing examples of Italian and English vocal repertory. Includes one-hour Laboratory. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only.

MUPR131: Diction Overview: German and French (2 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory)

: Continued work with the International Phonetic Alphabet and an overview of the basic sounds of German and French as they are properly sung. Practice in transcribing, pronouncing, and singing examples of German and French vocal repertory. Includes one-hour Laboratory. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Majors only; MUPR 130.

MUPR139: Performance Practicum

All music majors must register for this number each semester in order to free their schedules for recital and masterclass commitments. This course is offered as Pass/Fail only. Previous course MUPR 039 effective through Spring 2014. 0 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR140: Performance Practicum for Performance Majors

Performance of repertoire for coaching in interpretation, style, analysis, technique, etc. Required in conjunction with each course in the primary and major instrument. Previous course MUPR 040 effective through Spring 2014. 0.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Music Performance (MUPR), Music w/concentration:Jazz Studies (MUJZ) and Musical Theatre (MUTR) majors only.

MUPR199: Opera Coaching (Special fee)

An individual practicum in which a voice student receives once-weekly training from a master coach in matters of style and interpretation for the performance of opera repertory. The sessions focus on performance traditions and interpretive possibilities of specific opera repertory that the student is performing in Opera Workshop that semester. 0 sh.

MUPR200: Vocal Coaching

An individual practicum in which a voice student receives once-weekly training from a master coach in matters of style and interpretation of solo vocal repertory. The sessions focus on performance traditions and interpretive possibilities for the student's solo repertory for the semester. Students in the Performance/Voice concentration must register for MUPR 200 for at least 6 semesters, normally beginning with Applied Music III. 0 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 121.

MUPR204: Piano Accompanying (2 hours lecture)

Problems of transposition, ensemble, interpretation and sight reading as applied to accompanying vocal and instrumental literature. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 102.

MUPR210: Jazz Keyboard and Theory

Introduction to jazz techniques of harmonization, improvisation and theory at the keyboard in varying styles. Previous course MUPR 304 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MSSN 102.

MUPR255: Problems of Performance (3 hours lecture)

Development of techniques needed for success in public appearances involving music, theatre, speech, etc. Resolving such problems as stage fright, memory loss, pre-performance anxiety. Attaining self-understanding and confidence using techniques of Havas, Berne, Horrigel, Weekes, Alexander, others. Guest performers. Open to all majors. Cross listed with Psychology, PSYC 255. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 122.

MUPR295: Sophomore Recital

Public performance of solo literature. Required of MUPR majors. This course will be graded. Previous course MUPR 203 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 122, Music Performance (MUPR) majors only.

MUPR335: Elementary Conducting (2 hours lecture)

Baton techniques and clef reading in orchestral and choral scores. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 202.

MUPR340: Italian Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture)

Italian art songs. Interrelation of the poetic text, the vocal musical line and the instrumental part; technical and the stylistic demands of the music. Italian diction introduced. Emphasis on listening and performing. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music performance majors only.

MUPR341: Italian Repertory and Diction II (2 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUPR 340. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 340; Music performance majors only.

MUPR342: French Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture)

Basic French for singing; enunciation and pronunciation; vocabulary. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music performance majors only.

MUPR343: French Repertory And Diction II (2 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUPR 342. Study of French repertory projection of text, musical style. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 342; Music performance majors only.

MUPR344: German Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture)

Basic German for singing. Enunciation and pronunciation; vocabulary. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music performance majors only.

MUPR345: German Repertory and Diction II (2 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUPR 344. Advanced material. Study of German repertory. Projection of text, musical style. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 344; Music performance majors only.

MUPR346: English Repertory and Diction I (2 hours lecture)

Basic rules for singing in English; correcting poor everyday speech habits; learning songs. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: Music performance majors only.

MUPR347: English Repertory and Diction II (2 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUPR 346. Art songs, contemporary arias; meaning of text and means of communicating words to the audience. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 346; Music performance majors only.

MUPR395: Junior Recital

Public performance of solo literature. Required of MUPR majors, if MUPR 295 not completed. This course will be graded. Previous course MUPR 303 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 224. Music Performance (MUPR) majors only.

MUPR400: Selected Topics in Music I (2 hours lecture)

Intensive study of a single composer or limited array of works. 7-week course. May be repeated once for a maximum of 3.0 credits. 1.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR401: Selected Topics in Music II (2 hours lecture)

Intensive study of a single composer or limited array of works. 7-week course. May be repeated once for a maximum of 3.0 credits. 1.5 sh.

Prerequisites: Music majors only.

MUPR410: Beginning Jazz Improvisation (2 hours studio)

Study and application of techniques of jazz improvisation for beginning improvisers, including pedagogical considerations. Both the modal and pentatonic methods will be explored with a constant emphasis upon stylistic consideration based in the aural tradition. May be repeated once for a total of two credits. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUCP 101 and MUCP 102 or permission of the instructor.

MUPR411: Jazz Pedagogy (2 hours lecture)

In preparation for the demands of public school teaching, this course will provide a practical pedagogical focus on jazz ensemble instruction. Emphasis will be on the whole and components of small and large instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles with particular emphasis on the rhythm section. Also included will be a pedagogical perspective on content studied in MUPR 410. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 410.

MUPR429: Choral Conducting (2 hours lecture)

Tone production, tuning, posture, score reading, interpretation and techniques of choral conducting materials suitable for use in high school. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 335.

MUPR436: Piano Pedagogy I (2 hours studio)

Methods and materials of teaching piano for piano grades I through IV. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 345.

MUPR437: Piano Pedagogy II (2 hours studio)

Methods and materials of teaching piano for piano grades V through VIII. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUPR 436.

MUPR439: Pedagogy I (2 hours lecture)

Methods and materials of instruction in music. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 345.

MUPR441: Pedagogy Of The Voice (2 hours lecture)

Teaching techniques and pedagogical literature pertinent to instruction in singing. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 325 or MUAP 345.

MUPR461: Project in Music I: Opera Production (3 hours lecture)

Student production and direction of a contemporary opera, folk musical or original work. Open to all students by audition. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR471: Commercial Musical Skills (3 hours lecture)

Techniques of singing, playing, conducting, composing and arranging of materials as demanded in the music industry; auditioning, preparation of materials for advertising, rehearsal techniques; problems of musical theatre, television, recording, and cinema. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUPR485: Senior Recital: Music Education

Capstone solo repertory public performance experience. Must include 50 minutes of music, exclusive of intermissions or other pauses. Previous course MUPR 402 effective through Spring 2014. 0 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 326; Music Education or Music in School and Community Settings majors only.

MUPR495: Senior Recital

Capstone performance of solo literature. Required for performance and theory/composition majors. Previous course MUPR 403 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUAP 447 or MUCP 445.

MUPR499: Independent Study In Music Performance

Project and/or study planned with sponsoring faculty member. May be repeated five times for a maximum of 24.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTC101: Music and Computer Technology I (3 hours lecture)

This course develops an understanding of the influence of technology upon society in general, and, more particularly, upon the musical culture and aesthetics of the twentieth century; develops a critical understanding of concepts such as interactivity in technology, the internet as a global village, virtual reality, technology and freedom of expression, among others; demonstrates the relevance and importance of music technology throughout the various disciplines in music; develops comfort with basic computer skills; develops individual and collective problem solving skills involving technology in a variety of computing environments; develops basic understanding of data structures of computers and networking; and provides an understanding of varous hardware and software technologies, with a particular emphasis on hardware and software components involved with music instruction and production such as instructional software for musicians, data structures for digital audio and MIDI, music notation software, input devices for music notation, music sequencing, and desktop publishing for musicians. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Music major or John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTC102: Music and Computer Technology II (2 hours lecture)

Continuation of MUTC 101. In depth look at digital recording and editing. Hands-on experience with leading music software. Final multimedia project required. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 101.

MUTC103: Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio I (2 hours lecture)

An introductory course to audio and recording technology. Focus will include history, explanation of sound properties, hands-on application using recording equipment, and experience performing in a studio environment. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTC104: Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio II (2 hours lecture)

Continuation of Introduction to Audio Technology I, with more time spent on recording projects, where students will gain valuable experience operating sophisticated equipment and playing in the studio. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 103.

MUTC200: Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology

Regularly listed courses pursued in greater depth, with the permission of advisor. May be repeated once for a maximum of 4.0 credits during the program but may be taken only once per semester. 1 - 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 101 and 102; John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTC211: Practicum in Audio Technology

Practical applications of techniques using audio technological equipment. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 103 and 104.

MUTC299: Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology

Regularly listed course work pursued in greater depth. May be repeated once for a maximum of 4.0 credits. 1 - 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 103 and 104 or John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTC400: Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology

Regularly listed courses pursued in greater depth, with permission of advisor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 16.0 credits during the program but may be taken only once per semester. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTC402: Selected Topics in the Field of Audio Technology (3 hours lecture)

Study of a specific area in the field of audio technology. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 103 and MUTC 104.

MUTC499: Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology

Regularly listed course work pursued in greater depth. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 12.0 credits. 1 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTC 103 and 104 or John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTH100: Introduction to Music Therapy (2 hours lecture)

Survey of use of music therapy with various populations and other topics of relevance to the music therapist. 2 sh.

MUTH110: Therapy and Observation Skills for Music Therapy (2 hours lecture)

Observing, measuring, and recording behavior in a music therapy setting and other aspects of planning for music therapy sessions as well as observing music therapy sessions. Previous course MUTH 261 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 100, Music majors only.

MUTH115: Music Therapy Practicum I

Improvement of the functioning of a client or group of clients with physical or mental disabilities through the use of music therapy. Discussion of the clients and their progress and other aspects of the clinical work. Previous course MUTH 262 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 100, Music majors only.

MUTH200: Methods and Materials in Music Therapy (2 hours lecture)

A variety of music activities and how to adapt them for music therapy settings; leadership techniques; simple instruments used in therapy. Previous course MUTH 260 effective through Spring 2014. 2 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 110.

MUTH205: Music Therapy Practicum II

Continuation of MUTH 115. Previous course MUTH 263 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 115.

MUTH306: Piano Accompanying Techniques for the Music Therapist (2 hours studio)

Accompanying techniques adapted for music therapy. Choral harmonization, playing by ear, sightreading, learning music therapy repertoire. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MSSN 204 or MUCP 311.

MUTH307: Piano Improvisation for the Music Therapist (2 hours lecture)

Improvisation in a variety of styles. Clinical adaptations. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 306.

MUTH310: Music Therapy with Children (3 hours lecture)

Ways in which music and the therapist may be used to influence the behavior of children, the mentally retarded, and the physically disabled. Previous course MUTH 461 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 200 and PSYC 235.

MUTH315: Music Therapy Practicum III

Continuation of MUTH 205. Previous course MUTH 361 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 205.

MUTH320: Psychological Foundations of Music I (3 hours lecture)

Emotional correlates of the musical experience explored through research findings, psychological testing and inquiry, and philosophy. Current theories applied to practice in music therapy, education and performance are discussed. Previous course MUTH 463 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 310.

MUTH325: Music Therapy Practicum IV

Continuation of MUTH 315. Previous course MUTH 362 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 315.

MUTH400: Music Therapy Training Group (2 hours lecture)

Expression and exploration of feelings through use of creative media. Particular attention to process so that experience may be generalized and subsequently used with client groups. Meets 2 1/2 hours per week. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 320.

MUTH410: Music Therapy with Adults (3 hours lecture)

Ways in which music therapy may be used in working with adult psychiatric patients, addictions, offenders, and geriatrics. Setting up a music therapy program. Previous course MUTH 462 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: PSYC 365.

MUTH415: Music Therapy Practicum V

Continuation of MUTH 325. Previous course MUTH 363 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 325.

MUTH420: Psychological Foundations of Music II (3 hours lecture)

Basic techniques of conducting, reading, and interpreting psychological research in music are reviewed. Quantitative and qualitative methodologies are emphasized. Implications for various aspects of music are discussed. Previous course MUTH 464 effective through Spring 2014. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 320.

MUTH425: Music Therapy Practicum VI

Continuation of MUTH 415. Previous course MUTH 364 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 415.

MUTH430: Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) (2 hours lecture)

Introduction to the facets of guided imagery and music. Theory and process of the technique will be explored verbally and experientially. Is equivalent (with possible additional requirements) to Level I GIM training. Previous course MUTH 402 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: MUTH 410.

MUTH495: Internship in Music Therapy

Six months clinical training as a music therapy intern in an approved training program. Previous course MUTH 465 effective through Spring 2014. 1 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.

MUTH499: Independent Study in Music Therapy

Project and/or study planned with sponsoring faculty member. May be repeated twice for a maximum of 9.0 credits. 0.5 - 4 sh.

Prerequisites: John J Cali School of Music approval.