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Courses Offered by Quarter

(subject to change)

*** THE COURSES LISTED BELOW ARE FOR 2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR. ***


FALL
1A Fundamentals of Music A
2A Basic Musicianship
2AK Basic Keyboard
4 Introduction to Western Music
6 Electronic Music
8 American Music: Jazz Cultures
13 Worlds of Music: Cumbia
15 Popular Music: Great Singers in Popular Music
15 Popular Music: Punk, Indie and Alternative
17 Hip Hop
32 Instrumental Instruction*
32V Vocal Instruction*
32VM Vocal Masterclass*
33A Introduction to Composition I
43 Department Seminar
87 Freshman Seminar: Anatomy of the Groove
95C Concert Choir
95D Symphonic Chorus
95E Chamber Orchestra
95G Gospel Choir - Pass/No Pass only
95JC Jazz Chamber Ensembles
95K Chamber Singers
95L Wind Ensemble
95W World Music Ensembles: Indian Classical Music Ensemble
101A Music Theory and Practice I
102 Topics in Music Theory
103 A Seminar in Composition I
103D Honors Seminar in Composition
120A History of Music in Western Culture I
126 Blues: An Oral Tradition
130 Chamber Music Performance
131 Advanced Improvisation Performance
132 Pro-Seminar in Instrumental Instruction*
132R Recital Preparation*
132V Pro-Seminar in Vocal Instruction*
134 Symphonic Orchestra
137A Jazz Theory and Improvisation
143 Department Seminar
170 Musical Acoustics
173 Electronic Music Production and Composition
174A Audio and MIDI Studio Techniques I
177 Music Programming
201C Projects in New Music Performance: Percussion Ensemble (rfbf)
201D Projects in New Music Performance: Composition Juries
201D Projects in New Music Performance: 2nd Year Juries
202 Advanced Projects in Performance
203A Advanced Projects in Composition
203D Advanced Projects in Composition
204 Focus on Composition
205 Focus on Integrative Studies
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: (multiple listed)
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: Telematic Music Performance
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: Sound Installation Art I
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: Crossing Boundaries
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: Deep and shallow
206 Experimental Studies Seminar:Writing for Brass
211 Introduction to Ethnomusicology
232 Pro-Seminar in Music Performance*
234 Symphonic Orchestra
245 Focus on Performance
270D Advanced Projects in Computer Music
271C Survey of Electronic Techniques III
272 Seminar in Live Computer Music
298 Directed Research
299 Advanced Research Projects and Independent Study
500 Apprentice Teaching
501 Apprentice Teaching - Non-departmental
WINTER
1B Fundamentals of Music B
2B Basic Musicianship
2BK Basic Keyboard
4 Introduction to Western Music
5 Sound in Time
7 Music, Media and Technology
12 Opera
15 Popular Music-Variable Topics
17 Hip Hop
32 Instrumental Instruction*
32V Vocal Instruction*
32VM Vocal Masterclass*
33B Introduction to Composition II
43 Department Seminar
95B Instrumental Choir for Bass
95C Concert Choir
95D Symphonic Chorus
95E Chamber Orchestra
95G Gospel Choir - Pass/No Pass only
95JC Jazz Chamber Ensembles
95K Chamber Singers
95L Wind Ensemble
95W World Music Ensembles: Indian Classical Music Ensemble
101B Music Theory and Practice II
103B Seminar in Composition II
103E Honors Seminar in Composition
106 Topics in Music Analysis
107 Critical Studies Seminar
111 World Music Traditions
113 Topics in Classic, Romantic, and Modern Music
114 Music of the Twentieth Century
120B History of Music in Western Culture II
127 Discover Jazz
130 Chamber Music Performance
132 Pro-Seminar in Instrumental Instruction*
132R Recital Preparation*
132V Pro-Seminar in Vocal Instruction*
134 Symphonic Orchestra
137B Jazz Theory and Improvisation
143 Department Seminar
150 Jazz and the Music of the African Diaspora
160A Senior Project in Computer Arts I
160A Senior Project in Computing Arts I
171 Computer Music I
173 Electronic Music Production and Composition
174B Audio and MIDI Studio Techniques II
201A Projects in New Music Performance:
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Palimpsest
201B Projects in New Music Performance: Improvisation Ensemble
201C Projects in New Music Performance: Percussion Ensemble (rfbf)
201D Projects in New Music Performance: Composition Juries
202 Advanced Projects in Performance
203B Advanced Projects in Composition
203D Advanced Projects in Composition
204 Focus on Composition
205 Focus on Integrative Studies
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: Advanced Rhythm Reading
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: (multiple listed)
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar
210 Musical Analysis
229 Seminar in Orchestration
232 Pro-Seminar in Music Performance*
234 Symphonic Orchestra
245 Focus on Performance
270A Digital Audio Processing
270D Advanced Projects in Computer Music
271A Survey of Electronic Music Techniques
298 Directed Research
299 Advanced Research Projects and Independent Study
500 Apprentice Teaching
SPRING
1C Fundamentals of Music C
2C Basic Musicianship
2CK Basic Keyboard
2JK Jazz Keyboard
4 Introduction to Western Music
5 Sound in Time
9 Symphony
11 Folk Music-Mexican Folk Music
12 Opera
15 Popular Music-Variable Topics
17 Hip Hop
32 Instrumental Instruction*
32V Vocal Instruction*
32VM Vocal Masterclass*
33C Introduction to Composition III
43 Department Seminar
95C Concert Choir
95D Symphonic Chorus
95E Chamber Orchestra
95G Gospel Choir - Pass/No Pass only
95JC Jazz Chamber Ensembles
95K Chamber Singers
95L Wind Ensemble
95W World Music Ensembles: Indian Classical Music Ensemble
101C Music Theory and Practice III
103C Seminar in Composition III -
103F Honors Seminar in Composition
106 Topics in Music Analysis
107 Critical Studies Seminar
111 World Music Traditions - Persian Music
115 Women in Music
120C History of Music in Western Culture III
127 Discover Jazz
130 Chamber Music Performance
132 Pro-Seminar in Instrumental Instruction*
132R Recital Preparation*
132V Pro-Seminar in Vocal Instruction*
133 Projects in New Music Performance
134 Symphonic Orchestra
137C Jazz Theory and Improvisation
143 Department Seminar
160B Senior Project in Computer Arts II
160B Senior Project in Computing Arts II
172 Computer Music ll
173 Electronic Music Production and Composition
174C Audio and MIDI Studio Techniques III
175 Musical Psychoacoustics
176 Music Technology Seminar
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Opera
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Quiet Music
201B Projects in New Music Performance
201C Projects in New Music Performance: Percussion Ensemble (rfbf)
201D Projects in New Music Performance: Composition Juries
202 Advanced Projects in Performance
203C Advanced Projects in Composition
203D Advanced Projects in Composition
204 Focus on Composition
205 Focus on Integrative Studies
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: (multiple listed)
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar
210 Musical Analysis
228 Conducting
232 Pro-Seminar in Music Performance*
234 Symphonic Orchestra
245 Focus on Performance
270C Compositional Algorithms
270D Advanced Projects in Computer Music
271B Survey of Electronic Techniques II
298 Directed Research
299 Advanced Research Projects and Independent Study
500 Apprentice Teaching

* Music majors and minors ONLY. Students must audition prior to enrollment. Audition days and times will be posted on the Music Department website. Instruction is available for bass, cello, clarinet, flute, harpsichord, percussion, piano, jazz piano, viola, violin, and voice. http://musicweb.ucsd.edu/ugrad/ugrad-pages.php?i=108

Performance ensembles courses- Music 95B-W, 130, 131, and 134- are open to ALL students, not just Music majors and minors. Auditions are required for all ensembles except for Music 95C: Concert Choir, Music 95G: Gospel Choir, and Music 95W: Indian Classical Music. Please see the information on each ensemble as well as how to audition at edu/ugrad/ensembles.php

Note: Sequence courses (Music 1, 2, 2K, 33, 101, 102, 103, 120, 137, 174, and MUS 160A and B) must be taken in order. They always begin in Fall quarter except MUS 160A and B, which are offered Winter and Spring quarters.