Music - Spring 2017

Historical Survey- Rock & Roll — 3648
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Music Theory II — 3549
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3654
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3655
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Beginning Guitar — 3558
MUS 1680 – 3 credits
Gregg W. Karl

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Music Ensemble I — 3649
MUS 1720 – 2 credits
Susan M. Crane

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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Feb 2 – May 4 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Music Ensemble II — 3650
MUS 1740 – 2 credits
Susan M. Crane

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: MUS 1720. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Feb 2 – May 4 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Aural Skills II — 3661
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Music Theory III — 3664
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3656
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3658
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3657
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3659
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 TBD
Music Ensemble III — 3651
MUS 2720 – 2 credits
Susan M. Crane

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a music ensemble, gain a greater understanding of music literature and styles, and grow in musical expression through performance. This course is the third in the music ensemble series of courses and will cover new and different music literature. Prerequisite: MUS 1740; Must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Feb 2 – May 4 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Music Ensemble IV — 3652
MUS 2740 – 2 credits
Susan M. Crane

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: MUS 2720. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Feb 2 – May 4 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Aural Skills III — 3667
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 18 – May 18 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm