Courses

We offer courses from beginning to graduate levels in performance practice, conducting, music history and criticism, non-western music, instrumental and digital music composition, music technology, and music theory.

Courses

The full list of music courses we offer can be found on the Registrar's website.

Courses 2019-20

Fall 2019

Music 1: Beginning Music Theory

Music 3.04: Music and Metaphor 

Music 5.02/AAAS 39.02: History of Jazz since 1959

Music 8/ COSC 002.01: Program Interactive AV Art

  • Professor: Michael Casey
  • Time: 2
  • Location: 201 Life Sciences Center

Music 21: Melody and Rhythm

Music 25: Introduction to Sonic Arts 

  • Professor: Ashley Fure
  • Time: 10A
  • Location: 247 Black Family Visual Art Center (BVAC)

Music 42: From Plato to Mozart (Early Classical Music)

Music 46: Video Games and the Meaning of Life

Music 51: Oral Tradition Musicianship

Music 99: Proseminar

  • Professor: William Cheng
  • Time: Th, 4:30-6:20pm
  • Location: Reed 102

Music 105: Musical Systems

Courses 2019-20

Winter 2020

Music 2: The Music of Today

  • Professor: Kui Dong
  • Time: 11
  • Location: Faulkner

Music 3.02: American Music: Covers, Theft, and Musical Borrowing

Music 7.06: First-Year Seminar: The Power of Music​

Music 11: Introduction to Opera

Music 16.02: Music and Media in Everyday Life​

Music 17.04/CoCo 20/ENGS 17.04: Making Music: The Art, Science, and Symbolism of Musical Instruments

Music 22:  Harmony and Rhythm

Music 26: Sound Synthesis

  • Professor: Jules Gimbrone
  • Time: 2A
  • Location: Hop 58

Music 27/Theater 10.26: Sound Design

  • Professor: Jane Shaw
  • Time: 3A
  • Location: Studio One

Music 32: Improvisation

  • Professor: Kui Dong
  • Time: 2
  • Location: Faulkner

Music 43: From Beethoven to Now (Modern Classical Music)

Music 51: Oral Tradition Musicianship

    Music 104: Computer Music Composition

    • Professor: Jules Gimbrone
    • Time: ARR
    • Location: Hallgarten

    Courses 2019-20

    Spring 2020

    Music 1: Beginning Music Theory

    Music 4/ASCL 70.09: Global Sounds

    • Professor: Ted Levin
    • Time: 10A
    • Location: Hartman

    Music 6: Masterpieces of Western Art Music

    • Professor: TBA
    • Time: 2
    • Location: Faulkner

    Music 20: Introduction to Music Theory

    Music 23: Timbre and Form

    • Professor: TBA
    • Time: 10A
    • Location: Lower Buck

    Music 25: Introduction to Sonic Arts 

    Music 28: Sonic Space and Form

    Music 30:  Composition Seminar

    • Professor: TBA
    • Time: 2A
    • Location: Lower Buck

    Music 34: Sound Art Practice

    Music 51: Oral Tradition Musicianship

    Music 52.01:  Conducting and Artistic Direction

    • Professor: TBA
    • Time: 10A
    • Location: Faulkner

    Music 103: Sound Analysis, Synthesis, and Digital Signal Processing