Music--General (MUSX)

MUSX 101 Orientation for Music Majors

0 credits
An orientation to requirements, processes, and opportunities associated with the study of music as a discipline for new students in the School of Music; a foundation for success and survival in the study of music. Graded P/F. Hybrid lecture and online course for first year students; online only course for transfer students.

MUSX 140 Recital Attendance

0 credits
Students will attend five Lionel Hampton School of Music (LHSOM) Convocations, five faculty/guest recitals, and five other music performances. Graded P/F.

MUSX 200 (s) Seminar

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MUSX 203 (s) Workshop

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MUSX 204 (s) Special Topics

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MUSX 283 (s) English and Italian Diction for Singers

2 credits
The first semester in a yearlong sequence of study of the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet in English and foreign languages for singing. This course covers the phonetic symbols and diction rules for English and Italian.
Prereq: Music Major or Permission .

MUSX 284 (s) German and French Diction

2 credits
Continuation of the study of the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet in singing. This course covers the phonetic symbols and diction rules for German and French.
Prereq: MUSX 283 .

MUSX 298 (s) Internship

1-3 credits, max arranged
Open to all students. Graded P/F.
Prereq: Permission.

MUSX 299 (s) Directed Study

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MUSX 301 Technology for Musicians

1 credit
Current applicable music technologies and software, as well as lighting, acoustics, recording, sound reinforcement and troubleshooting associated with technology.
Prereq: Music Major or Permission.

MUSX 320 Alexander Technique I

1 credit
Joint-listed with MUSX 520.
An active and scholarly exploration of the Alexander Technique. Participants will discover how their habits of movement are interfering with their overall coordination. The purpose of this course is to unlock creativity, discover freedom and ease in performance, reduce stress and tension throughout the body, and prevent performance related injuries.

MUSX 330 Continuing Studies in the Alexander Technique

1 credit, max arranged
Joint-listed MUSX 530.
Continuation of study of the Alexander Technique for musicians, actors and dancers.
Prereq: MUSX 320 or MUSX 520.

MUSX 400 (s) Seminar

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MUSX 403 (s) Workshop

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MUSX 404 (s) Special Topics

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MUSX 410 Current Topics in Music Business

3 credits
This course will focus on the current topics and trends common to the many areas that fall under the umbrella of Music Business. Topics will include: career niches and opportunities, press kit/introduction materials (bios, resume, CV, cover letters, business cards, headshots), the audition process, touring, branding, marketing and advertising oneself or a group, copyright laws, publications, social media and online presence, taxes, and professional ethics.

MUSX 498 (s) Internship

1-3 credits, max arranged
Open to all juniors and seniors and graduate students. Graded P/F.
Prereq: Permission.

MUSX 499 (s) Directed Study

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MUSX 500 Master's Research and Thesis

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MUSX 501 (s) Seminar

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MUSX 502 (s) Directed Study

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MUSX 503 (s) Workshop

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MUSX 504 (s) Special Topics

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MUSX 511 Bibliography and Research

3 credits
Orientation to grad study; bibliography and research procedures.
Prereq: Admission to graduate program or Permission.

MUSX 520 Alexander Technique I

1 credit
Joint-listed with MUSX 320.
An active and scholarly exploration of the Alexander Technique. Participants will discover how their habits of movement are interfering with their overall coordination. The purpose of this course is to unlock creativity, discover freedom and ease in performance, reduce stress and tension throughout the body, and prevent performance related injuries.

MUSX 530 Continuing Studies in the Alexander Technique

1 credit, max arranged
Joint-listed MUSX 330.
Continuation of study of the Alexander Technique for musicians, actors and dancers.
Prereq: MUSX 320 or MUSX 520.

MUSX 598 (s) Internship

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MUSX 599 (s) Research

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Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.
Prereq: Permission.