Credit Course Schedules

Music - Spring 2022

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 — 3102
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. No requisites. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Historical Survey- Rock & Roll — 3129
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
Hultquist Library 148
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Historical Survey- Rock & Roll — 3130
MUS 1530 – 3 credits

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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Historical Survey- Rock & Roll — 3131
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

North County Center
North County Training Center 123
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Historical Survey- Rock & Roll — 3132
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 - Online
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Music Theory II — 3103
MUS 1580 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

In this continuation of Music Theory I, students gain further mastery of the structure of music through written work in more complex chordal structure, compositional techniques, and aural skills. Prerequisite: MUS 1570. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Music Theory II — 3104
MUS 1580 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

In this continuation of Music Theory I, students gain further mastery of the structure of music through written work in more complex chordal structure, compositional techniques, and aural skills. Prerequisite: MUS 1570. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Music Theory II — 3106
MUS 1580 – 3 credits
Neil Flory

In this continuation of Music Theory I, students gain further mastery of the structure of music through written work in more complex chordal structure, compositional techniques, and aural skills. Prerequisite: MUS 1570. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3280
MUS 1610 – 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

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $250
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3281
MUS 1610 – 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

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3282
MUS 1610 – 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
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3284
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

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $250
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3285
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

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3287
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
Fees: $250
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Beginning Piano — 3125
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 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Beginning Piano — 3126
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 - Online
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Beginning Guitar — 3273
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 requisites. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Beginning Guitar — 3274
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 requisites. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Music Technology — 3276
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. No requisites. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 111
Jan 19 – May 13 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus I — 3134
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 24 – May 13 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus II — 3135
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 24 – May 13 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3269
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 21 – May 13 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock II — 3270
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 21 – May 13 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band I — 3138
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 18 – May 13 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band II — 3139
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 18 – May 13 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Guitar Maintenance/Repair — 3279
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 7 – May 9 Mon, Fri 3:20 pm – 4:55 pm
Aural Skills II — 3121
MUS 1940 – 2 credits
Marci A. Johnson

Provides further study in concepts emphasized in MUS 1930. Students will have access to computer-assisted practice sessions in the theory studio. Strongly recommended for students wishing to improve their musical abilities. Prerequisite: MUS 1930. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Aural Skills II — 3122
MUS 1940 – 2 credits
Neil Flory

Provides further study in concepts emphasized in MUS 1930. Students will have access to computer-assisted practice sessions in the theory studio. Strongly recommended for students wishing to improve their musical abilities. Prerequisite: MUS 1930. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Aural Skills II — 3124
MUS 1940 – 2 credits
Marci A. Johnson

Provides further study in concepts emphasized in MUS 1930. Students will have access to computer-assisted practice sessions in the theory studio. Strongly recommended for students wishing to improve their musical abilities. Prerequisite: MUS 1930. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Practices & Issues Music Bus — 3133
MUS 2520 – 3 credits
Armand J. Petri

Students will comprehensively explore various aspects of the music business including publishing, copyright, contracts, licensing, the recording industry, artist management, tour management, marketing, fundraising, promotion, distribution, internet streaming, and others. Music industry ethics and the fundamentals of self-employment and self-promotion will be examines. The development of the industry will be discussed, and current issues and opportunities in the music business will be studied. Prerequisite/Corerequisite: ENG 1530. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 19 – May 13 Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Music Theory III — 4018
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
Sheldon Center
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3289
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

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $250
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3291
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

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3292
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
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3296
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

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $250
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3297
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

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3298
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
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3300
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

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $250
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3302
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

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3303
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

Jamestown Campus
Fees: $250
Sheldon Center 147
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3304
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

Jamestown - Online
Fees: $250
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Music Ensembles: Chorus III — 3136
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 24 – May 13 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus IV — 3137
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 24 – May 13 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock III — 3271
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 21 – May 13 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock IV — 3272
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 21 – May 13 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band III — 3140
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 18 – May 13 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band IV — 3141
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 18 – May 13 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Digital/Audio Studio — 3275
MUS 2890 – 3 credits
Matthew J. Estep

Students will have the opportunity to work in the audio and digital studios. Students will design a project or series of projects encompassing the two facilities. Class participation is required. Further instruction in audio and digital studio techniques, recording, and sound reinforcement will be presented. Prerequisite: MUS 1710 or MUS 1730. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Sheldon Center 111
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Aural Skills III — 4017
MUS 2930 – 2 credits
Neil Flory

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

Jamestown - Online
Jan 18 – May 13 TBD