Agenda Item FA 14-11

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

College of Arts and Sciences (Graduate)

(Mathematics & Statistics, Music): New Courses, Course Changes, and Programs of Studies Changes (8 packages)

04/03/14: Passed

04/15/14: Approved

Log Number: 201401-0

Mathematics and Statistics – Graduate

Add a new non-degree program                       
Certificate - Applied Mathematics

Summary of the Changes:
This package is a request to add a new certificate program in Applied Mathematics. This certificate program has been designed to serve professionals in northeast Florida with a need to increase their data-analysis and analytical abilities and gain a greater knowledge of mathematical methods in their workplace. It also serves as a springboard for students desiring to complete a Master's degree in Mathematical Sciences, as each of the Applied Mathematics courses can be used to meet requirements for the MS degree. The required number of hours for this certificate program is fifteen hours.
(Click here  for the program of study)

Log Number: 201401-13

Music – Graduate  

 

Add a new degree-major-concentration program
Master of Music - Performance Major Conducting Concentration

Summary of the Changes:
Fix learning outcomes - Choral Lit and Inst Lit
This package is a request to add Music Performance as a major in the recently approved Master of Music degree and to add Conducting as a concentration of that major (M.M. Music Performance: Conducting). The M.M., a practice-oriented degree designated by the National Association of Schools of Music, will consist of 36 credit hours of graduate courses offered by the Department of Music. The attached program of study includes courses created in this package.
Courses to be added to the program of study:
MUH 5XXX Bibliography
MUH 6XXX Perspectives in Music History
MUT 6XXX Perspectives in Music Theory
MUG 6XXX Advanced Choral Conducting
MUG 6XXX Advanced Instrumental Conducting
MUG 6XXX Choral Conducting and Literature Seminar
MUG 6XXX Instrumental Conducting and Literature Seminar
MUN 6XXX Choral Ensemble
MUN 6XXX Instrumental Ensemble Performance
MUL 6XXX Choral Literature
MUL 6XXX Instrumental Literature
MUG 6XXX Graduate Conducting Recital
MUG 6XXX Graduate Conducting Lecture Recital
MUG 6XXX Applied Choral Conducting
MUG 6XXX Applied Instrumental Conducting
MUN 6XXX Wind Symphony
(Click here for the program of study)

 

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Bibliography (3 crs)

MUH

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Music Bibliography provides an extensive overview of the elements involved in conducting graduate-level research in the field of music. Students will become familiar with use of libraries and all their resources, including print, digital, and archival materials. Furthermore, they will learn to properly evaluate these items. This course will also cover how to prepare research for presentation, utilizing proper citations and appropriate style.

 

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Perspectives in Music Theory
(3 crs)

MUT

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Perspectives in Music Theory provides a systematic introduction to advanced music-theoretical concepts and methodologies. Students will learn about current and historical approaches to music theory and analysis, and will consider the relationship between music theory and other musical activities (e.g., performance and composition). Coursework will involve the close study of individual musical works from a wide range of stylistic and historical contexts, together with assigned readings from scholarly books and articles. Prerequisite: at least two years of college-level music theory.

 

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Advanced Choral Conducting
(2 crs)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUT1112: Theory II"
AND "MUG3104: Basic Conducting"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Prerequisite: MUT1112 Theory II and MUG3104 Basic Conducting. This course provides advanced study in choral conducting. This course will engage in an intensive study of the art of conducting, score preparation/analysis, and rehearsal pedagogy. Students will study conducting with emphasis on going beyond the pattern, gesture-to-sound relationship, and demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of musical forms and concepts through conducting. Additional topics may include technical studies, sight-reading and selections from masterworks. Material will be assigned based on student ability and will be chosen from a broad selection of traditional and non-traditional choral and orchestral repertoire. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Advanced Instrumental Conducting (2 crs)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUT1112: Theory II"
AND "MUG3104: Basic Conducting"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Prerequisite: MUT1112 Theory II and MUG3104 Basic Conducting. This course will engage in an intensive study of the art of conducting, score preparation/analysis, and rehearsal techniques. A variety of philosophical and physiological approaches to each of these elements will be presented and discussed throughout the semester. Permission of the instructor is required.

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Choral Conducting and Literature Seminar (2 crs)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course provides additional study in conducting and literature. This course will engage in an intensive study in conducting topics, repertoire, score preparation/analysis, rehearsal techniques, resource assessments, technical studies, sight-reading and selections from masterworks. Assignments will be given based on student ability and chosen from a broad selection of traditional and non-traditional repertoire. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Instrumental Conducting and Literature Seminar (2 crs)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

The primary focus of this seminar course will be the establishment of procedures for an informed and artistic performance, while exploring/analyzing the dimension of instrumental repertoire and inherent conducting requirements and expectations. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Choral Ensemble (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Each semester in residence, MM students in both conducting and voice are required to participate in ensembles. Placement in ensembles will be determined through an audition process. The choral repertoire includes music from the Renaissance to contemporary music and ranges from chamber music to choral-orchestral masterworks. The ensemble will rehearse up to four hours per week in addition to dress rehearsals and public performances. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Instrumental Ensemble Performance (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This ensemble experience will explore a full spectrum of traditional and contemporary repertoire in both small and large ensemble environments. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Choral Literature (3 crs)

MUL

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course serves as a survey of choral literature. Writing and research, in addition to demonstration of graduate-level knowledge of musical theory, history, style and performance practice are major components of this course. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Instrumental Literature (3 crs)

MUL

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Instrumental Literature will explore the rich and diverse history of instrumental repertoire and the accompanying conducting, rehearsal and performance demands of the conductor. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Graduate Conducting Lecture Recital (0 cr)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course will engage in an intensive study of the art of conducting, score preparation/analysis, and rehearsal techniques. A variety of philosophical and physiological approaches to each of these elements will be presented and discussed on a pre-determined topic presented in a lecture format. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Graduate Conducting Recital
(2 crs)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None 
Course Description:

As a culminating demonstration of professional capability in the major field, the student must conduct an ensemble in public performance as designated by the supervising faculty member. Depending on conducting student assignments, these recitals will include repertoire conducted with an assigned group for the semester or with an outside group, respectively. Repertoire will be researched and chosen by the student in conjunction with the instructor and ensemble will be determined depending on the semester’s ensemble requirements. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Instrumental Conducting
(2 crs)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course will engage in an intensive study of the art of conducting, score preparation/analysis, and rehearsal techniques. A variety of philosophical and physiological approaches to each of these elements will be presented and discussed throughout the semester designed specifically to establish the procedures for an informed and artistic performance. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Choral Conducting
(2 crs)

MUG

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course provides individual study in conducting. Students will study conducting with emphasis to deepen relationship to the score “beyond the pattern” with a focus on gesture-to-sound relationships based on knowledge of the music. Additional topics may include technical studies, sight-reading and selections from masterworks. Repertoire will be assigned based on student ability and will be chosen from a broad selection of traditional and non-traditional choral and orchestral repertoire. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Wind Symphony (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Open to all UNF students, the Graduate level Wind Symphony performs a full spectrum of traditional and contemporary wind band literature, with performances scheduled on and off campus. This course is required of instrumental majors and may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. (A material fee of $35 will be assessed.) Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Perspectives in Music History
(3 crs)

MUH

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUH5XXX: Bibliography"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Perspectives in Music History introduces students to the study of musicology. Students will read, evaluate, and discuss examples of music scholarship about a variety of topics, including traditional musicology, ethnomusicology, and popular music and jazz studies. This course also introduces students to methodology such as traditional analysis, historical research, ethnography, and close reading of texts. Students will also improve their writing skills through a major research paper on a topic within their specialty or interest. Prerequisite: MUH 5XXX Bibliography.

 

Log Number: 201401-14

Music – Graduate  

 

Add a new degree-major-concentration program
Master of Music - Performance Major Piano Concentration

Summary of the Changes:
This package is a request to add Piano as a concentration of the M.M. Music Performance degree. The M.M., a practice-oriented degree designated by the National Association of Schools of Music, will consist of 36 credit hours of graduate courses offered by the Department of Music. The attached program of study includes courses created in this package as well as courses created in a previous package.
Courses to be added to the program of study:
(Submitted in this package)
MVK 6XXX Pedagogy of Group Piano
MUN 6XXX Chamber Music
MVK 6XXX Applied Piano
MUS 6XXX Graduate Recital
MUS 6XXX Graduate Chamber Recital
MUN 6XXX Piano Accompanying
MVK 6XXX Special Topics in Piano Literature
MVK 6XXX Seminar in Piano Pedagogy
(Submitted in a previous package)
MUH 5XXX Bibliography
MUH 6XXX Perspectives in Music History
MUT 6XXX Perspectives in Music Theory
MUN 6XXX Choral Ensemble
MUN 6XXX Orchestra
MUN 6XXX Wind Symphony
MUS 6XXX Comprehensive Oral Examination
(Click here for the program of study)

 

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Pedagogy of Group Piano (3 crs)

MVK

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course encompasses the methodology of group piano teaching and a survey of materials for beginning through intermediate study in group piano teaching. Class projects will include an evaluation of texts suitable for young beginners, adult classes, and college courses in group piano instruction. The focus will be on issues of pacing in classroom teaching, curriculum building, need for supplementary material, and technical aspects such as rhythm drills, keyboard theory activities, and the use of exercises and etudes.

 

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Special Topics in Piano Literature
(3 crs)

MVK

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course targets chosen areas of the piano repertoire for detailed examination. Topics may be chosen according to historical era, selected composers' output or selected forms or techniques. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Seminar in Piano Pedagogy (3 crs)

MVK

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course presents the skills needed for teaching students other than traditional beginning piano students. The course will present a variety of special topics related to learning theory, non-traditional students, and the integration of technology into the piano studio. It will also include an examination of current issues, policies, and trends in the field.

 

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Applied Piano (2 crs)

MVK

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVK6XXX Applied Piano are required for piano majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of an hour of one-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Piano Accompanying (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course will ask students to accompany a single student recital, including the pre-concert jury, dress rehearsal, performance, their lessons with the soloist's teacher, and practice times mutually agreeable to soloist and accompanist or accompany private lessons in studios as assigned for a total of 4 hours per week. On occasion this course may require weekend rehearsals and performances. This course will satisfy one option for graduate piano students to meet the requirement for large ensemble credit. It can be taken, with instructor permission, in place of MUN 6XXX Choral Ensemble, MUN 6XXX Orchestra, or MUN 6XXX Wind Symphony. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.

 

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Graduate Chamber Music (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

In this course students will study and perform a variety of music for various chamber ensembles. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

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Graduate Recital (2 crs)

MUS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

The Graduate Recital is presented as the culmination of four semesters of Applied lessons. The repertoire will be chosen by both the applied professor and the student. Selections will demonstrate a mastery of both technical skill and musical sophistication. The emphasis will be on the solo performer, though some additional musicians may be utilized. Program notes are required as a part of this final presentation and must be submitted and approved by the applied teacher prior to the final program publication. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Graduate Chamber Recital (2 crs)

MUS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

The Graduate Chamber Recital will be presented prior to the culmination of four semesters of Applied lessons. The recital will be of a collaborative nature involving other musicians. The concert will be a performance of representative chamber music literature that will be coached and rehearsed with the applied teacher. The repertoire performed will demonstrate developed technique and be of a high artistic value. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.

 

Log Number: 201401-15

Music – Graduate

Add a new degree-major-concentration program                       
Master of Music - Performance Major Strings Concentration

Summary of the Changes:
This package is a request to add Strings as a concentration of the M.M. Music Performance degree. The M.M., a practice-oriented degree designated by the National Association of Schools of Music, will consist of 36 credit hours of graduate courses offered by the Department of Music. The attached program of study includes courses created in this package as well as courses created in a previous package.
Courses to be added to the program of study:
(Submitted in this package)
MVS 6XXX Advanced Violin and Viola Pedagogy
MVS 6XXX Advanced Cello and Bass Pedagogy
MVS 6XXX Violin Orchestra Repertory
MVS 6XXX Viola Orchestra Repertory
MVS 6XXX Cello Orchestra Repertory
MVS 6XXX Bass Orchestra Repertory
MVS 6XXX Applied Violin
MVS 6XXX Applied Viola
MVS 6XXX Applied Cello
MVS 6XXX Applied Bass
MUN 6XXX Orchestra
MVS 6XXX Graduate String Recital
MVS 6XXX Graduate String Chamber Recital
(Submitted in a previous package)
MUH 5XXX Bibliography
MUH 6XXX Perspectives in Music History
MUT 6XXX Perspectives in Music Theory
MUN 6XXX Chamber Music
MUS 6XXX Comprehensive Oral Examination
(Click here for the program of study)

 

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Applied Violin (2 crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVS 6XXX Applied Violin are required for violin majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of one hour of one-on-one instruction per week, focusing on violin technique and repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through musical performance of assigned materials, and at the end of each semester with a jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Applied Viola (2 crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVS 6XXX Applied Viola are required for viola majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of one hour of one-on-one instruction per week, focusing on viola technique and repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through musical performance of assigned materials, and at the end of each semester with a jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Applied Cello (2 crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVS 6XXX Applied Cello are required for cello majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of one hour of one on one instruction per week, focusing on cello technique and repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through musical performance of assigned materials, and at the end of each semester with a jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Applied Bass (2 crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVS 6XXX Applied Bass are required for bass majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of one hour of one-on-one instruction per week, focusing on bass technique and repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through musical performance of assigned materials, and at the end of each semester with a jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Advanced Violin and Viola Pedagogy (3 crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

One semester of MVS 6XXX Advanced Violin and Viola String Pedagogy is required for violin and viola majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of two and a half hours of instruction per week, focusing on violin and viola technique, teaching and applying concepts to repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through the student's ability to state their knowledge on the subject matter and their progression in their ability to teach technical concepts related to string playing. Other requirements such as presentations or papers will also be part of this class. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

 

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Advanced Cello and Bass Pedagogy (3 crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

One semester of MVS 6XXX Advanced Cello and Bass String Pedagogy is required for cello and bass majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of two and a half hours of instruction per week, focusing on cello and bass technique, teaching and applying concepts to repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through the student's ability to state their knowledge on the subject matter and their progression in their ability to teach technical concepts related to string playing. Other requirements such as presentations or papers will also be part of this class. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

 

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Orchestra (2 crs)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course focuses on the study and performance of standard classical, romantic and contemporary orchestral repertoires. Historical and stylistic considerations for each musical work selected is analyzed in depth. The UNF Orchestra gives many performances throughout the year in the UNF Fine Arts concert halls, as well as other concert venues. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Violin Orchestra Repertory (2crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This class focuses on the most challenging orchestral excerpts for violin. Each excerpt will be discussed and performed, addressing the technical demands as well as the broader context of how the excerpt fit into the orchestral composition.

 

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Viola Orchestra Repertory (2crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This class focuses on the most challenging orchestral excerpts for viola. Each excerpt will be discussed and performed, addressing the technical demands as well as the broader context of how the excerpt fit into the orchestral composition.

 

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Cello Orchestra Repertory (2crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:    
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This class focuses on the most challenging orchestral excerpts for cello. Each excerpt will be discussed and performed, addressing the technical demands as well as the broader context of how the excerpt fit into the orchestral composition.

 

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Bass Orchestra Repertory (2crs)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This class focuses on the most challenging orchestral excerpts for bass. Each excerpt will be discussed and performed, addressing the technical demands as well as the broader context of how the excerpt fit into the orchestral composition.

 

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Gradate String Chamber Recital
(1 cr)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course satisfies the chamber recital requirement for the Master of Music in Performance degree with a concentration in Strings. String majors are required to present a minimum of one chamber recital.

 

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Graduate String Recital (1 cr)

MVS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course tracks the mandatory solo recital requirement for the Master of Music in Performance degree. Music majors in the M.M. Performance program are required to present a minimum of one solo recital.

 

Log Number: 201401-16

Music – Graduate

 

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Master of Music - Performance Major Voice Concentration

Summary of the Changes:
This package is a request to add Voice as a concentration of the M.M. Music Performance degree. The M.M., a practice-oriented degree designated by the National Association of Schools of Music, will consist of 36 credit hours of graduate courses offered by the Department of Music. The attached program of study includes courses created in this package as well as courses created in a previous package.
Courses to be added to the program of study:
(Submitted in this package)
MVV 6XXX Applied Voice
MVV 6XXX Vocal Pedagogy
MVV 6XXX Lyric Diction
MVV 6XXX Graduate Voice Recital
MUO 6XXX Opera Ensemble
MUL 6XXX Vocal Literature
(Submitted in a previous package)
MUH 5XXX Bibliography
MUH 6XXX Perspectives in Music History
MUT 6XXX Perspectives in Music Theory
MUN 6XXX Choral Ensemble
MUS 6XXX Comprehensive Oral Examination
(To be offered by Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)
FRE 1120 Beginning French I
FRE 1121 Beginning French II
FRE 1120 Beginning German I
FRE 1121 Beginning German II
(Click here for the program of study)

 

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Applied Voice (2 crs)

MVV

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVV6XXX Applied Voice are required for voice majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for up to 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Opera Ensemble (2 crs)

MUO

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of vocal ensembles (either MUO 6XXX Opera Ensemble, or MUO 6XXX Choral Ensemble, or combination of both) are required for voice majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course offers a production based curriculum, which requires participation in two rehearsals per week and performance of concerts, full opera productions, or any additional events presented by UNF Opera Ensemble each semester. Learning will be assessed each week through musical and dramatic performance of assigned opera repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final performance of complete opera production, or selected concert repertoire, and will be graded by the supervising faculty. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

 

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Vocal Pedagogy (2 crs)

MVV

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Vocal Pedagogy is especially designed for singers to improve their understanding of the anatomy, physiology and function of the singing voice. This course provides a comprehensive overview of the concepts and methodologies of modern and historical vocal pedagogy. Vocal Pedagogy is required for completion of the MM degree in Voice Performance. This course consists of two 50-minute classes per week. Learning will be assessed each week through assigned homework, written exams, and course projects. Each semester will culminate with a final examination graded by the supervising faculty.

 

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Vocal Literature (2 crs)

MUL

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Vocal Literature is especially designed for singers as an in-depth examination of the standard vocal repertory spanning Baroque through Contemporary time periods. Emphasis will be placed on literature in Italian, English, Spanish, German, and French.

 

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Lyric Diction (2 crs)

MVV

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Lyric Diction is especially designed for singers to improve their linguistic abilities as required by the singing profession. Special attention is paid to proper pronunciation and fluency in reading French, German, and Italian language. This course is required for completion of the MM degree in in Voice Performance. This course consists of two one-hour classes per week. Learning will be assessed each week according to assigned homework, proficiency tests, and vocabulary quizzes. Each semester will culminate with a final exam graded by the supervising faculty.

 

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Graduate Voice Recital (1 cr)

MVV

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course consists of preparation and performance of one full solo voice recital to be performed at the end of the year of study. Preparation for the recital will take place each week during Applied Voice Lessons, and it will be assessed according to performance of assigned repertoire. Each recital will be performed live and graded by a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits. (A material fee will be assessed.) Permission of the instructor is required.

 

Log Number: 201401-17

Music – Graduate

Add a new degree-major-concentration program                       
Master of Music - Performance Major Jazz Studies Concentration

Summary of the Changes:
This package is a request to add Jazz as a concentration of the M.M. Music Performance degree. The M.M., a practice-oriented degree designated by the National Association of Schools of Music, will consist of 36 credit hours of graduate courses offered by the Department of Music. The attached program of study includes courses created in this package as well as courses created in a previous package.
Courses to be added to the program of study:
(Submitted in this package)
MUT 5XXX Jazz Styles and Analysis I
MUT 5XXX Jazz Styles and Analysis II
MUT 6XXX Jazz Arranging III
MUN 6XXX Jazz Ensemble
MUN 6XXX Jazz Combo
MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Saxophone
MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Trumpet
MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Trombone
MVJ 6XXX Applied Guitar
MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Piano
MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Bass
MVJ 6XXX Applied Set Drums
(Submitted in a previous package)
MUH 5XXX Bibliography
MUH 6XXX Perspectives in Music History
MUT 6XXX Perspectives in Music Theory
MUS 6XXX Comprehensive Oral Examination
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Jazz Styles and Analysis I (3 crs)

MUT

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is a study of jazz styles from the New Orleans era to the "Cool" era. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of transcribed solos as recorded by major jazz artists.

 

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Jazz Styles and Analysis II (3 crs)

MUT

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is a study of jazz styles from the Hard Bop era to the present. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of transcribed solos as recorded by major jazz artists

 

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Jazz Ensemble (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course emphasizes the performance of jazz repertoire through the big band medium. The repertoire explored will expose the student to a variety of idioms from different cultures. Music reading skills are required. In addition to the scheduled class time, performances will take place on and off campus. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. (A material fee will be assessed.) Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Jazz Saxophone (2 crs)

MVJ

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of Applied Jazz Saxophone MVJ 6XXX are required for trumpet majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) jazz performance degree. The purpose of this course is to help students in depth knowledge of and command over the various concepts related to saxophone performance on a more advanced level. Students will study more advanced techniques of saxophone performance including but not limited to; altissimo, multiphonics and false fingerings. Harmonic and rhythmic concepts established by players such as John Coltrane, Joe Henderson, Sonny Rollins, Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano, Lee Konitz and others will be covered in depth. Students will be exposed to various approaches to practicing improvisation that will help them expand their harmonic and rhythmic vocabulary. Students at this level will also prepare for a culminating Senior Recital which will showcase their playing, composing, arranging and organizational skills. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Jazz Trombone (2 crs)

MVJ

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Trombone are required for jazz trombone majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Guitar (2 crs)

MVJ

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVJ 6XXX Applied Guitar are required for jazz guitar majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of one hour of one-on-one instruction per week, focusing on guitar technique and repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through musical performance of assigned materials, and at the end of each semester with a jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Jazz Piano (2 crs)

MVJ

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Piano are required for jazz piano majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Jazz Bass (2 crs)

MVJ

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Bass are required for jazz bass majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Set Drums (2 crs)

MVJ

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVJ 6XXX Applied Set Drums are required for jazz drum set majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Jazz Trumpet (2 crs)

MVJ

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVJ 6XXX Applied Jazz Piano are required for jazz piano majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Jazz Arranging III (3 crs)

MUT

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is a study of advanced techniques employed by various successful jazz arrangers and composers. Special emphasis will be placed on writing for conventional and non-conventional jazz ensembles. Students will be assigned several arranging projects throughout the semester. The term concludes with a performance of each student’s final arranging project.

 

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Jazz Combo (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

In this course students will study and perform a variety of music for small jazz ensembles. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits

 

Log Number: 201401-18

Music – Graduate

Add a new degree-major-concentration program                      
Master of Music - Performance Major Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion Concentration

Summary of the Changes:
This package is a request to add Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion as a concentration of the M.M. Music Performance degree. The M.M., a practice-oriented degree designated by the National Association of Schools of Music, will consist of 36 credit hours of graduate courses offered by the Department of Music. The attached program of study includes courses created in this package as well as courses created in a previous package.
Courses to be added to the program of study:
(Submitted in this package)
MVW 6XXX Applied Flute
MVW 6XXX Applied Oboe
MVW 6XXX Applied Bassoon
MVW 6XXX Applied Clarinet
MVW 6XXX Applied Saxophone
MVB 6XXX Applied Trumpet
MVB 6XXX Applied French Horn
MVB 6XXX Applied Trombone
MVB 6XXX Applied Euphonium
MVB 6XXX Applied Tuba
MVP 6XXX Applied Percussion
MUN 6XXX Trumpet Ensemble
MUN 6XXX Brass Chamber Ensemble
MVO 6XXX Brass Pedagogy
MVO 6XXX Woodwind Pedagogy
MVO 6XXX Percussion Pedagogy
MUL 6XXX Brass Literature
MUL 6XXX Woodwind Literature
MUL 6XXX Percussion Literature
MUS 6XXX Comprehensive Oral Examination
(Submitted in a previous package)
MUH 5XXX Bibliography
MUH 6XXX Perspectives in Music History
MUT 6XXX Perspectives in Music Theory
MUS 6XXX Graduate Recital
MUS 6XXX Graduate Chamber Recital
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Applied Flute (2 crs)

MVW

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVW 6XXX Applied Flute are required for flute majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Oboe (2 crs)

MVW

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVW 6XXX Applied Oboe are required for oboe majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Applied Bassoon (2 crs)

MVW

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVW 6XXX Applied Bassoon are required for bassoon majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Clarinet (2 crs)

MVW

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVW 6XXX Applied Clarinet are required for clarinet majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Saxophone (2 crs)

MVW

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVW 6XXX Applied Saxophone are required for saxophone majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Trumpet (2 crs)

MVB

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVB 6XXX Applied Trumpet are required for trumpet majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied French Horn (2 crs)

MVB

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:    
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVB 6XXX Applied French Horn are required for French horn majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Applied Trombone (2 crs)

MVB

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVB 6XXX Applied Trombone are required for trombone majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Euphonium (2 crs)

MVB

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVB 6XXX Applied Euphonium are required for euphonium majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Permission of the instructor is required.

 

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Applied Tuba (2 crs)

MVB

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVB 6XXX Applied Tuba are required for tuba majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Applied Percussion (2 crs)

MVP

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of MVB 6XXX Applied Percussion are required for percussion majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M) performance degree. This course consists of one hour of on-on-one instruction per week. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

 

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Trumpet Ensemble (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of Chamber Music (MUN6XXX Brass Chamber Ensemble or MUN6XXX Trumpet Ensemble) are required for brass majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of one hour of instruction per week, focusing on brass chamber ensemble technique and repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through musical performance of assigned materials, and at scheduled performances during each semester.

 

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Brass Chamber Ensemble (1 cr)

MUN

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Four semesters of Chamber Music (MUN6XXX Brass Chamber Ensemble or MUN6XXX Trumpet Ensemble) are required for brass majors seeking the Master of Music (M.M.) performance degree. This class consists of one hour of instruction per week, focusing on brass chamber ensemble technique and repertoire. Learning is assessed each week through musical performance of assigned materials, and at scheduled performances during each semester.

 

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Brass Pedagogy (3 crs)

MVO

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of teaching and performance techniques for brass instruments. Students will be provided with pedagogical knowledge of private brass instrument teaching including student motivation, tone production, technique, articulations, transpositions, and a survey of literature. Topics include the historical development of brass instruments, repertory and pedagogy, the study of pedagogical literature, and the proper performance practicies for each historical period and genre studied.

 

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Woodwind Pedagogy (3 crs)

MVO

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of teaching and performance techniques for woodwind instruments. Students will be provided with pedagogical knowledge of private woodwind instrument teaching including student motivation, tone production, technique, articulations, transpositions, and a survey of literature. Topics include the historical development of woodwind instruments, repertory and pedagogy, the study of pedagogical literature, and the proper performance practicies for each historical period and genre studied.

 

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Percussion Pedagogy (3 crs)

MVO

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide students with an advanced understanding of teaching and performance techniques for percussion instruments. Students will be provided with pedagogical knowledge of private percussion instrument teaching including student motivation, tone production, technique, articulations, transpositions, and a survey of literature. Topics include the historical development of percussion instruments, repertory and pedagogy, the study of pedagogical literature, and the proper performance practicies for each historical period and genre studied.

 

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Brass Literature (3 crs)

MUL

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course will examine and evaluate solo, ensemble, and orchestral brass literature, including music from all available styles and periods. Emphasis will be placed on the students' primary instrument of performance. A component of this study will include knowledge of available reference books which evaluate or list solos by difficulty level, texts, and information sources. The course activities provide a comprehensive knowledge of brass literature, and improve the students ability to identify the quality and value of compositions for study and performance.

 

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Woodwind Literature (3 crs)

MUL

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course will examine and evaluate solo, ensemble, and orchestral woodwind literature, including music from all available styles and periods. Emphasis will be placed on the students' primary instrument of performance. A component of this study will include knowledge of available reference books which evaluate or list solos by difficulty level, texts, and information sources. The course activities provide a comprehensive knowledge of woodwind literature, and improve the students ability to identify the quality and value of compositions for study and performance.

 

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Percussion Literature (3 crs)

MUL

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course will examine and evaluate solo, ensemble, and orchestral percussion literature, including music from all available styles and periods. Emphasis will be placed on the students' primary instrument of performance. A component of this study will include knowledge of available reference books which evaluate or list solos by difficulty level, texts, and information sources. The course activities provide a comprehensive knowledge of percussion literature, and improve the students ability to identify the quality and value of compositions for study and performance.

 

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Comprehensive Oral Examination
(0 cr)

MUS

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

The Graduate level Comprehensive Oral Exam is taken during the student's last semester in residence. This exam includes questions from the major field of study and some that are more comprehensive in nature (history, theory, style, analysis, literature) administered by the student's panel of graduate advisors. The student must be registered for this course (0 credit) during the semester in which the exam is taken.

 

Log Number: 201401-19

Music – Graduate

 

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Form and Analysis (3 crs)

MUT

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUT2117: Theory IV"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Prerequisites: MUT2117 Theory IV. This course provides an intensive study of Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and twentieth-century musical form. Students will analyze works in a variety of genres that are characteristic of these stylistic epochs, and they will learn about the concepts and methodologies that music scholars have developed to explain formal structures and processes. Prerequisite: at least two years of college-level music theory.

 

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18th-Century Counterpoint
(3 crs)

MUT

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUT2117: Theory IV"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Prerequisites: MUT2117 Theory IV. This course provides an intensive study of the contrapuntal techniques found in music of the eighteenth century. Students will analyze works in a variety of genres that are characteristic of this stylitic era. They will be asked to complete assignments and write model compositions in which they emulate the contrapuntal techniques being studied. Prerequisite: at least two years of college-level music theory.

 

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Orchestration (3 crs)

MUT

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUT2117: Theory IV"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Prerequisites: MUT2117 Theory IV. This course provides an intensive study of scoring techniques for the symphony orchestra and wind ensemble. Students will learn about the characteristics of string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. They will analyze works from a wide range of stylistic and historical contexts, and they will be asked to arrange new and existing compositions for a variety of small and large ensembles. Prerequisite: at least two years of college-level music theory.

 

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20th-Century Music Theory
(3 crs)

MUT

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUT2117: Theory IV"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course provides an intensive study of twentieth-century compositional techniques. Students will learn about concepts and methodologies that have been developed to explain the musical structures and processes characteristic of repertoire from this era. They will analyze works in a variety of genres and styles, and they will be asked to write original music in which they emulate the compositional techniques being studied. Prerequisite: at least two years of college-level music theory.

 

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Nineteenth-Century Chromatic Harmony (3 crs)

MUT

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
"MUT2117: Theory IV"
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

Prerequisites: MUT2117 Theory IV. This course is an intensive study of chromatic harmony and voice leading in music from the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Students will analyze works in a variety of genres that are characteristic of this stylistic epoch. Also, students will write model compositions in which they emulate the harmonic techniques studied in this course.

 

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Topics in 20th Century Music History (3 crs)

MUH

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is a study of topics in music of the 20th century, with a focus on art music. The course will examine issues of musical style and explore the aesthetic, cultural, and social circumstances as they apply to genres of music composed during the 20th century.

 

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Topics in American Music (3 crs)

MUH

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is a study of topics in music of the United States. The course will examine issues of musical style and explore the aesthetic, cultural, and social circumstances as they apply to musical works by American composers.

 

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String-Piano Sonata Class (2 crs)

MUN

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course is an intensive chamber music elective for string players and pianists, where students collaborate to produce polished performances of challenging repertoire. Learning will be assessed each week through musical performance of assigned repertoire. Each semester will culminate with a final jury examination performed for a faculty panel. This course is open to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. (A material fee will be assessed.)

 

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Evolution of Jazz 2 (3 crs)

MUH

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course continues the study of Jazz music initiated in The Evolution of Jazz by developing an advanced understanding of how the artists approach creating this music and through identifying the various stylistic elements associated with the different historical periods of Jazz music. In addition to presenting an in depth analysis of the most prominent artists and literature through a series of videos, the course will also focus on the cultural dynamics involved in the development of Jazz from 1890 to the present. Course material will also feature analysis of the role of the Jazz drummer, an integral component in the development of Jazz. Course format is organized as a distance-learning course.

 

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The Music Business (3 crs)

MUM

Beginning graduate (5xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None

Course Description:

This course offers students an opportunity to explore the business side of music. Items to be studied include unions, contract writing, copyrights, laws pertaining to the music industry, the recording industry, and performing rights organizations. As appropriate, visiting guests will be invited to address the class. Among the guests may be Eminent Scholars, Great American Jazz Series guest artists, and other professionals.