Department of Instrumental Music

Wells School of Music

West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Department of Instrumental Music
Ralph Sorrentino, Chairperson

The mission of the Wells School of Music at West Chester University is to create a learning environment that provides the highest order of education in all major aspects of music, to establish a foundation for life-long growth in music, and to offer programs and degrees that are tradition based but future oriented. In pursuing this mission, we reaffirm our commitment to diversity within the Wells School of Music. Our faculty members strive to be inspiring teachers as well as musical and intellectual leaders. Further, we endeavor to expand the music opportunities available to all University students and to enhance the quality of our community's musical life.

All undergraduate students are held to the academic policies and procedures outlined in the undergraduate catalog.  Students are encouraged to review departmental handbooks for program tips, suggested course sequences, and explanations of procedures. When applicable, additional policies for specific department programs may be listed below.

Professors

Karen Dannessa (2005)

B.M., Youngstown State University; M.M., Michigan State University; D.M., Florida State University

Henry Grabb (1992)

B.A., University of Central Florida; M.M., Northwestern University of Illinois; D.M., Florida State University

Ovidiu Marinescu (2003)

B.M., Music Bucharest Conservatory; M.M., University of Wisconsin; D.M.A., Temple University

Kimberley Reighley (2005)

B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Temple University

Associate Professors

Daniel E. Cherry (2014)

B.M., Capital University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Cincinnati

John Fowler (2012)

B.M., University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music; M.M., Temple University; D.M.A., Rutgers University

Elizabeth L. Pfaffle (2012)

B.A., B.M.Ed, Ohio State University; M.M., Akron University; Mus.D., Indiana University

Assistant Professors

John A. Gaarder (1999)

B.M., University of Wisconsin - Madison; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music

Peter Paulsen (1989)

B.M., West Chester University

Instructors

Gloria Galante (1993)

B.S., West Chester University

Ralph Sorrentino (2016)

Chairperson, Instrumental Music

B.M., B.S., Ed.D., West Chester University; M.M., Temple University

ABC

ABC 191. Brass Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ABC 192. French Horn Class (Music Education). 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ABC 193. Trombone Class (Music Education). 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

AES

AES 111. Brass Ensemble. 0.5 Credits.

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Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AES 121. Percussion Ensemble. 0.5 Credits.

This chamber ensemble is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of works from the percussion ensemble repertoire, with the competence and musicianship necessary for a successful career as a percussionist. Membership by audition.
Pre / Co requisites: AES 121 requires an audition.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AES 131. String Ensemble. 0.5 Credits.

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Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AES 141. Woodwind Ensemble. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AES 151. Jazz Ensemble I. 0.5 Credits.

The Criterions is an ensemble with traditional big band instrumentation that performs jazz and jazz related music. Enrollment is determined by auditions scheduled at the start of the Fall semester.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AES 152. jazz Ensemble II. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AES 153. Latin Jazz Ensemble. 0.5 Credits.

The Latin Jazz Ensemble is a performance group that plays Afro-Cuban and Brazilian genres.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AIM

AIM 311. Marching Band Techniques. 1 Credit.

A survey of the function of the total marching band and of each component within it.
Typically offered in Fall.

AIM 429. Special Subjects Seminar. 1-3 Credits.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AJZ

AJZ 199. Transfer Credits. 1-15 Credits.

Transfer Credits.
Repeatable for Credit.

AJZ 331. Electronic Instruments. 2 Credits.

A study of the MIDI implementation of synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, signal processors, and rhythm processors as related to real-time performance.

AJZ 361. Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation I. 3 Credits.

A basic course in jazz improvisation that emphasizes the learning and discovery of improvisational techniques through playing and listening.
Typically offered in Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AJZ 362. Jazz Musicianship and Improvisation II. 3 Credits.

A continuation of AJZ 361.
Typically offered in Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

AJZ 365. Jazz Ensemble Techniques. 0.5 Credits.

Techniques and methods for organizing, rehearsing, programming, and operating jazz ensembles.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

AJZ 366. Puerto Rico: Exploring Roots of Salsa and Latin Jazz. 1 Credit.

This course will take interested students to the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico, an important hub of salsa and Latin jazz where many giants of the music began their careers. There, participants will learn about folkloric styles, bomba, plena, son, guaracha, and the popular genres that the folkloric traditions continue to inform. Students will trace the rhythmic and song form structures back through the slave trade of West Africa and experience synchronicity of culture, music and dance.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ALC

ALC 312. Brass Literature I. 1 Credit.

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ALC 313. Brass Literature II. 1 Credit.

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ALC 314. Brass Literature III. 1 Credit.

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ALC 322. Guitar Literature. 1 Credit.

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ALC 323. Guitar Literature II. 1 Credit.

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ALC 324. Guitar Literature III. 1 Credit.

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ALC 332. String Literature I. 1 Credit.

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ALC 333. String Literature II. 1 Credit.

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ALC 334. String Literature III. 1 Credit.

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ALC 342. Woodwind Literature I. 1 Credit.

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ALC 343. Woodwind Literature II. 1 Credit.

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ALC 344. Woodwind Literature III. 1 Credit.

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ALC 352. Percussion Literature I. 1 Credit.

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ALC 353. Percussion Literature II. 1 Credit.

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ALC 354. Percussion Literature III. 1 Credit.

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ALC 361. A Survey of Band Literature. 1 Credit.

The course will provide a comprehensive survey of the history and repertoire of wind band music concentrating on Grades 2-6.

AMA

AMA 352. Performance in the Arts. 3 Credits.

Performance in the Arts will survey, through a variety of historical and personal perspectives, the inter-related aspects of the four arts areas within the CVPA; music, theatre, art, and dance. This course offers a structured examination and creative approach to how musical performance is integrated into and enhanced by its connection to drama, art, and dance. Musical performance will form the basis for comparative study, befitting a course for students who are minoring in music performance. Students enrolled in AMA 352 must have successfully auditioned for one of WCU's many performing ensembles.
Typically offered in Spring.

AMC

AMC 312. Master Class (Brass). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 313. Master Class (Brass). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 314. Master Class (Brass). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 321. Master Class (Percussion). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 322. Master Class (Percussion). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 323. Master Class (Percussion). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 324. Master Class (Percussion). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 331. Master Class (Strings). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 333. Master Class (Strings). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 334. Master Class (Strings). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 343. Master Class (Woodwinds). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMC 344. Master Class (Woodwinds). 1 Credit.

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Repeatable for Credit.

AMF

AMF 251. Foundations of Music Performance I. 3 Credits.

This is a performance-based class for non-music majors exploring the fundamental elements of music required to be a better musician and performer. This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence required for the Music Performance Minor.
Gen Ed Attribute: Arts Distributive Requirement.
Typically offered in Fall.

AMF 252. Foundations of Music Performance II. 3 Credits.

Foundations of Music Performance II is a performance-based class for non-music majors exploring the advanced elements of music performance. This is the second semester of a two-semester sequence required for the Music Performance Minor. Students enrolled in AMF 252 must have successfully auditioned for one of WCU's many performing ensembles.
Pre / Co requisites: AMF 252 prerequisite requires AMF 251 and successful ensemble audition.
Typically offered in Spring.

AML

AML 351. Understanding Live Music Performance. 3 Credits.

This course explores live music performance from the perspective of the informed audience member. Attending all Monday night faculty recitals, class participants will write extensively about their experience as audience members, their interaction with performers, and about composers, compositions, and musical styles and genres.
Typically offered in Fall.

APC

APC 191. Non-Pitched Percussion Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

APC 192. Pitched Percussion Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

APC 193. Drum Set Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Spring.

APC 194. World Percussion. 0.5 Credits.

Students will learn about the cultures, instruments, and performance practices from West Africa, Cuba, the Middle East, Brazil (pandeiros, surdos), and the Caribbean. Students will learn how to incorporate these instruments and drumming styles into their music therapy practice and develop rhythmic dictation and improvisation skills.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ARC

ARC 391. Woodwind Repertoire Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Repeatable for Credit.

ARC 392. Brass Repertoire Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Repeatable for Credit.

ARC 393. String Repertoire Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Repeatable for Credit.

ARC 394. Percussion Repertoire Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Repeatable for Credit.

ASC

ASC 191. Violin/Viola Class. 1 Credit.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ASC 194. Cello Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Pre / Co requisites: ASC 194 requires prerequisite of ASC 191.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ASC 195. Bass Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ASC 196. Guitar Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

ASC 197. Jazz Bass Class. 0.5 Credits.

This course is designed to gain an understanding of the function of the jazz bass in the jazz ensemble.
Typically offered in Spring.

AWC

AWC 191. Single Reed Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

AWC 192. Flute/Recorder Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

AWC 193. Double-Reed Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

AWC 194. Reed Making Class. 0.5 Credits.

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Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
Repeatable for Credit.

INM

INM 101. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 102. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 111. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 112. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 141. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 142. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 201. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall.

INM 202. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 211. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 212. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 241. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 242. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 301. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 302. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 311. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 312. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 341. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 342. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 401. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 402. Minor Lesson. 1 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 411. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 412. Applied Lesson. 1.5 Credit.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Consent: Permission of the Department required to add.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 441. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INM 442. Applied Performance Lesson (B.M.). 3 Credits.

The course is designed to prepare the student to perform a variety of repertoire, styles, and mediums with competence and musicianship necessary for success in music teaching and performance. Individual instruction in applied music covering a course of study derived primarily but not exclusively from the traditions of Western music. Activities include the study and performance of technical exercises and repertoire suitable for solo and chamber performance. Stress is placed on the development of an attitude of artistic maturity on the part of the student and upon artistic performance at all levels of proficiency.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

INS

INS 471. Advanced Instrumental Lesson. 2 Credits.

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INS 472. Advanced Instrumental Lesson. 2 Credits.

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INS 473. Advanced Instrumental Lesson. 2 Credits.

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JPI

JPI 412. Jazz Major Private Lesson (Piano). 2 Credits.

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MIP

MIP 310. Musician Injury Prevention. 1 Credit.

This course investigates injury prevention and treatment for performing musicians.
Typically offered in Spring.

MRC

MRC 251. Music Rhythm Class. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to help music majors and minors improve their rhythmic understanding and application. Meter and motion, internal subdivision, pattern recognition and techniques to learn new music will be restored.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.