Credit Course Schedules

Music - Fall 2019

Music Appreciation — 3360
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. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Introduction to Music Industry — 3829
MUS 1520 – 3 credits

There Students will survey a variety of career opportunities in the music industry, including artist management, entrepreneurship, recording, performance, venue management and operation, publishing, law, public relations, marketing, A&R representation, broadcast media and film. Students will gather information about various career paths in the industry, and will evaluate the relationships between those potential career paths. Students will develop written and oral communication skills essential to the music industry through the preparation of relevant documents and materials such as letter of inquiry, recording reviews, press releases, and press kits. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Music Theory I — 3362
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 requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3240
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Robert A. Pfeiffer

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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3241
MUS 1620 – 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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Beginning Guitar — 3239
MUS 1680 – 3 credits
Robert A. Pfeiffer

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 requisites. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Guitar II — 3830
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3831
MUS 1850 – 2 credits
Robert A. Pfeiffer

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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Aug 30 – Dec 19 Fri 1:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Aural Skills I — 3363
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 requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3242
MUS 2610 – 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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3243
MUS 2620 – 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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3244
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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3245
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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD