Department of Music

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Piano Courses

MUS 1610 Freshman-Level Keyboard (1 unit)
Instruction in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Designed for music majors or minors whose performance medium is a keyboard instrument. May be repeated for a total of 4 units. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 1611 Freshman Keyboard Major Repertoire (1 unit)
Advanced individual study of musical literature associated with concurrent enrollment in MUS 1610 as required for the Bachelor of Music degree in performance. May be repeated for a total of 2 units. Prerequisites: Music major, audition, and program coordinator approval. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 2500 Instrumental Chamber Ensemble (1 unit)
Study and performance of materials for small ensembles. Students participate in public performances; field trips and off-campus performances may be required by the instructor. May be repeated for a total of 8 units. Prerequisites: An acceptable degree of performance skill, and consent of the instructor. (As required)

MUS 2610 Sophomore-Level Keyboard (1 unit)
Continuation in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Designed for music majors or minors whose performance medium is a keyboard instrument. May be repeated for a total of 4 units. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 2611 Sophomore Keyboard Major Repertoire (1 unit)
Advanced individual study of musical literature associated with concurrent enrollment in MUS 2610 as required for the Bachelor of Music degree in performance. May be repeated for a total of 2 units. Prerequisites: Music major, audition, and program coordinator approval. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 3460 Harpsichord Literature (2 units)
A study of the various styles and forms of harpsichord literature from the sixteenth century through the eighteenth century with some performance of smaller pieces. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (Fall in alternating years)

MUS 3610 Junior-Level Keyboard (1 unit)
Continuation in instruction in technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of artistic performance. Designed for music majors or minors whose performance medium is a keyboard instrument. May be repeated for a total of 4 units. Prerequisites: MUS 2610 or consent of instructor, and successful completion of a performance examination. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 3611 Junior Keyboard Major Repertoire (1 unit)
Advanced individual study of musical literature associated with concurrent enrollment in MUS 3610 as required for the Bachelor of Music degree in performance. May be repeated for a total of 2 units. Prerequisites: Music major, audition, and program coordinator approval. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 3620 Accompanying (1 unit)
Techniques of accompanying for various performance media. Reading skills are stressed. Students are assigned to work with other student performers or classes. May be repeated for a total of 8 units. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 4450 Piano Pedagogy I (2 units)
Methods and materials for teaching piano at the beginning level. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (Fall in alternating years)

 

MUS 4451 Piano Literature (2 units)
Study of selected major piano works of representative master composers from Bach to the present. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. (Spring in alternating years)

MUS 4452 Piano Pedagogy II (2 units)

Continuation of MUS 4450, Piano Pedagogy I.  Investigates methods and materials for teaching piano at the elemtnary level.  Includes practical application of theories.  Prereuisites:  Completion of MUS 4450 or consent of instructor.

MUS 4470 Piano Pedagogy III (2 units)

Continuation of MUS 4452, Piano Pedagogy II.  Investigates methods and materials for teaching piano for the continuing elementary student and the intermediate piano student.  Prerequisites:  Completion of MUS 4452 or consent of instructor. 

MUS 4610 Advanced Keyboard (1 unit)
For music majors whose performance medium is a keyboard instrument. Study and performance of an advanced repertoire with emphasis upon development of style and interpretation as well as technique. May be repeated for a total of 8 units. Prerequisites: Successful completion of junior-level performance examination and consent of instructor. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 4611 Senior Keyboard Major Repertoire (1 unit)
Advanced individual study of musical literature associated with concurrent enrollment in MUS 4610 as required for the Bachelor of Music degree in performance. May be repeated for a total of 2 units. Prerequisites: Music major, audition, and program coordinator approval. (Fall, Spring)

MUS 4900 Senior Recital or Project (1 unit)
The preparation and presentation of either a public recital or an equivalent project in the music discipline. Students giving Senior Recitals must have at least two semesters of senior-level applied instruction. Students who select the Project Track must have completed at least two semesters of junior-level applied study. Prerequisites: Senior standing and completion of two semesters of applied study at the appropriate level. (Fall, Spring)

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Updated: 06/02/2010
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