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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Wind Instruments, BMus


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Contact

Steven Heyman, Chair, Setnor School of Music
310 Crouse College, 315-443-1638, sheyman@syr.edu

Faculty

Jill Coggiola (Clarinet), Michael Coldren (Tuba and Euphonium), Kelly Covert (Flute), Dana DiGennaro (Flute), Jon Garland (Horn), William Harris (Trombone), Diane Hunger (Saxophone), Alina Plourde (Oboe), Gregory Quick (Bassoon), John Raschella (Trumpet)

Description

The performance program stresses the development of technical skills, repertory, poise, and overall musicianship. Since most performers continue study beyond the bachelor’s degree, the program also provides a sound basis for advanced study. To reflect preparation for upperdivision recital(s), upper-division credits in the principal performance area increase from 2 to 4 credits per hour of instruction.

Student Learning Outcomes


1. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and  the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire.

2. Demonstrate functional keyboard skills to support musicianship at the appropriate level.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the common elements and organizational patterns of music and their aural and verbal analysis and  a functional understanding of musical forms, processes, and structures.

4. Demonstrate the ability to complete aural dictation at the appropriate level.

5. Demonstrate growth in artistry and technical skills in an ensemble setting and collaborative competency and knowledge of ensemble repertoire.

6. Demonstrate a functional knowledge of music history and repertoire through the present time, including the study and experience of musical languages and cultures.

7. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire.

8. Demonstrate growth in artistry and technical skills in an ensemble setting and collaborative competency and knowledge of ensemble repertoire.

9. Demonstrate knowledge and skills sufficient to work as a leader, and in collaboration, on matters of musical interpretation.

10. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire.

11. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire.

12. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and  the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire.

Program Requirements


Major Requirements: 52 credits


  • PRINCIPAL PERFORMANCE AREA:  24 credits
  • SECONDARY PERFORMANCE AREA:  4 credits
    (Keyboard Skills Unless Piano or Organ Student)

Large Ensembles: 8 credits


  • One Large Ensemble Required for Each Semester in Residence

Small Ensembles: 4 credits


Weekly Student Convocations: 0 credits


  • Required for Each Semester in Residence

Area Specialty/Music Electives: 14-16 credits


  • No HOM Courses Allowed

Academic Electives: 24 credits


Foreign Language  (4 credits)

Social Sciences  (6 credits)

Arts & Sciences Electives  (6 credits)

Free Academic Electives  (8 credits)

Total Credits Required: 123


Degree Awarded: BMus in Wind Instruments


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