MUS 100 Recital Lab

Experience in performing before and listening to performances of ones' peers. Also includes attendance at clinics and professional concerts scheduled for the class. Classes are video and audio recorded for future reference by students and faculty. Required of music majors who are enrolled in a private lesson on the major instrument.

Augusta
12463 Recital Lab T 12:00PM-01:00PM Weir 0

 

MUS 101 Basic Music Theory I

Emphasizes written mastery of music fundamentals: scale and chord structure, bass clef, rhythmic notation, and simple harmonic analysis. Lab stresses recognition-reproduction of all intervals, major-minor scales, simple melodic dictation. Prerequisite: MUS122

Augusta
12464 Basic Music Theory I MW 10:00AM-11:20AM Weir 3

 

MUS 110 Popular Music

A consideration of popular music today, covering the types of popular music and their interactions, important performers and composers, the music industry and the mass media and the sociological role of popular music as an expression of differing and changing values in American culture. For non-music majors.

Bangor
12862 Popular Music W 04:00PM-06:45PM Kenefic 3

 

MUS 111 Basic Music Theory Lab I

Emphasizes written mastery of music fundamentals: scale and chord structure, bass clef, rhythmic notation, and simple harmonic analysis. Lab stresses recognition-reproduction of all intervals, major-minor scales, simple melodic dictation. Prerequisite: MUS122

Augusta
12465 Basic Music Theory Lab I W 09:00AM-09:50AM Weir 1

 

MUS 115A Basic Applied Music: Sec

Pursuit of technical ability on a secondary instrument, voice or in composition. For instrumentalists and vocalists, this course will focus upon instrumental technique, sight reading, interpretive approaches, and improvisational methods. For students of composition, this course will address compositional techniques, score analysis, orchestrational methods, and musical autography with primary focus given to the composition of new works by the student. Open to non-music majors.

Augusta
12580 Basic Applied Music: Sec Staff 1
12581 Basic Applied Music: Sec Staff 1

Bangor
12863 Basic Applied Music: Sec Kenefic 1

 

MUS 115B Applied Music: Secondary

Pursuit of technical ability on a secondary instrument, voice or in composition. For instrumentalists and vocalists, this course will focus upon instrumental technique, sight reading, interpretive approaches, and improvisational methods. For students of composition, this course will address compositional techniques, score analysis, orchestrational methods, and musical autography with primary focus given to the composition of new works by the student. Open to non-music majors.

Augusta
12582 Applied Music: Secondary Staff 2
12584 Applied Music: Secondary Staff 2

Bangor
12864 Applied Music: Secondary Kenefic 2

 

MUS 116A Applied Classical Music

This course is designed for students who wish to study the traditional repertory on their chosen instrument or voice. The study is intensive and covers technique, tone, phrasing, stylistic features, note reading and repertory. The course is primarily for those who have reached an intermediate level of performance on their pre-college training. Audition and permission of the instructor required. Open to nonmusic majors.

Augusta
12585 Applied Classical Music Staff 1

 

MUS 116B Applied Classical Music

This course is designed for students who wish to study the traditional repertory on their chosen instrument or voice. The study is intensive and covers technique, tone, phrasing, stylistic features, note reading and repertory. The course is primarily for those who have reached an intermediate level of performance on their pre-college training. Audition and permission of the instructor required. Open to non-music majors.

Augusta
12587 Applied Classical Music Staff 2

 

MUS 122 Fundamentals of Music

Notation and terminology, scales and intervals, chords, ear training, elementary rhythmic and melodic dictation and sight singing.

Augusta
12461 Fundamentals of Music TTH 10:30AM-11:50AM Moseley 0
12462 Fund of Music (Non-Major) TTH 10:30AM-11:50AM Moseley 3

WEB
12142 Fundamentals of Music Weir 0 (Meets 10/10-11/30)

 

MUS 123 Understanding Music

A study of the basic elements of music necessary for intelligent listening, with emphasis on various historical movements, together with a study of the great composers and their contrasting styles as exemplified by their most important compositions. Open to nonmusic majors.

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
10092 Understanding Music F 09:00AM-11:45AM Jerosch 3

Bangor
12865 Understanding Music TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Kenefic 3

(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
10093 Understanding Music F 09:00AM-11:45AM Jerosch 3

ITV
(ITV Receive Class - Delayed Viewing OK, No Permission Needed)
Understanding Music F 09:00AM-11:45AM Jerosch 3

10094 Bath/Brunswick
11522 Bethel
11489 Bucksport
11490 Caribou - Delayed Viewing
11491 Deer Isle
11493 East Millinocket
11494 East Sullivan
11492 Ellsworth/Hancock
11506 Farmington
11510 Fort Kent
11497 Greenville
11498 Houlton
11496 Hutchinson Center
11518 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing
11499 Jackman - Delayed Viewing
11521 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed
11501 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing
11502 Lewiston-Auburn
11504 Lincoln
11523 Machias
11505 Mount Desert
11509 Newport
11508 North Haven - Delayed Viewing
11512 Presque Isle
11513 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing
11515 Rockland
11516 Rumford/Mexico
11503 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing
11517 Saco/Biddeford
11519 Sanford
11500 Sherman Station
11520 Skowhegan
11527 South Paris
11507 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing
11524 Van Buren - Delayed Viewing
11525 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing
11526 Wiscasset

 

MUS 124 Music of the Twentieth Century

An introduction to some of the major musical products of the century and a study of the developments in western music which provide the impetus for current trends in music composition. For the nonmusic major.

WEB
09429 Music of the Twentieth Century Nelson 3

 

MUS 131 Survey of Jazz and Contemporary Music

A survey of American popular music styles since 1900. Emphasis is placed on musical characteristics, artists and classic recordings which have shaped the evolution of music.

Augusta
12467 Survey of Jazz and Contemporary Music MW 12:00PM-12:50PM Grover 2

 

MUS 141 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition

These courses will emphasize the development of basic and intermediate skills. For performers and vocalists, these will include the study of instrumental technique, sight reading, interpretive approaches appropriate to various music styles, and improvisational methods. For composers, the skills will include the study of compositional techniques, score analysis, orchestrational methods, and music autography with primary focus given to the composition of new works by the student. Individual teachers will provide sequencing of these studies so that all students will reach a requisite level of ability by the end of the fourth semester. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 100. Limited to music majors. Corequisite: MUS 100

Augusta
12588 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition Staff 2

 

MUS 142 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice, or Composition

These courses will emphasize the development of basic and intermediate skills. For performers and vocalists, these will include the study of instrumental technique, sight reading, interpretive approaches appropriate to various music styles, and improvisational methods. For composers, the skills will include the study of compositional techniques, score analysis, orchestrational methods, and music autography with primary focus given to the composition of new works by the student. Individual teachers will provide sequencing of these studies so that all students will reach a requisite level of ability by the end of the fourth semester. Must be taken concurrently with MUS100. Limited to music majors. Corequisite: MUS100

Augusta
12596 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice, or Compositio Staff 2

 

MUS 151 First Year/Sophomore Ensemble Sequence

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12622 First Year/Sophomore Ensemble Sequence Staff 1

 

MUS 151N Freshman Ensemble I for Non-Majors

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12644 Freshman Ensemble I for Non-Majors Staff 1

 

MUS 152 First Year/Sophomore Ensemble Sequence

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12628 First Year/Sophomore Ensemble Sequence Staff 1

 

MUS 152N Freshman Ensemble II

For non-music majors. Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12645 Freshman Ensemble II Staff 1

 

MUS 160 World Music

A study of folk, classical and popular music in Europe, Africa, Native America and South America, the Pacific, the Middle East and Asia, the uses of music in each of these world areas, the influence of Western music on the traditional music of each area, and the influence of non-Western music on European-American music. For nonmusic majors.

WEB
09430 World Music Jenkins 3

 

MUS 181 Piano Lab I

Stresses keyboard application of concepts under study in theory lecture in a group lesson format. Students will be required to perform various scales, chord voicing and chord progressions, as well as apply basic improvisation concepts.

Augusta
12469 Piano Lab I T 10:00AM-10:50AM Gallagher 1
12470 Piano Lab I T 11:00AM-11:50AM Gallagher 1

 

MUS 203 Intermediate Music Theory I

More advanced study of tritone substitution, diminished chords, reharmonization, and chord scale relationships. More advanced harmonic and melodic analysis culminating in a study-analysis of improvisation concepts and, in particular, the music of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. Lab stresses recognition and reproduction of modes, all seventh chords, melodies and more complex scales. Prerequisite: MUS102/112

Augusta
12471 Intermediate Music Theory I TTH 10:30AM-11:50AM Nelson 3

 

MUS 213 Intermediate Music Theory Lab I

More advanced study of tritone substitution, diminished chords, reharmonization, and chord scale relationships. More advanced harmonic and melodic analysis culminating in a study-analysis of improvisation concepts and, in particular, the music of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. Lab stresses recognition and reproduction of modes, all seventh chords, melodies and more complex scales. Prerequisite: MUS102/112

Augusta
12484 Intermediate Music Theory Lab I TH 12:00PM-12:50PM Nelson 1

 

MUS 221 Arranging I

An introductory course which focuses on the concepts and techniques necessary to complete a successful arrangement. Transposition and ranges of instruments along with rhythm section writing and voicing are explored. Techniques of background writing, introductions, interludes, codas, articulation, phrasing and the use of dynamics are utilized in a step-by-step organization and orchestration of an arrangement from start to finish. Prerequisite: MUS 102

Augusta
12496 Arranging I TTH 09:00AM-10:20AM Grover 3

 

MUS 223 Music of the United States

A study of the development of musical culture in America from the 17th century to the present. Includes sacred music, American music, folk music, blues, patriotic and dance music, jazz and 20th century popular music. For the nonmusic major.

WEB
09431 Music of the United States Jerosch 3

 

MUS 225 The Mysterious Power of Music

This course is designed to explore music in social, personal, healing, and spiritual contexts rather than as art. It is a study of how music is and has been used in daily life from the tribal shaman to the modem music therapist, in the workplace from traditional work songs to "canned music", for modes of communication from talking drums to current mass media advertising, and in rituals from ancient times to the present. Prerequisite: ENG101

Augusta
12511 The Mysterious Power of Music W 09:00AM-11:45AM Staff 3

 

MUS 227 Classic-Era Music: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven

A study of Classic-Era music, focusing on the music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. The discussion will be contextual, the topics multidisciplinary, and will include the influence of poetics and rhetoric, the new attention to emotion and sensibility; the changing social role of the musician; Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven as Romantic and revolutionary artists.

WEB
14852 Classic-Era Music: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven Wyatt 3

 

MUS 243 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice, or Composition

These courses will emphasize the development of basic and intermediate skills. For performers and vocalists, these will include the study of instrumental technique, sight reading, interpretive approaches appropriate to various music styles, and improvisational methods. For composers, the skills will include the study of compositional techniques, score analysis, orchestrational methods, and music autography with primary focus given to the composition of new works by the student. Individual teachers will provide sequencing of these studies so that all students will reach a requisite level of ability by the end of the fourth semester. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 100. Limited to music majors. Corequisite: MUS 100

Augusta
12608 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice, or Compositio Staff 2

 

MUS 244 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice, or Composition

These courses will emphasize the development of basic and intermediate skills. For performers and vocalists, these will include the study of instrumental technique, sight reading, interpretive approaches appropriate to various music styles, and improvisational methods. For composers, the skills will include the study of compositional techniques, score analysis, orchestrational methods, and music autography with primary focus given to the composition of new works by the student. Individual teachers will provide sequencing of these studies so that all students will reach a requisite level of ability by the end of the fourth semester. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 100. Limited to music majors. Corequisite: MUS 100

Augusta
12616 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice, or Compositio Staff 2

 

MUS 253 First Year/Sophomore Ensemble Sequence

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12639 First Year/Sophomore Ensemble Sequence Staff 1

 

MUS 253N Sophomore Ensemble Sequence for Non-majors

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12646 Sophomore Ensemble Sequence for Non-majors Staff 1

 

MUS 254 Sophomore Ensemble Sequence

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12643 Sophomore Ensemble Sequence Staff 1

 

MUS 254N Sophomore Ensemble Sequence for Non-majors

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The first year ensemble sequence involves the fundamentals needed to perform in a group situation. There is a particular emphasis on note reading, chord reading, comping, song form, head arrangements, stage presence, intonation, rhythmic phrasing, time, time signatures, and an introduction to melodic and improvised soloing. In the second year ensembles, the course content is highly specialized in the area of improvisation. These ensembles will continue to build upon the first year material and deal specifically with improvisational skills. Chord-scale relationships, melodic phrasing, rhythmic concepts, call and response, and jazz articulation are examples of the soloing techniques included in these courses. Qualifying students may enroll at a higher level, but must fulfill the performance requirements for graduation. May be repeated for credit.

Augusta
12647 Sophomore Ensemble Sequence for Non-majors Staff 1

 

MUS 262 Woodwind Techniques

Woodwind Techniques is a laboratory class, delivered in a private lesson or small-group format, that addresses basic instrument knowledge, performance and pedagogy of the woodwind family for Saxophone, Clarinet, flute, Oboe and Bassoon. Study of woodwind pedagogical techniques will enable the student to teach and direct elementary, middle and secondary level pupils. Prerequisite: Mus 102

Augusta
12648 Woodwind Techniques Staff 2

 

MUS 263 Brass Techniques

Brass Techniques is a laboratory class, delivered in a private lesson or small-group format, that addresses basic instrument knowledge, performance and pedagogy of the brass family for trumpet, French horn, trombone and tuba. Study of brass pedagogical techniques will enable the student to teach and direct elementary, middle and secondary level pupils. Prerequisite: Mus 102.

Augusta
12649 Brass Techniques Staff 2

 

MUS 264 String Techniques

String Techniques is a laboratory class delivered in a private lesson or small-group format that addresses basic instrument knowledge, performance and pedagogy of the string family for violin, viola, cello and bass. Study of string pedagogical techniques will enable the student to teach and direct elementary, middle and secondary level pupils. Prerequisite: Mus 102

Augusta
12650 String Techniques Staff 2

 

MUS 265 Percussion Techniques

Percussion Class is a laboratory class delivered in a private lesson or small-group format that addresses basic instrument knowledge, performance and pedagogy of snare drum and timpani, jazz drum set, as well as mallet and Latin percussion. Study of percussion pedagogical techniques will enable the student to teach and direct elementary, middle and secondary level pupils. Prerequisite: Mus 102

Augusta
12651 Percussion Techniques Staff 2

 

MUS 266 Vocal Techniques

Vocal Techniques is a laboratory class, delivered in a private lesson or small-group format that addresses the needs of future choral educators by examining the organization and administration of public school choral music programs, surveying appropriate educational choral literature, and vocal pedagogy. Prerequisite: MUS 102

Augusta
12652 Vocal Techniques Staff 2

 

MUS 271 Sonic Arts I: Digital Music Systems

Digital Music Systems focuses on basic knowledge and skills for the operation of music synthesizers and other digital musical equipment. Emphasis will be on learning the basic principles of music synthesis, the musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) system, operation of computer hardware and software and computer-assisted arranging and scoring. Students will complete programming and arranging projects in the UMA Computer Music Studio.

Augusta
12512 Sonic Arts I: Digital Music Systems MW 09:00AM-10:20AM Mauceri 3

 

MUS 333 History and Literature of Music I

A study of European music styles and the principal composers of the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Twentieth Century periods. Special attention is paid to forms, compositional techniques, related arts and aesthetic ideas of the times. Prerequisite: MUS131 or permission of instructor

Augusta
12514 History and Literature of Music I MW 11:30AM-12:50PM Moseley 3

 

MUS 337 Tradition & Innovation: Art Music Since the Romantics

A study of 20th and 21st century composers, styles and techniques in European and American Art Music. Composers, their works, and relevant new technologies will be examined within their larger cultural and artistic context. For non-music majors. Prerequisite: ENG 102 (MUS 123,160,or 190 suggested, but not mandatory) or permission of the instructor.

WEB
09432 Tradition & Innovation: Art Music Since the Romantic Jenkins 3

 

MUS 345 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition

These courses build upon concepts and techniques learned in the MUS 141/142/243/244 sequence; admittance requires Junior standing. Individual teachers will provide sequencing of these studies so that all students will reach a requisite level of ability prior to enrollment in MUS 448. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 100. Limited to music majors. Corequisite: MUS 100

Augusta
12653 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition Staff 2

 

MUS 346 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition

These courses build upon concepts and techniques learned in the MUS 141/142/243/244 sequence; admittance requires Junior standing. Individual teachers will provide sequencing of these studies so that all students will reach a requisite level of ability prior to enrollment in MUS 448. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 100. Limited to music majors. Corequisite: MUS 100

Augusta
12654 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition Staff 2

 

MUS 355 Junior Ensemble Sequence

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The third- and fourth-year ensemble sequence builds upon the material covered in the first two years. More complex arrangements are performed, and there is a concentration on more advanced improvisation concepts such as altered harmonies and their corresponding scale forms, repertoire containing rapidly modulating chord progressions, and modal harmony and voicing.

Augusta
12657 Junior Ensemble Sequence Staff 1

 

MUS 356 Junior Ensemble Sequence II

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The third- and fourth-year ensemble sequence builds upon the material covered in the first two years. More complex arrangements are performed, and there is a concentration on more advanced improvisation concepts such as altered harmonies and their corresponding scale forms, repertoire containing rapidly modulating chord progressions, and modal harmony and voicing.

Augusta
12658 Junior Ensemble Sequence II Staff 1

 

MUS 361 Music Pedagogy

Music Pedagogy is designed to assist the student in the development of the knowledge and skills necessary to teach his or her instrument/voice. The first in a sequence of three pedagogy courses. MUS 361 introduces the student to the study of pedagogy. topics include an overview of the history of jazz and contemporary music education, the psychological foundations and philosophies of music education, planning for teaching, an overview of the business and administrative practices of studio teaching, and current Maine teacher certification requirements.

Augusta
12527 Music Pedagogy W 05:00PM-06:30PM Jenkins 3

 

MUS 447 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition

These courses build upon concepts and techniques learned in the MUS 141/142/243/244 sequence; admittance requires Junior standing. Individual teachers will provide sequencing of these studies so that all students will reach a requisite level of ability prior to enrollment in MUS 448. Must be taken concurrently with MUS 100. Limited to music majors. Corequisite: MUS 100

Augusta
12655 Applied Music: Major Instrument, Voice or Composition Staff 2

 

MUS 448 Senior Concert

Each student will produce and/or perform, as appropriate, in a 45-minute concert presented in Jewett Hall. Students are responsible for all aspects of the concert, including procurement of requisite accompanists and equipment, adequate rehearsal prior to the concert, publicity, parts copying, and writing of a concert program/notes. Students must perform for a faculty jury at least two weeks prior to the concert performance; the concert will be presented only after the jury has determined that the program has been prepared to a requisite level of proficiency (as appropriate to the final year in a bachelor of music program). All students (instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers) must determine appropriate repertoire for the concert with the guidance and supervision of their applied music instructor. Students who pursue the composition concentration are not required to perform in the concert. However, it is expected that the compositions are arrangements they present will represent a substantial body of work. Prerequisite: MUS 447

Augusta
12656 Senior Concert Staff 2

 

MUS 457 Senior Ensemble Sequence I

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The third- and fourth-year ensemble sequence builds upon the material covered in the first two years. More complex arrangements are performed, and there is a concentration on more advanced improvisation concepts such as altered harmonies and their corresponding scale forms, repertoire containing rapidly modulating chord progressions, and modal harmony and voicing.

Augusta
12659 Senior Ensemble Sequence I Staff 1

 

MUS 458 Junior Ensemble Sequence II

Placement in each ensemble is by audition only. The third- and fourth-year ensemble sequence builds upon the material covered in the first two years. More complex arrangements are performed, and there is a concentration on more advanced improvisation concepts such as altered harmonies and their corresponding scale forms, repertoire containing rapidly modulating chord progressions, and modal harmony and voicing.

Augusta
12660 Junior Ensemble Sequence II Staff 1

 

MUS 471 Music Business

An intensive, straightforward, practical examination of career opportunities in the music and recording industries. Emphasis will be on understanding how these industries function and on understanding music business practices that are usually only learned through years of experience. On-site field experience is included. Prerequisite: MUS132 or permission of instructor

Augusta
12538 Music Business TTH 09:00AM-10:20AM Thompson 3