Credit Course Schedules

Music - Fall 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
Music Appreciation — 3630
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. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Music Theory I — 3636
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 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Beginning Guitar — 3649
MUS 1680 – 3 credits

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 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3660
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 27 – Dec 17 Fri 1:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock II — 3661
MUS 1860 – 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. 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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Aug 27 – Dec 17 Fri 1:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Aural Skills I — 3667
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 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3673
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
Fees: $250
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3675
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
Fees: $250
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3678
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
Fees: $250
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3680
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
Fees: $250
Aug 23 – Dec 17 TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock III — 3682
MUS 2850 – 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. 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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Aug 27 – Dec 17 Fri 1:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock IV — 3684
MUS 2860 – 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. 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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Aug 27 – Dec 17 Fri 1:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Non-Western Music — 3688
MUS 7513 – 3 credits

Students will explore the rich diversity of ways in which music is made in Africa, India, Asia, Indonesia, the Middle East, and other regions outside of Western Europe and North America. How can music communicate the passion of a populace and help to create cultural identity? How can music strengthen community, contribute to the collective memory, and serve as a conduit for spirituality? In what ways does music define and create a framework for human rituals and cultural traditions? How do geographic, economic, political, and societal factors interact to shape the music of a region or culture? What can music show us about the connections between regions and cultures? What can we learn about our own culture from the music of other cultures? How can the music of other cultures ultimately deepen our understanding of what it means to be human? Students will explore these and other questions through this study of a wide variety of folk, indigenous and classical music styles. No prior musical experience or skills are required for this course. No requisites. J fall; Online fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm