Summer 2017 Courses

Summer 2017 Courses

Courses at the 1000 and 2000 levels have no prerequisites. Courses at the 3000 and 4000 levels are appropriate for music majors and others seeking more advanced, intense training. MUSI 2340 and all courses at the 3000 and 4000 levels fulfill requirements for the major in music.

Session I - May 15-June 10

MUSI 2390 / 3390 Introduction to Music and Computers

Ted Coffey
3.0 credits
Lecture: MTWRF / 1:00-3:15 pm / New Cabell Hall 207
MUSI 2390 Class Number: 12164
MUSI 3390 Class Number: 12388

Introduction to the use of computers in music composition, with hands-on experience. At the 2000 level, the course is appropriate for non-majors and has no prerequisites. At the 3000 level, the course is appropriate for majors and other students who commit to advanced work.

Session II - June 12-July 8

MUSI 2070 / 4508 Popular Music / Topics in American Music

Kyle Chattleton
3.0 credits
Lecture: MTWRF / 10:30am - 12:45 pm / TBA
MUSI 2070 Class Number: 11073
MUSI 4508 Class Number: 12387

History, analysis, and reception of popular music in the US from minstrelsy to Miley Cyrus. At the 2000 level, the course is appropriate for non-majors and has no prerequisites. At the 4000 level, the course is appropriate for majors and other students who commit to advanced work.

MUSI 2559 / 4535 Composing with Sound and Video / Interactive Media

Eli Stine
3.0 credits
Lecture: MTWRF / 1:00-3:15 pm / New Cabell Hall 415
MUSI 2559 Class Number: TBA
MUSI 4535 Class Number: 12211

History of electronic sound, video, and their relationship; basic audio and video editing skills; hands-on experience through creative projects. We will create sound design for film, video art (video-recorded and/or animated materials), and realtime multimedia projects. No experience with audio or video technologies required, though it is welcome. At the 2000 level, the course is appropriate for non-majors and has no prerequisites. At the 4000 level, the course is appropriate for majors and other students who commit to advanced work.

 

Session III - July 10-August 4

MUSI 1010 Introduction to Music

Craig Comen
3.0 credits
Lecture: MTWRF / 10:30am - 12:45 pm / TBA
Class Number: 11073

An introduction to the academic study of music. The class focuses primarily on the history of Western classical music, allowing us to develop a technical vocabulary to discuss music from many different repertories. We’ll explore the cultural frameworks of listening communities from the past, and develop a historical understanding of how we engage with music in the present. No previous musical experience required.

MUSI 2340 Learn to Groove

Robert Jospe
2.0 credits
Lecture: MTWRF / 1:00-2:30 pm / TBA
Class Number: 10952

Study of rhythmic patterns associated with rhythms from West African, the Caribbean, Brazil, and the United States, through theory and performance.

MUSI 2559 / 4547 Sound Art

Rachel Devorah
3.0 credits
Lecture: MTWRF / 1:00-3:15 pm / TBA
MUSI 2559 Class Number: TBA
MUSI 4547 Class Number: 12211

Historical survey of sound art; taxonomy of different sound art practices; use of emergent technologies in the discipline. A studio course with hands-on learning of the diverse skills needed to realize sound art works and develop methods of critique. At the 2000 level, the course is appropriate for non-majors and has no prerequisites. At the 4000 level, the course is appropriate for majors and other students who commit to advanced work.

4000-level students will create an original work for an exhibit at the end of the course.

Address

McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu