Courses Offered for 2012/2013


(subject to change)



*** THE COURSES LISTED BELOW ARE FOR 2013-2014 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
11 Folk Music
15 Popular Music: The Beatles
15 Popular Music: TBA
32 Instrumental Instruction*
32V Vocal Instruction*
32VM Vocal Masterclass*
33A Introduction to Composition I
87 Freshman 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
101A Music Theory and Practice I
102A Music Theory and Practice IV
103 A Seminar in Composition I
105 Jazz Composition
107 Critical Studies Seminar
113 Topics in Classic, Romantic, and Modern Music
116 Popular Music Studies Seminar - Topic TBA
120A History of Music in Western Culture I
126 Blues: An Oral Tradition
130 Chamber Music Performance
132 Pro-Seminar in Instrumental Instruction*
132V Pro-Seminar in Vocal Instruction*
137A Jazz Theory and Improvisation
143 Department Seminar
170 Musical Acoustics
174A Audio and MIDI Studio Techniques I
176 Music Technology Seminar: TBA
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Just Intonation
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Palimpsest
201B Projects in New Music Performance: Improvisation Ensemble
201C Projects in New Music Performance: Percussion Ensemble
201D Projects in New Music Performance: Composition Juries
201F Projects in New Music Performance- Ensemble R.U.N.S.
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
206 Experimental Studies Seminar
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar: Music, Race, and Ethinicity in the U.S.
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar - Music, Sound and Biopolitics: 1968-Present
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar: Personal Narrative, Musical Voices
228 Conducting
232 Pro-Seminar in Music Performance*
234 Symphonic Orchestra
245 Focus on Performance
267 Advanced Music Technology Seminar: Programming Music Software (FALL 2012)
270C Compositional Algorithms
270D Advanced Projects in 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
5 Sound in Time
9 Symphony
13AM World Music/Multicultural America
14 Contemporary Music
15 Popular Music: TBA
15 Popular Music: Video Game Music and Sound Design
32 Instrumental Instruction*
32V Vocal Instruction*
32VM Vocal Masterclass*
33B Introduction to Composition II
87 Freshman 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
102B Music Theory and Practice V
103B Seminar in Composition II
111 World Music Traditions - Chinese Opera
112 Topics in European Music Before 1750
113 Topics in Classic, Romantic, and Modern Music
120B History of Music in Western Culture II
127A Jazz Roots and Early Development (1900-1943)
130 Chamber Music Performance
132 Pro-Seminar in Instrumental Instruction*
132V Pro-Seminar in Vocal Instruction*
133 Projects in New Music Performance
137B Jazz Theory and Improvisation
143 Department Seminar
160A Senior Project in Computer Arts I
171 Computer Music I
173 Audio Production: Mixing and Editing
174B Audio and MIDI Studio Techniques II
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Just Intonation
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Bass Ensemble
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Palimpsest
201C Projects in New Music Performance: Percussion Ensemble
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: Vocal Lab: Experimental Practices
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar: Intercultural Resources and Dialogue
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar: Historiography and (Music) History, in Theory and i
232 Pro-Seminar in Music Performance*
234 Symphonic Orchestra
245 Focus on Performance
250 Special Projects
253 Integrative Studies Seminar in Critical Studies
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
7 Music, Science, and Computers
12 Opera
13AF World Music/Africa
13AS World Music/Asia and Oceania
15 Popular Music: The Beatles
15 Popular Music: Hip Hop
15 Popular Music: TBA
32 Instrumental Instruction*
32V Vocal Instruction*
32VM Vocal Masterclass*
33C Introduction to Composition III
87 Freshman 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
102C Music Theory and Practice VI
103C Seminar in Composition III -
104 Jazz Transcription and Analysis
114 Music of the Twentieth Century
116 Popular Music Studies Seminar - Topic TBA
120C History of Music in Western Culture III
127B Jazz Since 1946: Freedom and Form
130 Chamber Music Performance
132 Pro-Seminar in Instrumental Instruction*
132V Pro-Seminar in Vocal Instruction*
137C Jazz Theory and Improvisation
143 Department Seminar
150 Jazz and the Music of the African Diaspora: Special Topics Seminar- Miles Davis
160B Senior Project in Computer Arts II
172 Computer Music ll
174C Audio and MIDI Studio Techniques III
175 Musical Psychoacoustics
176 Music Technology Seminar: TBA
200 Contemporary Chamber Opera Performance
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Just Intonation
201A Projects in New Music Performance: Palimpsest
201B Projects in New Music Performance: Improvisation Ensemble
201C Projects in New Music Performance: Percussion Ensemble
202 Advanced Projects in Performance
203C Advanced Projects in Composition
203D Advanced Projects in Composition
204 Focus on Composition
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: Computational Acoustic Modeling for Sound Synthesi
206 Experimental Studies Seminar: Sound Installation Art I
207 Theoretical Studies Seminar: Ecomusicology
229 Seminar in Orchestration
232 Pro-Seminar in Music Performance*
234 Symphonic Orchestra
245 Focus on Performance
251 Integrative Studies Seminar in Ethnomusicology
254 Integrative Studies Seminar in Creative Practice
270B Musical Cognitive Science
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 and on the Undergraduate bulletin board. Instruction is available for bass, bassoon, cello, clarinet, flute, french horn, guitar, harp (tentative), oboe, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone/tuba, trumpet, viola, violin, and voice.

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: Sitar and Tabla. Please see the General Audition Requirements handout for information on each ensemble and how to audition. Information is also available on the Department’s website at http://music.ucsd.edu/.

Note: Sequence courses (Music 1, 2, 2K, 33, 101, 102, 103, 120, 137, 174, and ICAM 160) must be taken in order. They always begin in Fall quarter.

For further information, visit the Music Department undergraduate program website. For questions, contact info@music.ucsd.edu.