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Socolofsky, Annika

Assistant Professor

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  • vocal music, extended techniques, country music, dolly parton, folk music, contemporary composition, women composers, contemporary performance, chamber music

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  • MUSC 3041 - Instrumentation and Arranging
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Learn to create professional arrangements for a diverse combination of instruments and/or voices. The course will work through instrumentation, score and part preparation, and issues of orchestration to prepare music student to create successful arrangements for a wide range of concert music settings. Final arranging projects will be geared towards individual interests.
  • MUSC 4001 - New Musical Styles and Practices
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Explores a variety of music from the 20th and 21st centuries beginning with Stravinsky and moving through current trends. Involves a mix an analysis/exploration of this music with short composition assignments imitating the different styles. Offered spring of odd-numbered years.
  • MUSC 4041 - Orchestration
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Studies advanced orchestration techniques through score analysis and student projects. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.
  • MUSC 4141 - Instrument Design Lab: Sound, Perception & Creativity
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022
    Explores fundamental physical concepts of sound and music in a hands-on laboratory environment. Surveys a number of topics such as tuning, temperament, harmony and timbre through the construction of PVC overtone flutes, an investigation in the timbral intention of Dolly Parton's vocal technique, physical modeling through the testing of 3D-printed vowel flutes, the construction of a "Long String Instrument," and more. The course culminates in each student inventing, designing, and demonstrating their own new instrument. Same as MUSC 5141.
  • MUSC 5141 - Instrument Design Lab: Sound, Perception & Creativity
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022
    Explore fundamental physical concepts of sound and music in a hands-on laboratory environment. Survey a number of topics through the construction of PVC overtone flutes, an investigation in the timbral intention of Dolly Parton's vocal technique, physical modeling through the testing of 3D-printed vowel flutes, the construction of a "Long String Instrument," and more. Specific topics include: tuning and temperament, harmony and timbre, and preparing the piano (digital and analog). Same as MUSC 4141.
  • PMUS 1526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2022
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  • PMUS 2526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
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  • PMUS 3526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
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  • PMUS 4526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
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  • PMUS 5526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2022
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