MUSC 3226 - Percussion Literature and Pedagogy for Undergraduate Percussion Majors
Explores, examines and analyzes percussion music, performance techniques and how to teach them through readings, discussion, analysis, extensive listening, and score study. The course is designed to meet the specific needs and requirements of the individual student. May be repeated up to 3 total credit hours.
MUSC 3642 - History of Jazz 1
Utilizing musical examples and analysis, this course studies the distinctly American art form of jazz music from its origins up to the 1950's, including the various traditions, practices, historical events and people most important to its evolution. Offered fall only.
MUSC 5026 - Percussion Literature
In-depth investigation of major original solo works for percussion, significant ensemble literature including chamber and large ensembles, and selected transcriptions. Offered spring semester of odd numbered years.