Music - Fall 2017

Music Appreciation — 3634
MUS 1510 – 3 credits

Guides the student's search for musical enjoyment and understanding. A survey of classical and popular music is presented through listening and written examples. Students will gain knowledge of music literature and the art of music and its relationship to society. No prior musical experience or skills required. Eligibility: ENG 0430; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Music Appreciation — 3666
MUS 1510 – 3 credits

Guides the student's search for musical enjoyment and understanding. A survey of classical and popular music is presented through listening and written examples. Students will gain knowledge of music literature and the art of music and its relationship to society. No prior musical experience or skills required. Eligibility: ENG 0430; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Music Appreciation — 3668
MUS 1510 – 3 credits

Guides the student's search for musical enjoyment and understanding. A survey of classical and popular music is presented through listening and written examples. Students will gain knowledge of music literature and the art of music and its relationship to society. No prior musical experience or skills required. Eligibility: ENG 0430; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Music Theory I — 3635
MUS 1570 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of reading and writing music. Students will work with elements of common practice theory and harmony through written assignments and aural skills training. No previous musical experience or skills required. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Music Theory I — 3669
MUS 1570 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of reading and writing music. Students will work with elements of common practice theory and harmony through written assignments and aural skills training. No previous musical experience or skills required. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3644
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3673
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

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3645
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3675
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

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Beginning Voice — 3636
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Beginning Piano — 3637
MUS 1670 – 3 credits

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Beginning Guitar — 3638
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
Aug 28 – Dec 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Beginning Guitar — 3667
MUS 1680 – 3 credits
Spencer Drake

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 225
Sep 14 – Dec 14 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Beginning Guitar — 3680
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

Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Audio Recording — 3643
MUS 1710 – 3 credits
Ethan T. Hayden

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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Music Ensemble I — 3681
MUS 1720 – 2 credits

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

Sep 14 – Dec 7 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Music Ensemble I — 3862
MUS 1720 – 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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music and Digital Studio — 3642
MUS 1730 – 3 credits
Michael F. Kelly

Appropriate for students with a personal or career interest in this area. No prior music or studio knowledge is required. Through course-work and experience in the college's digital studio, students will be introduced to and gain an understanding of the new music technology including music software, music sequencing, sound sampling, synthesizers, effects, drum machines, and other related equipment. Emphasis will be placed on aesthetics and style in the music produced. Additional studio hours are required. Recommended for those pursuing education, communications, Internet production with regard to audio, multimedia, education, performing arts, or music related fields. Eligibility: ENG 0410 and ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 144
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Music Ensemble II — 3682
MUS 1740 – 2 credits

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

Sep 14 – Dec 7 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Music Ensemble II — 3863
MUS 1740 – 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: MUS 1720. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus I — 3650
MUS 1750 – 2 credits

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus II — 3651
MUS 1760 – 2 credits

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3658
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
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock II — 3855
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
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri TBD
Aural Skills I — 3639
MUS 1930 – 2 credits
Neil Flory

This course focuses on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic recognition and dictation, sight reading, solfeggio, and Kodaly hand signals. Students will have access to computer-assisted practice sessions in the theory studio. Strongly recommended for students wishing to improve their musical abilities. No previous musical experience required. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Aural Skills I — 3671
MUS 1930 – 2 credits
Neil Flory

This course focuses on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic recognition and dictation, sight reading, solfeggio, and Kodaly hand signals. Students will have access to computer-assisted practice sessions in the theory studio. Strongly recommended for students wishing to improve their musical abilities. No previous musical experience required. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Music Theory III — 3640
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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Music Theory III — 3670
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
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3646
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3676
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

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3647
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3677
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

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3648
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3678
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

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3649
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3679
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

Technology Center
Aug 28 – Dec 21 TBD
Music Ensemble III — 3683
MUS 2720 – 2 credits

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

Sep 14 – Dec 7 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Music Ensemble III — 3864
MUS 2720 – 2 credits
Ralph L. Rasmusson

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

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensemble IV — 3686
MUS 2740 – 2 credits

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

Sep 14 – Dec 7 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:05 pm
Music Ensemble IV — 3865
MUS 2740 – 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: MUS 2720. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus III — 3652
MUS 2750 – 2 credits

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus IV — 3654
MUS 2760 – 2 credits

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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock III — 3660
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
Sep 1 – Dec 21 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock IV — 3661
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Fri TBD
Aural Skills III — 3641
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Aural Skills III — 3672
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
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm