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Jacobs School of Music
2007-2009
Academic Bulletin

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Academic Courses—Accompanying, Chamber Music, Coaching, Techniques, Conducting, and Ballet

Accompanying, Chamber Music, Coaching, and Techniques
Conducting
Ballet

Accompanying, Chamber Music, Coaching, and Techniques

F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory (1 cr.) C: F281 Brass Instrument Techniques or F337 Woodwinds Techniques. Preparing lessons, teaching, and conducting heterogeneous instrumental ensembles.

F205 Introduction to Instrumental Techniques (3 cr.) For B.M.E. voice and piano concentrations. Techniques and materials for beginning instrumental study. Recommended for sophomores and juniors.

F261 String Class Techniques (2 cr.) Class instruction and teaching methods for violin, viola, violoncello, and double bass.

F281 Brass Instrument Techniques (2 cr.) C: F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory. Class instruction and teaching methods for trumpet, horn, trombone, and tuba.

F300 Piano Accompanying (1 cr.)* Sight reading, transposing, and acquaintance with vocal and instrumental literature.

F301 Accompanying Recital (1 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Rehearsal and performance as accompanist for a required public performance of a full undergraduate or graduate recital.

F302 Classroom Instrument Techniques (2 cr.) Beginning instruction in recorder, guitar, lap dulcimer, autoharp, and classroom Orff Instrument (pitched and non-pitched).

F337 Woodwind Techniques (2 cr.) C: F200 Music Education Instrumental Laboratory. Class instruction and teaching methods for flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, and saxophone.

F338 Percussion Techniques (2 cr.) Instruction in timpani, snare drum, xylophone, bass drum, cymbals, Latin and jazz drums, etc. Laboratory class with an emphasis on teaching techniques.

F340 Postural Alignment for the Musician (1 cr.) Biomechanical integration of the muscular and skeletal systems to promote a balanced and supported posture for all musical activites. Centering and relaxation skills. No more than two credit hours of course enrollment may be counted toward undergraduate music electives.

F400 Seminar in Interpretation (2-3 cr.) P: Audition by and consent of instructor concerned. Instruction in interpretation by a performance teacher who is not the student’s regular instructor.

F403 Scoring Percussion (2 cr.) Nomenclature, calligraphy, spectrum, notation, legend systems, timbre, characteristics, and ranges.

F404 Percussion Master Class (2 cr.) Technical, physical, aesthetic, and logistical factors in preparing solo, chamber, and orchestral repertory.

F405 Percussion Seminar (1-3 cr.) History, languages, and written and improvisational uses of indigenous instruments. Masterworks survey.

F411 Musical Productions for the Choral Director (2 cr.) P: E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education. Direction of vocal/choral productions involving staging or movement, including madrigal dinners, musical theatre, vocal jazz, and show choir.

F412 The Children’s Chorus (2 cr.) Vocal and choral techniques, literature, and organizational practices appropriate for children’s choral ensembles.

F413 Choral Literature for Music Educators (2 cr.) P: E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education. Survey of choral music appropriate for secondary school ensembles.

F414 Music in Early Childhood (2 cr.) P: E131 Freshman Colloquium in Music Education. C: EDUC M401 Field Experience. Methods and materials appropriate to the musical development of children from birth to age five.

F415 Orff, Dalcroze, Kodály (2 cr.) Principles and practices of music instruction associated with Carl Orff, Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, and Zoltan Kodály.

F419 Orchestral Repertoire (1 cr.) Study of orchestral repertoire for various instruments.

F420 Topics in Performance Study (1-3 cr.)

F449 Rudiments of Harp Ensemble Performance (1 cr.) Preparation for performance with mixed instrument ensembles.

F450 Chamber Music (1 cr.) Rehearsal and performance of chamber music.

F457 Seminar in Performance (1-3 cr.) P: Permission of instructor. Independent study.

F461-F462 Score Reading I-II (1-1 cr.) P: Adequate skill at the keyboard and T232 Musical Skills III. Performance at the piano of graded examples of scores, both vocal and instrumental.

F466 Techniques in Marching Bands (2 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. For undergraduates and graduates majoring in music education. Techniques for organizing and training marching bands in public schools and at the college level. Planning and charting football shows; rehearsal problems.

F500 Accompanying Recital (0 cr.)* Required for fulfillment of second recital requirement for M.M. piano majors. Student is assigned to an accompanying coach as a studio accompanist for one semester and must appear as accompanist for a required public performance of a full undergraduate or graduate recital.

F501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music (3 cr.) Introduction to the art of accompaniment of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century music. Repertoire is selected from a wide variety of chamber and larger works, both vocal and instrumental. Included in the study are recitative, embellishment, and improvisation.

F502 Readings in Basso Continuo (3 cr.) P: F501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music or equivalent experience. Primary sources regarding basso continuo performance practices are examined. Emphasis is on performance from figured and unfigured bass.

F503 Advanced Topics in Basso Continuo (3 cr.) P: F501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music and F502 Readings in Basso Continuo. National styles of basso continuo practice from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Readings and application to compositions of selected composers.

F519 Orchestral Repertoire (1 cr.) Study of orchestral repertoire for various instruments.

F520 Topics in Performance Study (1-3 cr.)

F531 Score Reading and Aural Skills I(1 cr.) P: T511 or equivalent. Performance at the piano of graded examples of orchestral and choral scores. Transposition of instruments through the mastery of clef reading. Advanced ear training, emphasizing skills for conductors.

F532 Score Reading and Aural Skills II(1 cr.) P: F531 or permission of instructor. Continuation of work in F531.

F533 Advanced Score Reading and Aural Skills I(1 cr.) P: F532 or permission of instructor. Further mastery of score reading and aural skills for conductors.

F534 Advanced Score Reading and Aural Skills II(1 cr.) P: F533 or permission of instructor. Continuation of work in F533.

F540 Postural Alignment for the Musician (1 cr.) Biomechanical integration of the muscular and skeletal systems to promote a balanced and supported posture for all musical activities. Centering and relaxation skills. No more than two credit hours of course enrollment may be counted toward the diploma music course requirement, or towards the graduate ouside area or minor.

F549 Elements of Harp Ensemble Performance (1 cr.) Study of the techniques and literature for multiple-harp ensembles. F549 may be waived for students with comparable experience; courses in conducting or harp pedagogy may be substituted upon recommendation of the department chair.

F550 Chamber Music (1 cr.) Rehearsal and performance of chamber music.

F551 Practicum in Transcription for the Guitar (2 cr.) Guided exercises in transcribing works for the guitar originally written for piano, lute, violin, cello, or other instrument or instrumental ensemble.

F560 Chamber Music: Variable Title (3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Inquiry into selected aspects of instrumental and vocal chamber music literature and history related to specific repertoires, genres, style, performance practices, and traditions. Performance of a wide range of representative works. May be repeated.

F561 Seminar in Interpretation (2-3 cr.) P: Audition by and consent of instructor. Instruction in interpretation by a performance teacher who is not the student’s regular instructor.

F590 Techniques in Marching Band for Graduate Students (3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Overview of the complete marching band program (college and high school) including show planning, drill writing, administration, and rehearsal techniques.

F603-F604 Seminar in Percussion Performance I-II (2-2 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. The technical and physical factors governing the performance of solo, chamber, and orchestral literature.

F650 Coaching Chamber Music (1 cr.) For doctoral students meeting coaching requirements for chamber ensembles.

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Conducting

G370 Techniques for Conducting (2 cr.) P: T231 Musical Skills II and T251 Music Theory and Literature III. Fundamentals of score reading and baton technique.

G371 Choral Conducting I(2 cr.) P: G370 Techniques for Conducting. Conducting patterns applied to elements of interpretation. Practice in sight singing. Class forms practice choir.

G372 Choral Conducting II(2 cr.) P: G371 Choral Conducting I. Choral conducting applied to tone, balance, diction, phrasing, and interpretation.

G373 Instrumental Conducting (2 cr.) P: G370 Techniques for Conducting. Further development of score reading and conducting technique.

G555 Foundations in Choral Conducting for Graduate Students (3 cr.) P: Graduate standing in the Jacobs School of Music or permission of instructor. Techniques for the beginning choral conductor, including basic fundamentals of stick technique, development of aural and rehearsal skills, and score analysis for the conductor. Intended to satisfy deficiency requirements as a prerequisite for G560 Graduate Choral Conducting or to serve as an elective. Does not satisfy any existing degree requirement in conducting on the graduate level.

G560 Graduate Choral Conducting (3 cr.) P: G371 Choral Conducting I or G555 Foundations in Choral Conducting for Graduate Students. For graduate students majoring in fields other than choral conducting. Admission by examination during orientation week. The course may be taken more than once.

G561-G562 Master’s Choral Conducting I-II (3-3 cr.) Study of the art and techniques of choral conducting as related to a study of the score. Major works from the choral and choral/orchestral literature are conducted.

G566 Interpretation and Conducting of Band Literature I (3 cr.) P: Two semesters of undergraduate conducting or equivalent required. Study of selected concert band literature up to and including grade V material, with an emphasis on original band compositions. Baton technique, score analysis, and rehearsal techniques.

G567 Interpretation and Conducting of Band Literature II(3 cr.) P: Two semesters of undergraduate conducting or equivalent required. Study of selected wind literature at the most advanced levels for both small and large ensembles. Continued development of baton and rehearsal techniques and score preparation. Includes rehearsal and performance of selected works.

G570 Graduate Instrumental Conducting (3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Required for graduate students with a cognate or minor field in instrumental conducting.

G571 Master’s Advanced Instrumental Conducting (3cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Baton techniques and critical examination of scores; problems of rehearsal and interpretation. May be repeated for degree credit.

G579 Master’s Advanced Wind Conducting (3 cr.) P: Admission to the wind conducting program and consent of instructor. Baton technique and critical analysis of scores; rehearsal and interpretive problems.

G634 Collegium Directing (3 cr.) A practical study of the operation of university collegium musicum programs, including repertory, instrument acquisition and maintenance, coaching and directing vocal and instrumental early music ensembles.

G661 Doctoral Choral Conducting: Renaissance (3 cr.) Study of the art and techniques of choral conducting as related to a study of the score. Major works from the choral literature are conducted.

G662 Doctoral Choral Conducting: Baroque (3 cr.) Study of the art and techniques of choral conducting as related to a study of the score. Major works from the choral and choral/orchestral literature are conducted.

G663 Doctoral Choral Conducting: Classic/Romantic (3 cr.) Study of the art and techniques of choral conducting as related to a study of the score. Major works from the choral and choral/orchestral literature are conducted.

G664 Doctoral Choral Conducting: Music since 1900 (3 cr.) Study of the art and techniques of choral conducting as related to a study of the score. Major works from the choral and choral/orchestral literature are conducted.

G671 Doctoral Advanced Instrumental Conducting (3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor. Baton technique and critical examination of scores; problems of rehearsal and interpretation. May be repeated for degree credit.

G679 Doctoral Advanced Wind Conducting (3 cr.) P: Admission to the wind conducting program and consent of instructor. Baton technique and critical analysis of scores; rehearsal and interpretive problems.

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Ballet

J100 Ballet Elective/Secondary (2 cr.)

J210 Jazz Dance (1 cr.) A study of jazz dance, including early jazz and musical comedy as well as contemporary styles. Emphasis on current locomotor jazz techniques.

J320 Pointe Technique (1 cr.) Authorization and concurrent enrollment in J100 Intermediate/Advanced Ballet required. The study of classical ballet pointe work. Open to non–ballet majors.

J340 Ballet Pedagogy (2 cr.) A current approach to the theory and practice of teaching classical ballet.

J400 Ballet (Major) (2-6 cr.) Daily technique classes, including pointe, for students in the Bachelor of Science in Ballet degree program. Performance emphasis.

J410 Choreography Workshop (2 cr.) A practical study of the craft of making dances using classical ballet technique.

J700 Ballet Graduate Elective (Beginning I) (cr. arr.)

J810 Graduate Jazz Dance (1 cr.) Jazz dance class for graduate students.

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