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The history of Western art music with emphasis on analysis and the interconnection of music with religion, philosophy and economics from 1900 to the present.
Provides a multidimensional view of human development from youngadulthood through the end of life utilizing a systems approach to infuse biological, psychological, social, spiritual, and developmental frameworks that organize human behavior.
Pianists learn the art of collaborative interpretation with instrumentalists and vocalists. Skills are emphasized including sight-reading, following, setting tempo, and clef reading. Master-class attendance required.
Language diction for singers: English and Italian lyric diction with an introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) as a tool for studying speech sounds of sung language.
Class instruction for beginners in voice, piano, and instrumental music. Special fee required for piano and instrumental instruction. (Piano section only: music majors needing to pass piano proficiency will be given preference. Non music majors may contact instructor the first day of class)
Examines music in contemporary American society in all its popular, classical, and cultural manifestations with emphasis on the growth of music as an entertainment business.