Music

Code Course Description
MUSC 1101

Materials of Music I

The study of the materials of tonal music from rudiments to the basics of harmony. Minimal musical experience and reading ability are required. Open to all students, but priority will be given to full-time Basic Musicianship Program students. Course content includes all the components of the theory assessment for placement into MUSC 1110.

MUSC 1102

Basic Theory I

An introduction to the rudiments of music theory. No previous knowledge of music is required. Open to all students, but priority will be given to full-time Basic Musicianship Program students.

MUSC 1103

Basic Aural & Sight Singing Skills I

Students will learn basic skills for musicianship/sight-singing, aural and rhythmic training. Open to all students, but priority will be given to full-time certificate students.
Offered: Fall

MUSC 1104

Aural & Sight Singing Skills I

Students will learn skills required in the hearing and sight singing of rudimentary elements in music, simple diatonic melodies and rhythms.
Offered: Fall

MUSC 1106

Introductory Class Piano I

This course is a progressive introduction to piano playing for students with no previous experience. It includes technique, keyboard harmony, sight reading, transposition, and the playing of appropriate repertoire.

MUSC 1110

Theory Of Tonal Music I

First part of a comprehensive study of the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic and formal elements of tonal music. Review of rudiments; study of basic diatonic chord progressions; analysis of small structural units.

MUSC 1113

Introduction to Composition I

Introduction to Composition I focuses on the fundamentals of composition. It is designed to enhance students’
understanding and development of compositional systems, processes and techniques through written exercises and assignments.

MUSC 1114

Contemporary Instrumental Improvisation I

This course deals with the study and application of the rhythmic and harmonic language of jazz and related contemporary music, with a focus on solo improvisation.

Through class participation, students will develop technical and aural ability through the study of the blues, modes and selected II-V-I progressions.

Students may participate on either their primary or secondary instrument. Drummers will play either a mallet instrument (vibraphone) or percussion in addition to drums.

As this course is designed for the beginner or novice jazz soloist, no previous experience in jazz improvisation is required.

MUSC 1115

Ear Training & Sight Singing I

This course develops aural and sight singing skills with a focus on the basic melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic elements of diatonic tonal music.

MUSC 1116

Class Piano I

An introductory keyboard course for students with little or no previous keyboard experience. The course includes development of basic finger technique thorough keyboard orientation, elementary harmony exercises, sight reading and repertoire.

MUSC 1120

History of Western Music I: Introduction

This course provides a foundation for further studies in the history of music. The nature of music and its role in culture and society are explored in a variety of contexts. The focus on western art music is extended to include jazz, popular, and world music. The course develops a vocabulary for writing about music as well as basic music listening and research skills. The ability to read musical notation is essential.

MUSC 1121

Listening in Context I

This course takes a wide stylistic and chronological approach to active listening, with an emphasis on Western art music from the Middle Ages to the Romantic period. Music will be discussed in relation to arts and culture, as well as to relevant aspects of history, geography, belief systems, politics, society, economics, and technology. Students will occasionally work with scores, but listening skills will be emphasized.

MUSC 1130

Concert Band I

Through rehearsals and performances, students will study ensemble skills such as intonation, blend, and technical facility. Emphasis will be placed on developing rhythmic accuracy and sight reading skills. In addition, the proper phrasing and interpretation of various styles of concert band music will be studied.

MUSC 1134

Chamber Ensemble I

This course provides an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform together under the guidance of the music faculty. Students will be placed into ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation, and will rehearse on their own as well as receiving instruction. All ensembles will perform in department recitals and concerts.
Open to all BMus students.

MUSC 1135

Beginning Instrumental Ensemble I

Through the rehearsal and performance of appropriate music, this course will introduce the basic skills of ensemble playing, including balance, proper technique, phrasing, and dynamics. Special emphasis will be placed on technical development and reading skills.

MUSC 1136

MIDI Ensemble I

Designed primarily for students in the Music Technology Diploma Program, this course provides an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform together using MIDI and electronic based instruments under the guidance of the music faculty. Students will be placed into ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation, and will rehearse on their own as well as receiving instruction. All ensembles will perform in department recitals and concerts.

MUSC 1137

Jazz Ensemble I

Through rehearsals and performances, this course will cover jazz, rock, Latin and popular music. Emphasis will be placed on jazz improvisation and the interpretation of various styles of big band music. For players of trumpet, trombone, saxophone or rhythm section instruments.

MUSC 1140

Chorus I

A large mixed choir that rehearses and performs standard classical choral repertoire from all historical periods. Emphasis is placed on proper vocal technique, ensemble skills, and musical style. The group performs at least once per semester.

MUSC 1141

Beginning Choral Ensemble I

Through the performance of appropriate music, the student will learn the basic skills of ensemble singing, including vocal production, unison and part singing.

MUSC 1144

Chorale I

A select mixed choir that rehearses and performs standard classical choral repertoire from all historical periods. Emphasis is placed on proper vocal technique, ensemble skills, and musical style. The group performs at least once per semester.

MUSC 1145

Beginning Choral Ensemble I

Through the performance of appropriate music, this course will cover the basic skills of ensemble singing, including vocal production, unison and part singing.

MUSC 1150

Studio Instruction - Performance (1hr) I

For Performance students, private and group instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique. For Composition students, the development of the student’s compositional voice will be guided on an individual basis and in groups.

MUSC 1151

Private Lessons (Secondary) I

Students will receive individual instruction in voice, on an instrument, or in composition. Performance lessons include repertoire, technical requirements, sight reading, and other skills. In composition lessons, the development of the student’s skills will be guided on an individual basis.

MUSC 1152

Studio Instruction - General (1-hr) I

For students studying an instrument or voice: Private and group instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique.
For students studying composition: The development of the student’s compositional voice will be guided on an individual basis.

MUSC 1153

Studio Instruction - General (1/2-hr) I

For students studying an instrument or voice: Private and group instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique.
For students studying composition: The development of the student’s compositional voice will be guided on an individual basis.

MUSC 1155

Individual Lesson - Basic (1hr - piano) I

Private instruction on the interpretation and performance of intermediate piano repertoire and technique.

MUSC 1156

Individual Lesson - Basic (1/2 hr) I

Private instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique.

MUSC 1157

Keyboard Accompanying

The keyboard player who is accompanying a singer or solo instrumentalist is given instruction in ensemble rehearsal techniques. The course will foster the importance of communication and musical understanding between performers.

MUSC 1160

Introductory Class Piano I

A progressive study of learning to play the piano for students who possess no previous experience. The course includes technique, keyboard harmony, sight reading, transposition, and the playing of appropriate repertoire.

MUSC 1162

Keyboard Harmony I

In this course, the student will learn basic keyboard harmony skills including harmonization of melodies, figured bass, transposition, improvising, score reading and simple accompanying.

MUSC 1163

Class Brass

Students will receive instruction on the trumpet, trombone, French horn, euphonium and tuba, in preparation for effective teaching of instrumental music. Those interested in composition or simply wanting to expand their knowledge of brass instrument theory and playing techniques will also find this course useful.

MUSC 1164

Class Percussion

Students will receive instruction on snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, timpani, drum set, mallet and Latin American rhythm instruments in preparation for effective teaching of instrumental music. Maintenance, adjustment and notation of the above instruments will be covered.

MUSC 1165

Class Woodwinds I

Students will receive instruction on the flute and clarinet woodwind families of instruments in preparation for effective teaching of instrumental music. Those interested in composition or simply wanting to expand their knowledge of woodwind instrument theory and playing techniques will also find this course useful.

MUSC 1166

Class Voice I

This course covers the concepts and components of beginning singing, basic vocal anatomy and terminology. Through singing performance, students will gain an understanding of interpretation, musicianship and healthy vocal technique.

MUSC 1170

Audio Recording Techniques

Through lecture/demonstrations, lab and studio work, students will learn to record and mix audio in a project studio environment. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the underlying concepts and theory of digital audio recording. Students will also begin to work with a large format recording console in a professional recording studio. Using both hardware and Pro Tools software, students will produce several recorded tracks. Students will be given the opportunity to earn their Avid Pro Tools 101 certification at the end of the course.

MUSC 1171

Sequencing and Synthesis I

Through lecture/demonstrations and hands-on studio work, students will learn to produce music using sequencers and synthesizers. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the underlying concepts and theory of digital sequencing and synthesis. Using current music software and virtual instruments, students will produce several original works.

MUSC 1172

Professional Score Production

Through lecture/demonstrations and hands-on lab work students will create professional musical scores and parts. Topics include score and part formats, data entry, notated and graphic representations, proofing, playback, part extraction, instructions and diagrams, score aesthetics, publisher formats, and binding and presentation.

MUSC 1173

Studio Setup and Maintenance I

Through lectures, demonstrations and hands-on studio work, students learn concepts in designing, setting up and maintaining a project recording studio. Topics include room acoustics and treatment, equipment choice and installation, wiring, and basic maintenance.

MUSC 1176

Applied Popular Theory I

This course will introduce the student to a variety of concepts and practices, theoretical and applied, commonly found in many styles of popular music. The course will focus on popular music up to the mid-1960s. Exercises and assignments will include composing in a variety of styles and formats.

MUSC 1177

Fusion Band I

Designed primarily for students in the Music Technology Diploma Program, this course provides an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform together using MIDI and electronic instruments under the guidance of the music faculty. Students will be placed into ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation, and will rehearse on their own as well as receiving instruction. All ensembles will perform in department recitals and concerts.

MUSC 1182

Introduction to Music Technology

An introduction to the computer music experience. Through lecture/demonstrations and hands-on lab work students will learn the fundamental theories and techniques of contemporary music technology. Using industry standard Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software, students will learn the basics of digital music production, for composing and arranging in the project studio environment.

No prior experience with computers or music technology is assumed.

MUSC 1184

Percussion Ensemble I

Students will study and perform repertoire for percussion instruments of both definite and indefinite pitch. They will also study selected rhythmic systems of music cultures such as African, Brazilian and Cuban drumming. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 1185

Guitar Ensemble I

An ensemble class for guitarists who will rehearse and perform appropriate repertoire from two to four parts. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 1186

Popular Guitar and Voice Basics I

In this course, students will develop their ability to sing and play the guitar simultaneously. Emphasis will be on using healthy playing and vocal technique, developing musicianship skills, and building a collection of repertoire.

MUSC 1187

Percussion Ensemble I

Students will study and perform repertoire for percussion instruments of both definite and indefinite pitch. They will also study selected rhythmic systems of music cultures such as African, Brazilian and Cuban drumming. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 1188

Guitar Ensemble I

An ensemble class for guitarists who will rehearse and perform appropriate classical repertoire from two to four parts. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 1201

Materials of Music II

Continuation of the study of the materials of tonal music. Comprehensive analysis of short pieces in a variety of classical and popular forms. Introduction to aspects of song writing.

MUSC 1202

Basic Theory II

Continuation of the study of musical rudiments with an introduction to harmony, form and the basics of song-writing. Course content includes all the components of the theory assessment for placement into MUSC 1110.

MUSC 1203

Basic Aural & Sight Singing Skills II

Students will continue to develop aural skills, sight singing skills and rhythmic training.

MUSC 1204

Aural & Sight Singing Skills II

Students will continue to develop skills required in the hearing and sight singing of musical elements, melodies and rhythms.

MUSC 1206

Introductory Class Piano II

This course further develops the introductory keyboard skills introduced in MUSC 1106. It includes technique, keyboard harmony, sight reading, transposition, and the playing of appropriate repertoire.

MUSC 1210

Theory of Tonal Music II

Continuation of the study of tonal harmony with emphasis on more complex diatonic chord progressions, tonicization and modulation. Analysis of binary and ternary forms.

MUSC 1213

Introduction to Composition II

Introduction to Composition II continues the material and objectives of MUSC 1113. The course is designed to further the development of students’ understanding of and facility in compositional systems, processes and techniques through written exercises and assignments.

MUSC 1214

Contemporary Instrumental Improvisation II

This course deals with the further study and application of the rhythmic and harmonic language of jazz and related contemporary music, with a focus on solo improvisation.

Through class participation, students will develop their technical and aural ability beyond the blues, modes and basic chord/scale theory to include 32 bar song form (standards).

Students may participate on either their primary or secondary instrument. Drummers will play either a mallet instrument (vibraphone) or percussion in addition to drums.

This course is the continuation of MUSC 1114 Contemporary Instrumental Improvisation I, and some limited experience in improvisation is expected.

MUSC 1215

Ear Training & Sight Singing II

This course provides further development of aural and sight singing skills with a focus on more complex melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic elements of diatonic tonal music.

MUSC 1216

Class Piano II

This course further develops the keyboard skills introduced in MUSC 1116. It includes more progressive technical material, chord progressions using basic diatonic chords in various keys, harmonization of simple melodies, sight reading and repertoire.

MUSC 1220

History of Western Music II: Classic/Romantic

This course explores western art music as cultural expression in Europe and the Americas from 1750 to 1900. Concepts and techniques of Classicism and Romanticism are studied in relation to selected works in representative genres. Critical thinking about music and active listening to music are emphasized. Competent research and writing skills are required.

MUSC 1221

Listening in Context II

Continuation of the development of skills for active listening to music, with emphasis on the elements of music as they appear in selected historical, geographical, and cultural contexts. Music will be discussed in relation to the arts, belief systems, politics, society, economics, and technology. This course will focus on Western art music from the rise of Modernism to present, the music of various world cultures, as well as popular music, including jazz, rock, film music and contemporary developments. Students will occasionally work with scores, but listening skills will be emphasized.

MUSC 1230

Concert Band II

Through rehearsals and performances, students will continue to study ensemble skills such as intonation, blend and technical facility. Emphasis will be placed on developing rhythmic accuracy and sight reading skills. In addition, the proper phrasing and interpretation of various styles of concert band music will be studied.

MUSC 1234

Chamber Ensemble II

This course provides an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform together under the guidance of the music faculty. Students will be placed into ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation, and will rehearse on their own as well as receiving instruction. All ensembles will perform in department recitals and concerts. Open to all BMus students.

MUSC 1235

Beginning Instrumental Ensemble II

Through the rehearsal and performance of appropriate music, this course will develop the basic skills of ensemble playing, including balance, intonation, phrasing, and dynamics. Special emphasis will be placed on technical development and reading skills.

MUSC 1236

MIDI Ensemble II

Designed primarily for students in the Music Technology Diploma Program, this course provides an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform together using MIDI and electronic based instruments under the guidance of the music faculty. Students will be placed into ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation, and will rehearse on their own as well as receiving instruction. All ensembles will perform in department recitals and concerts.

MUSC 1237

Jazz Ensemble II

Through rehearsals and performances, this course will cover jazz, rock, Latin and popular music. Emphasis will be placed on jazz improvisation and the proper interpretation of various styles of big band music. For players of trumpet, trombone, saxophone or rhythm section instruments.

MUSC 1240

Chorus II

A large mixed choir that rehearses and performs standard classical choral repertoire from all historical periods. Emphasis is placed on proper vocal technique, ensemble skills, and musical style. The group performs at least once per semester.

MUSC 1241

Beginning Choral Ensemble II

Through the performance of appropriate music, the student will continue to learn the basic skills of ensemble singing, including more complex part singing, intonation and balance.

MUSC 1244

Chorale II

A select mixed choir that rehearses and performs standard classical choral repertoire from all historical periods. Emphasis is placed on proper vocal technique, ensemble skills, and musical style. The group performs at least once per semester.

MUSC 1245

Beginning Choral Ensemble II

Through the performance of appropriate music, this course will further develop the basic skills of ensemble singing introduced in MUSC 1145, including more complex part singing, intonation and balance.

MUSC 1250

Studio Instruction - Performance (1hr) II

For Performance students, private and group instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique. For Composition students, the development of the student’s compositional voice will be guided on an individual basis and in groups.

MUSC 1251

Private Lessons (Secondary) II

Students will receive individual instruction in voice, on an instrument, or in composition. Performance lessons include repertoire, technical requirements, sight reading, and other skills. In composition lessons, the development of the student’s skills will be guided on an individual basis.

MUSC 1252

Studio Instruction - General (1-hr) II

For students studying an instrument or voice: Private and group instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique.
For students studying composition: The development of the student’s compositional voice will be guided on an individual basis.

MUSC 1253

Studio Instruction - General (1/2-hr) II

For students studying an instrument or voice: Private and group instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique.
For students studying composition: The development of the student’s compositional voice will be guided on an individual basis.

MUSC 1255

Individual Lesson - Basic (1hr - piano) II

Private instruction on the interpretation and performance of intermediate piano repertoire and technique.

MUSC 1256

Individual Lesson – Basic (1/2hr) II

Private instruction on the interpretation and performance of repertoire and technique.

MUSC 1257

Keyboard Accompanying

The keyboard player who is accompanying a singer or solo instrumentalist is given further instruction in ensemble rehearsal techniques. The course will foster the importance of communication and musical understanding between performers.

MUSC 1260

Introductory Class Piano II

A continuing study of learning to play the piano for students who have completed MUSC 1160. The course includes technique, keyboard harmony, sight reading, transposition, and the playing of appropriate repertoire.

MUSC 1262

Keyboard Harmony II

A continuation in developing keyboard harmony skills including harmonization of melodies, realizing figured bass, transposition, improvising, score reading and simple accompanying.

MUSC 1265

Class Woodwinds II

Students will receive instruction on the saxophone, oboe and bassoon woodwind families of instruments in preparation for effective teaching of instrumental music. Those interested in composition or simply wanting to expand their knowledge of woodwind instrument theory and playing techniques will also find this course useful.

MUSC 1266

Class Voice II

This course is a continuation of Class Voice I. Students will continue to develop their understanding and application of vocal technique and musicianship through singing.

MUSC 1270

Advanced Audio Recording I

Through lecture/demonstrations and hands-on studio work, students will learn to record and mix audio in a large studio environment. Lab work will focus on Pro Tools software, studio work will focus on Solid State Logic recording consoles. Students will be given the opportunity to earn their Avid Pro Tools 110 certification at the end of the course.

MUSC 1271

Advanced Sound Applications

Through lecture/demonstrations and lab work, students will explore advanced techniques in synthesis and audio. Emphasis will be placed on ways in which audio and synthesis are combined in modern music production, along with more experimental uses of this technology. Students will produce a final project combining audio and MIDI techniques.

MUSC 1272

Music for Film and Video I

A course in practical film music composition, working with QuickTime movies in the Logic Pro sequencing environment. Through lecture, demonstrations, and assignments, students will learn the art of composing music for film, TV, and other visual media.

MUSC 1273

Studio Setup and Maintenance II

Through lecture/demonstrations and hands-on studio work, students will continue to learn the concepts necessary to design, set up and maintain a project recording studio. Topics covered will include room acoustics and treatment, equipment choice and installation, wiring and doing basic maintenance. An introduction to large studio issues will also be offered.

MUSC 1276

Applied Popular Theory II

This course furthers the student's understanding of the theory of popular music, and its practical application for the modern day musician. The student will be exposed to the central concepts and practices found in a wide variety of popular styles of music. The course will focus on popular music from the late 1960s to modern day. Exercises and assignments will include analysis and composition within selected styles.

MUSC 1277

Fusion Band II

Designed primarily for students in the Music Technology Diploma Program, this course provides an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform together using MIDI and electronic instruments under the guidance of the music faculty. Students will be placed into ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation, and will rehearse on their own as well as receiving instruction. All ensembles will perform in department recitals and concerts.

MUSC 1282

Introduction to Audio Recording

An introduction to audio recording. Through lecture/demonstrations and hands-on studio work students will learn the fundamental theories and techniques of contemporary audio recording. Topics will include recording studio techniques, live sound reinforcement, and the use of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) and loop-based programs. Students will record and mix a finished demo of their work.

No prior experience with computers or recording equipment is assumed.

MUSC 1284

Percussion Ensemble II

Students will study and perform repertoire for percussion instruments of both definite and indefinite pitch. They will also study selected rhythmic systems of music cultures such as African, Brazilian and Cuban drumming. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 1285

Guitar Ensemble II

An ensemble class for guitarists who will rehearse and perform appropriate repertoire from two to four parts. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 1286

Popular Guitar and Voice Basics II

This course provides opportunities for students to apply, integrate, and further build their guitar and voice skills in health care and child care settings. They will develop their self-awareness, and broaden their understanding of the Music Therapy field by singing and playing music publicly, engaging in group discussions, and reflecting individually.

MUSC 1287

Percussion Ensemble II

Students will study and perform repertoire for percussion instruments of both definite and indefinite pitch. They will also study selected rhythmic systems of music cultures such as African, Brazilian and Cuban drumming. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 1288

Guitar Ensemble II

An ensemble class for guitarists who will rehearse and perform appropriate classical repertoire from two to four parts. Emphasis is placed on the development of sight-reading ability, ensemble skills and musical style. The group will perform at least once per semester.

MUSC 2101

Introduction to Jazz Theory I

This course will introduce the student to the basic theory, concepts and practices of jazz music up to ca. 1945. The major musical trends that will be examined are: Dixieland, Swing, Blues, Tin Pan Alley and Broadway traditions.

MUSC 2170

Advanced Audio Recording II

Through lecture/demonstrations and hands-on studio work, students will explore advanced production skills in a large studio environment. Pro Tools software will be used, and students will have the opportunity to qualify for the Avid Pro Tools 201 certification at the end of the course.

MUSC 2171

Sequencing and Synthesis II

Through lecture/demonstrations and lab work, students will continue to explore advanced techniques in synthesis and audio. Emphasis will be placed on ways in which audio and synthesis are combined in modern music production, along with more experimental uses of this technology.
This course will further the exploration of advanced sequencing and production techniques introduced in Music 1271, including the use of Logic Pro plug-ins.

MUSC 2172

Music for Film and Video II

An advanced course in practical film music composition, working with QuickTime movies in the Logic Pro sequencing environment. Through lecture, demonstrations, and assignments, students will learn advanced techniques for composing music for film, TV, and other visual media.

MUSC 2173

Live Sound and Recording I

Students will learn to set up and operate live sound systems in a variety of small and medium-sized acoustic spaces, developing technical skills supported by relevant theory. They will also acquire competencies to set up basic sound systems, create appropriate mixes for a range of musical styles and applications, run sound-checks and concerts, communicate with musicians, trouble-shoot as required and maintain control of a mix in a live situation.

MUSC 2177

Fusion Band III

Designed primarily for students in the Music Technology Diploma Program, this course provides an opportunity for musicians to rehearse and perform together using MIDI and electronic instruments under the guidance of the music faculty. Students will be placed into ensembles of varying sizes and instrumentation, and will rehearse independently as well as with instruction. All ensembles will perform in department recitals and concerts.

MUSC 2270

Mixing, Mastering and Surround Sound

Mixing, mastering, and surround sound are essential concepts for contemporary sound engineers. Using state of the art lab and studio facilities, students will learn to put the finishing touches on their recording projects. Students will have the option of taking the Avid Pro Tools 210M exam, to earn Pro Tools Operator level.

MUSC 2271

Electronic Music Production

Electronic Dance Music (EDM) is an increasingly popular style of contemporary music. This course will explore techniques for creating, mixing and exporting EDM tracks, using Ableton Live software and appropriate hardware.

MUSC 2272

Music for Interactive Media

This is a course in the study and development of audio and audio techniques for interactive media, including gaming, Flash, CD-ROM, DVD, and hybrid systems. The course will address critical and practical analysis of current practices, especially with reference to industry needs.

MUSC 2273

Live Sound and Recording II

Students will learn to operate live sound systems in medium and large venues by developing a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of live sound.
This builds on the basic concepts introduced in MUSC 2173 and introduces large installations and sound for theatre and larger ensembles/venues.