Music Education / Courses

MUS-010 Recital Seminar/Repertoire Class (0.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Recital and repertoire class attendance and written reflection; designed to give music students performance opportunities and experiences as well as to develop critical listening skills.


MUS-100 Elementary Theory & Composition (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Introduction to the theory of music and its creation; fundamental aspects of melody and harmony explored in detail. Emphasis on rhythm and meter, notation, tonality, triads, composition and analysis, modulation, two-, three-, and four-voice writing, and functional harmony through dominant seventh chords. Three class hours weekly; at least one hour per week in the computer laboratory.

MUS-101 Elementary Theory & Composition (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Introduction to the theory of music and its creation; fundamental aspects of melody and harmony explored in detail. Emphasis on rhythm and meter, notation, tonality, triads, composition and analysis, modulation, two-, three-, and four-voice writing, and functional harmony through dominant seventh chords. Three class hours weekly; at least one hour per week in the computer laboratory. Prerequisite: MUS-100.

MUS-140 Elementary Keyboard Harmony I (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Exploration of the keyboard aimed at fluency in basic chordal progressions in all keys and modes. Simple transposition of melodies stressing interval relationships and using basic accompanying patterns. Sight-reading. Methods of keyboard improvisation are introduced. Regular and accelerated sections are offered. Prerequisites: The ability to read music and some basic piano study.

MUS-141 Elementary Keyboard Harmony II (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Exploration of the keyboard aimed at fluency in basic chordal progressions in all keys and modes. Simple transposition of melodies stressing interval relationships and using basic accompanying patterns. Sight-reading. Methods of keyboard improvisation are introduced. Regular and accelerated sections are offered. Prerequisite: MUS-140.

MUS-150 Elementary Ear-Training (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Introduction to sight-singing and ear-training through the basic elements of intervallic relationships, rhythm, and chord structure. Emphasis on converting notation to musical sound and musical sound back to notation. Basic conducting patterns must be mastered in conjunction with sight-singing. Use of programmed computer instruction in a lab setting to drill these skills. Students must be able to read music and to match pitch.

MUS-151 Elementary Ear-Training (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Introduction to sight-singing and ear-training through the basic elements of intervallic relationships, rhythm, and chord structure. Emphasis on converting notation to musical sound and musical sound back to notation. Basic conducting patterns must be mastered in conjunction with sight-singing. Use of programmed computer instruction in a lab setting to drill these skills. Students must be able to read music and to match pitch. Prerequisite: MUS-150.

MUS-202 Advanced Theory & Composition (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Review and continuation, through analysis and composition, of functional harmony. Seventh, ninth, and eleventh chords. Study of form, analysis, counterpoint, 20th century techniques. Harmonic dictation. Prerequisite: MUS-101.

MUS-203 Advanced Theory & Composition (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Review and continuation, through analysis and composition, of functional harmony. Seventh, ninth, and eleventh chords. Study of form, analysis, counterpoint, 20th century techniques. Harmonic dictation. Prerequisite: MUS-202.

MUS-214 Music Appreciation (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A course designed to impart an understanding of music as an element of liberal culture and to develop the power of listening intelligently. Masterworks in music literature will be learned. No technical knowledge is required.

MUS-215 Music Literature (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
An introduction of music from a global perspective, to music resources such as reference materials, to aural analysis of music and score analysis. Students learn to listen actively to music from folk, popular and art traditions, both Western and non-Western. The process of writing about music will be explored as well as career opportunities in music. This course is a foundation for more advanced studies in music history and literature and is designed for music majors and students with some formal music background. Required of freshman majors; prerequisite to music history and literature.

MUS-242 Intermediate Keyboard Harmony I (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Reinforcement at the keyboard of harmonic vocabulary associated with MUS-202 and MUS-203. Emphasis on four-part texture, with controlled voice leading, through realization of abstract harmonic settings, figured bass and melody accompaniment. Development of basic functional skills, such as harmonization of melody, score reading, sight-reading, transposition, and improvisation. Prerequisite: MUS-141.

MUS-243 Intermediate Keyboard Harmony II (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Reinforcement at the keyboard of harmonic vocabulary associated with MUS-202 and MUS-203. Emphasis on four-part texture, with controlled voice leading, through realization of abstract harmonic settings, figured bass and melody accompaniment. Development of basic functional skills, such as harmonization of melody, score reading, sight-reading, transposition, and improvisation. Prerequisite: MUS-242.

MUS-252 Intermediate Ear-Training (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Continued development of ear-training, sight-singing, and conducting skills begun in MUS-150 and MUS-151. Prerequisite: MUS-151.

MUS-253 Intermediate Ear-Training (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Continued development of ear-training, sight-singing, and conducting skills begun in MUS-150 and MUS-151. Prerequisite: MUS-252.

MUS-295 Sophomore Assessment Conference (0.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Normally scheduled in the fourth semester of full-time study, the conference includes a jury performance and a conference with a faculty committee. Upon successful completion of the Sophomore Assessment Conference, the student will be authorized to register for upper-level applied studies, and for junior and graduation recitals. Pass/Fail only.

MUS-299 Introduction to Research in Music (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Open to freshmen and sophomores who have an interest in music and who would like to work individually with a faculty member on a project involving research, performance, or other creative endeavor in music. In conjunction with a faculty member, the student will formulate and execute a project at an intermediate level of complexity. The project will require a culminating experience involving a written report and/or a public presentation of its purpose, process, and outcomes. A research proposal form completed by the student and the faculty mentor is required for registration. May be repeated for credit for a total of six semester hours. MUS-100.

MUS-300 Conducting (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Students will learn basic conducting patterns, techniques, and beginning rehearsal procedures for instrumental and choral ensembles. Prerequisites: MUS-101.

MUS-301 Conducting Workshop (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Advanced conducting techniques, score study, and rehearsal pedagogy culminate in laboratory setting with live musicians of diverse musical backgrounds and skill sets.

MUS-305 Arranging for Instruments and Voices (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
A study of the characteristics of instrumentation and ranges of the voice, wind, brass, percussion, keyboard, and string instruments. This course utilizes technology in orchestration and voice-leading techniques. Prerequisites: MUS-203, MUS-151, MUS-253.

MUS-315 History of Musical Styles and Structure: Antiquity -1750 (4.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Even-Numbered Years Only
A historical and stylistic study of music from ancient Greece through the Baroque period including analysis, composition in specific styles, performance and listening. Prerequisites: MUS-101, MUS-214.

MUS-316 History of Musical Styles and Structure: 1750 to the Present (4.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Odd-Numbered Years Only
A historical and stylistic study of music from the early Classical period into the 21st century. Includes analysis, composition in specific styles, performance and listening. Prerequisites: MUS-101, MUS-214.

MUS-400 Special Topics in Music (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the literature, materials and pedagogy of her applied area. It will rotate through voice, keyboard and instrumental areas. Structure of the course will vary according to the applied area. Prerequisite: MUS-101.

MUS-455 Opera Workshop (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Even-Numbered Years Only
A course focusing on preparation and performance of opera scenes or of a complete opera. This course offers singers in various stages of vocal development an opportunity to learn basic stagecraft. Emphasis on character development, ensemble acting, role preparation. Scenes and roles will be assigned, musically prepared, staged and presented in a performance at the end of each semester. Functions in collaboration with Capitol Opera Raleigh. May be repeated for credit.

MUS-494 Seminar in Music Literature (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Odd-Numbered Years Only
Research in topics related to music literature, history, or performance selected by the instructor, individual students, or the class. Different topics each semester.

MUS-498 Honors Thesis in Music (3.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Joint participation by students and faculty in the discovery, examination, and analysis of knowledge in music. The project must meet honors program thesis requirements as well as expectations of the music faculty. Open to seniors in the Honors and/or Teaching Fellows Programs only.

MUS-499 Research in Music (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Open to junior and senior music majors or others with permission. In conjunction with a music faculty mentor, the student will formulate and execute an original research project at an advanced level of complexity culminating in a paper and a presentation. A research proposal form completed by the student and faculty mentor is required for registration. May be repeated for credit for a total of six semester hours. Prerequisites: MUS-203 and 4 credits from courses MUS-315, MUS-316.

MUS-580 Internship in Music (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
An internship in professional music designed to give students practical knowledge and experience preparing them for careers in the national not-for-profit and commercial music arena. For three hours credit students must work 120 hours in one approved professional music organization or with a private studio teacher. Prerequisite: Admission to Certificate in Professional Performance Program in music.

MUS-720 Materials and Methods in Elementary Schools (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
Designed for music education majors, this course is based on the development of concepts through a series of sequential music activities. Attention is given to formulating a philosophy of music education, Orff, Kodaly, and Dalcroze techniques and lesson planning. Public school observation and teaching are included. Prerequisites: MUS 203, 253, 300. Pre or Corequisite: EDU-232.

MUS-721 Materials and Methods in Middle Schools (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A study of teaching methodologies appropriate for middle school with special attention given to classroom management, middle school choral and instrumental programs, general music, and music assessment. Open to students admitted to the teacher education program or with permission of the instructor.

MUS-722 Materials and Methods in Secondary Schools (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall | Course Offered Every Year
A study of the scope and sequence in the music programs of secondary schools. Attention is given to developing vocal and instrumental programs, with emphasis on repertoire, techniques, performance preparations, and program building. School observation and teaching is required. Prerequisites: MUS-203, MUS-253, MUS-300, EDU 232. Open to students admitted to the teacher education program or with permission of the instructor.

MUE-134 Meredith Chorus (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Open to all students without audition. Gives approximately two performances per semester on and off of the campus. Students learn to advance their choral performance skills. A wide variety of music is programmed.

MUE-136 Accompanying Class (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
All students whose principal applied study is piano or organ are expected to fulfill at least two semesters of their ensemble requirement in accompanying. Two credit hours of accompanying class are required for credit in accompanying, or for accompanying a recital. Students are urged to take this class as early in their studies as possible.

MUE-139 Handbell Choir (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Handbell ringers perform on and off campus. Students must be able to read music. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-231 Wind Ensemble (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered
Rehearsal and performance of works taken from standard ensemble literature; open to all qualified students by arrangement with the instructor. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-232 Flute Ensemble (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Rehearsal and performance of works taken from standard ensemble literature; open to all qualified students by arrangement with the instructor. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-233 Chamber Music Ensemble (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Rehearsal and performance of chamber music, selected to match the abilities of the students enrolled. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-236 Accompanying (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
All students whose principal applied study is piano or organ are expected to fulfill at least two semesters of their ensemble requirement in accompanying. In addition, these students are expected to accompany [with or without credit] every semester, except for the two semesters that, they are in a choral ensemble. Normally, one of the following is expected for one hour of credit: a) prepare to accompany a recital for one major; b) accompany lessons, jury examinations, and student recital appearances for one major; c) accompany lessons and juries for two non-majors [the equivalent of one 60-minute or two 30-minute lessons]; or d) accompany an ensemble. Any work beyond this must be approved by the accompanist's principal applied instructor. Non-music majors may earn credit by accompanying lessons and juries for one 60-minute or two 30-minute lessons. Prerequisite: MUE-136.

MUE-237 String Ensemble (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Rehearsal and performance of works taken from standard ensemble literature; open to all qualified students by arrangement with the instructor. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-238 Meredith Sinfonietta (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Rehearsal and performance of orchestral works, selected to match the abilities of the students enrolled. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-332 Flute Quartet (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Rehearsal and performance of works taken from standard ensemble literature; open to all qualified students by arrangement with the instructor. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-334 Meredith Chorale (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A select group of approximately 35-45 singers who represent the College in several concerts per semester both on campus and off. A music tour is planned each spring and other off campus experiences as opportunity arises. By audition only. Instructor's consent required. This course fulfills the General Educational experiential learning requirement.

MUE-335 Encore! (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A group of about eight singers who perform small ensemble literature such as jazz, barbershop, madrigal, motets and some popular music. Performances occur both on campus and off. Admission by audition only. Instructor's consent required. Co-requisite courses: for music majors whose principal applied study is voice: MUE-134 or MUE-334.

MUE-336 Piano Ensemble (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Study of works for piano, four hands or two pianos. Instructor's consent required.

MUE-338 Raleigh Symphony Orchestra (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A community orchestra which rehearses and performs primarily at Meredith. Conductor's and instructor's consent required.

MUA-040 Beginning Class Piano (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Introduction to fundamentals of the keyboard. Familiar songs, sight-reading, transposition, chords, ensemble playing.

MUA-044 Preparatory Piano (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Repertoire may range from beginning materials to more advanced repertoire appropriate to the individual student.

MUA-050 Beginning Class Voice (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Class lessons in voice will provide the non-major student an introduction to the fundamental techniques required to develop a stable and healthy singing voice. Students will explore the roots of vocal identity, breathing system, posture, initiating tone, vocal registration, optimizing tone quality, learning and performing a song. No previous vocal/choral experience necessary.

MUA-054 Preparatory Voice (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Repertoire may range from beginning materials to more advanced repertoire appropriate to the individual student.

MUA-068 Guitar Class (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Beginning instruction in folk guitar. Basic chords, notations, rhythm. No previous guitar experience necessary; guitars furnished.

MUA-090 String and Percussion Techniques (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
A study of the pedagogies of string and percussion instruments and strategies for teaching them in a classroom setting.

MUA-091 Brass and Woodwind Techniques (2.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
A study of the pedagogies of brass and woodwind instruments and strategies for teaching them in a classroom setting.

MUA-244 Piano (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
J.S. Bach - A prelude and fugue from WTC, or two contrasting dance movements from a suite; a complete sonata by a Classical composer; a character piece from the Romantic period; a composition such as an etude or toccata from the 20th century; a piece composed since 1950.

MUA-245 Organ (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Bach preludes and fugues of the first master period, chorale preludes, trio sonatas; works of Mendelssohn, Franck, and other romantics; selected 20th century and pre-Bach repertoire; service-playing, improvisation.

MUA-246 Harpsichord (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head

MUA-254 Voice (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Technical work of the freshman year continued; scales and staccato exercises. Moderately difficult songs by composers of romantic and contemporary literature. French and German pronunciation.

MUA-264 Violin (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Scales and arpeggios in three octaves; Mazas Etudes Speciales, Kreutzer etudes; sonatas of Corelli and Handel; concertos by Rode, Viotti, and Kreutzer.

MUA-265 Viola (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year

MUA-266 Cello (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year

MUA-267 Double Bass (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head

MUA-268 Guitar (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Continued work with technique; Segovia, diatonic scales; compositions by Sor, Milan, Tarrega, DeVisee.

MUA-274 Flute (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year

MUA-275 Clarinet (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year

MUA-276 Oboe (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head

MUA-277 Saxophone (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year

MUA-278 Bassoon (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head

MUA-284 Trumpet (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head

MUA-285 French Horn (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year

MUA-289 Percussion (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head

MUA-290 Sophomore Recital (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A solo recital (which may be shared by two or three performers). Prerequisites: 4 student recital appearances, approved by the faculty in the student's applied music area, and a hearing at least two weeks prior to the recital. Recital fee assessed. Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-390 Junior Recital (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A solo recital (which may be shared by two or three performers), given during the student's junior year. The student's research will lead to program notes to be distributed at the recital. Prerequisites: 6 student recital appearances, approved by the faculty in the student's applied music area, and a hearing at least two weeks prior to the recital. Recital fee assessed. Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-391 Lecture-Recital (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
The piano pedagogy student will present a lecture-recital or workshop illustrating some aspect of literature or teaching techniques related to study in pedagogy. Recital fee assessed. Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-405 Composition IV (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-444 Piano (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-445 Organ (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-446 Harpsichord (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-454 Voice (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-464 Violin (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-465 Viola (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-466 Cello (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-467 Double Bass (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-468 Guitar (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-474 Flute (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring; Summer | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-475 Clarinet (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-476 Oboe (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-477 Saxophone (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-478 Bassoon (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-489 Percussion (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Varies, Contact Department Head | Course Offered Varies, Contact Department Head
Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-490 Graduation Recital (Performance majors) (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A 50- to 60-minute recital including music at senior level to be offered during the fall or spring of the final year of study. The student's research will be distributed at the recital. The recital fulfills the Graduation Recital requirement for the Bachelor of Music degree with a major in performance. Performance majors only. Recital fee assessed. Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

MUA-491 Graduation Recital (B.A. or Music Education Majors) (1.00 cr.)
Session(s): Fall; Spring | Course Offered Every Year
A 20- to 60-minute recital, including music at the appropriate level of advancement, to be offered during the fall or spring of the final year of study. The student's research will lead to two documents associated with the recital: 1) program notes 2) a theoretical and historical analysis of the works and a discussion of how the learner has generated new insights or interpretations that foster reflection and self-understanding. The recital fulfills the Graduation Recital requirement for the Bachelor of Music degree with a major in music education or for the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in music. B.A. or music education majors only. For the Bachelor of Arts candidate, a culminating project which combines research and performance may be substituted for a solo or shared recital. This substitution may be made upon recommendation of the faculty. Recital fee assessed. Prerequisite: Completion of MUS 295 – Sophomore Assessment Conference

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