MUSIC - Music

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Below are the courses available from the MUSIC subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, class times, and textbooks.

MUSIC 100 - Rudiments of Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Fundamentals of music theory approached through aural and written training. Note: Not available for degree credit to students enrolled in a BMus (all routes) degree program.


MUSIC 101 - Introduction to Western Art Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A study of music literature with an emphasis on listening and analytical tools. A brief survey of the history of Western music will be included. Not available for degree credit to BMus (all routes) students.


MUSIC 102 - Introduction to World Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 165.


MUSIC 103 - Introduction to Popular Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A survey of popular music's development as a category of musical and cultural practice, an industry and an object of study, during the twentieth century.


MUSIC 122A - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons tor two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 122B - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 124 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 125A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd students.


MUSIC 125B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd students.


MUSIC 126A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 126B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 127A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 127B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 129A - Fundamental Keyboard Skills View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department. Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 129B - Fundamental Keyboard Skills View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department. Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 132 - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 140A - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 140B - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 141A - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, or Concert Band. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 141B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, or Concert Band. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 143 - Indian Music Ensemble I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 0-4L-0)

The classical music of India, through group instruction in singing, tabla (drums), sitar (plucked lute), sarangi (bowed lute), bansuri (flute), harmonium, ensemble performance, and related readings, films, and discussions. A set of instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 143A - Indian Music Ensemble I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The classical music of India, through group instruction in singing, tabla (drums), sitar (plucked lute), sarangi (bowed lute), bansuri (flute), harmonium, ensemble performance, and related readings, films, and discussions. A set of instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 143B - Indian Music Ensemble I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The classical music of India, through group instruction in singing, tabla (drums), sitar (plucked lute), sarangi (bowed lute), bansuri (flute), harmonium, ensemble performance, and related readings, films, and discussions. A set of instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 144 - West African Music Ensemble I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

Polyphonic and polyrhythmic music of West Africa, through ensemble performance of the percussion and vocal music of the Ewe people of Ghana, and related readings, films, and discussions. A set of Ewe percussion instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 148 - Middle Eastern and North African Music Ensemble I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

The study of Middle Eastern and North African vocal and instrumental music (primarily Arab, Persian, and Turkish musical traditions) through group instruction and ensemble performance, and related readings, films, and discussions. The ability to read music is not required. Some traditional instruments will be available. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 149A - Jazz Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Jazz Band I or Jazz Band II. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 149B - Jazz Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Jazz Band I or Jazz Band II. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 151A - Aural and Keyboard Skills I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

The development of basic musicianship skills through dictation and performance of pitch, rhythmic, and keyboard exercises. Prerequisite: MUSIC 100 or satisfactory completion of Department of Music Theory Placement Exam and Aural Skills Exam for other than BMus students. Corequisite: MUSIC 155 or 156. Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, BEd Music Major/Minor, BA (Honors) Music Major, and BA Music Major/Minor students.


MUSIC 151B - Aural and Keyboard Skills I View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

The development of basic musicianship skills through dictation and performance of pitch, rhythmic, and keyboard exercises. Prerequisite: MUSIC 100 or satisfactory completion of Department of Music Theory Placement Exam and Aural Skills Exam for other than BMus students. Corequisite: MUSIC 155 or 156. Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, BEd Music Major/Minor, BA (Honors) Music Major, and BA Music Major/Minor students.


MUSIC 155 - Music Theory I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Diatonic harmony and voice leading; elementary analysis. Prerequisite: MUSIC 100 or satisfactory completion of Department of Music Theory Placement Examination. Registration priority given to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, BEd Music Major/Minor, BA (Honors) Music Major, and BA Music Major/Minor students.


MUSIC 156 - Music Theory II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Chromatic harmony and voice leading; analysis. Prerequisite: MUSIC 155. Registration priority given to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, BEd Music Major/Minor, BA (Honors) Music Major, and BA Music Major/Minor students.


MUSIC 170 - Introduction to Composition, and Sonic Arts View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to both acoustic and electronic, computer-based composition and sonic art creation. The ability to read music and perform on an instrument is required. Registration priority given to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, BA (Honors) Music Major, BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA Music Major students.


MUSIC 186 - Musical Life in the Contemporary World View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Introduction to the spectrum of musical practices in the world through focus on listening and on the repertoires, social contexts, and lives of its practitioners.


MUSIC 192A - Contemporary Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Performance and coaching experience in a range of 20thcentury and contemporary repertoires. Prerequisite: consent of the Department based on audition.


MUSIC 192B - Contemporary Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Performance and coaching experience in a range of 20thcentury and contemporary repertoires. Prerequisite: consent of the Department based on audition.


MUSIC 193A - Experimental Improvisation Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Improvised, experimental music explored through creative exercises, group instruction and performance. No formal training is required. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 193B - Experimental Improvisation Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Improvised, experimental music explored through creative exercises, group instruction and performance. No formal training is required. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 201 - Western Music and Contexts View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Study of selected works and their significance in a variety of musical, social, and historical contexts. Prerequisite: MUSIC 101 or equivalent. Not available for degree credit to BMus (all routes) students


MUSIC 202 - Studies in World Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduces issues arising from and tools for understanding the musical diversity surveyed in MUSIC 102. Prerequisite: MUSIC 102 or consent of the department.


MUSIC 203 - Issues in Popular Music Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Critical study of popular musics in contemporary society, approached through social and cultural theory. Prerequisite: MUSIC 103 or consent of Department.


MUSIC 206 - History of Jazz View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 313.


MUSIC 207 - Instruments for Children View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Laboratory experience with recorder ensemble, small winds, chording and percussion instruments. Prerequisites: MUSIC 150 or 156, and 151.


MUSIC 213 - Woodwind Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1L-0)

Introduction to woodwind instruments for music educators. Prerequisite: Music 150 or 156 and 151. Corequisite or prerequisite: Music 121 or 125, or 124, or consent of Department. NOTE: Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 214 - Brass Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1L-0)

Introduction to brass instruments for music educators. Prerequisite: Music 150 or 156 and 151 or equivalent. Corequisite or prerequisite: Music 121 or 125, or 124, or consent of Department. NOTE: Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 215 - Percussion Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1L-0)

Introduction to percussion and rhythm section instruments for music educators. Prerequisite: Music 150 or 156 and 151. Corequisite or prerequisite: Music 121 or 125, or 124, or consent of Department. NOTE: Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 218 - Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1L-0)

Practical and theoretical instruction on guitar, string bass, and ukulele with focus on classroom teaching. Prerequisite: MUSIC 156 and 151. Corequisite or prerequisite: MUSIC 125, 126, or 124, or consent of Department. NOTE: Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd Music Major/Minor, BEd Music Major/ Minor, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 218 - Guitar and Bass Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-1L-0)

Practical and theoretical instruction on guitar and string bass with focus on classroom teaching. Prerequisite: Music 150 or 156 and 151. Corequisite or prerequisite: Music 121 or 125, or 124, or consent of Department. NOTE: Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 222A - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 222B - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 224 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisites: MUSIC 121 or 125, or 124 or equivalent and consent of Department.


MUSIC 225A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd students. Prerequisite: MUSIC 121 or 125, or 124 or equivalent.


MUSIC 225B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd students. Prerequisite: MUSIC 121 or 125, or 124 or equivalent.


MUSIC 226A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 226B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 227A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 227B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 230 - Choral Techniques and Pedagogy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Prerequisites: MUSIC 150 or 156, and 151, or equivalent. Note: Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA (Honors) Music Major students.


MUSIC 232 - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 245 - Introduction to Music Technologies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Computer technology with a focus on MIDI, synthesis, and software programs for sequencing, music notation, audio recording and transformation, and music on the Internet. Prerequisites: ability to read music. Registration priority will be given to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, BEd Music Major/Minor, BA (Honors) Music Major and BA Music Major students.


MUSIC 251A - Aural and Keyboard Skills II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

A continuation of MUSIC 151. Prerequisite: MUSIC 151. Corequisite: MUSIC 255 or 256 or consent of Department.


MUSIC 251B - Aural and Keyboard Skills II View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-3L-0)

A continuation of MUSIC 151. Prerequisite: MUSIC 151. Corequisite: MUSIC 255 or 256 or consent of Department.


MUSIC 255 - Music Theory III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Elementary contrapuntal writing; analysis of Baroque and Classical Music. Prerequisites: MUSIC 150 or 155 and 156.


MUSIC 256 - Music Theory IV View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced analysis, study of works from the late Classical and Romantic repertoire. Prerequisite: MUSIC 255.


MUSIC 263 - Instrumentation and Arranging View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

A study of the technical and expressive characteristics of the standard orchestral instruments. An introduction to historical developments in orchestration is included. Prerequisites: MUSIC 150 or 156 or equivalent. Formerly MUSIC 462.


MUSIC 270A - Composition and Sonic Arts 1 View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 170, or permission from the Department. Twenty-six half-hour composition tutorials over two terms. Note: Public performance of works completed in the course will be expected. Registration priority given to BMus, BA (Honors) Music Major, BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA Music Major students.


MUSIC 270B - Composition and Sonic Arts 1 View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 170, or permission from the Department. Twenty-six half-hour composition tutorials over two terms. Note: Public performance of works completed in the course will be expected. Registration priority given to BMus, BA (Honors) Music Major, BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA Music Major students.


MUSIC 280 - Introduction to the Study of Western Music History View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A study of music history and style to 1600 from the perspective of social, cultural, and philosophical contexts, emphasizing the development of listening, score reading, research, critical thinking, and communication skills. Prerequisite: Music 155 or, for students not in a BMus program, consent of the department. Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 281.


MUSIC 283 - Western Art Music, Medieval - 1750 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A study of music history and style from the medieval period to 1750 from social, cultural, and philosophical perspectives with attention to listening, score reading, research, critical thinking, and communication skills. Prerequisite: MUSIC 186 or consent of the department. Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 281.


MUSIC 283 - Western Art Music, 1600-1850 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

A study of music history and style from 1600 to 1850 from social, cultural, and philosophical perspectives with attention to listening, score reading, research, critical thinking, and communication skills. Prerequisite: MUSIC 280. Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 281.


MUSIC 284 - Western Art Music, 1750-present View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

A study of music history and style from 1750 to present from social, cultural, and philosophical perspectives with attention to listening, score reading, research, critical thinking, and communication skills. Prerequisite: MUSIC 186 or consent of the department. Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 282.


MUSIC 284 - Western Art Music, 1850-present View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A study of music history and style from 1850 to present from social, cultural, and philosophical perspectives with attention to listening, score reading, research, critical thinking, and communication skills. Prerequisite: MUSIC 280. Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 282.


MUSIC 301 - Music Pedagogy I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

This course will explore theories of teaching and learning music, physical approaches to playing an instrument, related methodologies, and other topics related to the teaching of music in a studio setting. Prerequisite: MUSIC 156.


MUSIC 302 - Music Pedagogy II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Music 302 will build on students' pedagogical understanding and give them a hands-on, one-on-one teaching experience in the community, a CSL component, working with enrichment programs in strings, inner city school programs and other established community connections. Prerequisite: Music 301.


MUSIC 303 - Piano Pedagogy I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Prerequisites: MUSIC 221, 224, 225, or equivalent.


MUSIC 304 - Piano Pedagogy II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 303.


MUSIC 314 - Music in Canada View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The history of music in Canada from colonial times to the present. Prerequisite: MUSIC 101 or equivalent. Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 215.


MUSIC 315 - Introduction to Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Development of basic conducting techniques and score reading. Prerequisites: MUSIC 150 or 156, and 151, or equivalent


MUSIC 321 - Diction for Singers I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

The application of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to singing in English and German. Prerequisite: MUSIC 125 (Voice) or consent of Department. Not open to students with credit in MUSIC 320.


MUSIC 322 - Diction for Singers II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

The application of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to singing in French and Italian. Prerequisite: MUSIC 125 (Voice) or consent of Department. Not open to students with credit in MUSIC 320.


MUSIC 365 - Topics in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 265. May require payment of additional student instructional support fees when associated with Study Abroad program offered off campus. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.


MUSIC 365 - Topics in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Not available to students with credit in MUSIC 265. May require payment of additional student instructional support fees when associated with Study Abroad program offered off campus. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.


MUSIC 403 - Piano Literature I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 404 - Piano Literature II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 409 - Vocal Literature I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An extensive study of art song and concert repertoire composed for solo voice. Course format is seminar- and performance-based. Prerequisite: MUSIC 225 (voice or any instrument) or equivalent.


MUSIC 410 - Vocal Literature II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A continuation of the study of art song and concert repertoire composed for solo voice. Course format is seminar-and performance-based. Prerequisite: MUSIC 409.


MUSIC 413 - Studies in the History of Jazz View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 416 - Instrumental Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 315.


MUSIC 417 - Choral Conducting and Pedagogy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 315.


MUSIC 422A - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 422B - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 424 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Open only to non-BMus students and students transferring into the BMus Composition and Theory route. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisites: MUSIC 224 or equivalent and consent of Department.


MUSIC 425A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd students. Note: Students intending to enrol in MUSIC 526 are required to have successfully presented a public recital while enrolled in MUSIC 425. Prerequisite: MUSIC 225.


MUSIC 425B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd students. Note: Students intending to enrol in MUSIC 526 are required to have successfully presented a public recital while enrolled in MUSIC 425. Prerequisite: MUSIC 225.


MUSIC 426A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Open only to non- BMus students and students transferring into the BMus Composition and Theory route. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisites: MUSIC 224 or equivalent and consent of Department.


MUSIC 426B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Open only to non- BMus students and students transferring into the BMus Composition and Theory route. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisites: MUSIC 224 or equivalent and consent of Department.


MUSIC 427A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition. Not to be taken by students with credit in MUSIC 420.


MUSIC 427B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition. Not to be taken by students with credit in MUSIC 420.


MUSIC 431 - Band Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

Musical and practical aspects of band conducting. Prerequisite: A conducting course or substantial conducting experience.


MUSIC 432 - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 433 - The Organ and Its Literature I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 434 - The Organ and Its Literature II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 435 - Vocal Pedagogy I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A comprehensive study of vocal techniques, and methods of vocal training in classical singing, including the physicality of the instrument. Prerequisites: MUSIC 221 or 225, or 224, or equivalent.


MUSIC 436 - Vocal Pedagogy II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A continuing study of vocal techniques, and methods of vocal training in classical singing, including the physicality of the instrument. Prerequisite: MUSIC 435.


MUSIC 438 - Poetry and Performance of the German Lied View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, 3-3L-0)

Available only to students attending the summer master course of the Franz-Schubert-Institut in Baden bei Wien, Austria. Prerequisite: consent of Department and acceptance into the Franz-Schubert-Institut program. MUSIC 438 is graded on a CR/NC basis.


MUSIC 439A - Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 439B - Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 440A - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 440B - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 441A - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 441B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 442A - Specialized Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition.


MUSIC 442B - Specialized Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition.


MUSIC 443 - Indian Music Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

The classical music of India, through group instruction in singing, table (drums), sitar (plucked lute), sarangi (bowed lute), bansuri (flute), harmonium, ensemble performance, and related readings, films and discussions. A set of instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: MUSIC 143 or consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 444 - West African Music Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

Polyphonic and polyrhythmic music of West Africa, through ensemble performance of the percussion and vocal music of the Ewe people of Ghana, and related readings, films and discussions. A set of Ewe percussion instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: MUSIC 144 or consent of the Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 445 - Electroacoustic Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-3L-0)

Electroacoustic music techniques, history and repertoire. Prerequisite: consent of department. Registration priority will be given to BMus (all routes), BA (Honors) Music Major, BEd Music Major/Minor, BA Music Major and graduate students in Music.


MUSIC 446A - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 446B - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 447A - Conducting Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Vocal), Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Instrumental), or Graduate Recital Choir. Prerequisite: Consent of Department, based on audition. Note: Does not fulfill large-ensemble requirements in BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd programs.


MUSIC 447B - Conducting Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Vocal), Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Instrumental), or Graduate Recital Choir. Prerequisite: Consent of Department, based on audition. Note: Does not fulfill large-ensemble requirements in BMus (all routes) and BMus/BEd programs.


MUSIC 448 - Middle Eastern and North African Music Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

The study of Middle Eastern and North African vocal and instrumental music (primarily Arab, Persian, and Turkish musical traditions) through group instruction and ensemble performance, and related readings, films, and discussions. The ability to read music is not required. Some traditional instruments will be available. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: MUSIC 148 or consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 449A - Jazz Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Jazz Band I, or Jazz Band II. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 449B - Jazz Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Jazz Band I, or Jazz Band II. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 450 - Analysis Through Performance View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Analysis of a range of 20th century and contemporary repertoires through performance and coaching. Prerequisite: MUSIC 455, or consent of department.


MUSIC 451 - Aural and Keyboard Skills III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

The development of advanced musicianship skills. Prerequisites: MUSIC 250 or 256, and 251, or equivalent.


MUSIC 455 - Music Theory V View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Theories of art music composed between 1900 and 1950. Prerequisite: MUSIC 256. Not to be taken by students with credit in MUSIC 256 prior to 2008.


MUSIC 456 - Music Theory VI View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Analysis of popular musics. Prerequisite: MUSIC 256.


MUSIC 457 - String Literature View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 458 - Music Theory Vll View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Theories of art music composed after 1950. Not to be taken by students with credit in MUSIC 455 prior to 2008. Prerequisite: MUSIC 455 taken in 2008 or later.


MUSIC 459 - String Pedagogy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 221, 224, 225, 226, 227, or consent of Department.


MUSIC 463 - Orchestration View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

A detailed study of orchestration and its historical developments. Prerequisite: MUSIC 263.


MUSIC 464 - Topics in Ethnomusicology: Music and Religion View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Explores music and sound as central aspects of religious concepts, meaning, and performance, with special emphasis on ritual. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 465 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Variable topic course which may be taken more than once if topic(s) vary.


MUSIC 466 - Topics in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 467 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: India and South Asia View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 468 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: The Arab World View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 469 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: Music and Islam View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Addresses the sonic practices of Islamic rituals, Muslim discourses about music, and the relation of both to the rich diversity of religious and musical practices in Muslim societies around the globe. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 470 - Composition and Sonic Arts 2 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Tutorial instruction in either acoustic or electronic free composition. Public performance of compositions is required. Prerequisite: MUSIC 270 (or equivalent) and consent of the Department based on portfolio review. Pre or corequisite: MUSIC 263. Registration priority given to BMus, BA (Honors) Music Major, BEd Music Major/Minor, and BA Music Major students.


MUSIC 471 - Composition and Sonic Arts 3 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Tutorial instruction in either acoustic or electronic free composition. Public performance of compositions is required. Prerequisite: MUSIC 470 and consent of the Department based on portfolio review. Pre or corequisite: MUSIC 445. Registration priority given to BMus, BA (Honors) Music Major, BEd.


MUSIC 472 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: Africa View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A study of the music cultures of the African continent, including indigenous instruments, traditional and popular genres and styles, and social,economic, and political factors. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 473 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: The Persianate World View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The music of Inner and Central Asia, with specific emphasis on areas inhabited by Persian-speaking peoples or broadly influenced by Persian literature and culture. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 480 - Survey of Contemporary Music and Sonic Arts View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Overview of acoustic and/or electroacoustic repertoire since 1970. Co- or Prerequisite: MUSIC 256 or consent of Department.


MUSIC 481 - Topics in Contemporary Music and Sonic Arts View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Co- or prerequisite: MUSIC 455 or consent of Department


MUSIC 482 - Studies in Music and Gender View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 483 - Studies in Musical Genre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 484 - Studies in Music and Society View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 485 - Composer Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 487 - Period Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 488 - Studies in Music and Film View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The intersections of music and filmmaking studies from academic, analytical, historical and critical perspectives. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 489 - Studies in Music and Identity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The role of music and its technologies in constructing, enacting,and contesting collective and individual. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 492A - Contemporary Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Performance and coaching experience in a range of 20thcentury and contemporary repertoires. Prerequisite: consent of the Department based on audition.


MUSIC 492B - Contemporary Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Performance and coaching experience in a range of 20thcentury and contemporary repertoires. Prerequisite: consent of the Department based on audition.


MUSIC 493A - Experimental Improvisation Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Improvised, experimental music explored through creative exercises, group instruction and performance. No formal training is required. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 493B - Experimental Improvisation Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Improvised, experimental music explored through creative exercises, group instruction and performance. No formal training is required. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 495 - The Business of Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course introduces students to a specialized literature focusing on today's music careers and the business of music in a Canadian context.


MUSIC 501 - Music History Seminar I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 504 - Honors Essay View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Restricted to BA Honors Music major students.


MUSIC 505 - Bibliography and Methods of Research View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department. Registration priority given to MA students in music, MMus, BMus (Music History), BMus (World Music), and BA (Honors) Music Major students. If space remains, restricted to BMus (all routes) students only.


MUSIC 506 - Tutorial Study View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Independent research in a specific area of the student's interest. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 507 - Writing About Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Through lectures, assigned readings, and short written assignments, students will investigate technical aspects relevant to writing about music. Uses of grammar, rhetoric, and the graphic design of musical illustrations will be addressed in order to develop facility, as well as a clear and personal style of paper writing. The course will be team taught to cover conventional modes of written expression in music history, theory, and ethnomusicology. Prerequisite: MUSIC 505.


MUSIC 508 - Seminar on Music in Canada View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 509 - Advanced Vocal Literature I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An extensive study of art song and concert repertoire composed for solo voice. Course format is seminar- and performance-based.


MUSIC 510 - Advanced Vocal Literature II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A continuation of the study of art song and concert repertoire composed for solo voice. Course format is seminar-and performance-based. Prerequisite: MUSIC 409.


MUSIC 513 - Topics in the History of Jazz View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 522A - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 522B - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 524 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisites: MUSIC 424 or equivalent and consent of Department.


MUSIC 525A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) students.


MUSIC 525B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes) students.


MUSIC 526A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six half -hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition. Not to be taken by students with credit in MUSIC 520.


MUSIC 526B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six half -hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition. Not to be taken by students with credit in MUSIC 520.


MUSIC 527A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 527B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 1-0-0)

For non-BMus students. Twenty-six one-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 532 - Second Practical Subject View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Restricted to BMus (all routes), BMus/BEd, and BEd students majoring in secondary music education. Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 538 - Poetry and Performance of the German Lied View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, 3-3L-0)

Available only to students attending the summer master course of the Franz-Schubert-Institut in Baden bei Wien, Austria. Prerequisite: consent of Department and acceptance into the Franz-Schubert-Institut program. Music 538 is graded on a CR/NC basis.


MUSIC 543 - Indian Music Ensemble V View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

The classical music of India, through group instruction in singing, tabla (drums), sitar (plucked lute), sarangi (bowed lute), bansuri (flute), harmonium, ensemble performance, and related readings, films, and discussions. A set of instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 544 - West African Music Ensemble V View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

Polyphonic and polyrhythmic music of West Africa, through ensemble performance of the percussion and vocal music of the Ewe people of Ghana, and related readings, films, and discussions. A set of Ewe percussion instruments will be available. The ability to read music is not required. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on assessment in the first class.


MUSIC 545 - Interactive Sounds and Systems View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Seminar in the design and application of interactive musical systems using media languages such as Max/MSP or equivalent. Prerequisites: Music 445 or equivalent or consent of Department.


MUSIC 546A - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 546B - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 547A - Conducting Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Vocal), Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Instrumental), or Graduate Recital Choir. Prerequisite: Consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 547B - Conducting Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Vocal), Graduate Choral Conductors' Ensemble (Instrumental), or Graduate Recital Choir. Prerequisite: Consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 548 - Middle Eastern and North African Music Ensemble V View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-4L-0)

The study of Middle Eastern and North African vocal and instrumental music (primarily Arab, Persian, and Turkish musical traditions) through group instruction and ensemble performance, and related readings, films, and discussions. The ability to read music is not required. Some traditional instruments will be available. Course may be repeated where topics vary. Prerequisite: consent of Department


MUSIC 549A - Jazz Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Jazz Band I, or Jazz Band II. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 549B - Jazz Ensembles View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Jazz Band I, or Jazz Band II. Prerequisite: consent of Department based on audition.


MUSIC 555 - Issues in Theory and Analysis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 455 or 456.


MUSIC 556 - Seminar in Music Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisites: MUSIC 256 and consent of Department.


MUSIC 557 - Advanced Studies in String Literature View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 558 - Advanced Theories of Music After 1950 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: Consent of Department.


MUSIC 559 - Advanced Studies in String Pedagogy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 564 - Advanced Topics in Ethnomusicology: Music and Religion View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Explores music and sound as central aspects of religious concepts, meaning, and performance, with special emphasis on ritual. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 565 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Variable topic course which may be taken more than once if topic(s) vary. May require payment of additional student instructional support fees when associated with Study Abroad program offered off campus. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.


MUSIC 565 - Area Studies in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Variable topic course which may be taken more than once if topic(s) vary. May require payment of additional student instructional support fees when associated with Study Abroad program offered off campus. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar .


MUSIC 566 - Topics in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 365 or consent of Department.


MUSIC 567 - Advanced Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: India and South Asia View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 568 - Advanced Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: The Arab World View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 569 - Advanced Area Studies in Ethnomusicology: Music and Islam View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Addresses the sonic practices of Islamic rituals, Muslim discourses about music, and the relation of both to the rich diversity of religious and musical practices in Muslim societies around the globe. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 570 - Composition and Sonic Arts 4 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Tutorial instruction in either acoustic or electronic free composition. Public performance of compositions is required. Prerequisite: MUSIC 471 (or equivalent) and consent of the Department based on portfolio review. Normally, MUSIC 570 is available only to students in the Composition and Sonic Arts Route of the BMus program.


MUSIC 571 - Composition and Sonic Arts 5 View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Tutorial instruction in either acoustic or electronic free composition. Public performance of works is required. Prerequisite: MUSIC 570 (or equivalent) and consent of the Department based on portfolio review. Normally, MUSIC 571 is available only to students in the Composition and Sonic Arts Route of the BMus program.


MUSIC 572 - Advanced Studies in Ethnomusicology: Africa View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A study of the music cultures of the African continent, including indigenous instruments, traditional and popular genres and styles, and social,economic, and political factors. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 573 - Advanced Studies in Ethnomusicology: The Persianate World View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The music of Inner and Central Asia, with specific emphasis on areas inhabited by Persian-speaking peoples or broadly influenced by Persian literature and culture. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 580 - Advanced Contemporary Repertoire View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Overview of acoustic and/or electroacoustic repertoire from c. 1950. Co- or Prerequisite: MUSIC 256.


MUSIC 581 - Advanced Studies in Avant-Garde View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 256.


MUSIC 582 - Advanced Studies in Music and Gender View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 583 - Advanced Studies in Musical Genre View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 584 - Advanced Studies in Music and Society View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 585 - Advanced Composer Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 587 - Advanced Period Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 588 - Advanced Studies in Music and Film View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The intersections of music and filmmaking studies from academic, analytical, historical and critical perspectives. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 589 - Advanced Studies in Music and Identity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The role of music and its technologies in constructing, enacting,and contesting collective and individual. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 595 - The Business of Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Consent of the department.


MUSIC 601 - Tutorial Study View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 602A - Tutorial Study View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 1.5-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 602B - Tutorial Study View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 1.5-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 603 - Practicum in Piano Teaching View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-0-3)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 304 or consent of Department.


MUSIC 604 - Piano Pedagogy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 304 or consent of Department.


MUSIC 608 - Seminar in 20th-Century Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 614 - Proseminar in Musicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An overview of history, methodologies, and current issues in musicology. Prerequisite: MUSIC 505.


MUSIC 615 - Seminar in Musicology I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 621A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 621B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 623A - Supplementary Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 623B - Supplementary Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(TWO TERM, 0.5-0-0)

Twenty-six half-hour lessons for two terms. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 624 - Supplementary Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

Thirteen one-hour lessons for one term. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 625 - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 9)(VAR, 2-0-0)

Thirteen hours of lessons over either the fall term or over two terms, plus attendance at weekly repertoire class.


MUSIC 625A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(VAR, 2-0-0)

Thirteen hours of lessons over either the fall term or over two terms, plus attendance at weekly repertoire class.


MUSIC 625B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 9)(VAR, 2-0-0)

Thirteen hours of lessons over either the fall term or over two terms, plus attendance at weekly repertoire class.


MUSIC 630A - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 630B - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 631 - Advanced Band Techniques View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Advanced musical and practical aspects of band conducting. Prerequisite: MUSIC 431 or equivalent, or substantial conducting experience, and consent of the Department.


MUSIC 632A - Advanced Wind Band Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 431 or equivalent, or substantial conducting experience, and consent of the Department.


MUSIC 632B - Advanced Wind Band Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 431 or equivalent, or substantial conducting experience, and consent of the Department.


MUSIC 633 - Seminar in Choral Literature I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 634 - Seminar in Choral Literature II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 635 - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 636 - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 635 and consent of Department.


MUSIC 638A - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 630.


MUSIC 638B - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 630.


MUSIC 639A - Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department, based upon audition.


MUSIC 639B - Vocal and Instrumental Chamber Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department, based upon audition.


MUSIC 640A - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based upon audition.


MUSIC 640B - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based upon audition.


MUSIC 641A - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition.


MUSIC 641B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition.


MUSIC 645 - Topics in Applied Music Technologies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisites: MUSIC 445 or equivalent, or consent of Department.


MUSIC 646A - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 646B - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department, based on audition.


MUSIC 650 - Proseminar in Music Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 651 - Seminar in Music Analysis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 653 - Seminar in History of Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 654 - Seminar in Theory and Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 660A - ADVANCED COMPOSITION I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 660B - Advanced Composition I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 661 - Advanced Composition II View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 660.


MUSIC 665 - Issues in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 666 - Field Methods in Ethnomusicology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 670 - Proseminar in Popular Music and Media Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

MUSIC 670 is a proseminar that provides an overview of the history, issues, and methodologies in Popular Music Studies and its related fields.


MUSIC 692A - Contemporary Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Performance and coaching experience in a range of 20thcentury and contemporary repertoires. Prerequisite: consent of the Department based on audition.


MUSIC 692B - Contemporary Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Performance and coaching experience in a range of 20thcentury and contemporary repertoires. Prerequisite: consent of the Department based on audition.


MUSIC 693A - Experimental Improvisation Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Improvised, experimental music explored through creative exercises, group instruction and performance. No formal training is required. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 693B - Experimental Improvisation Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Improvised, experimental music explored through creative exercises, group instruction and performance. No formal training is required. Prerequisite: consent of the Department.


MUSIC 699 - Directed Research View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 721A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 721B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)
There is no available course description.

MUSIC 725A - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Twenty-six hours of lessons over two terms, plus one hour of repertoire class per week.


MUSIC 725B - Applied Music View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 15)(TWO TERM, 2-0-0)

Twenty-six hours of lessons over two terms, plus one hour of repertoire class per week.


MUSIC 730A - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 730B - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 735 - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 736 - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.


MUSIC 738A - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 730.


MUSIC 738B - Choral Conducting View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 730.


MUSIC 739A - Special Projects in Chamber Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 739B - Special Projects in Chamber Music View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-2L-0)

Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 740A - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 740B - Choral Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Concert Choir or Madrigal Singers. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 741A - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 741B - Instrumental Ensemble View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

Wind Ensemble, University Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, or Guitar Ensemble. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 746A - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 746B - Opera Workshop View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(TWO TERM, 0-4L-0)

The coaching and staging of opera literature. Prerequisite: consent of Department based upon audition. Restricted to Doctor of Music students.


MUSIC 760A - Advanced Composition III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Restricted to DMus Composition students.


MUSIC 760B - Advanced Composition III View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(TWO TERM, 3-0-0)

Restricted to DMus Composition students.


MUSIC 761 - Advanced Composition IV View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 760. Restricted to DMus Composition students.


MUSIC 903 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

This is a pass/fail course.


MUSIC 903 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

This is a pass/fail course.


MUSIC 906 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

This is a pass/fail course.


MUSIC 906 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

This is a pass/fail course.


MUSIC 909 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 9 (fi 18)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

This is a pass/fail course.


MUSIC 909 - Directed Research Project View Available Classes

★ 9 (fi 18)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

This is a pass/fail course.