Summer Term

Music

Summer Term 2014 Offerings

MUS 212-40 Music in Western Culture
Development of skills in listening to music. No background in music is needed. Following an introduction to the elements of music, music literature in historical perspective is presented with a view toward awakening critical abilities helpful in understand­ing and enjoying music. Attendance at concert performances is required.

June 9–August 2, 2014
Lecture: Tuesday, Thursday
2:30–5:00 p.m., Irion Hall, Room 200
Steven J. Suvada

MUS 312-46 Concerts for Credit
Development of capacities for listening to music through guided independent study. Concert attendance, lectures, and writing assignments provide a basis for the appreciation of music as an art form. Students predetermine course grades by contracting with the instructor. Junior or senior standing required.

June 9–August 2, 2014
Lecture: Tuesday
6:30–10:00 p.m., Irion Hall, Room 103
Timothy O. Hays

MUS 336-10 String Improvisation for Educators

.50 credit
The purpose of this course is to provide current music educators an opportunity to learn string improvisation techniques utilizing fiddling, rock, pop, and jazz styles, and to provide undergraduate students a working knowledge of improvisation. Performance and pedagogical techniques will be taught, and literature appropriate for various levels of school string ensembles will be explores. An intermediate to advanced playing level on a string instrument is required.

July 21–25, 2014
Lecture: Monday–Friday
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Irion Hall, Room 041
Edgar Gabriel

MUS 468-40 Internship
1.50 credit
Controlled, on-the-job experience with participating businesses for senior music business
students. May be taken during the regular term with part-time employment of 18 to 20 hours weekly or during the Summer Term with 36 to 40 hours per week. Term project required. Applications should be made early in the term preceding registration. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: MUS 330 and consent of instructor.

June 9–August 2, 2014
Timothy O. Hays

MUS 536-10 String Improvisation for Educators
.75 credit
The purpose of this course is to provide current music educators an opportunity to learn string improvisation techniques utilizing fiddling, rock, pop, and jazz styles, and to provide undergraduate students a working knowledge of improvisation. Performance and pedagogical techniques will be taught, and literature appropriate for various levels of school string ensembles will be explores. An intermediate to advanced playing level on a string instrument is required.

July 21–25, 2014
Lecture: Monday–Friday
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Irion Hall, Room 041
Edgar Gabriel

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