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MUS 562, 552, 572, OR 576

Class Description: MUS 562 - Preparation and public performance of representative works from the symphonic literature. All instrumental students must be enrolled in the orchestra program. VAM Symphony Orchestra gives four concerts each year. OR MUS 552 - Vocal Theatre Workshop focuses on staged performances of vocal repertoire. Solo and ensemble pieces will be tailored and assigned to the students. Each term will culminate in a fully-produced show for the public. OR MUS 572 - Each Artist Diploma pianist is expected to organize and present at least one public performance each semester which involves performing with at least one other person. Students report on their project to the College Office by downloading the semester report form from the Student Resources section of the college website. OR MUS 576 -Composition students must arrange a public performance of an original composition. This involves preparation of the score, editing, finding performers, organizing rehearsals and arranging a performance date and venue. It may including performing, or conducting a group of performers. For composition majors only.  

MUS 563, 553, 573, OR 577

Class Description: MUS 563 - Preparation and public performance of representative works from the symphonic literature. All instrumental students must be enrolled in the orchestra program. VAM Symphony Orchestra gives four concerts each year. OR MUS 553 - Vocal Theatre Workshop focuses on staged performances of vocal repertoire. Solo and ensemble pieces will be tailored and assigned to the students. Each term will culminate in a fully-produced show for the public. OR MUS 573 - Each Artist Diploma pianist is expected to organize and present at least one public performance each semester which involves performing with at least one other person. Students report on their project to the College Office by downloading the semester report form from the Student Resources section of the college website. OR MUS 577 -Composition students must arrange a public performance of an original composition. This involves preparation of the score, editing, finding performers, organizing rehearsals and arranging a performance date and venue. It may including performing, or conducting a group of performers. For composition majors only.

MUS 564, 554, 574, OR 578

Class Description: MUS 564 – Preparation and public performance of representative works from the symphonic literature. All instrumental students must be enrolled in the orchestra program. VAM Symphony Orchestra gives four concerts each year. OR MUS 554 – Vocal Theatre Workshop focuses on staged performances of vocal repertoire. Solo and ensemble pieces will be tailored and assigned to the students. Each term will culminate in a fully-produced show for the public. OR MUS 574 – Each Artist Diploma pianist is expected to organize and present at least one public performance each semester which involves performing with at least one other person. Students report on their project to the College Office by downloading the semester report form from the Student Resources section of the college website. OR MUS 578 -Composition students must arrange a public performance of an original composition. This involves preparation of the score, editing, finding performers, organizing rehearsals and arranging a performance date and venue. It may including performing, or conducting a group of performers. For composition majors only.

MUS 541

Class Description: Each college student receives 32 one-hour private lessons during the academic year.  Students also participate in master classes/technique classes/repertoire classes.  Recital appearances are expected.  Students may request a particular private instruction teacher. The CEO will assign the student to the requested teacher whenever space permits.

MUS 542

Class Description: Each college student receives 32 one-hour private lessons during the academic year.  Students also participate in master classes/technique classes/repertoire classes.  Recital appearances are expected.  Students may request a particular private instruction teacher. The CEO will assign the student to the requested teacher whenever space permits.

MUS 121

Class Description: An intensive ear-training and sight-singing course using the moveable “do” system. Tonal, atonal and multiple part diatonic music is studied.

MUS 122

Class Description: An intensive ear-training and sight-singing course using the moveable “do” system. Tonal, atonal and multiple part diatonic music is studied. Builds on the foundations established in MUS 121 - Ear Training I

MUS 141

Class Description: Each college student receives 32 one-hour private lessons during the academic year.  Students also participate in master classes/technique classes/repertoire classes.  Recital appearances are expected.  Students may request a particular private instruction teacher. The Executive Director will assign the student to the requested teacher whenever space permits.

MUS 141a OR MUS 161

Class Description: MUS 141a - The examination of piano teaching material for beginning and professional students. Discussion will include the development of good musical taste, technical skills, memorization and intelligent practice. For piano majors only. OR MUS 161 - Preparation and public performance of representative works from the symphonic literature. All instrumental students must be enrolled in the orchestra program. VAM Symphony Orchestra gives three concerts each year.

MUS 142

Class Description: Each college student receives 32 one-hour private lessons during the academic year.  Students also participate in master classes/technique classes/repertoire classes.  Recital appearances are expected.  Students may request a particular private instruction teacher. The Executive Director will assign the student to the requested teacher whenever space permits..