Strings Courses

The string department offers a broad array of diverse courses.

PSIS-P364

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall Only
Required of: None
Electable by: String and guitar principals
Prerequisites: None
Department: STRG

Historical listening and performance class covering the tributaries of Bill Monroe's music (old-time country music, blues, and swing) and tracing the development of the styles from 1945 to the present day. Extensive transcription projects and in class performance will be emphasized.

RPST-311

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: PERF majors
Electable by: PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIST-212 and concurrent enrollment in both ILRE-375 and PIST-311
Department: STRG

Taken in conjunction with ILRE-375. Includes preparation of repertoire for performances in the recital workshop.

RPST-312

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: PERF majors
Electable by: PERF majors
Prerequisites: ILRE-375, PIST-311, and RPST-311
Department: STRG

Includes preparation of repertoire for a public performance as a leader.

RPST-321

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: Dual principal PERF majors
Electable by: Dual principal PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIST-212 and concurrent enrollment in ILRE-375 and PIST-311
Department: STRG

Taken in conjunction with ILRE-375. Includes preparation of repertoire for performances in the recital workshop.

RPST-322

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: Dual principal PERF majors
Electable by: Dual principal PERF majors
Prerequisites: ILRE-375, PIST-311, and RPST-321
Department: STRG

Includes preparation of a repertoire for a public performance as a leader.

RPST-411

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: PERF majors
Electable by: PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIST-312 and RPST-312
Department: STRG

Includes preparation of repertoire for the jury, which must be presented successfully in order to schedule the senior recital.

RPST-412

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: PERF majors
Electable by: PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIST-411 and RPST-411
Department: STRG

Includes preparation of repertoire for the senior recital, which is the final project for performance majors.

RPST-421

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: Dual principal PERF majors
Electable by: Dual principal PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIST-312 and RPST-322
Department: STRG

Includes preparation of repertoire for the jury, which must be presented successfully in order to schedule the senior recital.

RPST-422

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: David Wallace
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: String principals: Dual principal PERF majors
Electable by: Dual principal PERF majors
Prerequisites: PIST-411 and RPST-421
Department: STRG

Includes preparation of repertoire for the senior recital, which is the final project for performance majors.

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