Music Composition Classes

Music 15: Music Composition
The emphasis in this class is on original composition for traditional orchestral instruments.  Students have the opportunity to write for performing musicians, and hear all of their compositions performed live.  This class may be taken twice.  Students registering for Music 15 must be able to read music.

Music 117: Popular Songwriting
The emphasis in this class is on all aspects of popular songwriting, from the lyrics to the music to the creation of a demo.

Music 10/11/12: Harmony I, II, III
This three semester sequence covers diatonic and chromatic harmony, voice leading, and analysis of appropriate literature.  It is highly recommended that music majors register for Music 10 their first semester of studies.

Music 92/93: Musicianship II, II
This two semester sequence covers sight singing and dictation of rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic materials.  Music 92 focuses on basic diatonic materials; Music 93 covers more advanced diatonic music.  Music 92 is designed to be taken simultaneously with, or after, Music 10.  Music 93 should be taken simultaneously with, or after, Music 11