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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Course Catalog 2017-2018

Jazz Studies Courses


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Jazz Studies Courses: Private Study


Students may audition for secondary private study in jazz. Those qualified are placed on a faculty teaching schedule subject to the availability of space on that schedule. In some cases qualified students are assigned private secondary study with advanced students under the Supervised Student Teaching Program. Students may continue this study as long as they remain in good academic standing in the study, and as long as room on a teaching schedule is available.

Principal Private Applied Study (in piano, trumpet, bass, guitar, trombone, drums, saxophone) - 6 or 8 credits

Secondary Private Applied Study (in piano, trumpet, bass, guitar, trombone, drums, saxophone) - 2 credits

Jazz Studies Courses: Classroom


The following courses are offered for students interested in jazz performing, arranging, composing, and African American music, as well as for students interested in a Jazz Studies major. Also included is a related cross-listed course in the Department of Musicology (MHST 290, 291) and African American Studies (AAST 171, 172): Introduction to African American Music (offered alternate years).

Jazz Studies Courses: Composition


Principal Private Jazz Composition Study - 6 or 8 credits
Prospective students will be requested to submit scores for review by the Jazz Studies faculty before being admitted to Principal Private Jazz Composition Study.

Secondary Private Jazz Composition Study - 2 credits
Secondary Private Jazz Composition Study is offered to qualified students subject to the availability of space on the schedule of the jazz composition instructor.

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