Music - Spring 2017

Historical Survey- Rock & Roll — 3645
MUS 1530 – 3 credits

Students will study the roots and development of Rock/Soul/Pop music from its earliest manifestations to the current state of pop music. Through readings, lectures, listening to musical examples, and video footage, they will experience the birth and development of this genre of musical expression, which has been the dominant musical form in the U.S. since the 1950's. Eligibility: ENG 1510. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Music Theory II — 3548
MUS 1580 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

In this continuation of Music Theory I, students gain further mastery of the structure of music through written work in more complex chordal structure, compositional techniques, and aural skills. Prerequisite: MUS 1570. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3550
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Neil Flory

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3551
MUS 1620 – 1 credit
Neil Flory

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Beginning Voice — 3552
MUS 1630 – 3 credits
Michael F. Kelly

Singers of all levels of experience from the beginner on can take this course. Students will improve their vocal performance for singing or speaking by dealing with written and class exercises. Vocal production, vocal pedagogy, artistic interpretation of song, working with accompanists, stage usage, acoustics, and the use of sound equipment will be considered. Recommended for those interested in performing arts, communications, education, public speaking, and related areas. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Beginning Piano — 3553
MUS 1670 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Offers group instruction in piano for the beginner. Through work at the keyboard and written work in music theory, students gain improved ability to perform at the piano or other keyboard instruments. Recommended for those interested in careers in therapy, recreation, education, music performance, music education, and other related fields. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 139
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Beginning Guitar — 3555
MUS 1680 – 3 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

Offers group instruction in guitar for the beginner. Through work on the instrument and written work in music theory, students gain improved ability to perform on the guitar. Recommended for those interested in careers in therapy, recreation, education, music performance, music education and other related fields. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Piano II — 3556
MUS 1690 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Students will receive further study in class piano. Aspects of keyboard technique, sight reading, improvisation, artistry, and repertoire will be emphasized. Prerequisite: MUS 1670. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 139
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Guitar II — 3641
MUS 1700 – 3 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

Students will receive further study in class guitar. Aspects of guitar technique, sight reading, improvisation, artistry, and repertoire will be emphasized. Prerequisite: MUS 1680. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 145
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Audio Recording — 3557
MUS 1710 – 3 credits
Michael F. Kelly

Provides an introductory experience in audio recording and sound engineering. Audio recording is helpful for individuals considering audio as a career or as a personal interest. Through work with the college's audio studio, students will gain a knowledge of studio techniques, as well as the aesthetics and styles of music in relation to sound recording. Additional studio hours will be scheduled. No prior studio or musical skills are necessary. Recommended for those pursuing music, education, communications, multimedia, or performing arts. Eligibility: ENG 0410 and ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Music Ensembles: Chorus I — 3602
MUS 1750 – 2 credits
Dane C. Moore

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. Since JCC music ensembles are non-audition, it is expected that first-time instrumentalists be at high school levels on their instruments. Chorus members must be able to sing in tune. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus II — 3603
MUS 1760 – 2 credits
Dane C. Moore

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the second in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the first course in the sequence (MUS 1750, 1830, 1850, or 1870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Jazz I — 3606
MUS 1830 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson, Carol A. Svensen

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. Since JCC music ensembles are non-audition, it is expected that first-time instrumentalists be at high school levels on their instruments. Chorus members must be able to sing in tune. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Jazz II — 3611
MUS 1840 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson, Carol A. Svensen

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the second in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the first course in the sequence (MUS 1750, 1830, 1850, or 1870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3618
MUS 1850 – 2 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. Since JCC music ensembles are non-audition, it is expected that first-time instrumentalists be at high school levels on their instruments. Chorus members must be able to sing in tune. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 20 – May 18 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock II — 3620
MUS 1860 – 2 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the second in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the first course in the sequence (MUS 1750, 1830, 1850, or 1870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 20 – May 18 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band I — 3623
MUS 1870 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. Since JCC music ensembles are non-audition, it is expected that first-time instrumentalists be at high school levels on their instruments. Chorus members must be able to sing in tune. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band II — 3624
MUS 1880 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the second in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the first course in the sequence (MUS 1750, 1830, 1850, or 1870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Aural Skills II — 3660
MUS 1940 – 2 credits
Neil Flory

Provides further study in concepts emphasized in MUS 1930. Students will have access to computer-assisted practice sessions in the theory studio. Strongly recommended for students wishing to improve their musical abilities. Prerequisite: MUS 1930. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Music Theory III — 3663
MUS 2570 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Students will receive a continuation of music theory instruction. Form and analysis, chromaticism, aspects of choral and instrumental arranging will be considered. Prerequisite: MUS 1580. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3635
MUS 2610 – 1 credit
Neil Flory

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No Prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3636
MUS 2620 – 1 credit
Neil Flory

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No Prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3638
MUS 2630 – 1 credit
Neil Flory

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No Prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3639
MUS 2640 – 1 credit
Neil Flory

Provides for private study for the beginner or more advanced student on instruments, voice, composition, or other areas of music. Students gain musical skills and artistry through individual instruction. Sessions are arranged through the director of music. Public performance is optional. A studio fee is required. May be taken for a total of 6 credit hours. No Prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Music Ensembles: Chorus III — 3604
MUS 2750 – 2 credits
Dane C. Moore

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the third in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the second course in the sequence (MUS 1760, 1840, 1860, or 1880 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus IV — 3605
MUS 2760 – 2 credits
Dane C. Moore

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the fourth in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the third course in the sequence (MUS 2750, 2830, 2850, or 2870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 23 – May 18 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Jazz III — 3614
MUS 2830 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson, Carol A. Svensen

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the third in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the second course in the sequence (MUS 1760, 1840, 1860, or 1880 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Jazz IV — 3616
MUS 2840 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson, Carol A. Svensen

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the fourth in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the third course in the sequence (MUS 2750, 2830, 2850, or 2870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock III — 3621
MUS 2850 – 2 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the third in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the second course in the sequence (MUS 1760, 1840, 1860, or 1880 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 20 – May 18 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock IV — 3622
MUS 2860 – 2 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the fourth in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the third course in the sequence (MUS 2750, 2830, 2850, or 2870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 20 – May 18 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band III — 3625
MUS 2870 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the third in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the second course in the sequence (MUS 1760, 1840, 1860, or 1880 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band IV — 3626
MUS 2880 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson

Students will participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. Students will perform in the ensemble during a concert at the end of each semester. This course is the fourth in the sequence and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: the third course in the sequence (MUS 2750, 2830, 2850, or 2870 as appropriate). Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Digital/Audio Studio Seminar — 3599
MUS 2890 – 3 credits

Students will have the opportunity to work in the audio and digital studios. Students will design a project or series of projects encompassing the two facilities. Class participation is required. Further instruction in audio and digital studio techniques, recording, and sound reinforcement will be presented. Prerequisite: MUS 1710 or MUS 1730. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Aural Skills III — 3666
MUS 2930 – 2 credits
Neil Flory

More complex harmonies, chordal structure, and rhythmic dictation will be covered in this continuation of MUS 1940. Tonal and atonal sight singing will be studied. Prerequisite: MUS 1940. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm