Music - Fall 2017

Music Appreciation — 3668
MUS 1510 – 3 credits
Suzanne L. Fassett

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 — 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 — 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 — 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 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
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

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

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 — 3670
MUS 2570 – 3 credits

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

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 — 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 — 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 — 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

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

Aural Skills III — 3672
MUS 2930 – 2 credits

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