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MUSI - Private Instruction

Private instruction is offered in guitar, piano, violin, viola, cello, bass, voice, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, oboe, bassoon, percussion and mariachi instruments/voice as MUSI 1111-MUSI 1211; MUSI 1112-MUSI 1212; MUSI 2111-MUSI 2212; MUSI 3311-MUS1 3312; MUSI 4411-MUSI 4212; MUSI 4112-MUSI 4212. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite: Beginners in voice, piano and guitar must take MUSI 1281 before enrolling in private instruction. Fee: $45 for one credit hour of private instruction, $90 for two credits hours of private instruction.

MUSI 1001, MUSI 1002, MUSI 2001, MUSI 2002, MUSI 3001, MUSI 3002, MUSI 4001, MUSI 4002 - Concert Attendance (0 credit for each course)

Each semester, student must attend five recital labs and five concerts (that they are not performing) on the OLLU Music Events series to receive a Pass grade. Pass/Fail only.

MUSI 1114 - Keyboard Harmony I (1 credit)

Keyboard study correlating with the analysis and writing of tonal melody, diatonic harmony up to and including chords and small compositional forms. Co-requisites include MUSI 1221, MUSI 1216. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 1115 - Keyboard Harmony II (1 credit)

Keyboard study correlating with the analysis and writing of tonal melody, diatonic harmony up to and including chords and small compositional forms. Prerequisite: MUSI 1114. Co-requisites include MUSI 1217 and MUSI 1222. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 1122 - Introduction To Music Theory (1 credit)

Learning and experience of basic music vocabulary, notation, ear training and sight reading. Open to all.

MUSI 1151, MUSI 1152, MUSI 2151, MUSI 2152, MUSI 3151, MUSI 3152, MUSI 4151, MUSI 4152 - CHORUS (1 credit for each course)

Performance of appropriate choral music literature of all styles and periods; three hours per week. May be repeated for credit. (TCCN: MUSI 1141 for MUSI 1151; MUSI 1143 for MUSI 1152). Prerequisite: Acceptance at audition. Fee: $20.

MUSI 1155, MUSI 1156, MUSI 2155, MUSI 2156, MUSI 3155, MUSI 3156, MUSI 4155, MUSI 4156 - Ensemble (1 credit for each course)

Vocal and instrumental ensembles for select advanced students; learning and performing experiences in the music literature of each ensemble; 2 hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Fee: $20.

SECTIONS:

B1

Brass Ensemble

PB1

Pep Band

C1

Clarinet Ensemble

P1

Piano Ensemble

CO1

Chamber Orchestra

R1

Recorder Ensemble

D1

Percussion Ensemble

S1

String Ensemble

F1

Flute Ensemble

SX1

Saxophone Ensemble

G1

Guitar Ensemble

V1

Vocal Ensemble

J1

Jazz Ensemble

W1

Wind Ensemble

M1

Mariachi Ensemble

 

 

MUSI 1216 - Elementary Ear Training and Sightsinging I (2 credits)

Singing tonal music in treble, bass, alto and tenor clefs. Aural study, including dictation, of rhythm, melody, and diatonic harmony. Co-requisites include MUSI 1114; MUSI 1221. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 1217 - Elementary Ear Training and Sightsinging II (2 credits)

Singing tonal music in treble, bass, alto and tenor clefs. Aural study, including diction, of rhythm, melody, and diatonic harmony. Prerequisite: MUSI 1216. Co-requisites: MUSI 1222, MUSI 1115. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 1221 - Music Theory I (2 credits)

Freshman-level written theory course for music majors. The course is a study of rudiment; melody; chord progression; two- three- and four-part writing; and keyboard harmony. Required for music majors, minors, music certification tracks, and liberal studies with a core in music. Prerequisite: MUSI 1122 or by departmental placement test. Students must be concurrently enrolled in MUSI 1216 and MUSI 1114. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 1222 - Music Theory II (2 credits)

Continuation of MUSI 1221. Topics will include musical analysis, triads in inversions, small forms, and the dominant seventh chord. Required of music majors, minors, music certification tracks, and liberal studies with a core in music. Prerequisite: MUSI 1221. Students must be concurrently enrolled in MUSI 1217 and MUSI 1115. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 1257 - Piano Ensemble I (2 credits)

Standard piano ensemble literature. Open to piano students who are sufficiently advanced. May be repeated for credit. Fee: $5.

MUSI 1258 - Piano Ensemble II (2 credits)

Standard piano ensemble literature. Open to piano students who are sufficiently advanced. May be repeated for credit. Fee: $5.

MUSI 1263 - Improvisation I (2 credits)

Materials and practices for improvisation or extemporaneous playing or singing. Fee: $20. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 1281 - Beginners Applied Music Class (2 credits)

Introduction and basic principles/techniques of vocal/instrumental study. May be repeated for credit when instrument varies. Fee: $20.

SECTIONS:

G1

Guitar Class I

I1

Instrumental Class I

 

P1

Piano Class I

S1

String Class I

 

R1

Recorder Class I

V1

Voice Class I

 

M1

Mariachi Class I

 

 

 

MUSI 1282 - Intermediate Applied Music Class (2 credits)

Continuation of MUSI 1281. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUSI 1281. Fee: $20.

SECTIONS:

G1

Guitar Class II

I1

Instrumental Class II

P1

Piano Class II

S1

String Class II

R1

Recorder Class II

V1

Voice Class II

M1

Mariachi II

 

 

MUSI 2114 - Keyboard Harmony III (1 credit)

Keyboard study correlating with the analysis and writing of tonal melody, diatonic harmony and including chords and small compositional forms. Prerequisite: MUSI 1115. Co-requisites: MUSI 2221 and MUSI 2216. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 2115 - Keyboard Harmony IV (1 credit)

Keyboard study correlating with the analysis and writing of tonal melody, diatonic harmony and including chords and small compositional forms. Prerequisite: MUSI 2114. Co-requisites: MUSI 2222 and MUSI 2217. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 2155 - Ensemble I (1 credit)

Vocal and instrumental ensembles for select advanced students; learning and performing experiences in the music literature of each ensemble. Two hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUSI 1155, MUSI 1156. Fee: $20.

MUSI 2156 - Ensemble II (1 credit)

Vocal and instrumental ensembles for select advanced students; learning and performing experiences in the music literature of each ensemble. Two hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: MUSI 1155, MUSI 1156. Fee: $20.

MUSI 2190-2690 Selected Issues in Music (1-6 credits)

Introduction to specialized topics chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary, i.e., Music in the Southwest, Music in Liturgy and Worship, Music for Special Education Teachers, etc. Fee: Varies depending on course content.

MUSI 2216 - Advanced Ear Training and Sightsinging I (2 credits)

Singing more difficult tonal music including modal, ethnic, and 20th century materials. Aural study, including dictation, of more complex rhythm, melody, chromatic harmony, and extended tertian structures. Prerequisite: MUSI 1217. Co-requisites: MUSI 2221 and MUSI 2114. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 2217 - Advanced Ear Training and Sightsinging II (2 credits)

Singing more difficult tonal music including modal, ethnic, and 20th century materials. Aural study, including dictation, of more complex rhythm, melody, chromatic harmony, and extended tertian structures. Prerequisite: MUSI 2216. Co-requisites: MUSI 2222 and MUSI 2115. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 2221 - Music Theory III (2 credits)

MUSI 2221 is a continuation of MUSI 1222. This is a sophomore-level theory course. Topics will include analytical and compositional techniques for 18th, 19th and 20th century music as well as modulation, chromaticism, modes and modern structures. Required for music majors music certification tracks. Prerequisite: MUSI 1221, MUSI 1222 or by departmental test. Students must be concurrently enrolled in companion courses MUSI 2216 and MUSI 2114. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 2222 - Music Theory IV (2 credits)

Continuation of MUSI 2221. Topics will include advanced harmony, part writing, keyboard analysis and writing of more advanced tonal harmony, including chromaticism and extended tertian structures. Introduction to 20th century compositional procedures and survey of the traditional large forms of composition. Required of music majors and music certification tracks. Prerequisites: MUSI 1221, MUSI 1222, MUSI 2221 or by departmental test. Students must be concurrently enrolled in MUSI 2217 and MUSI 2115. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 2257 - Piano Ensemble III (2 credits)

Further study of piano ensemble literature. May be repeated for credit. Fee: $5.

MUSI 2258 - Piano Ensemble IV (2 credits)

Further study of piano ensemble literature. May be repeated for credit. Fee: $5.

MUSI 2283 - Applied Music: Class Piano III (2 credits)

Continuation of MUSI 1282. Stresses further music reading skills and techniques. Taken in sequence. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUSI 1282. Fee: $20.

MUSI 2331 - Listening to Music (3 credits)

Music understanding and appreciation of basic music language and elements through study of select music masterpieces. Open to non-music majors. May be repeated for credit. Fee: $10.

MUSI 2351 - Introduction to Music Technology (3 credits)

Survey course to introduce students to basic software and programs used in music notation, composition, and sequencing. Music majors only or by consent of instructor. Prerequisites: MUSI 1221. Offered: Spring. Fee: $10.

MUSI 3155 - Ensemble I (1 credit)

Vocal and instrumental ensembles for select advanced students; learning and performing experiences in the music literature of each ensemble. Two hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUSI 2155, MUSI 2156. Fee: $20.

MUSI 3156 - Ensemble (1 credit)

Vocal and instrumental ensembles for select advanced students; learning and performing experiences in the music literature of each ensemble. Two hours per week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: MUSI 2155, MUSI 2156. Fee: $20.

MUSI 3181 - Brass Methods (1 credit)

Methods for solving common problems in music classroom/ensembles K-12. Methods of teaching all brass instruments based on the similarities of the instruments (e.g. trumpet, trombone). Intermediate level of playing ability on two instruments required. Prerequisite: Music major only or consent of instructor. Fee: $20. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3182 - Percussion Methods (1 credit)

Methods of solving common problems found in music classrooms/ensembles K-12. Methods of teaching all percussion instruments based on similarities between instruments (e.g. mallet technique). Intermediate level of playing ability on two instruments required. Prerequisite: Music majors only or consent of instructor. Fee: $20. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3183 - String Methods (1 credit)

Methods of solving common problems found in music classrooms/ensembles K-12. Methods of teaching all stringed instruments based on the similarities to the instruments (i.e. violin, viola). Intermediate level of playing ability on two instruments required. Prerequisite: Music majors only or consent of instructor. Fee: $20. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3184 - Woodwinds Methods (1 credit)

Methods of solving common problems found in music classroom/ensembles K-12. Methods of teaching all woodwind instruments based on the similarities of the instruments (e.g. clarinet, saxophone). Intermediate level of playing ability on two instruments required. Prerequisite: Music majors only or consent of the instructor. Fee: $20. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3185 - Mariachi Methods (1 credit)

Methods of solving common problems found in music classrooms/ensemble K-12. Methods of teaching mariachi ensemble based on the similarities of the instruments in each (e.g. vihuela, guittaron). Intermediate level of playing ability on two instruments required. Prerequisite: Music majors only or consent of instructor. Fee: $20. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3242 - Choral Literature (2 credits)

Study of standard and contest literature including score study and style analysis. Covers programming and rehearsal techniques. Prerequisite: Music majors only or consent of instructor. Fee: $10. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3333 - History of Music I (3 credits)

Western music from pre-Christian times to the present; evolution of forms, styles and media. Prerequisites: Music majors only or consent of instructor. Fee: $10. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 3334 - History of Music II (3 credits)

Western music from pre-Christian times to the present; evolution of forms, styles and media. Prerequisites: Music major only or consent of instructor. Fee: $10. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 3335 - Music of the United States (3 credits)

Survey of folk, jazz, pop, and classical music in U.S. up to the 21st century. Prerequisite: Advanced standing or consent of instructor. Fee: $5.

MUSI 3336 - Exploring World Music (3 credits)

Explores musics of several world cultures using an ethnomusicological approach and fieldwork. Traditional music is studied in its cultural context as well as in popular manifestations. Open to non-majors with advanced standing. Fee: $10. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 3338 - Mexican American Music (3 credits)

Study of the origins and development of Mexican American music in the southwestern U. S. from the music of indigenous peoples to current tejano trends. Open to non-majors. Same as MAST 3338. Prerequisite: Advanced standing or consent of the instructor. Offered: Spring.

MUSI 3341 - Teaching Children Music (3 credits)

Designed for those working with children, with little or no knowledge of music; emphasis on basic concepts and elements of music through creative activities. Offered: Fall.

MUSI 3361 - Piano Pedagogy I (3 credits)

Important phases of piano teaching by lectures and by practical demonstration of valuable teaching materials: various methods of developing techniques, style and musicianship.

MUSI 3362 - Piano Pedagogy II (3 credits)

Important phases of piano teaching by lectures and by practical demonstration of valuable teaching materials: various methods of developing techniques, style and musicianship.

MUSI 3363 - Vocal Pedagogy (3 credits)

Pedagogy of vocal technique, posture, breathing, phonation, resonation, articulation, common vocal problems, physiology of the vocal mechanism, and vocal literature. Prerequisite: Music majors only or consent of instructor. Fee: $10. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3370 - Conducting I (3 credits)

Basic elements of conducting for choral and instrumental ensembles. Score preparation, baton techniques and effective rehearsal strategies emphasized. Prerequisite: MUSI 2221, MUSI 2222. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 3371 - Orchestration and Arranging (3 credits)

Basic techniques used in writing and arranging music for orchestral and band instruments. Score formats, orchestration projects and written commentary are emphasized. Detailed study of individual instruments is also featured. Prerequisite: MUSI 2221, MUSI 2222. Offered: As needed.

MUSI 4155 - Ensemble I (1 credit)

Vocal and instrumental ensembles for select advanced students; learning and performing experiences in the music literature of each ensemble. Two hours a week. May be repeated for Prerequisites: MUSI 3155, MUSI 3156. Fee: $20.

MUSI 4156 - Ensemble II (1 credit)

Vocal and instrumental ensembles for select advanced students; learning and performing experiences in the music literature of each ensemble. Two hours a week. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MUSI 3155, MUSI 3156 Fee: $20.

MUSI 4171-4371 - Special Topics in Music (1-3 credits)

In-depth study of a specialized topic chosen by the instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Fee: $5.

MUSI 4300 - Capstone Senior Recital/Project/Internship (3 credits)

Capstone experience which will culminate in a in-depth public presentation of the results of performance study, research or professional field experience. Prerequisite: Music majors only. Offered: Every semester.