Course Descriptions

Applied Music Courses

Faculty

Applied Music Faculty: Gary Adams (tuba), George Bachmann (guitar), Daniel Barber (piano), David Brockett (French horn), Lee Bush (guitar), Charles Carleton (string bass), Robert Cassidy (piano), Jocelyn Chang (harp), Treneere Cheshier (French horn), Charles Couch (trumpet), Mark DeMio (bassoon), Scott Dixon (string bass), Bryan Dumm (cello), Molly Fung Dumm (violin), Robert Fraser (guitar), Tom Freer (percussion), Sean Gabriel (flute), Jody Guinn (harp), Hanne-berit Hahnemann (violin), David Alan Harrell (cello), Christine Hill (piano), Glenn Holmes (jazz string bass), Shchar Israel (trombone), Theodore Johnson (clarinet), Arthur Klima (viola), Rebecca Mayhew (oboe), David McGuire (oboe), Eileen Moore (voice), Peter Otto (violin), Joanna Patterson (viola), Noriko Paukert (voice), Maria Pla (piano), William Ransom (jazz drums),Christiana Reader (viola), George Shernit (saxophone), Margaret Scharf (organ), Jason Smith (trombone & euphonium), Yasuhito Sugiyama (tuba), Rock Wehrmann (jazz piano), Feza Zweifel (percussion)

Course Descriptions

(See also MUS courses)

MUA 102 Keyboard Skills I (0-4-2). Prerequisite: Open to music majors only. Intensive training in the application of manual keyboard skills toward the production of simple accompaniments. Drills consist of primary triads in major and minor keys, use of chord inversions, and common finger pattern technique. Return to top

MUA 103 Keyboard Skills II (0-4-2). Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MUA 102. Intensive training in the application of manual keyboard skills toward the production of accompaniments in common figurations. Includes transposition, improvisation, and harmonizing melodies. Drills consist of primary triads in major and minor keys, secondary dominants, triads of the 2nd, 3rd and 6th degrees in major mode, common harmonic formulas, and interpretation of chord symbols. Return to top

Private lessons

MUA 111 Piano (1 credit)
   Harpsichord (1 credit)
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MUA 112 Piano (2 credits)
   Harpsichord (2 credits)
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MUA 121 Voice (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 122 Voice (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 131 Organ (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 132 Organ (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 141 Strings (1 credit)
   Classical Guitar (1 credit)
   Electric Guitar (1 credit)
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MUA 142 Strings (2 credits)
   Classical Guitar (2 credits)
   Electric Guitar (2 credits)
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MUA 151 Woodwinds (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 152 Woodwinds (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 161 Brass (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 162 Brass (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 171 Percussion (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 172 Percussion (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 181 Harp (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 182 Harp (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 311 Piano (1 credit)
   Harpsichord (1 credit)
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MUA 312 Piano (2 credits)
   Harpsichord (2 credits)
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MUA 321 Voice (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 322 Voice (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 331 Organ (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 332 Organ (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 341 Strings (1 credit)
   Classical Guitar (1 credit)
   Electric Guitar (1 credit)
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MUA 342 Strings (2 credits)
   Classical Guitar (2 credits)
   Electric Guitar (2 credits)
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MUA 351 Woodwinds (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 352 Woodwinds (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 361 Brass (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 362 Brass (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 371 Percussion (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 372 Percussion (2 credits) Return to top

MUA 381 Harp (1 credit) Return to top

MUA 382 Harp (2 credits) Return to top

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