Courses

e.g. AR or AR-211
e.g. Film or "Bass Lab"

IN-497

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Carolyn Tidwell
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, satisfactory completion of 50 credits by the start of the internship, minimum of 3.00 CCumGPA (concentrate GPA) and 2.50 CumGPA (overall GPA), and permission of Office of Experiential Learning
Department Code: EXPL
Location: Boston Campus

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in the Los Angeles area. The L.A. Internship Program involves a substantial workload commitment, comparable to full-time study. Students are required to intern for 300 hours over the duration of the semester in which they are enrolled in the Los Angeles Internship Program. Housing for interns is secured by the college. For more information and to apply for the L.A. Internship Program, see the Office of Experiential Learning to obtain materials. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the Los Angeles Internship Program. Note: Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the employer/supervisor and the college. International students in F-1 status must obtain authorization on their Form I-20 from the Counseling and Advising Center prior to beginning an internship.

IN-499

6 credit(s)
Course Chair: Carolyn Tidwell
Semesters Offered: Summer Only
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: 5th semester standing, acceptance into New York Internship Program
Department Code: EXPL
Location: Boston Campus

Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in a field related to student's course of study. All internships take place in New York, NY. Students are required to intern for 300 hours over the duration of the semester in which they enrolled in the New York Internship Program. Students will also be required to attend weekly workshops led by prominent alumni and members of the music industry. Enrollment is limited to students who apply and are accepted for the New York Internship Program. Equivalent credit for prior experience is not available due to the requirement of concurrent contract between the internship site and the college. Student housing is secured by the college. See the Office of Experiential Learning for more information and application materials.

ISBR-221

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Cecil Adderley
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: MUED majors not taking ISBR-231
Electable by: MUED majors
Prerequisites: None
Department Code: MUED
Location: Boston Campus

This course provides a functional study of the trumpet and French horn. Students master technical fundamentals of classroom instruction in trumpet and French horn. They also learn representative elementary and secondary school methods and materials for trumpet and French horn.

 

ISBR-231

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Cecil Adderley
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: MUED majors not taking ISBR-221
Electable by: MUED majors
Prerequisites: None
Department Code: MUED
Location: Boston Campus

This course provides a functional study of the trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Students master technical fundamentals of classroom instruction in trombone, euphonium, and tuba. They also learn representative elementary and secondary school methods and materials for trombone, euphonium, and tuba.

 

ISEL-P111

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Michael Bierylo
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: ELPD majors
Prerequisites: EP-350
Department Code: ELPD
Location: Boston Campus

Students in the class will develop a personal performance system for electronic music that integrates commercially available software and hardware. The goal will be to develop a system that will provide effective strategies for fulfilling various roles in an electronic ensemble. Emphasis will be placed on gestural control of synthesizers and effect processors in a live performance, as well as synchronizing tempo-based devices.

ISEL-P112

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Michael Bierylo
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: EP-223 or EP-225
Department Code: ELPD
Location: Boston Campus

Students in this class will develop proficiency using a Monome open source grid controller and a laptop computer to perform in solo, duo, and small ensemble settings. The class will explore techniques and develop repertoire using freely available open source software, and/or software developed by class members. Strategies based on representative literature using practice session material will prepare students to use the system to perform in a variety of musical performance roles. Emphasis will be placed on developing associated listening skills.

ISEL-P113

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Michael Bierylo
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: EP-223 or EP-225
Department Code: ELPD
Location: Boston Campus

In this class, students will explore the possibilities of using modular synthesizers in a live performance setting. The course will develop proficiency in using modulars to fulfill a variety of musical functions in an ensemble setting. Topics include tuning the instruments, using a combination of sequencers, function generators along with traditional keyboard controllers, realtime control of synthesis parameters, and synchronizing tempos. Exercises developing melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic roles along with associated listening skills will be introduced each week with special emphasis placed on incorporating sound design as part of the music making process.

 

ISGT-221

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: MUED majors
Prerequisites: None
Department Code: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

This course provides a functional study of the guitar. Students master technical fundamentals of classroom instruction in guitar. They also learn representative elementary/secondary school methods and materials.

 

ISGT-231

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: MTHE majors
Electable by: MTHE majors
Prerequisites: None
Department Code: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Introduction to guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.

ISGT-232

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: MTHE majors
Electable by: MTHE majors
Prerequisites: ISGT-231 or by written approval of course instructor
Department Code: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Continued development of guitar performance skills with emphasis on applications in music therapy environments.

ISKB-211

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: COMP, CWPR, FILM, JCMP, and SONG majors
Electable by: Electable by:COMP, CWPR, FILM, JCMP, and SONG majors
Prerequisites: PW-111
Department Code: PIANO
Location: Boston Campus, Valencia (Spain) Campus, Blended (Campus + Online)

For non-piano principals. Comping, harmonic continuity. Triads, seventh chords, melody, and accompaniment. Standard song forms, blues.

ISKB-212

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: COMP, CWPR, FILM, JCMP, and SONG majors
Electable by: COMP, CWPR, FILM, JCMP, and SONG majors
Prerequisites: ISKB-211
Department Code: PIANO
Location: Boston Campus, Valencia (Spain) Campus, Blended (Campus + Online)

Continuation of ISKB-211. Advanced comping, voicings, additional melody with accompaniment.

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