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Thursday
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Trina McCarty
Program Coordinator

Curriculum

In order to provide the most detailed information possible, we are providing course information in three different ways. First, we are supplying the complete list of course offerings by course number. Then you will find the yearly sequence of courses. Finally, you will find the courses specific to each sequence (choral, elementary/general and instrumental).

Course Offerings


Course Offerings by Number

MUSIC 603 Percussion Pedagogy - Dr. Kurt Gartner 
MUSIC 636 Woodwind Techniques - Dr. Tod Kerstetter
MUSIC 637 Brass Techniques - Dr. Steve Maxwell
MUSIC 638 Concert & Ethnic Percussion Techniques - Dr. Kurt Gartner
MUSIC 639 Jazz & Marching Percussion Techniques - Dr. Kurt Gartner 
MUSIC 660 Marching Band Techniques - Mr. Don Linn
MUSIC 675 Arranging for Bands - Dr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 676 Arranging Choral Music - Dr. Craig Weston
MUSIC 680 Advanced Rehearsal Techniques - Dr. Frank Tracz 
MUSIC 681 Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques - Dr. Julie Yu 
MUSIC 685 Org./Admin. of the Successful Music Program - Dr. Frank Tracz 
MUSIC 690 Survey of Vocal Music Solos for the Adolescent Solo Singer - Dr. Amy Rosine
MUSIC 700 Literature Analysis - Guest Lecturer
MUSIC 707 History of the Wind Band - Dr. Frank Tracz 
MUSIC 709 History of Choral Music & Repertoire - Dr. Julie Yu
MUSIC 791 Advanced Vocal Pedagogy - Dr. Patricia Thompson
MUSIC 801 Introduction to Graduate Studies - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 805 Theories of Music Teaching - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 807 History & Philosophy of Music Education - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 808 Research in Music Education - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 809 Seminar in Music Education - Dr. Ruth Gurgel
MUSIC 810 Curriculum and Learning Assessment - Dr. Phil Payne
MUSIC 811 Music Education Symposium - Guest Lecturer
MUSIC 813 Composition and Improvisation in the Elementary Curriculum - Dr. Ruth Gurgel
MUSIC 814 Workshop in Music - Dr. Ruth Gurel
MUSIC 858 Advanced Choral Conducting - Dr. Julie Yu
MUSIC 859 Advanced Conducting - Dr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 898 Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination) - Dr. Ruth Gurgel

Yearly Sequence


The new Hybrid Online schedule will begin Summer 2018. The re-design will provide online instruction with a required 1-week required residency each summer to work directly with our world-renowned professors.

2018 selection of courses

MUSIC 638

Concert and Ethnic Percussion Techniques

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 660

Marching Band Techniques

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 685

Org. and Admin. of the Successful Music Program

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 690

Survey of Vocal Music Solos for the Adolescent Solo Singer

Dr. Amy Rosine

MUSIC 700

Literature Analysis

TBA

MUSIC 707History of Wind BandsDr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 709History and Philosophy of Choral Music and RepertoireDr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 807

History and Philosophy of Music Education

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Student Learning Assessment

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 811

Music Education Symposium

Jennifer Bailey

MUSIC 814

Workshop in Music

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination)

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

June 18-22, 2018

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

638

8:00-1:30 603

8:00-noon

811/700

811/707/709

690/660/814

 

 

1:30-5:00

638

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

810

805

807

 

2019 selection of courses

MUSIC 603

Percussion Pedagogy

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 637

Brass Techniques

Dr. Steve Maxwell

MUSIC 791

Vocal Pedagogy

Dr. Patricia Thompson

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 807

History and Philosophy of Music Education

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 809

Seminar in Music Education

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 811

Music Education Symposium

TBA

MUSIC 858

Advanced Choral Conducting

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 859Advanced Instrumental ConductingDr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination)

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

June 17-21, 2019

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

603

8:00-1:30 639

8:00-noon

811/858/859

791/637/809

 

 

1:30-5:00

603

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

801

801

807

808

 

2020 selection of courses

MUSIC 636

Advanced Woodwind Techniques

Dr. Tod Kerstetter

MUSIC 639

Jazz and Marching Percussion Techniques

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 675

Arranging for Bands

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 676

Arranging Choral Music

Dr. Craig Weston

MUSIC 680

Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 681

Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 810

Curriculum Development and Learning Assessment

Dr. Phil Payne

MUSIC 811

Music Education Symposium

TBA

MUSIC 813

Improvisation and Composition in Elementary Classroom

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination)

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

 


Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

639

8:00-1:30 638

8:00-noon

811/675/676

811/680/681

636/813

 

 

1:30-5:00

639

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

808

810

805

 

2021 selection of courses

MUSIC 638

Concert and Ethnic Percussion Techniques

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 660

Marching Band Techniques

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 685

Org. and Admin. of the Successful Music Program

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 690

Survey of Vocal Music Solos for the Adolescent Solo Singer

Dr. Amy Rosine

MUSIC 700

Literature Analysis

TBA

MUSIC 707History of Wind BandsDr. Frank Tracz
MUSIC 709History and Philosophy of Choral Music and RepertoireDr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 807

History and Philosophy of Music Education

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 811

Music Education Symposium

Jennifer Bailey

MUSIC 814

Workshop in Music

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination)

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

June 22-26, 2020

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

638

8:00-1:30 603

8:00-noon

811/700

811/707/709

690/660/814

 

 

1:30-5:00

638

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

801

805

807

 


2022 selection of courses

MUSIC 603

Percussion Pedagogy

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 637

Brass Techniques

Dr. Steve Maxwell

MUSIC 791

Vocal Pedagogy

Dr. Patricia Thompson

MUSIC 807

History and Philosophy of Music Education

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 809

Seminar in Music Education

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Learning Assessment

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 811

Music Education Symposium

TBA

MUSIC 858

Advanced Choral Conducting

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 859Advanced Instrumental ConductingDr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination)

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

603

8:00-1:30 639

8:00-noon

811/858/859

791/637/809

 

 

1:30-5:00

603

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

808

808

807

808

 

2023 selection of courses

MUSIC 636

Advanced Woodwind Techniques

Dr. Tod Kerstetter

MUSIC 639

Jazz and Marching Percussion Techniques

Dr. Kurt Gartner

MUSIC 675

Arranging for Bands

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 676

Arranging Choral Music

Dr. Craig Weston

MUSIC 680

Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques

Dr. Frank Tracz

MUSIC 681

Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques

Dr. Julie Yu

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

Dr. Phillip Payne

MUSIC 811

Music Education Symposium

TBA

MUSIC 813

Improvisation and Composition in Elementary Classroom

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

MUSIC 898

Graduate Report (Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination)

Dr. Ruth Gurgel

 

 

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

639

8:00-1:30 638

8:00-noon

811/675/676

811/680/681

636/813

 

 

1:30-5:00

639

 

(meet and greet)

7:00-9:00

801

808

805

 

Choral Sequence


Download Choral Program of Study (DOC)

Studies in Major Area (14 hours)  

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 681

Advanced Choral Rehearsal Techniques

2

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

3

MUSIC 858

Advanced Choral Conducting

2

MUSIC 685

Organization & Administration of the Successful School Music Program

2

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Learning Assessment

3

MUSIC 898

Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination

2


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies

2

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

3

 

Music History, Theory, and Literature (11 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 709

History of Choral Music and Repertoire

3

MUSIC 807

History & Philosophy of Music Education

3

 

MUSIC 676

Arranging Choral Music

2

MUSIC 690

Survey of Vocal Music for Adolescent Singers

3

 

Pedagogy (2 Hours) 

Course

Course Title 

Credits

MUSIC 791

Vocal Pedagogy

2

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final summer of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists discussing your teaching demonstration in an exit interview with Dr. Gurgel.

Elementary/General Sequence


Download the General Program of Study (DOC)

Studies in Major Area (18 hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 811

Music Education Symposium

7

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

3

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Learning Assessment

3

MUSIC 814

Workshop in Music

3

MUSIC 898

Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination

2


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies

2

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

3

 

Music History (6 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 809

Seminar in Music Education

3

MUSIC 807

History & Philosophy of Music Education

3

 

Music Theory (3 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 813

Composition and Improvisation in the Elementary Curriculum

3

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final semester of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists of describing your teaching presentation in an exit interview with Dr. Gurgel.

 

Instrumental Sequence


Download the Instrumental Program of Study (DOC)

Studies in Major Area (14 hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 680

Advanced Instrumental Rehearsal Techniques

2

MUSIC 805

Theories of Music Teaching

3

MUSIC 859

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

2

MUSIC 685

Organization & Administration of the Successful School Music Program

2

MUSIC 810

Curriculum and Learning Assessment

3

MUSIC 898

Video Teaching Demonstration and Final Examination

2


Research Skills (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 801

Introduction to Graduate Studies

2

MUSIC 808

Research in Music Education

3


Music History (6 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 707

History of Wind Band/Repertoire

3

MUSIC 807

History & Philosophy of Music Education

3


Music Theory (5 Hours)

Course

Course Title

Credits

MUSIC 700

Literature Analysis

3

MUSIC 675

Arranging for Bands

2


Electives (2 Hours) choose from the following

Course

Course Title (each offered once in a 3 year sequence)

Credits

MUSIC 660

Marching Band Techniques

2

MUSIC 603

Percussion Pedagogy

2

MUSIC 636

Woodwind Techniques

2

MUSIC 637

Brass Techniques

2

MUSIC 638

Concert & Ethnic Percussion

2

MUSIC 639

Jazz & Marching Percussion

2

 

Final Examination

You will need to schedule a final examination the final summer of attendance. (Approval for Final Examination form). Prior to this, you must make certain that you have completed all of the courses on your Program of Study that had been submitted.

The final examination consists of a presentation of your teaching demonstration and exit interview with Dr. Gurgel.