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Provides an introduction to the field of music therapy and prepares students for their first clinical assignments.

Music fundamentals and the beginning of diatonic harmony, part-writing, and analysis.

Fundamentals of ear training involving aural perception of materials of Music Theory I. Laboratory in aural skills drill and keyboard harmony included.

A continuation of the material of Music Theory I through more complex diatonic part-writing and analysis through beginning chromatic harmony and analysis. Keyboard harmony work is included.

Ear training involving diatonic and beginning chromatic materials.

Applied music instruction (instrumental or vocal) offered at all levels through enrollment in the University of Georgia Community Music School.

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Weekly vocal or instrumental one-on-one applied instruction with seminar.

Applied instruction in a musical instrument or voice for the freshman year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction in a musical instrument or voice for the freshman year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction in a musical instrument or voice for the second semester of the freshman year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument, voice, or composition, both one-on-one and in seminar. Credit hours vary…

An introduction to guitar playing. Students will learn basic fundamentals that will allow them to perform well-known songs as well as music that is less familiar. A variety of styles will be explored, including rock, blues, folk, and classical. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar.…

Provides students with the opportunity to not only study the traditional music of Trinidad, but also to experience this music through performance. Students will also learn about the history and evolution of the steel drum.

The art of music listening involving study of the evolution of a wide range of musical styles from both western and non-western traditions. The course's approach is substantially chronological with elements of music also being covered.

The art of music listening involving study of the evolution of a wide range of musical styles from both western and non- Western traditions. The course's approach is substantially chronological, with elements of music also being covered.

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Beginning level of practical experience in conducting music therapy sessions with selected clients. Includes observation, assisting, planning, implementation, and documentation of weekly music therapy sessions throughout the semester.

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Continuation of beginning level of practical experience in conducting music therapy sessions with selected clients. Includes assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation of weekly music therapy sessions throughout the semester.

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Rotating subjects in popular music, drawing upon a wide variety of influences and ethnicities. Course content will be drawn from such topics as jazz, Hispanic styles and influences, folksong, and American musical theatre.

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Rotating subjects in popular music, drawing upon a wide variety of influences and ethnicities. Course content will be drawn from such topics as jazz, Hispanic styles and influences, folksong, and American musical theatre.

A historical survey of the development of jazz as an indigenous American art form.

The study of rock music from its origins to the present. Examination of the place of rock music in society, from its roots in African American blues and European American folk to its place in current society.

A survey of musical styles created and/or developed by African Americans in North America from c. 17th century to the 21st century. Includes socio-cultural approach drawing from the African heritage to other continental appropriations. Key personalities in the development of the African American…

A survey of musical styles created and/or developed by African Americans in North America from c. 17th century to the 21st century. Includes socio-cultural approach drawing from the African heritage to other continental appropriations. Key personalities in the development of the African American…

A survey of musical styles created and/or developed by African Americans in North America from c. 17th century to the 21st century. Includes socio-cultural approach drawing from the African heritage to other continental appropriations. Key personalities in the development of the African American…

A survey of musical styles created and/or developed by African Americans in North America from the 17th century to the 21st century. Includes a socio-cultural approach drawing from the African heritage to other continental appropriations. Key personalities in the development of the African…

Explores the history and aesthetics of film music. The course relies on three assumptions: 1) that a film's score fundamentally alters the viewer's perception of the film; 2) that the film's images affect the way the viewer hears the music; and 3) that the combination of music and images can…

Chromatic harmony involving part-writing, composition, and analysis.

Ear training involving chromatic melodic and harmonic materials.

Advanced chromatic harmony and contemporary compositional methods and materials.

Ear training involving advanced chromatic harmony and contemporary materials.

Discussion of music and the broad evolution of musical styles from both western and non-western traditions. Students will explore a variety of individual musical topics and participate in class discussions on the creation, performance, and reception of music.

Explores national and international musical and cultural trends. The course draws from Athens, Georgia’s diverse musical communities and their histories, exploring the rock, hip hop, and indie popular music scenes along with African-American traditions, folk and traditional musics, and the…

Explores national and international music. The course draws from Athens, Georgia’s diverse musical communities and their histories, exploring the rock, hip hop, and indie popular music scenes along with African-American traditions, folk and traditional musics, and the emergent Latin music scene…

Basic principles and methods of vocal performance and pedagogy.

Basic principles and methods of vocal performance and pedagogy.

Basic principles and methods of vocal performance and pedagogy.

Basic principles and methods of vocal performance and pedagogy.

Basic principles and methods of vocal performance and pedagogy.

Basic principles and methods of vocal performance and pedagogy.

Basic principles and methods of vocal performance and pedagogy for the non-music major.

Functional keyboard skills for satisfying the piano proficiency requirement.

Functional keyboard skills for satisfying the piano proficiency requirement.

Functional keyboard skills for satisfying the piano proficiency requirement.

Functional keyboard skills for satisfying the piano proficiency requirement. The exam for this semester is the piano proficiency.

Functional keyboard skills for students who have completed the piano proficiency requirement.

Functional keyboard skills for students who have completed the piano proficiency requirement.

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the sophomore year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the sophomore year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction for music composition and theory majors in for the first semester of the sophomore year.

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Weekly instruction in composition, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction and recital for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the sophomore year. Required for BM-Music Performance majors and AB-Music majors but optional for all other undergraduate music degrees.

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Weekly instruction…

Applied instruction and recital for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the sophomore year. Required for BM-Music Performance majors and AB-Music majors but optional for all other undergraduate music degrees.

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Applied instruction for composition majors for the second semester of the sophomore year.

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Weekly instruction in composition, both one-on-one and in seminar.

An ensemble performing choral, dance, and instrumental music from Africa including sacred, secular, and popular music.

An ensemble performing choral, dance, and instrumental music from Africa including sacred, secular, and popular music.

Traditional and contemporary African American percussion music beginning with its African heritage and tracking its development throughout the Americas, with particular emphasis on the United States. Teaching/learning strategies include in-class performance, demonstrations, audiovisuals, and…

Traditional and contemporary African American percussion music beginning with its African heritage and tracking its development throughout the Americas, with particular emphasis on the United States. Teaching/learning strategies include in-class performance, demonstrations, audiovisuals, and…

Surveys music cultures of Africa, Europe, and the Americas excluding western art music. An exploration of their structures, forms, instruments, performance practices, contexts, and roles in social, cultural, and global systems.

Survey of music cultures from the Middle/Near East, Asia, and Oceana. An exploration of their structures, forms, instruments, performance practices, contexts, and role in social, cultural, and global systems.

Intermediate level of practical experience in conducting music therapy sessions with selected clients. Includes assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation of weekly music therapy sessions throughout the semester.

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Field work under…

Continuation of intermediate level of practical experience in conducting music therapy sessions with selected clients. Includes assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation of weekly music therapy sessions throughout the semester.

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Music-making and composition in the United States from the colonial period through the twenty-first century. The genres and styles covered include folk traditions, religious music, dance music, and popular song.

The basic skills and fundamentals of music for the elementary and early childhood classroom teacher.

Methods and field experience for music education majors. Course consists of a survey of effective teaching techniques, research in learning, and materials, including use of technology and multicultural materials.

Elementary exercises and study of composition for non-music majors and music majors not majoring in composition.

History of western music from its beginnings through the Baroque era.

The history of western music from the Classical style period to the present day.

Basic instrumentation for all instruments (including basic vocal types) involving ranges, characteristics, and basic arranging.

Basic principles and methods of guitar performance and pedagogy.

Functional guitar skills and repertoire appropriate for use in therapeutic work.

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Required of all music therapy majors.

An overview of jazz curriculum development, rehearsal techniques, and performance for secondary school teachers and prospective teachers.

Percussion methods course for music therapy majors that will cover the following topics: introduction of African percussion instruments, tone production techniques, the djembe drum, the Afro-Cuban conga and quinto. In addition, the course covers an introduction to the drumset, drumset…

Presents structure and function of the singing mechanism, current research in physical development, maturation, learning and skill acquisition and the application of these to vocal instruction for individuals and groups; research and class presentations utilizing electronic media; and service-…

A historical overview of vocal instruction from primary and secondary resources, examination of methods and materials relevant to group and individual settings; research and class presentations. Students enrolled in this course are recommended to obtain membership in professional organizations (…

Piano teaching, surveying elementary methods and materials for teaching beginners.

Functional keyboard skills for piano performance majors and music theory majors.

Basic principles, techniques, and methods of conducting and interpretation.

Rehearsal, interpretive and conducting techniques, and methods for choral organizations.

Rehearsal, interpretive and conducting techniques, and methods for orchestra.

Practical experience in chamber music, piano duets, and accompanying.

The components of American popular song from the perspective of the developing songwriter. Following successful examples, techniques to improve studentsʼ expressive and artistic songwriting potential will be applied, culminating in performance of a finished song. Relevant aspects of music…

The fundamentals of music and their application in composition and analysis.

Applied music instruction (instrumental or vocal) offered at all levels through enrollment in the University of Georgia Community Music School.

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Weekly vocal or instrumental one-on-one applied instruction with seminar.

Applied instruction for music minors in a musical instrument or voice.

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One-hour or thirty minute weekly lessons in a major or secondary applied instrument, voice, or composition. Credit hours vary according to student ability and reflect differing performance…

Applied instruction for music minors in a musical instrument or voice.

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One-hour or thirty minute weekly lessons in a major or secondary applied instrument, voice, or composition. Credit hours vary according to student ability and reflect differing performance…

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the junior year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the junior year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction for music majors in composition for the junior year.

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Weekly instruction in composition, both one-on-one and in seminar.

Applied instruction and recital for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the junior year and performance of a junior recital.

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Weekly instruction and recital preparation in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both…

Applied instruction and recital for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the junior year and performance of a junior recital.

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Weekly instruction and recital preparation in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both…

Applied instruction for music majors in composition for the second semester of the junior year.

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Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument, voice, or composition, both one-on-one and in seminar. Credit hours vary according…

Instruction in pedagogy for all bowed string instruments. Class and studio teaching methods will be explored.

Principles of teaching and learning appropriate for applied instrumental music in brass, woodwinds, strings, guitar, piano, and percussion.

Applied instruction in voice for students enrolled in the Musical Theatre Certificate Program.

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Weekly one-on-one applied music instruction in voice offered for students enrolled in the Musical Theatre Certificate Program.

Required recital for music majors in a musical instrument, voice, or composition.

Independent research topics in any field of music directed by a faculty member.

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Directed independent study.

Provides an overview of technologies essential to professional musicians in the 21st century. Meeting in the MuTec lab, this course offers hands-on instruction in a variety of relevant music software. Coursework is primarily creative projects, with some written examination on fundamentals.

Senior level of practical experience in conducting music therapy sessions with selected clients. Includes more in-depth assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation of weekly music therapy sessions throughout the semester.

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Field…

Continuation of senior level of practical experience in conducting music therapy sessions with selected clients. Includes more in-depth assessment, planning, implementation, and documentation of weekly music therapy sessions throughout the semester.

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In-depth experience of clinical training in a professional setting. Experience in all aspects of music therapy practice in preparation for Board Certification.

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Fieldwork under the continuous, qualified supervision of a licensed music…

Oboe and bassoon players will learn how to create and finish reeds for their instruments. The course will cover the fundamentals of making a blank, exploring different reed scrapes and styles, and focus on detailed finishing techniques.

In New York City, students will attend jazz performances and Broadway shows, tour recording facilities used for soundtracks, attend a seminar on the American Federation of Musicians, learn about union function, spend individual time with working musicians, and keep a small book on experiences to…

Visual and aural skills for entering graduate students in need of remediation.

Music graduates face new challenges in today's professional landscape, including fewer traditional jobs. Students will build relevant skills and tools that emphasize versatility and flexibility to better prepare them for career success in this evolving landscape.

Introduction to the practice and principles of the Alexander Technique, which enables musicians to practice and perform their instrument with less tension and a greater freedom of movement.

Audio techniques, technologies, and critical listening will be applied towards recording, mixing, editing, and mastering live and archived recordings for the UGA HHSOM. Working in a professional studio environment equips students with skills needed to succeed in audio recording, while also…

Students will demonstrate pedagogical application of IPA and diction principles suitable for error detection and correction in a choral or solo vocal teaching setting.

Chromatic harmonic analysis and analytical methods.

The study of counterpoint of the Renaissance, with emphasis on model composition and analysis of the vocal music of Lassus, Josquin, Morley, and Palestrina.

Analysis of form focusing on music from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries.

Electronic music composition techniques, focusing on composing stereo and quadraphonic fixed-media works, music for fixed-media and instrument, and the study of electroacoustic music circa 1948 to today.

The study of counterpoint of the Baroque, with emphasis on model composition and analysis of the keyboard works of J.S. Bach.

An investigation of the extension of contrapuntal techniques based on 20th-century repertory. Classes will focus on practical techniques and repertory, including student discussion and analysis of examined works.

Music from Greek and Roman society to the death of Josquin (c. 1520).

Musical styles and genres from the 16th century through Bach and Handel.
 

Chamber, orchestral, keyboard, and operatic works from the middle and late eighteenth century.
 

Emphasis on the development of song, symphony, chamber music, and opera.
 

Modern trends in music from Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Hindemith, and Bartok to the present.
 

Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in western art music, world cultures, and popular music; gender studies in music.
 

Examination of representative operas of each period in historical context. It analyses the roles played in the creation and production of operas by the patron/audience, librettist, composer, singers, conductor, director, machinist, and (when appropriate) film director.
 

In-depth study of the music of a select culture, area, topic, or genre. Investigates historical aspects, social functions, aesthetic preferences, the musician, musical instruments, structures and forms, performance contexts, and practices.
 

Solo, sonata, and ensemble music composed for winds, brass, strings, piano and harpsichord, organ or voice, dating from the earliest appropriate period to the present.
 

Investigation of a special topic not otherwise covered in the curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from one semester to the next.
 

Investigation of a special topic not otherwise covered in the curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from semester to semester.
 

History, styles, and forms of African music. Investigation of historical, cultural and social aspects, contexts and functions, music structures, instruments, genres, structures and indigenous societies, nation-states, and global industry.
 

History, styles, and forms of African music. Investigation of historical, cultural and social aspects, contexts and functions, music structures, instruments, genres, structures and indigenous societies, nation-states, and global industry.
 

Examination of music videos from the 1980s until the present. Music videos will be treated as texts from which we can glean cultural understanding as well as explore new ways of analyzing aesthetic communication and musical meaning.
 

Examination of music videos from the 1980s until the present. Music videos will be treated as texts from which we can glean cultural understanding as well as explore new ways of analyzing aesthetic communication and musical meaning.
 

Examination of music videos from the 1980s until the present. Music videos will be treated as texts from which we can glean cultural understanding as well as explore new ways of analyzing aesthetic communication and musical meaning.
 

This version of the course will be taught as…

Examination of music videos from the 1980s until the present. Music videos will be treated as texts from which we can glean cultural understanding as well as explore new ways of analyzing aesthetic communication and musical meaning.
 

This version of the course will be taught as…

Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in Western art music, world cultures, and popular music; gender studies in music.
 

Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in Western art music, world cultures, and popular music; gender studies in music.
 

Basic principles and methods of string performance and pedagogy.
 

Basic principles and methods of woodwind performance and pedagogy.
 

Basic principles and methods of brass instrument performance and pedagogy.
 

Basic principles and methods of percussion performance and pedagogy.
 

A survey of art and vernacular music traditions of the United States.
 

Survey of supplementary teaching materials for elementary and intermediate level piano students.
 

Introductory lyric diction course for singers. Fundamentals for singing in English, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet as applied to English classical song. Applied elements included.
 

Fundamentals for singing in Italian, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Applied elements included with special focus on Italian art song and operatic repertoire.
 

Fundamentals for singing in French, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet, rudimentary grammar, translations for musical terms, and words commonly found in song texts. Applied elements included.
 

Fundamentals for singing in German, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Applied elements included with special focus on the Lieder and opera.
 

Methods and field experience for music education majors. Course consists of a survey of effective teaching techniques, research in learning, and materials, including use of technology and multicultural materials.
 

Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that…

Methods and field experience for music education majors with specialization in choral music. Course involves effective teaching techniques, research in teaching/learning, and materials, including technology and multicultural materials.
 

Methods and field experience for instrumental music education majors. Course involves effective teaching techniques, research in teaching/learning, and materials, including technology and multicultural materials.
 

Concentration on choral literature for men's voices from all periods of music history, including sacred, secular, folk, and popular music.
 

Concentration on choral literature for women's voices from all periods of music history, including sacred, secular, folk, and popular music.
 

Performance of traditional and contemporary black gospel, spiritual, and popular music.
 

Designed to give students an opportunity to participate in a symphonic ensemble.
 

Rehearsal setting. Open to undergraduate and graduate non-music majors. Music majors and minors may enroll with permission of the instructor. No audition required for string players; audition required…

Performance of orchestral literature of various styles and genres.
 

Orchestral ensemble open to music majors and non-majors. Audition required for all players. Ensemble will perform standard orchestral repertoire and accompany opera productions as appropriate.
 

Performance of choral literature for mixed voices from all periods of music history, including sacred, secular, folk, and popular music.
 

This is a performance course open to all guitar majors. Designed to give guitar students experience performing in a large conducted ensemble. Repertoire includes music from a variety of stylistic periods. Open to non-majors; requires ability to read standard notation and a classical guitar. One…

Performance of choral literature for mixed voices from all periods of music history, including sacred, secular, folk, and popular music.
 

Advanced level big band. This ensemble is made up of traditional instrumentation of saxophones, trombones, trumpets, piano, bass, drums, and guitar. This ensemble performs a difficult level of music from a variety of jazz styles, including swing, be-bop, Latin jazz, and contemporary.
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Aural identification of factual stylistic knowledge of the major works, stylistic trends, and performance practices in twentieth-century jazz. Awareness of the major composers and geographical areas of influence in jazz from the late nineteenth century to the present. Development of a vocabulary…

The study of chords and corresponding scales and how they are used in jazz context. Students will practice the skill of creating melodies on all chord/scales qualities. Students will study a variety of song forms used in the jazz style, 12-bar major blues, 12-bar minor blues, 32-AABA song form.…

Introductory level jazz big band. Instrumentation is saxophones, trombones, trumpets, plus rhythm section, including piano, bass, drums, and guitar. This ensemble rehearses music from all eras of big band jazz from Duke Ellington through contemporary composers. Students are accepted by audition…

Introduction to 12-bar blues form and rhythm changes. Compositional styles from Louis Armstrong, the Swing Era, Be-bop, and modern jazz will be studied and performed. The concept of rhythm in each of these styles will be studied.
 

Study of jazz theory with in-depth analysis of chord/scale relationships based on standard period compositions. Study of performance and compositional styles.
 

Weekly one-on-one jazz lessons on a major or secondary-applied instrument or voice.

Directed chamber music experiences in variable instrumental and vocal catagories (percussion, clarinet, trombone, etc.).

 

The study and performance of jazz improvisation styles from the 1930's to the present through listening, analysis, practical application (applied study), and performance.
 

Performance of post-1950 literature and commissioned works for small and large ensembles. Guided rehearsal time is limited. Major 20th- and 21st-century work will be presented each fall semester. The spring semester is a "lab" environment for composers, performers, and conductors as each…

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the senior year.
 

Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.
 

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the senior year.
 

Weekly instruction in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.
 

Applied instruction for music majors in composition for the senior year.
 

Weekly instruction in composition, both one-on-one and in seminar.
 

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the senior year and performance of a senior recital.
 

Weekly instruction and recital preparation in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.
 

Applied instruction for music majors in a musical instrument or voice for the senior year and performance of a senior recital.
 

Weekly instruction and recital preparation in a major or secondary applied instrument or voice, both one-on-one and in seminar.
 

Applied instruction for music majors in composition for the senior year and performance of a senior recital.
 

Weekly instruction and recital preparation in composition, both one-on-one and in seminar.
 

Performance of early music through the Baroque.
 

Ensemble performance of a wide variety of music and movement designed for athletic and other University events.
 

An ensemble open to all University students interested in performing a wide variety of quality band literature.
 

A concert band open to all students who have had significant previous experience in instrumental music.
 

Performance of a wide variety of original compositions and transcriptions written for band.
 

Performance of new and standard wind compositions with concentration on advanced scores.
 

Performance of large ensemble and chamber compositions with concentration on advanced scores and contemporary repertoire. Professional level experience.
 

Delves deeply into the standard orchestral repertoire most commonly seen at percussion and timpani auditions, thus exposing students to a study of the orchestral literature in a deep and thorough manner. Students will be expected to study and familiarize themselves with the works prior to each…

Study and performance of operatic literature including, as appropriate, large fully-staged works, one-act operas, and concert presentations of arias, duets, and ensembles.
 

Audition required. Previous stage experience desirable, but not required. This is a performance group that…

Designed for students assigned to major roles in opera productions. Includes general principles of opera production, as well as coaching in singing and acting appropriate to the selected production.
 

Performance of African music, including styles, techniques, and movement in instrumental and vocal music. Repertoire for study and performance drawn from various regions and cultures on a rotating basis.
 

Performance of African music, including styles, techniques, and movement in instrumental and vocal music. Repertoire for study and performance drawn from various regions and cultures on a rotating basis.
 

An ensemble performing folk, classical, and contemporary music of China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, or India.
 

An ensemble performing folk, classical, nationalistic, and contemporary music of the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean region.
 

Chamber orchestra for strings. Preparation and performance of chamber music from the Baroque period to the present.
 

Two group rehearsals in typical performing ensemble format for a total of six hours per week, culminating in one or two public performances per semester.
 

Orchestra created specifically for presentation of UGA opera. Preparation and performance of operatic literature.

 

Group rehearsals in typical performing ensemble format, culminating in one or two public performances of the opera.

Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.

This course belongs to…

Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.

These courses belong…

Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.

These courses belong…

Independent research in music carried out under the direction of an area faculty member.

 

Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or…

The Steel Pan Ensemble provides students with the opportunity not only to study the traditional music of Trinidad, but also to experience this music through performance. Students will also learn about the history and evolution of the steel pan.
 

Performance of works in a variety of styles from swing to modern jazz in a small group setting.
 

This is a performance group that requires additional rehearsal time to function. The additional time will account for what would ordinarily be homework in regular courses. This format…

Literature, techniques, and methodologies for teaching children music in a diverse society; a study of children's musical development.
 

Musical development of children from birth through age eight years emphasizing auditory perception, auditory discrimination, responses of children to music, modes of learning music, and children's acquisition of musical performance skills, and understandings.
 

Programming and testing CAI music lessons.
 

Preparation and performance of standard orchestral audition repertoire excerpts for violin, as well as mock audition experience. Students are expected to familiarize and prepare the assigned repertoire prior to each meeting.
 

Practicum.
 

Repertory Singers is a small choral ensemble geared to provide a real-world, laboratory, and recital conducting experience for graduate conducting students, while offering the singers in the ensemble unique insights into conducting gesture, rehearsal techniques, group motivational dynamics, and…

Methods and techniques for organizing and training marching bands; planning music, drills, formations, and shows.
 

Choral and instrumental conducting methods and techniques with application in laboratory situations.
 

Choral music, including multicultural materials, suitable for all levels and voices.
 

This course will be taught 95% or more online.
 

Music as human behavior and its uses as therapeutic intervention with various populations.
 

Acoustical and psychological aspects of music with emphasis upon problems of perception, experimental aesthetics, musical function, measurement and diagnosis of musical ability.
 

Physiological effects of music, the relation of music to health, and the place of music in the habilitative and rehabilitative process.
 

Practical application of music therapy in an assigned clinic, along with seminars to analyze effectiveness, in-depth interactions, intervention strategies, and accountability measures.
 

Skill development in voice and on social instruments for use in the therapeutic treatment of various age groups. Includes improvisation, transposition, and self-accompanied performance of a variety of repertoire.
 

Trends in special education, characteristics and needs of those classified as exceptional, curriculum development, and intervention strategies. Mainstreamed and self-contained settings will be discussed.
 

Electronic music composition techniques, focusing on interactive systems, live electronic music, and multimedia applications, and current trends in music utilizing interactive technologies. Semester also includes recording studio workshops.
 

Required recital for music majors in a musical instrument, voice, or composition, normally taken during the first or second semester of the senior year.
 

Credit varies according to degree program, reflective of difficulty of literature and level of performance expectations.…

Independent research topics directed by a faculty member at the masters level.

Current trends and issues in music education, the historical and social foundations of American music education, music education bibliography, and the role of research in music education.

Current trends and issues in music education, the historical and social foundations of American music education, music education bibliography, and the role of research in music education.

Oboe and bassoon players will learn how to create and finish reeds for their instruments. The course will cover the fundamentals of making a blank, exploring different reed scrapes and styles, and focus on detailed finishing techniques.

In New York City, students will attend jazz performances and Broadway shows, tour recording facilities used for soundtracks, attend a seminar on the American Federation of Musicians, learn about union function, spend individual time with working musicians, and keep a small book on experiences to…

Music graduates face new challenges in today's professional landscape, including fewer traditional jobs. Students will build relevant skills and tools that emphasize versatility and flexibility to better prepare them for career success in this evolving landscape.

Introduction to the practice and principles of the Alexander Technique, which enables musicians to practice and perform their instrument with less tension and a greater freedom of movement.

Audio techniques, technologies, and critical listening will be applied towards recording, mixing, editing, and mastering live and archived recordings for the UGA HHSOM. Working in a professional studio environment equips students with skills needed to succeed in audio recording, while also…

Students will demonstrate pedagogical application of IPA and diction principles suitable for error detection and correction in a choral or solo vocal teaching setting.

Chromatic harmonic analysis and analytical methods.

The study of counterpoint of the Renaissance, with emphasis on model composition and analysis of the vocal music of Lassus, Josquin, Morley, and Palestrina.

Analysis of form focusing on music from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries.

Electronic music composition techniques, focusing on composing stereo and quadraphonic fixed-media works, music for fixed-media and instrument, and the study of electroacoustic music circa 1948 to today.

The study of counterpoint of the Baroque, with emphasis on model composition and analysis of the keyboard works of J.S. Bach.

An investigation of the extension of contrapuntal techniques based on 20th-century repertory. Classes will focus on practical techniques and repertory, including student discussion and analysis of examined works.

Focusing on repertoire from 1685 to 1900, this course will both reinforce and deepen students' understanding of the principles that govern tonal music. Begins with a review of fundamental concepts and proceeds to a study of species counterpoint, diatonic harmony, chromatic harmony, small-scale…

Focusing on repertoire from 1685 to 1900, this course will both reinforce and deepen students' understanding of the principles that govern tonal music. Begins with a review of fundamental concepts and proceeds to a study of species counterpoint, diatonic harmony, chromatic harmony, small-scale…

Prepares students to teach topics that are typically described as “music theory” to pre-college students. Such topics include several different areas of musicianship — most notably fundamentals, harmony and voice leading, sight singing, dictation, and analysis.

A study of form, tonal structure, and linear (Schenkerian) analysis, with focus on the repertory of 1700-1850. Includes analyses of selected compositions and review of pertinent literature in the field.

Study of chromaticism and post-tonal analysis, with focus on repertory from 1800 to the present, particulary 1850-1920. Includes analyses of selected compositions and review of pertinent literature in the field.

Music from Greek and Roman society to the death of Josquin (c. 1520).

Musical styles and genres from the 16th century through Bach and Handel.
 

Chamber, orchestral, keyboard, and operatic works from the middle and late eighteenth century.
 

Emphasis on the development of song, symphony, chamber music, and opera.
 

Modern trends in music from Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Hindemith, and Bartok to the present.
 

Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in western art music, world cultures, and popular music; gender studies in music.
 

Examination of representative operas of each period in historical context. It analyses the roles played in the creation and production of operas by the patron/audience, librettist, composer, singers, conductor, director, machinist, and (when appropriate) film director.
 

In-depth study of the music of a select culture, area, topic, or genre. Investigates historical aspects, social functions, aesthetic preferences, the musician, musical instruments, structures and forms, performance contexts, and practices.
 

Solo, sonata, and ensemble music composed for winds, brass, strings, piano and harpsichord, organ or voice, dating from the earliest appropriate period to the present.
 

Investigation of a special topic not otherwise covered in the curriculum. Topics and instructors vary from one semester to the next.
 

Western music literature, styles, genres, and composers from the Medieval period to the present day.

Western music literature, styles, genres, and composers from the medieval period to the present day.

History, styles, and forms of African music. Investigation of historical, cultural and social aspects, contexts and functions, music structures, instruments, genres, structures and indigenous societies, nation-states, and global industry.
 

History, styles, and forms of African music. Investigation of historical, cultural and social aspects, contexts and functions, music structures, instruments, genres, structures and indigenous societies, nation-states, and global industry.
 

Library research, documentation, and writing.

Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in Western art music, world cultures, and popular music; gender studies in music.
 

Roles of women in music, including the history of women musicians in Western art music, world cultures, and popular music; gender studies in music.
 

Basic principles and methods of string performance and pedagogy.
 

Basic principles and methods of woodwind performance and pedagogy.
 

Basic principles and methods of brass instrument performance and pedagogy.
 

Basic principles and methods of percussion performance and pedagogy.
 

A survey of art and vernacular music traditions of the United States.
 

Introductory lyric diction course for singers. Fundamentals for singing in English, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet as applied to English classical song. Applied elements included.
 

Fundamentals for singing in Italian, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Applied elements included with special focus on Italian art song and operatic repertoire.
 

Fundamentals for singing in French, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet, rudimentary grammar, translations for musical terms, and words commonly found in song texts. Applied elements included.
 

Fundamentals for singing in German, including symbols and sounds of the International Phonetic Alphabet. Applied elements included with special focus on the Lieder and opera.
 

Methods and field experience for music education majors. Course consists of a survey of effective teaching techniques, research in learning, and materials, including use of technology and multicultural materials.
 

Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that…

Methods and field experience for music education majors with specialization in choral music. Course involves effective teaching techniques, research in teaching/learning, and materials, including technology and multicultural materials.
 

Methods and field experience for instrumental music education majors. Course involves effective teaching techniques, research in teaching/learning, and materials, including technology and multicultural materials.
 

Performance of traditional and contemporary black gospel, spiritual, and popular music.
 

Designed to give students an opportunity to participate in a symphonic ensemble.
 

Rehearsal setting. Open to undergraduate and graduate non-music majors. Music majors and minors may enroll with permission of the instructor. No audition required for string players; audition required…

Performance of orchestral literature of various styles and genres.
 

Orchestral ensemble open to music majors and non-majors. Audition required for all players. Ensemble will perform standard orchestral repertoire and accompany opera productions as appropriate.
 

Performance of choral literature for mixed voices from all periods of music history, including sacred, secular, folk, and popular music.
 

This is a performance course open to all guitar majors. Designed to give guitar students experience performing in a large conducted ensemble. Repertoire includes music from a variety of stylistic periods. Open to non-majors; requires ability to read standard notation and a classical guitar. One…

Performance of choral literature for mixed voices from all periods of music history, including sacred, secular, folk, and popular music.
 

Advanced level big band. This ensemble is made up of traditional instrumentation of saxophones, trombones, trumpets, piano, bass, drums, and guitar. This ensemble performs a difficult level of music from a variety of jazz styles, including swing, be-bop, Latin jazz, and contemporary.
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Aural identification of factual stylistic knowledge of the major works, stylistic trends, and performance practices in twentieth-century jazz. Awareness of the major composers and geographical areas of influence in jazz from the late nineteenth century to the present. Development of a vocabulary…

The study of chords and corresponding scales and how they are used in jazz context. Students will practice the skill of creating melodies on all chord/scales qualities. Students will study a variety of song forms used in the jazz style, 12-bar major blues, 12-bar minor blues, 32-AABA song form.…

Introductory level jazz big band. Instrumentation is saxophones, trombones, trumpets, plus rhythm section, including piano, bass, drums, and guitar. This ensemble rehearses music from all eras of big band jazz from Duke Ellington through contemporary composers. Students are accepted by audition…

Introduction to 12-bar blues form and rhythm changes. Compositional styles from Louis Armstrong, the Swing Era, Be-bop, and modern jazz will be studied and performed. The concept of rhythm in each of these styles will be studied.
 

Study of jazz theory with in-depth analysis of chord/scale relationships based on standard period compositions. Study of performance and compositional styles.
 

Weekly one-on-one jazz lessons on a major or secondary-applied instrument or voice.

Directed chamber music experiences in variable instrumental and vocal catagories (percussion, clarinet, trombone, etc.).

 

The study and performance of jazz improvisation styles from the 1930's to the present through listening, analysis, practical application (applied study), and performance.
 

Performance of post-1950 literature and commissioned works for small and large ensembles. Guided rehearsal time is limited. Major 20th- and 21st-century work will be presented each fall semester. The spring semester is a "lab" environment for composers, performers, and conductors as each…

Performance of early music through the Baroque.
 

Ensemble performance of a wide variety of music and movement designed for athletic and other University events.
 

Performance of a wide variety of original compositions and transcriptions written for band.
 

Performance of new and standard wind compositions with concentration on advanced scores.
 

Performance of large ensemble and chamber compositions with concentration on advanced scores and contemporary repertoire. Professional level experience.
 

Delves deeply into the standard orchestral repertoire most commonly seen at percussion and timpani auditions, thus exposing students to a study of the orchestral literature in a deep and thorough manner. Students will be expected to study and familiarize themselves with the works prior to each…

Study and performance of operatic literature including, as appropriate, large fully-staged works, one-act operas, and concert presentations of arias, duets, and ensembles.
 

Audition required. Previous stage experience desirable, but not required. This is a performance group that…

Designed for students assigned to major roles in opera productions. Includes general principles of opera production, as well as coaching in singing and acting appropriate to the selected production.
 

Performance of African music, including styles, techniques, and movement in instrumental and vocal music. Repertoire for study and performance drawn from various regions and cultures on a rotating basis.
 

Performance of African music, including styles, techniques, and movement in instrumental and vocal music. Repertoire for study and performance drawn from various regions and cultures on a rotating basis.
 

An ensemble performing folk, classical, and contemporary music of China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, or India.
 

An ensemble performing folk, classical, nationalistic, and contemporary music of the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean region.
 

Chamber orchestra for strings. Preparation and performance of chamber music from the Baroque period to the present.
 

Two group rehearsals in typical performing ensemble format for a total of six hours per week, culminating in one or two public performances per semester.
 

Orchestra created specifically for presentation of UGA opera. Preparation and performance of operatic literature.

 

Group rehearsals in typical performing ensemble format, culminating in one or two public performances of the opera.

Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.

Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.

The Steel Pan Ensemble provides students with the opportunity not only to study the traditional music of Trinidad, but also to experience this music through performance. Students will also learn about the history and evolution of the steel pan.
 

Basic concepts, types, and techniques of research as they apply to music education. Students plan and conduct individual research projects.

Basic concepts, types, and techniques of research as they apply to music education. Students plan and conduct individual research projects.

Performance of works in a variety of styles from swing to modern jazz in a small group setting.
 

This is a performance group that requires additional rehearsal time to function. The additional time will account for what would ordinarily be homework in regular courses. This format…

Literature, techniques, and methodologies for teaching children music in a diverse society; a study of children's musical development.
 

Musical development of children from birth through age eight years emphasizing auditory perception, auditory discrimination, responses of children to music, modes of learning music, and children's acquisition of musical performance skills, and understandings.
 

Programming and testing CAI music lessons.
 

Preparation and performance of standard orchestral audition repertoire excerpts for violin, as well as mock audition experience. Students are expected to familiarize and prepare the assigned repertoire prior to each meeting.
 

Practicum.
 

Repertory Singers is a small choral ensemble geared to provide a real-world, laboratory, and recital conducting experience for graduate conducting students, while offering the singers in the ensemble unique insights into conducting gesture, rehearsal techniques, group motivational dynamics, and…

Methods and techniques for organizing and training marching bands; planning music, drills, formations, and shows.
 

Choral and instrumental conducting methods and techniques with application in laboratory situations.
 

Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.

Philosophy, design, implementation, and supervision of curriculum for music programs in the public schools.

Philosophy, design, implementation, and supervision of curriculum for music programs in the public schools.

Choral music, including multicultural materials, suitable for all levels and voices.
 

This course will be taught 95% or more online.
 

Instrumental music, including multicultural materials, suitable for all levels of instruction for band, orchestra, and chamber music.

Music as human behavior and its uses as therapeutic intervention with various populations.
 

Acoustical and psychological aspects of music with emphasis upon problems of perception, experimental aesthetics, musical function, measurement and diagnosis of musical ability.
 

Physiological effects of music, the relation of music to health, and the place of music in the habilitative and rehabilitative process.
 

Practical application of music therapy in an assigned clinic, along with seminars to analyze effectiveness, in-depth interactions, intervention strategies, and accountability measures.
 

Skill development in voice and on social instruments for use in the therapeutic treatment of various age groups. Includes improvisation, transposition, and self-accompanied performance of a variety of repertoire.
 

Trends in special education, characteristics and needs of those classified as exceptional, curriculum development, and intervention strategies. Mainstreamed and self-contained settings will be discussed.
 

Presents structure and function of the singing mechanism, current research in physical development, maturation, learning and skill acquisition and their application to vocal instruction in group and individual settings; research and class presentation utilizing electronic media; and service-…

Vocal instruction from primary and secondary resources, examination of methods and materials relevant to group and individual settings; research and class presentations. Students enrolled in this course are recommended to obtain membership in professional organizations (MTNA, NATS, NAfME).MUSI…

Learning theories, methodologies, and materials.

Repertoire, motivation, and related issues of personalities/learning styles.

Observational field experience in off-campus private piano teaching studios.

The following options are available for the Final Project in Piano Pedagogy: written document, public lecture, lecture recital, or workshop. The Final Project is under the direction of the major professor.

Supervised experience in P-adult instruction in school and community-based educational settings. Includes a weekly seminar and participation in service projects. Seminars include discussions with local educators and UGA faculty on current topics in vocal instruction. Students are encouraged to…

An overview of teaching practices, theories, research, and ideas relating to the instruction of music in a variety of settings. Open to all graduate music majors, this course will include coverage of studio teaching as well as group and class instruction.

This service-learning, practicum-based course will provide supervised teaching experience in public school and/or community musical settings. The course will emphasize practical teaching skills, including lesson planning, sequencing, communication, motivation, and assessment. Seminar discussions…

Electronic music composition techniques, focusing on interactive systems, live electronic music, and multimedia applications, and current trends in music utilizing interactive technologies. Semester also includes recording studio workshops.
 

One-hour weekly lessons in a major or secondary applied instrument, voice, or composition for two and three credit hour students; thirty minute lessons for one credit hour students. Credit hours vary according to degree program and reflect differing performance expectations and literature…

A study of piano accompanying repertoire (instrumental duo, concerto, art song, opera) through the lens of essential skills for the aspiring collaborative pianist. The repertoire for a specific elective under the umbrella of this course may be limited to either vocal or instrumental repertoire…

Solo or chamber recital in partial fulfillment of requirements for masters degrees.

Preparation and presentation of masters conducting recital.

Under guidance from the major professor, a graduate performance major will design and execute a performance project, thinking beyond the traditional recital format. Examples include (but are not limited to) a recital tour, national audition, commissioning project, or cross-disciplinary project…

Under guidance from the major professor, a graduate performance major will design and execute a performance project, thinking beyond the traditional recital format. Examples include (but are not limited to) a recital tour, national audition, commissioning project, or cross-disciplinary project…

Under guidance from the major professor, a graduate performance major will design and execute a performance project, thinking beyond the traditional recital format. Examples include (but are not limited to) a recital tour, national audition, commissioning project, or cross-disciplinary project…

Under guidance from the major professor, a graduate performance major will design and execute a performance project, thinking beyond the traditional recital format. Examples include (but are not limited to) a recital tour, national audition, commissioning project, or cross-disciplinary project…

Under guidance from the major professor, a graduate performance major will design and execute a performance project, thinking beyond the traditional recital format. Examples include (but are not limited to) a recital tour, national audition, commissioning project, or cross-disciplinary project…

Under guidance from the major professor, a graduate performance major will design and execute a performance project, thinking beyond the traditional recital format. Examples include (but are not limited to) a recital tour, national audition, commissioning project, or cross-disciplinary project…

Supervised professional work experience with an educational institution, musical organization, or arts agency.

Independent research topics directed by a faculty member at the doctoral level.

Students plan and conduct group and individual projects.

Score preparation and study with emphasis on the conductor's point of view. Literature will be chosen from Medieval through Baroque periods.

Score preparation and study with emphasis on the conductor's point of view. Literature will be chosen from the Classic period to the present.

History and development of music in higher education in the United States and the mission, function, and operation of music units within a college or university setting.

Basic principles and current thought in music education.

Basic principles and current thought in music education.

Principles and practices of music instruction, including learning theory, curriculum design, and systems of evaluation.

Chromatic tonal theory and analysis. Late and post-romantic composers (Wagner, Mahler, Strauss, and Schoenberg) involving current applications of typical harmonic and Schenkerian graphic analysis.

Analytical methods and models for modern and contemporary music. The primary foci for the course will be pitch-class set analysis, twelve-tone theory, and more recent theories.

Changing series of topics, including pedagogy of music theory.

Keyboard music of selected composers, single genres, or specific national schools.

Changing topics, such as individual composers, music notation, and special research areas.

Research seminar in musicology; topics based upon current trends in musicological research.

Issues, scholars, musicians, current trends, problems, and theoretical concerns in ethnomusicology.

A history of the literature and schools of thought in ethnomusicology from the beginnings of the discipline to the end of the 20th century.

One-hour weekly lessons in a major or secondary applied instrument, voice, or composition for two and three credit hour students; thirty minute lessons for one credit hour students. Credit hours vary according to degree program and reflect differing performance expectations and literature…

Solo, chamber, or lecture recital in partial fulfillment of requirements for the doctoral degree.

Preparation and presentation of doctoral conducting recital.

Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.

Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.

Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.

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