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Piano Renewal Initiative

Please consider supporting our Piano Renewal Initiative. If you have a high-quality piano in good condition that you are no longer using, or if you would like to purchase or contribute towards a new piano, please contact the Department of Music Office for more information regarding our specific needs.

Metropolitan Club donates Steinway M grand piano

Katz Foundation donates new Steinway recital piano

Leon Bates Masterclass and Mini-Concert officially launches Piano Renewal Initiative.

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Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Instrumental Studies


Flute
Oboe
Clarinet
Bassoon
Trumpet
Trombone
French Horn
Tuba
Violin
Viola
Viloncello
String Bass
Percusssion
Guitar
Piano
Harp

MUSL-100. Violin Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUSL-111, 112. Violin Minor. 2 crs. ea. Instruction in major and minor scales and arpeggios in three octaves, solo repertoire comparable to Kreutzer's 42 Etudes, Sevcik's Opus 9, and concerti by Seitz and Accolay.

MUSL-121, 122. Violin Minor. 2 crs. ea. Instruction in scales and arpeggios continued from MUSL-111, 112, and etudes, compositions, concerti, and sonatas. Prereqs.: MUSL-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSL-131, 132. Violin Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSL-122. Prereqs.: MUSL-MUSP, consent of instructor.

MUSL-141, 142. Violin Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSL-132, including preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSL-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSL-211, 212. Violin Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes scales, arpeggios, double-stopping, bow technique and suitable studies and compositions from early and contemporary areas.

MUSL-221, 222. Violin Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSL-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSL-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUSL-231, 232. Violin Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes techniques, etudes, sonatas, compositions, and concerti. Prereqs.: 221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSL-241, 242. Violin Major. 4 crs. ea. Consists of technique; review and continuation of previous material; study of etudes, sonatas, and concerti; and preparation of senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSS, MUST, or consent of instructor.

MUSM-100. Violoncello Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music majors. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUSM-111, 112. Violoncello Minor. 2 crs. ea. Consists of all major and minor scales and arpeggios in two octaves with various bowings; studies by Lee, Schroeder, Greutzmacher, and Alexanian; and Hindemith's Three Easy Pieces.

MUSM-121, 122. Violoncello Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSM-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUSM-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSM-131, 132. Violoncello Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSM-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSM-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSM-141, 142. Violoncello Minor. 2 cr. ea. Continuation of MUSM-131, 132, along with preparation of senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSM-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSM-211, 212. Violoncello Major. 4 crs. ea. Consists of major and minor scales and arpeggios in three octaves; studies by Schroeder, Popper, Dotzauer, and Klengel; and suitable compositions from string literature.

MUSM-221, 222. Violoncello Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSM-211, 212. Qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSM-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUSM-231, 232. Violoncello Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSM-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUSM-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSM-241, 242. Violoncello Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSM-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSM-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUSN-100. String Bass Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUSN-111, 112. String Bass Minor. 2 crs. ea. Covers Simandle's Book 1; Marcello's Sonata in D Minor; The Progressive Bowing Variations; The Melodious Bass; Bowing Variations; and three Beethoven symphonies.

MUSN-121, 122. String Bass Minor. 2 crs. ea. Includes Bille Nos. 263 and 264, Nanny Vingt Quartre Pieces, and orchestra studies. Prereqs.: MUSN-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSN-131, 132. String Bass Minor. 2 crs. ea. Treats Bille Nos. 262 and 303, Handel's Sonata in G Minor, orchestra studies, and Galliard's Sonata in F Major. Prereqs.: MUSN-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSN-141, 142. String Bass Minor. 2 crs. ea. Instruction in Bille No. 303; Nanny's Kreutzer Etudes; Koussevitzky's Chanson Triste and Valse Miniature, orchestra studies, and recital preparation. Prereqs.: MUSN-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSN-211, 212. String Bass Major. 4 crs. ea. Deals with major and minor scales and arpeggios, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSN-221, 222. String Bass Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSN-211, and 212. Prereqs.: MUSN-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUSN 231, 232. String Bass Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSN-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUSN-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSN-241, 242. String Bass Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSN-231, 232. Prereqs.: MUSN-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUSO-100. Guitar Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUSO-105. Non-Major Guitar Class. 1 cr. ea. Group instruction for non-music majors in music fundamentals, basic playing techniques, and repertoire of popular and classical music. Prerequisite: Student must supply own guitar.

MUSO-111, 112. Guitar Minor. 2 crs. ea. Open position major and minor scales, arpeggi, and chords; slurs and left hand development exercises; etudes and solos in various styles.

MUSO-121, 122. Guitar Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSO-111, 112 with moveable altered scales, arpeggi, and chord forms. Prereqs.: MUSO-111, 112 or consent of instructor.

MUSO-131, 132. Guitar Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSO-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSO-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSO-141, 142. Guitar Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSO-131, 132 with preparation for graduating recital. Prereqs.: MUSO-131, 132 or permission of instructor.

MUSO-211, 212. Guitar Major. 4 crs. ea. Scales, arpeggios, and chord forms; slurs and left hand development exercises; etudes and solos in various styles.

MUSO-221, 222. Guitar Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSO-211, 212 with addition of ensemble works utilizing accompaniment techniques and preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSO-211, 212 or consent of instructor.

MUSO-231, 232. Guitar Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSO-221, 222 with addition of mixed ensemble works in which guitar is featured. Prereqs.: MUSO-221, 222 or consent of instructor.

MUSO-241, 242. Guitar Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSO-231, 232 with addition of a guitar concerto and preparation for the senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSO-231, 232 or consent of instructor.

MUSP-100. Flute Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUSP-111, 112. Flute Minor. 2 crs. ea. Includes all minor and major scales and arpeggios, along with suitable studies and solos.

MUSP-121, 122. Flute Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation MUSP-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUSP-111, 112 or consent of instructor.

MUSP-131, 132. Flute Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSP-121, 122, with more advanced studies and solos. Prereqs.: MUSP-121, 122 or consent of instructor.

MUSP-141, 142. Flute Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSP-131, 132, with preparation for graduating recital. Prereqs.: MUSP-131, 132 or consent of instructor.

MUSP-211, 212. Flute Major. 4 crs. ea. Instruction in major and minor scales and arpeggios, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSP-221, 222. Flute Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSP-211, 212. Preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSP-211, 212 or consent of instructor.

MUSP-231, 232. Flute Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSP-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUSP-221, 222 or consent of instructor.

MUSP-241, 242. Flute Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSP-231, 232 with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSP-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUSQ-100. Saxophone Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUSQ-111, 112. Saxophone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSQ-121, 122. Saxophone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSQ-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUSQ-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSQ-131, 132. Saxophone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSQ-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSQ-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSQ-141, 142. Saxophone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSQ-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSQ-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSQ-211, 212. Saxophone Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSQ-221, 222. Saxophone Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSQ-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSQ-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUSQ-231, 232. Saxophone Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSQ-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUSQ-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSQ-241, 242. Saxophone Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSQ-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSQ-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUSS-100. Trumpet Instruction 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUSS-111, 112. Trumpet Minor. 2 crs. ea. Instruction in major and minor scales and arpeggi, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSS-121, 122. Trumpet Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSS-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUSS-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSS-131, 132. Trumpet Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSS-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSS-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSS-141, 142. Trumpet Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSS-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSS-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSS-211, 212. Trumpet Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSS-221, 222. Trumpet Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSS-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSS-211, 212 or consent of instructor.

MUSS-231, 232. Trumpet Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSS-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUSS-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSS-241, 242. Trumpet Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSS-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSS-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUST-100. French Horn Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUST-111, 112. French Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUST-121, 122. French Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUST-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUST-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUST-131, 132. French Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUST-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSS, 121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUST-141, 142. French Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUST-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUST-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUST-211, 212. French Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUST-221, 222. French Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUST-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUST-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUST-231, 232. French Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUST-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUST, 221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUST-241, 242. French Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUST-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUST-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUSU-100. Trombone Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required.

MUSU-111, 112. Trombone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSU-121, 122. Trombone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSU-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUSU-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSU-131, 132. Trombone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSU-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSU-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSU-141, 142. Trombone Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSU-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSU-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSU-211, 212. Trombone Major. 4 crs. ea. Instruction in major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSU-221, 222. Trombone Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSU-211, 221. Prereqs.: MUSU-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUSU-231, 232. Trombone Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSU-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUSU-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSU-241, 242. Trombone Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSU-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSU-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUSV-111, 112. Tuba Minor. 2 crs. ea. Instruction in major.

MUSV-100. Tuba Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Instruction in major and minor scales and arpeggi, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSV-121, 122. Tuba Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSV-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUSV-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSV-131, 132. Tuba Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSV-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSV-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSV-141, 142. Tuba Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSV-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSV-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSV-211, 212. Tuba Major. 4 crs. ea. Consists of major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSV-221, 222. Tuba Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSV-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSV-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUSV-231, 232. Tuba Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSV-221, 222. Prerequisite: MUSV-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSV-241, 242. Tuba Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSV-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSV-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

435-100. Baritone Horn Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required.

435-111, 112. Baritone Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

435-121, 122. Baritone Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of 435-111, 112. Prereqs.: 435-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

435-131, 132. Baritone Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of 435-121, 122. Prereqs.: 435-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

435-141, 142. Baritone Horn Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of 435-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: 435-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

435-211, 212. Baritone Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

435-221, 222. Baritone Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of 435-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: 435-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

435-231, 232. Baritone Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of 435-221, 222. Prereqs.: 435-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

435-241, 242. Baritone Horn Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of 435-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: 435-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUSW-100. Percussion Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required.

MUSW-111, 112. Percussion Minor. 2 crs. ea. Instruction in major and minor scales and arpeggi, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSW-121, 122. Percussion Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSW-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUSW-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUSW-131, 132. Percussion Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSW-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUSW-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUSW-141, 142. Percussion Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSW-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSW-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUSW-151, 152. Percussion Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSW-141, 142. Prereqs.: MUSW-141, 142 or consent of instructor.

MUSW-211, 212. Percussion Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUSW-221, 222. Percussion Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSW-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUSW-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUSW-231, 232. Percussion Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSW-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUSW-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUSW-241, 242. Percussion Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUSW-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUSW-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUTQ-100. Viola Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUTQ-111, 112. Viola Minor. 2 crs. ea. Study of scales and arpeggios in two octaves; etudes, sonatas, and concerti; and solo repertoire of the difficulty comparable to Masas' Opus 36 Etudes and Eccles' Sonata in G Minor.

MUTQ-121, 122. Viola Minor. 2 crs. ea. Includes scales, arpeggios, double-stopping, and development of bow techniques. Prereqs.: MUTQ-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUTQ-131, 132. Viola Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of technical studies with classical solo compositions. Prereqs.: MUTQ-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUTQ-141, 142. Viola Minor. 2 crs. ea. Study of scales and broken chords in three octaves through the seventh position, technical studies, etudes, and preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUTQ-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUTQ-211, 212. Viola Major. 4 crs. ea. Instruction in technical studies, etudes, sonatas, and solo repertoire.

MUTQ-221, 222. Viola Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes technical studies, scales, arpeggios, double-stopping, and development of bow technique; suitable studies and compositions from early and contemporary eras; and preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUTQ-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUTQ-231, 232. Viola Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTQ-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUTQ-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUTQ-241, 242. Viola Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTQ-231, 232. Prereqs.: MUTQ-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUTR-100. Harp Instruction. Private lessons for non-music majors. 1 cr. Permission of coordinator/instructor.

MUTR-111, 112. Harp Minor. 2 crs. ea. Consists of major and minor scales and arpeggios, tonal production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUTR-121, 122. Harp Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTR-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUTR-111, 121, or consent of instructor.

MUTR-131, 135. Harp Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTR-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUTR-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUTR-141, 142. Harp Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTR-131, 132. Preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUTR-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUTS-231, 232. Clarinet Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTS-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUTS-221, 222 or consent of instructor.

MUTS-241, 242. Clarinet Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTS-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUTS-231, 232.

MUTT-100. Bassoon Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUTT-111, 112. Bassoon Minor. 2 crs. ea. Consists of major and minor scales and arpeggios, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUTT-121, 122. Bassoon Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTT-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUTT-111, 112, or consent of instructor.

MUTT-131, 132. Bassoon Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTT-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUTT-121, 122, or consent of instructor.

MUTT-141, 142. Bassoon Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTT-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUTT-131, 132, or consent of instructor.

MUTT-211, 212. Bassoon Major. 4 crs. ea. Instruction in major and minor scales and arpeggi, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUTT-221, 222. Bassoon Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTT-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUTT-211, 212, or consent of instructor.

MUTT-231, 232. Bassoon Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTT-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUTT-221, 222, or consent of instructor.

MUTT-241, 242. Bassoon Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTT-231, 232, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUTT-231, 232, or consent of instructor.

MUTU-100. Oboe Instruction. 1 cr. Private lessons to non-music major. Permission of coordinator/instructor required. Course can be repeated.

MUTU-111, 112. Oboe Minor. 2 crs. ea. Consists of major and minor scales and arpeggios, tone production, and etudes and solos in all styles.

MUTU-121, 122. Oboe Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTU-111, 112. Prereqs.: MUTU-111, 112 or consent of instructor.

MUTU-131, 132. Oboe Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTU-121, 122. Prereqs.: MUTU-121, 122 or consent of instructor.

MUTU-141, 142. Oboe Minor. 2 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTU-131, 132, with preparation for senior recital. Prereqs.: MUTU-131, 132 or consent of instructor.

MUTU-211, 212. Oboe Major. 4 crs. ea. Includes major and minor scales and arpeggios, along with etudes and solos in all styles.

MUTU-221, 222. Oboe Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTU-211, 212, with preparation for qualifying recital. Prereqs.: MUTU-211, 212 or consent of instructor.

MUTU-231, 232. Oboe Major. 4 crs. ea. Continuation of MUTU-221, 222. Prereqs.: MUTU-221, 222 or consent of instructor.

MUSK-011, 012. Instrument Repair. 1 cr. ea. Teaches basic skills of instrument repair.

MUSK-021, 022. Instrument Repair. 1 cr. ea. Continuation of MUSK-011, 012. Prereqs.: MUSK-011, 012, or consent of instructor.

MUSK-031, 032. Instrument Repair. 1 cr. ea. Continuation of MUSK-021, 022. Prereqs.: MUSK-021, 022, or consent of instructor.

MUSK-041, 042. Instrument Repair. 1 cr. ea. Continuation of MUSK-031, 032. Prereqs.: MUSK-031, 032, or consent of instructor.

MUSK-111, 112. Piano Technology: Lecture and Practicum. 1 cr. ea. Analysis of the acoustical construction of the piano and mechanical functions, with concentration on maintenance and repair. Prerequisite: Junior classification.

MUSK-121, 122. Piano Technology: Lecture and Practicum. 1 cr. ea. Continuation of MUSK-111, 112. Prerequisite: MUSK-112.

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Arthur C. Dawkins, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Introduces HU Jazz Oral History Project
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Vocal Jazz Ensembles at Westminster
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fri, April 12, 6-9pm $

Flyer for Afro Blue, SAASy and HU Jazz Singers at Westminster Chiurch 4/12/19
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Symphony Orchestra & Concert Band Joint Spring Concert
Orchestral works by Handel and Beethoven. Ira Aldridge Theater, Sun, Apr 14, 4pm - FREE

Symphony Orchestra Concert Poster for 4/14/19
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2019 NEA Jazz Master Abdullah Ibrahim Presents Masterclass
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 16, 12:40-1:30pm - FREE

Colorful Flyer for Abdullah Imbrahim Masterclass on Tue 4/16
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Jazz Ensemble ("HUJE") at Westminster
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street SW, WDC - Fri, April 19, 6-9pm $5 Admission

Pic of Howard University jazz Ensemble ("HUJE")


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