In addition to the general education and core music degree requirements, students must complete all of the prescribed courses listed in the music education major. Students must also select an emphasis from the following: Choral Emphasis or Instrumental Emphasis.

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-C
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 159
MUS022-B
Son, Soohyun Pyeon
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM Hawkins Music Building 159

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-A
King, Nathan E.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS114-B
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 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-A
King, Nathan E.
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Hawkins Music Building 147
MUS124-B
Pickett, Glenn A.
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 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 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

Music Education

 

Lower Division Requirement

Group instruction in the fundamentals of guitar. May be repeated for credit. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS014-A
Navales, Ryan A.
01/08/2024 MW 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS014-A
Navales, Ryan A.
09/03/2024 MW 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS014-A
Navales, Ryan A.
01/13/2025 MW 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

 

 

Upper Division Requirements

Teaching experience in a school setting under the guidance of a university supervisor with a cooperating teacher in the school. Open to general education or dual credential teacher candidates who have completed the course, testing, and document requirements. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Permission of the Program Director. Concurrent Requisite: EDU 499. (14 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU498-E
Themm, Mandy Lynn
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-H
Walker, Annette
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-C
Johnson, Jannette M.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-D
Roberts, Deborah L.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-G
Timmons, Rachel E.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-F
Young, Alicia A.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-B
Hughes, Ashley N.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-A
Dickson, Priscila E.
01/08/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112
EDU498-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Yeager Center A112

Teaching candidates complete the TPA portfolio as a comprehensive assessment of the Teacher Performance Expectations. Students are required to take this course concurrently with EDU 498 - Student Teaching and Seminar. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: Clinical Practice acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EDU 498, 455, or 470. (1 unit; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EDU499-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU499-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
01/26/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU499-A
Mock, Jin-Sil
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC
EDU499-B
Johnson, Jannette M.
09/20/2024 F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Instructor OFFC

An exploration of the methods of organizing music. Study focuses on traditional homophonic forms such as variation, rondo, sonata, symphony, and popular song. Prerequisites: MUS 224 and 225. (2 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS311-A
Jaramillo, Andres E.
09/03/2024 M 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

ntroduction to music teaching as a profession. This course introduces philosophical foundations, pedagogical approaches, learning environments, curriculum and instruction, content standards, social context, and music instruction and learning with technology. Fieldwork: 20 hours of observation required. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Teaching Credential program. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS405-A
Park, Angela J.
09/03/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

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

Private or group instruction on instruments of the woodwind family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Fall, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS440-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 147

Private or group instruction on instruments of the brass family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Fall, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Private or group instruction on instruments of the percussion family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Spring, even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS442-A
McConnell, Matthew Allen
01/08/2024 T 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

Private or group instruction on instruments of the string family. Primary emphasis on one instrument to gain basic proficiency, with exposure to problems and techniques of the other members of that family. Instruction in pedagogical techniques useful in classroom instruction. (1 unit; Spring, odd years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS443-A
Wheeler, Ruth Noemy
01/13/2025 TTh 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

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

A study of the orchestral instruments; scoring for full orchestration or small ensembles. Students do extensive work in the computer lab working with notation software. Prerequisite: MUS 224. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS472-A
Pickett, Glenn A.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 162

A study of advanced methods and strategies for teaching music within specific contexts (choral, band, orchestra) in middle and high school settings. Students will create and teach lessons, expressing expertise in teaching methods and strategies, as well as observing master teachers in the classroom and studio. 30 hours of observation are required. Prerequisites: MUS 405, and either 476 or 479. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS473-A
Park, Angela J.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
MUS473-A
Park, Angela J.
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Exploration of the methodologies for teaching non-performance music curricula in the classroom. Methodologies include Orff, Kodály, and Dalcroze, as well as learning theories for elementary-aged students, lesson plans, and the application of music and the arts in other disciplines. In addition to classroom instruction, students will complete observation hours of master teachers. Prerequisite: MUS 405. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS475-A
Park, Angela J.
01/08/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 108
MUS475-A
Park, Angela J.
01/13/2025 Th 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM Hawkins Music Building 108

 

Emphasis Requirements

 

Music Education students must select an emphasis from the following: Choral Emphasis or Instrumental Emphasis.

 

Choral Emphasis

Survey of choral literature from a historical and educative perspective. Emphasis is placed on graded literature appropriate for use in secondary education. Prerequisite: MUS 405. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS344-A
Reinebach, John
01/08/2024 MW 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 161
MUS344-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MW 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

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

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

Course is designed to teach the curricular foundations for future music educators teaching choir in school settings. Emphasis placed on program administration, rehearsal techniques, sight-reading, content standards, lesson planning, program building, classroom management and advocacy. Prerequisites: MUS 344, 475, and either 412 or 413. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS479-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

Chamber Singers gives experience in preparation and performance of recognized and new choral works as well as masterworks of Western music written for small choral ensembles. 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 0 units. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve (12) units. (0-1 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS491H-A
Reinebach, John
01/08/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS491H-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 162
MUS491H-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Hawkins Music Building 101

 


  

Instrumental Emphasis

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

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

Marching Band Techniques is designed for Music Education majors with an instrumental emphasis. The course provides an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to plan, organize, manage, and teach a high school marching band program. Topics to be covered include: music selection, show design, rehearsal planning, marching fundamentals and styles, instruments and equipment, budgets, travel planning, practices and policies, and philosophy. A six-month College Subscription of Pyware 3D drill design software is required. Prerequisite: MUS 124. (2 units; Fall even years)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS445-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hawkins Music Building 132

Course is designed to teach the curricular foundations for future music educators teaching orchestra, band, and jazz in school settings. Emphasis placed on administration of instrumental programs, rehearsal techniques, content standards, lesson planning, program building, classroom management, and advocacy. Prerequisites: MUS345, and either 412 or 413. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MUS476-A
Park, Angela J.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Hawkins Music Building 108

 

Complete three (3) 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. 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

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

 


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