vocal music, extended techniques, country music, dolly parton, folk music, contemporary composition, women composers, contemporary performance, chamber music
MUSC 4001 - New Musical Styles and Practices
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
Studies advanced orchestration techniques through score analysis and student projects. Offered fall of odd-numbered years.