Credit Course Schedules

Music - Fall 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 — 3347
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

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Music Theory I — 3327
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

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3494
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3496
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Beginning Piano — 3337
MUS 1670 – 3 credits

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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Beginning Guitar — 3345
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 10:20 am
Intro to Sound Recording — 3356
MUS 1710 – 4 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 111
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Intro to Sound Recording-LAB — 3357
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
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Thu 2:50 pm – 5:20 pm
Into to Music Technology — 3355
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
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Music Ensembles: Chorus I — 3506
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus II — 3507
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3514
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
Aug 26 – Dec 16 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock II — 3515
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
Aug 26 – Dec 16 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band I — 3510
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
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band II — 3511
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
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Guitar Maintenance/Repair — 3371
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 142C
Sep 14 – Dec 14 Wed, Fri 4:20 pm – 5:55 pm
Aural Skills I — 3331
MUS 1930 – 2 credits

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

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am – 9:20 am
Music Theory III — 3351
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 147
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3498
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons IV — 3500
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons V — 3502
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons VI — 3504
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Music Ensembles: Chorus III — 3508
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Chorus IV — 3509
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensembles: Rock III — 3516
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
Aug 26 – Dec 16 Fri TBD
Music Ensembles: Rock IV — 3517
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
Aug 26 – Dec 16 Fri TBD
Music Ensem: Concert Band III — 3512
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
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Music Ensem: Concert Band IV — 3513
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
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:40 pm
Aural Skills III — 3353
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 Campus
Sheldon Center 147
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am