Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

Music - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Historical Survey- Rock & Roll — 3252
MUS 1530 – 3 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

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 1950s. No requisites. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 138
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3291
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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 4084
MUS 1610 – 1 credit
Amy E. Cross

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

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3292
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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 4081
MUS 1620 – 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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Off-Campus
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 4082
MUS 1620 – 1 credit
Christopher G. Wakefield

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

Jamestown Campus
Off-Campus
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 4083
MUS 1620 – 1 credit
Alicia M. Laska

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

Jamestown Campus
Off-Campus
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Beginning Piano — 3265
MUS 1670 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 144
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Piano II — 3266
MUS 1690 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

Students will receive further study in class piano. Aspects of keyboard technique, sight reading, improvisation, artistry, and repertoire will be emphasized. Prerequisite: MUS 1670. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 144
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Sound Recording — 3756
MUS 1710 – 0 credits
Matthew J. Estep

Students will experience an introduction to the field of audio and the art of sound recording. Through lecture and lab-based instruction, students will learn fundamental principles of sound and how to apply them effectively in a professional studio environment. Students will understand and utilize the college?s recording facilities and equipment to engineer and complete assigned projects. Additional studio hours are required. No requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 142
Jan 28 – May 14 Thu 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus I — 3297
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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus II — 3298
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: MUS 1750. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3305
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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 29 – May 14 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock II — 3306
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: MUS 1850. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 29 – May 14 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band I — 3301
MUS 1870 – 2 credits
Christopher G. Wakefield

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

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band II — 3302
MUS 1880 – 2 credits
Christopher G. Wakefield

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 1870. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Guitar Maintenance/Repair — 3757
MUS 1890 – 2 credits
Darwin B. Eckstrom

With a major course emphasis on guitar maintenance and repair, students will concentrate on proper stringing, tuning, set-up, and maintenance. Electric, acoustic, and MIDI Controller instruments will be considered. Purchase considerations for new and used instruments will be discussed. No previous music or repair experience required. Application to other stringed instruments will be included as appropriate. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 142
Feb 8 – May 14 Mon, Fri 3:20 pm – 4:55 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3293
MUS 2610 – 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
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 4080
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
Off-Campus
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3294
MUS 2620 – 1 credit
Richard E. Lundquist

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

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 139
Jan 25 – May 14 Tue 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 4079
MUS 2620 – 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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Off-Campus
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3295
MUS 2630 – 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

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3296
MUS 2640 – 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 requisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Music Ensembles: Chorus III — 3299
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: MUS 1760. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus IV — 3300
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: MUS 2750. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock III — 3307
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: MUS 1860. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 29 – May 14 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock IV — 3308
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: MUS 2850. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 29 – May 14 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band III — 3303
MUS 2870 – 2 credits
Christopher G. Wakefield

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: MUS 1880.J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band IV — 3304
MUS 2880 – 2 credits
Christopher G. Wakefield

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 2870. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm