Music - Applied (MUSA)

MUSA-114A GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Voice
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in voice. Individual instruction in voice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114B GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Piano
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in piano. Individual instruction in piano can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114C GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Jazz Piano
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in jazz piano. Individual instruction in jazz piano can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114D GEM7 course Individual Instruction: General Guitar
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in general guitar. Individual instruction in general guitar can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114E GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Classical Guitar
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in classical guitar. Individual instruction in classical guitar can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114F GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Flute
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in flute. Individual instruction in flute can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114G GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Oboe
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in oboe. Individual instruction in oboe can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114H GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Clarinet
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in clarinet. Individual instruction in clarinet can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114I GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Saxophone
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in saxophone. Individual instruction in saxophone can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114J GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Bassoon
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in bassoon. Individual instruction in bassoon can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114K GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Trumpet
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in trumpet. Individual instruction in trumpet can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114L GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Horn
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in horn. Individual instruction in horn can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114M GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Trombone
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in trombone. Individual instruction in trombone can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114N GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Euphonium
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in euphonium. Individual instruction in euphonium can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114O GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Tuba
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in tuba. Individual instruction in tuba can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114P GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Violin
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in violin. Individual instruction in violin can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114Q GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Viola
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in viola. Individual instruction in viola can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114R GEM7 course Cello
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in cello. Individual instruction in cello can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114S GEM7 course Individual Instruction: String Bass
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in string bass. Individual instruction in string bass can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114T GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Electric Bass
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in electric bass. Individual instruction in electric bass can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114U GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Percussion
2 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in percussion. Individual instruction in percussion can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-114V GEM7 course Individual Instruction: Harp
2 Credits

Lecture: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides individual instruction for non-majors in harp. Individual instruction in harp can assist students of all levels to improve their performance abilities. Special fees apply. Two credits requires one half-hour lesson per week. This course requires public performance and may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-124A Voice
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in voice. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114A

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MUSA-124B Piano
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in piano. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114B

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MUSA-124C Jazz Piano
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in jazz piano. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114C

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MUSA-124D General Guitar
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in general guitar. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114D

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MUSA-124E Classical Guitar
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in classical guitar. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114E

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MUSA-124F Flute
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in flute. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114F

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MUSA-124G Oboe
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in oboe. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114G

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MUSA-124H Clarinet
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in clarinet. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114H

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MUSA-124I Saxophone
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in saxophone. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114I

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MUSA-124J Bassoon
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in bassoon. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114J

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MUSA-124K Trumpet
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in trumpet. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114K

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MUSA-124L Horn
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in horn. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114L

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MUSA-124M Trombone
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in trombone. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114M

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MUSA-124N Euphonium
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in euphonium. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114N

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MUSA-124O Tuba
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in tuba. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114O

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MUSA-124P Violin
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in violin. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114P

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MUSA-124Q Viola
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in viola. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114Q

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MUSA-124R Cello
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in cello. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114R

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MUSA-124S String Bass
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in string bass. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114S

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MUSA-124T Electric Bass
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall, Spring, and Summer, All Years

This course provides instruction in electric bass. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114T

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MUSA-124U Percussion
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in percussion. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114U

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MUSA-124V Harp
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in harp. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

Prerequisites: MUSA-114V

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MUSA-124Z Composition
2-4 Credits

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course provides instruction in composition. This course is designed for music majors and requires prior musical experience. Individual instruction in an area of choice can assist students of all levels to improve their performance skills. A jury examination is required. Special fees apply. It may be repeated for credit. The number of credits must be approved by the instructor.

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MUSA-130 GEM7 course Introduction to Piano
1 Credit

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course is designed to provide group instruction at the piano keyboard. The emphasis of this course is on reading music and playing melody with simple chord accompaniment. Students enrolling need no prior musical background. This course may be repeated for credit.

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MUSA-145 GEM7 course Piano Class I
1 Credit

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course is designed for music majors and minors preparing for a keyboard competency exam. Emphasis is on developing basic piano technique, music-reading skills, and reinforcement of music theory fundamentals. Music selections range from classic to contemporary. This class may be repeated for a maximum of two credits.

Pre/Corequisites: MUSC-141

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MUSA-146 Piano Class II
1 Credit

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course is a continuation of MUSA-145 and prepares music majors and minors preparing for a keyboard competency exam. Technique, sight reading, harmonization, transposition, improvisation, and piano literature are areas of emphasis. This class may be repeated for a maximum of two credits.

Prerequisites: MUSA-145

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MUSA-245 Piano Class III
1 Credit

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course is a continuation of MUSA-146 and prepares music majors and minors preparing for a keyboard competency exam. Further development of technique, sight reading, harmonization, improvisation, and repertoire with addition of score reading is emphasized. This class may be repeated for a maximum of two credits.

Prerequisites: MUSA-146

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MUSA-246 Piano Class IV
1 Credit

Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

Offering: Fall and Spring Only, All Years

This course is a continuation of MUSA-245 and prepares music majors and minors preparing for a keyboard competency exam. Emphasis will be on reviewing previously acquired phases in technique, sight reading, harmonization, transposition, improvisation, and score reading. More complex harmonies will be introduced. The piano repertoire is at an intermediate level. A minimum grade of C- is required to complete pretesting requirements. This class may be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

Prerequisites: MUSA-245

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