In addition to the general education and core music degree requirements, students must complete all of the prescribed courses listed in the instrumental performance major as well as 12 units of additional upper division music electives or a concentration. 

Core Requirements

 

Core Applied Music Requirements

Designed for the music major whose primary instrument is other than piano. The course material will focus on the rudiments of piano playing, including acquisition of the Technical Skills (Items 1-10) of Piano Proficiency (i.e. scales, arpeggios, and chords). May be repeated three times for credit. Prerequisite: Declared Music Major. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS012-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS012-A
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
09/03/2024 TTh 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS012-C
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS012-B
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 159

Designed for the music major whose primary instrument is other than piano. The course material will focus primarily on the Functional Skills (Items 11-15) of Piano Proficiency (i.e. solo repertoire, harmonization, transposition, score-reading, and sight-reading) with review of the Technical Skills. May be repeated three times for credit. Prerequisite: MUS 012 or Professor’s approval. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS022-C
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/08/2024 T 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS022-A
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/08/2024 T 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS022-B
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/08/2024 Th 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS022-A
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2025 TTh 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS022-B
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS022-C
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159

Plus, MUS__ -Private Instruction (8 units minimum**)2
Plus, MUS__ -Major Ensemble (8 units minimum)3

*Enrollment in Class Piano (MUS 012 or 022) is required of music majors whose primary instrument is other than piano each semester until the Piano Proficiency requirements are met. An opportunity to attempt to pass the Piano Proficiency exam for first semester students will be offered during rehearsal camp. For returning students, an attempt to pass the exam or portions of the exam will be offered at the end of each semester. See Music Handbook for Piano Proficiency requirements.

**Students must complete eight (8) units of Private Instruction on the same instrument or voice.

1Enrollment for one unit of MUS 080-089, 460-469 Private Instruction is required for each semester of residence for all music majors. A minimum of eight (8) units is required.

2Enrollment is required in at least one Major Ensemble (MUS 067, 068, 091, 092, 094, 097, 099, 490A, 490B, 490C, 490D, 490E, 490F, 490H) for full credit during each semester of enrollment at California Baptist University. A minimum of eight (8) units is required. Additional ensembles may be taken for 0-1 units.

 

Core Lower Division Requirements

A review of music fundamentals, intensive study of basic concepts of music theory for the music major, introduction to music notation software. Concert attendance requirement. Concurrent requisite: MUS 115. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS114-B
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS114-A
King, Nathan E.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

Introductory experiences in sight-singing and ear-training. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 114. (1 unit; Fall).htm

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS115-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS115-B
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

Development of skills in analyzing and writing music involving diatonic voice leading principles and harmonic progressions. Examples are drawn from art, sacred and popular music. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 125. Prerequisite: MUS 114. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS124-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-B
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-B
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-A
King, Nathan E.
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

Continued development of aural skills and introduction to keyboard harmony and improvisation. Prerequisite: MUS 115; Concurrent requisite: MUS 124. (1 unit; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS125-B
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS125-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS125-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS125-B
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

Emphasis on musical instruments, and be able to describe their significance in a culture's folklore, religion and history; fundamental elements of music and how they vary in different traditions; the effects of cultural influences such as gender and ethnically on the perception, interpretations and performance of music; forces of nationalism, acculturation, and westernization and their effect on musical traditions. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS202-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS202-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS202-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

Advanced writing and analysis of music involving chromatic and extended harmonies, and an introduction to 16th century polyphony and 18th century counterpoint. Examples are drawn from art, sacred and popular music. Prerequisite: MUS 124; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 215. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS214-A
Kirk, Erin P.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS214-B
Kirk, Erin P.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

Advanced training in ear-training, sight-singing and keyboard harmony involving chromatic exercises. Prerequisite: MUS 125; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 214. (1 unit; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS215-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
09/03/2024 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS215-B
King, Nathan E.
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

Writing and analysis of music since 1900. Focus on contemporary harmonic practice, influence of art and popular music. Prerequisite: MUS 214; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 225. Concert attendance requirement. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS224-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS224-B
Kirk, Erin P.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS224-A
Kirk, Erin P.
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 162

Advanced work in ear-training and sight-singing. Prerequisite: MUS 215; Concurrent Requisite: MUS 224. (1 unit; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS225-A
King, Nathan E.
01/08/2024 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS225-B
Brand Butler, Angela H
01/13/2025 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS225-A
Brand Butler, Angela H
01/13/2025 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

Introduction to theories, fundamentals, and practices of entrepreneurship and small business as applied to musicians. Course will cover planning, finance, copyright and law as applied to the music business, merchandise, licensing, digital rights and royalty management and endorsements. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS236-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS236-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/13/2025 MW 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

Introduction to a broad perspective of the many ways musicians use computers. Emphasis on historic milestones, current issues, and practical skill in using software and hardware in music technology. Prerequisite: Declared music major, minor, or concentration. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS282-C
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/08/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/13/2025 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-C
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/13/2025 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS282-B
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 161

 

Core Upper Division Requirements

Basic conducting skills, principles, and rehearsal techniques for choral and instrumental music. Observations of choral and instrumental ensemble rehearsals. Prerequisite: MUS 214. (2 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS312-A
Holliday, Guy M.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS312-B
Holliday, Guy M.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

A general survey course of the history of Western European music and of selecgted non-Western cultures. Includes lectures, readings and a research paper. Ancient through Renaissance. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (2 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS313-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

Following the scope and format of the music history courses, this course is a general survey of musical styles and history of the Baroque and Classical periods. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS323-A
Kirk, Erin P.
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS323-A
Kirk, Erin P.
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

Following the scope and format of the music history courses, this course is a general survey of musical styles and history of the Baroque and Classical periods, with emphasis on the Romantic period. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS324-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

Course content provides a continuation of Music History III with emphasis on the 20th century period. American music and implications of recent developments, including electronic and experimental music, are also included. Prerequisites: MUS 124 and 125. (2 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS325-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/08/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 163
MUS325-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/13/2025 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

An examination of Scripture in order to develop a biblical theology of worship and its application in the local church. Students will learn about the development of worship practices from the Old and New Testaments and learn to apply hermeneutical principles to understanding present-day worship applications. (3 units; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS360-A
Williams, Chessa W.
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Music degree must enroll in Senior Recital and Project in the semester they intend to perform their Senior Recital, typically the last semester of their senior year. Students may enroll in the course after successfully completing the Applied Music Proficiency and meeting the performance expectations described in the Undergraduate Handbook for their specific course of study. Piano Proficiency completion required. Requirements for recital length are determined by the student's major. See School of Performing Arts Undergraduate Student Handbook for recital length and repertoire requirements. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS431-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/08/2024 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS431-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/03/2024 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS431-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/13/2025 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

 

Instrumental Performance Major Requirements

 

Private Instruction Requirements

*Students must complete eight (8) units of private instruction in the same instrumental area from the following list of courses. These eight (8) units are in addition to those in the Core Applied Music Requirements.

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Performing Arts office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four (24) units. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 083, declared Music major or minor, and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS463-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Performing Arts office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four (24) units. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 084, declared Music major or minor, and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS464-H
Low-Atwater, Elizabeth A.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-F
Chang, David W.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-B
Oh, Kathy S.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-G
King, Nathan E.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-H
Low-Atwater, Elizabeth A.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-F
Chang, David W.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-A
Oppermann, Mary L
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS464-B
Oh, Kathy S.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Performing Arts office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four (24) units. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 085, declared Music major or minor, and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS465-B
Richardson, Kevin D.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-C
Beatty, David S.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-D
Chouinard Mitchell, Kathryn E.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-A
Cherry, Lisa
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-C
Beatty, David S.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-D
Chouinard Mitchell, Kathryn E.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-E
Perkins, Barry E.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-A
Cherry, Lisa
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS465-B
Richardson, Kevin D.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Performing Arts office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four (24) units. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 086, declared Music major or minor, and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS466-B
Huang, I-Ting
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-F
Kim, JinHee K.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-B
Huang, I-Ting
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-C
Maldonado, Ana Maria
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-D
Nunez, Nestor R
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-E
Chan Valerio, Celia M.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-G
Rivas, Aristides
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS466-F
Kim, JinHee K.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Performing Arts office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four (24) units. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 087, declared Music major or minor, and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS467-B
Walton, Tyler E.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS467-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS467-B
Walton, Tyler E.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. Students must arrange a lesson time before or during the first week of classes in the School of Performing Arts office or with the instructor. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four (24) units. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 088, declared Music major or minor, and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS468-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS468-C
Aaron, Blake
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS468-A
Navales, Ryan A.
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS468-B
Navales, Ryan A.
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS468-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS468-A
Aaron, Blake
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

 

Ensemble Requirements

Complete 2 units from the following:

Chamber Ensemble provides opportunities for preparation and performance of small ensemble repertoire. Ensembles rehearse weekly, are provided coaching, and present performances of the music studied. The course is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS095-L
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-M
Richardson, Kevin D.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-B
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-G
Huang, I-Ting
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-H
Rivas, Aristides
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS095-F
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/08/2024 F 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS095-L
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS095-M
Richardson, Kevin D.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-F
McConnell, Matthew Allen
09/03/2024 F 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS095-B
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-C
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-G
Huang, I-Ting
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-H
Rivas, Aristides
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-I
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-J
Kim, JinHee K.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-A
Moon, Gene Ho
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-J
Kim, JinHee K.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-K
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Instructor OFFC
MUS095-L
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-M
Richardson, Kevin D.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-B
Brand Butler, Angela H
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-C
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS095-G
Huang, I-Ting
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-H
Rivas, Aristides
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-I
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-F
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/13/2025 F 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

Jazz Ensemble provides musicians with opportunities to learn a variety of jazz styles in a "big band" setting, as well as to enhance individual improvisational skills. This course also provides practical experience through rehearsals and performances. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS096-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS096-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS096-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

 

Complete 2 additional units from the following:

An inclusive concert band designed to provide instrumental experience and growth through rehearsal and public performance. Open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS067-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/08/2024 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS067-A
Holliday, Guy M.
09/03/2024 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS067-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/13/2025 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

University Choir and Orchestra is open by audition to all interested students. The group will rehearse and perform a variety of music. A concert tour at the end of the school year is required. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS090-A
Bolin, John Edward
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS090-A
Bolin, John Edward
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS090-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

Chamber Ensemble provides opportunities for preparation and performance of small ensemble repertoire. Ensembles rehearse weekly, are provided coaching, and present performances of the music studied. The course is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS095-L
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-M
Richardson, Kevin D.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-B
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-G
Huang, I-Ting
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-H
Rivas, Aristides
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS095-F
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/08/2024 F 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS095-L
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS095-M
Richardson, Kevin D.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-F
McConnell, Matthew Allen
09/03/2024 F 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS095-B
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-C
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-G
Huang, I-Ting
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-H
Rivas, Aristides
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-I
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-J
Kim, JinHee K.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-A
Moon, Gene Ho
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-J
Kim, JinHee K.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-K
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Instructor OFFC
MUS095-L
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-M
Richardson, Kevin D.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-B
Brand Butler, Angela H
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-C
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS095-G
Huang, I-Ting
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-H
Rivas, Aristides
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-I
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS095-F
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/13/2025 F 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

Jazz Ensemble provides musicians with opportunities to learn a variety of jazz styles in a "big band" setting, as well as to enhance individual improvisational skills. This course also provides practical experience through rehearsals and performances. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS096-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS096-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS096-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

A select concert band comprised of the finest woodwind, brass, and percussion students at the university, performing both standard and emerging repertoire for winds at a high artistic level. Open to qualified students by audition. Members of the ensemble are expected to demonstrate outstanding skill and musicianship through individual practice with refinement in ensemble rehearsal. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS097-A
Frelly, Robert S.
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS097-A
Frelly, Robert S.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS097-A
Frelly, Robert S.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

Symphony Orchestra is open by audition to all qualified students. The group will rehearse and perform the finest examples of orchestral literature, ranging from the 18th century to the present. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS099-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/08/2024 MWF 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS099-A
Moon, Gene Ho
09/03/2024 MWF 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS099-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2025 MWF 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

University Choir and Orchestra is open by audition to all interested students. UCO will rehearse and perform a variety of sacred music. A concert tour at the end of the school year is required. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 090. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS489-A
Bolin, John Edward
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS489-A
Bolin, John Edward
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS489-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

An inclusive concert band designed to provide instrumental experience and growth through rehearsal and public performance. Open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 067 or 097. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS490A-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/08/2024 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490A-A
Holliday, Guy M.
09/03/2024 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490A-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/13/2025 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

A select concert band comprised of the finest woodwind, brass, and percussion students at the university, performing both standard and emerging repertoire for winds at a high artistic level. Open to qualified students by audition. Members of the ensemble are expected to demonstrate outstanding skill and musicianship through individual practice with refinement in ensemble rehearsal. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 097. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS490F-A
Frelly, Robert S.
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490F-A
Frelly, Robert S.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490F-A
Frelly, Robert S.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

Symphony Orchestra is open by audition to all qualified students. The group will rehearse and perform the finest examples of orchestral literature, ranging from the 18th century to the present. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Additional uniform fee. Prerequisite: MUS 099. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS490H-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/08/2024 MWF 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490H-A
Moon, Gene Ho
09/03/2024 MWF 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS490H-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2025 MWF 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

This course provides opportunities for preparation and performance of chamber music for strings including string quartets, trios, and more. Ensembles rehearse weekly with assigned faculty coaches and present performances of prepared music. The course is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 079, 086, or 466. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491A-C
Rivas, Aristides
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-E
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-B
Richardson, Kevin D.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-C
Rivas, Aristides
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-D
McCoy, Jamond D.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-A
Moon, Gene Ho
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-B
Richardson, Kevin D.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-C
Rivas, Aristides
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491A-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

The course is designed to provide musicians with the opportunity to explore chamber music involving the piano and other instruments. Various chamber ensembles may be formed including piano duets, trios, quartets, and quintets. Ensembles rehearse weekly, are provided coaching, and present performances of the music studied. The course is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units, Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491B-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491B-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491B-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491B-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

The Guitar Ensemble studies and performs advanced music of different musical style periods and genres. Students will develop musical skills through weekly coaching, rehearsals, and performance. The ensemble is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 079, 088, or 468. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491C-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491C-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491C-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

The course is designed to provide musicians with the opportunity to explore chamber music written for various ensembles of wind instruments. Ensembles may include flute choir, clarinet choir, woodwind quintet, brass quintet, trombone choir, etc. Students will develop musical skills through weekly coaching, rehearsals, and performance. The ensemble is open to all music majors and to non-music majors by audition or instructor permission. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 079, 084, 085, 464, or 465. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491D-A
Benford, Emily L
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491D-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS491D-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

Jazz Combo provides musicians with opportunities to study and perform standard, traditional, and contemporary jazz literature for small ensemble, and to develop individual improvisational skills. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095 or 096. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491E-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491E-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491E-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

Jazz Ensemble provides musicians with opportunities to learn a variety of jazz styles in a "big band" setting, as well as to enhance individual improvisational skills. This course also provides practical experience through rehearsals and performances. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 067, 096, or 097. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491F-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491F-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491F-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

 

Upper Division Requirements

Survey of orchestral and band literature from a historical and educative perspective. Emphasis is placed on graded literature appropriate for use in secondary education. Prerequisite: MUS405. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS345-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS345-A
Holliday, Guy M.
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

Students study the methods and materials used in teaching brass, woodwind, string, or percussion instruments. The area of emphasis is determined by the student's primary instrument. (2 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS419-B
Beatty, David S.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS419-C
King, Nathan E.
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC
MUS419-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/08/2024 - Instructor OFFC

 

Concentrations

 

Students must complete 12 units of additional upper division music electives

OR

Complete one of the concentrations:

  • Jazz Studies
  • Keyboard Collaborative Arts
  • Live Music Production (MD)
  • Songwriting
  • Studio Production
  • Worship Arts
  • Worship Tech

 

Jazz Studies Concentration

The course provides the students with an appreciation and understanding of the cultural history of Jazz. Through critical listening students will learn to identify the various styles and performers associated with the traditions of Jazz. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS308-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS308-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 212

This course is designed to prepare students to teach jazz music. Students will receive a fundamental background in aspects of administration, preparation, directing, rehearsal, teaching, and evaluation of the various types of jazz ensembles: big bands, combos, and vocal jazz groups. Required of all Music Education majors and those completing the Jazz Studies Concentration. Prerequisite: MUS 224. (2 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS408-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

Jazz Combo provides musicians with opportunities to study and perform standard, traditional, and contemporary jazz literature for small ensemble, and to develop individual improvisational skills. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 095 or 096. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491E-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491E-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491E-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 Th 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

Jazz Ensemble provides musicians with opportunities to learn a variety of jazz styles in a "big band" setting, as well as to enhance individual improvisational skills. This course also provides practical experience through rehearsals and performances. It is open to qualified students by audition or instructor's consent. Students must have sophomore status and prior experience to take Upper Division ensembles. Students must be enrolled in at least one ensemble for full credit each semester. Additional ensembles may be taken for zero (0) units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. Prerequisite: MUS 067, 096, or 097. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 072, 079, 080, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088, 089, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 465, 466, 467, 468, or 469. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491F-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/08/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491F-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
09/03/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS491F-A
St Marseille, Daniel F
01/13/2025 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

*Complete 3 units of MUS 491E and 4 units of MUS 491F.

 


 

Keyboard Collaborative Arts Concentration

A historic survey of the song, opera, and instrumental literature from approximately 1600 through the 20th century. Includes stylistic analysis of individual works through recordings and live performances. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Introduction to performance practice for accompanists with emphasis on stylistic playing. Accompaniments for art song, operatic and instrumental literature, choral literature, gospel and jazz styles will be studied through discussion and performance. Prerequisite: MUS 256. (2 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS376-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/08/2024 F 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

The course encompasses proper diction for the Latin, Italian, and Spanish solo song and choral literature. Development of correct pronunciation methods through the use of language drills, listening to recordings, and reading of phonetic transcriptions of the texts in musical literature. Prerequisite: One (1) year of private voice study. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS427-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

The course encompasses proper diction for the English, German and French solo song and choral literature. Development of correct pronunciation methods through the use of language drills, listening to recordings, and reading of phonetic transcriptions of the texts in musical literature. Prerequisite: One (1) year of private voice study. (1 unit; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS428-A
Reinebach, John
01/13/2025 F 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

Instruction for Music Education majors in the fundamentals of vocal tone production, breathing, breath control, and posture, and approaches for working with groups of singers in classroom teaching. Topics will include proper vowel formation, vocal warm-ups, register phenomena, diction and vocal health. Students will learn songs as examples for class topics, with the possible opportunity for individual performance and attention to individual problems. Prerequisites: MUS 214 and 215. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS444-A
Reinebach, John
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

Private Instruction is offered with material and performance of increasing difficulty as the student develops. A weekly meeting of accompanying majors which will explore accompanying, vocal, and instrumental coaching techniques, emphasizing the interaction between partners and the musical style and performance problems in a wide range of instrumental and vocal repertory and style. Twelve (12) half-hour lessons will be offered per unit. Students are expected to perform in Student Recitals and a Jury Exam. May be repeated for a maximum of twenty-four (24) units. Additional private instruction fee. Prerequisites: MUS 089, declared Music major or minor, and successful completion of Applied Music Proficiency. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS469-A
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS469-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS469-A
Cruz, Jennifer Marie
01/13/2025 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

*Complete 4 units of MUS 469.

 


 

Live Music Production (MD) Concentration

Instruction in arranging for vocal and rhythm section in popular music genres. (2 units, Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS326-A
Brooks, James Thomas
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS326-A
Brooks, James Thomas
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

Instruction in arranging for rhythm section and various instrumental combinations such as strings, wind, and brass, in popular music genres. Prerequisite: MUS 326. (2 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS336-A
Brooks, James Thomas
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

Study of equipment and design in sound related to concert and live performance applications. Additional training on operation, mixing, equalization, and monitor mixing. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS366-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

Choose one of the following:

Worship Technology covers the various skills needed for the technical aspects of modern church worship service. Included in the course will be techniques on lighting, sound, multi-media, and emerging technologies that will enhance corporate worship. The student will learn the various skills needed for these areas as well as the ability to communicate with professionals in the technical field. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS370-A
Toledo, David M.
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

Ministry Leadership is a study of the nature of the church, the roles of ministry leaders, and practical strategies for leadership. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
APT482-A
Morgan, Christopher
01/08/2024 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 103
APT482-A
Morgan, Christopher
01/13/2025 Th 7:00 AM - 10:15 AM TBA

Choose one of the following:

Advanced development of the specific skills and techniques of conducting instrumental ensembles, including orchestra and wind band. Course includes score analysis, interpretive decisions, baton technique, verbal and non-verbal communication, and development of a conductor's knowledge of relevant instruments and transpositions. Practicum hours required. Prerequisite: MUS 312. (2 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS412-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS412-A
Moon, Gene Ho
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

Advanced development of the techniques of choral conducting. Course includes score analysis, verbal and non-verbal gestures, interpretative decisions, and development of choral tone. Practicum hours required. Prerequisite: MUS 312. Concurrent Requisite: MUS 093. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS413-A
Garrett, Karen G.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101
MUS413-A
Golden, Joshua
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 101

 


 

Songwriting Concentration

Applied instruction in the fundamentals of songwriting with emphasis placed on melodic writing, structure, "hooks," and text setting. May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units. Private Instruction Fee. Prerequisite: MUS 253. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/13/2025 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

*Complete 6 units of MUS 355.

 

Complete 6 additional units from the following:

Exploration of popular song in the 20th and 21st century such as the Great American Songbook and Broadway contemporary song, and their historical and cultural significance. Emphasis placed on lyric and melodic writing as well as major songwriters. (2 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS305-A
O'Neal, J.Michael
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 163

Instruction in arranging for vocal and rhythm section in popular music genres. (2 units, Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS326-A
Brooks, James Thomas
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS326-A
Brooks, James Thomas
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 138

Course explores studio music project creation, implementation, and delivery of product. Students will learn how to develop the overall scope of a recording project including defining project goals, selection of musical material and performers, technical resources, and budget to final product creation. Pre- or Co-Requisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS347-B
Guerrero, Miguel A.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS347-A
Guerrero, Miguel A.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 161

Applied instruction in the fundamentals of songwriting with emphasis placed on melodic writing, structure, "hooks," and text setting. May be repeated for a maximum of eight (8) units. Private Instruction Fee. Prerequisite: MUS 253. (1-2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/08/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
09/03/2024 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC
MUS355-A
Jimenez, Hector Gabriel
01/13/2025 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Instructor OFFC

In this course students will experience the full creative process of writing a song, arranging it, making a demo, and creating a full studio production. Focusing on foundational recording and production techniques, this class will also highlight topics of music copyright, licensing, and publishing. Prerequisite: MUS 282. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

*Complete 1 additional unit of MUS 355.

 


 

Studio Production Concentration

Course explores studio music project creation, implementation, and delivery of product. Students will learn how to develop the overall scope of a recording project including defining project goals, selection of musical material and performers, technical resources, and budget to final product creation. Pre- or Co-Requisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS347-B
Guerrero, Miguel A.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS347-A
Guerrero, Miguel A.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 161

Study of the business and creative aspects of music production. Emphasis is placed on project development and tracking from demo to final product, creative and aesthetic considerations, assessing needs of artist, song selection and analysis, and artistic development and creative vision. Prerequisite: MUS 347. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS357-A
Guerrero, Miguel A.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS357-A
Guerrero, Miguel A.
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161

Introduction to analog and digital audio recording and ProTools recording software. Topics covered will include microphone techniques, signal flow, recording consoles, sound capture and basic sound editing. Recording of vocal and instruments will be covered. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS386-A
Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey L.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS386-B
Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey L.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

Course builds upon Audio Recording and Studio Techniques II, exploring advanced studio recording and editing. Topics covered will include signal routing, DAW, digital signal processors, and recording of larger ensembles and diverse instruments. Practicum hours required. Prerequisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS387-B
Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey L.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS387-A
Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey L.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS387-A
Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey L.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 138
MUS387-B
Fitzpatrick, Jeffrey L.
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 138

 


 

Worship Arts Concentration

This course is designed to explore the craft and heart of ministry in the church. It will equip future worship leaders/pastors with the practical, ministerial, and management skills needed to build, organize, and manage a thriving multi-dimensional, biblically based, worship ministry in the context of the local church worldwide. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS304-A
Bolin, Joseph E.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 132

An examination of the development of worship and musical practices in the church, focusing on congregational engagement and singing. Students will study the biblical and historical practices of the church to effectively serve in worship arts and ministry. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS332-A
Toledo, David M.
01/13/2025 Th 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 212

This course will equip worship leaders with tools and strategies to weave numerous musical and artistic elements together to design creative, coherent, and powerful worship experiences. Also covered will be vocal and instrumental scoring and arranging for worship contexts. (3 units; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS434-A
Williams, Chessa W.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 212

While building community and culture for Worship Arts and Ministry students, this class focuses on the methodology and theology of effective corporate worship leadership, coaching students in platform presentation, rehearsing music ensembles, recruiting teams, and reaching worshipers, in the context of their local church internship. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) units. Prerequisite: MUS 054. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS454-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/08/2024 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS454-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
09/03/2024 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS454-A
Dahlgren, Steven J
01/13/2025 Th 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

*Complete 2 units of MUS 454.

Choose one of the following:

Worship Technology covers the various skills needed for the technical aspects of modern church worship service. Included in the course will be techniques on lighting, sound, multi-media, and emerging technologies that will enhance corporate worship. The student will learn the various skills needed for these areas as well as the ability to communicate with professionals in the technical field. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS370-A
Toledo, David M.
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 163

An exploration of the biblical truths of Scripture, God, humanity, sin, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the Christian life, the church, and the life to come. Students will examine each major doctrine and understand its place in the biblical story. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B259
CST370-C
Gonet, Christina D.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B218
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B112
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
CST370-C
Gonet, Christina D.
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST370-B
Co, Adamson
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA

 


 

Worship Tech Concentration

This course explores the tools and implementations of Adobe Premiere Pro through assigned projects and exercises. Techniques will be explored and explained. Best practice work-flows will be taught. The goal of this course is for the student to have a working knowledge of the Adobe Premiere Pro editing software. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Course explores studio music project creation, implementation, and delivery of product. Students will learn how to develop the overall scope of a recording project including defining project goals, selection of musical material and performers, technical resources, and budget to final product creation. Pre- or Co-Requisite: MUS 386. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS347-B
Guerrero, Miguel A.
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS347-A
Guerrero, Miguel A.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 161

Study of equipment and design in sound related to concert and live performance applications. Additional training on operation, mixing, equalization, and monitor mixing. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS366-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 147

Study of equipment and design in lighting related to concert and live performance applications. Emphasis placed on terminology, creation of lighting plots and designs, fixtures, and computer and lighting console instruction. Practicum hours required. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS396-A
Paulin, Anthony Joseph
01/08/2024 M 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212
MUS396-A
Paulin, Anthony Joseph
01/13/2025 M 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 212

 


*Curriculum subject to change. Please see the current catalog for more information.