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Graduate students in the School of Music have a wealth of course options available to them, from theory and assessment-based classes to practice and recital credits. Whether you prefer performing as part of a large ensemble or would rather have independent studio time, whether you want to study jazz or research tonal analysis, the School of Music offers courses and seminars in multiple formats to meet your learning style as you pursue your degree.

Below is a list of courses offered by the School of Music in the present semester. Course descriptions in our ClassInfo database provide more in-depth information about courses, expectations, and workload to give you a realistic understanding about what you will experience in each course.

Spring 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
MUS 5150Body Awareness in Activity: The Alexander Technique for MusiciansSections [2]
MUS 5182Advanced Piano Literature IISections [1]
MUS 5230ChorusSections [1]
MUS 5240University SingersSections [2]
MUS 5250Opera Workshop and EnsembleSections [2]
MUS 5272Diction for Singers IISections [1]
MUS 5276Vocal Pedagogy IISections [1]
MUS 5280Opera TheatreSections [1]
MUS 5340Jazz EnsembleSections [2]
MUS 5410University Wind BandsSections [2]
MUS 5420OrchestraSections [2]
MUS 5427Violin Pedagogy ISections [1]
MUS 5440Chamber EnsembleSections [5]
MUS 5460World Music EnsembleSections [1]
MUS 5464Cello PedagogySections [1]
MUS 5485Transcription for WindsSections [1]
MUS 5490Percussion EnsembleSections [2]
MUS 5611Resources for Music ResearchSections [1]
MUS 564720th-Century European/American MusicSections [1]
MUS 5950Topics in MusicSections [7]
MUS 5993Directed StudiesSections [1]
MUS 8112Instrumental Repertoire: Reduction and RealizationSections [1]
MUS 8133Seminar in Basso ContinuoSections [1]
MUS 8255Choral Literature: Baroque Era to the PresentSections [1]
MUS 8299Performance in Choral ConductingSections [1]
MUS 8333FTE: Master'sSections [1]
MUS 8444FTE: DoctoralSections [1]
MUS 8450Graduate Seminar in ConductingSections [3]
MUS 8550CompositionSections [1]
MUS 8582Schenkerian Theory and Analysis IISections [1]
MUS 8640Seminar in MusicologySections [2]
MUS 8666Doctoral Pre-Thesis CreditsSections [1]
MUS 8777Thesis Credits: Master'sSections [1]
MUS 8888Thesis Credit: DoctoralSections [1]
MUS 8994Directed ResearchSections [1]
MUS 8999Recital Credits: DoctoralSections [2]

Fall 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
MUS 5150Body Awareness in Activity: The Alexander Technique for MusiciansSections [2]
MUS 5181Advanced Piano Literature ISections [1]
MUS 5230ChorusSections [1]
MUS 5240University SingersSections [2]
MUS 5250Opera Workshop and EnsembleSections [2]
MUS 5271Diction for Singers ISections [1]
MUS 5275Vocal Pedagogy ISections [1]
MUS 5280Opera TheatreSections [1]
MUS 5333Post-tonal Theory and Analysis IISections [1]
MUS 5340Jazz EnsembleSections [2]
MUS 5400University and Campus BandsSections [2]
MUS 5410University Wind BandsSections [2]
MUS 5420OrchestraSections [2]
MUS 5440Chamber EnsembleSections [25]
MUS 5460World Music EnsembleSections [1]
MUS 5466Guitar PedagogySections [1]
MUS 5480University Brass ChoirSections [1]
MUS 5490Percussion EnsembleSections [2]
MUS 5561Orchestration ISections [1]
MUS 5571Schenkerian Analysis for PerformersSections [1]
MUS 5591Introduction to Music Information TechnologySections [1]
MUS 5611Resources for Music ResearchSections [1]
MUS 5950Topics in MusicSections [1]
MUS 5993Directed StudiesSections [2]
MUS 8110Sonata SeminarSections [1]
MUS 8131Advanced Keyboard SkillsSections [1]
MUS 8299Performance in Choral ConductingSections [1]
MUS 8333FTE: Master'sSections [1]
MUS 8444FTE: DoctoralSections [1]
MUS 8450Graduate Seminar in ConductingSections [3]
MUS 8501Music Theory PedagogySections [1]
MUS 8550CompositionSections [1]
MUS 8580Topics in Tonal AnalysisSections [1]
MUS 8581Schenkerian Theory and Analysis ISections [1]
MUS 8666Doctoral Pre-Thesis CreditsSections [1]
MUS 8777Thesis Credits: Master'sSections [1]
MUS 8864Current Issues in EthnomusicologySections [1]
MUS 8888Thesis Credit: DoctoralSections [1]
MUS 8994Directed ResearchSections [2]
MUS 8999Recital Credits: DoctoralSections [2]