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The Bachelor of Music Program is a four-year program (120 semester hours) designed to provide students with sufficient flexibility to reflect their interests. The first two years are common to the Bachelor of Music Education Program. During years three and four, students may focus on Theory, History, or Applied Music. Upon graduation, students may wish to continue studies at the graduate level in Theory and Composition, Music History, or Performance. Graduation with a Bachelor of Music will not qualify a student for music teacher certification on Prince Edward Island.

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Year I

Course

Hours of Credit

Music 113-114 (Theory) 6
Music 115, 117 (Aural Skills) 6
Music 123-124 (History) 6
Music 131-132 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Arts and/or Science Electives  6
Total 30

NOTE: ENSEMBLE REQUIREMENTS: All students enrolled in a music program must satisfactorily complete the requirements for participation in a minimum of six full-year ensembles for the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education Degrees as follows:

  • Brass/ Woodwind/Percussion majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years Wind Symphony
  • Piano majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years Collaborative Piano*
  • Voice majors - 4 years Concert Choir, 4 years Diction Lab
  • Guitar & Bass Majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years of another recognized ensemble

*Pianists are required to take Collaborative Piano as their ensemble in lieu of large ensembles unless they are performing as pianist in those large ensembles.  Placement is at the discretion of faculty.

Unless the ensemble requirement is fulfilled, graduation will be denied.

YEAR II (common to both Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education Programs)

Course Hours of Credit
Music 213-214 (Theory) 6
Music 215, 217 (Aural Skills) 6
Music 223 (History) 3
Music 231-232  (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Elective 3
Arts and/or Science Electives  6
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I).

Year III

Course Hours of Credit
Music 331-332 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Electives  15
Arts and/or Science Electives 9
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I)

Year IV

Course Hours of Credit
Music 431-432 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Electives 15
Arts and/or Science Electives 9
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I)

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REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN MUSIC

Students wishing to receive a Minor in Music must complete a total of twenty-one semester hours of music courses, selected from the following list (or others in consultation with the Chair), with at least nine semester hours at the 200 level or above: Music 113, 114, 115, 123, 124, 201, 202, 213, 214, 215, 223, 315, 412, 413, 422, or 423.

Students interested in the Minor in Music are encouraged to contact the Music Department for course advisement. Those students wishing to register for Music 113 (Music Theory) must write a diagnostic theory test to determine the level of learning support that might be needed prior to (or during) the course, and should contact the Music Department before 10 July to arrange an appropriate time to write this test.

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  • Frances M. Gray, Professor Emerita
  • F. Alan Reesor, Professor Emeritus
  • Andrew M. Zinck, Associate Professor, Chair
  • Karem J. Simon, Professor
  • Gregory B. Irvine, Associate Professor
  • Sung Ha Shin-Bouey, Associate Professor
  • Richard Covey, Lecturer
  • G. David Shephard, Lecturer
Overview

The Bachelor of Music Program is a four-year program (120 semester hours) designed to provide students with sufficient flexibility to reflect their interests. The first two years are common to the Bachelor of Music Education Program. During years three and four, students may focus on Theory, History, or Applied Music. Upon graduation, students may wish to continue studies at the graduate level in Theory and Composition, Music History, or Performance. Graduation with a Bachelor of Music will not qualify a student for music teacher certification on Prince Edward Island.

Course Structure

Year I

Course

Hours of Credit

Music 113-114 (Theory) 6
Music 115, 117 (Aural Skills) 6
Music 123-124 (History) 6
Music 131-132 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Arts and/or Science Electives  6
Total 30

NOTE: ENSEMBLE REQUIREMENTS: All students enrolled in a music program must satisfactorily complete the requirements for participation in a minimum of six full-year ensembles for the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education Degrees as follows:

  • Brass/ Woodwind/Percussion majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years Wind Symphony
  • Piano majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years Collaborative Piano*
  • Voice majors - 4 years Concert Choir, 4 years Diction Lab
  • Guitar & Bass Majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years of another recognized ensemble

*Pianists are required to take Collaborative Piano as their ensemble in lieu of large ensembles unless they are performing as pianist in those large ensembles.  Placement is at the discretion of faculty.

Unless the ensemble requirement is fulfilled, graduation will be denied.

YEAR II (common to both Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education Programs)

Course Hours of Credit
Music 213-214 (Theory) 6
Music 215, 217 (Aural Skills) 6
Music 223 (History) 3
Music 231-232  (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Elective 3
Arts and/or Science Electives  6
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I).

Year III

Course Hours of Credit
Music 331-332 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Electives  15
Arts and/or Science Electives 9
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I)

Year IV

Course Hours of Credit
Music 431-432 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Electives 15
Arts and/or Science Electives 9
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I)

Minor in Music

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN MUSIC

Students wishing to receive a Minor in Music must complete a total of twenty-one semester hours of music courses, selected from the following list (or others in consultation with the Chair), with at least nine semester hours at the 200 level or above: Music 113, 114, 115, 123, 124, 201, 202, 213, 214, 215, 223, 315, 412, 413, 422, or 423.

Students interested in the Minor in Music are encouraged to contact the Music Department for course advisement. Those students wishing to register for Music 113 (Music Theory) must write a diagnostic theory test to determine the level of learning support that might be needed prior to (or during) the course, and should contact the Music Department before 10 July to arrange an appropriate time to write this test.

Faculty
  • Frances M. Gray, Professor Emerita
  • F. Alan Reesor, Professor Emeritus
  • Andrew M. Zinck, Associate Professor, Chair
  • Karem J. Simon, Professor
  • Gregory B. Irvine, Associate Professor
  • Sung Ha Shin-Bouey, Associate Professor
  • Richard Covey, Lecturer
  • G. David Shephard, Lecturer

Overview

The Bachelor of Music Program is a four-year program (120 semester hours) designed to provide students with sufficient flexibility to reflect their interests. The first two years are common to the Bachelor of Music Education Program. During years three and four, students may focus on Theory, History, or Applied Music. Upon graduation, students may wish to continue studies at the graduate level in Theory and Composition, Music History, or Performance. Graduation with a Bachelor of Music will not qualify a student for music teacher certification on Prince Edward Island.

Course Structure

Year I

Course

Hours of Credit

Music 113-114 (Theory) 6
Music 115, 117 (Aural Skills) 6
Music 123-124 (History) 6
Music 131-132 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Arts and/or Science Electives  6
Total 30

NOTE: ENSEMBLE REQUIREMENTS: All students enrolled in a music program must satisfactorily complete the requirements for participation in a minimum of six full-year ensembles for the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education Degrees as follows:

  • Brass/ Woodwind/Percussion majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years Wind Symphony
  • Piano majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years Collaborative Piano*
  • Voice majors - 4 years Concert Choir, 4 years Diction Lab
  • Guitar & Bass Majors - 2 years Concert Choir, 4 years of another recognized ensemble

*Pianists are required to take Collaborative Piano as their ensemble in lieu of large ensembles unless they are performing as pianist in those large ensembles.  Placement is at the discretion of faculty.

Unless the ensemble requirement is fulfilled, graduation will be denied.

YEAR II (common to both Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education Programs)

Course Hours of Credit
Music 213-214 (Theory) 6
Music 215, 217 (Aural Skills) 6
Music 223 (History) 3
Music 231-232  (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Elective 3
Arts and/or Science Electives  6
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I).

Year III

Course Hours of Credit
Music 331-332 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Electives  15
Arts and/or Science Electives 9
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I)

Year IV

Course Hours of Credit
Music 431-432 (Major Instrument or Voice) 6
Music Electives 15
Arts and/or Science Electives 9
Total 30

NOTE: Ensembles required (see note at end of Year I)

Minor in Music

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN MUSIC

Students wishing to receive a Minor in Music must complete a total of twenty-one semester hours of music courses, selected from the following list (or others in consultation with the Chair), with at least nine semester hours at the 200 level or above: Music 113, 114, 115, 123, 124, 201, 202, 213, 214, 215, 223, 315, 412, 413, 422, or 423.

Students interested in the Minor in Music are encouraged to contact the Music Department for course advisement. Those students wishing to register for Music 113 (Music Theory) must write a diagnostic theory test to determine the level of learning support that might be needed prior to (or during) the course, and should contact the Music Department before 10 July to arrange an appropriate time to write this test.

Faculty

  • Frances M. Gray, Professor Emerita
  • F. Alan Reesor, Professor Emeritus
  • Andrew M. Zinck, Associate Professor, Chair
  • Karem J. Simon, Professor
  • Gregory B. Irvine, Associate Professor
  • Sung Ha Shin-Bouey, Associate Professor
  • Richard Covey, Lecturer
  • G. David Shephard, Lecturer
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Course Level: 
100 Level
Courses: 

105 STUDIO MINOR
Individual instruction is given on all standard orchestral, band and keyboard instruments, as well as voice and guitar.  Instruction is offered either as a one-half-hour lesson per week over two semesters, or a one-hour lesson per week in one semester.
PREREQUISITE: A successful audition and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit.
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

113 THEORY
This course briefly reviews the basic rudiments of music theory and introduces the principles of diatonic harmony.
PREREQUISITE: Diagnostic Theory Test
3 hours credit

114 THEORY
This course is a continuation of Music 113.
PREREQUISITE: Music 113
3 hours credit

115 AURAL SKILLS I
This course aims to develop comprehensive musical fluency: a thinking ear and a hearing mind. Students work toward mastery of fundamental musicianship skills, including perception and performance of diatonic melodic material; perception and performance of non-complex rhythms in all meters; and basic contextual listening, ensemble, and improvisation.
3 hours credit

117 AURAL SKILLS II
This course builds on the foundation of Music 115 and is designed to strengthen fluency in sight singing and dictation while introducing more complex metrical, rhythmic, and tonal patterns.
PREREQUISITE: Music 115
3 hours credit

123 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC AND CULTURE
This course prepares students to study music as a product of cultural expression through an examination of how diverse socio-cultural, economic, and political forces shape the production, transmission, and reception of music. Through the exploration of diverse repertoire from a variety of music cultures and historical periods, students develop foundational skills in critical listening, research, and writing within the discipline.
3 hours credit
Note: A basic ability to read music is recommended

124 PERSPECTIVES IN MUSIC AND CULTURE I
This course provides a topical exploration of Western Art music and other musical traditions through a variety of cultural, historical, and theoretical lenses. Students examine the complex relationships that exist among music and concepts of identity, power, ideology and belief, conflict and crisis, technology, commerce, and visual culture.  Topics will vary each year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 123
3 hours credit

131 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Individual instruction is given on all standard orchestral and band instruments (woodwinds, percussion, brass), as well as in voice, piano, organ and guitar.
PREREQUISITE: A successful audition
3 hours credit

132 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This is a continuation of Music 131.
PREREQUISITE: Music 131
3 hours credit

Course Level: 
200 Level
Courses: 

201 UNDERSTANDING MUSIC AS A SOCIO-CULTURAL PRACTICE
This course provides non-music students with an introduction to intelligent listening to music and to critical thinking about musical experiences. While engaging with musical examples from a wide variety of styles, students develop critical listening skills as they consider music as a social art, performance practice, spontaneous creation, historical artifact and a cultural signifier. No musical background is required. This course cannot be counted toward the credits required for Music degrees.
PREREQUISITE:  Second-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

202 EXPLORATIONS IN MUSIC (Not offered every year)
This course provides an opportunity for non-music majors to explore contemporary topics in music (such as identity, belief systems, and power structures). Drawing on various styles and genres of music, the course examines the ways in which music plays significant cultural and political roles in contemporary societies. This course cannot be counted toward the credits required for Music degrees.
PREREQUISITE:  Second-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

205 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 105.
PREREQUISITE: Music 105
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

209 SPECIAL TOPICS
Special Topics course for music majors.

213 THEORY
This course introduces the elements of chromatic harmony and modulation.
PREREQUISITE: Music 114
3 hours credit

214 THEORY
This course is a continuation of Music 213.
PREREQUISITE: Music 213
3 hours credit

215 AURAL SKILLS III
This course aims to develop advanced musicianship skills, including perception and performance of chromatic and modulating melodies; and of non-traditional and atonal collections; perception and performance of complex rhythms; and advanced contextual listening, ensemble, and improvisation.
PREREQUISITE: Music 117
3 hours credit

217 AURAL SKILLS IV
This course continues the development of advanced musicianship skills introduced in Music 215, focusing on the consolidation of listening and transcription, sight singing and improvisation in both individual and ensemble contexts; and the development of strategies for handling complex contemporary idioms.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
3 hours credit

223 PERSPECTIVES IN MUSIC AND CULTURE II
This course examines aspects of Western Art music from the eighteenth century to the present through a variety of cultural, historical, and theoretical lenses. Topics will vary each year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 124
3 hours credit

231 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 132.
PREREQUISITE: Music 132
3 hours credit

232 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 231.
PREREQUISITE: Music 231
3 hours credit

245 PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
This course provides group instruction in percussion instruments, including snare drum, tympani, mallet instruments and accessory percussion. It introduces materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

246 PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
This course is a continuation of Music 245.
PREREQUISITE: Music 245
2 hours credit

Course Level: 
300 Level
Courses: 

305 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 205.
PREREQUISITE: Music 205
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

311 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music theory.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

315 COMPOSITION
This course is an introductory course in composition which includes analysis of contemporary works. Students write compositions in smaller forms and structures for voices and instruments.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of the Chair
3 hours credit

316 COMPOSITION
This course is a continuation of Music 315.
PREREQUISITE: Music 315
3 hours credit

317 FORM AND ANALYSIS
This course involves the detailed analysis and study of works, large and small forms, representing a variety of structures from 1650 to the present.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

318 FORM AND ANALYSIS
This course is a continuation of Music 317
PREREQUISITE: Music 317
3 hours credit

319 ADVANCED TOPICS IN THEORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music theory for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

321 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music history.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 & 223
3 hours credit

322 POPULAR MUSIC (Not offered every year)
This course explores the range of North American and British popular music from the early 1950s to the present, with an emphasis on rock music.  Students will examine selected repertoire while exploring relevant critical methodologies used in the study of popular music.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

325 STUDIES IN FILM MUSIC
This course introduces students to the ways in which music contributes to the cinematic experience. Through a series of case studies involving analysis of videos and accompanying musical scores, students explore the techniques of film music composition and develop the analytical skills necessary to consider music in a multi-media context.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214, 215 and 223
3 hours credit

326 MUSICAL THEATRE (Not offered every year)
This course explores the development of the Broadway musical from the early 1940s to the present. Students examine selected repertoire while exploring relevant critical methodologies used in the study of the genre.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

329 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music history for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

331 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 232.
PREREQUISITE: Music 232
3 hours credit

332 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 331.
PREREQUISITE: Music 331
3 hours credit

335 CHAMBER MUSIC I
This course develops chamber music performance skills and competencies through the study of music for the genre selected. Ensembles are formed before the academic year. Each ensemble meets for two hours each week, one of which is with instruction. Public performances are encouraged and at least two must be presented in order to complete the course satisfactorily.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of instructor
Two hours a week for two semesters
3 hours credit

336 RECITAL PERFORMANCE I
This course is open to students who wish to pursue a concentration in performance. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of a minimum of 30 minutes of music.
PREREQUISITE: 80% average in Music 231-232 and 70% average in Music courses in the previous academic year
1 hour credit

337 SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of applied music.
PREREQUISITE:  Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters

338 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of applied music for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

339 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of applied music for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

341 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music education.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors.
3 hours credit

343 CHORAL TECHNIQUES
Instruction is given in the principles of vocal production, basic functional choral techniques, and choral conducting.  Repertoire from the sixteen century to the present will be selected in order to facilitate development in both singing and conducting techniques. Three main activities of this course include: sight singing at an advanced level, group and solo singing, and choral conducting.
PREREQUISITE: Music 115 and at least one year of UPEI Concert Choir. Non-music majors must have some choral/singing background, or pass a vocal and aural skills audition.
2 hours credit

344 CHORAL TECHNIQUES
This course provides a continuation of Music 343, with more demanding repertoire. It concentrates on changing tempo, changing meter, and cueing problems.
PREREQUISITE: Music 343
2 hours credit

345 WOODWIND TECHNIQUES (Offered in alternating years)
This course provides group instruction in clarinet, saxophone, flute, oboe, and bassoon. Students familiarize themselves with materials used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

346 WOODWIND TECHNIQUES (Offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 345.
PREREQUISITE: Music 345
2 hours credit

347 STRING TECHNIQUES 
This course provides group instruction in violin, viola, cello, and bass. It focuses on materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments. 
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
2 hours credit

348 STRING TECHNIQUES
This course is a continuation of Music 347. 
PREREQUISITE: Music 347 
2 hours credit

351 PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
This course introduces students to philosophical concepts in music education as well as to key debates and advocacy rationales used in improving and promoting music in the schools. In addition to providing an introduction to historical and contemporary trends in music education, the course aims to develop students’ critical thinking through research, debates, discussion, and writing.
Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors.
2 hours credit

353 ELEMENTARY MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
This course examines four major approaches to teaching elementary school music—Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff and Comprehensive Musicianship. Students interrogate curriculum expectations and repertoire choices and they develop pedagogical skills, focusing on the young child, Grades K-3.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
2 hours credit

354 ELEMENTARY MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
The investigations begun in Music 353 are continued in Music 354, focusing on children in Grades 4-6. Learning theories as they relate to music are examined.
PREREQUISITE: Music 353
2 hours credit

359 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music education for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit
 

Course Level: 
400 Level
Courses: 

405 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 305.
PREREQUISITE: Music 305
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

411 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music theory.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

412 MUSIC COGNITION
See Psychology 412

413 ORCHESTRATION
This course introduces the techniques of orchestration for large ensembles (band and orchestra) and small ensembles.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214
3 hours credit over two semesters

415 COMPOSITION
This course provides instruction in the composition of works in larger forms for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, and large ensembles. Students are expected to complete several works.
PREREQUISITE: Music 316
3 hours credit

416 COMPOSITION
This course is a continuation of Music 415.
PREREQUISITE: Music 415
3 hours credit

419 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music theory for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline. Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

421 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music history.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

422 GLOBAL MUSICS (not offered every year)
This course explores traditional and contemporary musics from various world cultures—both the actual sounds of diverse musical traditions and the uses of and beliefs about music within those traditions. Part of each class involves listening to a performing music from various cultures. Students have the opportunity to investigate a specific musical culture in some depth.
PREREQUISITE: Music 223
3 hours credit

423 CANADIAN MUSIC I
This course introduces the music of Canada from the colonial era to the end of World War I, within the context of the socio-cultural, political, and economic history of the country.
PREREQUISITE: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

424 CANADIAN MUSIC II
This course introduces the music of Canada from the end of World War I to the present, within the context of the socio-cultural, political, and economic history of the country.
PREREQUISITE: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

428 INQUIRY METHODS
This course introduces students to the skills and methods of inquiry in music history, music theory, and music education. Each student conducts an independent research project. Class time is devoted to discussion of works-in-progress and to research strategies and tools.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and Music 223, plus permission of the instructor
3 hours credit over two semesters

429 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music history for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

431 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 332.
PREREQUISITE: Music 332
3 hours credit

432 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 431.
PREREQUISITE: Music 431
3 hours credit

433 LITERATURE AND PEDAGOGY OF MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Students examine literature in their major field and investigate the teaching problems related to their major instrument or voice. Students teach at least one private student for the year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 232
3 hours credit

435 CHAMBER MUSIC II
This course is a continuation of Music 335 in which chamber music performance skills are advanced further. Ensembles are formed before the academic year. Each ensemble meets for two hours each week, one of which is with instruction. Public performances are encouraged and at least two must be presented in order to complete the course satisfactorily.
PREREQUISITE: Music 335 and permission of instructor
Two hours a week for two semesters
3 hours credit

436 RECITAL PERFORMANCE II
This is a continuation of Music 336. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of a minimum of 50 minutes of music.
PREREQUISITE: Music 336, 80% average in Music 331-332 and 70% average in Music courses in the previous academic year.
2 hours credit

437 SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of applied music.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters

438 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course is a continuation of Music 432. An emphasis is placed on a high level of performance in the major instrument or voice.
PREREQUISITE: Music 432 and permission of the Chair
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

439 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course is a continuation of Music 491.
PREREQUISITE: Music 438 and permission of the Chair
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

441 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music education.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

445 BRASS TECHNIQUES (offered in alternating years)
This course provides group instruction in trumpet, trombone, French horn, euphonium, and tuba. It focuses on materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

446 BRASS TECHNIQUES (offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 445.
PREREQUISITE: Music 445
2 hours credit

447 JAZZ TECHNIQUES (not offered every year)
In this course, students examine all of the components of the jazz/stage band and are introduced to the styles, techniques, and special effects needed to develop a school jazz ensemble.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the Chair
3 hours credit

453 SECONDARY MUSIC EDUCATION METHODS (Offered in alternating years)
This course examines music in the junior and senior high schools with emphasis on methods and materials for general music, choral, and instrumental classes. The teaching of musicianship through performance is examined, as is the growing trend toward integrating performance, analysis, and composition in the secondary schools.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
2 hours credit

454 SECONDARY MUSIC EDUCATION METHODS (Offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 453.
PREREQUISITE: Music 453
2 hours credit

455 CONDUCTING (offered in alternating years)
This course involves the study of instrumental conducting with an emphasis on techniques and repertoire for the modern wind band. It focuses on basic conducting techniques through more advanced technical problems, as well as rehearsal techniques and score study.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
2 hours credit

456 CONDUCTING (offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 455.
PREREQUISITE: Music 455
2 hours credit

458 MUSICIANSHIP WORKSHOP
This performance-based course will provide opportunities for upper year students to apply their musicianship skills to improvisational situations in a variety of musical styles and forms (from various oral traditions, the Western composed tradition and various popular music styles). The course will emphasize the development and refinement of skills in the melodic and harmonic aspects of spontaneous composition both vocally and instrumentally. Singers will improvise vocally and on piano or guitar. Instrumentalists will vocalize, use their major instrument, and use piano or guitar.
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Year II of the music program or by permission of the instructor.
3 hours credit

459 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music education for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline. Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

462 TEACHING INTERNSHIP I
This course is the first pre-service teaching component of in-school teaching experience for music education students. In school settings, students begin to develop teaching skills, to implement lesson and rehearsal plans, and to consider the role of classroom methods, learning outcomes, and evaluation procedures. Pre-service teaching commences immediately following the April examinations, and continues for six consecutive weeks.
PREREQUISITE: Music 353-354 or Music 453-454, minimum music average of 75% minimum overall average of 70%, and permission of the Music Education faculty.
3 hours credit

464 TEACHING INTERNSHIP II
This course is the second pre-service teaching component of in-school teaching experience for music education students. In school settings, students further develop their teaching skills, lesson planning, rehearsal techniques, and their ability to focus on learning outcomes while becoming reflective practitioners. Pre-service teaching commences immediately following the April examinations, and continues for six consecutive weeks.
PREREQUISITE: Music 462, minimum music average of 75%, minimum overall average of 70%, and permission of the Music Education faculty.
3 hours credit
 

Course Level: 
Electives for Music Majors
Courses: 

Music Theory:

311 Special Topics in Music Theory

315-316 Composition I

317-318 Form and Analysis

319 Advanced Topics in Music Theory

411 Special Topics in Music Theory

412 Music Cognition

413 Orchestration

415-416 Composition II

419 Advanced Topics in Music Theory

Music History:

321 Special Topics in Music History

322 Popular Music

325 Studies in Film Music

326 Musical Theatre

329 Advanced Topics in Music History

421 Special Topics in Music History

422 Global Musics (may also be counted as a Music Education elective)

423-424 Canadian Music

428 Inquiry Methods

429 Advanced Topics in Music History

Applied Music:

335 Chamber Music I

336 Recital Performance I

337 Special Topics in Applied Music

338-339 Directed Studies in Applied Music

433 Literature and Pedagogy of Major Instrument or Voice

435 Chamber Music II

436 Recital Performance II

437 Special Topics in Applied Music

438-439 Directed Studies in Applied Music

Music Education:

245-246 Percussion Techniques

341 Special Topics in Music Education

343-344 Choral Techniques

345-346 Woodwind Techniques

347-348 String Techniques

351 Philosophy of Music Education

353-354 Elementary Music Education Methods

359 Advanced Topics in Music Education

422 Global Musics (may also be counted as a Music History elective)

441 Special Topics in Music Education

445-446 Brass Techniques

447 Jazz Techniques

453-454 Secondary Music Education Methods

455-456 Conducting

458 Musicianship Workshop (Note: may also be counted as Applied or Theory elective, with approval of the Chair)

459 Advanced Topics in Music Education

Calendar Courses

105 STUDIO MINOR
Individual instruction is given on all standard orchestral, band and keyboard instruments, as well as voice and guitar.  Instruction is offered either as a one-half-hour lesson per week over two semesters, or a one-hour lesson per week in one semester.
PREREQUISITE: A successful audition and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit.
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

113 THEORY
This course briefly reviews the basic rudiments of music theory and introduces the principles of diatonic harmony.
PREREQUISITE: Diagnostic Theory Test
3 hours credit

114 THEORY
This course is a continuation of Music 113.
PREREQUISITE: Music 113
3 hours credit

115 AURAL SKILLS I
This course aims to develop comprehensive musical fluency: a thinking ear and a hearing mind. Students work toward mastery of fundamental musicianship skills, including perception and performance of diatonic melodic material; perception and performance of non-complex rhythms in all meters; and basic contextual listening, ensemble, and improvisation.
3 hours credit

117 AURAL SKILLS II
This course builds on the foundation of Music 115 and is designed to strengthen fluency in sight singing and dictation while introducing more complex metrical, rhythmic, and tonal patterns.
PREREQUISITE: Music 115
3 hours credit

123 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC AND CULTURE
This course prepares students to study music as a product of cultural expression through an examination of how diverse socio-cultural, economic, and political forces shape the production, transmission, and reception of music. Through the exploration of diverse repertoire from a variety of music cultures and historical periods, students develop foundational skills in critical listening, research, and writing within the discipline.
3 hours credit
Note: A basic ability to read music is recommended

124 PERSPECTIVES IN MUSIC AND CULTURE I
This course provides a topical exploration of Western Art music and other musical traditions through a variety of cultural, historical, and theoretical lenses. Students examine the complex relationships that exist among music and concepts of identity, power, ideology and belief, conflict and crisis, technology, commerce, and visual culture.  Topics will vary each year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 123
3 hours credit

131 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Individual instruction is given on all standard orchestral and band instruments (woodwinds, percussion, brass), as well as in voice, piano, organ and guitar.
PREREQUISITE: A successful audition
3 hours credit

132 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This is a continuation of Music 131.
PREREQUISITE: Music 131
3 hours credit

201 UNDERSTANDING MUSIC AS A SOCIO-CULTURAL PRACTICE
This course provides non-music students with an introduction to intelligent listening to music and to critical thinking about musical experiences. While engaging with musical examples from a wide variety of styles, students develop critical listening skills as they consider music as a social art, performance practice, spontaneous creation, historical artifact and a cultural signifier. No musical background is required. This course cannot be counted toward the credits required for Music degrees.
PREREQUISITE:  Second-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

202 EXPLORATIONS IN MUSIC (Not offered every year)
This course provides an opportunity for non-music majors to explore contemporary topics in music (such as identity, belief systems, and power structures). Drawing on various styles and genres of music, the course examines the ways in which music plays significant cultural and political roles in contemporary societies. This course cannot be counted toward the credits required for Music degrees.
PREREQUISITE:  Second-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

205 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 105.
PREREQUISITE: Music 105
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

209 SPECIAL TOPICS
Special Topics course for music majors.

213 THEORY
This course introduces the elements of chromatic harmony and modulation.
PREREQUISITE: Music 114
3 hours credit

214 THEORY
This course is a continuation of Music 213.
PREREQUISITE: Music 213
3 hours credit

215 AURAL SKILLS III
This course aims to develop advanced musicianship skills, including perception and performance of chromatic and modulating melodies; and of non-traditional and atonal collections; perception and performance of complex rhythms; and advanced contextual listening, ensemble, and improvisation.
PREREQUISITE: Music 117
3 hours credit

217 AURAL SKILLS IV
This course continues the development of advanced musicianship skills introduced in Music 215, focusing on the consolidation of listening and transcription, sight singing and improvisation in both individual and ensemble contexts; and the development of strategies for handling complex contemporary idioms.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
3 hours credit

223 PERSPECTIVES IN MUSIC AND CULTURE II
This course examines aspects of Western Art music from the eighteenth century to the present through a variety of cultural, historical, and theoretical lenses. Topics will vary each year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 124
3 hours credit

231 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 132.
PREREQUISITE: Music 132
3 hours credit

232 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 231.
PREREQUISITE: Music 231
3 hours credit

245 PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
This course provides group instruction in percussion instruments, including snare drum, tympani, mallet instruments and accessory percussion. It introduces materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

246 PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
This course is a continuation of Music 245.
PREREQUISITE: Music 245
2 hours credit

305 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 205.
PREREQUISITE: Music 205
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

311 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music theory.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

315 COMPOSITION
This course is an introductory course in composition which includes analysis of contemporary works. Students write compositions in smaller forms and structures for voices and instruments.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of the Chair
3 hours credit

316 COMPOSITION
This course is a continuation of Music 315.
PREREQUISITE: Music 315
3 hours credit

317 FORM AND ANALYSIS
This course involves the detailed analysis and study of works, large and small forms, representing a variety of structures from 1650 to the present.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

318 FORM AND ANALYSIS
This course is a continuation of Music 317
PREREQUISITE: Music 317
3 hours credit

319 ADVANCED TOPICS IN THEORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music theory for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

321 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music history.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 & 223
3 hours credit

322 POPULAR MUSIC (Not offered every year)
This course explores the range of North American and British popular music from the early 1950s to the present, with an emphasis on rock music.  Students will examine selected repertoire while exploring relevant critical methodologies used in the study of popular music.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

325 STUDIES IN FILM MUSIC
This course introduces students to the ways in which music contributes to the cinematic experience. Through a series of case studies involving analysis of videos and accompanying musical scores, students explore the techniques of film music composition and develop the analytical skills necessary to consider music in a multi-media context.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214, 215 and 223
3 hours credit

326 MUSICAL THEATRE (Not offered every year)
This course explores the development of the Broadway musical from the early 1940s to the present. Students examine selected repertoire while exploring relevant critical methodologies used in the study of the genre.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

329 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music history for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

331 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 232.
PREREQUISITE: Music 232
3 hours credit

332 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 331.
PREREQUISITE: Music 331
3 hours credit

335 CHAMBER MUSIC I
This course develops chamber music performance skills and competencies through the study of music for the genre selected. Ensembles are formed before the academic year. Each ensemble meets for two hours each week, one of which is with instruction. Public performances are encouraged and at least two must be presented in order to complete the course satisfactorily.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of instructor
Two hours a week for two semesters
3 hours credit

336 RECITAL PERFORMANCE I
This course is open to students who wish to pursue a concentration in performance. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of a minimum of 30 minutes of music.
PREREQUISITE: 80% average in Music 231-232 and 70% average in Music courses in the previous academic year
1 hour credit

337 SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of applied music.
PREREQUISITE:  Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters

338 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of applied music for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

339 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of applied music for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

341 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music education.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors.
3 hours credit

343 CHORAL TECHNIQUES
Instruction is given in the principles of vocal production, basic functional choral techniques, and choral conducting.  Repertoire from the sixteen century to the present will be selected in order to facilitate development in both singing and conducting techniques. Three main activities of this course include: sight singing at an advanced level, group and solo singing, and choral conducting.
PREREQUISITE: Music 115 and at least one year of UPEI Concert Choir. Non-music majors must have some choral/singing background, or pass a vocal and aural skills audition.
2 hours credit

344 CHORAL TECHNIQUES
This course provides a continuation of Music 343, with more demanding repertoire. It concentrates on changing tempo, changing meter, and cueing problems.
PREREQUISITE: Music 343
2 hours credit

345 WOODWIND TECHNIQUES (Offered in alternating years)
This course provides group instruction in clarinet, saxophone, flute, oboe, and bassoon. Students familiarize themselves with materials used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

346 WOODWIND TECHNIQUES (Offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 345.
PREREQUISITE: Music 345
2 hours credit

347 STRING TECHNIQUES 
This course provides group instruction in violin, viola, cello, and bass. It focuses on materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments. 
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
2 hours credit

348 STRING TECHNIQUES
This course is a continuation of Music 347. 
PREREQUISITE: Music 347 
2 hours credit

351 PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
This course introduces students to philosophical concepts in music education as well as to key debates and advocacy rationales used in improving and promoting music in the schools. In addition to providing an introduction to historical and contemporary trends in music education, the course aims to develop students’ critical thinking through research, debates, discussion, and writing.
Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors.
2 hours credit

353 ELEMENTARY MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
This course examines four major approaches to teaching elementary school music—Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff and Comprehensive Musicianship. Students interrogate curriculum expectations and repertoire choices and they develop pedagogical skills, focusing on the young child, Grades K-3.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
2 hours credit

354 ELEMENTARY MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
The investigations begun in Music 353 are continued in Music 354, focusing on children in Grades 4-6. Learning theories as they relate to music are examined.
PREREQUISITE: Music 353
2 hours credit

359 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music education for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit
 

405 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 305.
PREREQUISITE: Music 305
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

411 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music theory.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

412 MUSIC COGNITION
See Psychology 412

413 ORCHESTRATION
This course introduces the techniques of orchestration for large ensembles (band and orchestra) and small ensembles.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214
3 hours credit over two semesters

415 COMPOSITION
This course provides instruction in the composition of works in larger forms for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, and large ensembles. Students are expected to complete several works.
PREREQUISITE: Music 316
3 hours credit

416 COMPOSITION
This course is a continuation of Music 415.
PREREQUISITE: Music 415
3 hours credit

419 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music theory for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline. Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

421 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music history.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

422 GLOBAL MUSICS (not offered every year)
This course explores traditional and contemporary musics from various world cultures—both the actual sounds of diverse musical traditions and the uses of and beliefs about music within those traditions. Part of each class involves listening to a performing music from various cultures. Students have the opportunity to investigate a specific musical culture in some depth.
PREREQUISITE: Music 223
3 hours credit

423 CANADIAN MUSIC I
This course introduces the music of Canada from the colonial era to the end of World War I, within the context of the socio-cultural, political, and economic history of the country.
PREREQUISITE: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

424 CANADIAN MUSIC II
This course introduces the music of Canada from the end of World War I to the present, within the context of the socio-cultural, political, and economic history of the country.
PREREQUISITE: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

428 INQUIRY METHODS
This course introduces students to the skills and methods of inquiry in music history, music theory, and music education. Each student conducts an independent research project. Class time is devoted to discussion of works-in-progress and to research strategies and tools.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and Music 223, plus permission of the instructor
3 hours credit over two semesters

429 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music history for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

431 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 332.
PREREQUISITE: Music 332
3 hours credit

432 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 431.
PREREQUISITE: Music 431
3 hours credit

433 LITERATURE AND PEDAGOGY OF MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Students examine literature in their major field and investigate the teaching problems related to their major instrument or voice. Students teach at least one private student for the year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 232
3 hours credit

435 CHAMBER MUSIC II
This course is a continuation of Music 335 in which chamber music performance skills are advanced further. Ensembles are formed before the academic year. Each ensemble meets for two hours each week, one of which is with instruction. Public performances are encouraged and at least two must be presented in order to complete the course satisfactorily.
PREREQUISITE: Music 335 and permission of instructor
Two hours a week for two semesters
3 hours credit

436 RECITAL PERFORMANCE II
This is a continuation of Music 336. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of a minimum of 50 minutes of music.
PREREQUISITE: Music 336, 80% average in Music 331-332 and 70% average in Music courses in the previous academic year.
2 hours credit

437 SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of applied music.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters

438 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course is a continuation of Music 432. An emphasis is placed on a high level of performance in the major instrument or voice.
PREREQUISITE: Music 432 and permission of the Chair
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

439 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course is a continuation of Music 491.
PREREQUISITE: Music 438 and permission of the Chair
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

441 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music education.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

445 BRASS TECHNIQUES (offered in alternating years)
This course provides group instruction in trumpet, trombone, French horn, euphonium, and tuba. It focuses on materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

446 BRASS TECHNIQUES (offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 445.
PREREQUISITE: Music 445
2 hours credit

447 JAZZ TECHNIQUES (not offered every year)
In this course, students examine all of the components of the jazz/stage band and are introduced to the styles, techniques, and special effects needed to develop a school jazz ensemble.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the Chair
3 hours credit

453 SECONDARY MUSIC EDUCATION METHODS (Offered in alternating years)
This course examines music in the junior and senior high schools with emphasis on methods and materials for general music, choral, and instrumental classes. The teaching of musicianship through performance is examined, as is the growing trend toward integrating performance, analysis, and composition in the secondary schools.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
2 hours credit

454 SECONDARY MUSIC EDUCATION METHODS (Offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 453.
PREREQUISITE: Music 453
2 hours credit

455 CONDUCTING (offered in alternating years)
This course involves the study of instrumental conducting with an emphasis on techniques and repertoire for the modern wind band. It focuses on basic conducting techniques through more advanced technical problems, as well as rehearsal techniques and score study.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
2 hours credit

456 CONDUCTING (offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 455.
PREREQUISITE: Music 455
2 hours credit

458 MUSICIANSHIP WORKSHOP
This performance-based course will provide opportunities for upper year students to apply their musicianship skills to improvisational situations in a variety of musical styles and forms (from various oral traditions, the Western composed tradition and various popular music styles). The course will emphasize the development and refinement of skills in the melodic and harmonic aspects of spontaneous composition both vocally and instrumentally. Singers will improvise vocally and on piano or guitar. Instrumentalists will vocalize, use their major instrument, and use piano or guitar.
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Year II of the music program or by permission of the instructor.
3 hours credit

459 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music education for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline. Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

462 TEACHING INTERNSHIP I
This course is the first pre-service teaching component of in-school teaching experience for music education students. In school settings, students begin to develop teaching skills, to implement lesson and rehearsal plans, and to consider the role of classroom methods, learning outcomes, and evaluation procedures. Pre-service teaching commences immediately following the April examinations, and continues for six consecutive weeks.
PREREQUISITE: Music 353-354 or Music 453-454, minimum music average of 75% minimum overall average of 70%, and permission of the Music Education faculty.
3 hours credit

464 TEACHING INTERNSHIP II
This course is the second pre-service teaching component of in-school teaching experience for music education students. In school settings, students further develop their teaching skills, lesson planning, rehearsal techniques, and their ability to focus on learning outcomes while becoming reflective practitioners. Pre-service teaching commences immediately following the April examinations, and continues for six consecutive weeks.
PREREQUISITE: Music 462, minimum music average of 75%, minimum overall average of 70%, and permission of the Music Education faculty.
3 hours credit
 

Music Theory:

311 Special Topics in Music Theory

315-316 Composition I

317-318 Form and Analysis

319 Advanced Topics in Music Theory

411 Special Topics in Music Theory

412 Music Cognition

413 Orchestration

415-416 Composition II

419 Advanced Topics in Music Theory

Music History:

321 Special Topics in Music History

322 Popular Music

325 Studies in Film Music

326 Musical Theatre

329 Advanced Topics in Music History

421 Special Topics in Music History

422 Global Musics (may also be counted as a Music Education elective)

423-424 Canadian Music

428 Inquiry Methods

429 Advanced Topics in Music History

Applied Music:

335 Chamber Music I

336 Recital Performance I

337 Special Topics in Applied Music

338-339 Directed Studies in Applied Music

433 Literature and Pedagogy of Major Instrument or Voice

435 Chamber Music II

436 Recital Performance II

437 Special Topics in Applied Music

438-439 Directed Studies in Applied Music

Music Education:

245-246 Percussion Techniques

341 Special Topics in Music Education

343-344 Choral Techniques

345-346 Woodwind Techniques

347-348 String Techniques

351 Philosophy of Music Education

353-354 Elementary Music Education Methods

359 Advanced Topics in Music Education

422 Global Musics (may also be counted as a Music History elective)

441 Special Topics in Music Education

445-446 Brass Techniques

447 Jazz Techniques

453-454 Secondary Music Education Methods

455-456 Conducting

458 Musicianship Workshop (Note: may also be counted as Applied or Theory elective, with approval of the Chair)

459 Advanced Topics in Music Education

Calendar Courses

100 Level

105 STUDIO MINOR
Individual instruction is given on all standard orchestral, band and keyboard instruments, as well as voice and guitar.  Instruction is offered either as a one-half-hour lesson per week over two semesters, or a one-hour lesson per week in one semester.
PREREQUISITE: A successful audition and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit.
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

113 THEORY
This course briefly reviews the basic rudiments of music theory and introduces the principles of diatonic harmony.
PREREQUISITE: Diagnostic Theory Test
3 hours credit

114 THEORY
This course is a continuation of Music 113.
PREREQUISITE: Music 113
3 hours credit

115 AURAL SKILLS I
This course aims to develop comprehensive musical fluency: a thinking ear and a hearing mind. Students work toward mastery of fundamental musicianship skills, including perception and performance of diatonic melodic material; perception and performance of non-complex rhythms in all meters; and basic contextual listening, ensemble, and improvisation.
3 hours credit

117 AURAL SKILLS II
This course builds on the foundation of Music 115 and is designed to strengthen fluency in sight singing and dictation while introducing more complex metrical, rhythmic, and tonal patterns.
PREREQUISITE: Music 115
3 hours credit

123 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC AND CULTURE
This course prepares students to study music as a product of cultural expression through an examination of how diverse socio-cultural, economic, and political forces shape the production, transmission, and reception of music. Through the exploration of diverse repertoire from a variety of music cultures and historical periods, students develop foundational skills in critical listening, research, and writing within the discipline.
3 hours credit
Note: A basic ability to read music is recommended

124 PERSPECTIVES IN MUSIC AND CULTURE I
This course provides a topical exploration of Western Art music and other musical traditions through a variety of cultural, historical, and theoretical lenses. Students examine the complex relationships that exist among music and concepts of identity, power, ideology and belief, conflict and crisis, technology, commerce, and visual culture.  Topics will vary each year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 123
3 hours credit

131 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Individual instruction is given on all standard orchestral and band instruments (woodwinds, percussion, brass), as well as in voice, piano, organ and guitar.
PREREQUISITE: A successful audition
3 hours credit

132 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This is a continuation of Music 131.
PREREQUISITE: Music 131
3 hours credit

200 Level

201 UNDERSTANDING MUSIC AS A SOCIO-CULTURAL PRACTICE
This course provides non-music students with an introduction to intelligent listening to music and to critical thinking about musical experiences. While engaging with musical examples from a wide variety of styles, students develop critical listening skills as they consider music as a social art, performance practice, spontaneous creation, historical artifact and a cultural signifier. No musical background is required. This course cannot be counted toward the credits required for Music degrees.
PREREQUISITE:  Second-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

202 EXPLORATIONS IN MUSIC (Not offered every year)
This course provides an opportunity for non-music majors to explore contemporary topics in music (such as identity, belief systems, and power structures). Drawing on various styles and genres of music, the course examines the ways in which music plays significant cultural and political roles in contemporary societies. This course cannot be counted toward the credits required for Music degrees.
PREREQUISITE:  Second-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

205 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 105.
PREREQUISITE: Music 105
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

209 SPECIAL TOPICS
Special Topics course for music majors.

213 THEORY
This course introduces the elements of chromatic harmony and modulation.
PREREQUISITE: Music 114
3 hours credit

214 THEORY
This course is a continuation of Music 213.
PREREQUISITE: Music 213
3 hours credit

215 AURAL SKILLS III
This course aims to develop advanced musicianship skills, including perception and performance of chromatic and modulating melodies; and of non-traditional and atonal collections; perception and performance of complex rhythms; and advanced contextual listening, ensemble, and improvisation.
PREREQUISITE: Music 117
3 hours credit

217 AURAL SKILLS IV
This course continues the development of advanced musicianship skills introduced in Music 215, focusing on the consolidation of listening and transcription, sight singing and improvisation in both individual and ensemble contexts; and the development of strategies for handling complex contemporary idioms.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
3 hours credit

223 PERSPECTIVES IN MUSIC AND CULTURE II
This course examines aspects of Western Art music from the eighteenth century to the present through a variety of cultural, historical, and theoretical lenses. Topics will vary each year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 124
3 hours credit

231 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 132.
PREREQUISITE: Music 132
3 hours credit

232 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 231.
PREREQUISITE: Music 231
3 hours credit

245 PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
This course provides group instruction in percussion instruments, including snare drum, tympani, mallet instruments and accessory percussion. It introduces materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

246 PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
This course is a continuation of Music 245.
PREREQUISITE: Music 245
2 hours credit

300 Level

305 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 205.
PREREQUISITE: Music 205
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

311 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music theory.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

315 COMPOSITION
This course is an introductory course in composition which includes analysis of contemporary works. Students write compositions in smaller forms and structures for voices and instruments.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of the Chair
3 hours credit

316 COMPOSITION
This course is a continuation of Music 315.
PREREQUISITE: Music 315
3 hours credit

317 FORM AND ANALYSIS
This course involves the detailed analysis and study of works, large and small forms, representing a variety of structures from 1650 to the present.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

318 FORM AND ANALYSIS
This course is a continuation of Music 317
PREREQUISITE: Music 317
3 hours credit

319 ADVANCED TOPICS IN THEORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music theory for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

321 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music history.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 & 223
3 hours credit

322 POPULAR MUSIC (Not offered every year)
This course explores the range of North American and British popular music from the early 1950s to the present, with an emphasis on rock music.  Students will examine selected repertoire while exploring relevant critical methodologies used in the study of popular music.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

325 STUDIES IN FILM MUSIC
This course introduces students to the ways in which music contributes to the cinematic experience. Through a series of case studies involving analysis of videos and accompanying musical scores, students explore the techniques of film music composition and develop the analytical skills necessary to consider music in a multi-media context.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214, 215 and 223
3 hours credit

326 MUSICAL THEATRE (Not offered every year)
This course explores the development of the Broadway musical from the early 1940s to the present. Students examine selected repertoire while exploring relevant critical methodologies used in the study of the genre.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

329 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music history for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

331 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 232.
PREREQUISITE: Music 232
3 hours credit

332 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 331.
PREREQUISITE: Music 331
3 hours credit

335 CHAMBER MUSIC I
This course develops chamber music performance skills and competencies through the study of music for the genre selected. Ensembles are formed before the academic year. Each ensemble meets for two hours each week, one of which is with instruction. Public performances are encouraged and at least two must be presented in order to complete the course satisfactorily.
PREREQUISITE: Permission of instructor
Two hours a week for two semesters
3 hours credit

336 RECITAL PERFORMANCE I
This course is open to students who wish to pursue a concentration in performance. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of a minimum of 30 minutes of music.
PREREQUISITE: 80% average in Music 231-232 and 70% average in Music courses in the previous academic year
1 hour credit

337 SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of applied music.
PREREQUISITE:  Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters

338 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of applied music for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

339 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of applied music for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

341 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music education.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors.
3 hours credit

343 CHORAL TECHNIQUES
Instruction is given in the principles of vocal production, basic functional choral techniques, and choral conducting.  Repertoire from the sixteen century to the present will be selected in order to facilitate development in both singing and conducting techniques. Three main activities of this course include: sight singing at an advanced level, group and solo singing, and choral conducting.
PREREQUISITE: Music 115 and at least one year of UPEI Concert Choir. Non-music majors must have some choral/singing background, or pass a vocal and aural skills audition.
2 hours credit

344 CHORAL TECHNIQUES
This course provides a continuation of Music 343, with more demanding repertoire. It concentrates on changing tempo, changing meter, and cueing problems.
PREREQUISITE: Music 343
2 hours credit

345 WOODWIND TECHNIQUES (Offered in alternating years)
This course provides group instruction in clarinet, saxophone, flute, oboe, and bassoon. Students familiarize themselves with materials used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

346 WOODWIND TECHNIQUES (Offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 345.
PREREQUISITE: Music 345
2 hours credit

347 STRING TECHNIQUES 
This course provides group instruction in violin, viola, cello, and bass. It focuses on materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments. 
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
2 hours credit

348 STRING TECHNIQUES
This course is a continuation of Music 347. 
PREREQUISITE: Music 347 
2 hours credit

351 PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
This course introduces students to philosophical concepts in music education as well as to key debates and advocacy rationales used in improving and promoting music in the schools. In addition to providing an introduction to historical and contemporary trends in music education, the course aims to develop students’ critical thinking through research, debates, discussion, and writing.
Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors.
2 hours credit

353 ELEMENTARY MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
This course examines four major approaches to teaching elementary school music—Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff and Comprehensive Musicianship. Students interrogate curriculum expectations and repertoire choices and they develop pedagogical skills, focusing on the young child, Grades K-3.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
2 hours credit

354 ELEMENTARY MUSIC EDUCATION (Offered in alternating years)
The investigations begun in Music 353 are continued in Music 354, focusing on children in Grades 4-6. Learning theories as they relate to music are examined.
PREREQUISITE: Music 353
2 hours credit

359 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music education for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit
 

400 Level

405 STUDIO MINOR
This course is a continuation of Music 305.
PREREQUISITE: Music 305
3 hours credit
NOTE: This course will not be counted on the Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education, but can be used as a credit towards the Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music.

411 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music theory.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

412 MUSIC COGNITION
See Psychology 412

413 ORCHESTRATION
This course introduces the techniques of orchestration for large ensembles (band and orchestra) and small ensembles.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214
3 hours credit over two semesters

415 COMPOSITION
This course provides instruction in the composition of works in larger forms for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, and large ensembles. Students are expected to complete several works.
PREREQUISITE: Music 316
3 hours credit

416 COMPOSITION
This course is a continuation of Music 415.
PREREQUISITE: Music 415
3 hours credit

419 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC THEORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music theory for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline. Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

421 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music history.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and 223
3 hours credit

422 GLOBAL MUSICS (not offered every year)
This course explores traditional and contemporary musics from various world cultures—both the actual sounds of diverse musical traditions and the uses of and beliefs about music within those traditions. Part of each class involves listening to a performing music from various cultures. Students have the opportunity to investigate a specific musical culture in some depth.
PREREQUISITE: Music 223
3 hours credit

423 CANADIAN MUSIC I
This course introduces the music of Canada from the colonial era to the end of World War I, within the context of the socio-cultural, political, and economic history of the country.
PREREQUISITE: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

424 CANADIAN MUSIC II
This course introduces the music of Canada from the end of World War I to the present, within the context of the socio-cultural, political, and economic history of the country.
PREREQUISITE: Third-year standing or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit

428 INQUIRY METHODS
This course introduces students to the skills and methods of inquiry in music history, music theory, and music education. Each student conducts an independent research project. Class time is devoted to discussion of works-in-progress and to research strategies and tools.
PREREQUISITE: Music 214 and Music 223, plus permission of the instructor
3 hours credit over two semesters

429 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music history for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline.  Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

431 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 332.
PREREQUISITE: Music 332
3 hours credit

432 MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
This course is a continuation of Music 431.
PREREQUISITE: Music 431
3 hours credit

433 LITERATURE AND PEDAGOGY OF MAJOR INSTRUMENT OR VOICE
Students examine literature in their major field and investigate the teaching problems related to their major instrument or voice. Students teach at least one private student for the year.
PREREQUISITE: Music 232
3 hours credit

435 CHAMBER MUSIC II
This course is a continuation of Music 335 in which chamber music performance skills are advanced further. Ensembles are formed before the academic year. Each ensemble meets for two hours each week, one of which is with instruction. Public performances are encouraged and at least two must be presented in order to complete the course satisfactorily.
PREREQUISITE: Music 335 and permission of instructor
Two hours a week for two semesters
3 hours credit

436 RECITAL PERFORMANCE II
This is a continuation of Music 336. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of a minimum of 50 minutes of music.
PREREQUISITE: Music 336, 80% average in Music 331-332 and 70% average in Music courses in the previous academic year.
2 hours credit

437 SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of applied music.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the instructor
3 hours credit OR three hours credit over two semesters

438 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course is a continuation of Music 432. An emphasis is placed on a high level of performance in the major instrument or voice.
PREREQUISITE: Music 432 and permission of the Chair
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

439 DIRECTED STUDIES IN APPLIED MUSIC
This course is a continuation of Music 491.
PREREQUISITE: Music 438 and permission of the Chair
3 hours credit
NOTE: See Academic Regulation 9 for Regulations Governing Directed Studies.

441 SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course provides an in-depth examination of selected topics in the area of music education.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

445 BRASS TECHNIQUES (offered in alternating years)
This course provides group instruction in trumpet, trombone, French horn, euphonium, and tuba. It focuses on materials and procedures used in teaching these instruments.
2 hours credit

446 BRASS TECHNIQUES (offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 445.
PREREQUISITE: Music 445
2 hours credit

447 JAZZ TECHNIQUES (not offered every year)
In this course, students examine all of the components of the jazz/stage band and are introduced to the styles, techniques, and special effects needed to develop a school jazz ensemble.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors, or permission of the Chair
3 hours credit

453 SECONDARY MUSIC EDUCATION METHODS (Offered in alternating years)
This course examines music in the junior and senior high schools with emphasis on methods and materials for general music, choral, and instrumental classes. The teaching of musicianship through performance is examined, as is the growing trend toward integrating performance, analysis, and composition in the secondary schools.
PREREQUISITE: Music 215
2 hours credit

454 SECONDARY MUSIC EDUCATION METHODS (Offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 453.
PREREQUISITE: Music 453
2 hours credit

455 CONDUCTING (offered in alternating years)
This course involves the study of instrumental conducting with an emphasis on techniques and repertoire for the modern wind band. It focuses on basic conducting techniques through more advanced technical problems, as well as rehearsal techniques and score study.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
2 hours credit

456 CONDUCTING (offered in alternating years)
This course is a continuation of Music 455.
PREREQUISITE: Music 455
2 hours credit

458 MUSICIANSHIP WORKSHOP
This performance-based course will provide opportunities for upper year students to apply their musicianship skills to improvisational situations in a variety of musical styles and forms (from various oral traditions, the Western composed tradition and various popular music styles). The course will emphasize the development and refinement of skills in the melodic and harmonic aspects of spontaneous composition both vocally and instrumentally. Singers will improvise vocally and on piano or guitar. Instrumentalists will vocalize, use their major instrument, and use piano or guitar.
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Year II of the music program or by permission of the instructor.
3 hours credit

459 ADVANCED TOPICS IN MUSIC EDUCATION
This course allows advanced study in a particular area of music education for students who possess a special expertise or interest in one facet of the discipline. Written application must be made to the Chair of the Department.
PREREQUISITE: Restricted to 3rd, 4th and 5th year music majors
3 hours credit

462 TEACHING INTERNSHIP I
This course is the first pre-service teaching component of in-school teaching experience for music education students. In school settings, students begin to develop teaching skills, to implement lesson and rehearsal plans, and to consider the role of classroom methods, learning outcomes, and evaluation procedures. Pre-service teaching commences immediately following the April examinations, and continues for six consecutive weeks.
PREREQUISITE: Music 353-354 or Music 453-454, minimum music average of 75% minimum overall average of 70%, and permission of the Music Education faculty.
3 hours credit

464 TEACHING INTERNSHIP II
This course is the second pre-service teaching component of in-school teaching experience for music education students. In school settings, students further develop their teaching skills, lesson planning, rehearsal techniques, and their ability to focus on learning outcomes while becoming reflective practitioners. Pre-service teaching commences immediately following the April examinations, and continues for six consecutive weeks.
PREREQUISITE: Music 462, minimum music average of 75%, minimum overall average of 70%, and permission of the Music Education faculty.
3 hours credit
 

Electives for Music Majors

Music Theory:

311 Special Topics in Music Theory

315-316 Composition I

317-318 Form and Analysis

319 Advanced Topics in Music Theory

411 Special Topics in Music Theory

412 Music Cognition

413 Orchestration

415-416 Composition II

419 Advanced Topics in Music Theory

Music History:

321 Special Topics in Music History

322 Popular Music

325 Studies in Film Music

326 Musical Theatre

329 Advanced Topics in Music History

421 Special Topics in Music History

422 Global Musics (may also be counted as a Music Education elective)

423-424 Canadian Music

428 Inquiry Methods

429 Advanced Topics in Music History

Applied Music:

335 Chamber Music I

336 Recital Performance I

337 Special Topics in Applied Music

338-339 Directed Studies in Applied Music

433 Literature and Pedagogy of Major Instrument or Voice

435 Chamber Music II

436 Recital Performance II

437 Special Topics in Applied Music

438-439 Directed Studies in Applied Music

Music Education:

245-246 Percussion Techniques

341 Special Topics in Music Education

343-344 Choral Techniques

345-346 Woodwind Techniques

347-348 String Techniques

351 Philosophy of Music Education

353-354 Elementary Music Education Methods

359 Advanced Topics in Music Education

422 Global Musics (may also be counted as a Music History elective)

441 Special Topics in Music Education

445-446 Brass Techniques

447 Jazz Techniques

453-454 Secondary Music Education Methods

455-456 Conducting

458 Musicianship Workshop (Note: may also be counted as Applied or Theory elective, with approval of the Chair)

459 Advanced Topics in Music Education

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