Music - Fall 2018

Music Appreciation — 3641
MUS 1510 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Music Theory I — 3642
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3662
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Marci A. Johnson

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 4374
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
T.R. McKotch

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 4375
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Darwin B. Eckstrom

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 4376
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Ralph L. Rasmusson

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 4377
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Catherine A. Gagliano

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 4378
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Michael F. Kelly

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3663
MUS 1620 – 1 credit
Catherine A. Gagliano

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 4379
MUS 1620 – 1 credit
Marci A. Johnson

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Beginning Voice — 3653
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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Beginning Piano — 3654
MUS 1670 – 3 credits
Catherine A. Gagliano

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Beginning Guitar — 3655
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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Piano II — 3656
MUS 1690 – 3 credits

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

Guitar II — 3657
MUS 1700 – 3 credits

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

Audio Recording — 3658
MUS 1710 – 3 credits
Matthew J. Estep

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

Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Music and Digital Studio — 3659
MUS 1730 – 3 credits
Matthew J. Estep

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

Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus I — 3668
MUS 1750 – 2 credits
Julie M. Costantini

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus II — 3669
MUS 1760 – 2 credits
Julie M. Costantini

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3676
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

Aug 31 – Dec 20 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock II — 3677
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

Aug 31 – Dec 20 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band I — 3672
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

Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band II — 3673
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

Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Aural Skills I — 3647
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Music Theory III — 3648
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3665
MUS 2610 – 1 credit
Marci A. Johnson

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3666
MUS 2620 – 1 credit
Suzanne L. Fassett

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 4426
MUS 2620 – 1 credit
Catherine A. Gagliano

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3664
MUS 2630 – 1 credit

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

Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 4425
MUS 2630 – 1 credit
Catherine A. Gagliano

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3667
MUS 2640 – 1 credit

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

Music Ensembles: Chorus III — 3670
MUS 2750 – 2 credits
Julie M. Costantini

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus IV — 3671
MUS 2760 – 2 credits
Julie M. Costantini

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

Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock III — 3678
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

Aug 31 – Dec 20 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock IV — 3679
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

Aug 31 – Dec 20 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band III — 3674
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

Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band IV — 3675
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

Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm