School of Music 2003-2005 Graduate Academic Bulletin
|Academic CoursesChamber Music, Coaching and Accompanying; Conducting; and Ballet|
Chamber Music, Coaching and Accompanying
F300 Piano Accompanying (1 cr.)* Sight reading, transposing, and acquaintance with vocal and instrumental literature.
F301 Accompanying Recital (1 cr.) Rehearsal and performance as accompanist for a required public performance of a full undergraduate or graduate recital. This may be substituted for one or two semesters of F300 Piano Accompanying for Bachelor of Music piano majors.
F350 Chamber Music Coaching I (1 cr.) Specified chamber music experience in classes for woodwind and brass students and quartets for majors in violin, viola, and cello.
F351 Chamber Music Coaching II (1 cr.) Specified chamber music experience in classes for woodwind and quartets for majors in violin, viola, and cello.
F450 Chamber Music Coaching (0.5 to 1 cr.) P: F350, F351, F449, X002, or permission of major department. Rehearsal and performance of chamber music.
F500 Accompanying Recital (1 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 (2 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 Performing Basso Continuo (2 cr.) P: F501 Accompaniment of Baroque Music or equivalent experience. Primary sources regarding basso continuo performance practices are examined. Emphasis is on performance at the keyboard from figured and unfigured bass.
F550 Graduate Chamber Music Coaching (1 cr.) Rehearsal and performance of chamber music.
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.
F650 Practicum in Chamber Music (0-1 cr.) For doctoral students meeting ensemble coaching requirements. Authorization required.
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 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. Taken concurrently with M565 Master's Seminar in Choral Literature.
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 Advanced Instrumental Conducting (3 cr.) P: consent of instructor. Baton techniques and critical examination of scores; problems of rehearsal and interpretation. May be repeated for degree credit.
G574 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 (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. Taken four times.
G671 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.
G674 Advanced Wind Conducting (3 cr.) P: consent of the instructor. Baton technique and critical analysis of scores; rehearsal and interpretive problems.
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. Enrollment restricted to School of Music majors or by permission of the Department of Ballet.
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 Practicum (2 cr.) For juniors and seniors in the Bachelor of Science in Ballet degree program. Laboratory teaching.
J400 Ballet (Major) (2-6 cr.) Daily technique classes, including pointe, for students in the Bachelor of Science in Ballet degree program. Performance emphasis.
J401 Ballet Major: Graduation Examination (0 cr.)
J410 Choreography Workshop (2 cr.) Survey of choreographic principles in terms of the development of Western art. Concepts of harmony, symmetry, and balance examined in a historical context and related to trends in composition in the twentieth century.
J610 Thesis in Ballet (1-2 cr.)*
J700 Ballet Graduate Elective (Beginning I) (cr. arr.)
J810 Graduate Jazz Dance (1 cr.) Jazz dance class for graduate students.
J840 Graduate Practicum (1 cr.) Laboratory teaching experience to develop pedagogical skills in ballet techniques.
J841 Graduate Ballet Pedagogy (1 cr.) Focus on teaching pre-college ballet classes.
J900 Ballet Graduate Major (cr. arr.)
J910 Advanced Choreography Workshop (1 cr.) Advanced study of choreographic principles in laboratory conditions. Public performance of works at the discretion of the instructor.
J911 Guided Professional Experiences in Ballet (1 cr.) Focus on role of ballet mistress/master or administrative aspects of ballet company management.
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