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Applied Music Courses

MAPP 111A. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Euphonium). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111B. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Bassoon). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111C. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Cello). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111D. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Clarinet). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111E. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Flute). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111F. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Horn). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111G. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Guitar). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111H. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Harp). 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 111J. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Harpsichord). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111K. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Oboe). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111L. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Organ). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111M. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Percussion). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111N. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Piano). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111P. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Saxophone). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111Q. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Bass). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111R. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Trombone). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111S. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Trumpet). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111T. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Tuba). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111U. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Viola). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111V. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Violin). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111W. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Voice). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 111X. Advanced Applied Music: Music Education (Saxophone). 1-2 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed sophomore concentration examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for music education majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee for unit.

MAPP 112A. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Euphonium). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112B. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Bassoon). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112C. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Cello). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112D. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Clarinet). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112E. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Flute). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112F. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Horn). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112G. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Guitar). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112H. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Harp). 1-4 Units.

This course is for upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112J. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Harpsichord). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112K. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Oboe). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112L. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Organ). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112M. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Percussion). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112N. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Piano). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112P. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Saxophone). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112Q. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Bass). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112R. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Trombone). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112S. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Trumpet). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112T. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Tuba). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112U. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Viola). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112V. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Violin). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112W. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Voice). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 112X. Advanced Applied Music: Performance (Saxophone). 1-4 Units.

For upper division music majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. Required for performance majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MAPP 121. Vocal Coaching. 1 Unit.

This course helps students prepare songs and arias for public performance. Emphasis is on musical and dramatic style and interpretation and the course includes private and group lessons. There is an applied music fee. Permission of instructor.

MAPP 191. Independent Study. 1-2 Units.

MAPP 210A. Applied Music: Euphonium. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210B. Applied Music: Bassoon. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210C. Applied Music: Cello. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210D. Applied Music: Clarinet. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210E. Applied Music: Flute. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210F. Applied Music: French Horn. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210G. Applied Music: Guitar. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210H. Applied Music: Harp. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210J. Applied Music: Harpsichord. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210K. Applied Music: Oboe. 1-2 Units.

MAPP 210L. Applied Music: Organ. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210M. Applied Music: Percussion. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210N. Applied Music: Piano. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210P. Applied Music: Saxophone. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210Q. Applied Music: String Bass. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210R. Applied Music: Trombone. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210S. Applied Music: Trumpet/Cornet. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210T. Applied Music: Tuba. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210U. Applied Music: Viola. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210V. Applied Music: Violin. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210W. Applied Music: Voice. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 210X. Applied Music: Saxophone. 1-2 Units.

By audition only.

MAPP 291. Graduate Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

Music Composition Courses

MCOM 108. Counterpoint. 3 Units.

This course focuses on the study of counterpoint through the ages: the linear modal counterpoint from the Renaissance with an emphasis on Palestrina and Lassus’ music and the vertical implications of tonal counterpoint with an emphasis on J.S. Bach’s Two and Three parts Inventions. Prerequisite: MCOM 033.

MCOM 109. Advanced Orchestration. 3 Units.

This course focuses on orchestration techniques from the first half of the 20th Century, and new performance practices. This is accomplished through orchestra analysis and writing exercises that include a reading session with the orchestra. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MCOM 034, and MCOM 035.

MCOM 112. Composition- Computer Music. 2 Units.

Students study private composition in computer music within the Conservatory Computer Studio for Music Composition.

MCOM 113. Advanced Analysis. 3 Units.

Students explore advanced topics in music analysis that includes extensive study of Schenkerian analysis. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MCOM 034, and MCOM 035.

MCOM 118. Music and Video Technology: Performance. 3 Units.

This course will focus on the creation of video and interactive computer music environments for the live performance of technology based music and video. Max/MSP/Jitter serves as the primary software for the construction of performance environments. Prerequisite: MCOM 029 or equivalent music technology experience or permission of instructor.

MCOM 124. Composition, Upper-Division. 2 Units.

This course is guided composition for experienced students that leads to the creation of several compositions for instruments and voices. This course may be repeated for credit. The course is for music composition majors, and admission to this upper division course is based on review of students' work at the end of the second year. Prerequisite: MCOM 024 or permission of instructor.

MCOM 126. New Performance Techniques. 1 Unit.

This class focuses on the study of extended acoustical techniques for voice, keyboard, string, woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments. Specific techniques and appropriate notation are discussed and compositions that utilize these techniques are studied. Prerequisite: MCOM 035.

MCOM 127. Music, Sound, and Film. 2 Units.

In any visual experience from real-life to commercial cinema to sound/image installation, sound plays a significant role in defining the expressive and relational content of the experience. This course explores the use of sound/music in film and experimental art with an emphasis on understanding the complex role sound plays in our experience. Through readings, film viewing, discussion, and analysis, students delve into the thinking of current sound designers, sound artists, and composers. Prerequisite: MCOM 029. (FILM)

MCOM 128. New Approaches to Form. 1 Unit.

In the 20th Century, composers have found it necessary to explore new formal structures that allow them to unify their compositions at all levels. These approaches vary greatly from technical to conceptual. This course pursues the study of formal approaches to compositional organization with an emphasis on the unique problems each one confronts musically. Prerequisite: MCOM 035.

MCOM 129. Non-Western Composing Techniques. 1 Unit.

This course examines the expansion of melodic, rhythmic, harmonic, and timbral composition techniques through the study of music from the Republic of Central Africa, Japan, India and Bali. Prerequisite: MCOM 035.

MCOM 134. Composition: Senior Project. 3 Units.

This course is private instruction/mentoring for the completion of a senior project in music composition. Prerequisite: MCOM 124.

MCOM 191. Independent Study. 1-2 Units.

MCOM 194. Composition Senior Recital. 0 Units.

This is a half-recital (+30-45 minutes of music) required for degree completion, organized, managed, and promoted by a Senior composition student, featuring a selection from the works he/she composed during his/her/ tenure in the composition program. Prerequisites: MCOM 124 with a "D" or better. Senior standing.

MCOM 208. Counterpoint. 3 Units.

This course focuses on the study of counterpoint through the ages: the linear modal counterpoint from the Renaissance with an emphasis on Palestrina and Lassus’ music and the vertical implications of tonal counterpoint with an emphasis on J.S. Bach’s Two and Three parts Inventions.

MCOM 209. Advanced Orchestration. 3 Units.

Course content focuses on orchestration techniques from the first half of the 20th Century, and new performance practices. This study is accomplished through orchestral analysis and writing exercises that include a reading session with the orchestra. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MCOM 034, and MCOM 035.

MCOM 211. Advanced Computer Music. 3 Units.

This course is taught in the Conservatory Computer Studio for Music Composition which focuses on the use of sampling/sound design, digital audio recording and editing, automated mixing, and computer manipulation as resources for music composition. An additional project is assiged for those who wish to receive graduate credit. Prerequisites: MCOM 010-017, MCOM 019 or equivalent.

MCOM 212. Composition- Computer Music. 2 Units.

Students study private composition in computer music within the Conservatory Computer Studio for Music Composition.

MCOM 213. Advanced Analysis. 3 Units.

Students examine advanced topics in music analysis that include the extensive study of Schenkerian analysis. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MCOM 034, and MCOM 035.

MCOM 291. Graduate Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

MCOM 299. Thesis. 3 Units.

Music Education Courses

MEDU 100. Music for Children. 3 Units.

This course explores music fundamentals, resources, concepts and activities for the pre-adolescent child. This course is open to non-music majors only, and it is required for multiple subjects credential candidates.

MEDU 101. Woodwind Instruments I. 1 Unit.

Students study the principles of teaching and playing flute and clarinet.

MEDU 102. Woodwind Instruments II. 1 Unit.

Students study the principles of teaching and playing oboe, bassoon and saxophone.

MEDU 103. Brass Instruments I. 1 Unit.

Students study the principles of teaching and playing brass instruments.

MEDU 104. Brass Instruments II. 1 Unit.

Students study the advanced principles of brass instrument teaching.

MEDU 105. Percussion Instruments. 1 Unit.

Students study the principles of teaching and playing percussion instruments.

MEDU 107. String Instruments I. 1 Unit.

Students study the principles of teaching and playing violin and viola.

MEDU 108. String Instruments II. 1 Unit.

Students study the principles of teaching and playing string instruments which include the cello and bass.

MEDU 110. Band Development. 2 Units.

Students examine the teacher's role in instrumental music education which includes concert, marching, jazz band and orchestras in public schools.

MEDU 111. Choral Development. 2 Units.

Students examine the teacher's role in choral music education which includes concepts and techniques for choral ensembles.

MEDU 112. Orchestra Development. 2 Units.

Students examine the teacher's role in orchestras in public schools.

MEDU 113. Laboratory Ensemble. 0.5 Units.

This course offers laboratory experience of music education fieldwork that includes developmentally appropriate class and rehearsal skills, secondary instrument performance, vocal ensemble techniques, planning, and assessment.

MEDU 114. Music in Elementary School. 1 Unit.

Students investigate the role of music within the elementary school and its environment. The course includes 50 hours of laboratory observation/teaching in the elementary schools. Corequisite: MEDU 115.

MEDU 115. Music Experiences, K-6. 2 Units.

This course offers a music specialist approach to materials and techniques that develop music experiences for elementary school children. Corequisite: MEDU 114. Open to music majors only.

MEDU 116. Music in Secondary School. 1 Unit.

Students examine the role of school music in grades 6-12. The course includes 50 hours of laboratory observation/teaching. Corequisite: MEDU 117. Open to music majors only.

MEDU 117. Music Experiences, 7-12. 2 Units.

This course offers a music specialist approach to materials and techniques that develop music experiences in secondary school. Corequisite: MEDU 116. Open to music majors only.

MEDU 118. Advanced Teaching Practicum. 1-3 Units.

This course is supervised practical observation/teaching experiences in both public and private schools. Prerequisites: MEDU 114 and MEDU 116.

MEDU 119. Fieldwork: Music Grades 4-12. 1 Unit.

This course offers fieldwork to accompany 21st century approaches to music education for pre-teens and adolescents with an emphasis on school and community settings. Co-requisite: MEDU 120.

MEDU 120. 21st Century Approaches to Music Education. 2 Units.

This course offers a music specialist approach to contemporary materials and techniques that develop music experiences for pre-teens and adolescents, including performance skills and creative music-making in school and community settings. Co-requisite: MEDU 119.

MEDU 191. Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

MEDU 200. Video Microrehearsal for Music Teaching Candidates. 3 Units.

Course content includes microrehearsals, seminars, and individual and group viewing sessions to define and develop rehearsal-teaching techniques with video recording as a basic tool. Prerequisites: bachelor's degree in music and permission of Music Education faculty.

MEDU 201. Video Microrehearsal for Experienced Music Teachers. 1-4 Units.

Students study the restructuring of music teaching techniques that use video recording techniques. Other topics of study include microrehearsals, seminars, individual and group viewing sessions, and field application of new procedures. Prerequisites: bachelor's degree in music, two years of full-time music teaching in public schools and permission of instructor.

MEDU 202. Fieldwork in Music Education. 3 Units.

This course offers advanced work in schools. It may include music drama, small ensembles, unique curriculum design as well as large ensembles and class instruction.

MEDU 210. Seminar in Music Education. 2 Units.

This seminar course includes discussion, research and writing related to music education.

MEDU 220. Instrumental Organization, Conducting and Literature. 1-3 Units.

This course offers advanced pursuit of curricular and pedagogical issues in teaching instrumental music.

MEDU 221. Choral Organization, Conducting and Literature. 1-3 Units.

This course offers advanced pursuit of curricular and pedagogical issues in teaching choral music.

MEDU 222. Advanced Problems in Elementary Music Teaching. 1-3 Units.

This course offers advanced pursuit of curricular and pedagogical issues in teaching instrumental music.

MEDU 291. Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

MEDU 293. Special Topics. 1-2 Units.

MEDU 299. Thesis. 3 Units.

MEDU 301. Video Microrehearsal for Experienced Music Teachers. 4 Units.

Students study the restructuring of music teaching techniques that use video recording techniques. Other topics of study include microrehearsals, seminars, individual and group viewing sessions, and field application of new procedures. A research component is required. Prerequisites: bachelor's degree in music and two years of full-time music teaching in public schools and permission of instructor.

MEDU 310. Seminar in Music Education. 2 Units.

This course includes discussion, research and writing related to music education.

MEDU 311. Philosophy of Music Education. 3 Units.

Students examine the development of individual music education philosophy through the study of history, aesthetics, sociology, psychology and school practice.

MEDU 312. Graduate Research in Music Education. 1-3 Units.

MEDU 313. Graduate Research in Music Education. 1-3 Units.

MEDU 322. Issues in Elementary Music Teaching. 3 Units.

MEDU 391. Graduate Independent Study. 1-3 Units.

MEDU 393. Special Topics. 1-2 Units.

Music History Courses

MHIS 140. Symphonic Literature. 3 Units.

Students study the history of the symphony from Baroque antecedents to contemporary examples. Prerequisites: MCOM 033, MHIS 011, MHIS 012, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 141. Opera Literature. 3 Units.

Students study the development of opera from 1600 to the present day. Special emphasis is on major operatic works and the relationship of opera to world history. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MHIS 011, MHIS 012, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 142. Chamber Music Literature. 3 Units.

Students examine the formal and stylistic study of chamber music literature and analyze specific works. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MHIS 011, MHIS 012 or permission of instructor.

MHIS 143A. Keyboard Literature I. 3 Units.

Students examine the historical, formal and stylistic study of keyboard literature from 1450 through 1825. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MHIS 011, MHIS 012, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 143B. Keyboard Literature II. 3 Units.

Students examine keyboard music from 1825 to present. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MHIS 011, MHIS 012, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 144. Vocal Literature. 3 Units.

Students study vocal compositions of major composers with emphasis on 19th and 20th century French and German repertoire. The relationship of poetry and music in the melodie and Lied is stressed in addition to recital programming. Prerequisites: MCOM 033, MHIS 011, MHIS 012 or permission of instructor.

MHIS 152. Topics in Early Music. 3 Units.

Students study early music topics from before 1700 (medieval, renaissance, or early baroque periods). Sample topics include Renaissance madrigal, medieval chant, 17th century opera, etc. See program director for specific topics in a given semester. This course meets once in four semesters. Prerequisite: MCOM 033, MHIS 011, MHIS 012 or permission of instructor.

MHIS 153. Topics in Eighteenth-Century Music. 3 Units.

Students study music topics from the eighteenth century (high baroque, pre-classical, classical, and pre-romantic styles). Sample topics include the Bach family, Haydn or Mozart, birth of the symphony, etc. See instructor for specific topics in a given semester. This course meets once in four semesters. Prerequisite: MCOM 033, MHIS 011, MHIS 012 or permission of instructor.

MHIS 154. Topics in Nineteenth-Century Music. 3 Units.

Students study music topics from the nineteenth century that cover a broad spectrum of repertory. Students examine common issues of the nineteenth century through the lens of particular repertories, composers, and/or genres, e.g. Lied and Song Cycles, Nationalism, or fin-de-siecle Vienna. See instructor for specific topics in a given semester. This course meets once in four semesters. Prerequisites: MCOM 033; MHIS 011; MHIS 012 or permission of instructor. MCOM 034 is recommended.

MHIS 155. Topics in Music of the 20th-21st Century. 3 Units.

Students study music topics in music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Sample topics concentrate on specific sub-periods and repertories such as Russian music, music after 1945, etc. This course meets once in four semesters. Prerequisites: MCOM 033; MHIS 011; MHIS 012 or permission of instructor. MCOM 034 is recommended.

MHIS 158. Advanced History of Jazz. 3 Units.

This course is a comprehensive study of jazz styles and performers through intelligent listening and historical research. Realizing jazz as an art form created by African-Americans, this course investigates issues that concern race, ethnicity, and social justice. Course content involves connections to slavery, Civil and World Wars, segregation, and the musical response of African-Americans. The course includes analysis of jazz compositions, live performance critiques, album reviews, artist papers, and a research project involving the Brubeck Collection. This course is designated for music students with junior or senior standing. Prerequisites: MCOM 032 and MHIS 012 or permission of instructor.

MHIS 160. American Music. 3 Units.

Students study the music in America from colonial times to the present. The focus is primarily Western music traditions by interacting with African-American and Native American musical traditions. Covers development of popular music traditions with respect to their effects on American musical composition and reception. Prerequisites: MCOM 033; MHIS 011; MHIS 012 or permission of the instructor.

MHIS 191. Independent Study. 1-3 Units.

MHIS 193. Special Topics. 3 Units.

MHIS 197. Research in Music History. 1-4 Units.

Permission of instructor. Senior standing.

MHIS 250. Medieval Music. 3 Units.

Students study topics in music history to c. 1450. Emphasis is on research methodology. Prerequisites: MCOM 010-017, MHIS 011, 012, 013, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 251. Music in the Renaissance. 3 Units.

Students study topics in the history of the music of the 15th and 16th centuries. Prerequisites: MCOM 010-17, MHIS 011, 012, 013, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 252. Music in the Baroque. 3 Units.

Students study topics in music history from c. 1580-1750. Prerequisites: MCOM 010-017, MHIS 011, 012, 013, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 253. Studies in the Classical Period. 3 Units.

Students study music from c. 1750-1810 with stress on evolution of style and historical factors which relate to this evolution. Prerequisites: MCOM 010-017, MHIS 011, 012, 013, or permission of instructor.

MHIS 254. Studies in the Romantic Period. 3 Units.

Students study music of the 19th century and its relationship to other art forms and historical developments. Emphasis is on research methodology. Prerequisites: MCOM 010-017, MHIS 011, 012, 013, or permission of the instructor.

MHIS 291. Graduate Independent Study. 1-3 Units.

MHIS 293. Special Topics. 3 Units.

Music Management Courses

MMGT 102. Creativity and Innovation: Developing a Creative Mindset. 3 Units.

Through a series of interactive games, challenges,collaborative projects and problem-solving activities, students will develop a more creative mindset and explore new approaches to problem solving (including Design Thinking, Initial Fast Failure, and TR12 theory), fostering resourcefulness, adaptability, self-confidence and out-of-the-box thinking - preparing them to adapt more easily to change, disruption and uncertainty in the labor market and "gig" economy.

MMGT 106. Sound Recording Fundamentals. 3 Units.

This course introduces students to basic audio techniques applicable to recording sound. This course is a combination of lecture, lab sessions and independent studio projects which provides a basic understanding of how audio is captured, stored and manipulated in the recording industry. (FILM)

MMGT 107. Performing Arts Administration. 3 Units.

This course is a practical approach to management and business issues that affect arts organizations. Topics include program planning, budget development, fund-raising, community relationships and concert promotion and production.

MMGT 108. Artist Management. 3 Units.

This course introduce students to the roles and responsibilities of a personal manager for a recording artist. Through reading, discussion, project-based work and taking on a working artist to advise and "manager" during the term, students have the opportunity to learn first-hand about the nature of the work of the artist manager and how to plan and execute a project for an artist. Prerequisite: MMGT 011 or permission of the instructor.

MMGT 109. Beyond Talent: Managing Performance Career. 2 Units.

This course provides students intending a career as a performer or artist with the knowledge and skills to help manage their career and image. This course combines readings, workshops, activities, and interviewing successful artists while students develop a basic promotional kit and career plan. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

MMGT 111. Music Industry Analysis. 4 Units.

Using reading, research, and discussion, students investigate the evolution of the American popular music industry during the last century. Social, cultural, business and technological changes are considered. The course emphasizes critical thinking, forming and defending opinions, and clearly presenting written and oral arguments that support student-developed theses which relate to a variety of eras and themes. Coursework includes a substantial research project on a topic of the student's own choosing. Prerequisite: MMGT 011 or permission of instructor. Junior standing. (DVSY)

MMGT 120. Media Production. 4 Units.

A laboratory class in which student teams learn to capture, edit, and publish live events such as concerts, recitals, lectures, as well as community and regional music events. Students will become familiar with audio, video and streaming tools, as well as the protocol and processes of working with various stakeholders to accomplish the course learning objectives. Prerequisites: Sophomore Standing.

MMGT 121. Media Promotion. 4 Units.

This is a hands-on lab class which students learn to promote designated projects for clients, using various means including paid, owned, and earned digital media. Students will learn about relevant forms of social media to accomplish the course learning objectives which primarily focus on audience-building, data analytics, measurement and evaluation of the effectiveness of various tactics and strategy used in media promotion. Class may be audited. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

MMGT 130. Popular Songwriting. 3 Units.

Students will gain a fundamental understanding of how songs are written, co-written and produced. Genre-specific songwriting and production conventions will also be addressed. Study of popular song structure, lyrics, melodic and other musical elements are included. Prerequisite: MMGT 009 or permission of instructor.

MMGT 135. Digital Music Synthesis. 3 Units.

An in-depth look at the creative music potential of the Digital Audio Workstation. It offers students a comprehensive understanding of music synthesis when working in a DAW environment. Using Logic Pro X and Ableton Live applications, this hands-on project-based course will focus on MIDI sequencing and programming, sound and instrument plug-in design, effect plug-in processing and sound shaping, and audio sample warping and clip manipulation. Prerequisites: MMGT 035 or permission of instructor.

MMGT 140. Music Products Management. 3 Units.

This course introduces students to the inner workings of the operations, sales and financial aspects of the music products industry. Course work includes case studies, lab sessions at a music retailer, development of a retail store start-up plan and site visits to leading regional music products firms.

MMGT 153. Entertainment Law. 4 Units.

Students study all aspects of legal relationships and rights of problems in films, television, music and records. Prerequisites: BUSI 053 and MMGT 011 or permission of instructor. Junior standing. (PLAW)

MMGT 160. Recording Studio Production. 2 Units.

This course provides students an opportunity to work independently and as part of a group learning about acoustical sound recording and digital production techniques. Classes develop sound recording and aural acuity relevant to the production of high quality music recordings. Course may be taken a total of three times for credit. Prerequisites: MMGT 106 with a grade of ‘B’ or better or permission of instructor.

MMGT 170. Topical Seminars in Music Industry Studies. 1-3 Units.

Rotating series of seminars that study various segments of the music industry. Past seminars have included topics such as concert production/promotion, music licensing and supervision, and live sound engineering.

MMGT 180. Senior Project Proposal. 1 Unit.

Students will prepare a comprehensive project proposal addressing an industry-related topic, problem or issue of concern to the student, which directly relates to their intended career path. Proposal must meet with faculty approval prior to end of semester. Graded on a Pass/No Credit basis only. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

MMGT 181. Senior Music Project Proposal. 1 Unit.

Students will prepare a comprehensive project proposal, which will demonstrate their musical development and abilities through recorded media or live performance. Project proposal should directly relate to student’s intended career path. Proposal must meet with faculty approval prior to end of semester. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

MMGT 185. Senior Project. 1 Unit.

Students will complete and present a senior project that is based on their approved proposal from MMGT 180. Students will deliver both written and oral presentations in a public forum. Students receive a letter grade based on their overall semester’s work as well as the quality and clarity of their final project. Prerequisites: MMGT 180, Senior Standing.

MMGT 186. Senior Music Project. 1 Unit.

Students will complete and present a senior project that is based on their approved proposal from MMGT 181. Students will either perform a newly created musical work or present a newly created sound recording that they have been responsible for conceiving and completing in a public forum. Prerequisites: MMGT 181, Senior Standing.

MMGT 187. Music Management Internship. 1-4 Units.

This course is an opportunity for qualifying students to work in an area of the music industry that interests them. The course is coordinated with the Pacific Career Resource Center. Prerequisite: Successful completion of two courses in Music Management. Permission of faculty adviser. Graded Pass/No Credit.

MMGT 190A. Portfolio Review II. 0 Units.

Music Industry and Music Management majors prepare an ePortfolio over the course of his/her study containing signature assignments from specified courses as well as other work products relevant to measuring progress toward attaining program learning outcomes as wells as knowledge in the students’ area of focus. This course is a milestone review, which occur in each semester of junior year. Each student meets bi-monthly with a faculty advisor to determine appropriate quality and relevance of portfolio contents and to receive feedback on how to maximize its impact. This course is graded on a Pass/No Credit basis only. Prerequisite: MMGT 090, Junior standing.

MMGT 190B. Portfolio Review III. 0 Units.

Music Industry and Music Management majors prepare an ePortfolio over the course of his/her study containing signature assignments from specified courses as well as other work products relevant to measuring progress toward attaining program learning outcomes as well as knowledge in the students’ area of focus. This course is a milestone review, which occur in each semester of the junior year. Each student meets bi-monthly with a faculty advisor to determine appropriate quality and relevance of portfolio contents and to receive feedback on how to maximize its impact. This course is graded on a Pass/No Credit basis only. Prerequisite: MMGT 190A, Junior standing.

MMGT 190C. Portfolio Presentation. 1 Unit.

Music Industry Studies and Music Management majors prepare an ePortfolio over the course of his/her study containing signature assignments from specified courses as well as capstone assignments and other work products relevant to measuring progress toward attaining program learning outcomes as well as knowledge in the students’ area of focus. This course is the final portfolio, which also incorporates a student presentation that may be videotaped and added to the students’ portfolio. Each student meets bi-monthly with a faculty advisor to determine appropriate quality and relevance of portfolio contents and to finalize their presentation. This course is graded on a pass/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: MMGT 190B, Senior Standing.

MMGT 191. Independent Study. 1-2 Units.

MMGT 196. Music Industry Career Development. 2 Units.

A career exploration and preparation class in which students assess current career trends, meet with leading practitioners, perform research in their specific field of interest and fine-tune their professional portfolio including resume, online presence, relevant work samples, cover letters, etc. Interpersonal skills and development is emphasized including how to interview and present one’s self effectively to employers or internship host firms. Open to all students with an interest in music and entertainment careers. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

MMGT 197. Undergraduate Research. 1-4 Units.

MMGT 199. Music Management Exit Examination. 1 Unit.

This class is a requirement for all students earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Management or Music Industry Studies within the Conservatory. This summative oral examination is administered midway through the last semester of work prior to graduation. Students planning to graduate in the fall term must make arrangements with the Program Director to enroll in the prior spring semester. Graded on a Pass/No Credit basis only.

MMGT 206. Sound Recording Fundamentals. 3 Units.

This course introduces students to basic audio techniques applicable to recording sound. This course is a combination of lecture, lab sessions and independent studio projects which provides a basic understanding of how audio is captured, stored and manipulated in the recording industry.

MMGT 207. Performing Arts Administration. 3 Units.

This course is a practical approach to management and business issues that affect arts organizations. Topics include program planning, budget development, fund-raising, community relationships and concert promotion and production.

MMGT 208. Artist Management. 3 Units.

This course introduce students to the roles and responsibilities of a personal manager for a recording artist. Through reading, discussion, project-based work and taking on a working artist to advise and "manager" during the term, students have the opportunity to learn first-hand about the nature of the work of the artist manager and how to plan and execute a project for an artist. Prerequisite: MMGT 011 or permission of the instructor.

MMGT 209. Beyond Talent: Managing Performance Career. 2 Units.

This course provides students intending a career as a performer or artist with the knowledge and skills to help manage their career and image. This course combines readings, workshops, activities, and interviewing successful artists while students develop a basic promotional kit and career plan. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

MMGT 220. Media Production. 4 Units.

A laboratory class in which students learn to capture, edit and publish original video content which may include concerts, recitals, lectures, or community and regional music events. Students will become familiar with audio, video, and streaming tools, as well as the protocol and processes of working with various stakeholder to accomplish the course learning objectives. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

MMGT 221. Media Promotion. 4 Units.

This is a hands-on lab class in which students learn to promote designated projects for clients, using various means including paid, owned, and earned digital media. Students will learn about relevant forms of social media to accomplish the course learning objectives which primarily focus on audience-building data, measurement and evaluation of the effectiveness of various tactics and strategy used in media promotion. Class may be audited. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

MMGT 240. Musical Products Management. 3 Units.

This course introduces students to the inner workings of the operations, sales and financial aspects of the music products industry. Course work includes case studies, lab sessions at a music retailer, development of a retail store start-up plan and site visits to leading regional music products firms.

MMGT 260. Recording Studio Production. 2 Units.

This course provides students an opportunity to work independently and as part of a group learning about acoustical sound recording and digital production techniques. Classes develop sound recording and aural acuity relevant to the production of high quality music recordings. Course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MMGT 106 with a grade of "B" or better or permission of instructor.

MMGT 270. Topical Seminars in Music Industry Studies. 1-3 Units.

Rotating series of seminars that study various segments of the music industry. Past seminars have included topics such as concert production/promotion, music licensing and supervision, and live sound engineering.

Music Performance Courses

MPER 120. Lyric Diction. 2 Units.

Students examine theory and practice of singing Italian, German, English, and French. The course includes translation and declamation of texts.

MPER 121. Lyric Diction. 2 Units.

Students examine theory and practice of singing Italian, German, English, and French. The course includes translation and declamation of texts. Prerequisite: MPER 120.

MPER 130. Accompanying. 1 or 2 Unit.

MPER 130 offers practical training in vocal and instrumental piano accompaniments. (Two units are given with permission of instructor).

MPER 131. Studio and Recital Accompanying. 1 Unit.

This practicum in accompanying is open to piano performance majors only for major ensemble credit for a maximum of two years.

MPER 140. Pedagogy of Piano. 2 Units.

Students study teaching methods and materials for elementary, intermediate and advanced piano students. Permission of instructor is required.

MPER 141. Pedagogy of Voice. 2 Units.

This course is an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the singing voice, emphasizing respiration, phonation, resonation and articulation. Students also examine various methods of teaching of singing based on current scientific discoveries as well as important classical treatises. Permission of instructor is required.

MPER 151. Principles of Conducting. 2 Units.

The course covers basic techniques of the baton, score reading and interpretation. Prerequisites: MCOM 032 and MCOM 033.

MPER 152. Choral Conducting. 2 Units.

Students study principles of conducting that are applied to choral rehearsals and repertoire. Prerequisite: MPER 151.

MPER 153. Instrumental Conducting. 2 Units.

Students study principles of conducting that are applied to band and orchestra rehearsal and repertoire. Prerequisite: MPER 151.

MPER 169. Advanced Opera Workshop. 1 Unit.

This course affords singers the opportunity to practice performance techniques learned in Opera Workshop through practical rehearsal application. The first term is dedicated to repertoire and audition technique (Craig), while second term focuses on scene study (Meisner, Felsenstein).

MPER 191. Independent Study. 1-2 Units.

MPER 269. Advanced Opera Theatre Workshop. 1 Unit.

MPER 280. Advanced Opera Production Major Ensemble. 1 Unit.

Major ensemble.

MPER 291. Graduate Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

MPER 293. Special Topics. 1-4 Units.

Music Therapy Courses

MTHR 135. Music with Children in Inclusive Settings: Therapeutic and Educational Applications. 3 Units.

This course presents specific music therapy techniques and skills for development of programs for children's successful integration within home/school/community environments. Students will identify and create therapeutic music strategies to effect changes in children's academic, social, motor, and leisure skills development. This course also acquaints students with relevant music therapy/education research and current legislation regarding children within inclusive settings. Open to non-majors. Prerequisites: SPED 123 and either MTHR 018 or MCOM 002; or with instructor permission.

MTHR 139. Research in Music. 2 Units.

The application of scientific methods to investigate music therapy and related disciplines (e.g., music education and music psychology) are reviewed, including: qualitative and quantitative methods and related designs, review and evaluation of research literature, and writing a research proposal. Statistical analyses and evidence-based practice are introduced. Prerequisite: MCOM 002 or Instructor Permission.

MTHR 140. Psychology of Music. 2 Units.

This course introduces the psychological foundations of music, including the study of acoustics, perception of sound, music and neuroscience, and physical and psychosocial responses to music. Prerequisite: MTHR 139 or MTHR 239 or permission of the instructor.

MTHR 141. Music Therapy in Mental Health and Social Services. 3 Units.

This course examines theory, research, and clinical skills related to music therapy for adults, children, and adolescents in various mental health and social service treatment settings. It also includes an introduction to current DSM criteria for mental disorders commonly encountered by music therapists, and an overview of major theories of psychotherapy as they relate to music therapy. The course introduces music therapy techniques for group treatment which includes music improvisation, songwriting, and basic relaxation methods. This course is for music therapy majors only and it must be taken concurrently with Fieldwork in Music Therapy. Prerequisites: MTHR 011, MTHR 018, MTHR 135, and MTHR 140, PSYC 017 and completion of Voice, Guitar, and Piano competencies.

MTHR 142. Music Therapy in Medicine and Health Care. 3 Units.

This course provides an overview of music therapy with children, adults, and older adults in medical settings. Students survey theories, methods, and empirically supported treatments in settings such as acute care, physical rehabilitation, gerontology, palliative care, preventative medicine, and health maintenance. It also includes the study of physical and psychosocial processes natural to aging and end of life, and assists students in developing skills in improvised music for relaxation and palliative care. The course is for music therapy majors only. Prerequisites: MTHR 141, BIOL 011 and completion of Voice, Guitar, and Piano competencies.

MTHR 143. Supervisory Techniques. 1 or 2 Unit.

This course offers techniques in the supervision of music therapy fieldwork. The course is only open to music therapy majors by permission of the instructor. Prerequisites: MTHR 020, MTHR 140 and MTHR 150.

MTHR 150. Fieldwork in Music Therapy. 1-2 Units.

Fieldwork provides students with structured clinical experiences in music therapy under the supervision of a music therapist in varying community settings. This course repeated for credit and taken concurrently each semester students are enrolled in MTHR 135, MTHR 140, MTHR 141 and MTHR 142. Prerequisites: MTHR 011 and MTHR 018. This course is open only to music therapy majors, and a minimum of 4 units of Fieldwork (MTHR 150) is required for completion of the music therapy degree program.

MTHR 187. Internship in Music Therapy. 1 Unit.

This course consists of clinical training experience at an internship site approved by the AMTA. Successful completion of required hours and competencies allows students to sit for the Music Therapy Board Certification Examination. Prerequisites: Successful completion of all coursework and functional music skills, competency evaluation and individualized internship training plan. Students are required to enroll in MTHR 150 within the period of one year prior to the start of internship.

MTHR 191. Independent Study. 1-2 Units.

MTHR 197D. Undergraduate Research. 1-4 Units.

MTHR 230. Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music Level I Training. 3 Units.

Intensive 5-day residential seminar introduces theory and clinical applications of the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music (BMGIM) and other music and imagery techniques. Participants gain intensive personal experience with BMGIM. Hands-on experiential exercises, demonstrations, and clinical examples introduce simple imagery techniques to add to participants' existing repertoire of therapeutic interventions. This residential phase of the course meets the Association of Music and Imagery (AMI) requirements for introductory training in the Bonny Method. The on-line learning component extends and deepens the student's understanding through exposure to literature in the Bonny Method, sharing of discoveries from readings and music listening, as well as personal reflection and integration of experiential learning. Due to the experiential nature of this course, participants must be willing to participate in all learning activities and in the group sharing process, and attend all seminar sessions as listed in the residential seminar course schedule. All students and instructors are expected to maintain confidentiality of personal material shared by group members. Prerequisites: Evidence of clinical experience and permission of instructor.

MTHR 231. Individual Music Therapy: Advanced Theory and Techniques. 3 Units.

This course explores current theories and techniques of music-centered psychotherapy for supportive, re-educative/rehabilitative, and re-constructive levels of clinical practice with a variety of populations. The course includes development of therapeutic relationship through music improvisation, and focused music-evoked imagery to address supportive and re-educative goals for individual clients. Experiential learning includes classroom simulations and supervised clinical practice. Prerequisites: MTHR 187 (or an AMTA-approved clinical internship) and MTHR 230 (or Level I training in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music) or permission of instructor.

MTHR 232. Group Music Therapy: Advanced Theory and Techniques. 3 Units.

This course examines theories and models for group music therapy with applications for a variety of clinical populations. The course includes approaches for quick group assessment and brief treatment environments. The focus in on therapist and member roles and tasks within group development processes. Students refine group facilitation skills that use music-centered techniques of improvisation and music-evoked imagery through in-class simulations and supervised clinical practice. Prerequisite: MTHR 231 with a "B" or better or permission of instructor.

MTHR 239. Research in Music. 2 Units.

The application of scientific methods to investigate music therapy and related disciplines (e.g., music education and music psychology) are reviewed, including: qualitative and quantitative methods and related designs, review and evaluation of research literature, and writing a research proposal. Statistical analyses and evidence-based practice are introduced. Prerequisite: MCOM 002 or Instructor Permission.

MTHR 240. Psychology of Music. 2 Units.

This course introduces the psychological foundations of music, including the study of acoustics, perception of sound, music and neuroscience, and physical and psychosocial responses to music. Prerequisite: MTHR 139 or MTHR 239 or permission of the instructor.

MTHR 245. Clinical Clerkship in Music Therapy. 1-4 Units.

As an alternate requirement for Thesis, Clinical Clerkship is designed for students who may want to focus on clinical skills and knowledge. Students complete a major project related to an applied therapeutic or educational setting.

MTHR 251. Music Therapy Supervision I: Introduction to Theory and Applications. 1 Unit.

This course provides a foundation for effective music therapy clinical supervision. It introduces multicultural, ethical, and legal considerations and explores factors unique to music therapy supervision. Readings, workbook assignments, field observations and in-class discussion of theories and techniques prepare students for MTHR 252, and practical experience supervising undergraduate students in clinical training settings. Prerequisite: MTHR 187 or an AMTA approved clinical internship.

MTHR 252. Music Therapy Supervision II: Applied Experience. 1 Unit.

This course provides mentored practice in clinical supervision and it supports individualized skill development of competencies for professional participation in clinical management and student, volunteer, or peer supervision situations. Learning experiences include direct on-site supervision of undergraduate music therapy students in fieldwork placements, maintaining the on-site learning environment, monitoring student progress, conducting formal evaluations, conducting group student supervision and regular participation in supervisors group consultation meetings with faculty. Prerequisite: MTHR 251 with a "B" or better.

MTHR 260. Advanced Clinical Practice in Music Therapy. 1 Unit.

This course provides individualized experiences for development of advanced clinical skills in music therapy. Students may focus on a new area of specialization, or may work within a familiar clinical environment that develops skills at a more advanced level. Experiences may include supervised practice in advanced music therapy techniques, interdisciplinary collaboration, new program development, or expansion of an existing clinical program. Prerequisites: two semesters of MTHR 187 or clinical internship.

MTHR 265. Human Research in Music Therapy: Supervised Experience. 1 Unit.

This course offers individualized experiences for development of advanced research skills in music therapy. It provides faculty oversight and supervision of human research in clinical or laboratory settings. Students may focus on their own independent research project or may work within a collaborative or faculty-directed research environment. It is required for students who conduct summer research activities with human subjects and includes projects that contribute to completion of the master's thesis or clinical clerkship. This course may be repeated. Prerequisites: Completion of University Human Subjects (IRB) training for student investigators, and permission of instructor.

MTHR 275. College Teaching in Music Therapy: Curriculum, Competencies and Classroom. 3 Units.

Students review the AMTA requirements for music therapy undergraduate program curriculum and for competency-based education and clinical training. The course provides mentored practice in teaching foundational level music therapy college courses, and it supports individualized skill development for professional participation in academic music therapy programs as an instructor. Permission of instructor.

MTHR 291. Graduate Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

MTHR 297. Graduate Independent Research. 1-4 Units.

MTHR 299. Thesis. 1-4 Units.

Students create an original monograph that embodies original research.

Brubeck Institute Courses

MUBI 150. Brubeck Fellows Seminar. 3 Units.

This course is for Brubeck Fellows. It involves the study, memorization, and analysis for jazz standards. Through recorded versions of compositions, students will learn select standards primarily by ear and will transfer that information into lead sheet form. Class involves performance on instruments with drummers utilizing piano/vibes and occasionally drums to demonstrate material comprehension.

Jazz Studies Courses

MUJZ 110. Jazz Arranging and Composition. 3 Units.

This course focuses on familiarizing students with jazz composition and arranging techniques for the small jazz ensemble. Two and three part writing techniques associated with the jazz tradition are the focus. Prerequisites: MUJZ 011 and MUJZ 031 or permission of the instructor.

MUJZ 111. Jazz Composition for the Large Ensemble. 3 Units.

This course focuses on the development of writing skills aimed primarily for the large ensemble. This course will include a focus on big band writing plus the incorporation of strings or other non-traditional jazz instrumentation. Prerequisite: MUJZ 110 or permission from the instructor.

MUJZ 130. Advanced Improvisation. 2 Units.

Students study advanced techniques and practices of jazz improvisation. Topics include tune analysis and develops a more definitive concepts of chord/scale relationships. Students examine contemporary performance practices that include the use of synthetic scales and free improvisation. Prerequisites: MCOM 032, MCOM 033, MUJZ 030, MUJZ 031 or permission of instructor.

MUJZ 131. Advanced Improvisation II. 2 Units.

This course is a continuation of Advanced Improvisation. Students will explore advanced techniques of jazz performance and improvisation. Students will also explore the process of integrating new materials and improvisation methods into their playing. Prerequisite: MUJZ 130 or permission from the instructor.

MUJZ 140. Jazz Pedagogy. 2 Units.

Students study jazz education materials and performance techniques designed for the student who may teach jazz ensembles or design curriculum. Prerequisites: MCOM 032 and MCOM 033; MUJZ 030 and MUJZ 031 or permission of instructor.

MUJZ 150. Honors Jazz Seminar. 3 Units.

A stylistic study of jazz styles and performers involving transcription, ensemble performance and composition study of selected works and artists. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Honors Jazz Degree.

MUJZ 158. Advanced History of Jazz. 3 Units.

This course is a comprehensive study of jazz styles and performers through intelligent listening and historical research. Realizing jazz as an art form created by African-Americans, this course investigates issues concerning race, ethnicity, and social justice. The course content involves connections to slavery, Civil and World Wars, segregation, and the musical response of African-Americans. It also includes an analysis of jazz compositions, live performance critiques, album reviews, artist papers, and a research project that involves the Brubeck Collection. This course is designated for music students with junior or senior standing. Prerequisite: MCOM 033.

MUJZ 161. Jazz Seminar and Perspectives I. 3 Units.

Jazz Seminar and Perspectives I is comprised of two major components that involve Undergraduate Research and Performance Perspectives. Research topic involves the various cultural, economic, historical, and social aspects of jazz. Performance Perspectives Component involves jazz performance issues, stylistic comparisons of artists, works of major composers, and jazz historical perspectives. Topics are variable. Students are involved with in-class performances, research papers, and music transcriptions. An assembly of a portfolio serves as a key component of this course. Prerequisites: MUJZ 008, MUJZ 010, MUJZ 011, MUJZ 020, MUJZ 021, MUJZ 030, MUJZ 031 or permission of instructor.

MUJZ 162. Jazz Seminar and Perspectives II. 3 Units.

Jazz Seminar and Perspectives II is comprised of two major components that involve Undergraduate Research and Performance Perspectives. Research topic involves the various cultural, economic, historical, and social aspects of jazz. Performance Perspectives Component involves jazz performance issues, stylistic comparisons of artists, works of major composers, and jazz historical perspectives. Topics are variable. Students are involved with in-class performances, research papers, and music transcriptions. An assembly of a portfolio serves as a key component of this course. Prerequisites: MUJZ 008, 010, 011, 020, 021, 030, 031, 161 or permission of the instructor.

MUJZ 163. Jazz Seminar and Perspectives III. 3 Units.

Jazz Seminar and Perspectives III is comprised of two major components that involve Undergraduate Research and Performance Perspectives. Research topic involves the various cultural, economic, historical, and social aspects of jazz. Performance Perspectives Component involves jazz performance issues, stylistic comparisons of artists, works of major composers, and jazz historical perspectives. Topics are variable. Students are involved with in-class performances, research papers, and music transcriptions. An assembly of a portfolio serves as a key component of this course. Prerequisites: MUJZ 008, MUJZ 010, MUJZ 011, MUJZ 020, MUJZ 021, MUJZ 030, MUJZ 031, MUJZ 161, MUJZ 162 or permission of instructor.

MUJZ 164. Jazz Seminar and Perspectives IV. 3 Units.

Jazz Seminar and Perspectives IV is comprised of two major components involving Undergraduate Research and Performance Perspectives. Research topic involves the various cultural, economic, historical, and social aspects of jazz. Performance Perspectives Component involves jazz performance issues, stylistic comparisons of artists, works of major composers, and jazz historical perspectives. Topics are variable. Students are involved with in-class performances, research papers, and music transcriptions. An assembly of a portfolio serves as a key component of this course. Prerequisites: MUJZ 008, MUJZ 010, MUJZ 011, MUJZ 020, MUJZ 021, MUJZ 030, MUJZ 031, MUJZ 161, MUJZ 162, MUJZ 163 or permission of instructor.

MUJZ 171. Jazz Applied I. 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division Jazz Studies majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principle instrument or voice. It is required for Jazz Studies majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MUJZ 172. Jazz Applied II. 1-2 Units.

This course is or upper division Jazz Studies majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for Jazz Studies majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MUJZ 173. Jazz Applied III. 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division Jazz Studies majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for Jazz Studies majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MUJZ 174. Jazz Applied IV. 1-2 Units.

This course is for upper division Jazz Studies majors who have passed the sophomore applied major examination in their principal instrument or voice. It is required for Jazz Studies majors. Enrollment in applied music requires an applied music fee per unit.

MUJZ 180. Applied Jazz Composition. 2 Units.

Each student registered for Applied Jazz Composition will receive a 1-hour private lesson once a week. The subject matter will involve problems and solutions in the composition of original jazz works and traditional models from noted jazz composers. Students will learn various compositional techniques, and explore notation, instrumentation, orchestration, and performance issues. Prerequisite: MUJZ 031 or permission from the instructor.

MUJZ 191. Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

MUJZ 291. Graduate Independent Study. 1-4 Units.

General Music Courses

MUSC 193. Special Topics. 4 Units.

MUSC 197. Independent Research. 1-4 Units.

MUSC 202. Introduction in Music Research. 3 Units.

This course is designed for the graduate level student to develop music research skills.

MUSC 203. Contemporary Issues in Music Education and Music Therapy. 3 Units.

Graduate students research, analyze, and reflect on current values, philosophical issues, and contemporary trends in the professions of music education and music therapy.

Conservatory of Music Faculty

Ruth Brittin, Program Director and Professor of Music Education, 1997, BME, Texas Tech University, 1983; MME, 1985; PhD, Florida State University, 1989.

Andrew Conklin, Program Director of Music Education, Assistant Professor Music Composition and Theory

Feilin Hsiao, Program Director and Associate Professor of Music Therapy, 2006, PhD, University of Iowa, 2006; MA, New York University, 1994; Certified Music Therapist, 1994; Board Certified Music Therapist, 2001; Teaching Credential in Music Education (1996) and Special Education (1999).

Sarah Clemmens Waltz, Assistant Professor of Music History; Program Director of Music History, 2007, PhD in Music History, MPhil, Yale University, 2007; BM in Music History with Honors, Oberlin Conservatory, 2000; BA in Physics, Oberlin College, 2000.

Daniel Ebbers, Assistant Professor of Voice, 2004, BM, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, MM, University of Southern California.

James Haffner, Assistant Professor, 1999, BA, Baldwin Wallace College, 1993; MFA, University of Cincinnati College, 1996.

Keith N. Hatschek, Associate Professor, 2001, BA, University of California Berkeley, 1973; Certificate in Marketing, University of California Berkeley, 1993.

Patrick Langham, Associate Professor of Jazz Studies, 2003, BM, University of Tennessee, 1992; MM, 1994.

Burr Cochran Phillips, Assistant Professor of Voice, 2007, BM, University of North Texas, 1982; MM, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, 1994.

Patricia Shands, Associate Professor of Clarinet, 1995, BM, Peabody Conservatory of Music, 1981; MM, University of Southern California, 1985.

Eric Waldon, Assistant Professor of Music Therapy, 2011, PhD in Educational Psychology, University of the Pacific; MA in Music Therapy, MA in Educational and Counseling Psychology, University of the Pacific; BM in Music Therapy, Western Michigan University. In addition to board certification as a music therapist, Dr. Waldon holds a credential as a school psychologist as well as a license as a psychologist in the state of California.

Nicholas Waldvogel, Associate Professor, 2001, BA, MA, Harvard University, 1989; MM, Peabody Conservatory, 1993; Graduate diploma in Conducting, Peabody Conservatory, 1994; PhD, Yale University, 1992.

Lynelle Frankforter Wiens, Professor of Voice, 1978, BM, University of Nebraska, 1975; MM, Indiana University, 1978; MusD, Indiana University, 1988.