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 — 3348
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 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Music Theory I — 3328
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 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Applied Mus-Private Lessons I — 3520
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Applied Mus-Private Lessons II — 3521
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
Aug 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Beginning Guitar — 3518
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
LLAC 207
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 10:20 am
Music Ensembles: Rock I — 3519
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 26 – Dec 16 Fri 1:00 pm – 2:40 pm
Aural Skills I — 3333
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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 22 – Dec 16 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:30 am – 9:20 am
Applied Mus-Private Lesson-III — 3522
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 22 – Dec 16 TBD
Hip Hop: A History — 3750
MUS 7009 – 3 credits

Students will explore the musical, cultural, and social aspects of hip hop and rap music from its origins in New York City in the 1970?s to its current status as one of the dominant forms of music worldwide. Significant artists, compositions, events, practices and developments in the style will be examined. The music?s role in addressing issues in society will be explored. Broader aspects of hip hop culture, such as dance and fashion, will also be discussed. No previous musical experience is required. No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus
Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 23 – Dec 16 Tue, Thu 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm