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Music (General)

This class provides the TVCC music major with critical experience in listening to performance listerature. Attendance at department-sponsored recitals, concerts, and outside performances is required. This course is a non-credit course. 

Class instruction in the fundamentals of keyboard technique for beginning piano students. For all piano students who are enrolled in theory/aural skills courses. Scales and chord progressions are required. Technique and music reading are included. Course numbers must be taken in the above-listed sequence. Lab fees applied. 

Analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony up to and including the chords. Analysis and writing of small compositional forms. Correlated study at the keyboard.

A continuation of MUSI 1311, including analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony up to and including the chords. Analysis and writing of small compositional forms. Correlated study at the keyboard.

Advanced harmony part writing and 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. Correlated study at the keyboard.

Advanced harmony part writing and 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. Correlated study at the keyboard.

Singing tonal music in treble, bass, alto, and tenor clefs. Aural study, including dictation of rhythm, melody, and diatonic harmony. Training in reading and singing scales, intervals, rhythms, melodies, and diatonic harmonies in treble, bass, and movable C clefs. Lab fee applied.

Singing tonal music in treble, bass, alto, and tenor clefs. Aural study, including dictation of rhythm, melody, and diatonic harmony. A continuation of MUSI 1116. Rhythmic dictation is included. Lab fee applies. 

Singing more difficult tonal music, including modal, ethnic, and 20th century materials. Aural study, including dictation of more complex rhythms, melody, chromatic harmony, and extended tertian structures. Lab fee applies. 

A continuation of MUSI 2116. Singing more difficult tonal music, including modal, ethnic, and 20th century materials. Aural study, including dictation of more complex rhythms, melody, chromatic harmony, and extended tertian structures. Lab fee applies. 

Survey of the principal musical forms and cultural periods as illustrated in the literature of major composers. Music terminology is applied to instrumental and vocal forms from secular and sacred music, using recorded and live performances. A research project is required. This course is designed for music majors or advanced music students. Lab fee applies.

A focus on the enjoyment and understanding of music through study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements. Illustrated with audio recordings and live performances. Does not apply to a music major degree. Attendance at one live musical event is required.

General survey of various styles of music in America. Topics may include jazz, ragtime, folk, rock, and contemporary art music.

Study of phonetic sounds of the Italian language to promote the ability to sing in that language. Strongly recommended for vocal majors and linguistic prospectives. Lab fee applies. 

Study of phonetic sounds of the German language to promote the ability to sing in that language. Strongly recommended for vocal majors and linguistic prospectives. Lab fee applies.

Study of phonetic sounds of the French language to promote the ability to sing in that language. Strongly recommended for vocal majors and linguistic prospectives. Lab fee applies.


 

Ensembles

Open to all qualified students who wish to be members of the marching band. Lab fee applies. 

Open to all qualified students who wish to be members of the symphonic band. Lab fee applies.

A large ensemble performance group open to any student interested in participating in choral organization. Numerous public appearances scheduled during the academic year. The choir performs sacred and secular selections from collegiate-level choral literature, including choral masterworks, classical, and popular repertoire. Lab fees apply.

A selective choral group specializing in the performance of major works from all periods. Public appearances scheduled throughout the academic year. Lab fees apply.

A select choral ensemble specializing in the performance of jazz and popular literature. Public appearances are scheduled throughout the academic year. Lab fees apply.

A study of the performance of all types of jazz, both for dance band and for smaller groups. It also serves as an experimental laboratory for those members who are interested in composing and arranging for the band. The course is open to all interested students with the permission of the instructor. Lab fees apply.

Provides students the opportunity to study and perform a variety of music written for small woodwind ensembles from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. This course is open to all woodwind students with the permission of the instructor. Lab fees apply.

Provides students the opportunity to study and perform a variety of brass literature from the major musical periods. The course is open to all brass students with the permission of the instructor. Lab fees apply.

Provides percussion students the opportunity to gain experience in ensemble playing. The course is open to all percussion students with the permission of the instructor. Lab fees apply.


 

Applied Music

Applied music courses involve private instruction for instrumental and vocal students. Instruction is generally limited to music majors, but may be given to non-majors under certain circumstances: 1) the student is enrolled in music courses as prescribed in the music degree plans, 2) the student receives special permission from the instructor, or 3) the student has received a scholarship which requires private lessons. 

A one-credit hour course requires a 30 minute lesson each week; these are restricted to non-majors. A two-credit hour course requires a 60 minute lesson each week; all music majors are required to enroll in these courses. All non-music majors enrolled in private lessons will be required to either perform in a student recital or for a music jury at the end of the semester. Music majors will be required to perform a solo on their major applied instrument twice a semester, and for a music jury at the end of each semester. Lab fees apply. 

Studios:

  • Voice
  • Piano
  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Electric Bass
  • Euphonium
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Horn in F
  • Oboe
  • Percussion
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Tuba

    

Posted Date:
5/25/2018 1:57:46 PM